2 Hance Avenue, 3rd floor
Tinton Falls, New Jersey 07724
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308 South New York Road, Suite B
Galloway, New Jersey 08201
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670 White Plains Road, Suite 326
Scarsdale, NY 10583



John C. Hegarty has over fifteen 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 private and public employers on all matters concerning the employer-employee relationship as well as regularly represents 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, including 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 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 where he advised the Administration on policy matters and employment decisions, and handled 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