On December 17, 2013, Chris Lenzo spoke on a panel at an Employment Law Round Table Seminar presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Lenzo discussed jury charges in employment law cases. In particular, he focused on the new model jury charges for reasonable accommodation cases and front pay damage claims.
Lenzo & Reis News
On December 5, 2013, Chris Lenzo spoke on a panel of plaintiff’s’ employment lawyers at a daylong Labor and Employment Law Workshop for In-House Counsel and HR Executives sponsored by the management-side employment law firm Ford Harrison. Mr. Lenzo discussed the worst employment law mistakes that employers make.
On November 26, 2013, Claudia Reis was quoted in an article in the New Jersey Law Journal concerning proposed legislation that, if passed, will expand the protections of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and Conscientious Employee Protection Act to unpaid interns.
On November 25, 2013, Chris Lenzo spoke at a seminar presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education entitled “Workplace Investigations”. Mr. Lenzo discussed how to attack the quality of an employer’s investigation of an internal complaint of discrimination or harassment.
On November 20, 2013, Claudia Reis was the voice of employees while participating in a panel discussion with esteemed defense attorneys as well as Judge Klein and Judge Moore concerning how to draft, negotiate, and litigate restrictive covenant agreements and, specifically, non-compete agreements. The purpose of the panel was to instruct other attorneys in the State of New Jersey on the various issues relating to non-compete agreements and was presented in conjunction with the Essex County Bar Association
On November 14, 2013, Chris Lenzo spoke at a seminar presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education entitled ”Labor and Employment Issues for the Corporate and In-House Attorney.” Mr. Lenzo discussed employment law claims arising from employees’ use of social networking websites.