Employment Litigation and Counseling

Attorneys

“I am extremely proud to be a founding member of this firm. The ability of our attorneys to apply their expertise and experience, to consistently develop innovative approaches to deliver the results our clients expect, continues to be the firm's cornerstone.”

- Bernard S. Berkowitz

The field of employment law is constantly evolving. Our employment law attorneys have decades of experience counselling and assisting employers in developing effective strategies to address the requirements of  federal, state and local employment laws, regulations and court decisions, as well as aggressively representing individuals in discrimination and wrongful termination claims.  

Employers: Our representation and counseling for employers includes:

  • Defense of employment law suits and administrative actions (NJDCR, EEOC, OSHA, DOL, etc.)
  • Enforcement of non-compete agreements and restrictive covenants
  • Drafting and updating employee handbooks and codes of conduct
  • Drafting employment agreements 
  • Conducting internal investigations
  • Providing leave and disability accommodation guidance
  • Conducting management and employee training
  • Advising through complex or difficult employment dilemmas

Individuals: Our representation and counseling for individuals includes:

  • Negotiating executive employment agreements
  • Negotiating severance
  • Enforcing employment rights through litigation
    • Harassment
    • Whistleblower protection
    • Discrimination (sex, age, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, etc.)
    • Retaliation
    • Family and medical leave
    • Disability accommodation
    • Wrongful termination
    • Unpaid wages