Mitchell Rait

Mitchell Rait / Budd Larner Attorney

Short Hills
Phone: 973-315-4515
Fax: 973-453-8024

New York
Phone: 212-455-0436
Fax: 973-453-8024
mrait@buddlarner.com
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Mitchell Rait is a Shareholder of Budd Larner, P.C., one of New Jersey's largest and most prestigious law firms having been founded in 1934. He is an attorney concentrating in employment law, corporate law and litigation, insurance-related matters, and business transactions in a wide variety of industries including: hospitality, healthcare, technology, sports, entertainment and real estate.

He also serves as the Firm's Chief Operating Officer responsible for the firm's business management.

Mr. Rait began his career practicing labor, employment and benefits law on behalf of management handling union negotiations and elections, NLRB elections, wrongful discharge and employment discrimination cases. Today, he advises both corporate clients and individuals regarding employment terminations, sexual harassment, employment contracts, and restrictive covenants.

He is responsible for the Firm's business development activities including seminars, newsletters, public relations and trade associations. He is a frequent lecturer to numerous human resource professionals associations, technology organizations and various industry groups.

Martindale-Hubbell recognizes him as an AV® rated attorney, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system is based on the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary.

Mr. Rait was elected a "Super Lawyer" in 2005. Methodology

 

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Mitchell Rait is a Shareholder of Budd Larner, P.C., one of New Jersey's largest and most prestigious law firms having been founded in 1934. He is an attorney concentrating in employment law, corporate law and litigation, insurance-related matters, and business transactions in a wide variety of industries including: hospitality, healthcare, technology, sports, entertainment and real estate.

He also serves as the Firm's Chief Operating Officer responsible for the firm's business management.

Mr. Rait began his career practicing labor, employment and benefits law on behalf of management handling union negotiations and elections, NLRB elections, wrongful discharge and employment discrimination cases. Today, he advises both corporate clients and individuals regarding employment terminations, sexual harassment, employment contracts, and restrictive covenants.

He is responsible for the Firm's business development activities including seminars, newsletters, public relations and trade associations. He is a frequent lecturer to numerous human resource professionals associations, technology organizations and various industry groups.

Martindale-Hubbell recognizes him as an AV® rated attorney, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system is based on the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary.

Mr. Rait was elected a "Super Lawyer" in 2005. Methodology

 

Mitchell Rait / Budd Larner Attorney

Mitchell Rait
Shareholder

Short Hills
Phone: 973-315-4515
Fax: 973-453-8024

New York
Phone: 212-455-0436
Fax: 973-453-8024
mrait@buddlarner.com
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Education
  • New York University (B.S., 1984)
  • St. John's University Law School (J.D., 1987)
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 1989
  • New York, 1988
  • Pennsylvania, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1988
Professional Profile
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section and Law Office Management Section)
  • Member, The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • Board of Trustees, Covenant House of New Jersey
  • "Entrepreneur Expose", Advisory Steering Committee
  • Trustee, Essex County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation
  • Board of Trustees, Huntington's Disease Society of America, New Jersey Chapter
  • Co-Founder of WIT (Women In Transition), an educational and support network dedicated to helping women
  • Commissioner and Founder, New Jersey Lawyers Basketball League
  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member, Association of Legal Administrators
  • Member, Legal Marketing Association (Past President, New York Metropolitan Chapter)
  • Moderator, www.lawyers.com New Jersey Employment Law message board
Speaking Engagements
  • New Jersey Technology Council, CIO Conference
  • New Jersey Technology Council, What's Next in IT 2008
  • New Jersey Technology Council, Data Management: Playing by the Rules
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce, New York Chapter, Current Issues in Labor and Employment Law
  • American Association for Affirmative Action, Region II Conference, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, Employee Handbooks and Employment-at-Will
  • New York City Chamber of Commerce, Living with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Manufacturing and Management Association, Labor and Employment Law Update
  • News 12 TV "New Jersey Business" with Marlene Waldock, Budd Larner's 70th Anniversary