Advancing and Protecting the Interests of Employees

Rabner Allcorn Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C. distinguishes itself by providing sophisticated yet personal legal representation in employment law matters to individuals who have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, whistleblower retaliation or harassment at their jobs.

Our employment law attorneys take the time to understand our clients' objectives, whether in the negotiation of severance agreements, employment contracts or non-compete agreements, obtaining an accommodation for a disability at work, or following the unanticipated loss of a job.  We handle a wide range of other workplace issues on behalf of employees, including disputes involving family and medical leaves, overtime and minimum wage, and sexual harassment claims.  We are experienced at negotiating cases to a resolution and in representing clients through arbitration, mediation and litigation.


Providing Smart, Tailored Business Advice to Entrepreneurs

In addition to representing employees, attorneys in our small business and entrepreneurial services practice provide innovative and strategic guidance to  clients who are seeking to start, grow or restructure a business, purchase another business, sell their interest in a business, or protect their shareholder or other equity interests.

At Rabner Allcorn Baumgart and Ben-Asher, P.C., our attorneys guide our clients regarding their legal rights when they face the inevitable breakdown of a partnership or small business.  Our lawyers collaborate so our individual strengths in employment and business law combine to form a powerful web of legal support for our clients.  We work with our clients to chart a clear path to resolve their legal problems.

Other Areas of Expertise

We also have expertise in other areas, including appellate law, family law and estate and tax planning matters. This often is of special benefit to our employment and business law clients because these fields can be an integral component of comprehensive representation.

In addition, many of our attorneys serve as mediators in employment law and business disputes, among other types of cases.

A History of Commitment in Representing Employees and Entrepreneurs

Founded in 1977, our firm is comprised of attorneys who represent employees in New Jersey and New York who have been wrongfully discharged or whose other legal rights have been violated, whether by closely held businesses or Fortune 500 companies.  Our firm is large enough to afford clients the resources necessary to succeed in an array of employment and entrepreneurial-related matters, yet small enough that our clients have direct access to our highly accomplished attorneys with in-depth employment law and business law experience.

Clients rely on Rabner Allcorn Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C. for the drive and perseverance its attorneys provide and the results they produce in  discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment and other employment-related cases, as well as in its comprehensive representation of entrepreneurs and small businesses in corporate and commercial matters. From our office in Upper Montclair, we serve all of New Jersey as well as representing clients who work in New York.

Martindale-Hubbell's® rating programs lists the firm as one of the Top Ranked Law Firms in the United States. Four of our New Jersey employment lawyers, Elliot M. Baumgart (2009 to present), David Ben-Asher (2006 to present), Jonathan I. Nirenberg (a “Rising Star” for 2011 to 2013) and Teresa Boyle-Vellucci (for 2013 to the present and a “Rising Star” in 2009), are listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers. Elliot M. Baumgart, David Ben-Asher, Jonathan I. Nirenberg and Harold Rabner have the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated from Martindale-Hubbell® in recognition that their peers consider them to be at the highest level of professional excellence.*

Contact Us Today

For more information or to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys, you can contact us online or call us at (973) 744-4000. Our office is located in Essex County at 52 Upper Montclair Plaza, Upper Montclair, New Jersey 07043.