Practice Area Details

Employment Law

The field of employment law continues to be the fastest growing category of civil litigation.  Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo is recognized as a statewide leader in this practice area and the Employment Law Group provides the Firm’s clients with advice and counsel on all facets of the employer/employee relationship.  Our public sector clientele includes school boards, municipalities, counties and authorities throughout New Jersey.  Private sector representation includes a variety of corporations ranging from banking to manufacturing.

Our specific practice areas encompass virtually every aspect of employment law, including:

DEFENDING MANAGEMENT IN EMPLOYMENT-RELATED LAWSUITS: We have substantial experience in evaluating and protecting clients from employee-related lawsuits and our successful and cost-efficient representation in all types of employment matters have earned us a reputation as a go to firm for both public entities and private corporations.  Our experienced litigators, many certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Civil Trial Attorneys, have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of this rapidly changing field of law, frequently handling matters involving the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, Title VII, the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (Whistleblower Statute), the New Jersey Family Leave Act, the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Our trial practice has included cases involving sexual harassment, race discrimination, national origin discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, disability/handicap discrimination and restrictive covenant/non-compete litigation.  The Firm has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving claims of sexual harassment, racial discrimination, whistleblower actions and hostile work environment claims.  Our extensive litigation background has also led to frequent successful results in mediations, settlements, motions and appellate practice.

EDUCATION/PREVENTION: Staying informed of the constant changes in the field of employment law is something on which we pride ourselves at Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo.  Our attorneys are active on both the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and as Masters and Barristers at the Sidney Reitman Employment Law Inn of Court.  Our philosophy is to emphasize the importance of training and education to all management clients.  We have significant experience in drafting and revising employment policies, employee manuals, employee handbooks and anti-harassment policies and regularly provide training seminars to our client’s supervisors and staff.  Our skilled employment attorneys are also often called upon to perform internal investigations of employment matters for the Firm’s diverse body of clients.

REPRESENTING EMPLOYEES: The Firm also represents numerous employees in matters ranging from the negotiation of severance packages to claims of racial discrimination and whistleblowing.  The Firm has obtained successful results in cases arising under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination in the areas of sexual harassment, hostile work environment and racial discrimination.