Jennine DiSomma

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18 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 200
Florham Park, NJ 07932
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Jennine DiSomma represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law, including labor arbitrations, unfair labor practices before the National Labor Relations Board, matters before the United States, New York and New Jersey Department of Labor, and matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Commission on Human Rights and the New Jersey Division on Human Rights.

For the past 20 years, Ms. DiSomma has successfully defended numerous wrongful discharge, discrimination and retaliation cases in both federal and New York and New Jersey state courts. Ms. DiSomma also regularly provides employment counseling and legal advice on a wide range of workplace issues including union relations, wage and hour issues, discipline, avoiding claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. She has presented numerous seminars for clients, attorneys and professionals on a variety of workplace issues and regularly prepares, develops and reviews employment policies, handbooks and applications.

Jennine regularly handles insurance litigation matters, representing insurance companies with respect to coverage issues involving property, commercial casualty, life, health, general liability, professional liability, directors & officers' liability and other specialized coverages.

Honors and Awards

Listed In: New Jersey Super Lawyers® - 2006, 2008-2017

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Representative Matters

Cardoso v. Shore Orthopedic Group, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, A-1832-11T2, June 17, 2013.  Affirmance of summary judgment in a public accomodation sexual harassment case involving a patient and her doctor.

State Farm Insurance Co. v. John Langan, 16 N.Y. 3d 349 (March 29, 2011).  Court of Appeals decision regarding treatment of under-insured motorist coverage under New York law.

Brightman v. Prison Health Systems, 22 Misc. 3d 1201(A), 2011 WL 4447011 (N.Y. Supp.) Spetember 9, 2011.  Trial court granted summary judgment dismissing plaintiff's claim of retaliation arising out of a sexual harassment complaint.

Fernandez v. Pathmark Stores, Inc., Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division A-5843-04T1, September 27, 2006.  Affirmance of summary judgment in a sexual harassment case arising from a workplace romance.

Publications

"American Children of Alien Parents Should Not Be Denied an Education Based on Residence Requirements," 14 Seton Hall Law Review 1058, 1984

Presentations

"Employee Issues in the Doctor's Office." Florham Park, NJ, September 21, 2011

"Labor and Employment Liability Issues in the Correctional Healthcare Arena:  What You Need to Know to Avoid Having to Pay Your Lawyer," National Conference on Correctional Healthcare, Orlando, FL, October 17-21, 2009

“E-Discovery and the New Federal Rules: A Shock to Corporate Governance,” Firm Sponsored Program, November 15, 2006

Memberships and Activities

Essex County Bar Association, President’s Council

New Jersey State Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey

American Bar Association