Cases

Cases


Cases


August 25, 2015
In the matter of Stacey Scott v. Alpha Rapid Engineering Solutions, LLC, Christopher Foerster, individually and in his corporate capacity, et al.,Docket No: DC-8806-14, The Hon. David H. Ironson, J.S.C., conducted a proof hearing on the issue of damages inclusive of legal fees and costs, and found our hourly rates to be fair and reasonable, and awarded the firm legal fees based on such an hourly rate.
November 22, 2013
In the matter of L.P. v. City of Camden Board of Education, et al., Civil Action No.: 2:12-cv-06889-NLH-KMW, The Hon. Noel L. Hillman, U.S.M.J., United States District Court, Camden District, conducted an intensive fee application and found our hourly rates to be fair and reasonable, and awarded the firm legal fees based on such an hourly rate.
September 30, 2013
In the matter of Cleotilde Zuniga V. Katz Cardiomedical Centers, et al., Docket No: UNN-L-1816-09, the Hon. Mark Ciarrocca, J.S.C. conducted a proof hearing on the issue of damages inclusive of legal fees and costs, and awarded legal fees and costs based upon our hourly rates as fair and reasonable.
May 13, 2013 to May 22, 2013
The Firm prevailed in litigating a disability discrimination and retaliation case to verdict against FlightSafety International, Inc., et al., Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Essex County, before the Honorable Francine A. Schott, J.S.C. This case was vigorously litigated before a Jury of 8. All eight jurors deliberated over the course of two days which resulted in a verdict in support of our client as to the disability discrimination and the retaliation. Thus, the Firm prevailed, before the jury, in obtaining a verdict on both of these causes of action. Defendants were represented by Steven I. Adler, Esq. of Mandelbaum, Salsburg, Gold, Lazris & Discenza, P.C. 
June 24, 2013 to June 26, 2013
The Firm prevailed in litigating a wage case and defending on a breach of contract case to verdict in the matter of Corey Harris v. H&K Furniture d/b/a Huffman Koos, Anthony Mehran, et al., Docket No.: ESX-L- 3735-11, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Essex County, before the Honorable Francine A. Schott, J.S.C. This case was commenced as a jury trial for its first two days and ended by consent of both parties as a judge alone trial. The Firm prevailed in obtaining a verdict on the wage payment law cause of action and prevailed in getting a no cause on the Defendant’s counterclaim.
August 17, 2011
The Honorable Joseph S. Conte, J.S.C., certified my hourly rate as reasonable and awarded me attorneys' fees and costs at my hourly rate of $450, in the matter of John C. Carroll v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., John Deutzman, Aldrin Lamboy, and Thomas Aiellos, Docket No. L-11326-10, Superior Court Law Division, Bergen County.
July 19, 2011
The Honorable Edward O'Connor, Jr., J.S.C. certified my hourly rate as reasonable and awarded me attorneys' fees and costs at my hourly rate of $450 and awarded a 30% enhancer of our fees award due to the difficulties in litigating the matter of Justin Jinorio v. American Pool Enterprises, Inc., et al., Docket No.: HUD-L-6377-09, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County.
June 9, 2011
Joseph A. Donelson v. DuPont Chambers Works (A-112-09) (065628). Wonderful victory. The New Jersey Supreme Court reversed the Appellate Court in favor of plaintiff in case of extreme significance. Ty Hyderally, President of NELA-NJ, submitted a brief on behalf of amicus curiae National Employment Lawyers Association/New Jersey (Hyderally & Associates, attorneys; Mr. Hyderally and Francine R. Foner, on the brief). The New Jersey Supreme Court held that employees in the State of New Jersey can recover lost wages when they are the victims of engaging in whistleblowing activity pursuant to the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA"), even if there is no constructive discharge. The Court’s opinion is at: http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/opinions/supreme/Supreme%202010%20Term.pdf.
