Employment Law

Attorneys Dedicated to Protecting Employee Rights

photo Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. concentrates its practice in employment law. Our attorneys have prevailed in landmark cases that have not only benefited our clients, but also set precedents governing future employment law litigation.

At a time when employment law is continually evolving and litigation abounds, we offer New Jersey and New York employees, including executives and professionals, sound legal advice and clear guidance in a broad range of employment law matters.

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What Kinds of Employment Law Cases Does Our Firm Handle?
Employment Discrimination

We represent employees with regard to all forms of unlawful discrimination, including discrimination due to age, color, disability, gender (sex), marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation and veteran or military status.

Retaliation and Whistleblowers

We help employees who have experienced retaliation at work including claims by whistleblowers and qui tam actions under the False Claims Act.

Workplace Harassment and Hostile Work Environments

The attorneys at Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. represent individuals who have experienced harassment at work, including claims of sexual harassment and harassment due to age, disability, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status. We also handle harassment claims on behalf of whistleblowers.

Employment Contract Disputes

Our employment lawyers are experienced at handling most employment,  contract disputes on behalf of employees, including claims involving employment contracts, severance agreements, executive compensation negotiations, employment offer letters and employee handbooks.

Restrictive Covenants
Our firm has expertise regarding restrictive covenants and similar obligations to your employer, including non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality and trade secret agreements and the duty of loyalty.Wage and Hour Disputes

We handle cases relating to wage and hour issue such as minimum wage, overtime pay, equal pay, unpaid wages and commissions, time off from work and meal and rest breaks.

Other Employment Law Rights

We handle cases arising out of many other types of workplace disputes in both New Jersey and New York, including claims relating to family and medical leaves, mass layoffs and reductions in force, unemployment insurance benefits and reasonable accommodations both for disabilities and for religious beliefs.

Likewise, we represent employees misclassified as independent contractors and address claims relating to workplace privacy, intentional workplace personal injuries (employment law torts), employment fraud and misrepresentation, defamation, tortious interference with contract and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Adverse Employment Actions

We represent handle cases involving employment at will as well as a wide range of adverse employment actions including wrongful termination, constructive discharge, employee discipline, failure to hire, failure to promote and demotions.

Employment Business Disputes

Our attorneys represent individuals with business and entrepreneurial problems and disputes including oppressed shareholders, shareholder disputes, entrepreneurial services and employee benefits.

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. Can Help

Many of our firm's highly credentialed attorneys practice employment law exclusively, have collectively represented thousands of employees, and have obtained millions of dollars for our clients. Attorneys at our firm have decades of experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts, up to and including the United States Supreme Court, and before administrative agencies such as the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

If your employment law rights have been violated in either New Jersey or New York, we can help. Please feel free to call us at (973) 744-4000 or contact us online.

New Jersey Employment Lawyers