Harold Rabner is a founding partner of the firm. Mr. Rabner has more than 30 years of experience representing entrepreneurs and executives, guiding them through not only the purchase, sale or structuring of their businesses, but also through the difficult nuances involved in resolving business and personal conflicts with business partners, former employers and competitors through litigation and negotiation. His practice includes the resolution of complex business partners' disputes, restrictive covenant issues and related confidential and proprietary information issues.
Mr. Rabner brings an unusually broad set of legal skills and experience to his practice. His creative, close and personal approach has often resulted in long-term relationships with his clients, serving as their passionate advocate through in-depth and long-term understanding of their personal and business goals. He brings to the practice years of experience in extensive corporate litigation work at major law firm.
Mr. Rabner is an essential part of the firm's employment law group who has, form many years, fashioned solutions to complex issues involved in the firm's employment practice, particularly those involving senior executive compensation, equity issues and negotiation and enforcement of post-employment restrictions.
After graduating from Dartmouth College (Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude) and Yale Law School, Mr. Rabner clerked for the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, was an Assistant U.S. Attorney and then worked for two large prestigious firms in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Rabner founded the firm with S. Robert Allcorn in 1977 with a strong entrepreneurial and executive client base, which has been integrated with the employment and other practice areas of the firm to provide a unique approach and breadth of services to the varied clients that the firm serves.
Mr. Rabner has received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rating — the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards — from Martindale-Hubbell® for more than 25 years. For a description of the selection methodology, click on the link. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
A History of Commitment in Representing Employees and Entrepreneurs
Clients rely on Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. for the drive and perseverance its attorneys provide and the results they produce in employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment and other employment-related cases, as well as in its comprehensive representation of entrepreneurs and small businesses in corporate and commercial matters. From its welcoming office in Upper Montclair, the firm serves all of New Jersey and also represents clients employed in New York.