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Patricia Barasch is a founding partner and has helped to build Schall & Barasch into one of the preeminent plaintiffs’ employment-rights law firms in the State. Throughout her nearly 20-year career, she has represented employees in cases involving all types of unfair and illegal employment practices including claims involving race, sex, age, and disability discrimination, reasonable accommodation, the Family Medical Leave Act, wrongful termination, breach of contract, retaliation and non-compete agreements.

Ms. Barasch has won a number of trial victories against some of the largest corporations in the State of New Jersey, including PSEG, Raytheon and Harrah’s Casino Hotel. Along with partner Richard Schall, she served as the attorney for the plaintiff in the landmark case Maw v. Advanced Clinical Communications, Inc. (ultimately decided by the Supreme Court), challenging an employer’s right to fire an employee simply because she refused to sign an overbroad non-compete agreement. Along with partner Richard Schall, Ms. Barasch successfully brought the case of Seiden v. Marina Associates, the very first case in the State of New Jersey to clearly address the proper legal framework for analyzing reasonable accommodation/disability discrimination cases.

In 2006, South Jersey Magazine chose Ms. Barasch as one of the region’s top ten women business leaders. According to the magazine and women’s organizations which nominated her, Patricia “…personifies diligence, success, diversity of talent and philanthropic spirit that characterizes an outstanding business leader.

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  1. Employment: 34%
  2. Probate: 33%
  3. Discrimination: 33%

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Schall & Barasch, LLC

110 Marter Ave Ste 302
Moorestown Office Center
Moorestown, NJ, 08057-3124

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199412/01/2015
NJActive199309/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2014
Top AttorneySJ Magazine2013
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2013
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2012
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2011
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2010
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2009
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Super Lawyers2008
Top 50 Female Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly2007
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2007
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2006
Outstanding Business WomanSouth Jersey Magazine2006
Top 50 Female Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly2006
Top 50 Female Super LawyersNew Jersey Monthly2005
New Jersey Super LawyerNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2005
One of NJ’s Top Labor/Employment Attorney in South JerseySJ Magazine2003
40 Under 40New Jersey Law Journal2002
Professional Achievement AwardNew Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerSchall & Barasch LLC2000 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationFirst Vice-President2006 - Present
New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics Fee Arbitration CommitteeMember2005 - 2008
National Employment Lawyers AssociationExecutive Board Member2004 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State of New Jersey Roster of Mediators for Civil, General Equity and Probate CasesMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Philly.comBurlco lawyer is a leader on employment cases nationally2013
New Jersey Law JournalLibrary of New Jersey Employment Law Forms2012
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education2006 Labor Law Forum : seminar material2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Wesleyan UniversityN/AN/A1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NELA's 2013 Annual ConventionThe Summit For Workers’ Rights: Honoring Courageous Plaintiffs2013