R. Leigh Adelman

Associate, New Brunswick
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Leigh Adelman is an associate in the firm’s Employment and Municipal Litigation Departments, where they defend public entities, officials and employees against claims alleging Title 59 and civil rights violations. Leigh also represents employers and employees in a wide array of employment matters, such as claims of harassment, hostile work environment, and discrimination on the basis of sex, race, disability, age, pregnancy, religion, and national origin.

Prior to joining Hoagland Longo, Leigh represented public service employees, unions, and private employees in various labor and employment law matters, including tenure proceedings, disciplinary hearings, unfair labor practice charges, and related litigation.

Leigh earned their law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where they served as Managing Editor and Production Editor for the Journal of International Law. Following their law studies, they clerked for the Honorable Margaret Goodzeit in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County, Chancery Division. Leigh earned their B.S. degree at The College of New Jersey in 2015.

Leigh is admitted to practice in New Jersey.