May 29, 2011
Award by the Honorable Edward O'Connor, Jr., J.S.C. of judgment and attorneys' fees and costs in the matter of Harry Jacquin v. VectorMAX, Inc., Thomas Pragias, et al., Docket No.: L-5805-08, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division: Hudson County, certifying Ty Hyderally's and Francine Foner's hourly rates and entering judgment against VectorMax.
May 29, 2011
Award by the Honorable Barry P. Sarkisian, J.S.C. of judgment and attorneys' fees and costs in the matter of Dennis Chirico v. VectorMAX, Inc., Thomas Pragias, et al., Docket No.: L-5806-08, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division: Hudson County, certifying Ty Hyderally's and Francine Foner's hourly rates and entering judgment against VectorMax.
May 27, 2011
The Honorable Edward O'Connor, Jr., J.S.C.. certified my hourly rate as reasonable and awarded me attorneys' fees and costs at my hourly rate of $450, in the wage and hour matter of Harry Jacquin v. VectorMAX, Inc., Thomas Pragias, et al., Docket No.: L-5805-08, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County.
May 27, 2011
The Honorable Barry P. Sarkisian, J.S.C.. certified my hourly rate as reasonable and awarded me attorneys' fees and costs at my hourly rate of $450, in the wage and hour and CEPA matter of Dennis Chirico v. VectorMAX, Inc., Thomas Pragias, et al.,Docket No.: L-5806-08,Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County.
April 6, 2011
The Firm prevailed in litigating the unique case of a jury service retaliation case to verdict in the matter of Justin Jinorio v. American Pool Enterprises, Inc., et al., Docket No.: HUD-L-6377-09, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County, before the Honorable Edward O'Connor, Jr., J.S.C.
March 28, 2011 - April 6, 2011
Litigated the matter of Justin Jinorio v. American Pool Enterprises, Inc., et al, Docket No.: HUD-L-6377-09 to verdict in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division: Hudson County. The Honorable Edward O'Connor, Jr., J.S.C. presiding. Case was fully litigated before 6 person jury. Verdict for our client, Justin Jinorio. Claims before the jury: Jury Service Retaliation, Public Policy Violation, Wage and Hour Law, Wage Payment Act, Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing. $93,000 in Compensatory Damages and Attorneys' Fees and Costs.
February 28, 2011
Litigated the matter of Shashi Dodla v. System Guru, Inc., Docket No.: WC-598-0410-FOS before New Jersey Department of Labor Wage Referee Toni Foskey.
December 7, 2010
Litigated the matter of Lori Lyons v. Department of Homeland Security, EEOC No. 530-2006-000125X, Case No.: TSAF 05-0485, at the New Jersey location of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before The Honorable Francis Polito, Administrative Judge, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
July 8-9, 2010
Litigated the matter of Nori Yiantselis v. Department of Homeland Security, EEOC No. 520-2008-000141X, Agency No. HS-09-TSA-00305 at the New York location of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before The Honorable Monique Roberts, Administrative Judge, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
June 22, 2010
Litigated the matter of David Javadian v. DHS/USCIS, EEOC Hearing No.: 520-2009-00441X to conclusion before The Hon. Monique Roberts, A.L.J., EEO, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
June 21, 2010
Litigated the matter of David Javadian v. Janet Napolitano, Secretary, DHS, EEOC Hearing No.: 530-2008-00196X to conclusion before The Hon. Monique Roberts, A.L.J., EEO, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
June 1-9, 2010
Litigated the matter of Daniel Mastrolia v. USPS, Civ. Act. No: 08-cv-5967, 2:08-cv-05967 (FSH) (PS) to verdict in the United States District Court, Newark Vicinage. Case was fully litigated before 8 person jury.
May 11, 2010
Argued the matter of Virginia Bush v. Warren County Technical School District, OAL Docket No. 11596-2009N, Agency Reference No. 209-8/09 before the Office of Administrative Law before the Honorable Jeffrey Gerson, A.L.J.
