Jennifer Casazza Carter

Jennifer Carter S

Jennifer represents businesses on the management side of employment litigation and counseling, focusing her practice on contracts, restrictive covenant, non-solicitation, and unfair completion claims throughout all stages of litigation.  Ms. Carter defends employers in state and federal court, before administrative agencies, and has litigated claims arising under NJLAD, CEPA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, NJWHL, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heather S. Berman

Heather Berman-S

Heather S. Berman focuses her practice on the defense of management in all stages of employment and labor law litigation in both state and federal court. Ms. Berman defends litigation brought under federal employment discrimination statutes such as Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FMLA, and New Jersey equivalents including the LAD, CEPA and […]

Kegan S. Andeskie

Kegan Andeskie-S

Kegan S. Andeskie focuses his practice on management defense in employment and labor law litigation. Mr. Andeskie has experience defending employers in 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, Mr. Andeskie has experience defending labor causes […]

Kristine V. Ryan

Kris Ryan-S

Ms. Ryan joined Nukk-Freeman & Cerra in 2007, bringing extensive experience litigating complex matters in state and federal court both in and outside the tri-state area. Through her prior firm, Ms. Ryan was seconded to a large pharmaceutical company, providing in-house assistance on a variety of transactional and litigation matters. She has experience negotiating and […]

Kirsten McCaw Grossman

Kirsten McCaw Grossman-S

Kirsten McCaw Grossman leads our Restrictive Covenant practice group and is an employment litigator with 20 years of experience. Ms. Grossman represents management clients exclusively in disputes before state and federal courts, FINRA (formerly NASD) and AAA arbitration proceedings, and administrative agencies (including state and federal EEO agencies and the Department of Labor). Additionally, Ms. […]

Rachel M. Manne

Rachel Manne-S

Rachel Manne has expertise in counseling employers on a broad range of employment law issues. She regularly partners with clients to assist in making key decisions relating to workplace issues. As part of her practice, Ms. Manne regularly drafts and advises on employer policies, handbooks, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and separation agreements relying upon her […]

Phillip J. Lipari

Phillip Lipari-S

Phillip J. Lipari assists businesses – from small companies to Fortune 100 corporations – in all aspects of employment law including investigations, litigation, counseling, and employee training. Phill is a leader in the Firm’s investigations practice, having significant experience acting as an investigator into employee complaints in the areas of discrimination, harassment, bullying, whistleblowing, and […]