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Martin C. Fojas focuses his practice on trade secrets and restrictive covenant counseling and litigation, along with employment and wage and hour counseling and litigation. He advises clients on a wide range of matters regarding employment contracts, employee classification, leave laws, state and federal employment and labor laws and regulations, confidentiality and NDAs, severance and terminations, and compensation. Martin is an experienced attorney who has tried numerous commercial and wage and hour cases in state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York.


  • Trade secrets
  • Restrictive covenant
  • Privacy
  • Unfair competition
  • Confidentiality
  • Non-disclosure agreements

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.



  • Obtained multimillion-dollar verdict after trial on behalf of multi-employer pension fund for unpaid employee benefit contributions.°
  • Negotiated settlement after trial of collective action brought by car wash employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.°
  • Defended not-for-profit entity in SLAPP suit seeking to quash peaceful protest.°
  • Handled appeal of employment discrimination action under USERRA before the Federal Circuit.°
  • Settled at arbitration claims brought by sanitation workers and truck drivers for unpaid overtime compensation.°
  • Negotiated settlement of wage and benefit claims exceeding $1 million against union employer.°
  • Obtained dismissal of fraud claims brought against national life insurance brokerage firm.°
  • Argued federal appeal of breach of contract and ERISA claims before the Second Circuit.°
  • Negotiated settlement on behalf of title insurance company of multimillion-dollar title insurance claim.°
  • Handled all aspects of SEC investigation against technology company and its chairman.°
  • Negotiated settlement after trial of multiple payment bond claims brought against surety in connection with several New York City public construction projects.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Fojas prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, New Jersey Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2020-2022
  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2017-2022
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters), 2021

A description of the selection methodology for the above awards can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

  • Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court, 2019-2020
    • Associate Member, 2020-Present
    • Pupil, 2019-2020
  • Editor, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2022 - Present
  • Mentor, New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project (NJLEEP), 2020-Present
  • Mentor, Brooklyn Law School Alumni Mentor Program, 2019-Present
  • Mentor, Justice Resource Center, 2009-2015


  • J.D., cum laude, Brooklyn Law School
    • Articles Editor, Brooklyn Law Review
  • B.A., Cornell University
  • Deputy Clerk, Hon. Shirley Wohl Kram, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2007-2009
  • New Jersey
  • New York