Allan E. Richardson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Harrison Township, NJ

Richardson Employment & Civil Rights Law, LLC
 | 99 N. Main St., Harrison Township, NJ 08062
Phone: 856-579-7045
Fax: 856-494-1400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

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Attorney Profile

Allan E. Richardson provides highly skilled representation to his clients throughout the western and southern parts of New Jersey. His practice is divided between plaintiff's and defendant's employment law matters, civil rights law, and business and corporate litigation.

Mr. Richardson completed his undergraduate education at Kent State University, graduating with his Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1976. He then worked for six years as a reporter and editor before switching to management- and executive-level positions for technology companies. Mr. Richardson decided to attend law school at Widener University School of Law. He graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor in 1991.

During his career, Mr. Richardson has earned a reputation as a highly skilled and ethical attorney, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Richardson is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in civil trial law, and he is an approved mediator for the Superior Court of New Jersey as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Mr. Richardson is admitted to practice law before the state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. He is an active member in the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Camden County Bar Association and the Gloucester County Bar Association, for which he served as the president from 2006 to 2007.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Civil Litigation (20%)

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Civil Litigation (20%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005, 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

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About Allan Richardson

Admitted: 1991, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://employmentlaw-nj.com/attorneys/allan-e-richardson/

Honors and Awards:

  • SuperLawyer, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
  • AV (Preeminent), Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsylvania (inactive), 1991
  • New Jersey State Bar Association,1991 - Present
  • Camden County Bar Association,1991 - Present
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, Trustee, 2001-2006
  • Gloucester County Bar Association, President, 2006-2007
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • District of New Jersey,1992
  • New Jersey, 1991

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, District IV Ethics Committee

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Trafton v. City of Woodbury, 799 F. Supp. 2d 417 (D.N.J. 2011), Fourth Amendment, wrongful arrest, excess force; Monell; qualified immunity
  • Simmermon v. Gabbianelli, 932 F. Supp. 2d 626 (D.N.J. 2013), 14th Amendment equal protection, selective enforcement, class of one; First Amendment, retaliation
  • Simmermon v. Gabbianelli, 865 F. Supp. 2d 589 (D.N.J. 2012), First Amendment; retaliation; 14th Amendment equal protection; 14th Amendment procedural due process; legislative immunity; qualified immunity
  • Trafton v. City of Woodbury, 799 F. Supp. 2d 417 (D.N.J. 2011)
  • Smith v. Twp. of E. Greenwich, 344 Fed. Appx. 740 (3d.Cir. 2009), New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, gender discrimination, disparate impact; Conscientious Employee Protection Act; retaliation; intentional infliction of emotional distress; 14th Amendment due process
  • Smith v. Township Of East Greenwich, 519 F.Supp.2d 493 (D.N.J. 2007), New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, gender discrimination, disparate impact; Conscientious Employee Protection Act; retaliation; intentional infliction of emotional distress; 14th Amendment due process and equal protection
  • Recchia v. Kellogg Co., 951 F. Supp. 2d 676 (D.N.J. 2013), Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Older Workers Benefits Protection Act; Employment Retirement and Income Security Act; Americans With Disabilities Act; New Jersey Law Against Discrimination; severance package; waiver of rights
  • Leuallen v. Borough of Paulsboro, 180 F. Supp. 2d 615 (D.N.J. 2002), Sanctions against opposing counsel for frivolous litigation
  • Knight v. Borough of Penns Grove, 50 Fed. Appx. 92 (3d.Cir. 2002), Fourth Amendment wrongful arrest and malicious prosecution
  • King v. County of Gloucester, 302 Fed. Appx. 92 (3d.Cir. 2008), Eighth Amendment; 14th Amendment Due Process; qualified immunity; Monell
  • King v. County of Gloucester, 483 F. Supp. 2d 396 (D.N.J. 2007), Fee application after civil rights claim against co-defendants; my clients were dismissed on summary judgment in an unpublished case
  • Jones v. Dalton, 867 F. Supp. 2d 572 (D.N.J. 2012), Fourth Amendment wrongful arrest; qualified immunity; equal protection; malicious prosecution; Monell; civil conspiracy
  • Harding Brass, LLC v. Zoning Bd. of Adjustment of the Twp. of Hamilton, 100 F. Supp. 3d 417 (D.N.J. 2015), First Amendment, retaliation
  • Cannon v. Vineland Hous. Auth., 627 F. Supp. 2d 171 (D.N.J. 2008), Fair Labor Standards Act; New Jersey Wage and Hour Law
  • B&M Auto Salvage & Towing, LLC v. Twp. of Fairfield, 588 Fed. Appx. 193 (3d. Cir. 2014), 14th Amendment due process; negligent retention and supervision; tortious interference
  • Calloway v. Boro of Glassboro Dept. of Police, 89 F.Supp.2d 543 (D.N.J. 2000), Americans With Disabilities Act; Rehabilitation Act; civil rights

Educational Background:

  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, B.A., Journalism, 1976
Office Location for Allan E. Richardson

99 N. Main St.
Harrison Township, NJ 08062

Phone: 856-579-7045

Fax: 856-494-1400

 

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Last Updated: 1/29/2018

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