Christopher P. Lenzo


Attorney Credentials

Selected as a SuperLawyer Within the Last Three Years
Rating of Excellent or Superb from AVVO.com
Listing on BestLawyers.com

Lenzo & Reis, LLC
360 Mount Kemble Ave Ste 1004
Morristown, New Jersey, 07960

Phone
(973) 845-9922

Fax
(973) 845-9933

Languages Spoken

Firm Locations



Representative Results

$5,000,000 for executive severance pay
$1,549,000 for retaliation ($2,285,000 with attorneys’ fees, legal costs, and interest)
$1,200,000 for whistleblower retaliation
$1,110,000 for age discrimination
$750,000 for age discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful discharge
$700,000 for age discrimination
$690,000 for perceived sexual orientation discrimination and retaliation
$674,500 for disability discrimination
$650,000 for gender discrimination and retaliatory discharge
$525,000 for executive severance pay
$500,000 for harassment based on race and sexual orientation
$476,000 for whistleblower retaliation
$445,000 for whistleblower retaliation
$445,000 for race discrimination
$400,000 for political affiliation discrimination and breach of contract
$345,000 for disability discrimination
$340,000 for sexual harassment
$330,000 for sexual harassment
$315,000 for breach of executive contract
$288,000 for retaliation
$280,000 for breach of employment contract
$275,000 for sexual harassment
$250,000 and reinstatement to job with 10% raise for political activity retaliation and marital status discrimination
$250,000 for disability discrimination

360 Mount Kemble Ave Ste 1004, Morristown, New Jersey 07960

Attorney Profile


Attorney Bio

Do you need a New Jersey employment lawyer?

Since 1993, Christopher P. Lenzo has represented employees seeking help. His areas of specialty include all areas of employment law, such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, trial litigation, and appellate litigation of claims of discrimination, harassment, whistle-blower retaliation , wrongful discharge, failure to accommodate disabilities, family and medical leave violations, breach of contract, and wage and hour violations.

When your employer attacks your livelihood, more than just your income is at stake. The physical health and emotional well-being of you and your family are at risk. We understand that and fight to make adversaries, judges, and juries understand it too.

In his practice, Mr. Lenzo has litigated several reported cases, some of which involved landmark decisions.  He and his colleague Claudia Reis won a $1.549 million jury verdict in a retaliation case against New Jersey Transit after a month-long trial during 2009.

If you or a loved one needs an employment lawyer, contact Chris today.

Areas of Practice


Bar Information


Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1993
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993
New York, 1994
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1996
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997

Bar Associations

New Jersey Supreme Court Model Civil Jury Charge Committee, Employment Law Subcommittee, 2002 – 2014
Member
Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court, 2003 – Present
Master
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee
Plaintiffs’ Co-Chair, Disabilities and Leaves of Absence Subcommittee, 2013 to Present
Plaintiffs’ Co-Chair, Statutory Rights Subcommittee, 2003-2005
Pro-Bono Committee Member, 2003-2005
New Jersey State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section Executive Committee Member, 2011 – Present
Model Jury Charges Subcommittee Coordinator, 2011 – Present
Employment Trial Practices Subcommittee Co-Chair, 2010 – 2011
Post-Employment Restrictions Subcommittee Co-Chair, 2006 – 2010
National Employment Lawyers Association/New Jersey
Secretary, 2002 – 2004, 2006 – 2008
Member, Executive Board, 2000 – 2004, 2006 – 2008
Chair, Legislative Committee, 2006 – 2008
Chair, Amicus Committee, 1999 – 2001
American Arbitration Association, 2007 – Present
Mediator
New Jersey Superior Court Civil Mediation Program, 2002 – 2007
Mediator

Bar Certifications

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, 2013 – Present