July 12, 2012

Aiding and Abetting Your Own Conduct

New Jersey Law Journal

Florham Park associate Lawrence Del Rossi co-authored an article for New Jersey Law Journal that discusses why the “aiding and abetting” standard for individual liability under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) is a somewhat confusing and “awkward theory of liability.”

As a result of recent LAD cases, new, and somewhat inconsistent, standards have been developed defining when a supervisory employee can be held personally liable in harassment or discrimination claims and when an employer can be held vicariously liable for harassment by supervisors. The article argues that greater clarity is needed.

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