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Wayne J Positan

Wayne J Positan

Practice areas:

Litigation, Employment & Labor, Mediation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Litigation: 50%
    41 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 40%
    41 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    21 years

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Contact Info

Lum, Drasco, & Positan LLC

103 Eisenhower Pkwy
Roseland, NJ, 070680000

Lum Drasco & Positan LLC

103 Eisenhower Pkwy
Roseland, NJ, 07068-1031

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015
NJActive197405/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100Super Lawyers2015
Top 10Super Lawyers2010
Top 2Super Lawyers2009
Top 10Super Lawyers2009
Professional Lawyer of the Year-NJSBANJ Commission on Professionalism in the Law2009
Top 10Super Lawyers2008
Top 2Super Lawyers2007
Top 10Super Lawyers2007
Top 100 New Jersey SuperlawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2005
Top LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2003
Humanitarian and Achievement AwardColumbian Foundation2002
Professional Lawyer of the Year AwardNew Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law2002
Professional Achievement AwardEssex County Bar Association2001
Top LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine1999
Top LawyersNew Jersey Monthly Magazine1997
RecognizedInternational Who's Who of Management and Labor AttorneysN/A
Recognized 2003 - PresentChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for BusinessN/A
Recognized 1993 - PresentBest Lawyers in America, Labor and Employment LawN/A
RecognizedWho's Who in American Law -MarquisN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/Managing DirectorLum, Drasco & Positan LLC1974 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association-Center for Professional Responsiblity-Chair2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Fellows of the SectionCo-chair2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationNJ State Delegate2011 - Present
International Academy of Trial LawyersFellow2011 - Present
NJ Academy of Management AttorneysFellow2009 - Present
American Bar Association-Center for Professional Responsibility-Section Officers Conference Joint Committee on Ethics & ProfessionalismChair2009 - 2013
American Bar Association-BOG-Operations & Communications CommitteeChair2008 - 2009
American Bar Association-Board of GovernorsExecutive Committee Member2008 - 2009
American Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2006 - 2009
New Jersey State Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2007
American Bar Association, House of DelegatesMember2003 - Present
New Jersey State Bar FoundationTrustee2002 - 2008
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionCo-Director of Divisions2001 - 2002
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Administration DivisionManaging Director2001 - 2002
American Bar Association, Commission on Multijurisdictional PracticeChair2000 - 2002
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionCouncil Member1997 - 2000
New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionChair1995 - 1997
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Employment and Labor Relations Law CommitteeCo-chair1990 - 1993
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Task Force On Merit Selection of JudgesCo-chairN/A
New Jersey District Court Historical SocietyMemberN/A
Association of the Federal Bar of New JerseyMemberN/A
Essex County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionFellowN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
College of Labor and Employment LawyersFellowN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Baliko v SteckerSuccessfully obtained no-cause of action
Santomeno v Isolatek InternationalAwarded Judgment on Counterclaim

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE New Jersey)Editor-In-Chief: New Jersey Labor & Employment Law2009
Journal of Community Association LawThe Values of an Effective Anti-Harassment Policy2003
Client Representation in the 21st Century, ABAAuthor of Conclusion2002
Business Torts Litigation, ABAChapter on Employment Torts1998
Employment Litigation Handbook, ABAChapter on Special Evidentiary Concerns1998
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE New Jersey)Editor-In-Chief: New Jersey Labor & Employment Law1995
New Jersey Law MagazineThe Common Sensitivity Dilemma for the New Workplace Order1994
Business Torts Litigation, ABAChapter on Employment Torts1993

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Boston UniversityGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1970

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NJSBA Mid-Year Meeting-ParisVive La Difference-A Comparison of French v NJ Labor & Employment Law2014
Annual Labor Law ForumCurrent Issues In Labor and Employment Law2014
NJ Society of Association ExecutiveLet's Make A Deal: CEO Contract Negotiations2003
ABA National TeleconferenceEthics Issues In Multijurisdictional Practice2002
Conference of Chief JusticesMultijurisdictional Practice2001
New Jersey State Bar Association Mid-Year MeetingHot Topics In Employment Law2000
ABA Section of Litigation Annual MeetingFree Speech In the Workplace1998