- Disability, Leave and Health Management
- General Employment Litigation
- Privacy, Social Media and Information Management
|University ||State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1994|
|Law School||Seton Hall University, J.D., 1997|
|Admitted||1998, New York, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 2011, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York|
Bar & Professional Association Memberships
New Jersey State Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management - Central New Jersey Chapter
Brett M. Anders is a Shareholder in the Morristown office of Jackson Lewis where he exclusively represents management in workplace law, including counseling and litigation. He routinely advises clients regarding day-to-day employment issues, such as employee discipline and discharge, disability management issues, reductions-in-force and restrictive covenants. He also regularly conducts training programs for employers on a variety of employment-related topics, such as performance management, sexual harassment awareness and disability management.
Mr. Anders has extensive experience representing employers in all types of employment litigation matters, such as employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and wage and hour cases. He regularly litigates in both state and federal court, as well as before various governmental agencies including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Department of Labor and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights.
Mr. Anders is member of the firm's e-Discovery and Workplace Technology practice group and is a member of the firm's Disability, Leave and Health Management practice group. He frequently speaks and lectures regarding e-discovery and other employment law topics. Mr. Anders has also successfully argued several motions regarding the spoliation of electronic evidence and has conducted the direct and cross-examinations of forensic computer experts and/or IT professionals at trial.
Mr. Anders received his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1997. He conducted his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Albany. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Anders worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Louis F. Locascio, J.S.C. Mr. Anders is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York and before the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Anders is also on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Labor & Employment Section and is a co-chair of the Section's E-Discovery Committee. Mr. Anders is also a member of the Central New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Garden State Council. Additionally, Mr. Anders co-authored An Employer's Guide To Avoiding The Pitfalls Associated With E-Mail And Internet Monitoring which was published in the New Jersey State Bar Association's Labor & Employment Quarterly. In 2006, Mr. Anders was named one of the top forty attorneys under the age of forty in New Jersey by the New Jersey Law Journal and in 2013 he received the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent.
Title III of the ADA - A Primer For Business Owners and Employers” New Jersey Lawyer (December 2009) [Co-Author]
Court Rewards Employer For Conducting A Prompt And Effective Investigation Commerce (October 2003) [Author]
An Employer's Guide to Avoiding the Pitfalls Associated with E-Mail and Internet Monitoring New Jersey Labor and Employment Quarterly 25.2 (April 2002) [Co-Author]
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Named “Top Forty Under Forty” by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2006
•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent 2013
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
How To Appropriately Obtain Relevant Information From Social Networking Sites
Brett M. Anders,Michael A. Frankel, April 6, 2015
A New York state appellate court has confirmed that the mere initiation of a lawsuit does not provide a basis to permit a defendant unfettered access to a plaintiff’s social media sites. In Pecile v. Titan Capital Group, LLC, 2014 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 420 (1st Dep’t Jan. 23, 2014), the...
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