On June 16, 2017, Chris Lenzo and Claudia Reis spoke at the Hot Tips in Labor and Employment Law Seminar presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Chris discussed political discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. Claudia spoke about how employees can bring successful hostile work environment claims even where the employer has anti-harassment policies and training.
On May 18, 2017, Claudia Reis was the sole plaintiffs’ representative on a four-attorney panel at the New Jersey State Bar Annual Convention that discussed the complexities of mediating employment cases and particularly assigning a monetary value to emotional distress claims.
On April 28, 2017, and April 27, 2017, Claudia Reis participated in an ethics panel discussion and presented an opening statement and direct examination of a plaintiff during a mock trial at the 2017 NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar.
On Friday, April 21, 2017, Claudia Reis appeared on MSNBC’s Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell where she discussed the impact of the Bill O’Reilly and Fox News sexual harassment controversy on workplace culture and treatment of victims of sexual harassment. Claudia’s segment begins at approximately the three minute mark.
In March 2017, Chris Lenzo and Claudia Reis were selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers in the fields of Employment & Labor Law and Employment Litigation for Plaintiffs through a poll of New Jersey lawyers conducted by New Jersey Monthly Magazine and the legal publisher Thomson Reuters.* For the fourth year in a row, Chris Lenzo was in the list of the Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers receiving the most votes from their peers. Claudia Reis was in the lists of the Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers and the Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers for the second year in a row.