Schwartz Edelstein Law Group is highly experienced in handling general and special litigation involving public entities, including personal injury claims under Title 59, property damage claims and construction litigation. Our attorneys handle litigation and claims ranging from relatively minor injuries caused by “slip-and-fall” incidents to catastrophic or fatal injuries. They have defended matters involving allegedly dangerous conditions of public property, as well as arising from alleged negligence or misconduct by a governmental and public entity and/or its administration, officers or employees.
We have also defended public sector clients in a wide range of employment related litigation, including civil rights claims, discrimination claims, and sexual harassment claims. The Firm practices extensively at the Office of Administrative Law and at PERC, as well as in all New Jersey state and federal courts.
Schwartz Edelstein has successfully represented public entities in the defense of tort claims and personal injury matters, Open Public Records Act (OPRA) matters, Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) matters, public procurement and bid cases, election matters, breach of contract matters as well as challenges to the exercise of governmental authority.
We have a special expertise in the area of civil rights and employment law. Our attorneys handle litigation and administrative actions involving claims of state and federal civil rights violations such as age, gender and other discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and claims brought under the Law Against Discrimination, Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and 42 U.S.C. 1983.