Neil Mullin - Smith Mullin, P.C.
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Neil Mullin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 973-783-7607

Neil Mullin has been a plaintiff's employment lawyer for 30 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. A graduate of Columbia University magna cum laude and phi beta kappa, he graduated from Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey. He has been honored as a Distinguished Graduate of Rutgers. He has argued successfully in the Supreme Court of the United States and the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Mr. Mullin has achieved numerous substantial employment law and civil rights jury verdicts in New Jersey and has achieved substantial qui tam settlements. Mr. Mullin has advised high level executives with regard to personal employment law issues. He has appeared on Court TV and has been published in the New York Times, the Seton Hall Law Review, and other publications. He has lectured throughout the state of New Jersey  and the country and has recently lectured on employment law at Oxford University, England, for the Industrial Law Society.    

Columbia UniversityBA 1976

Case History

Mehlman v. Mobil — Jury verdict of $7 million; successfully defended verdict in Supreme Court of New Jersey broadening rights of whistleblowers.
Landano v. U.S. Dept. of Justice — Successfully argued case in Supreme Court of the United States overruling 6 Circuit Courts on FOIA issue concerning confidential information.
Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright — Jury trial; $10.6 million judgment; prevailed on appeal in NJ Supreme Court (2010) establishing that an employee may copy documents used regularly at work in order to explain claims to an attorney.

Office Location

240 Claremont Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Individuals of the Newark Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Labor and Employment Law of the Newark Metro Area
Neil Mullin has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Neil Mullin has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Individuals
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Qui Tam Law