Trisha Efiom represents employers in labor and employment matters. She assists in the defense of management against allegations of discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and retaliation by former and present employees and in disputes before the National Labor Relations Board. Trisha handles matters to assist in-house counsel, human resources and labor relations professionals on federal, state and local laws affecting the workplace.
Trisha was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Zahid N. Quraishi, when he was a Magistrate Judge and more recently as a District Judge at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. As a judicial clerk, she gained experience conducting legal research, drafting judicial opinions on non-dispositive and dispositive motions, and assisting with resolution of complex discovery disputes.
Trisha was a judicial intern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge James B. Clark, III, at the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She was also a legislative intern for Assemblyman Jeffrion L. Aubry at the New York State Assembly, where she assisted with the development of legislation; and a congressional intern for Congressman Paul D. Tonko at the U.S. House of Representatives. Trisha was a summer associate at Day Pitney.
During law school, Trisha was involved in the Rutgers Law School Civil Justice Clinic, where she represented indigent clients in civil housing matters in the Newark, NJ area.
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