Vincent N. Avallone - K&L Gates

Vincent N. Avallone

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Vincent Avallone’s practice is concentrated in the areas of labor and employment law counseling and litigation, ERISA litigation, and commercial litigation.

In the area of employment and labor law, he counsels management on the full spectrum of workplace policies and practices, including drafting employment agreements, noncompetition and confidentiality agreements, and separation agreements, conducting in-house training programs, and advising clients on internal investigations, reductions in force, and compliance matters. Mr. Avallone represents employers in litigation and arbitration concerning a wide variety of claims, including employment discrimination, harassment, whistle-blowing, family and medical leave, wage and hour matters, employment contract disputes, enforcement of confidentiality and non-compete agreements, and claims under ERISA relating to employee and retiree benefits. Mr. Avallone appears regularly before state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, as well as other states, and before federal, state, and local administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the New York Division on Human Rights.

In the area of commercial litigation, Mr. Avallone represents clients in litigation and arbitration of business disputes. He has represented clients in connection with claims alleging breach of contract, fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, business torts, and violations of the Robinson-Patman Act and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Princeton UniversityBA Rutgers School of Law at NewarkJ.D.

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Client Comments

"Vince Avallone is one of the finest labor and employment lawyers I have ever worked with. His recommendations are always pragmatic; he is incredibly responsive and very conscious of costs. He possesses exceptional litigation skills. I would strongly recommend him to trusted friends and colleagues."

-Joseph Fox, Esq.
Vice President, Human Resources and Employment Law
Celanese Corporation

Office Location

One Newark Center, 10th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102-5285
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment