Carmagnola and Ritardi attorneys at law, Employment Lawyers


  Domenick Carmagnola

Domenick Carmagnola, a certified civil trial attorney, concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law representing management and individual defendants in both the private and public sector; non-compete litigation; appellate practice; commercial litigation and business disputes. His practice involves counseling on, and litigation of, all types of labor and employment matters including discrimination claims, sexual harassment claims, breach of contract, whistleblower, public policy and employment-at-will claims, restrictive covenant and trade secret matters, business torts, and NLRB claims. He also provides advice concerning company policies and procedures, training of employees and performs internal corporate investigations.

He is a past President of the Essex County Bar Association (ECBA), having also served ECBA as Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and a Trustee. He is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). He currently serves as a Trustee on the NJSBA Board of Trustees and is the Chair of the NJSBA Labor and Employment Section Executive Committee.  He is also an Editor Emeritus of the NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, having previously served as Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor and Editorial Board member. He is a Past President of the Sidney Reitman Labor and Employment Law American Inn of Court, having served as President from 2001 to 2007.

He co-authored the chapter on "Employment Torts" in the Desk Reference Book, Business Torts Litigation (ABA 1992, 1999 and 2004) and was an Editor/Chapter Co-Author of the ABA publication Employment Litigation Handbook (ABA, 1998) Desk Reference and was an Editor/Chapter Author of New Jersey Labor and Employment Law, published by New Jersey ICLE (ICLE, 1998 and 2005). He was an Associate Editor of the ECBA book, Traps for the Unwary (ECBA, 1997) and also served as Chair of ECBA History Committee that compiled a book celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Essex County Bar Association. He also served as Special Editor of the Employment Law issue of New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine published in April, 1999.

He is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment, trade secrets and restrictive covenant matters, and is a New Jersey Court Approved Mediator. His many honors and awards include recognition in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Top Lawyers in New Jersey by N.J. Monthly Magazine, SuperLawyers and numerous professional achievements. 

Bar Admissions:
New Jersey, 1988
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Trustee (2008-present)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section Executive Committee (First Vice Chair 2009-present)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Civil Trial Bar Section, Member
  • President, Essex County Bar Association (2002-03
  • Essex County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee, Member and Pro Bono Committee Chair
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Labor and Employment Sections, Member
  • Secretary, Labor and Employment Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • President, NJSBA Sidney Reitman Labor and Employment Law American Inn of Court (2001-2007)
  • Editor-in-Chief, NJSBA Labor and Employment Law Quarterly (1997-99)
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, Member
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member
Honors and Awards:
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • Recognition, “SuperLawyers – Top 10 Lawyers in N.J. ”, New Jersey Monthly Magazine (2007, 2009, 2010)
  • Recognition, “SuperLawyers – Top 100 Lawyers in N.J. ”, New Jersey Monthly Magazine (2005-2010)
  • Chambers USA "Leading Business Lawyers" in Labor and Employment Law, 2003 – Present
  • “The Best Lawyers in America”, Woodward White
  • Recognition, New Jersey’s Top Lawyers, New Jersey Monthly Magazine (March 2003)
  • Top 40 Under 40, New Jersey Law Journal (2002)
  • NJSBA Young Lawyer of the Year Professional Achievement Award (1998)
  • Civil Trial Attorney Award, ECBA (2005)
Martindale-Hubbell, AV rated

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