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R. Shane Kagan

Berkeley Heights

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


R. Shane Kagan is an Associate in the Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counsel.

While attending law school, Mr. Kagan was an Articles Editor for the Rutgers Law Record, served as Treasurer and Executive Board Member for the Moot Court Board, and participated in the Special Education Clinic, providing pro bono legal services.  He also was a judicial extern for the Honorable Freda L. Wolfson, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

After law school, Mr. Kagan was a law clerk for the Honorable W. Hunt Dumont, P.J.S.C. (ret.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Morris County. 

Prior to engaging in a career in law, Mr. Kagan was a high school social studies teacher and coach in South Plainfield, New Jersey. 

Honors and Recognitions

R. Shane Kagan
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Morris County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

Published Works

  • “Employer Lawfully Refused to Bargain with Union,” Society for Human Resource Management, (June 20, 2016) [Author]
  • “Third Circuit Outlines Applicable Standard For Residency Requirement, Disparate Impact Case,” New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 3 (March 2012) [Author]

See AllPublications

July 14, 2017

Nurse’s Disability Discrimination Claims May Proceed to Trial, New Jersey Supreme Court Rules

July 14, 2017

A registered nurse employed by a New Jersey health care system for approximately 10 years may proceed to a jury trial with her disability and perceived disability claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the Supreme Court of New Jersey has ruled. Grande v. Saint Clare’s Health Sys., 2017 N.J. LEXIS 746 (July 12, 2017).... Read More