May, 2010
Filed Amicus Brief on behalf of NELA-NJ in the matter of Donelson v. Dupont Chamber Works, before the New Jersey Supreme Court, Docket No. 65,628. This matter is of extreme significance to employees in the State of New Jersey as it pertains to what damages are recoverable when they are the victims of engaging in whistleblowing activity pursuant to the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA").
April, 2010
Commenced litigation in the matter of Sheldia Bernstein v. Voorhees High School, North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District and Carmen Cook, Docket No.: HNT-L-000270 08, in Hunterdon County before the Honorable Peter A. Buschsbaum, J.S.C. Settled at trial.
February 2-3, 2010
Litigated the matter of Zechen Kuchman vs. Continental Cap Sportswear, LLC, Docket No.: EB69HB-50626, CRT: 11817-2008N before The Honorable Howard J. Solomon, ALJ, of the Office of Administrative Law.
June 22-26, 2009
Litigated the matter of Nori Yiantselis v. TSA, EEOC No. 530-2008-00014X, Agency No. TSA2007-21157-FAA-01 at the New York location of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before The Honorable Charles Shubow, Administrative Judge, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
January 23, 2009
Litigated the Petition of Bush v. Warren County Technical School District, Agency Reference No. 209-8/09 at the Office of Administrative Law to a successful verdict on behalf of Ms. Bush. Litigated matter before The Honorable James A. Geraghty, A.L.J.

June 16, 2008
The Honorable Shirley Tolentino approved my then hourly rate of $375, in the race discrimination matter of Johnson v. City of Jersey City, Jersey City Police Department,Docket No.: HUD-L-004914-07,Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County.
March 2008
Co-wrote Amicus Brief for NELA in the matter of the well published and notorious employment case of Cutler v. Dorn. Argued that appellate court was wrong in dismissing matter where the plaintiff was referred to as a “Dirty Jew.” Case was heard before the New Jersey Supreme Court. Decision is still pending.
December 13, 2007
Filed Appellate Brief in the matter of Lori Lyons v., Michael Chertoff, Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (TSA Transportation Security Administration), EEOC No. 530-2006-00125X, Agency Case No. TSAF-05-0485. Appellate Court ruled in our client's favor to reverse granting of Summary Judgment and remand matter for trial.
June 2006
The Honorable John A. Shaughnessy, J.S.C. approved my then hourly rate of $350, in a political affiliation discrimination matter that I litigated to verdict. Raymond Lopez v. City of Union City, Mayor Brian Stack, Chief of Police, Charles Everett, et al., docket no. HUD-L-2890-04, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County. Judge O'Shaugnessy also awarded an enhancer of 25%, all post judgment fees, and all costs.
April 2005
Concluded hearing in the matter of City of Union City v. Union City Employees' Association (Lenny Lucente).
March-April 2005
Litigated disability/race discrimination jury trial in the matter of Ernest Taylor v. Centennial Mortgage Group in Passaic County, New Jersey
December 2004
The Honorable Vincent LeBlon, J.S.C., approved my then hourly rate of $350, in the CEPA and wage employment matter of Alida Joubert v. Pegasus Consulting Group Inc. and Dan Pacelli, Docket No.: MID L 9199 03, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Middlesex County.
November 2004
Concluded hearing in the matter of Union City Employees' Association (Francisco Nunez) v. City of Union City.
September 2004
Concluded hearing in the matter of Union City Employees' Association (Nancy Mesis) v. City of Union City.
August 2004
Concluded hearing in the matter of Union City Employees' Association (Joseph Chasmer) v. City of Union City.
June 2004
Concluded litigation of James Morris v. Pfizer in New York City.
May 2004
Concluded hearing in the matter of City of Union City v. Union City Employees' Association (Jorge Cruz).
August 2003
Represented the plaintiff, Nancy Velez in the matter of Velez v. City of Jersey City, 177 N.J. 224; 827 A.2d 291; 2003 N.J. LEXIS 844 (NJ, 2003). Case was heard before the New Jersey Supreme Court who rendered a published decision in favor of Nancy Velez.
