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72 Eagle Rock Avenue
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East Hanover, NJ 07936


Employment Law

Employment LawAs both the workplace and the work force diversify, the management and handling of employment related practices has become a field of concentration at Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn. Defending claims based on State and Federal laws, our firm monitors developments in this volatile area of the law so as to both properly protect the interests of our clients as well as provide them with guidelines which enable them to proactively address issues involving employees and the continually changing protection afforded them under the law.

Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn recognizes the sensitive nature of claims involving employment related practice and strives to protect the integrity of our clients while properly defending them. Expediting such claims through the various avenues of resolution available, the firm works to obtain satisfactory outcomes with minimal distress to the client.

Our employment related practices includes specialized focus on coverage disputes and policy forms, employment contracts and manuals, consultation, discrimination cases, disability cases, civil jury trial representation and administrative representation. We have represented all forms of private and public employers from the smallest business to the largest municipalities.

Our focus on employment litigation includes emerging issues under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and state law equivalent, the Americans with Disabilities Act, common law Wrongful Termination Claims, Law Against Discrimination Claims (LAD), Railroad Labor Act, Equal Employment Opportunity litigation, Affirmative Action issues, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, as well as Civil Rights claims brought under Sections 1981 and 1983. We are familiar with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), issues of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, e-mail and workplace privacy laws, drug testing in the work place, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and all other legal theories for employment related litigation.

We have represented school board clients in state and federal courts, and appear before administrative forums including the Commission of Education, Office of Administrative Law, and the State Board of Education. Representation includes a broad spectrum of issues including wrongful termination, discrimination, personnel disputes, bidding disputes, special education matters, tenure, disciplinary proceedings, contracts, construction and premises liability. We are pleased to serve as special counsel for school boards or public entities.



The law offices of Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn provide legal services throughout the State of New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Union, Middlesex and Passaic counties. Our attorneys specialize in the areas of Automobile Defense Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Defense, Employment-Related Practices, Environmental Law, Toxic Tort and Multi-District Litigation, Estates and Trusts, Family Law and Divorce, Healthcare Malpractice, Hospital Professional Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage and Litigation, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device, Premises and Security Liability, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate and Transportation Law