Ben Jakovljevic

Ben Jakovljevic-S

Ben has broad experience practicing employment law and business litigation across a variety of industries. He defends employers of all sizes in wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, trade secrets, and whistleblower and retaliation matters, in both California courts and before government agencies.  Ben also provides day-to-day counseling to employers on best employment […]

Julie S. Alarcón

Julie S. Alarcón joins NFC as an Associate, where she focuses her practice on the defense of management in employment-related disputes.  As a member of NFC’s counseling practice group, Ms. Alarcón counsels employers of all sizes on issues involving employee recruitment, hiring, employee classifications, family and medical leave, antidiscrimination, sexual harassment, disability, wage and hour, […]

Jean Schroll Knapp

Jean Schroll Knapp-S

Jean Schroll Knapp focuses her practice on management defense in employment and labor law litigation. Ms. Knapp defends employers in general commercial litigation and employment discrimination actions, including those brought under New Jersey’s LAD, CEPA, and FLA, as well as federal claims under the FMLA, ADA, and Title VII.  Additionally, Ms. Knapp defends claims under […]

Erica M. Clifford

Erica Clifford-S

Erica M. Clifford concentrates her practice in the representation and defense of management against employment-related claims, including those brought pursuant to NJLAD, CEPA, NJCRA, NYSHRL, FMLA, Title VII, ADA, and the ADEA. She has significant experience in both New Jersey and New York federal and state courts, managing all stages of litigation from initial fact […]

Megan Frese Porio

Megan Frese Porio-S

Megan Frese Porio has extensive experience in employment counseling and litigation, representing and advising clients on a full range of laws and policies involving hiring, performance management, discipline, termination, and reasonable accommodations, as well as laws involving anti-discrimination, equal pay, wage and hour, and employee leave.  Megan’s expertise also includes advising employers on day-to-day employment […]

Carol Shieh

Carol Shieh-S

Ms. Shieh’s practice focuses on the defense of management in employment-related disputes. Prior to joining NFC, Ms. Shieh worked for a prominent San Diego-based firm as an Associate Attorney responsible for defending employers in all stages of litigation, as well as providing counsel regarding compliance with employment and labor laws. Ms. Shieh defends single and […]

Arooj Siraj

Arooj Siraj-S

Ms. Siraj has experience practicing civil defense litigation with an emphasis in labor and employment law.  Areas of focus include discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, whistleblower and retaliation matters in New Jersey courts and before government agencies.  Additionally she has collaborated with general counsel of various state entities to ensure compliance with state and federal […]

Sharina Rodriguez

Sharina Rodriguez-S

Sharina Rodriguez, Esq., has focused her practice in employment litigation and counseling involving age, race, sex and disability discrimination and/or harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, and breach of contract disputes arising under federal, New Jersey and New York law. Her experience also includes counseling private and public employers in all areas of […]

Lindsey Andreozzi

Lindsey Andreozzi-S

Lindsey Andreozzi, Esq. has focused her practice on representing management in employment litigation involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, wage and hour and breach of contract disputes arising under federal, New Jersey and New York law. In addition to representing employers all phases of employment litigation, Ms. Andreozzi also has experience counseling domestic and international employers […]

Iman A. Wells

Iman Wells-S

Iman A. Wells focuses her practice on management-side employment litigation and counseling. Ms. Wells defends employers in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Wells regularly counsels employers on a wide range of workplace issues including employee handbooks, policies, performance improvement plans, disciplinary materials and separation agreements […]