Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. is a women-owned and WBENC Certified employment law firm providing counsel to businesses in all areas of employer-employee relations. The firm was built on a strong belief that many of today's employment issues can be prevented with proactive business and legal strategies. We partner with our clients to provide those strategies and to help them manage risk, increase productivity and create an overall better workplace.
We represent clients in a diverse group of industries, ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Our clients include leaders in the insurance, financial, health care, medical products, retail, construction and engineering industries. The firm is complemented by a roster of talented and experienced attorneys who have dedicated their careers exclusively to employment law issues and litigation.
Practice Areas Include: Litigation Defense, Employment Practices Training,Policy and Document Preparation, Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits, Business and Legal Advice/Audits, Workplace Investigations, Labor Management Relations
SUPER LAWYERS: Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine for 4 consecutive years, ten Nukk-Freeman & Cerra attorneys were included on their 2012 lists, including four Partners in the "Top 50 Women" attorneys in New Jersey, the only NJ Firm to boast this statistic. Co-Founders, Katherin Nukk-Freeman and Suzanne M. Cerra, were also selected as two of the "Top 100 Lawyers" in the State.
CHAMBERS: Partners Katherin Nukk-Freeman, Suzanne M. Cerra, Holly English, and Robin H. Rome selected by Chambers USA as Top Management-Side Labor and Employment Lawyers in NJ.
NEW JERSEY WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION: Awarded the 2012 Platinum Award for Private Sector Law Firm from New Jersey Women Lawyers Association recognizing Nukk-Freeman & Cerra's significant contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession.
INC 500/5000: Listed in 2012, 2011, and 2010 as “One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America”.
Nukk-Freeman & Cerra’s founding Principals, Suzanne M. Cerra and Katherin Nukk-Freeman, launched their management-side employment law firm in 2006 after leaving partnerships at prestigious New Jersey law firms. The firm differentiates itself by providing clients with proactive employment law solutions aimed at avoiding litigation, while partnering with its clients to optimize their business goals. At the core of Nukk-Freeman & Cerra’s unique internal business model is a supportive and team-oriented culture that values and rewards attorneys based on much more than the billable hour. The firm’s approach has not only allowed it to attract and retain a team of top-notch attorneys, but also has contributed to its dramatic growth (from its two founders to a current total of 15 attorneys). In its short tenure, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra has been ranked in Chambers USA as one of the Top Labor & Employment Law Firms in New Jersey, named to the Inc. 5000 list in recognition of its tremendous growth, and a majority of its attorneys have been listed in New Jersey’s Super Lawyers. The firm also has received several awards and accolades in recognition of its unique culture and flexible work environment.