Jean Schroll Knapp Bio

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Jean Schroll Knapp, ESQ.


Jean Schroll Knapp focuses her practice on management defense in employment and labor law litigation. She 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, Jean defends claims under the FLSA and state wage and hour laws and also counsels management on employment issues, drafting such documents as handbooks, policies, and separation agreements, as well as conducting employee investigations.  She received her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law where she was an Articles Editor for the Seton Hall Law Review, a Leadership Fellows Program participant, and authored Unmasked:  Pseudonym Plaintiffs in the Legal Industry in the Era of #Me Too.

Professional Experience
Nukk-Freeman & Cerra P.C., Chatham, NJ | Law Clerk, Paralegal, Senior Paralegal 2013-2021
New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women, Trenton, NJ | Office Manager, Paralegal 2011-2013


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ | Juris Doctorate 2021
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ | Bachelor of Arts 2010
Farleigh Dickinson University, Eatontown, NJ | Paralegal Studies Program 2011

State of New Jersey
United States District Court – District of New Jersey
Author, "The New York Division of Human Rights Announces it Will Discontinue Private Settlements, L&E Blog, November 22, 2022
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