Robert Dowd’s experience in the area of employment law, both on behalf of the employer and the employee, includes litigating wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual and other forms of harassment, retaliation and class action wage and hour claims under state and federal law, negotiating separation and severance agreements, preparing employment handbooks and counseling individuals and businesses on a wide variety of employment matters and disputes.
Bob has been a speaker at employment law seminars and published articles in the area, including for the New Jersey Law Journal. He has participated as a “Master of the Bench” in the New Jersey Sidney Reitman Employment Law Inn of Court. Bob is a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the New Jersey Bar Association.
Among the significant cases in which Bob has been involved on behalf of terminated employees is Turner v. Schering Plough, 901 F. 2d 335 (3d Cir. 1990) where the appellate court reversed the trial court's dismissal of a terminated executive's age discrimination claim.