Kevin O'Connor
Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

70 Grand Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661, United States
Phone: 201-343-3434 Ext:.220
Fax: 201-343-6306
Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Construction Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation

Breaking Up Isn't Always Hard to Do: Business Divorce Without the Drama

As a commercial litigation trial attorney with over twenty years' of experience helping business people divorce each other, I often wish I could have met and spoken with a client months before they first contacted me, at a time…more

NY Court of Appeals To Decide Validity of Intermediate Level Cases On Home Health Aide Pay

There have been multiple decisions at the state level in New York that have caused grave concern to employers in the health care industry, wherein the intermediate level courts have refused to give deference to prior opinions of…more

Company's "Flex Time" Program Draws the Ire of the Third Circuit, Leads to Nearly $2 million Judgment

In a precedential decision yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Department of Labor v. American Future Systems, Inc., 16-2685 (3d Cir. Oct. 13, 2017), chastised an employer's "flex time" program…more

Entertainment Club to Face Collective Action Challenging Classification of Workers Due to Ineffective Arbitration Agreement

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a misclassification lawsuit by a group of exotic dancers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards…more


I've written repeatedly on why few things play as important a role in reducing employment discrimination claims or shutting them down quickly as a clear and concise job description. In a unanimous decision of the New Jersey…more

Will a Trump Victory Result in Decreased Efforts to Combat Misclassification of Workers?

Watching the video today of the confrontation between Uber's CEO and one of its independent contract drivers motivated me to finally put pen to paper on my thoughts about whether a 2016 victory by President Trump will have any…more

Construction Firm Feels the Burn of the "Joint Employer" Theory In Federal Appeals Court Case Articulating New Test For Holding Firm Jointly Liable for Wage and Hour Violations

As labor shortages become a real concern in the United States construction industry, a continuing risk looms large for construction firms that are not careful in how they structure their relationship with subcontractors: …more


On January 9, 2017, New York's Second Judicial Department, Appellate Division, will hear argument in two appeals that are of significant interest in the home health care field. In Moreno v. Future Care Health Svs., Inc.,…more

MD Pa Case Highlights Risk of Admissibility of EEOC Reasonable Cause Determinations

Several years ago I published a comprehensive article addressing the admissibility of reasonable cause findings by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") and cataloging the case law throughout the nation on this…more

The Wide Net of Joint Employer Liability: EEOC Targets Staffing Firm and Client in ADA Case, Will Get to Jury With Claims for Failure to Accommodate Deaf Applicants

A decision in a federal case out of the Northern District of Texas, EEOC v. S&B Industry, Inc. d/b/a Fox Conn S&B, 3:15-cv-0641 (N.D. Tex. Dec. 8, 2016), demonstrates that utilizing staffing firms to fill positions does not…more

Critical Fair Housing Act Case Demonstrates Need to Fill SCOTUS Vacancy

It is no small irony that the Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") heard oral argument on election day in two consolidated cases that squarely place significant issues of standing under the Fair Housing Act ("FHA")…more


A new decision from the District Court of New Jersey in Nuness v. Simon & Schuster, Inc., Case 1:16-cv-02377-JBS-KMW (D.N.J. Nov. 17, 2016) offers a clear demonstration of how even the most marginal of racial discrimination…more

NJ Supreme Court Outlines 7-Part Test for Forced Expulsion of LLC Member

In the first significant opinion to interpret New Jersey's Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act ("RULLCA"), New Jersey's Supreme Court ruled on August 2, 2016 that members of an LLC seeking to expel another member have…more

The Role of Anonymous Complaints In the Workplace In Ordering Psychological Fitness-For-Duty Examinations

A newly published decision from New Jersey's intermediate level appellate court answers a question of first impression in New Jersey: under what circumstances should an employer order a psychological fitness-for-duty…more

Second Circuit Decision Highlights Rift in Case Law Over When Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Can Be Used to Combat Employee Theft of Data

With the proliferation of technology in the modern workplace, employee theft of confidential and proprietary computer data is often involved in non-compete cases. I have written extensively in prior articles on the scope of…more
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