Richard J. Cino: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Richard J. Cino

Office Managing Principal
Morristown,  NJ  U.S.A.
Phone973-451-6324

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Practice Areas

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Education
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Financial Services
  • Government Contractors
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 973-451-6324
Fax: 973-644-0733
http://www.jacksonlewis.com/people/richard-j-cino
 
University Villanova University, B.A., 1987
 
Law SchoolSeton Hall University, J.D., 1990
 
Admitted1990, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
 
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Professional Associations and Activities

Academy of New Jersey Management Attorneys
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association

 
Born1965
 
Biography

Richard J. Cino is the Office Managing Principal of the Morristown and Monmouth County, New Jersey, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is also Co-Leader of the Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Practice Group.

Mr. Cino has a broad area of practice and responsibility with the firm. He acts as lead counsel on all aspects of employment litigation, including defending claims of whistleblowers under various state and federal laws including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, sexual harassment, all types of discrimination, retaliation, breach of employment contract, and employment related torts.

Mr. Cino regularly litigates claims for breach of non-competition agreements, theft of trade secrets, and/or breach of the duty of loyalty. He has represented employers in employee raiding actions and actions alleging unfair practices relating to the misappropriation of electronic communications and information.

Mr. Cino has litigated matters in the Superior Court of New Jersey, New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, United States Department of Labor, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Publications

October 1, 2015

New Jersey High Court Clarifies Disgorgement as Remedy for Breach of Duty of Loyalty

October 1, 2015

The absence of actual economic loss to an employer as a result of an employee's breach of the duty of loyalty does not preclude the employer from being awarded the equitable remedy of disgorgement, a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled. Kaye v. Rosefielde, No. A-93-13 (Sept. 22, 2015).BackgroundDefendant Alan

September 16, 2015

Split Appeals Court Decision May Set Stage for Supreme Court Review of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provision

September 16, 2015

A federal appeals court ruling on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“DFA”) may prompt U.S. Supreme Court review as to when an employee whistleblower is entitled to the benefits of the anti-retaliation provisions of the DFA.In a two-to-one decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second

July 21, 2015

New Jersey Rejects Heightened Bar for Whistleblower Claims by 'Watchdog' Employees

July 21, 2015

In a unanimous decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court has refused to raise the bar for employees whose job entails ensuring legal compliance (“watchdog” employees) to bring whistleblower claims under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). Lippman v. Ethicon, Inc., No. A-65/66-13 (July 15, 2015).

In the News

September 14, 2015

Bloomberg BNA

Richard Cino and Joseph DeBlasio Discuss the Opening of Jackson Lewis' Monmouth County office

September 14, 2015

Richard Cino and Joseph DeBlasio discuss the opening of Jackson Lewis' Monmouth County office in Bloomberg BNA's This Big Law Firm is Heading to the Jersey Shore. Subscription may be required to view article

August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

July 15, 2015

Law 360

Richard Cino Comments on NJ Supreme Court's Whistleblower Decision

July 15, 2015

Richard Cino discusses implications of the NJ Supreme Court decision relating to the state's whistleblower law in Law 360's “NJ Expands Employer Liability in Ethicon Whistleblower Case.”Subscription may be required to view article

 
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New Jersey Rejects Heightened Bar for Whistleblower Claims by 'Watchdog' Employees
Richard J. Cino,Michael D. Ridenour, July 29, 2015
In a unanimous decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court has refused to raise the bar for employees whose job entails ensuring legal compliance (“watchdog” employees) to bring whistleblower claims under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). Lippman v. Ethicon, Inc.,...

Confidentiality Agreements May Violate Dodd-Frank Act
Richard J. Cino,V. John Ella,David R. Jimenez,Joseph C. Toris, April 16, 2015
Among other things, the DFA established the statutory framework for the SEC’s whistleblower program. After developing and implementing the program, the SEC said that it would turn its focus to employer agreements — whether separation agreements, confidentiality agreements, or other...

U.S. Supreme Court Supports Whistleblower Claim of Employee Fired for Leaking Sensitive Information
Richard J. Cino,David R. Jimenez,L. Dale Owens, March 27, 2015
Strictly construing the Whistleblower Protection Act (“WPA”) against the employer (here, the government) and in favor of the employee, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled a federal air marshal’s whistleblower claim may proceed even though he had leaked confidential air security plans...


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Richard J. Cino

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




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