July 2003
Wrote Amicus Brief for NELA in the matter of Victor Hernandez v. Montville Township Board of Education. Case was heard before the New Jersey Supreme Court who rendered a published decision in favor of the position taken by the Amicus Brief.
May 2003
Concluded litigation of JF v. Pfizer in New York City.
January 2003
Velez v. City of Jersey City, 177 N.J. 224; 827 A.2d 291; 2003 N.J. LEXIS 844 (N.J., 2003). Published decision with the New Jersey Appellate Courts.
December 2002
Litigated two week jury trial in Hudson County, New Jersey in the matter of Tasha Marquez v. Jersey City Medical Center to sucessful conclusion.
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    J.B.
  • “It has been my pleasure to work with Ty through the ABA's Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee. His contributions to the Committee have been significant due to his knowledge of employment law and his tireless devotion to teaching trial skills. His service to the profession and his clients is commendable.”
    Paula Ardelean
  • “Ty is dedicated to his work and his clients. He knows his stuff, and he goes the extra mile to do the best job possible. Ty is a pleasure to work with!”
    Piper Hoffman
  • “It is with pleasure that I recommend Ty. He is a tireless advocate on behalf of employees and their concerns. His efforts are demonstrated not only in his practice, but also in his exceptional additional efforts to represent this community in professional associations, such as the ABA. He has the knowledge base and the tireless effort that makes working with him productive, but always enjoyable too.”
    Darlene Vorachek
  • “I have worked with Ty on several legal presentations. I represent employers, and Ty has invited me to participate as a panelist representing employers' perspectives on labor and employment matters. Ty is always well-prepared and very knowledgeable about developments in employment law, and is always a pleasure to work with.”
    Chris Dalton
  • “Ty is an excellent lawyer who completely understands the legal process and does everything in his power to help his clients. He was a pleasure to work with and would recommend him to anyone seeking his expertise.”
    Joseph Alvaro
  • “Ty is a widely recognized expert in the area of employment law. His aggressive representation of clients is backed up by an extraordinary breadth of knowledge and attention to detail.”
    Edward Kopelson
  • “I have known Ty professionally for more than two years. He is nationally recognized as one of the best employment attorney's in the country and I know his practice will continue to grow!”
    Betsy Zaplin
  • “ - Ty was a great help for my associate and I during litigation. He showed the highest degree of professionalism and did in fact help us to achieve the best end result possible. Mr. Hyderally comes highly recommended.”
    Christopher Power
  • “Ty is an exceptional attorney. Ty strives for and attains great results, in a fair and ethical manner. I value his professionalism, integrity and creativity. His ability to relate to the client and colleagues on various levels makes him very personable and a real asset.”
    Betty MacKnight
  • “Ty Hyderally is a light of hope at times when all seems grim and hopeless. A brilliant lawyer focused on labor and business law. Mr. Hyderally has the ability to combine his knowledge of the law with economic sense, strategic thinking and level headed decision making that more often than not results in a sensible conclusion that ultimately equates to a positive result for his client. Mr Hyderally is a pleasure to work with and a person you would want to have on your side of the table.”
    Richard Sapienza
  • “I have known Ty Hyderally and his firm for a number of years through our shared affiliation with the National Employment Lawyers Association. Ty has consistently impressed me both with his leadership qualities as well as the quality of workmanship that he and his firm generate. I have reviewed some of his firm's work product, including a sample initial client letter, which not only contained excellent advice to new clients but also included cutting edge information as to how to properly address social networking issues. Without hesitation, I would highly recommend Ty Hyderally.”
    Fred Shahrooz Scampato
  • “I would highly recommend the Law Office of Ty Hyderally to anyone who is in need of representation in a legal matter. Ty is one of the most knowledgeable and professional individuals that I have ever met. He not only protected my rights, but also added a personal touch in his approach which helped in relieving some of the stress of my situation. He is a hard working, kind hearted individual who goes out of his way to make your problem his and provides great results in the end.”
