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Luke P. Breslin

Berkeley Heights

P 908-795-5200
F 908-464-2614


Luke P. Breslin is an Associate in the Berkeley Heights and Monmouth County, New Jersey, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters in federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights. Mr. Breslin is also a member of the firm’s Disability Management Practice Group and contributor to Jackson Lewis publications discussing various state and local leave laws. He counsels clients on the ever-changing landscape of leave laws, workplace accommodations and policies, which are designed to assist companies to comply with federal, state and municipal obligations. 

Mr. Breslin’s professional experience includes serving as the general counsel of a multi-state healthcare organization which owns and operates numerous post-acute care centers and senior living communities. His relevant duties included, among others, legal responsibility for workplace litigation, union-organized facilities (including negotiations), administration of employee benefit plans, human resources administration and oversight over policies and procedures, and general risk management and compliance. Mr. Breslin developed and implemented compliance initiatives on issues ranging from healthcare to human resources across the company’s operations. He leverages this unique blend of experience to not only represent clients in litigation and agency actions but in a preventive practice designed to avoid legal challenges employers encounter on a daily basis.  

Additionally, Mr. Breslin completed a clerkship for the Honorable Robert L. Polifroni, P.J.Cv. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County following his completion of law school.  

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Covenant House of New Jersey
  • Wounded Warriors Project


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March 14, 2019

New Jersey Expands State Leave Laws

March 14, 2019

New Jersey has enacted an omnibus law that expands significantly protections and benefits for employees under the state’s laws providing unpaid family leave, domestic or sexual violence safety leave, and temporary paid family leave insurance. Prior to the law’s passage, the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) required employers with... Read More

January 4, 2018

New Jersey Ban-the-Box Law Limits Inquiries into Job Applicants’ Expunged Criminal Records

January 4, 2018

New Jersey has amended its “ban-the-box” law to prohibit inquiries into a job applicant’s expunged criminal record during the initial employment application process. The New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act (commonly known as the “Ban-the-Box Law”) already restricts employers from asking a job applicant about his or her criminal... Read More

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Trucking Company to Pay $300,000 to Settle EEOC ADA Accommodation Suit
October 11, 2015

A recently settled lawsuit brought by the EEOC against an Arizona trucking company highlights the importance for companies to always consider unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation and to ensure their managers and supervisors are trained on all federal, state and local discrimination laws. Read More

New Jersey Lobbying Efforts Focused on Paid Sick Leave
June 7, 2015

In 2014, the introduction and passage of paid sick leave laws was one of the most popular issues among state and local legislatures around the United States.  There has been significant debate among employee and employer-interest groups regarding the efficacy of these laws.  It appears, based upon a report from the state Election Law Enfo Read More