Kelly E. Adler - Partner
Admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars as well as the New Jersey District Court and Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Ms. Adler joined McOmber McOmber & Luber as a Partner in February 2020. Her primary areas of practice are employment law and civil litigation. Ms. Adler actively litigates in all areas of employment law, including but not limited to matters involving discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, wage and hour actions, WARN Act and restrictive covenant issues. Ms. Adler has experience litigating matters in both State and Federal Court.
Prior to joining McOmber McOmber & Luber, Ms. Adler was an associate with several Southern New Jersey law firms where she focused her practice on employment counseling and litigation, civil litigation and school law. Ms. Adler has represented corporate clients and public entities throughout the State of New Jersey on a variety of matters, including personal injury, employment law, special education law, tenure matters, and student disciplinary issues. She has conducted investigations into complaints of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Additionally, Ms. Adler counseled clients on a myriad of issues, including but not limited to the FMLA, the NJFLA, the ADA and employee disciplinary issues. She also has considerable experience representing businesses in transactional work such as preparing employment agreements and employee handbooks. Ms. Adler has also presented on topics including, harassment, discrimination, bullying, workplace violence, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the FMLA, New Jersey Workers’ Compensation, separation agreements, student privacy rights, and the Open Public Records Act.
Ms. Adler received her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from The College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey. She also obtained a minor in Spanish. Ms. Adler earned her Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. While attending Seton Hall, Ms. Adler was an extern for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Law, Department of Children and Families and was involved with the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. Ms. Adler also participated in Seton Hall’s Mock Trial program.
Ms. Adler currently lives in Haddon Township, New Jersey with her husband Reid, also an attorney, and their two daughters. Weekends and evenings usually involve attending her daughters’ activities, including soccer, gymnastics, swimming, and basketball. Ms. Adler, an avid runner, makes time (usually in the very early mornings) to train for a variety of races. While Ms. Adler has run many 5ks, 10ks, and half marathons in the past, she ran her first marathon, the Chicago Marathon, in October 2019 and followed it quickly by her second marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon, in November 2019. Ms. Adler is also fluent in Portuguese.
Primary Practice Areas
- Age Discrimination
- Business Law and Disputes
- Civil Litigation
- Disability Discrimination
- Employment Discrimination
- Gender Discrimination
- Gender Identity Discrimination
- HIV and AIDS Discrimination
- LGBTQ Discrimination
- Personal Injury
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Product Liabilty
- Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment
- Transgender Discrimination
- Unemployment Compensation Appeals