Michael J. Watson

360 Haddon Avenue, Westmont, NJ 08108
Tel: 856-854-8900 / Fax: 856-858-4967

Labor and Employment / Litigation / Government Litigation

Michael Watson is a partner with the firm and concentrates his practice in labor and employment matters and commercial litigation. Mr. Watson also represents public sector clients in negotiations and employee discipline matters before the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission and the Civil Service Commission. Mr. Watson serves as the solicitor of several public entities and is a member of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys.

While in Law School, Mr. Watson served on the Executive Board of the Law Journal as Internet Editor.

Mr. Watson previously served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Francis J. Orlando, Assignment Judge, New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division, Camden County, New Jersey.

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University of Maryland (B.A., 2002)

Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 2008)


United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

New Jersey


professional affiliations

American Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Camden County Bar Association

New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys

American Health Lawyers Association; Labor and Employment Interest Group


New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)*


“Carnage on Our Nation’s Highways:  A Proposal for Applying the Statutor Scheme of Megan’s Law to Drunk-Driving Legislation,” 39 Rutgers L.J. 453 (2008)

“Hospital Participation in ACOs and the Impact on Employed Physician Agreements,” ABA Health eSource; December 2011 Special Edition.