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Margaret O'Rourke • Member

Wolff & Samson, PC • West Orange, New Jersey

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Contact Information

Wolff & Samson, PC
One Boland Drive
West Orange, New Jersey 07052
phone 973-530-2063


Margaret O’Rourke Wood, a member of the Employment Group at Wolff & Samson, practices in the areas of employment and commercial litigation in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. She also represents clients in matters before various administrative agencies, including the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development and the New York Division of Human Rights.

Peggy defends discrimination, harassment and whistleblower claims, wrongful discharge, tort and contract claims, and also has extensive experience in litigating restrictive covenant and trade secret matters.

In addition to her litigation practice, Peggy regularly counsels clients on employment law issues, such as Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage and hour requirements and separation agreements. In conjunction with her counseling, she develops and drafts employee handbooks to fit her clients’ business needs. She also investigates complaints of harassment and discrimination, and advises clients on conducting such investigations.

Activities, Awards, Acknowledgments

Law & Politics, the publisher of “Super Lawyers,” named Peggy to its list of 2009, 2010 and 2011 “New Jersey Rising Stars.”


  • College: Iona College - B.A.
  • Law School: Seton Hall Law - J.D.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York
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Practice Areas

• Age Discrimination
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Class Action Defense
• Disability Discrimination
• Drug Testing
• Employee Handbooks
• Employment At Will
• Employment Contracts
• Employment Law
• Executive Compensation
• Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
• Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
• HR Training and Compliance
• National Origin Discrimination
• Noncompete Agreements
• Race Discrimination
• Reductions In Force
• Safety and Health (OSHA)
• Sex Discrimination
• Sexual Harassment
• Sexual Orientation Claims
• Unemployment Compensation
• Wage and Hour Laws
• Whistleblower Claims
• Wrongful Termination
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