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Clark Hill PLC is an entreprenurial client relationship driven firm.  I concentrate my practice on employment law for employers (companies) and commerical law.  Before joining Clark Hill I had my own law firm for 13 years and prior to that  I worked in large New Jersey law firms, a national employment law firm.  My big firm practice provided great experience and an opportunity to develop my legal skills.  My own practice helped me hone my client relationship skills.  I  concentrate on client service, tailor my services to individual clients' needs and afford my clients flexibilty.   My client model is centered on personal service and partnering with our clients to achieve their business objectives. 


I represent employers in all facets of labor and employment law.  I counsel clients on compliance with federal and state laws, offer training, perform investigations.  I help clients create policies and agreements to manage risk in a practial way.  When disputes arise, I represent clients before federal and state court and the civil rights and other regulatory agencies.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 95%
    27 years
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 5%
    27 years

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Contact info

Clark Hill

210 Carnegie Center
Suite 102
Princeton, NJ, 08540

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198903/07/2016
NJActive198806/25/2016
MTInactive200807/16/2015
AZInactive 199103/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Woman Entrepreneur FinalistLeading Women Entrepreneurs NJ2014
Top 100 Women of the YearNational Association of Professional Women2013
AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Top Legal MindsNew Jersey MonthlyN/A
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberKelly & Associates, LLC2013 - Present
Managing PartnerSchwartz Kelly, LLC2003 - 2012
AssociateSills Cummis Zuckerman Radin Tischman Epstein & Gross2002 - 2003
CounselJackson Lewis LLP1996 - 2001
AssociatePorzio, Bromberg & Newman, PC1988 - 1996
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hunterdon County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Society for Human Resource ManagementN/A2005 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationFormer Chair Women in the Profession2004 - Present
New Jersey Bar Association, Section of Labor and EmploymentN/A1996 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Rights and Responsibilities CommitteeN/A1995 - Present
New Jersey Business and IndustryEmployment Legislative CommitteeN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, BNA BooksEmployment At-Will, A State by State Survey2012
IOMASpecial Concerns for Reducing Workforce in a Lawfirm2010
BNA BooksCovenants Not to Compete, A State -by-State Survey, Second Ed., New Jersey ChapterN/A
BNA BooksDefining Proprietary Information, A State-by-State Survey, New Jersey, Kansas and Hawaii chaptersN/A
BNA BooksEmployee Duty of Loyalty: A State-by-State Survey, New Jersey chapterN/A
Employment Law QuarterlyAsserting a “Due Diligence” Defense In Restrictive Covenant LitigationN/A
PACE, a publication of the NJ Society of Association ExecutivesLearn to Fire With Kindness, a Parable from the TrenchesN/A
IOMA January 2010Special Concerns for Reducing Workforce in a Law FirmN/A
American Bar Association publicationElectronic Spoliation Sanctions, Delete At Your Own RiskN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Bucknell UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bar Association, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee Mid-Year MeetingGeographical Restraints in a Global Marketplace2013
Legislation UpdatePresentation on Medical Marijuana and FMLA amendments2010
ABA Annual MeetingReductions in Force and Alternatives to Layoffs2009
ABA, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee Mid-Year MeetingRestrictive Covenants, The Basics2007