Joseph C. Toris

Joseph C. Toris: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Of Counsel at Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • 220 Headquarters Plaza, East Tower, 7th Floor, Morristown, NJ 07960
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Biography

Joseph C. Toris is Of Counsel in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is experienced with complex issues surrounding employee disloyalty, enforceability of confidentiality and non-competition agreements, and other restrictive covenants. Mr. Toris regularly participates in emergent matters seeking to impose or defend against the imposition of restraints in the state courts of New Jersey.

He is also experienced with Sarbanes-Oxley issues including the defense of whistleblower claims under the Act. Mr. Toris also assists clients in the development of codes of ethics and business conduct and corporate compliance programs, management and employee training and internal investigations.

Mr. Toris both counsels and litigates in many aspects of employment litigation defense, including claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of employment contract, and other employment related torts. Mr. Toris has litigated matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He is a member of Phi Alpha Delta.

In the News

April 1, 2016
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Featured in 2015 review - 2016 forecast: Federal agencies on the move

In “2015 review-2016 forecast: Federal agencies on the move ,” Wolters Kluwer publishes their second in a series of three briefings on the most important agency developments and union activity and what we can expect in 2016. This piece includes insight from Howard Bloom, Paul Patten, Francis Alvarez, Paul DeCamp,...

Publications

June 28, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup - 2017-2018

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 2018 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements, public-sector “agency shop” arrangements, and the Fair Labor Standard Act’s “automobile dealer” overtime exemption. The Court also examined who is a “...

May 4, 2018

Retaliation Plaintiff Not a Covered Whistleblower under Plain Reading of Dodd-Frank Act, Court Rules

A former employee who failed to show he reported alleged securities law violations to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as required under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (DFA), cannot claim his former employer unlawfully retaliated against him, federal Judge William J. Martini has ruled. Price v...

February 22, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Protections

The anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 protects only employees who complain directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Supreme Court has held in a unanimous decision. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018).The Court...

Webinars

Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

When September 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

When August 22, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM EST

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You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

When June 7, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Blogs

Corporate Compliance & White Collar Advisor
Effective Compliance Programs Require a Commitment from the Top
July 12, 2018

Written by Jessica L. Sussman, Joseph C. Toris and Summer Law Clerk Bridget Jeong We follow the leader wherever we go, and that applies to compliance, as well.

By Joseph C. Toris

Corporate Compliance & White Collar Advisor
Effective Compliance Starts at Home: Ensuring Your Company Learns of Issues Before Everyone Else Does
June 26, 2018

The need for an effective compliance program to assist companies in preventing, detecting and, if necessary, promptly correcting issues before they become problems is nothing new.

By Joseph C. Toris

Corporate Compliance & White Collar Advisor
Record High Awards and Supreme Court Decision Further Incent Potential Whistleblowers to Report Conduct to the SEC
June 19, 2018

On March 19, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced its highest ever Dodd-Frank Act (“DFA”) bounty awards to three whistleblowers. These SEC awards represent a new milestone in the SEC’s ongoing efforts to incentivize would-be whistleblowers to report unlawful conduct directly to the Commission.

By Joseph C. Toris

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-451-6347  Phone
973-538-6890  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, A.B., 1995
Law School Attended:
Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1998
Year of First Admission:
1998
Admission:
1998, New Jersey - D. N.J.; 1998, New Jersey; 2017, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•National Human Resources Association - New Jersey Affiliate, Former President

Birth Information:
1973
ISLN:
915126567

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