Janice G. Dubler

Shareholder || Cherry Hill (NJ), Philadelphia

Janice Dubler is a shareholder in the Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, offices of Ogletree Deakins. She concentrates her practice on employment litigation, developing employment policies and providing counsel to clients on litigation avoidance.

Janice appears before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in connection with a broad range of employment matters including discrimination and harassment claims based on gender, sexual orientation, race, age, national origin and disability, as well as retaliation and whistleblower allegations, breach of contract, trade secret and restrictive covenant matters. She has litigated cases arising from the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and other state and federal employment laws.

Janice regularly counsels clients on employment discipline, layoffs and other terminations, personnel policies and procedures and Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act compliance. She directs and participates in internal investigations on harassment, policy violations, ethics issues and other employment issues. Janice provides training to employers on these and other topics.

Janice served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Daniel H. Huyett, III, U.S.D.J., in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and to the Honorable Linda G. Baxter, J.S.C. in the New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division.

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Representative Matters:

  • Obtained dismissal on summary judgment for a hospital being sued by a former employee for disability discrimination in connection with the hospital’s flu vaccination policy.
  • Received jury trial verdict in favor of an employer being sued by two former employees for disability discrimination, failure to accommodate and retaliation.
  • Obtained dismissal on summary judgment for a university being sued by a former employee for age discrimination and retaliation.
  • Obtained dismissal of complaint for an international pharmaceutical company being sued by a former employee for whistleblower claims, retaliation, defamation and other employment torts.


  • J.D., highest honors, Rutgers University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1992

Admittance to Practice

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Professional Activities

  • Burlington County, NJ Bar Association (Employment Sub-Committee, chair, 2007 – 2016, co-chair 2017 – present)
  • Camden County Bar, NJ Association (Labor and Employment Law Committee, co-chair, 2007 – present)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section)
  • Editor of Labor and Employment Law Quarterly (2005 – 2011)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association


  • Corporate Labor and Employment Counsel Exclusive - "Pop Quiz - Labor and Employment Exclusive Style" - La Quinta - November 8, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "Professional Responsibility in Employment Litigation: Best Practices and Worst Mistakes" - Phoenix - May 10, 2018
  • Burlington County Bar Association - "Is Time Up for Pay Disparity Too? Pay Equity & Employment Law" - Mt. Holly - April 19, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Employment Law Briefing - "How Social Media Complicates the Employment Relationship" - Philadelphia - April 10, 2018
  • Burlington County Bar Association - "Ethics in Labor & Employment Law" - Mt. Laurel - December 14, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Employment Law Briefing - "2017 Employment Law Update for Philadelphia Area Employers" - Philadelphia - October 11, 2017
  • Burlington County Bar Association - "Litigating Employment Cases" - Mt. Holly - December 2015
  • Nonprofit Issues Webinar, Presenter - "Human Relations: Effective Risk Management Practices to Maximize Resources" - Philadelphia - April 2015
  • ALI-CLE, Presenter - "Employment Law: Essentials and Best Practices" - Philadelphia - December 2014
  • PBI Seminar, Presenter - "What Pennsylvania Lawyers Need to Know about New Jersey Employment Law" - Philadelphia - September 2014
  • New Jersey’s State Bar Association’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Convention, Presenter - "Gender Bias in the Private and Corporate Law Office Environment and How to Avoid It" - Atlantic City - May 2014
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Moderator - "Employment Law Settlements and Releases" - Mt. Holly - September 2013
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Moderator - "Women in the Courts: Gender Bias in the Legal Profession" - Mt. Holly - November 2012
  • American Law Institute, Panelist - "Top Ten Pitfalls for Employment Lawyers" - Philadelphia - May 2012
  • PBI 18th Annual Employment Law Institute, Presenter - "Discovery of Evidence from Social Media Sites and Its Use at Trial" - Philadelphia - April 2012
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Speaker - "Employment Issues Relating to Social Media" - Mt. Holly - October 2011
  • February 15, 2019 - SHRM Online - "One and Done: When to Skip Progressive Discipline"
  • May 1, 2017 - Human Resource Executive Online - "Troubles with FMLA"
  • October 4, 2016 - Law360 - "NJ Hospital Wins Appeal Over Religious Flu Shot Exemption"
  • Best Lawyers Award Badge
  • Best Lawyers in America (2019)