James E. Burden
Mr. Burden is a civil trial lawyer with over twenty-five years of experience, focused primarily on employment law. Mr. Burden has successfully litigated for clients in New Jersey’s State and Federal trial courts as well as the New Jersey Appellate Division, and has several reported decisions in the area of employment law including: Nardello v. Township of Vorhees; Warner/Hancock v. Oaklyn; Gerety v. A.C. Hilton; Owens v. Feign, et al.; and Herman v. Coastal Corp. Mr. Burden has served on the Board of NELA_NJ, an organization of trial lawyers dedicated to defending the rights of New Jersey employees and has also argued as amicus for NELA NJ, resulting in a reported decision in Calabotta v. Phibro Animal Health Corporation.
Mr. Burden obtained his B.A. from Muhlenberg College and his J.D. from New York Law School. Mr. Burden is admitted in the State and Federal Courts in New Jersey, New York, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
- Muhlenberg College, 1987 B.A.
- New York Law School, 1990 J.D.
- New Jersey State Bar
- New York State Bar
- NELA NJ
- New Jersey State Bar - Labor and Employment Law Section
- New Jersey Association for Justice
“Does My Peacock Need to Go Through The Metal Dectector,” NJ Labor and Employment Law Quarterly
“Sue Your Employer for Retaliation and Prove It-Go Directly to Jail-Do Not Pass Go-Do Not Collect $200;” New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly