Richard Schall Named a “Lawyer of the Year” by

Congratulations to Richard Schall on being named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Richard was selected by his peers for his work in Employment law in the South Jersey area. Only a single lawyer in a specific practice area and location is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” designation*. The current edition of […]


November, 2019 We are proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report has just recognized Schall & Barasch, LLC on its 2019 list of  Tier 1 New Jersey “Best Law Firms: Employment-Individual.” U.S. News & World Report states that, “its rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client […]

Update on the Workplace Rights of New Jersey Medical Marijuana Users!

Richard M. Schall May 2, 2019 I had written in my February 2019 post on this site about the uncertain state of the law as to whether a New Jersey employer could fire an employee who uses medical marijuana to treat the effects of an illness or injury. At the point in time that article […]

Can Your New Jersey Employer Get Away with Firing You for Using Medical Marijuana?

Richard M. SchallFebruary 26, 2019 Unfortunately, under the current state of the law in New Jersey, the short answer to the question posed above is, in all likelihood, “Yes.” Even if you have received a prescription from your doctor to obtain medical marijuana and obtained a registration card from the State allowing you to purchase […]

Non-Compete Agreements: The Worst Mistakes an Employee Can Make When Leaving a Job

I recently represented an employee who was signatory to a non-compete agreement and nonetheless left to go to work for a direct competitor in fairly plain violation of the explicit terms of his non-compete agreement.   While ultimately a good resolution was able to be worked out for this employee, after an extensive amount of […]