Day Pitney LLP

Labor & Employment Department

New Jersey
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What the team is known for Impressive full-service practice, highly sought after for its expertise across the gamut of labor relations and employment litigation, such as OSHA matters, union organizing, retaliation and unfair labor practice claims. Equally adept at advising on class action mandates as on single-plaintiff disputes. Fields a deep bench of experienced trial attorneys providing top-quality representation to major employers in both state and federal courts. Acts for high-profile clients across the automotive, logistics and telecommunications sectors.

Strengths One client says: "They provide an excellent level of service. They're very responsive and I would say they have learned our business very quickly and thoroughly. They understand our needs, our workforce and our priorities."

Another impressed client praises the firm's "excellent practical advice" and adds: "They understand my business needs and I'm very pleased with the results they attain."

Notable practitioners

Mary Rogers is highly regarded for her expertise in traditional labor law, and counsels clients in connection with a range of contentious matters, including union arbitrations, collective bargaining agreements and NLRB cases.

Michael Bissinger provides counsel on employment as well as traditional labor matters to significant clients within the state. His practice incorporates both contentious and noncontentious work, including defending clients in NLRB claims, labor relations and employment compliance issues. One client says: "Mike has taken the time to learn how our business operates so that his advice takes into account not just legal issues and risk, but business realities. His breadth of vision across both sides makes him a go-to resource for us."

Patrick McCarthy is a highly experienced practitioner who brings his extensive expertise to bear on employment and traditional labor issues. He advises clients on collective bargaining agreements, union relations and OSHA matters. Clients praise his wide range of knowledge, with one stating: "I have yet to bring an issue up to Pat that he has not seen before."

The "very experienced and practical" Theresa Kelly counsels large companies in connection with a broad range of employment issues, including litigation, compliance matters and labor relations. She is adept at representing clients in court and administrative proceedings, and also assists them with workplace training programs.