Carla A. Katz

Carla A. Katz: Attorney with Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC


Carla A. Katz is Of Counsel to the law firm. Prior to joining the firm, she was an attorney with Fox and Fox LLP in Livingston New Jersey. Her practice is primarily focused on public sector labor and employment law. She works closely with New Jersey's firefighters and other public employees.

Ms. Katz has a long history of representation of union members and workers, including nine years as the elected president of the Communications Workers of America, Local 1034. She served as a commissioner of the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission from 2002 to 2006.

Ms. Katz is a member of the faculty at the School for Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) at Rutgers University where she teaches labor studies and law. Prior to joining the faculty full-time, she taught at SMLR as a Visiting Lecturer for more than twelve years teaching courses in Collective Bargaining, Union Organizing and Occupational Safety and Health among others. Ms. Katz also writes and lectures on politics, power, and issues that affect working women and men.

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
732-747-9003  Phone
Toll Free: 888.375.7600  Phone
732.747.9004  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard University, MIT and Tufts University, Program on Negotiation, 2001; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, B.A., Women's Studies, departmental distinction, Paul Robeson Scholar, 1981; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Management and Labor Relations, M.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2008
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2009, New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association (Member: Labor and Employment Section; Young Lawyers Division); American Bar Association; American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Other - Contingency Basis: No Fees Unless Case Wins
  • Free Initial Consultation

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Red Bank, New Jersey