Kathryn K. Forman

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Kathryn Forman is a Counsel at Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group.  Kathryn concentrates her practice in the areas of employment and labor law, and education law.

Kathryn defends employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower litigation for public and private  sector clients, in all aspects of discovery, motion practice and trial preparation and settlement negotiations.  She also has experience with restrictive covenants, employee manuals, and workplace policies, often counseling clients on compliance with employment and labor laws. 

Prior Relevant Industry and Governmental Experience
  • The Honorable Stephan C. Hansbury, P.J.Ch., Superior Court of New Jersey, Morristown, NJ, Law Clerk.
  • The Honorable Joseph A. Dickson, U.S.M.J., U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, Judicial Intern.
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Newark, NJ, Legal Intern.
  • Co-chair, CEPA Committee for the Labor and Employment Section - New Jersey State Bar Association
Honors and Awards

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. 

  • Recognized on the New Jersey Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List, Employment Litigation: Defense, 2019 - 2021.
    A description of the selection process can be found here.
Speaking Engagements
  • "Not Your Mother's Maternity Leave: 2021 Considerations For Accommodating Pregnant Workers and New Parents," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 20, 2021.
  • "Managing COVID-related Workplace Accommodation Requests," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 27, 2020.
  • "The Old School and the New - Considerations for School Re-Opening," Porzio Webinar, July 7, 2020.
  • "Employers Should Plan Proactively to Address the Increased Risk of COVID-Related Claims Under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act," NJSBA, June 23, 2020.
  • "When to Take A Closer Look: Investigating Employees and an Employer's Duty of Care," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 2019.
  • "Minds That Play Tricks on Us: Outsmarting Unconscious Bias," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 3, 2019.



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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2012
  • New York, 2013
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2015


Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., Newark, NJ, 2012

  • Business Editor, Seton Hall Legislative Journal
  • Interscholastic Moot Court Board
  • Samuel J. Heyman Fellow, Summer 2010
  • Teach for America Scholar

Rutgers University, B.A., New Brunswick, NJ, 2006