On October 12, 2017, Claudia A. Reis discussed age discrimination in the hiring process at the State of Workforce Diversity Forum presented by the New Start Career Network at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University.
On September 26, 2017, Chris Lenzo spoke about political discrimination and retaliation in the workplace on a plaintiffs’ attorney panel at the Ninth Annual Forum on Defending and Managing Employment Discrimination Litigation presented by the American Conference Institute.
On August 11, 2017, Chris Lenzo and Claudia Reis spoke at the Summer Continuing Legal Education Fest presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Chris spoke on a panel addressing workplace investigations. Claudia spoke on a panel addressing social media and employment law.
In August 2017, Chris Lenzo and Claudia Reis were selected by their peers in the labor and employment law bar for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers In America© for 2017 in the field of representing Individuals in Employment Law.* This is the thirteenth year in a row that Chris has been listed and the second year in a row that Claudia was selected for inclusion. In addition, Claudia was listed as “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of representing Individuals in Employment Law for the Newark Metropolitan Area.
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.