Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C.

Employment Law

Mason, Griffin & Pierson is dedicated to providing prompt and practical advice to employers and employees on a wide variety of legal issues. Extensive resources and knowledge in the field of employment law, coupled with its members' personal experience in corporate work environments, enables the Employment Law Practice Group to advise clients on practical ways to reduce exposure to costly litigation.

Human Resources and Employee Relations

Legal consultation and guidance is provided in the following areas:

  • Employment Agreements and Severance Packages
  • Restrictive Covenants and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Policies, Handbooks and Forms
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (2018)
  • Terminations, Reorganizations and Downsizing
  • Accommodation of Handicapped Employees
  • Sexual Harassment and Other Federal and State Discrimination Laws
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Drug Testing Programs and Employee Assistance Plans
  • Pregnancy/New Child Leave for NJ Employers
  • How to Protect Your Business from Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Mandatory Retirement in Partnership and Professional Corporations

Employment Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The Employment Law Practice Group works closely with the Litigation Practice Group on behalf of employers and employees. Together, they form an aggressive, cost-effective advocacy team in the following areas:

  • Wrongful Termination and Discrimination Claims
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Workplace Tort Claims
  • Wage and Hour Claims
  • Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Services as Local Counsel


Training is the most cost-effective way to avoid workplace litigation and liability for failure to comply with the law. In short, training saves money. The members of the Employment Law Practice Group present training programs on the following topics:

  • How to Screen, Interview and Hire Job Applicants
  • Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Effective Investigation and Resolution of Sexual Harassment Complaints
  • Compliance with Family Leave Requirements

The firm is selected for the 2017 list of Top Ranked Law Firms issued by Lexis Nexis/Martindale Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found at Lawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.