Phil specializes in employment law and civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing employers in wage and hour hearings and audits before Federal and State Departments of Labor. He also regularly represents employers in Federal and State courts, labor arbitrations and administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, and State unemployment boards. His litigation experience includes claims of harassment and discrimination on the basis of gender, pregnancy, age, race, religion, national origin and disability, as well as wrongful discharge, FMLA, CEPA, invasion of privacy, defamation, breach of employment contracts, retaliation and class/collective employment actions. He counsels business clients on issues relating to hiring, termination, discipline, disability leaves, Federal and State leave policies, drug testing, wage and hour policies, arbitration policies, harassment/discrimination training, privacy and restrictive covenants. Before practicing law, Phil worked as a nurse.
University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S. (1994)
Deaconess College of Nursing, B.S. in Nursing (1999)
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (2002)
U. S. District Court, N.J.