Randi W. Kochman is chair of the firm's Employment Law Department. She is dedicated to helping employers understand and navigate complicated and ever-changing employment laws so they can effectively manage employees, avoid costly mistakes, and focus on their core business. Randi brings more than 20 years of employment law experience to work closely with her clients in all types of employment-related contexts including wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour compliance, contract disputes, restrictive covenant, unfair competition and trade secret matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
Randi routinely provides guidance on all types of policy, procedure, and personnel issues, including preparing employee handbooks, policies and agreements, and conducting harassment and discrimination awareness training. When disputes arise, Randi is tenacious in litigating employment and business tort issues in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Randi lectures and writes regularly on all aspects of employment law. Randi is also regularly called upon to conduct independent workplace investigations into allegations of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and related issues.
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Randi has been significantly involved with the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, as a member of the Steering Committee for its Human Resource Council. She has also been actively involved with the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, holding various leadership positions, including President, President-Elect, Vice President and Secretary. Randi is also a recipient of the 2013 New Jersey Commission In the Law's Professional Lawyer of the Year Award.
Randi is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bergen County Bar Association. She has also served as a Barrister of the Sidney Reitman Employment Law Inn of Court.
Randi earned her B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from Emory University and her J.D. from George Washington University School of Law.
Honors & Awards
Randi has been repeatedly recognized for her high quality legal work and professionalism.
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The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1995; Winner, American Trial Lawyers Association National Student Trial Advocacy Competition
Emory University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1992
As published in: SHRM August 11, 2017
May 30, 2017
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Employment Law September 1, 2017Neoma M. Ayala and Randi W. Kochman
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Employment Law December 27, 2016Randi W. Kochman and Arnold P. Picinich
New Jersey Law Journal June 23, 2016Randi W. Kochman and Neoma M. Ayala
Employment Law May 18, 2016Neoma M. Ayala and Randi W. Kochman
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