Biography

PATRICK G. BRADY is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the Newark office of Epstein Becker Green. He has worked extensively on complex wage and hour and other employment litigation and ERISA, WARN Act, and Family Leave Act matters.

Mr. Brady's experience includes:

  • Representing employers in class action and collective action litigation involving FLSA/state wage and hour issues
  • Representing employers in wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, breach of contract, discrimination/retaliation, whistleblower, and pattern and practice class actions
  • Defending employers in single-plaintiff and class action claims arising under ERISA and other benefits litigation
  • Litigating to protect corporate trade secrets and to enforce restrictive covenants
  • Representing management in labor relation matters, including collective bargaining and arbitrations
  • Representing employers in NLRB proceedings
  • Representing employers in compliance review under the Immigration Reform and Control Act

Mr. Brady has litigated numerous employment discrimination cases in state and federal court, resulting in successful jury verdicts.

Representative Matters

  • Andaya v. Citizens Mortgage
  • Coffey v. Home Depot
  • Centofanti v. Home Depot
  • Evans v. Camp Dresser Industries
  • McCarthy v. Home Depot
  • Warren v. Home Depot
  • Cianciosi v. Home Depot
  • Coleman v. Home Depot
  • Kaspi v. Home Depot
  • Aquilino v. Home Depot
  • Novak v. Home Depot
  • Yesmin v. Rite Aid
  • Pineda v. PRC
  • Snyder v. PRC
  • Schindler Elevator Corporation v. Bulat
  • SPAR, Inc. v. BDS Marketing

Mr. Brady has been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2006, 2008 to 2016) in the area of Labor & Employment Law. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2007 to 2017) in the fields of Employment Law—Management, Labor Law—Management, and Qui Tam Law, and he was named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list (2005 to 2016) in the areas of Employment & Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits. Mr. Brady was "Recommended" in the Labor and Employment Litigation category by The Legal 500 United States (2012 to 2016). He has also received an "AV" Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of professional excellence.

Mr. Brady speaks frequently at industry conferences and seminars. For example, he participated in "A Roundtable Discussion: Employment Law — A Changing Practice," the transcript of which appeared in Regional General Counsel (195 New Jersey Law Journal 521 (March 30, 2009)).

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law – Newark (J.D., 1980)
  • Rutgers University, The Graduate School – New Brunswick (Ph.D., 1975)
  • Rutgers University, The Graduate School – New Brunswick (M.A., 1969)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.A., 1968)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Essex County Bar Association, President (2003-2004) and Trustee (1996-2000), Chair of Immigration Law Section
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association