We help freelancers get paid. Payment can be as simple as writing a persuasive demand letter on your behalf. Our team of seasoned litigators will also take your case to court if needed.
Freelance isn't free™. Our attorneys advocate vigorously on behalf of freelancers who don't get paid for their work, including through New York City's "Freelance Isn't Free" Act. We help freelancers recover overdue payments and promote strategies to avoid non-payment in the first place.
57.3 million Americans freelanced in 2017 (according to a 2017 study entitled "Freelancing in America" by Upwork and the Freelancers Union).
In 2015, each freelancer in the U.S. lost about $6,000 on average due to non-payment. They also averaged about $6,000 in late payments -- some waiting an average of 3 months for payment. (According to the most recent statistics from the Freelancers Union.)
Don't be another statistic. Reclaim income that's rightfully yours now.
The Act requires your clients to provide contracts for each project and pay within 30 days of completion.
The Act also prohibits your clients from retaliating against you for seeking payment. This includes pressuring you to accept less than initially agreed.
You don't necessarily have to be based in New York City to be protected by the Act. This is especially the case for digital nomads who work for New York City-based clients.
Don't start a project without one. This is the first step in protecting your intellectual property and your income.
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