    Mike Fischer
  • “What impressed me most about Ty was that he delivered exactly what he promised! Very well versed in his area of practice, and extremely respected by his peers and colleagues, which put me at ease knowing he was representing me! Thank you Ty!”
    Dan Verdun
  • “I have been involved with Ty Hyderally both as an adversary in employment litigation, and when I have acted as a Court appointed Mediator in employment litigation matters in which Ty represented plaintiffs. In both types of situations, he has represented his clients very well, with an excellent command of the issues, and he has shown himself to be well-prepared, reliable, and sensitive to the concerns of his clients. He has conducted himself in a highly professional manner at all times. I have referred potential plaintiffs in employment matters to him (I represent management/defendants in such matters), since I believe he is highly qualified to consider their circumstances.”
    Wayne Positan
  • “Ty helped us in my small business with a very delicate matter involving what was once a very cherished employee who had made some bad choices. Because it was also emotional for me and my management team, we valued the professionalism and expertise that Ty offered. It was comforting to know we could rely on his service through that very challenging time and handle it with compassion and in compliance with the law. I would use him again and recommend him wholeheartedly!”
    Sherry Blair
  • “Ty is detail oriented yet moves quickly to get results. He contemplates each step and what action should be taken. Ty looks out for his client's best interest and is available to talk during evening hours when it is more appropriate to discuss options to take from home. Also, Ty is expedient in getting information needed in order to be cognizant of finances. I highly recommend Ty for legal services, especially with employment law.”
    Jeff Martens
  • “If the opportunity arises where a "name brand" attorney is needed, then Ty Hyderally is the only choice. Those in the know are aware that his record of success for his clients is outstanding and that his knowledge of his field is way above the rest”
    Jeff Baron
  • “Ty Hyderally is a lawyer's lawyer. I, also, used to handle plaintiffs' employment cases, but over time, those cases became more and more complicated and costly to pursue. They began to require the attention of a legal specialist. I decided against handling them personally. I was delighted when I met Ty. Now, I refer people to him all the time. I know that he will give the best advice and get the best results possible. I hope my employees don't have his card.”
  • “Many of my executive clients need to negotiate employment contracts or employment confilcts with their employer. As an executive coach, I support their efforts in all domains of their lives including recommending a lawyer when they have these employment contractual needs, I recommend Ty. Not once have I had any negative feedback from any client and all of my dealings with him have been very satisfying.”
    Dan McNeill
  • “Ty is a very knowledgeable Attorney, who has demonstrated a very proven track record in handling Employment cases. His knowledge and assertive approach have made him a very successful Attorney.”
    John Mcnamara
  • “I actually first worked with Ty at McKenna McIlwain LLP in 2008. Already I was impressed by his professionalism, client list and reputation. In 2011 I moved back to Montclair after a few years back home in Oregon. Ty was in need of a temporary administrative assistant and invited me to join his team at their new, independent location. I learned a great deal working with Hyderally & Associates, P.C. They have earned their reputation as the hardest hitting, best representation available for employment matters in New Jersey and New York alike. They are attentive, fair, and go every extra mile to ensure due diligence. I am proud to have them on my resume and am happy for the experience of being part of such a busy, professional and fast paced team.”
    Mary Otte
  • “Ty secured settlements that were nothing less than outstanding for my clients/contacts that I have referred to him. The quick speed with which he achieved his results was a huge bonus to those clients.”
    Robert Kornitzer
  • “I have worked with Ty for years through the ABA Labor & Employment Law Section Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee. Ty is a go-to source for exemplary presentations on trial practice. A tireless advocate for employee rights, Ty is an accomplished trial attorney and someone we can rely on and have repeatedly relied upon in mock trial presentations at our yearly conferences.”
    John Beasley
  • “Ty is a regular lecturer at continuing education programs for lawyers. This means that because of his abilities he is called upon to enhance the skills of lawyers who are already experienced. He is well regarded as a trial lawyer and as a provider of legal advice to clients. I find that his companionable persona makes it easier to accept and understand his thoughts and advice.”
