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Adam E. Gersh is a member of Flaster Greenberg's Labor and Employment and Litigation Practice Groups. He represents businesses and executives in employment and complex business disputes in the federal and state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and before federal and state administrative agencies. Mr. Gersh regularly works with businesses to resolve employment and labor related matters which include defending actions and claims by employees, negotiating with unions on behalf of management, addressing all aspects of non-completion agreements, drafting employment and separation agreements, planning for reductions in force, preparing organizations for federal and state wage and hour audits, guiding businesses as to OSHA compliance, arbitrating labor grievances, and representing management before the National Labor Relations Board.


Mr. Gersh has experience litigating many types of employment disputes, including whistleblower, sexual harassment, age discrimination, race discrimination, gender discrimination, unemployment compensation and Family Medical Leave Act cases. He also has trial and appellate experience representing clients in commercial litigation including contract, restrictive covenant, landlord-tenant, construction, insurance coverage, medical malpractice defense, trademark infringement and securities cases. In addition to representing clients in trials, appeals and administrative agency hearings, Mr. Gersh represents clients in mediations and arbitrations.


Mr. Gersh is the former co-chairman of the Camden County Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Committee and a Camden County Bar Association trustee. He has lectured on a wide-range of labor and employment issues, including limiting employer liability in the healthcare profession and moderated seminars on legal negotiation techniques and hot topics in employment law. He is also a former member of the board of The Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center.


Before beginning his career in law, Mr. Gersh wrote award-winning advertisements for Fortune 500 clients in the pharmaceutical industry.  

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  1. Employment: 70%
  2. Litigation: 30%

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1810 Chapel Ave W 3rd Fl
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200406/25/2016
PAActive200404/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2015
Top Attorney List, Labor LawSJ Magazine2014
Best Attorneys in Business List, Labor and Employment LawSouth Jersey Biz2014
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2014
Pennsylvania Rising StarThomson Reuters2014
New Jersey Rising StarThomson Reuters2014
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2013
New Jersey Rising StarThomson Reuters2013
Burlington County Forty Under 40 ClassBurlington County Times2013
New Jersey Rising StarThomson Reuters2012
Top Attorney List, Labor LawSJ Magazine2011
New Jersey Rising StarThomson Reuters2011
New Jersey Rising StarThomson Reuters2010
New Jersey Rising StarThomson Reuters2009
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2009
Awesome AttorneySouth Jersey Magazine2007
Neighbor’s Choice AttorneyPhiladelphia Inquirer2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderFlaster Greenberg PC2003 - Present
CopywriterInterlink Healthcare Communications2002 - 2003
Advertising CopywriterWyeth (30 West Advertising)1998 - 2002
CopywriterDudnyk1997 - 1998
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Camden County Bar AssociationTrusteeN/A
Camden County Bar Association, CLE CommitteeFormer Co-chair, Continuing Legal Education CommitteeN/A
Cherry Hill Business CouncilMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertWhere There’s Smoke It’s Still OK To Fire: Three Things Employers Need To Know About Pennsylvania’s New Medical Marijuana Law2016
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertFinally, The DOL’s Final Rule Gives Employers Clarity On New Overtime Rules2016
Blog postWhere There’s Smoke It’s Still OK To Fire: Three Things Employers Need To Know About Pennsylvania’s New Medical Marijuana Law2016
The Washington PostLove in the time of cubicles2015
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertEmployers Should Not Go Overboard On Proposed Changes to Overtime2015
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertIndependent Contractor or Employee? The DOL Weights In.2015
Blog PostIndependent Contractor or Employee? The DOL Weights In.2015
Blog PostEEOC Finds Existing Workplace Protections Extend to Sexual Orientation2015
Blog PostEmployers Should Not Go Overboard On Proposed Changes to Overtime2015
Blog PostThe hacker in the henhouse2015
Blog PostLenovo class action highlights the way in which a single weakness in cyber security can have devastating effects2015
Blog PostOops! Nearly a third of data breaches can be blamed on human error2015
Blog PostThe very least every lawyer needs to know about data breach liability2015
Blog PostYou cannot predict when you are going to have a data breach2015
Blog PostYou cannot ensure you will not have a data breach, but can you insure against it?2015
Blog PostFirst things first: What to do when a potential breach has been discovered2015
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertValentine's Day Edition: Is Office Romance Forbidden?2014
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteNO SH*T, SHERLOCK: Investigating employee complaints in the digital world without creating additional liability, waiving privileges, or creating conflicts of interest2014
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertFMLA: Court Ruling Delivers a Warning to Employers Who Cannot Prove Employees Received FMLA Notices2014
Flaster Greenberg Legal Alert“The Box” is History — New Jersey “Bans the Box” and Limits When Employers Can Ask Job Applicants About Criminal Histories2014
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertNJ Enacts Leave Law to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Imposes New Obligations on Employers2013
Flaster Greenberg Legal AlertEmployers Cannot Afford To Wait To Determine Which Employees Are Full-Time Under The Affordable Care Act2012
Banking & Accounting Supplement to The Legal IntelligencerWill Your Company Blow It? New Whistleblower Laws May Generate More Litigation2011
The BarristerDid I Make the Right Choice?2009
Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 14th Annual Employment Law InstituteIn New Jersey, Everyone is a Whistleblower2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Franklin and Marshall CollegeEnglish/BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seminar on Risk Management and Background Screening in Hiring Staff and/or Engaging VolunteersSeminar on Risk Management and Background Screening in Hiring Staff and/or Engaging Volunteers2015
Professionalism and Civility in the Courtroom: Ethics CLEProfessionalism and Civility in the Courtroom: Ethics CLE2015
Oh Crap, We’ve Been Sued: A step-by-step guide to the HR professional’s role in litigation and how to prepare for it pre-suitA step-by-step guide to the HR professional’s role in litigation and how to prepare for it pre-suit2015
Employee Screening in the Era of Ban the BoxEmployee Screening in the Era of Ban the Box2015
20th Annual Employment Law InstituteEmployment Law2015
New Jersey SAFE Act ProgramNew Jersey SAFE Act Program2014
Hot New Topics in Employment Law for LGBT Employers and EmployeesHot New Topics in Employment Law for LGBT Employers and Employees2014
Employment Law Swiss Army Style: Your All-in-One Pocket Guide to the Latest, Hottest L&E IssuesTrends in Labor & Employment Law2014
Presentation to the Department of Dentistry at VirtuaLegal Implications of Social Media in the Workplace2013
HR Update: Legal Guidance for Retaliation and Whistleblower Charges, Workplace Investigations, and Proactive Labor RelationsHR Update: Legal Guidance for Retaliation and Whistleblower Charges, Workplace Investigations, and Proactive Labor Relations2013
Flaster/Greenberg and PrimepointLabor and Employment Update for HR Professionals2013
Ethical Issues When Employment Lawyers Take a Walk on the Other SidePurists and Prostitutes – Ethical Issues When Employment Lawyers Take a Walk on the Other Side2013
Legal Guidance Relating to Hiring, Employment Contracts, and Social Media at WorkLegal Guidance Relating to Hiring, Employment Contracts, and Social Media at Work2012
Employees – A Company’s Greatest Asset or The Enemy Within?Employees – A Company’s Greatest Asset or The Enemy Within?2012
18th Annual Employment Law Institute -The Hot New Hiring Rules: Helping Employers Hire While Avoiding Pitfalls Created by the Digital World2012
Employees – A Company’s Greatest Asset or The Enemy Within?Employees – A Company’s Greatest Asset or The Enemy Within?2011