Naoki Fujita

Naoki Fujita is currently a Senior Staff Attorney on the Workers’ Rights Team. At TakeRoot, his practice includes representing service sector and construction employees in wage/hour and employment discrimination actions. He has served as counsel in the Brooklyn office National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and at the Office of Labor Policy and Standards of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. He has provided testimony on employment-related legislation before the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council. His research on labor conditions of frontline retail workers has been cited by the New York Times and NPR’s Marketplace. Before his legal career, Naoki worked as an organizer for SEIU, UNITE HERE! and the Retail Action Project (RAP). He received a B.A. from Yale College and a J.D. from the Fordham School of Law. He serves on the advisory board of the Music Workers Alliance.