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Richard J. Cino

Office Managing Principal
Morristown

P 973-451-6324
F 973-644-0733
CinoR@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

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Professional Associations and Activities

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

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December 14, 2017
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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

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

June 29, 2017
Commerce Magazine

Richard Cino and Margaret Strange Author "Vaccinating Your Brand"

June 29, 2017

Richard Cino and Margaret Strange author "Vaccinating Your Brand: How to Protect Your Organization and Reputation from Social Media Attacks Stemming from Employees and Other Individuals or Constituencies," published by Commerce Magazine. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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February 22, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Protections

February 22, 2018

The anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 protects only employees who complain directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Supreme Court has held in a unanimous decision. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018). The Court... Read More

February 12, 2018

New York Lawsuit Alleging Corporate Cover-Up at The Weinstein Company is a Lesson in What Not to Do

February 12, 2018

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, his brother Robert Weinstein, and their company, The Weinstein Company (TWC). The lawsuit, which details allegations of harassment and intimidation of TWC employees by Harvey Weinstein, was filed on Sunday, February 11, 2018, because... Read More

December 6, 2017

Bill Would Revise New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to Limit Employment Agreements

December 6, 2017

A bill in the New Jersey State Senate would effectively prohibit jury waivers, arbitration clauses, and non-disclosure provisions related to claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. § 10:5-1, et seq. (LAD). S-3581, introduced in the Senate on December 4, 2017, declares, in no uncertain terms, that provisions in... Read More

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Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

August 22, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 12:00 PM EST

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Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Webinar Series: Session 2 - Conducting Effective Internal Investigations and Prevention of Retaliation Claims

October 21, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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