Jon W. Green

Top rated employment litigation attorney in Florham Park, New Jersey

Green Savits, LLC
Jon W. Green
Green Savits, LLC

Practice Areas: Employment litigation, Employment & labor; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 1985

Education: Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

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Green Savits, LLC

25B Vreeland Road
Suite 207
Florham Park, NJ 07932 Visit website


Jon W. Green is an attorney and partner at Green Savits LLC in Florham Park, New Jersey. He practices employment law in northern and Central New Jersey and New York and is well-experienced in handling matters involving civil rights, discrimination, employee privacy, whistleblower claims, employment contracts, family and medical leave, harassment, hostile work environment, restrictive covenants, severance pay, discharge and other employment and labor-related issues.

After earning his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Claremont McKenna College, Mr. Green obtained his law degree from the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1979.

Board-certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney, Mr. Green has represented numerous clients before state and federal trial and appellate courts in New Jersey and New York.

Mr. Green’s extensive litigation experience and knowledge have proven useful in many landmark cases in the realm of employment law. He has tried numerous cases in courts and has fought viciously and obtained favorable verdicts in cases against several multinational companies. His outstanding performance in these situations has helped him gain immense respect from his peers and is rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell. He was selected to be Best Lawyer in Employment Law by New World Report for the Newark, New Jersey, metropolitan area.

Extending his service to professional organizations outside of his practice, Mr. Green is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and has served on various groups and committees within the organization. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and is currently a part of the Program Committee of the ABA’s Equal Employment Opportunity Committee.

Mr. Green has also shared his legal acumen through various outlets during his career, including authoring numerous articles and lecturing on employment law topics. He is a master at the Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards

Practice areas

Employment litigation: plaintiff, Employment & labor: employee

Focus areas

Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Retaliation, Employment law - employee, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law

  • 50% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 50% Employment & labor: employee

First Admitted: 1980, New York

Professional Webpage:

Representative Clients:
  • Employees in non-union disputes
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification, 1998-present
  • Rendine v. Pantzer, 141 N.J. 292 (1995)
  • Goldfarb v. Solemine, 245 N.J. 326 (2021) (Lead Amicus curiae counsel
  • Holmin v. TRW, Inc., 167 N.J. 205 (2001) (Lead Amicus curiae counsel)
  • Rost v. Pfizer, Inc., 248 F.R.D. 417 (S.D.N.Y. 2008)
  • Lockley v. New Jersey Department of Corrections, 177 N.J. 413 (2003) (Lead Amicus curiae counsel)
  • Rathemacher v. IBM Corp., 57 FEP Cases 460 (D. N.J. 1990)
  • Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright, 204 N.J. 239 (2010)(Amicus curiae counsel)
  • DeWees v. RCN Corp., 380 N.J. Super. 511 (App. Div. 2005)
  • Green v. City of Jersey City, 177 N.J. 434 (2003) (Lead Amicus curiae counsel)
  • Cutler v. Dorn, 196 N.J. 419 (2008)(Lead Amicus curiae counsel)
  • Delli Santi v. CNA Insurance Companies, 88 F. 3d 192 (3d Cir. 1996)
Educational Background:
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Honors: Cum Laude, 1976
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Chief Editor, ABA Model Jury Instructions, Employment Litigation, ABA Section of Litigation, 2005
  • “Employment Litigation in New Jersey, Chapter 1 Co-Author, “Retention of Counsel, Client Counseling and Pre-Claim Fact Investigation”, Lexis-Nexis/Matthew Bender, 2006
  • “Model Jury Instructions: Employment Litigation”, 2nd ed., Co-Chief Editor, American Bar Association, 2005
  • The Scarlet W, Worth Magazine, February, 2005
  • “Employment Litigation Handbook” (Co-Chief Editor), Summary Judgment and Trial Preparation Chapters (Co-Author), American Bar Association, Litigation Section, 1998
  • “Farragher, Ellerth & Lehmann, Ingredients for a Great Recipe or Oil and Water?”, New Jersey Lawyer, No. 196, April, 1999
  • “So, What’s The Case Worth? A Guide for Plaintiff’s Counsel”, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 2, Winter, 1998
  • “Selecting the Forum for an Employment Case: State or Federal”, (Co-Author), New Jersey Lawyer, July/August, 1996
  • , Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Law, 2014
  • “AV” by the nationwide Martindale-Hubble directory
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer in Plaintiff’s Employment Litigation
  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, Finalist, Jacob Burns Moot Court Competition, 1979
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • College of Labor and Employment Law, 2014
  • American Bar Association, Program Committee of the EEO Committee of the ABA Labor and Employment Section
  • Master, Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court, 1999 – Present
  • New Jersey, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1990
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Executive Committee Electronic Discovery Subcommittee Co-Chair, 2007-2014
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Co-Chair of the Employment and Labor Relations Law Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association Member, Executive Committee, New Jersey Chapter, 2002-2006
  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Executive Committee Coordinator of the Civil and Personal Civil Rights Subcommittee
  • American Bar Association, Employment & Labor Relations Law Committee, 1998-2001
  • National Employment Lawyers Association Co-Chair, Amicus Committee, New Jersey Chapter, 2002-2008
  • Township of Springfield, Chairman, Ethics Committee, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1990
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section Co-Chair
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Lawyer of the Year by US News and World Report, Best Lawyers, Newark Metropolitan Area for Employment Law, Individuals, 2020
  • Inducted as Fellow of College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2014
Industry Groups:
  • Banking
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Securities
  • Telecommunication

Office location for Jon W. Green

25B Vreeland Road
Suite 207
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Phone: 973-695-7777


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

Certificates and credentials

New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

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