Jill Tobia Sorger

Jill Tobia Sorger is a Partner with her father, Ronald L. Tobia, Esq., in their firm of TOBIA & SORGER ESQS., LLC. Ms. Sorger has spent the last 13 plus years handling all aspects of litigation and management labor relations and employment law in the private and public sectors, including NLRB and PERC proceedings, strikes and picketing, federal and state labor, harassment and discrimination litigation, and contract negotiations, administration and arbitrations. Ms. Sorger was assigned primary responsibility for managing all labor matters at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority during the firm's representation of the Authority. Ms. Sorger also specializes in providing preventative training and advice to all types of employers, from physician practices and retail entities to construction companies, regarding harassment and discrimination in the workplace, and further specializes in obtainint WBE/MBE/DBE certifications for women and minority buisnesses. Ms. Sorger formerly worked at the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) (1993-1995).

EDUCATION:
J. D. - Seton Hall University School of Law, 1995
B. A. - Columbia University, 1992

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Florida Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS:
New Jersey Bar (1995)
New York Bar (1996)
Florida Bar (1996)
United States District Courts:
District of New Jersey
Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Southern District of Florida

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES:
New Jersey State Attorney Ethics Committee

PUBLICATIONS:
"Labor Relations Corner" contributor for Utility and Transportation Contractor bimonthly publication.

Recent articles include:
Employee Free Choice Act: Is It As Good As It Sounds? For the upcoming December 2008 issue

Avoiding Pitfalls of Union Fund Audits, August 2008
"Presumed 'Employee': New Legislation Favors Employee Over Independent Contractor," May 2007.
"Preventing Liability for Subcontractor Delinquencies," March 2007.
"Legislation to Prevent Circumvention of the Prevailing Wage Act: Is It As Good As It Sounds?" January, 2007.
"You Gotta Have 'Good Faith'..." November 2006.
"The Minefield of 'Pay to Play' Restrictions," September 2006.
"So You Think You Have An Anti-discrimination Policy..." July 2006.
"Independent Contractor Status: Are You Sure?" May 2006