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Brett M. Anders

Principal
Morristown

P 973-451-6305
F 973-540-9015
AndersB@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Brett M. Anders is a Principal in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He exclusively represents management in workplace law, including counseling and litigation.

Mr. Anders routinely advises clients regarding day-to-day employment issues, such as employee discipline and discharge, disability management issues, reductions-in-force and restrictive covenants. He also regularly conducts training programs for employers on a variety of employment-related topics, such as performance management, sexual harassment awareness and disability management.

Mr. Anders has extensive experience representing employers in all types of employment litigation matters, such as employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and wage and hour cases. He regularly litigates in both state and federal court, as well as before various governmental agencies including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Department of Labor and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights.

Mr. Anders frequently speaks and lectures regarding e-discovery and other employment law topics. He has also successfully argued several motions regarding the spoliation of electronic evidence and has conducted the direct and cross-examinations of forensic computer experts and/or IT professionals at trial. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Anders worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Louis F. Locascio, J.S.C.

Honors and Recognitions

  • New Jersey Law Journal, “Top Forty Under Forty” (2006)
Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Garden State Council
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee Member and Chair of the Section's E-Discovery Committee
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Central New Jersey Chapter

Published Works

  • Building a Better Play List with Technology-Assisted Document Review,” www.TodaysGeneralCounsel.com (September 2016) [Co-Author]
  • "Title III of the ADA – A Primer For Business Owners and Employers,” New Jersey Lawyer (December 2009) [Co-Author]
  • "Court Rewards Employer For Conducting A Prompt And Effective Investigation," Commerce (October 2003)
  • "An Employer's Guide to Avoiding the Pitfalls Associated with E-Mail and Internet Monitoring," New Jersey Labor and Employment Quarterly 25.2 (April 2002) [Co-Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Cutting Edge Strategies for E-Discovery in Class Actions,” Jackson Lewis Webinar (January 11, 2017)
  • ‘The Cutting Edge of E-Discovery,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Woodbridge, NJ, November 21, 2016)
  • ‘The Cutting Edge of E-Discovery,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Atlantic City, NJ, August 12, 2016)
  • “Whistleblowing, Retaliation and CEPA: Update 2016,” NJ ICLE Seminar (West Orange, NJ, June 22, 2016)
  • “Hot Tips in Labor and Employment Law,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, June 3, 2016)
  • “Recent Trends & Issues in E-Discovery,”  New Jersey Judicial College (Newark, NJ, November 23, 2015)
  • “2015 Privacy Law,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, July 15, 2015)
  • “Whistleblowing, Retaliation and CEPA:  Update 2015,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Morristown, NJ, June 19, 2015)
  • “2015 Hot Tips in Labor and Employment Law,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, June 5, 2015)
  • “Lippman v. Ethicon – Is This The End to the Job Duty Exception,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Morristown, NJ, May 15, 2015)
  • “The Cutting Edge of E-Discovery – CLE Fest,” NJ ICLE Seminar (East Brunswick, NJ, November 24, 2014)
  • “Hot Tips in Preventing Employment Claims,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, September 12, 2014)
  • “Hot Tips in Labor & Employment Law,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, June 13, 2014)
  • “Labor and Employment Law for Corporate and In-House Counsel,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Morristown, NJ, November 14, 2013)
  • “E-Discovery:  Controlling Costs & Evidence Issues,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, September 7, 2012)
  • “Labor & Employment Issues for Corporate & In-House Counsel,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Mt. Laurel, NJ, December 9, 2011)
  • “Labor & Employment Issues for Corporate & In-House Counsel,” NJ ICLE Seminar (Fairfield, NJ, September 20, 2011)
  • “Hot Tips in Labor and Employment Law:  2011,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, June 17, 2011)
  • “Labor & Employment Issues for Corporate & In-House Counsel,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, May 25, 2011)
  • “Hot Tips in Labor and Employment Law:  2010,” NJ ICLE Seminar (New Brunswick, NJ, June 4, 2010)

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October 10, 2016
Today's General Counsel

Brett Anders Authors "Building a Better Play List with Technology-Assisted Document Review"

October 10, 2016

Brett Anders authors "Building a Better Play List with Technology-Assisted Document Review," published by Today's General Counsel. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

August 17, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015)  Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective... Read More

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May 11, 2017

How Emerging Technologies, including Artificial Intelligence, are Transforming the Legal Profession

May 11, 2017

Emerging technologies are expected to have a significant impact on the legal profession, both in terms of new electronic devices containing discoverable information as well as the increased use of artificial intelligence to perform tasks typically performed by attorneys. While there are some who predict that lawyers may be the next... Read More

December 19, 2016

Class Action Trends Report Winter 2016

December 19, 2016

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Defending class discrimination claims Disparate treatment vs. disparate impact The legislation The case law Prevention pointer... Read More

September 28, 2016

Class Action Trends Report Fall 2016

September 28, 2016

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: “Class” claims, EEOC-style When private plaintiffs pile on The legislation The caselaw Regulatory roundup... Read More

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Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

March 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Archived

Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

February 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Archived

Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

January 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

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Court Issues Warning To The Bar Regarding Use Of “Boilerplate” Discovery Objections
April 11, 2017

In Liguria Foods, Inc. v. Read More

California Court Compels Defendant to Re-Produce Electronically Stored Information in Format Requested by Plaintiffs
March 15, 2017

A California federal trial court has granted the plaintiffs’ motion to compel re-production of electronically stored information (“ESI”) in native format with all associated metadata, while also granting plaintiffs their “reasonable expenses” incurred, including attorneys’ fees, in making their motion.  In Morgan Hill Concerned Parents As Read More

By Brett M. Anders and Adam Gross

Court Rejects Overly Broad Request For Forensic Imaging Of Plaintiff’s Personal Computers
March 6, 2017

An Illinois appellate court has vacated a trial court’s order compelling the forensic imaging of several personal computers used by plaintiff, applying a balancing test that takes into account both the proportionality rule and the privacy concerns implicated in the request.  In Carlson v. Jerousek, 2016 IL App (2d) 151248, P4 (Ill. App. Read More