Attorneys Robert W. Smith and Christopher J. Eibeler

Westfield

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Our Westfield employment attorneys represent employees in all areas of employment law throughout the state of New Jersey. The Westfield discrimination lawyers of Smith Eibeler represent residents and individuals who work in Westfield and Union County in claims of sexual harassment, disability discrimination, reasonable accommodations, FMLA, age discrimination, restrictive covenant litigation, trade secret violations, wrongful termination, hostile work environment, breach of contract, race discrimination, equal pay violations, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, wage theft, wage retaliation and wage payment violations.

Our office is located in Monmouth County at the Bell Works building in Holmdel, New Jersey.

Westfield Township

Westfield is a town located in Union County, New Jersey. According to the 2010 United States Census, there were 30,316 residents, 10,566 households with a median household income of $127,799.

Westfield has a total area of 6.7 square miles. The town is bordered by Mountainside and Springfield to the north, Garwood, Cranford to the east, Clark to the south, and Scotch Plains to the west.

Westfield was settled in 1720. It was formed as a township in 1794 and officially incorporated in 1798. Westfield was then incorporated at a town in 1903. Westfield was Westfield Memorial Library founded in 1873 by a book club that would meet and swap books every Saturday. In 1874, a town-wide fire destroyed most of downtown. The town’s first fire department was formed shortly after in 1875.

In 2017, Westfield was mentioned and highly in the media. NJ.com ranked Westfield 13th in lowest violent crime. Wallethub.com ranked Westfield #19 as best cities in America. USA Today voted Westfield as the best destination for shopping. NBC Television show Ed was filmed in Westfield. The Rialto movie theater in downtown Westfield can be seen in the opening sequence.

Westfield Public Schools consists of ten schools, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grades, serviced 6,417 students during the 2014-2015 school year. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark also operates Holy Trinity Interparochial School.

Several wear memorials are located in Westfield dedicated to the Korean War, World War II and the Spanish American War. There is also a special Tribute to the resident who dies in the September 11 terrorist attacks. Westfield is known for its spacious parks. Gumbart Park is 8.3 acres with basketball court, little league fields and an ice rink. Houlihan/ Sid Fays Fields have 4 acres of synthetic turf. Memorial Park and Lenape Park are shared with neighboring towns. A few others are Brightwood Park, Clark Memorial Park, Mindowaskin Park, Tamaques Park, Sycamore Field and Windsor Park.

Various businesses are located in Westfield. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Metropolis of New Jersey is headquartered in Westfield. Yestercades, an arcade dedicated to games of past and present, has a location in downtown Westfield. A few restaurants in Westfield are Farinolio, the Mulberry House and Westfield Station Café.

Many notable people have lived in Westfield. A few are Kevin Feige President of Marvel Studios and film producer; actor Andrew McCarthy; Robert Greifeld the CEO of MASDAQ-QMX; Charles Addams, creator of the Addams Family and Bryan Beller bass guitarist for Dweezil Zappa and Shawn Byron of the great 1990’s basketball pick up games in Milltown. Dave Brown, Billy Ard and Harold “Butch” Woolfolk, former NY Giants football players, have all lived in Westfield.

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Client Reviews
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We had a wrongful termination issue combined with a denial of unemployment insurance. Chris Eibeler was our primary attorney. His partner Bob Smith also consulted and gave us good advice. They were both so kind, caring, and professional. They guided us though a very tough time and a positive outcome versus a prior employer. They were also able to reverse our denial of unemployment insurance. I cannot recommend Smith and Eibeler highly enough. The entire staff is very professional, personable, and caring. Tom Wilson
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I went to Smith Eibeler LLC for a last minute unemployment matter. Chris, Diane and his staff were very professional and easy to talk to. They provided knowledgeable insight and also kept me in the loop with the what was happening. I would not hesitate to go to him again. John Jung
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Chris Eibeler (and the whole team) is very knowledgeable in all aspects of employment/unemployment here in NJ. They break down the most difficult aspects of the law, which allows you to conceptualize and better understand the complexities of the NJ Labor & Employment system. Smith Eibeler should be your first call regarding any Employment, workforce, or Labor questions here in New Jersey. I highly recommend them. Brian Allen
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I approached Chris Eibeler regarding an unemployment case in early 2016. Him and his staff are some of the most professional people I have ever dealt with. The process took a while, but his approach to hard questioning helped me win my case. He knows how to get the job done and I am glad I went to him. I would recommend him to anyone in the future who asks for a lawyer. Thank you Chris! Tim F.
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I highly recommend the office of Smith Eibeler for employment related issues, particularly anything related to restrictive covenants or post-employment contracts. I found Smith Eibeler via the web and cannot believe how fortunate I am to have found them. My case was handled by Bob Smith who represented me in a potential lawsuit by my former employer for violation of a post-employment contract (not a restrictive covenant per se). Bob was professional, friendly, understanding, and above all extremely helpful. Bob helped me avoid a lawsuit and was extremely knowledgeable in this field. I was thoroughly impressed with his prowess. Hopefully I will never have a legal issue related to employment again, but if I do, I will not hesitate to retain Smith Eibeler again! Gavin Tully