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Christopher M. Leddy, Esq.
Of-Counsel

Christopher Leddy is Of-Counsel in the firm’s Corporate Department. Mr. Leddy has experience handling and litigating complex employment law issues, as well as negotiating employment-related contracts. This experience spans the vast landscapes of the employer/employee relationship, including state and federal discrimination laws, whistleblower laws, family and medical leave laws, state and federal wage/hour laws, paid family leave insurance laws, paid time off laws, unemployment, and Department of Labor audits. He also applies the knowledge gained from his litigation experience to counseling employers and training supervisors in HR best practices.

Additionally, Mr. Leddy has significant experience providing drafting, maintaining, and negotiating employee and contractor agreements; creating and implementing employee commission plans; ensuring compliance with federal and state labor laws and regulations as it pertains to professional services delivered in all applicable states; and drafting, maintaining, and negotiating legal content in private and public contracts in the U.S., Canada, and E.U. ​

Finally, Mr. Leddy routinely provides expertise in the formation and structure of joint ventures with healthcare professionals and practices, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, healthcare facilities, clinically integrated networks, physician practice management companies, management service organizations, physician sponsored organization, independent physician associations, and physician-hospital organizations.  Further, Mr. Leddy provides general counsel services to these entities, including, not limited to, consulting agreements, personnel services agreements (professional and non-professional), employment agreements, and restrictive covenants.

Throughout his career, Mr. Leddy has counseled numerous businesses ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. He consistently provides counsel with the goal of maintaining essential trust relationships and helps clients avoid protracted and costly legal disputes. His experience includes drafting, maintaining, and negotiating employee and contractor agreements; creating and implementing employee commission plans; ensuring compliance with federal and state labor laws and regulations as it pertains to professional services delivered in all applicable states; and drafting, maintaining, and negotiating legal content in private and public contracts in the U.S., Canada, and E.U.

Business Services

Employment & Labor

Staffing

Taxation

Transporation

Education:

Boston University, Taxation Program

LL.M. in Taxation

Widener University School of Law, J.D.

Rowan University, B.S., Accounting

Admitted to Practice:

New Jersey

New York

District of Columbia
U.S. District Court (D.N.J.)
Third Circuit Court of Appeals

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