Attorney James Sawczyn's experience includes the following:

  • Assisting with the defense of employers in state and federal courts in single-plaintiff and class action disputes involving claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, and other employment-related issues
  • Counseling employers on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage and hour laws and the classification of workers
  • Assisting in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements

James previously served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Paul J. Vichness of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Part, Essex Vicinage, and then as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Alexander P. Waugh, Jr., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

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While at law school, James was an Articles Editor of the Rutgers Law Review.

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  • The Best Lawyers in America©: “Ones to Watch” in Litigation – Labor and Employment (2024). This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.



  • Rutgers University School of Law – Newark (J.D., 2013)
    • Articles Editor, Rutgers Law Review
  • The College of New Jersey (B.A., cum laude, 2003)

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