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Benjamin L. Rouder

Associate
Monmouth County

P 732-945-6025
F 732-842-0301
Benjamin.Rouder@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Benjamin L. Rouder is an Associate in the Monmouth County, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing management in employment litigation matters.

While attending law school, Mr. Rouder was an Associate Editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law and received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude, for his volunteer work. During his undergraduate studies, Mr. Rouder was selected for the Scholar Honors Program and received the Tony Kornheiser Journalism Scholarship for his contributions to the school newspaper.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Rouder was a law clerk for the Honorable Yolanda Ciccone, A.J.S.C.

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May 11, 2017

Vaccinating Your Brand: How to Best Protect Your Organization and Reputation from Social Media Attacks

May 11, 2017

Perception by customers, business partners, vendors and the public at large is vital to any organization’s success. Studies have shown that businesses with a clear mission, record of compliance, and diversity, generally perform better. Yet, the task of defining and defending an organization’s brand has become increasingly difficult with... Read More

February 9, 2017

What to Expect under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

February 9, 2017

After an unusually contentious Senate confirmation process, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Education on February 7, 2017. DeVos has a record of promoting charter schools and school vouchers at the K-12 level, but little is known about her priorities for higher education. Her prepared comments and responses during her... Read More

January 17, 2017

Employer Violates FMLA for Failure to Provide Calculation of When Leave Expires, Court Rules

January 17, 2017

In a case reminding employers of their obligation to notify employees about their Family and Medical Leave Act rights, the District Court of New Jersey has ruled that an employer violated the FMLA when it terminated an employee without providing her notice that her modified return-to-work date exceeded her available leave. Ross v. Youth... Read More

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Jury Waiver Unenforceable For Inadequate Notice of Claims Covered
April 19, 2017

A New Jersey appeals court has declined to enforce a jury waiver as to statutorily protected whistleblower rights because the provision at issue failed to state adequately the right being surrendered and the claims that were affected. Read More

The Browns Employ Creative Use of NFL Salary Cap Structure For Future Success
March 22, 2017

In a league well known for the copycat tendencies among its franchises, the Cleveland Browns may have set a new National Football League (NFL) standard for evaluating and completing trades. After flirting with a 0-16 season in 2016, the Browns entered the offseason with a record $100+ million in cap space. Read More