Dominick J. Bratti: Lawyer with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.

Dominick J. Bratti

Woodbridge,  NJ  U.S.A.

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  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Employment Law - Investigation Services
University Rutgers University, B.A., cum laude, 1984
Law SchoolSeton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1987
Admitted1987, New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
BornBrooklyn, New York, September 25, 1962

Dominick Bratti is a shareholder and represents employers in employment-related litigations, including all types of employment discrimination matters, sexual harassment, breach of contract and whistleblower litigation. He also advises employers throughout the country on employment law and labor relations matters.

Mr. Bratti has litigated matters before federal and state courts as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, The National Labor Relations Board and state agencies throughout the country. He frequently drafts and reviews employee handbooks, and employment agreements. He also conducts labor and employment relations audits as well as employment practice seminars and anti-harassment training for both private and public sector employers.

Mr. Bratti has written extensively in the area of employment law and is a contributing author to Alito, N.J. Employment Law (1992); Alito, N.J. Employment Law (2d ed.) (1999) and 18 Goldstein and Goodman, New Jersey Practice Employment Law (West 1998).

Mr. Bratti authored Employment Issues: What Franchisees Should Expect From Franchisors, ” Franchise Handbook (May 2008) and Tracking Your Employees Online Activities, ” New Jersey Law Journal (December 31, 2007)

He was the Co-facilitator for “Avoiding Employment Claims by a Franchisee's Employees: Helping Without Getting Hurt, ” International Franchise Association's 48th Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida (February 9-12, 2008)

His community work includes:

Township of Scotch Plains
Councilman (2009 - 2010)
Planning Board Member (2005 - 2010)
Environmental Commission Member (2004-2005)
Youth Consultation Services
Chair (2006-08)/Board of Trustees (1997-present)
Fighter Initiative for Support & Training
Treasurer/Board of Trustees (2003-2008)

His areas of emphasis are:

Discrimination Law
Whistleblower Litigation
Employment Contracts
Non Competition Covenants
Employer Counseling
Wage & Hour Compliance
Union Avoidance and Contract Negotiations
Employment Law Training
Work Place Investigations

Recent Successes:
•Superior Court of New Jersey: Jury verdict dismissing plaintiff's claims of Race/gender Discrimination against Bank (July 2011)
•District Court (DNJ) Summary Judgment dismissing police officer candidate's claims of handicap discrimination (September 2010) upheld by Third Circuit (September 2011)
•District Court (SDNY): Successful defense (and prosecution of counter claims) in restrictive covenant action (June 2008)
•District Court (DNJ): Summary judgment in favor of municipality as to police officer's claims of hostile work environment, violation of due process, and related claims (July, 2008) upheld by Third Circuit (July 2009)
•District Court (DNJ): Dismissal of plaintiff's handicap discrimination claim (alleged Ovarian cancer) following plaintiff's deposition (October 2008)
•Superior Court of New Jersey: Summary judgment in favor of New Jersey hospital as to a handicap discrimination claim (March 2006) upheld on appeal 2008)
•Superior Court of New Jersey: Directed verdict in favor of a New Jersey bank and CEO in a religious discrimination lawsuit (November 2006) (upheld on appeal 2008)
•Office of Administrative Law: Directed verdict in favor of a New Jersey bank in a handicap discrimination action (September 2006)
•Superior Court of New Jersey: Summary judgment in favor of New Jersey hospital as to contract/racial discrimination claims (August 2006)

Lawyer Publications:
•Absence of Precautions is a Pandemic's Greatest Ally
•New Jersey Appellate Division Clarifies Law on Front Pay Awards in Discrimination Cases
•Top Three Tips for Hiring Employees
•What Franchisees Should Expect From Franchisors


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Does Your Company Have A Pandemic Coordinator and/or Team To Ensure That Its Employees/Business Are Protected In Times Of Emergency? It Should.
Dominick J. Bratti, December 10, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends that employers be prepared in advance to deal with the unique workplace issues which arise in the event of a pandemic. The issues extend well beyond whether precautions by employers in high risk industries, such as the healthcare and...

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Dominick J. Bratti

90 Woodbridge Center Drive, Suite 900, Box 10
WoodbridgeNJ 07095


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