Claudia A. Reis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Morristown, NJ

Lenzo & Reis, LLC
 | 360 Mt. Kemble Ave., Suite 1004
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-845-9922
Fax: 973-845-9933
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Portuguese

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Attorney Profile

As a partner at Lenzo & Reis, LLC, Claudia A. Reis provides dedicated legal representation to people throughout Central and Northern New Jersey. She focuses her practice on employment law and accepts a wide variety of cases, including those that involve wage and hour disputes, retaliation, discrimination and sexual harassment. Ms. Reis speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Ms. Reis received a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 1995 before going on to attend Rutgers School of Law-Newark. She graduated from that institution in 2001 with her Juris Doctor.

Prior to turning her focus to representing people who have been the victims of workplace injustices, Ms. Reis gained valuable knowledge defending and counseling both government agencies and corporate clients. She uses that experience to help her aggressively fight for the rights of her employee clients. Ms. Reis believes in establishing open, honest relationships with her clients, and offers them committed, personalized representation. She is admitted to practice law in the state of New Jersey, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Staying active in the legal community, Ms. Reis is a member of the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law, the New Jersey State Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association. She also serves as a barrister in The Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court and as president of the National Employment Lawyers Association – New Jersey chapter.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

Employment & Labor (50%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2006 - 2013

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About Claudia Reis

Admitted: 2001, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.newjerseyemploymentattorneys.com/claudia-a-reis

Honors/Awards:

  • David Solomon Award, Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court, 2011
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013
  • Selected for inclusion in the Top 50 Women Attorneys in New Jersey, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Teaching Assistant for the Legal Research and Writing Program, The State University of New Jersey School of Law
  • Selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.   
  • Selected for nclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Teaching Assistant for Constitutional Law Class, The State University of New Jersey School of Law
  • Selected for inclusion in the Top 100 Attorneys in New Jersey, Super Lawyers, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2002
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2001 – Present
  • NELA/NJ Secretary, Amicus Committee Co-Chair, Member of the Board of Directors, 2008-2012
  • New Jersey Women’s Lawyers Association, 2006 – Present
  • New Jersey, 2001
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, 2002 – PresentMember
  • National Employment Lawyers Association/New Jersey (NELA/NJ), 2006 – Present
  • Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2002 – Present
  • Law Journal: Computer and Technology Law Journal, Notesand Comments Editor
  • Managing Editor for Labor & Employment Quarterly
  • NELA/NJ President, 2012 – Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • ‘But for’ is the Straw That Broke the Camel’s Back, Labor & Employment Q, Vol. 35, No. 3 at 13 (May 2014)
  • CEPA’s Phantom Exception Why whistling while you work is protected under CEPA, N.J.L.J, Vol. 211, No. 8 at 46   (Feb. 25, 2013) See NJ Law Journal Article 2-25-13
  • The Game Change, Labor & Employment Q., Vol. 3, No. 4 at 52 (May 2012)
  • Court Strikes A Nerve After Trying to Strike a Balance, Labor & Employment Q., Vol. 32, No. 3 at 37 (March 2011)
  • Get rid of all those dirty Jews, N.J. Lawyer, Supp. at 5, May 28, 2007
  • Adjunct Professor (Co-Teacher), Undergraduate Negotiations Class, Seton Hall University

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Frizalone v. New Jersey Transit Corp., et al. 1,549,000 jury verdict in employment discrimination (gender) and retaliation case., 2009
  • Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright-Corp, 204 N.J. 239, 2010
  • Cutler v. Dorn, 196 N.J. 419, 2008

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1995B.A., 2001

Industry Groups

  • Executive Committee Of The Labor & Employment Section Of The New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Managing Editor -- Labor And Employment Quarterly
  • NELA/NJ (President)
  • Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn Of Court (Barrister)
Office Location for Claudia A. Reis

360 Mt. Kemble Ave.
Suite 1004
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-845-9922

Fax: 973-845-9933

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Last Updated: 12/9/2018

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