Kristine J. Feher

Florham Park,  NJ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
  • Business Immigration & Compliance
Contact InfoTelephone: 973.443.3273
Fax: 973.301.8410
University Tufts University, B.A., 1992
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1995
Admitted1995, New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, Morris County Bar Association

•Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

•Member, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association


Kristine J. Feher's practice focuses on employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation arising under employment laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act and the New Jersey Family Leave Act. She also has experience in breach of contract, wrongful discharge and related tort actions.

In addition, Kristine assists clients in a variety of labor and employment matters including workplace training, drafting policies and handbooks, wage and hour compliance, terminations, reductions in force, employment-based immigration, and defending Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state fair employment practice agency charges.

Areas of Concentration

•Employment litigation

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2011-2014

•Listed,The Legal 500 United States, 2013

•Member, Winning Team,New Jersey Law Journal, General Litigation Department of the Year Award, 2013

•Team Member, Lexology's Client Choice Award USA & Canada, United States: New Jersey, 2013

•Team Member, aLaw360Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2013

•Listed,Benchmark: Litigation, the Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2009

•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2006-2009

•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures


•Editor,GT L&E Blog: Global Developments in Labor & Employment Law

•Author, New Pregnancy Laws Deliver Additional Protections for Women,GTAlert, January 30, 2014

•Co-Author, New Jersey Gender Equity Notice Requirements,GTAlert, January 13, 2014

•Featured, Q&A With Greenberg Traurig's Kristine Feher ,Law360, June 20, 2013

•Mentioned, The Best Blend of Practices: Greenberg Traurig Puts its Collective Brainpower to Work in New Jersey ,New Jersey Law Journal, April 1, 2013

•Quoted, Quirky quitting techniques mark some job departures,USA Today, November 15, 2011

•Author, How to Handle Alcoholic Employees,Benefits and Compensation Solutions, October 1998


•Presenter, Mean Girls in the Hallways and Bad Boys in the Lunchroom... What Employers Can Do When Bullies Come to Work, NJCCA's Spring Reception, West Orange, NJ, May 16-17, 2012

•Presenter, ADA Compliance in the Employee Lifecycle, New Jersey Taking Care of Business Breakfast Series, February 16, 2012

•Lectured, Employment Law Issues in Force Reductions, NYU School of Continuing Education, New York, NY, 2010

•Speaker, FMLA Master Class, hosted by M. Lee Smith publishing, Newark, NJ, 2009

Associated News & Events


05.30.14 2014 Edition of Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig New Jersey Attorneys

05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

06.21.13 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2013 Legal 500 United States Guide; Recommended as 'Top Tier' Firm in Real Estate

06.12.13 2013 Edition of Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig New Jersey Attorneys

05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 176 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

01.09.13 Greenberg Traurig's Global Labor and Employment Practice Continues to Gain Momentum

09.14.12 Greenberg Traurig Gains Momentum in its Global Labor and Employment Practice

06.29.12 2012 Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig New Jersey Attorneys

06.07.12 2012 Chambers USA Guide Includes More than 170 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 38 Practice Areas

12.23.11 Greenberg Traurig's Labor and Employment Practice Recognized Among Law360's Employment Groups of the Year


01.30.14 New Pregnancy Laws Deliver Additional Protections for Women

04.26.13 Proposed Restrictive Covenant Law Threatens to Handcuff Employers

11.27.12 After Nearly 25 Years, New Jersey Appellate Court Provides 'Sobering' Guidance to Employers Respecting Workplace Alcoholism

11.14.12 Taking Care of Business When Hurricanes, Storms and Natural Disasters Hit

11.09.12 New Jersey Imposes Gender-Equality Notice Obligations on Employers

11.07.12 Newark, New Jersey Deals a Blow to Criminal Background Checks

Reported CasesSecured favorable outcome at arbitration in case alleging sexual orientation discrimination and retaliation against corporate client and executives.; Tried jury case involving claims of breach of contract, implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing and tortious interference to unanimous verdict in favor of employer both on plaintiff's claims and on counterclaim for damages against plaintiff.; Co-tried multi-plaintiff discrimination and retaliation case.; Argued appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.; As co-leader of the defense team, defeated a claim for certification of a proposed class action alleging a nation-wide practice of age discrimination in force reductions, and defended that decision on appeal.; Represented employers in class-action wage and hour suits.; Obtained summary judgment in multiple cases alleging race discrimination and related claims against corporate clients in New Jersey and New York courts.; As local counsel, assisted in obtaining dismissal of a discrimination and retaliation case filed against a corporate client based upon the plaintiff's failure to appear for his deposition.; Enforced an oral settlement agreement entered into with a plaintiff after plaintiff sought to rescind the agreement. Plaintiff asserted claims relating to stock options in federal court in the District of New Jersey.; Obtained dismissals and findings of no probable cause in numerous employment discrimination charges filed with the EEOC and various state fair employment practice agencies.; Assisted corporate clients in employment-based immigration matters, including obtaining temporary work authorization and/or permanent residence for foreign workers, compliance with I-9 (employment verification) requirements, internal audits, and audits by agencies.; Counseled clients on employment law issues including layoffs, compliance and anticipated employment actions. Also conducted training, including prevention of workplace harassment and compliance with leave and disability laws at client sites and seminars.; Reviewed and revised client handbooks, contracts, employment policies, offer letters and applications. Certain of t he above representations were handled by Ms. Feher prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

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New Pregnancy Laws Deliver Additional Protections for Women
Kristine J. Feher, February 5, 2014
New Jersey lawmakers recently amended the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) to provide additional protections for women whom employers know, or should know, are affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Following in the footsteps of recent New York City...

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Kristine J. Feher

200 Park Avenue
Florham ParkNJ 07932


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