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Jonathan Ian Nirenberg
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Appeals & Appellate...
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Jonathan I. Nirenberg is an employment lawyer who represents employees in New Jersey and New York who have issues relating to employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and other employment law disputes.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fees and part contingent fees depending on the circumstances.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.
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Partner
The Nirenberg Law Firm, LLC
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Partner
Resnick & Nirenberg, P.C.
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Deutsh Resnick, P.A.
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Education
Cornell University
J.D. | Public Law
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University of Rochester
B.A. | Political Science
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Awards
Rising Star - Employment Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine
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Rising Star - Employment Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine
Rising Star - Employment Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
National Employment Lawyers' Association of New Jersey (NELA-NJ)
Member
- Current
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National Employment Lawyers' Association (NELA)
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Rule 1:40-Qualified Mediator
Superior Court of New Jersey
Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered

Q. Was approved for family leave. August 2018 till August 2019. They use roll back method. Went over time by 3 days.
A: I suggest you talk directly with an employment lawyer. I would want to evaluate potential claims of retaliation in violation of the FMLA and to determine whether they gave you proper notice of your rights and obligations under the FMLA. If the leave was for your own medical condition, I also would want to explore a potential disability discrimination and/or failure to accommodate disability claim.
Q. As a Black man, is being called a "Boy" in a confrontational manner considered discrimination?
A: It is impossible to know for sure whether the statement was meant to be discriminatory, especially without any context or other information. However, given the history of the use of that term for African Americans, it very well could be a discriminatory statement. You may want to try to schedule a consultation with an employment lawyer.
Q. What can I do if I was wrongfully terminated from my job?
A: The answer depends on a lot of factors. You should consider meeting with an employment lawyer to discuss your options, including whether you have a potential legal claim.
Q. What can I do about wrongful termination? Can I get in contact with someone to actually discuss all the details?
A: You should call an employment lawyer to try to schedule a consultation. For example, feel free to call me at 973 744-4000.
Q. If I am demoted and a younger employee is given my job is that discrimination?
A: The fact that you were demoted and someone who is significantly younger than you could suggest age discrimination. However, I would need a lot more information to be able to assess that potential claim. I suggest that you contact an employment lawyer to schedule a consultation.
Q. if a manger within a company bad mouths an employee to another manger within that company is that considered harassment?
A: In New Jersey employment law, something can only be harassment if the reason it happened was unlawful, such as if it is because of your age, race, gender, national origin, disability or another legally protected category. In addition, to be legally actionable harassment has to be severe (very bad) or pervasive (very frequent). While it sounds like it was unfair, I don't have enough information to evaluate whether what happened to you was harassment under New Jersey law.
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Contact & Map
Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.
52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
USA
Telephone: (973) 744-4000
Cell: (973) 842-4397
Fax: (973) 783-1524