Vito A. Gagliardi, Jr. is Managing Principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. In this capacity, he serves as President and CEO of two of the firm's subsidiaries, Porzio Governmental Affairs and Porzio Compliance Services. He also co-chairs the firm's Litigation Practice Group and the Education and Employment Team.
Mr. Gagliardi has a long and distinguished career in New Jersey. He represents school districts in numerous matters and handles an extraordinary variety of employment law matters for the firm’s public and private sector clients in state and federal courts, before state and federal agencies, and before arbitrators. Vito litigates and counsels clients in every area of labor and employment law, including issues of restrictive covenants, harassment, discrimination and whistleblowing. He represents management in labor grievances and before PERC. Vito regularly guides clients through reductions in force and on employment issues related to restructuring and consolidation. He also handles investigations by management into allegations of employee wrongdoing.
Mr. Gagliardi serves as the Chairman of the New Jersey Law Revision Commission, which is tasked with identifying areas of the law that require revision for clarification and simplification and on the Government Affairs Committee of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association. He has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board on Trial Certification as a Civil Trial Attorney and is a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey. Mr. Gagliardi is a Martindale-Hubbard AV-rated lawyer who has been recognized on the New Jersey Super Lawyers List for employment law every year since its inception in 2005 and in Best Lawyers in America. He is a recent recipient of the Chief George C. Tenney Service Award by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.
Washington & Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, J.D., cum laude, 1989.
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, B.A., 1986.
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