Kristine J. Feher is an experienced employment litigator and trial attorney, whose practice focuses on representing employers and managers in employment discrimination and wrongful discharge cases arising under employment laws. In addition, she litigates wage payment and overtime compensation claims (including class actions) under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state laws. She also has wide-ranging experience in defending claims of breach of contract, infliction of emotional distress, and many other employment-related claims; and counsels franchisors regarding employment issues, including avoiding joint employer status with franchisees.
Kris assists clients in a variety of labor and employment matters including conducting workplace training; drafting policies and handbooks; ensuring wage and hour compliance; advising on performance management, terminations, and reductions in force; and defending Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state fair employment practice agency charges. Kris prides herself on offering advice that is both practical and consistent with the employer’s business goals and culture.
Kris leads the Greenberg Traurig Women’s Initiative (GTWI) in the New Jersey office, serves as an associate mentor and has taught various internal training programs, including the firm’s Litigation Skills Academy. She is also an editor of the GT L&E Blog and frequently speaks and writes on topics related to employment law.
- Employment laws, including
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- Pregnancy Discrimination Act
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
- Conscientious Employee Protection Act
- Family Medical Leave Act
- New Jersey Family Leave Act
- Employee Retirement Income Security Act