David G. Islinger

Berkeley Heights

P 908-795-5203 F 908-464-2614


David G. Islinger


David G. Islinger is a principal in the Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined Jackson Lewis in 1995.

David devotes his practice primarily to traditional labor law, training and counseling matters. David has extensive experience representing employers in representation cases and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. David also has represented employers in numerous grievance and arbitration proceedings involving issues surrounding contract interpretation, wage issues and discipline and discharge. Further, David has represented employers before federal and state government employment agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor and the New Jersey Department of Labor.

David regularly speaks to executives, managers, and supervisors on workplace issues, having provided training to thousands of managers and employees on virtually all workplace issues including harassment and discrimination concerns, union avoidance and contract administration, disabilities management, and wage and hour law.

David is an avid sports fan and a devotee of the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead. He and his wife, Kelly, have four children and a Rhodesian Ridgeback named Layla.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association

Published Works

  •  New Jersey Wage and Hour Handbook: A Practical Guide for Small Business (Association Press, 1997) [Co-Editor]
  • "Managing Reductions in Force in Difficult Times," New Jersey Law Journal (March 2009) [Co-Author]