Christopher P. Lenzo (Morristown, New Jersey)
Christopher P. Lenzo (Morristown, New Jersey)

Christopher P. Lenzo

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AV Preeminent

Licensed for 26 years

Serving Morristown, NJ (view address)

Christopher P. Lenzo

Serving Morristown, NJ (view address)

About Christopher P. Lenzo

Chris Lenzo is a partner in the New Jersey law firm of Lenzo & Reis, LLC. He represents employees in employment law matters, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, trial litigation, and appellate litigation of claims of discrimination, harassment, whistleblower retaliation, wrongful discharge, failure to accommodate disabilities, family and medical leave violations, breach of contract, and wage and hour violations.


In his practice, Mr. Lenzo has litigated several reported cases, some of which involved landmark decisions. He and his colleague Claudia Reis won a $1.549 million jury verdict in a retaliation case against New Jersey Transit after a month-long trial during 2009.


Since… Read more
Chris Lenzo is a partner in the New Jersey law firm of Lenzo & Reis, LLC. He represents employees in employment law matters, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, trial litigation, and appellate litigation of claims of discrimination, harassment, whistleblower retaliation, wrongful discharge, failure to accommodate disabilities, family and medical leave violations, breach of contract, and wage and hour violations.


In his practice, Mr. Lenzo has litigated several reported cases, some of which involved landmark decisions. He and his colleague Claudia Reis won a $1.549 million jury verdict in a retaliation case against New Jersey Transit after a month-long trial during 2009.


Since 2014, Mr. Lenzo has been among the Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers receiving the most votes from other members of the bar. He has been included in the Thomson Reuters list of New Jersey Super Lawyers in the areas of labor and employment law and plaintiffs’ employment litigation since 2005.*


For 2013 and 2016, Best Lawyers in America designated Mr. Lenzo as Lawyer of the Year in the field of Employment Law-Individuals for the Newark Metropolitan Area based on votes cast by Mr. Lenzo’s peers in the labor and employment law bar. Mr. Lenzo has been included in the list of Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of labor and employment law since 2006.*


In March 2013, Mr. Lenzo was Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. That distinction is attained based on references by judges and other attorneys, and through passing a written examination.


Mr. Lenzo served on the Employment Law Subcommittee of the New Jersey Supreme Court Model Civil Jury Charge Committee for twelve years. He serves as a Master for the Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court


Mr. Lenzo writes and lectures on employment law frequently for such organizations as the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the National Employment Lawyers Association/New Jersey, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America — New Jersey, New Jersey Lawyer — The Magazine, the New Jersey Law Journal, the New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, the Essex County Bar Association, the Somerset County Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, the Council on Education in Management, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Human Resources Advisory Group of North Jersey. Read less
Lenzo & Reis, LLC

Areas of Law

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Wage and Hour Violations
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Employment Contracts
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Severance Pay
  • Employee Privacy
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mediation

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Credentials

Position

Member

Admission Details

Admitted in 1996, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York and U.S Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
1993, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
1994, New York
1997, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended
Harvard Law School

Class of 1993
J.D.

University Attended

University of Virginia
Class of 1990
B.A.
with distinction

Birth Information

Born in 1969
Plainfield, New Jersey

Associations & Memberships
New Jersey State (Member, Labor and Employment Section
Member, Executive Committee, 2011-
Coordinator, Model Jury Charges Subcommittee, 2011-
Co-Chair, Employment Trial Practices Subcommittee, 2010-2011
Co-Chair, Post-Employment Restrictions Subcommittee, 2006-2010) and American (Member, Labor and Employment Section
Co-Chair, Disabilities and Leaves of Absence Subcommittee, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 2013-2016
Co-Chair, Statutory Rights Subcommittee of Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 2003-2005
Member, Pro Bono Committee, 2003-2005) Bar Associations
National Employment Lawyers Association (Secretary, New Jersey Affiliate, 2002-2004, 2006-2008
Member, Executive Board, New Jersey Affiliate, 2000-2004, 2006-2008
Chair, Amicus Committee, New Jersey Affiliate, 1999-2001
Chair, Legislative Committee, New Jersey Affiliate, 2006-2008).
Representative Cases
Rendine v. Pantzer
Payton v. New Jersey Turnpike Authority (as amicus curiae)
Higgins v. Pascack Valley Hospital (as amicus curiae)
Estate of Roach v. TRW, Inc. (as amicus curiae)
Quigley v. KPMG Peat Marwick (as amicus curiae)
D'Annunzio v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America (as amicus curiae)
Rost v. Pfizer, Inc.


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Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Christopher P. Lenzo is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
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How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Lenzo & Reis, LLC has 2 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Christopher P. Lenzo attended Harvard Law School.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Lenzo & Reis, LLC was established in 2014.

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