Stephen E. Trimboli
Steve, a founding member of the firm, specializes in labor and employment law on behalf of management, representing public and private sector employers in the full range of labor and employment law issues. His practice also includes administrative law, occupational safety and health law, pension law disputes, appeals, wage and hour law, and EEO compliance. He is a member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and regularly reports on labor and employment law developments in the Third Circuit.
Mr. Trimboli is the author of the “Unfair Labor Practices” Chapter of New Jersey Labor and Employment Law, published by the N.J. State Bar Association and the N.J. Institute for Legal Education.
Mr. Trimboli has served as President of the N.J. Public Employment Labor Relations Association. President of the N.J. Chapter of the National Human Resources Association, and the Board of Directors of Prevention First.
Mr. Trimboli is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the District of Columbia, the New Jersey Federal District Court, the Second and Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
James T. Prusinowski
Jim, a founding member of the firm, is its managing partner. He represents privately held businesses and public entities serving as their labor/employment counsel. In these capacities, he has represented clients concerning restrictive covenants, wrongful termination claims, harassment claims, civil rights claims, defamation, and contract disputes. He also represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Office of Administrative Law, New Jersey Civil Service Commission, Wage and Hour, Unemployment, agencies overseeing New Jersey pensions, and the Public Employment Relations Commission.
He has handled numerous investigations alleging sexual harassment in the workplace, claims of discriminatory practices based upon age, race and/or disability, whistleblower claims and other alleged wrongful employment claims. He has also defended businesses based upon these types of claims.
He is also experienced in traditional labor law and has negotiated collective bargaining agreements for private employers and public entities; as well as conducted numerous interest and grievance arbitrations.
He has specialized knowledge on constitutional issues that affect businesses such as free speech concerns of employers and employees, defamation claims, search and seizure laws, privacy of data, ownership of information contained on company-owned computers and religious issues in the workplace.
Lauren W. Kavanagh
Lauren W. Kavanagh represented both public and private employers in counseling, arbitration, and litigation, as well as individual plaintiffs in employment negotiations and disputes. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. John S. Triarsi, J.S.C. of the New Jersey Superior Court. Ms. Kavanagh graduated from Seton Hall Law School, where she was a research assistant to Professors Charles A. Sullivan and Timothy P. Glynn.
She is a co-author with Charles A. Sullivan on EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW & PRACTICE, 4th Edition (Aspen) and its annual case supplement. She previously contributed to the 2005 Supplement to CASES AND MATERIALS ON EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION (Aspen 6th ed), as well as updating WHITE ON NEW YORK CORPORATIONS vols.. 3-5 (Matthew Bender 13th and 14th eds., 2005). Ms. Kavanagh also contributed to Professor Sullivan’s chapter, The Gilmerization of Antidiscrimination Law in EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION STORIES. (Friedman, ed. 2006).
Ms. Kavanagh earned her B.A. degree from Washington & Lee University, where she majored in History. She has also served as an independent consultant on ethics and employment workplace issues. She is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Virginia.
Brittany R. Naimoli
Brittany practices labor and employment law as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. John C. Eastlack, J.S.C. of the New Jersey Superior Court in Gloucester County. Ms. Naimoli graduated from Drexel Kline School of Law in May 2021. She was the Class of 2021 recipient of the Public Interest Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association Public Interest Student Award. During Law School, Ms. Naimoli was a Moot Court member and interned at Philadelphia Legal Assistance in their Custody and Support Assistance Clinic where she represented indigent individuals with child custody and Protection from Abuse issues.
Ms. Naimoli earned her B.A. degree in Political Science from Neumann University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She was admitted to practice in New Jersey in June 2021.
Jason practices as an associate in the areas of labor and employment law. Mr. Tan graduated from Fordham University School of Law in May 2021. While at Fordham Law, Mr. Tan interned at New York Legal Aid in its immigration department, where he represented individuals seeking asylum through various immigration avenues.
Mr. Tan completed his B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Seton Hall University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He became a member of the New Jersey Bar in November 2021.