Biography

Eileen has an extensive litigation practice that encompasses mass tort, products liability, pharmaceutical and employment litigation. She frequently represents clients in both New Jersey Superior Courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and possesses substantial knowledge of the local legal landscape in New Jersey. Eileen often serves as a key trial team member in major pharmaceutical litigation matters, providing essential insight on handling cases in the New Jersey court system and helping to bring significant matters to successful resolution. She has been involved in representing some of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies in mass tort litigation involving blockbuster drugs for osteoporosis (Fosamax®) and hair loss (Propecia®).

Eileen is also well-versed in handling labor and employment law matters. She represents clients at the administrative level as well as in the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the EEOC and state and federal courts in cases involving wrongful discharge, unemployment appeals, breach of contract, illegal harassment as well as retaliation and discrimination claims, including appearance-based discrimination. Eileen also assists clients in a preventative capacity, such as performing in-house training on anti-harassment issues, supervisory skills, family leave and how to implement discipline to employees. She also reviews company policies and employee handbooks and has assisted employers in reductions in force.

Additionally, Eileen serves as co-chair of the Leadership sub-committee of the firmwide Women’s Initiative.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Eileen was chair of the Mass Tort – Products Liability and Pharmaceutical Litigation practice and a partner in the Casino Litigation and Employment Practice groups at a Southern New Jersey regional law firm.

Eileen is a former law clerk for the Honorable Carol E. Higbee in Atlantic County Superior Court.

Honors & Awards

  • Included in a list of Atlantic City Weekly’s “Top 40 Under 40” (2009)
  • Named the Outstanding Young Lawyer of 2002 through the Honorable Benjamin A. Rimm Award
  • Recipient, Atlantic County Bar Association and United Way Community Service Award (1998)