J A S I N S K I

A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION

COUNSELORS-AT-LAW

Sixty Park Place, 8th floor, Newark, NJ 07102
T: 973-824-9700    F: 973-824-6061
707 White Horse Pike, Suite A1, Absecon, NJ  08201
T: 609-677-9800    F: 609-677-9811

 

We employ our

years of experience

and skill

to win your trust.

 

Then, we work

every day to keep it.

JOHN C. HEGARTY

Of Counsel

 
609-677-9800
 
John C. Hegarty has over ten years of experience representing municipalities and private employers in both labor and employment.  He has a perspective from both outside and in-house counsel of the issues and concerns facing employers and management. Throughout his career Mr. Hegarty has represented corporations, government entities and management in the full gamut of employment issues from initial policy determinations, conducting internal investigations, and ultimately throughout litigation.  He also counsels both private and public employers on all matters concerning the employer-employee relationship as well as regularly representing employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in employment discrimination cases and other employment-related litigation. Mr. Hegarty has extensive experience in collective bargaining negotiations, recently successfully negotiating four contracts within a municipality at a zero base increase for two years.  He frequently handles administrative law matters, representing management at grievances, arbitrations and appearing before PERC and the NLRB.  Mr. Hegarty also has represented management, corporations and public entities in all aspects of civil litigation, including employment discrimination and general liability defense.

 

Prior to joining Jasinski, P.C., Mr. Hegarty began his career as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Ernest M. Caposela, J.S.C. and Carmen A. Ferrante, J.S.C. (retired) in Passaic County.  Following his clerkship, he began his legal career in one of Passaic County’s sole labor and employment firms, where he gained experience representing both private corporations and public entities.  Following his relocation to Southern New Jersey, Mr. Hegarty worked in the employment and Casino defense department at one of Atlantic County’s largest firms.  He then spent several years as in-house Employment/Labor Relations counsel to the City of Atlantic City, advising the Administration on policy matters, employment decisions and litigation.  Mr. Hegarty was instrumental in establishing a Labor/Management Committee in an effort to improve labor relations within the City of Atlantic City and in the remodeling of the City’s Policy and Procedure Manual.  
 
Mr. Hegarty graduated magna cum laude from Montclair State University receiving the Gang Political Science Award and was a recipient of former United States Senator Bill Bradley’s Outstanding Young Citizen’s Award.  He received his J.D. Degree from Rutgers Law School in Newark.  He currently is a trustee on the board of the Stafford Township Education Foundation. 
 
Mr. Hegarty is admitted to practice law in New Jersey