Michael Malatino is a founding Member of Meredith Malatino, LLC. A tenacious and dedicated advocate, Mr. Malatino has achieved numerous and substantial settlements on behalf of clients in workplace harassment, discrimination, retaliation and other employment related claims. Mr. Malatino also represents clients in matters involving employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, and restrictive covenants, which include non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
Mr. Malatino is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and its New Jersey subchapter. He is a Co-Chair of the Professionalism and Ethics Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section. He is a Staff Editor for the Labor and Employment Law Quarterly and a member of the Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court.
Mr. Malatino received his undergraduate degree from The College of New Jersey before graduating cum laude from Duquesne University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Malatino served as a judicial intern to both the Hon. W. Terrence O’Brien of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and the Hon. Mary Jane Bowes of the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Mr. Malatino assisted families with mortgage issues as a result of the 2008 housing crisis through the Urban League of the Greater Pittsburgh Area.
After law school, Mr. Malatino served as law clerk to the Hon. Kenneth J. Slomienski, J.S.C. in Bergen County before entering private practice. Mr. Malatino is a resident of Westwood, New Jersey and is Vice Chair of the Borough’s Historic Preservation Commission.
“Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis: Another Wrong Turn for the American Worker” Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, February 2019
“Personnel Records and In-Camera Review: The Courts Continue Balancing Privacy and Confidentiality Against a Plaintiff’s Paramount Interest in Obtaining Relevant Discovery” Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, June 2018
Honors & Awards
Mr. Malatino is included in the Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list of New Jersey Rising Stars for 2018 and 2019.
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2009
THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY
B.A. Political Science 2006