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The Employers Counsel Network is proud to include law firms in all 50 states that advise and represent employers in workplace-related issues and disputes. In addition, attorneys at each of these firms write their state’s Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter for HR professionals, employers, and in-house counsel. Please find our member law firm in New Jersey below:
One Jefferson Road,
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Phone: (973) 966-6300
Fax: (973) 966-1015

Francine Esposito (Full Bio) has been a labor and employment attorney for over 20 years. Francine regularly represents employers at labor arbitrations, before various administrative agencies, and in employment-related litigation. She also conducts harassment and other workplace investigations.

Francine also has extensive experience in assisting employers to avoid legal disputes by conducting audits, designing and presenting training, and giving advice on a wide array of labor and employment-related topics, including but not limited to:


Theresa A. Kelly (Full Bio) is a partner with Day Pitney LLP and practices in the firm's Parsippany, New Jersey office. She represents employers in litigation involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, whistleblower, and ERISA employee benefits claims, and arbitrations involving claims for benefits under severance plans. Theresa has appeared before federal and state courts, as well as before the EEOC and state equal employment agencies.

Ms. Kelly also provides counseling and training to employers on a broad spectrum of employment matters,... (Read more)

E-mail Contact | P: (973) 966-8168 F: (973) 966-1015 One Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
nj-mary_rogers Mary B. Rogers (Full Bio) is a partner with Day Pitney LLP and is the firm's Labor Regulation and Union Regulations Practice Group leader. She divides her practice between the representation of management in traditional labor matters and in employment litigation and counseling. She regularly represents large employers in the telecommunications, transportation, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and energy industries in collective bargaining, rights and interest arbitration, and in NLRB and other administrative proceedings. In the employment area, she has litigated numerous cases in the state and federal courts involving Title VII, ADA, ADEA, NJLAD, whistleblower, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract claims. (Read more)
E-mail Contact | P: (973) 966-8215 F: (973) 966-1015 One Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
nj-patrick_mccarthy Patrick J. McCarthy (Full Bio) is a partner and co-chair of Day Pitney's Labor and Employment Law Department. He assists employers in complying with federal and state labor regulations governing union- and nonunion-represented work forces (NLRB, wage and hour, OSHA, whistleblower laws, Sarbanes-Oxley, and leave laws) and with their relations with labor unions, including negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements. Mr. McCarthy assists with preventive labor relations, including responding to union organizing efforts, conducting labor arbitrations, appearing... (Read more)
E-mail Contact | P: (973) 966-8117 F: (973) 966-1015 One Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054

Michael T. Bissinger has represented management in all facets of labor and employment law matters since 1991. His primary responsibilities include litigating employment matters in state and federal courts, counseling corporate clients, and defending administrative complaints filed with state and federal agencies. His experience includes:

  • Overseeing litigation involving claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination ("NJLAD"), the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA"), the New Jersey Family Leave Act, the New... (Read more)
    E-mail Contact | P: (973) 966-8036 F: (973) 206-6081 One Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054

Heather Weine Brochin (Full Biopractices in the areas of employment law litigation and counseling and employee benefits litigation. She represents clients in state and federal courts as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state human rights commissions. Ms. Brochin regularly advises employers with respect to a broad range of personnel issues, including hiring, termination, reductions in force, employment discrimination, unlawful harassment, restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, internal investigations, executive compensation, personnel policies, disability, and leave. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | P: (973) 966-8199 F: (973) 206-6115 One Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054