Peterpaul Law

Employment Lawyers
Business Lawyers
Trial Lawyers


The dynamic team of experienced and fearless employment and business attorneys at Peterpaul Law offers a unique combination of the intensity and strength of a big law firm, while maintaining the responsiveness and expertise of a boutique law firm.   Peterpaul Law was founded in 2016 as a boutique labor and employment firm by Luanne M. Peterpaul, Esq. and her father, Frank Peterpaul, Esq., who combine to have more than 50 years of experience in New Jersey Labor and Employment Law.  

Justin P. Kolbenschlag, Esq. and Leslie A. Barham, Esq. joined the Peterpaul team in recent years after litigating significant employment and commercial litigation matters together at a large, prominent, New Jersey law firm.

Employment Law

Peterpaul Law’s experienced employment-law attorneys represent both Employers and Employees, giving them a unique perspective into the application of state and federal employment laws.  

For employers/management we:

For Employers / Management We:

  • Counsel employers and businesses in all industries and of all sizes with regard to all aspects of Labor & Employment Law.
  • Defend employers in employment litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, such as the New Jersey Department of Labor, Division on Civil Rights, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Help reduce the risk of claims and employment litigation by ensuring that our clients’ employment-related policies and practices are up to date and in compliance with state and federal law.
  • Conduct audits of human resources procedures, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, and conduct workplace investigations.
  • Draft employee handbooks, employment contracts, restrictive covenants/non-compete agreements and severance agreements.
  • Hold anti-harassment training workshops and counsel employers on issues such as handling requests for leave, and best practices for everything from hiring through termination.
For employees we:
  • Fight for those who are subjected to harassment and discrimination based on race, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and religion.
  • Aggressively pursue whistleblower/retaliation and wage and hour claims.
  • Defend employees’ rights pursuant to other state and federal employment-related statutes, such as the Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”), Title VII, FMLA, ADEA, ADA, CEPA, NJFLA, NJ SAFE Act, NJWCA, and the Equal Pay Act.

Business & Commercial Litigation

The business and commercial litigation attorneys at Peterpaul Law are experienced in handling all types of business and commercial litigation matters. Our litigators have extensive experience in all types of complex civil litigation in federal and State courts.

Business Litigation

Business Litigation

Our trial lawyers represent individuals and businesses of all sizes and across all industries. Specifically, our business and commercial litigation practice includes representing clients in all types of business disputes, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Non-compete agreements/restrictive covenants
  • Personal injury
  • Estate litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Professional negligence and malpractice
  • Construction
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Brokerage disputes
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