Benjamin Teris is an associate with the firm and concentrates his practice in labor and employment matters, appellate litigation, and services for governmental agencies and public entities.
Mr. Teris defends management in all employment related matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment and retaliation under the NJLAD, Title VII, ADA, CEPA, ADEA, FMLA, and NJFLA, in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level, as well as before the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Mr. Teris also has experience representing public employers before the Public Employment Relations Commission and the Office of Administrative Law.
Additionally, Mr. Teris has fully litigated multiple disputes before labor arbitrators. This includes the first successful removal of a tenured teacher for inefficiency under the TEACHNJ law.
While in law school, Mr. Teris served as Articles Editor of the Rutgers Law Journal.
Mr. Teris served two judicial law clerkships prior to joining the firm. Mr. Teris served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Anne McDonnell, Presiding Judge, General Equity, New Jersey Superior Court, Gloucester County and thereafter served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Richard S. Hoffman, Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.
Rutgers University (B.A., 2007)
Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 2011)
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
American Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Camden County Bar Association
“The Right to Reputation in New Hampshire” 41 Rutgers L.J. 1191