Patricia M. Prezioso

Professional Biography

Patricia M. Prezioso is Chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross Employment and Labor Practice Group. She is an active litigator and counselor and takes great pride partnering with her clients to address employee issues. Ms. Prezioso’s practice focuses on assisting businesses with reducing risk, addressing employee claims and disputes against their employers in federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies, assessing and protecting trade secrets and confidential information, and defending or prosecuting claims relating to employee misappropriation and restrictive covenant violations.

Ms. Prezioso understands that businesses need not only excellent legal services, but attention to both billing efficiency and minimizing business disruption. With litigation matters, this means strategizing to position the company for the best achievable result while considering both cost and business impact. For those matters where a trial is necessary, she uses her broad and notable trial experience to make sure her client’s voice is clearly heard in the courtroom.

Ms. Prezioso also assists businesses and entities with in-house investigations, responding to government subpoenas and defending of criminal allegations. She has extensive experience in matters involving government or administrative agency investigations, including before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the New York State Division of Human Rights and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, and defending businesses and entities from liability claims relating to alleged intentional acts of its employees or agents.

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The Labor and Employment Practice Group at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has been named a 2022 Go-To Thought Leader by the National Law Review. In August of 2022, the New Jersey Supreme Court made a landmark ruling relating to the classification of certain workers as contractors, significantly tightening the definition of the state’s independent business requirements. Firm authors Jill Turner Lever, Mark A. Nehme, Patricia M. Prezioso provided an extensive breakdown of the ruling and its impact on labor law in the state, and Sills Cummins’ Labor & Employment practice group is recognized for its vital contributions for the analysis of independent contractor law in New Jersey.


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