Law firm Stevens & Lee, with offices in Princeton and Cherry Hill, announced Tuesday the expansion of its labor and employment practice in Princeton, adding five attorneys.
According to the announcement, Thomas B. Lewis, Megan M. Christensen, Michael J. Brittan, James E. Heavey and Jonathan A. Scobie have joined the firm's labor and employment practice.
Tom Lewis represents financial services companies and their executives, as well as other companies, in employment disputes and litigation, including restrictive covenant issues, non-compete agreements, raiding and recruiting issues, claims of harassment, workplace discrimination, wrongful discharge, employment agreements and severance agreements.
Megan Christensen represents financial services clients and their executives in employment advisory and litigation, arbitration, mediation and employment counseling.
Mike Brittan represents employers in a wide variety of employment issues. The majority of his practice involves the representation of companies in the securities industry in litigation involving violations of restrictive covenants.
James Heavey concentrates his practice on trial litigation, arbitration, employment counseling and securities matters. Prior to law school, James served as a Special Agent for the federal government and worked for the Department of Homeland Security in a counter-terrorism capacity.
Jonathan Scobie represents financial institutions in the securities industry in litigation and regulatory proceedings predominantly involving violations of restrictive covenants in employment contracts. He was formerly an attorney in the Central Appellate Research Section of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts in Trenton, NJ; a law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Parrillo in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey; and a legal intern for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, and the Honorable Richard B. Klein of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.