Employment Law Your Rights Are Our Business

Northfield NJ Employment Law Attorneys

High-Quality Legal Services & Top-Notch Representation

The city of Northfield is known as "The Gateway to the Shore" because it was a bustling commercial center during the 18th-century. Today, Northfield is a suburb of Atlantic City with a small-town feel and strong sense of community. At Burnham Douglass Attorneys At Law, we believe in using our superior legal skills to help clients protect their rights to privacy, fair compensation, and to work in an environment free from discrimination and harassment. If your employer refuses to respect your basic rights at work, then please reach out to our law firm today so we can explain all of your options under the law.

Clients throughout Northfield turn to our firm to handle their employment law matters for the following reasons:

  • Our knowledgeable employment law attorneys possess over 60 years of combined experience.
  • Our legal professionals work one-on-one with our clients to deliver customized legal representation.
  • We offer after-hours and weekend consultations by appointment.
  • Our boutique law practice prides itself on providing high-quality service for all of the clients we serve.

Employment Law Cases We Handle

Burnham Douglass Attorneys At Law is ready to fiercely advocate for you in an ethical and professional manner. Whether you are dealing with a wage and hour dispute or want to file a whistleblower claim, our firm is equipped with the legal resources you need on your side to pursue the justice you deserve. We strive to resolve each case we take on with the best possible outcome, and you can count on us to provide personalized representation that is tailored to the unique needs of your case.

Call or visit our legal team in Northfield today to discuss any of the following employment law matters:

  • Discrimination Claims: It is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees based on their age, gender, race, religion, and disability.
  • Employment Contract Disputes: We proudly help clients of all backgrounds resolve disputes regarding the terms of employment contracts.
  • Wage and Hour Disputes: We help clients pursue claims against employers who violate state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Retaliation Claims: Call our law firm today if you are reluctant to speak up against unfair or unlawful treatment because you fear you will lose your job.
  • Sexual Harassment Claims: If you have been sexually harassed at work by a manager, co-worker, client, or customer, then please reach out to our team to discuss your options.
  • Hostile Work Environment Claims: We take pride in helping clients hold employers accountable for failing to prevent hostile work environments and the mistreatment of employees.
  • Whistleblower Actions: Do you need legal advice regarding how to report unlawful actions you’ve witnessed at work? Then call us today so we can discuss the details of your situation.
  • Wrongful Termination: Do you believe you were fired for illegal reasons? Then let us review your case to determine if you can file a claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA).

To schedule your case consultation with one of our Northfield employment law lawyers, please call our law firm today at (856) 512-1461.

The Stories That Matter

See What Our Valued Clients Have to Say
  • I could not have been more pleased with the firm or our result.

    “From the first meeting with Michelle Douglass and Philip Burnham, I knew they were the skilled lawyers I needed. After a bad employment experience, I felt betrayed and hurt but Michelle, Phil, ...”

    - Michelle M.C.
  • Both Michelle and Phil made me feel like I was a family member they were representing.

    “This testimonial will be the most honest you have ever read. My journey is incredible..my case was actually dismissed in summary judgment due to fact I had incompetent counsel previously. Michelle ...”

    - Robert K. Petroski
  • After meeting Michelle, she gave me the confidence I needed to fight for what I deserved.

    “When I first met Michelle, I had so many fears about filing a lawsuit. I was afraid of actually filing against Atlantic City Board of Education simply because what I had gone through was torture. I ...”

    - Maria Marino
  • I never knew compassion, value and honesty could exist in an attorney until I met Philip.

    “I'm hoping there's enough space to comment on my experience with Philip as he assisted me on a very personal matter... I was recommended by two different sources, so I hoped & prayed this would be my ...”

    - Dan
  • She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me.

    “I am very grateful Mrs. Michelle J. Douglass took my case. You demonstrated to me great expertise. She was always very prompt in her follow-up and developed a winning strategy for me. Working with ...”

    - James Runyon
  • Michelle Douglass is a straight shooter and fights for your rights.

    “The firm handled my case in a dedicated and professional manner. Michelle Douglass is a straight shooter and fights for your rights. Her tenaciousness and no nonsense approach quickly set the tone and ...”

    - Dave Daniels
  • Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used.

    “Phil Burnham is an excellent divorce lawyer! Phil's service exceeded my expectations and I found him to be more responsive and sensitive to my situation than the previous lawyer I had used. He was ...”

    - Abby
  • Ms. Douglass always returned my calls promptly as if I were the most valuable client among the many she represents.

    “It has been a pleasure for the last couple of years working with Michelle Douglass and the entire 'My rights lawyers team'. Michelle's experience and legal knowledge on employee rights impressed me ...”

    - Heather
  • I was helped by Michelle every step of the way, with guidance and answers. She is remarkable and I love her.

    “My name is Joanne Craven. I have been a long time client of the firm and have become a personal friend with Michelle Douglass as a result. Just recently, they helped me through a very difficult time. ...”

    - Joanne Imperatore
  • Ms. Douglass, I got a feeling of genuine concern, unlike that of the prior attorneys I had spoken to.

    “I first met attorney Michelle Douglass in late fall of 2003. I had been to numerous attorneys trying to find one that was not only capable, but willing to take on such a challenge. When I presented my ...”

    - Kathy Jen
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What Sets Our Firm Apart?

The Difference is Clear 
  • Care

    We approach each client with compassion, empathy and care.

  • Experience

    We have an in-depth understanding of the law and how it relates to your unique case.

  • Personal Attention

    We will provide you with the personal attention your case deserves.

  • Flexible

    We offer video, after hour and weekend appointments for your convenience. 

  • High-Quality Representation

    We deliver high-quality legal work because we handle select cases.

  • Dedication

    We have been serving the needs of our clients for over 30 years and are dedicated to your success.

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