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Clarissa A. Gomez

Clarissa A. Gomez focuses her practice on litigation matters, regularly representing clients in class actions and other complex business disputes. She represents clients in various industries, including healthcare, hospitality, energy, and education.

In addition, Clarissa defends employers and managers in employment disputes arising under employment laws, including the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. She has experience with claims alleging discrimination, wrongful discharge, and harassment.

Clarissa has an active pro bono practice and is involved in the Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative in New Jersey.

Concentrations

  • Business disputes
  • Class action litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • ERISA litigation
  • Franchise litigation
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) litigation

Capabilities

Experience

  • Extern, Government and Health Fraud Section, New Jersey Office of Attorney General, 2013
  • Diversity and Inclusion Intern, Bristol-Myers Squibb, 2013
  • Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2013
  • Health Law/SSD Intern, Essex-Newark Legal Services, 2012
  • Intern, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, 2010

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year – New Jersey,” Finalist, 2019

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Seton Hall University School of Law, 2014
    • Articles Editor, Seton Hall Legislative Journal
    • Editor, Seton Hall Health Law Outlook Journal
  • B.A., cum laude, The College of New Jersey, 2010
Clerkships
  • Hon. Michael A. Hammer, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2015-2016
  • Hon. Edward M. Coleman, Superior Court of New Jersey, 2014-2015
Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York