Mark Diana

Shareholder || Morristown

Mark has a diverse litigation and counseling practice representing both private and public sector employers.  For more than 25 years he has been defending employers in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, breach of contract, wage and hour, and other employment-related cases before state and federal courts, administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals.  Mark also provides counseling and compliance advice to employers with respect to  the full spectrum of employment laws (including the ADA, Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, FCRA, WARN, NJLAD, CEPA, NJFLA, and many other state and federal employment laws); drafts and reviews independent contractor agreements, employment agreements and personnel policies; and assists employers in connection with hiring, leave, discipline, and termination decisions.

Mark served as a law clerk to the Honorable William M. D’Annunzio, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, from 1988-1989.  He is admitted to practice in New Jersey state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, and Third Circuits.

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Mark represents clients in many different industries, including insurance and financial services, health care, pharmaceutical, retail, warehousing, transportation and manufacturing.  He has represented employers in novel cases involving the scope of New Jersey’s discrimination and retaliation laws, mandatory arbitration agreements, independent contractors, and pension benefit summary plan descriptions.

Education

Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section, former member – Executive Board of the Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges (former member, 1998-2006)

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