Richard J. Cino

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  • Office Managing Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C.
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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.

In the News

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

July 9, 2018
New Jersey State Bar Association

Richard Cino, Douglas Klein and Ashley Chilton Author Trzaska v. L’Oreal USA, Inc. and the Further Expansion of CEPA Whistleblower Protections

Richard Cino, Douglas Klein and Ashley Chilton author Trzaska v. L’Oreal USA, Inc. and the Further Expansion of CEPA Whistleblower Protections, published by the New Jersey State Bar Association.Subscription may be required to view article

December 14, 2017
SHRM

Robyn Aversa, Richard Cino and James McDonnell Author New Jersey Bill Would Revise Anti-Bias Law to Limit Employment Agreements

Robyn Aversa, Richard Cino and James McDonnell author New Jersey Bill Would Revise Anti-Bias Law to Limit Employment Agreements, published by SHRM.Subscription may be required to view article

Publications

July 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, President Donald Trump was presented with the rare opportunity to make his second U.S. Supreme Court nomination in as many years, nominating the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Kennedy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Kavanaugh would bring more than a dozen years of...

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 “...

June 8, 2018

New Jersey Closer to Bar on Jury Waivers, Arbitration Agreements, Secrecy of Harassment Settlements

The New Jersey Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit jury waivers and agreements that conceal the details of discrimination claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-1, et seq. (LAD). The bill, which passed by a vote of 34-1, also would call into question the enforceability of agreements to arbitrate...

Webinars

Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

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

Credits:Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

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

Credits:Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Blogs

Corporate Compliance & White Collar Advisor
Tenth Circuit Rules that False Claims Act (FCA) Does Not Cover Post-Employment Retaliation
November 13, 2018

In a win for employers, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that “...the False Claims Act’s anti-retaliation provision unambiguously excludes relief for retaliatory acts occurring after the employee has left employment.” Potts v. Center for Excellence in Higher Education, Inc., No. 17-1143 (10th Cir. Nov.

By David R. Jimenez , Richard J. Cino and Alyssa M. Toft

California Workplace Law
California Law Pushes Virtue of Diversity Requiring Females on Boards of Directors
October 4, 2018

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Senate Bill 826 into law which requires publicly-held corporations with principal executive offices in California to have a certain number of females on their boards of directors. The new law sets forth phased requirements for these corporations.

By Richard J. Cino , Susan E. Groff and Alyssa M. Toft

Corporate Compliance & White Collar Advisor
California Law Pushes Virtue of Diversity Requiring Females on Boards of Directors
October 4, 2018

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Senate Bill 826 into law which requires publicly-held corporations with principal executive offices in California to have a certain number of females on their boards of directors. The new law sets forth phased requirements for these corporations.

By Susan E. Groff , Alyssa M. Toft and Richard J. Cino

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Higher Education
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real Estate
  • Technology

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-451-6324  Phone
973-644-0733  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com/people/richard-j-cino
University Attended:
Villanova University, B.A., 1987
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990
Admission:
1990, New Jersey - D. N.J.; 1990, New Jersey; 2017, U.S. Supreme Court; 1993, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

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

Birth Information:
1965
ISLN:
908378614

Peer Reviews

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