Brett M. Anders: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Brett M. Anders

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Morristown,  NJ  U.S.A.
Phone973-451-6305

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Automotive
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
 
University State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1994
 
Law SchoolSeton Hall University, J.D., 1997
 
Admitted1998, 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
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•Garden State Council
•New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee Member and Chair of the Sections E-Discovery Committee
•Society for Human Resource Management, Central New Jersey Chapter

 
Born1972
 
Biography

Brett M. Anders is a Shareholder in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He exclusively represents management in workplace law, including counseling and litigation.

Mr. Anders 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 frequently speaks and lectures regarding e-discovery and other employment law topics. He 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. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Anders worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Louis F. Locascio, J.S.C.

Honors and Recognitions

New Jersey Law Journal, “Top Forty Under Forty” (2006) Brett M. Anders

Published Works

• 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)
• An Employers Guide to Avoiding the Pitfalls Associated with E-Mail and Internet Monitoring, New Jersey Labor and Employment Quarterly 25.2 (April 2002) [Co-Author]

Blog Posts

e-Discovery
How To Appropriately Obtain Relevant Information From Social Networking Sites
February 12, 2014

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.

By Brett M. Anders

e-Discovery
Manufacturer Faces 'Adverse Inference' Instruction To Jury For Failing To Preserve Relevant E-Mails
January 8, 2014

Finding the defendant, Implant Direct Mfg., LLC, had a culpable state of mind in failing to preserve documents relevant to the claims against it, the federal District Court for the Southern District of California has granted Zest IP Holdings, LLC's request for an adverse jury instruction against the defendant. Zest IP Holdings, LLC v.

By Brett M. Anders

e-Discovery
Court: 'Preliminary Showing' of Spoliation Required Before Discovery of Documentary Preservation Efforts Permitted
October 23, 2013

In Little Hocking Water Ass'n v. E.I. DuPont DeNemours & Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 134869 (S.D. Ohio Sept.

By Brett M. Anders

 
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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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Brett M. Anders

220 Headquarters Plaza, East Tower, 7th Floor
MorristownNJ 07960




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