Employment Law / Wrongful Termination

Versatility And Broad-Based Experience In Employment Law Matters

Morris, Downing & Sherred, Sussex County's largest and most experienced law firm, represents plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of employment law disputes. We also offer proactive guidance to northern New Jersey employers and employees in risk management and strategic planning regarding employment contracts, practices and procedures.

Whether in the negotiation of executive compensation or severance packages or in the arbitration or litigation of employment law disputes or civil lawsuits arising out of allegations of slander, libel or defamation, our attorneys provide a high level of individual attention to our clients' immediate needs and long-term business and personal goals.

Experience. Dedication. Results. Contact Morris, Downing & Sherred

In over 100 years of legal practice, our firm's services have grown and evolved to meet the changing needs of our individual and business clients. To discuss an employment law matter with an experienced lawyer, please contact our offices in Newton today to schedule an informative consultation.

Employment Discrimination

Morris, Downing & Sherred offers dedicated representation in cases involving alleged employment discrimination based on race, gender, religion or other protected status. We handle cases involving failure to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and violations of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rights.

Sexual Harassment

Our attorneys are often called upon to represent plaintiffs or defendants in sexual harassment cases. We also offer guidance to area businesses seeking to establish robust sexual harassment prevention policies and procedures in order to protect employees and limit risk of litigation.

Whistleblower Protection

In cases involving charges of wrongful termination, retaliation and constructive discharge, we can offer sound legal guidance and knowledgeable representation in claims filed under New Jersey's Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) and federal whistleblower protection laws.

Restrictive Covenants

We assist employers, employees and potential employees in evaluating noncompetition, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, in resolving disputes arising out of restrictive covenants and in enforcement actions and civil suits for damages arising out of an alleged breach of these agreements.

Wage And Hour Disputes

Morris, Downing & Sherred represents plaintiffs and defendants in individual and multi-party actions involving alleged employee misclassification, failure to adhere to state or federal laws and regulations regarding break periods, failure to compensate employees for time spent in fulfilling necessary work duties, and other wage and hour disputes.

A Dedication To Excellence And Results

The team at Morris, Downing & Sherred offers knowledgeable counsel and dedicated representation in these cases and a full range of other employment law matters. To learn how we can help in your particular circumstance, we invite you to call our offices at 973-383-2700 to schedule a consultation with an experienced employment law attorney. You may also contact us by email for answers to your important questions or to request an appointment.