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Don A. Innamorato

Don A. Innamorato



  • Villanova University School of Law, 1986, J.D.
  • Columbia University, 1983, B.A., Psychology

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • State Supreme Court - New Jersey
  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit

Don has developed a comprehensive background in employment litigation and counseling involving all forms of employment discrimination and whistleblower claims, wage and hour issues, individual and class action employee benefits (ERISA) claims, and noncompetition agreements through his defense of a wide range of commercial and academic entities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut.  He has particular expertise in the financial services industry, defending Fortune 100 banks and brokerage houses in high-stakes bonus/executive compensation litigation before federal and state courts, as well as before FINRA.

Don also has significant experience in traditional labor/management relations matters and has appeared before the National Labor Relations Board and the New Jersey Department of Labor regarding matters such as unfair labor practice charges, mass picketing and collective bargaining issues.

Employment History

  • 1986 - Reed Smith

Honors & Awards

  • New Jersey’s Top Legal Minds, Inside New Jersey, 2012, 2013
  • Top 5 Employment Defense Firms of 2009, Employment Law 360

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey Bar Association – Executive Committee Member, Labor and Employment Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Trustee and Labor Counsel
  • Eden School for Autism – Labor Counsel
  • Past Editor-in-Chief, The New Jersey Labor Letter, 1999-2004

Bar Posts

  • New Jersey Bar Association/Labor and Employment Section – Chair, Jury Instructions Committee (2011-present)
  • New Jersey Bar Association/Labor and Employment Section – Co-Chair, Ethics Committee (2005-2011)