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Richard J. Cino

Office Managing Principal
Morristown

P 973-451-6324
F 973-644-0733
Richard.Cino@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Richard J. Cino is the Office Managing Principal of the Morristown and Monmouth County, New Jersey, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is also Co-Leader of the Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Practice Group.

Mr. Cino has a broad area of practice and responsibility with the firm. He acts as lead counsel on all aspects of employment litigation, including defending claims of whistleblowers under various state and federal laws including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, sexual harassment, all types of discrimination, retaliation, breach of employment contract, and employment related torts.

Mr. Cino regularly litigates claims for breach of non-competition agreements, theft of trade secrets, and/or breach of the duty of loyalty. He has represented employers in employee raiding actions and actions alleging unfair practices relating to the misappropriation of electronic communications and information.

Mr. Cino has litigated matters in the Superior Court of New Jersey, New Jersey Office of Administrative Law, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, United States Department of Labor, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge
Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Academy of New Jersey Management Attorneys
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

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August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

July 9, 2018
New Jersey State Bar Association

Richard Cino, Douglas Klein and Ashley Chilton Author "Trzaska v. L’Oréal USA, Inc. and the Further Expansion of CEPA Whistleblower Protections"

July 9, 2018

Richard Cino, Douglas Klein and Ashley Chilton author "Trzaska v. L’Oréal USA, Inc. and the Further Expansion of CEPA Whistleblower Protections," published by the New Jersey State Bar Association. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

December 14, 2017
SHRM

Robyn Aversa, Richard Cino and James McDonnell Author "New Jersey Bill Would Revise Anti-Bias Law to Limit Employment Agreements"

December 14, 2017

Robyn Aversa, Richard Cino and James McDonnell author "New Jersey Bill Would Revise Anti-Bias Law to Limit Employment Agreements," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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July 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

July 9, 2018

In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, President Donald Trump was presented with the rare opportunity to make his second U.S. Supreme Court nomination in as many years, nominating the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Kennedy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Kavanaugh would bring more than a dozen years of... Read More

June 28, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup – 2017-2018

June 28, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended June 2018 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements, public-sector “agency shop” arrangements, and the Fair Labor Standard Act’s “automobile dealer” overtime exemption. The Court also examined who is a “... Read More

June 8, 2018

New Jersey Closer to Bar on Jury Waivers, Arbitration Agreements, Secrecy of Harassment Settlements

June 8, 2018

The New Jersey Senate has passed a bill that would prohibit jury waivers and agreements that conceal the details of discrimination claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. § 10:5-1, et seq. (LAD). The bill, which passed by a vote of 34-1, also would call into question the enforceability of agreements to arbitrate... Read More

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Campus Sexual Assault Investigations Need Greater Fairness for All Parties, Trial Lawyers Group Says
April 24, 2017

The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) has released a White Paper on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations aimed at improving the process employed by universities to address campus sexual assaults. Concerns over sexual assaults on college campuses had prompted the U.S. Read More