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Alan Genitempo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Nutley, NJ

Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo, LLC
360 Passaic Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone: 973-661-0710
Fax: 973-661-5157
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2019 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Rights, Construction Litigation: Business, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Alan Genitempo is a principal with Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo LLC law firm in Nutley, New Jersey. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 34 years of total legal experience, Mr. Genitempo provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Essex County and the surrounding areas of New Jersey and New York who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Sexual harassment litigation

· Wrongful termination

· Age, race, gender and sex discrimination

· Hostile work environment claims

· Other employment law matters

· Employment contracts

· Professional liability

· Construction law

· General civil litigation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Genitempo has gained a reputation as being among the leading lawyers in his region for all types of employment and labor law claims. From his efforts, he has secured numerous favorable outcomes for his plaintiff clients, recovering substantial amounts of compensation for those who have suffered a serious violation of their rights on the job.

In addition, Mr. Genitempo has successfully handled many other complex civil litigation matters involving a wide range of disputes. He also provides invaluable counsel regarding employment contracts, benefits entitlements, compensation packages and other matters as well as training to employers to help them remain in compliance and mitigate their risk exposure. Honored for his impeccable professionalism, he has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. 

A 1984 graduate of Seton Hall University, Mr. Genitempo obtained his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1987. He holds his license to practice in New Jersey and New York, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Mr. Genitempo is an active member of the Essex County Bar Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations.

*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
  • 60%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Rights
  • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2019 - 2022

About Alan Genitempo

First Admitted: 1987, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine Super Lawyer for Employment

Educational Background

  • Seton Hall University, B.A., 1984

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey, 1987
  • NELA - National Employment Lawyers Association, Member, 2008 to 2012
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member, 1988 to Present
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New York, 1988
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Office Location for Alan Genitempo

360 Passaic Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Phone: 973-661-0710

Fax: 973-661-5157

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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