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    Meet Our Attorneys

    Our employment lawyers in New Jersey are trained to help you in all areas in which employers and employees are at odds.

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    Douglas S. Bramley

    Partner

    Douglas S. Bramley has focused exclusively on representing employees and employers in all aspects of employment law for more than 15 years. He prides himself on working closely with clients and providing practical, common sense advice on solving employment-related problems.

    Mr. Bramley has successfully represented hundreds of clients in state and federal court proceedings and before administrative agencies such as the EEOC and New Jersey Division on Civil Rights. He has argued cases before the New Jersey Appellate Division and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

    Mr. Bramley has litigated claims involving all forms of discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing and unlawful retaliation, unpaid wages and overtime, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, violation of civil rights, defamation, tortious interference and related claims. He has represented employees at all levels – from senior executives to entry level employees – in a broad spectrum of industries, including pharmaceutical companies, financial services providers, big-box retail stores, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, technology companies, management consulting firms, entertainment companies, manufacturing companies and law firms.

    Mr. Bramley also has extensive experience litigating the enforcement of non-compete and non-solicitation clauses, as well as the drafting and negotiating of employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, restrictive covenants and severance agreements.

    Awards

    From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Bramley was selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the State are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Bramley was listed as a New Jersey Super Lawyer, Rising Star, which is an honor given to only 2.5 percent of New Jersey attorneys. He has also been selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America® (2009-2017) in the specialty of Employment Law, Individuals. He serves as a Sub-Committee Co-Chair for the NJSBA Labor & Employment Law Section (2004-2017).

    Teaching

    Mr. Bramley provides general employment law and harassment training to employers and lectures frequently on employment law to attorneys through the New Jersey Institute For Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), with a particular emphasis on post-employment non-compete and non-solicitation restrictions.

    Mr. Bramley is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Southern District of New York and before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

    He is a graduate of the University of Richmond and Seton Hall Law School.