Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC • Short Hills, New Jersey
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|Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, PC
636 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078
|973 564 9100|
Robin H. Rome is a seasoned practitioner with law firm and in-house experience. With over 15 years as a litigator, she is skilled defending companies and management in all types of employment cases, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation and state law violations before administrative agencies (including state and federal EEO agencies and the Department of Labor). Ms. Rome also has extensive experience counseling clients on a variety of issues involving disciplinary actions and discharge, employee leaves, wage and hour compliance, the drafting and enforcement of company policies and benefit plans, and state and federal laws such as Title VII, the ADEA, the FMLA and the ADA. She frequently conducts training sessions on workplace harassment, discrimination and ethics and presents seminars on employment-related issues for organizations such as the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).
As head of the Legal Departments for two multi-million dollar companies, Ms. Rome is adept at understanding underlying business needs, mitigating risks and providing expert counsel to achieve business goals. In her in-house positions, Ms. Rome appeared before tribunals and agencies throughout the country, including state and federal courts and administrative bodies such as the wage and hour division, the Attorney General?s office and state discrimination and consumer protection agencies. Her hands on experience includes an executive position leading a Human Resources department responsible for over 800 employees and all aspects of personnel relations such as training and development, payroll and benefits administration, supervisory support, and the handling of employee complaints and issues. As a key member of teams responsible for corporate acquisitions, Ms. Rome has unique expertise in the field of due diligence, legally-compliant workforce reductions, separation agreements, and the post-sale integration of personnel and employment policies and practices.
- College: Boston College, BA
- Law School: George Washington Law Center, JD
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