Larry's practice is devoted to the defense of employers in employment-related claims involving allegations of discrimination based upon age, gender, race, sexual orientation and disability, as well as claims of retaliation for whistle blowing. This includes the representation of employers in litigated claims and in claims proceeding through arbitration and mediation. Larry also specializes in the defense of Laidlow claims filed against employers for workplace injuries.
A trial attorney for over 20 years, Larry has litigated a variety of cases in the New Jersey state and federal courts and before administrative agencies including the EEOC, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and the New Jersey Department of Labor. He has provided legal counsel to businesses ranging in size from small mom and pop businesses to Fortune 250 companies with regard to the establishment of appropriate policies, investigation of claims of discrimination and defense of claims.
Larry has appeared numerous times before the New Jersey Appellate Division and has argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court.
•Common Law Claims In The Employment Law Context, presented to Zurich Insurance Group
•Disparate Impact Following The Supreme Court's Decision in Smith v. Jackson, Mississippi, presented to American International Group
•Case Law Alerts, regular contributor, 2006-present
• New Jersey Workers' Compensation 'Exclusive Remedy Option' - Setting The Immunity Standard, Defense Digest, Vol. 9, No. 3, September 2003
• Meeting the Employee More Than Halfway: The Interactive Process for Finding Reasonable Accommodation, Defense Digest, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2003
• After Acquired Evidence: 'The Glass Is Only Half Full', Defense Digest, Vol. 9, No. 1, February 2003
• One Further Step Beyond Individual Liability Under CEPA, Defense Digest, Vol. 6, No. 1, February 2000
Honors & Awards
•Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2007
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Year Joined Organization
Plaintiffs Unable to Pursue LAD Claims
Apr 21, 2016
Obtained summary judgment in a matter in Camden County, New Jersey. The three plaintiffs, who were formerly employed by the defendant company as painters and/or painter's helpers and were members of a union, argued that they were laid off and...