David L. Disler

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David is an associate of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group, concentrating his practice in the areas of employment and education law. His practice focuses on the representation of boards of education, advising clients on issues including: compliance with applicable state and federal statutes and regulations; employment related matters; tenure issues; grievances; construction concerns; healthcare and benefits; and labor relations. He investigates and advises on allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and breaches of the collective negotiations agreement.

David is well-versed in the preparation of a wide array of agreements, including settlement agreements, shared service agreements, leases, collective negotiations agreements, and vendor contracts. He has experience litigating matters in both state and federal courts, and  representing clients before a wide variety of governmental agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Public Employment Relations Commission, Government Records Council, United States and New Jersey Departments of Education, and Office of Administrative Law. 

Prior Relevant Experience
  • Fogarty & Hara, Esqs., Fair Lawn, NJ, Associate, September 2014 – June 2016.
  • Hon. Frances A. McGrogan, Superior Court of New Jersey, Hackensack, NJ, Judicial Law Clerk, 2013 – 2014.
  • Bursor & Fisher, New York, NY, Legal Intern, Spring 2013.
  • The Goodman Law Firm, Brooklyn, NY, Legal Intern, Fall 2012.
  • Hon. Devin P. Cohen, New York City Civil Court, Brooklyn, NY, Judicial Intern, Summer 2012.
  • Employment Law Clinic, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY, Clinic Intern, Spring 2012.
  • Children’s Law Center Clinic, Brooklyn, NY, Clinic Intern, Fall 2011.
  • City of Newark Law Department, Newark, NJ, Legal Intern, Labor and Employment Section, Summer 2011.
Organizations/Memberships
  • Lehigh Lawyers Association, Membership & Communication Committee
  • New Jersey Association of School Attorneys
Publications
Speaking Engagements
  • "National Labor Relations Board Decisions Affecting Unionized and Non-Unionized Workplaces," National Business Institute, Newark, NJ, December 7, 2016.
  • "Cyber Security For Employers: Not A Question Of If, But When," Porzio Employment Law Forum, Morristown, NJ, November 15, 2016.

Practice

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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Education

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY, J.D., cum laude, 2013

  • Academic Achievement Scholarship 
  • Brooklyn Law School Pro Bono Award
  • Carswell Scholarship
  • Centennial Grant
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • Professor Nancy H. Fink Award

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science and Science, Technology & Society, 2010

  • Dean's List
  • Francis Shoemaker Award for Excellence
  • University Honors Convocation 

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997

Phone: 973.889.4133

Fax: 973.538.5146