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Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rated 2021
Super Lawyers - David H. Ben Asher Super Lawyers - Jonathan I. Nirenberg
Super Lawyers - Omar A. Lopez

About Us

Representing Individuals in Employment-Related Matters

About UsRabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. is a team of well-rounded attorneys, many with decades-long careers, who craft creative and thoughtful solutions in their representation of employees, independent contractors and entrepreneurs.

We are a New York and New Jersey employment law firm that handles a wide range of employment law claims, including ones involving discrimination, harassment, whistleblower retaliation, family and medical leaves, and employment contracts.

Advising Small Businesses in Commercial Matters

We also provide counsel to small businesses and entrepreneurs in all aspects of their endeavors, including the sale, expansion and purchase of businesses. These two principal areas of our practice naturally intersect, and our clients frequently benefit from the collaboration of attorneys in both practice areas.

Other Practice Areas

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. also provides mediation services and appellate law representation. Additionally, attorneys at our firm advise and represent clients in family law and estate and tax planning matters.

High-Quality Legal Advice in Employment and Business Law

Many of our attorneys have been recognized in our profession. David Ben-Asher, Jonathan Nirenberg, Harold Rabner and S. Robert Allcorn have been AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® -- four of them for over 25 years. Likewise, David Ben-Asher (2006 to present), Jonathan I. Nirenberg (2017 to present, and a "Rising Star" from 2011-2013) and Omar A. Lopez (a "Rising Star" from 2017 to present), have been included in Thomson Reuters’ New Jersey Super Lawyers list regarding employment law. Information about the methodology for section process is available, respectively, on the Super Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell website. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

At its core, our firm is about relationships. Our attorneys strive to create an inviting environment whether advising a client who has been the victim of sexual harassment or disability discrimination, assisting a partnership in a joint venture, or providing guidance to a client embroiled in an emotional divorce.

Commitment to Representing Employees and Entrepreneurs

Clients rely on the attorneys at our New Jersey employment law firm for the drive and perseverance they provide and the results they produce in employment discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment 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, our firm serves all of New Jersey and also represents clients employed in New York. We welcome you to read about some of our most significant cases.

Tenacious in Litigation, Effective in Negotiation and Compassionate with Clients

We represent employees regarding New York and New Jersey employment law matters at various junctures, including before they commence employment, when they have disputes or concerns while on the job, when they are preparing to leave a position, and after they have been wrongfully fired or otherwise left their jobs. In each instance, our attorneys craft practical and creative solutions to achieve our clients' monetary and career objectives.

Our attorneys provide executives and others in senior positions with sophisticated legal advice concerning the implications of complex employment issues, including issues involving equity, incentive compensation, and bonuses. We represent employees, including at the most senior levels, in contract negotiations, including negotiations in which equity in the company is (or should be) involved. We engage in litigation and negotiation to enforce employee and shareholder rights, as well as to obtain relief from non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants.

In addition to handling employment law litigation, mediation and arbitration, our attorneys are experienced at representing employees who have employment law appeals. In fact, our lawyers have participated in numerous significant and precedent-setting cases.

Contact Us

For more information or to contact us to schedule a consultation we welcome you to contact us online or call us at (973) 744-4000.

Client Reviews
"I worked with Jonathan Nirenberg, ESQ on a sensitive emotional employment matter. Mr. Nirenberg was quick to respond, offered excellent advice, and always followed up with phone calls or emails when needed. My situation was settled out of court within a short period of time with the best possible results for not just me but also for the employer. Highly recommend and would seek his help again if needed..." Linda Busch, PhD
"We've had the pleasure of working with Jonathan on multiple individual and class employment cases. Jonathan is a skilled, dedicated and caring attorney that works diligently to bring justice for his clients. We would recommend Jonathan as a legal resource for any employment cases." Stephan Zouras, LLP
"I felt alone and without a voice, until I hired Jonathan I. Nirenberg of Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. Mr. Nirenberg represented me in an employment matter. Without his help, I know that I would not have had the extremely successful outcome I had. Jonathan was not only professional, but very empathetic to what happened to me. Jonathan gave me support, and options in relation to a challenging employer/employment situation which was an extremely difficult time in my life..." Shelly Smith