Richard H. Bauch

Bauch, Richard

Of Counsel Morristown, NJ
973.889.4045
rhbauch@pbnlaw.com

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Richard Bauch is Of Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on the representation of management in the areas of labor and employment law, education law and general litigation.

Richard defends public and private employers in State and Federal courts and administrative agencies. He represents clients in a wide variety of traditional labor law matters, including collective bargaining, grievance and interest arbitration and unfair labor practice proceedings, both before the National Labor Relations Board and the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. Richard has successfully represented both private and public employers in numerous labor and employment law cases, including discrimination and harassment cases, and in whistleblower and alleged retaliation cases.

Richard counsels employers on employment-related issues such as ADA obligations, FMLA/FLA compliance, wage and hour and prevailing wage matters, and provides training to employers regarding anti-harassment policies and employee appraisal and supervision. He also serves as neutral investigator for employer-requested internal investigations concerning equal employment and other workplace matters. 

Admitted to the Roster of Superior Court-approved Civil Law Mediators, Richard serves as a court-approved civil mediator.

Prior Relevant Experience
  • Bauch Zucker Hatfield LLC, Founding Member, Springfield, NJ, 2008 - 2017. 
  • Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP, Partner, Morristown, NJ, 2000 - 2008.
  • DeMaria, Ellis & Bauch, LLC, Partner, Newark, New Jersey, 1989 - 2000. 
  • Kirsten, Simon, Friedman, Allen, Cherin & Linken, Associate, Newark, NJ, 1987 - 1989.
  • Aron, Salsberg & Rosen, Associate, Nutley, NJ, 1984 - 1987.
Organizations/Memberships
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
  • New Jersey Association of School Attorneys
Publications
  • “Nelson v. Old Bridge Board of Education: A Brief Detour on the Administrative and Supervisory Tenure Road,” NJASA Perspective, Vol. XIII, No. 1, 1996.
Honors and Awards
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers New JerseyEmployment & Labor, 2005 - 2006, 2009

Honors and Awards

Speaking Engagements
  • "Blowing the Whistle on CEPA and School Boards," New Jersey School Boards Association's Spring School Law Forum, Monroe Township, NJ, June 14, 2017.

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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1985
  • Pennsylvania, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2007

Education

Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, NJ, J.D., 1984

New Jersey City University, M.A., 1979

  • Fellowship, Reading Specialist

New Jersey City University, B.A. in English, cum laude, 1977

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway, P.O. Box 1997

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997