Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. Legal Team

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. provides high-caliber legal services by drawing on the diverse skills of its broadly experienced legal team. The firm’s 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.

The firm's legal team includes:

Employment Lawyers

David Ben-Asher, Jonathan Nirenberg, Harold Rabner, and Omar Lopez are employment lawyers. They handle a wide range of employment law issues, including negotiating, arbitrating and litigating matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, overtime, minimum wage and family and medical leaves.

Other Specialties

Our attorneys also handle business law and entrepreneurial matters, family law disputes, tax and estate matters, land use law issues and appeals. In addition, four of our attorneys are experienced mediators.

A History of Commitment in Representing Employees and Entrepreneurs

Our firm's lawyers 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. Elliot M. Baumgart served as the Director of Essex County Legal Services. 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 employment attorneys is of great value to our clients' widely varied employment law 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 in our comprehensive representation of entrepreneurs and small businesses in corporate and commercial matters. From our office in Upper Montclair, we serve all of New Jersey and represent clients employed in New York.

David Ben-Asher, Jonathan Nirenberg, Harold Rabner, S. Robert Allcorn and Elliot Baumgart have received AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®. Likewise, Elliot Baumgart, David Ben-Asher, Jonathan I. Nirenberg and Omar A. Lopez have been listed in Thomson Reuters’ New Jersey Super Lawyers regarding 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, 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 employment 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