Upcoming NELA-NJ events

Upcoming Events

Membership registration is currently open for our 2017-18 NELA-NJ year by completing and submitting a NELA-NJ Application: NELA Membership App 17-18 FINAL

Our first NELA-NJ Dinner and Networking meeting of 2017 will take place on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  The cocktail hour (cash bar) for our meetings begins at 6:00 p.m., dinner typically begins at 6:30, and our programs get underway at 7:00.  Dinner meetings run from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at The Rutgers Club.  Beginning this year, NELA-NJ Dinner Meetings will take place at The Rutgers Club’s new location in the Livingston Dining Commons,  85 Avenue E, Second Floor, Piscataway, New Jersey.

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NELA-NJ news

NELA-NJ News

In August 2017, NELA-NJ  elected new Board Members Elizabeth Matecki, Andrew Moskowitz and Liz Zuckerman to serve on its Executive Board of Directors.  The following Board of Directors will  lead NELA-NJ for its 2017-18 term:

  • Kathryn “Katy” McClure, President
  • Fred Shahrooz Scampato, Vice President
  • Evan Goldman, Secretary
  • Lisa Curry, Treasurer
  • Robin Bernstein, Board Member
  • James Burden,  Board Member
  • Leslie Farber, Board Member
  • Francine Foner, Board Member
  • Jared Jacobson, Board Member
  • Elizabeth Matecki, Board Member
  • Andrew Moskowitz, Board Member
  • Peter Valenzano, Board Member
  • Liz Zuckerman, Board Member

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Find a NJ Lawyer

Find a Lawyer in your area who practices in employment law in New Jersey our easy search tool. NELA-NJ members practice employment law as well as other areas of specialty in all 21 New Jersey counties. Our online directory of NELA-NJ members is available as a resource to individuals and other attorneys.

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About NELA

The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) was founded in 1985 by visionary employment attorney Paul Tobias. His goal was to provide assistance and support to lawyers engaged in the important work of protecting the rights of employees against the greater resources of their employers and the defense bar. NELA is the country’s only professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employee benefits and other employment-related matters.

Today, NELA counts more than 4,000 lawyers as members in the United States and abroad, who have represented hundreds of thousands of individuals in disputes against their employers. NELA submits amicus curiae briefs in virtually all U.S. Supreme Court cases involving employment and civil rights-related legal issues. The organization has more than sixty-nine state and local affiliates around the country, including NELA-NJ, which was founded in 1987 by Peter Van Schaick.

NELA-NJ Leadership

NELA-NJ Officers

  • President: Kathryn “Katy” McClure
  • Vice President: Fred Shahrooz Scampato
  • Secretary: Evan Goldman
  • Treasurer: Lisa Curry
NELA-NJ Board of Directors

  • Robin Bernstein, Board Member
  • James Burden,  Board Member
  • Leslie Farber, Board Member
  • Francine Foner, Board Member
  • Jared Jacobson, Board Member
  • Elizabeth Matecki, Board Member
  • Andrew Moskowitz, Board Member
  • Peter Valenzano, Board Member
  • Liz Zuckerman, Board Member
  • Claudia A. Reis – Past President (Ex officio)

 

NELA-NJ Committees

NELA-NJ offers its members several ways to get more involved in the organization, from helping to grow NELA-NJ to supporting members through our amicus brief library to working on legislation that affects workers’ rights in New Jersey.

NEW JERSEY EMPLOYMENT LAW CONFERENCE COMMITTEE learn more

PROGRAM COMMITTEE learn more

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE learn more

AMICUS COMMITTEE learn more

LEGISLATIVE AND PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE learn more

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