New Jersey Employment and Business Law Attorneys
Advancing and protecting the interests of employees and entrepreneurs
Rabner Allcorn Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C. distinguishes itself by providing sophisticated, yet personal, legal representation to employees who have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, whistleblower retaliation and sexual harassment at work or who have other employment-related issues. Founded in 1977, the firm is comprised of attorneys who represent employees who have been wrongfully discharged, whether by closely held businesses or Fortune 500 companies.
The attorneys in its entrepreneurial practice provide innovative and strategic guidance to the firm’s clients who are seeking to start, grow or restructure a business, purchase another business or sell their interest in a business.
The firm is large enough to afford clients the resources required to succeed in an array of employment and entrepreneurial-related matters, yet small enough that clients have direct access to highly accomplished attorneys with in-depth experience in employment law and business law.
Martindale-Hubbell's® rating programs listed the firm in the New York Area’s Top Ranked Law Firms in 2012 and listed the firm in the U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms in 2013. Two of its employment law attorneys, Elliot Baumgart (for the years 2009 to present) and David Ben-Asher (for the years 2006 to present), are listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers and several of its lawyers have the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated from Martindale-Hubbell®.*
Providing smart, tailored advice to employees and entrepreneurs
The firm’s attorneys take the time to understand their clients' objectives, whether, for example, in the negotiation of a severance agreement or an employment contract, obtaining an accommodation at work in connection with a disability, or in seeking relief for them with regard to their claims. Attorneys at Rabner Allcorn Baumgart and Ben-Asher, P.C. also guide clients regarding their legal rights when they face what has developed into the inevitable breakdown of a partnership or the difficulties associated with the unanticipated loss of a job. They work with clients to chart a clear path to resolution, whether that resolution is the negotiation of an employee’s claim such as sexual harassment, or litigation challenging, for example, a covenant not to compete. Attorneys at the firm also collaborate so that their individual strengths in employment and business law combine to form a powerful web of legal support for their clients.
The firm has a demonstrated record of results, both negotiated and litigated, in several focused areas of practice, including:
- Plaintiffs' employment law
- Small business and entrepreneurial services
- Sexual harassment
- Appellate law
- Family law
Because the firm's attorneys develop a strong rapport with clients concerning their employment and business law matters, those clients often also seek their valuable counsel for personal legal needs, such as family law matters and estate and tax planning. Consequently, the firm has developed a significant practice in these areas as well.
A history of commitment in representing employees and entrepreneurs
Clients rely on Rabner Allcorn Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C. for the drive and perseverance its attorneys provide and the results they produce in employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment and other employment-related cases, as well as in its comprehensive representation of entrepreneurs and small businesses in corporate and commercial matters. From its welcoming office in Upper Montclair, the firm serves all of New Jersey and also represents clients employed in New York.