Employment Lawyers Protecting the Interests of Employees

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. distinguishes itself by providing sophisticated yet personal legal representation in employment law matters to individuals whose rights have been violated at work. We handle matters involving unlawful discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, harassment and a wide range of other employment law rights.

Our employment law attorneys take the time to understand our clients' objectives, whether regarding a wrongful termination, negotiation of an employment contract or severance agreement, or obtaining an accommodation for a disability at work. We handle numerous other workplace issues on behalf of employees, including disputes involving family and medical leaves, non-compete agreements, overtime and minimum wage and sexual harassment. We are experienced in negotiating employment law disputes to a resolution as well as at representing clients through arbitration, mediation and litigation.

Providing 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 to protect their shareholder or other equity interests.


At Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, 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 of law, including family law, appellate law, estate and tax planning and zoning and land use matters. This often is of special benefit to our employment and business law clients because these fields can be integral components 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.

Our clients rely on us for the drive and perseverance our attorneys provide and the results we produce in discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment and other employment-related cases, as well as in our comprehensive representation of entrepreneurs and small businesses in corporate and commercial matters. From our office in Upper Montclair, we serve all of New Jersey and also represent 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 (“Rising Star” from 2011 to 2013) and Teresa Boyle-Vellucci (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.

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