Paul Weiner 973-631-6057 or 973-615-6666

Paul I Weiner

Morristown, New Jersey
973-615-6666 or 973-631-6020
Paul I. Weiner is an accomplished Employment and Labor Lawyer and has been practicing in that field for forty (40) years. He has represented from Fortune 100 companies to the individual employer. Mr. Weiner was honored by his peers with his election as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for his expertise as an Employment and Labor Lawyer. Mr. Weiner has been a Member of numerous well-known law firms, as well as an in-house Corporate Labor and Employment Counsel for such establishments as Nabisco Brands and GAF. Mr. Weiner has experience representing employers as well as employees in Employment Discrimination Litigation. Paul I. Weiner is also a well-known speaker in the field of Employment and Labor Law and for thirty (30) years served as the Chair of the highly regarded Employment Discrimination Litigation program for the Practicing Law Institute. He has written articles for innumerable of the most well respected legal publications and is co-author of the best-selling text Wrongful Termination A Preventative Approach. Mr. Weiner has also been a guest speaker on CBS News, MSNBC, Channel 12 news, and numerous radio talk shows. He has been quoted in the NY Times, the Star Ledger, the Bergen Record and other news publications. Mr. Weiner’s practical experience and legal know-how provide unique opportunities for employers in both the prevention of legal complications as well as in providing guidance and representation in legal matters when they arise. Verdicts and Settlements: Leading Sexual Harassment Decision, Toys-R-Us v. Drug Testing Henessey in Eagle Coastal Refinery; Subcarrier Communs. v. Day, Superior Court of New Jersey, 299 N.J. Super. 634,691 A.2d 876, 1997; Lehmann v. Toys ‘R’ Us, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 132 N.J. 587, 626 A. 2d 445, 1993 N.J. Hennessey v. Coastal Eagle Point Oil Co., Supreme Court of New Jersey, 129 N.J. 81, 609 A. 2d 11, 1992 N.J. Other Outstanding Achievements: Recipient, Corporate Clients Choice Award,American Lawyer Magazine, 1995. Selected by his peers to New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2007, New Jersey Monthly magazine.

Areas of Practice

  • OSHA Defense Attorney defending employers
  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Employment Discrimination Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1987
  • New York, 1968
  • Pennsylvania, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York – 1967

Published Works

  • Wrongful Discharge Claims: A Preventive Approach (Co-Author)
  • Articles, OSHA’s Standard Setting Process, CCH Labor Law Journal
  • Articles, Seniority Systems Under Teamsters and Bryant, Employer Relations Law Journal


  • Lecturer, Employment Law, New York University Labor Law Forum, Georgetown Law School, American Bar Association Seminars, American Law Institute Seminars
  • Lecturer, Employment Law, PLI-OSHA Seminars and PLI Seminars

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Corporate Clients Choice Award, American Lawyer Magazine, 1995
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Program Chair
  • Practicing Law Institute, Program Chair
  • American Bar Association, Program Chair
  • PLI’s Annual Institute on Employment Law, Chairman
  • Employment Law Council, Chairman
  • American Bar Association Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member, Employment/Labor Law Committee
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Labor Committee, Member
  • New Jersey State Board of Mediation, Arbitrator

Past Employment Positions

  • Nabisco Brands, Labor Counsel
  • GAF, Labor Counsel
  • Certain-teed Corporation, Labor Counsel

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