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Employment Law

Attorneys Dedicated to Protecting Employee Rights

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

At a time when employee rights are continually evolving and litigation abounds, we offer employees, including executives and professionals, sound legal advice and clear guidance in a broad range of matters relating to workplace rights.

We invite you to sign up for our free employment law e-newsletter or to read the answers to Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQ") about employment law.

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

We represent employees regarding 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

The attorneys at Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. help employees who have experienced retaliation at work, including whistleblowers who have been fired, harassed or demoted. For instance, we represent employees with claims under New Jersey's Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA").

Workplace Harassment and Hostile Work Environments

We represent individuals who have experienced harassment at work, including claims of sexual harassment, racial 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 New Jersey employment law attorneys 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.

Family and Medical Leaves

We represent employees who have been denied their right to take a family or medical leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") and the New Jersey Family Leave Act ("FLA"), or who have experienced retaliation because they exercised their rights under either of those statutes.

Adverse Employment Actions

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

Wage and Hour Disputes

Our firm handles 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.

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.

Employment Business Disputes

Our attorneys represent individuals with business and entrepreneurial problems and disputes including oppressed shareholders and other shareholder disputes.

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:

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"). We handle claims under most New Jersey employment law statutes.

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

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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