John P. Harrington
John P. Harrington, Counsel, has a concentration in labor and employment law in the private and public sectors. In addition to complex civil litigation, Mr. Harrington’s expertise includes counseling businesses and workplaces with employment issues.
- Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, J. D. Cum Laude, 1995
- Trinity College, B.S., Economics, 1986
- New Jersey, 1995
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Labor Employment Section
- Morris County Bar Association
Professional and Civic Service Recognitions
- Sidney M. Reitman Employment Inn of Court, Pupil (1998-1999)
- Instructor - Legal Research and Writing, Rutgers Law School (1994)
- Judge - Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition (2001-present)
- Pro Bono Partnership Volunteer
Mr. Harrington’s civil litigation practice includes representing management in all employment matters in state and federal court and agencies, including the EEOC, the Division on Civil Rights, Civil Service, and the Department of Labor. He has handled all types of employment proceedings including dispositive motions, bench trials, jury trials, administrative hearings, civil service hearings, local disciplinary and removal hearings. In addition, his practice includes review and preparation of personnel policies and manuals for private and public sector employers; anti-harassment and policy training for managers and employees; assisting school districts in special education and domicile disputes; advising employers on immigration issues; and advising employers on traditional labor law issues.
Contributing Author for “Employment Law Reference Manual” published by the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce.
Author of “The Supreme Court’s New Jury Selection Standards”
Author of “New Jersey Supreme Court Clarifies the Role and Consequences of Light Duty as a Reasonable Accommodation”. (Raspa Jr. v. Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office)
Author of “Tales From the Front Lines: The Joys and Injustices of Litigating Against Pro Se Plaintiffs.”
Author of "Perception is Reality: New Jersey Prohibits Hostile Work Environment Based Upon Perceived Membership in a Protected Class." Legal Alert - April 2012