Ryan S. Carlson

Ryan S. Carlson: Attorney with Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Employment Attorneys
Attorney Awards


Ryan Carlson focuses his practice on the representation of management in employment litigation matters under state and federal law, with an emphasis in defending claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations and whistle-blowing. He represents clients in federal and state courts and administrative proceedings including the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law. Ryan also counsels employers regarding compliance issues and litigation avoidance, as well as for handbooks, separation agreements and policy drafting.



Jackson Lewis, P.C.
Associate (2015-2016)

Giordano Halleran & Cisela, P.C.
Associate (2012-2015)

Mets Schiro & McGovern, LLP
Associate (2010-2012)

Professional Activities:
John C. Lifland Inn of Court


Delaware Law School, Widener University (J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2010)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (B.A., High Honors, 2007)


State of New Jersey, 2010
State of New York, 2011
District of New Jersey, 2011
Southern District of New York, 2013.

Areas of Practice (64)

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Employee Benefits
  • Labor and Employment
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • Employee Privacy
  • Employee Rights
  • Employer Intentional Torts
  • Employer Liability
  • Employer Rights
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Defense
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Rights
  • Employment Terminiation
  • Employment at Will
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Executive Employment Law
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Human Resources Law
  • Management Employment Law
  • Management Labor Law
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Personnel Training
  • Personnel Policies
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Prevailing Wage Litigation
  • Public Sector Employment Law
  • Reductions in Force
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-665-9100  Phone
973-665-9101  Fax
University Attended:
Rutgers University, B.S., 2007
Law School Attended:
Widener University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
Year of First Admission:
2010, New Jersey; 2011, New York; 2011, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2014, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Birth Information:
Staten Island, New York, August 5, 1985
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

Chatham, New Jersey

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