$5 million Executive
Severance Pay
$4 million Whistleblower
$1.5 million Retaliation
$1.2 million Whistleblower
$1.1 million Age
$1 million Gender

Employment Law

What We Do

As New Jersey employment lawyers, we help all kinds of employees with legal issues in the workplace. Sometimes we simply provide advice, either on a one-time basis or in the form of ongoing coaching behind the scenes to assist you in dealing with your current employer.

We also review and revise documents such as severance agreements, employment contracts, and restrictive covenants (such as noncompetes that prohibit employees from competing with their former employers, nonsolicits that bar employees from doing business with clients or customers of their former employers, and nonrecruits that stop employees from raiding other employees from their former employer).

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However, most of our work involves representing employees with legal claims against their employers in settlement negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and lawsuits. What we do and how we do it depends largely on your individual situation and the type of representation that best fits your needs. One factor is consistent in all of our work though: You always get individualized service, attention to detail, and an aggressive but practical approach to solving your problems and achieving your goals.

Discrimination Hostile Work Environment Retaliation Accommodations
  • Disability accommodations
  • Pregnancy accommodations
  • Religious accommodations
Leaves of Absence Wage and Hour Claims
  • Sales commissions
  • Overtime pay and minimum wage
  • Prevailing wage
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Employment agreements
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Severance agreements
Client Reviews
"Professional and Knowledgeable Attorney. At what was supposed to be the highest point in my career suddenly became the most harassing and lowest point of my career and I was passed over for a promotion. Not because the other person was more qualified than I was, but because I followed the law and did the right thing and the people I worked for did not like that. After researching several attorneys, my wife and I found Claudia, and the decision to retain her was the best decision we ever made. After explaining our case to Claudia, we found that she was not only extremely professional but a very caring human being. Throughout the entire process of our case, Claudia was there with us every step of the way. She explained every single proceeding that we had to go through and guided us, not only as a professional attorney in and out of court, but personally as a caring and understanding person. Because of her extensive working knowledge of employment and labor laws, Claudia was able to successfully resolve our case. My wife and I will always be extremely grateful for Claudia’s hard work and dedication, and we highly recommend Claudia Reis to anyone seeking an attorney who practices in employment and labor laws." John
"Professionalism, integrity, and determination. Outstanding representation! Chris Lenzo did an outstanding job in my employment discrimination case. He responded to my questions in a timely fashion, provided clear communication through each step of the process, and handled my case in an honest and straight forward manner. Chris’s expertise in employment law along with his hard work ensured justice would prevail in my case and got me the compensation I deserved. Likewise, Chris’s law firm staff was professional, courteous, organized, and effective. I highly recommend Chirs Lenzo’s firm to anyone with an employment legal matter in New Jersey or New York." Sofia
"Remarkable professional. I have worked with Ms. Reis and her firm for the past three years. During the consultation process, you will immediately experience her compassion as she offers suggestions and guides you through the difficult situation you are dealing with. Her attention to detail, timely follow up and candid manner ensured me that I was well-protected and represented. Ms. Reis always went above and beyond to protect me legally. She is a very strong and tough (when necessary) advocate for the individual she represents. Her support staff is equally diligent. I would recommend her without reservation." A.M.