Attorney Details

Melanie D. Lipomanis - Associate

MELANIE D. LIPOMANIS is a Senior Associate with the Labor & Employment Group and practices primarily in the areas of employment litigation, labor disputes, Higher Education, and providing legal counsel to human resource professionals.

Ms. Lipomanis  represents private and public sector management in litigation involving claims of discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, retaliation, FMLA, wage and hour violations, unfair labor practice charges, and labor grievances.  She represents management in these matters before federal and state courts, administrative agencies, and state and federal arbitration forums including the American Arbitration Association, the National Labor Relations Board and the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission.  Ms. Lipomanis has also been listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2014-2017), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Employment & Labor and Employment Litigation: Defense. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Ms. Lipomanis received her Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies from National Labor College, and her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law-Newark.  During law school she was an Editor on Rutgers Law Review, a Fellow of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, and she was selected as a Raymond R. Trombadore Scholar for her commitment and service to the community.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lipomanis served as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Rudy B. Coleman, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division; Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter J. Calderone, Director and Chief Judge of the New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation; and as a Legal Intern in the Office of Counsel to the Governor. 

She is admitted to the bars of the State of New Jersey, District of New Jersey, State of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.