Since 1997, Keith J. Rosenblatt has been representing employers in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels; before federal, state and local equal employment opportunity agencies; and before the National Labor Relations Board.
He vigorously defends management against single and multi-plaintiff claims involving : Unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation, Wrongful terminations, Trade secrets and unfair competition, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
In so doing, Keith has compiled an exceptional record of success. He has had countless cases dismissed before trial in both federal and state courts and on both summary judgment motions and motions to dismiss. His successes include :
- Opposing a petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court in a case involving the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act
- Obtaining pre-trial dismissals of cases alleging age, race, sex, and disability discrimination, and sexual and racial harassment under state and federal laws
- Obtaining pre-trial dismissals of cases alleging retaliation under federal discrimination laws, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and New Jersey and New York discrimination and whistleblower laws
- Obtaining pre-trial dismissals of cases alleging breaches of implied employment contracts arising from employee handbooks.
In addition to his litigation practice, Keith also counsels employers across the country on various employment, human resource, and labor related issues. He also regularly drafts and revises : Employment policies, Employment contracts, Non-competition agreements.
Keith has published articles and lectured on implied employment contracts, restrictions against post-employment competition, discrimination and whistleblower claims, and proper management and litigation prevention policies and practices. His speaking engagements have included presentations before the Society for Human Resource Management and the Council on Education in Management.
Prior to Littler Mendelson, Keith represented employers and management exclusively for nine years at another employment law boutique firm. In law school, he was a member and associate editor of the Seton Hall Law Review.
- J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1997
- B.S., Seton Hall University, 1993
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
- Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, New York State Bar Association.
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