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Diane M. Shelley

Of Counsel
Berkeley Heights

P 908-795-5218 F 908-464-2614


Diane M. Shelley


Diane M. Shelley is Of Counsel in the Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining Jackson Lewis in May 1995, she has practiced exclusively in employment law. Ms. Shelley has been involved in proceedings before federal and multiple state courts and various administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Philadelphia Commission on Human Rights, and both the state and federal Departments of Labor.

Ms. Shelley has successfully prepared pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, position statements and legal opinions related to employment law issues such as employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle-blowing claims and restrictive covenants. Ms. Shelley has advised clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including Title VII, the Equal Pay Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and similar issues under New Jersey law. In addition, she is a firm resource for leave and disability issues. She has worked closely with clients through all phases of litigation including investigations, preparations for depositions, attending depositions and trials.

Ms. Shelley has represented employers in the housing, retail, restaurant, manufacturing, transportation, education and hospitality industries, among others.