New Jersey Employment Law Firm

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. provides high-caliber legal services by drawing on the diverse skills of its broadly experienced legal team. Our attorneys have been trained at prominent universities and law schools, and have demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of employment, business and family law, appellate practice, and tax and estate planning.

Our legal team includes:

Employment Lawyers

David H. Ben-Asher, Jonathan I. Nirenberg, Harold Rabner, and Omar A. Lopez are New Jersey employment lawyers. They handle a wide range of employment law issues, including negotiating, arbitrating and litigating matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, employment contracts, severance agreements, overtime, minimum wage,  family and medical leaves, and other workplace disputes.

Our attorneys have been involved in numerous precedent-setting cases, many of which have helped to advance employee rights in New Jersey.

Other Specialties

Our attorneys also handle business law and entrepreneurial matters, including claims involving non-compete agreements, unpaid commissions, and oppressed minority shareholder disputes. 

In addition, Eugenie Temmler handles family law matters, Dennis Sabourin represents clients with tax and estate issues, David Owen specializes in zoning and land use issues, and Jonathan I. Nirenberg and Eugenie Temmler handle appeals. Jonathan I. Nirenberg, David H. Ben-Asher and David Owen are also experienced mediators.

A History of Commitment in Representing Employees and Entrepreneurs

The attorneys at our New Jersey employment law firm have worked in both the private and public sectors. For instance, in addition to a successful career in private practice, David H. Ben-Asher served as Chief Counsel to, and later as a hearing examiner for, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights. Harold Rabner served as a clerk to the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court and also is a former federal prosecutor.

The broad experience of our firm's lawyers is of great value to our clients' widely varied cases. Clients rely on us for the drive and perseverance our attorneys provide and the results we produce in employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment, and other employment-related cases, as well as business law matters.

David H. Ben-Asher, Jonathan I. Nirenberg, Harold Rabner, S. Robert Allcorn and Elliot Baumgart have received AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®. Likewise, Jonathan I. Nirenberg, David H. Ben-Asher, and Omar A. Lopez are included in Thomson Reuters’ New Jersey Super Lawyers for employment law. Information about the methodology for the 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.

From our office in Upper Montclair, New Jersey we serve clients throughout New Jersey as well as in New York City, and Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York.

Contact Us

If you have a legal matter and would like to schedule an initial consultation with one of our attorneys to evaluate your potential legal claim or issue, we welcome you to either 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