    Arnie Pedowitz
  • “I have known Ty Hyderally for several years and can only describe him as an expert in all areas of Employment law. I have referred several people to him in connection with their legal concerns and on each occasion I have been met with very positive feedback from these individuals and businesses. I have personally sought his counsel relating to a variety of business strategy issues within my own Insurance practice. With his substantial experience and proven track record, I wholeheartedly recommend his services.”
    Matthew McGovern, Esq.
  • “Ty has represented me numerous times and I have always come out with positive results. He keeps you well informed at each step of the process and always makes you feel confident and secure. I highly recommend his services.”
    John Scardino Jr
  • “Ty and I worked at the same law firm Friedman Siegelbaum. I found him a pleasure to work with and an able and diligent attorney.”
    Joel Glucksman
  • “If ever someone needs an exceptional employment litigator, Ty is the first person that I think of. Not only is he incredibly intelligent, but he is able to craft litigation strategies to maximize his client's outcome. He is a relentless litigator, with great passion for his work. If you hire Ty, you will not be disappointed.”
    Noah B. Rosenfarb, CPA, ABV, PFS, CDFA
  • “Ty has been invaluable to me as a business owner with employee issues. His advice has been on point and redirected me in the midst of employee concerns. I would highly recommend him and his firm whenever you have employment concerns.”
    Philip Seaver
  • “If you are looking for one of the best attorney's in an employment related issue, look no further. Ty is national recognized as one of the best employment attorney in the country and I am thrilled to see his practice continue to grow!”
    Jon Lamkin
  • “Ty, has been a great help to me in times of need when I needed his advice on some business matters. He is always available 24-7 to help out whether it is a small/large task. I would highly recommend him and his firm in any legal matter that he specializes in.”
    Eric Reinstein
  • “I have been working with Ty for over 4 years. Ty is one person I would say pays attention to detail, works hard for his clients and gets the job done on time and with amazing results. I have referred clients to him and he has always given them star treatment was always up front and honest with them and they are so pleased with their outcomes and glad I made the introduction.”
    Carmen Bucco
  • “Ty was an adversary and never lost sight of his client's needs in seeking a resolution. I would not hesitate to recommend for plaintiffs in employment work. He is methodical and tenacious but fair and amenable to a just resolution.”
    Roger Jacobs
  • “My Husband and I hired Ty at a time when we thought all was lost. We had a different attorney on our case that just gave up on us. My husband contacted Ty and once he heard our case he immediately took action. Our case was settled within 3 months of Ty taking over. His experience and knowledge of employment laws are not only impressive but it is why he is very successful. Ty is also very compassionate about his clients and communicated with us every step of the way. I would recommend Ty Hyderally to anyone and everyone who is need of a great attorney. You too!! Will be satisfied.”
    Cynthia Ortiz
  • “I have referred clients to Ty for employment issues. They told me that Ty was knowledgeable, courteous and promptly handled their matters. I can easily recommend Ty for people with difficult employment cases.”
    Eileen Kohutis
  • “Working with Ty on various projects has been fantastic. He and his team are thorough and they understand how to get the job done correctly. When you have the chance to work with Ty you understand the meaning of not taking no for an answer. They work to understand clients needs and the resolve the issues at hand. I have seen firsthand what Ty and his associates bring to the table and I would recommend them to anyone needing assistance with employment law.”
    Darren Magarro
  • “I have worked with Ty Hyderally on the executive board of the New Jersey chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and have discussed various employment matters with him. He is an excellent leader, always coming up with new ideas. Ty is truly an expert in employment law and I have found his analysis of both complex and simple matters to be dead on.”
    Leslie A. Farber
  • "Ty and I have worked together on a case getting ready for trial. We have also worked on trial advocacy presentations for the ABA. Ty is a very experienced litigator. He has great trial skills and connects well with his clients, the court and jury. He blends a sense of humor with knowledge of the law and facts. He is a very effective advocate.”
    Vanessa Kelly