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Employment Law

Experienced Employment Law Attorneys in Hackensack, New Jersey

Operating a successful business requires regulatory compliance with employment laws and avoidance of claims regarding employees. Schiffman, Abraham, Kaufman & Ritter, P.C. offers extensive experience and the advantage of handling employment discrimination cases and other employment issues for both employees and employers. Contact our experienced employment dispute attorneys for quality guidance, counsel and representation.

Comprehensive Employment Law Representation

Led by Evan L. Goldman and Steven L. Davis, our employment law attorneys represent employees in employment issues involving the following:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Wrongful termination
  • Employment dispute litigation
  • Employment contracts
  • Employment regulatory compliance
  • Preparation of employee handbooks/policies for large and small companies
  • Other employment issues

Employment Discrimination 

Our involvement in both sides of discrimination litigation has given us a unique ability to zero in on the key issues and decide upon an effective strategy. Our experienced lawyers have defended employers and represented employees in discrimination matters including race discrimination, age discrimination, sexual discrimination/gender discrimination, disability discrimination and whistleblower retaliation. Additionally, Evan L. Goldman is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. We have comprehensive knowledge of the various state and federal laws applicable to employee rights and discrimination, including:

  • FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act)
  • FLA (Family Leave Act)
  • LAD (Law Against Discrimination)
  • ADA (American's with Disabilities Act)
  • CEPA (Conscientious Employee Protection Act - whistleblower protection)

We understand the injury that an unfair claim of discrimination can inflict upon the good will and the value of a business. We also recognize the emotional distress a victim who has been wrongfully discharged undergoes. Discrimination claims must be defended or prosecuted carefully and thoughtfully. Based in Bergen County, New Jersey, our discrimination lawyers have the knowledge and experience to protect the legitimate interests of an employer who has been unfairly accused of discriminatory treatment or to champion the rights of an innocent employee.

Employment Contracts

Our employment contract lawyers assist employees and employers in negotiating, drafting and reviewing employment agreements that satisfy state and federal requirements, as well as provide for protection of our clients' interests. We handle the following:

  • Employment agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Employment termination agreements
  • Severance agreements
  • Breach of employment contracts

Experienced Employment Law Representation

Our extensive litigation experience is invaluable in preventing future disputes. We have been successful repeatedly in heading off the types of claims that cost American businesses millions of dollars in legal defense each year. To learn more about our employment law work, contact our New Jersey employment law attorneys.

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Why Hire Us?

We are more than just a winning team. Our firm's success is due to the combination of experience, knowledge and high-quality representation with an attentive, concerned approach to our long term clients and friends. Whether you need an experienced business counsel, a civil litigation attorney, a real estate attorney, a family law practitioner or an estate and trust specialist, we look forward to serving your needs.