Noel A. Lesica
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PRIMARY AREAS OF PRACTICE
Ms. Lesica focuses her practice on labor and employment and general litigation. She has experience in virtually all aspects of employment law, including investigating and addressing claims involving sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment and discrimination, retaliatory practices, wage and hour violations, pay equity violations, leave entitlements under federal, state and local law, and restrictive covenants. Ms. Lesica has also advised clients on a wide range of compliance issues related to COVID-19.
Ms. Lesica has more than twenty years of legal experience. Prior to joining Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., she worked at an international law firm where she managed all aspects of employment defense litigation and advised clients on a wide range of employment law issues before administrative agencies and courts, state and federal. Ms. Lesica returned to private practice after serving as in-house counsel in the pharmaceutical industry for more than a decade, where she advised management and staff on a broad range of risk management issues, with a primary concentration on prescription drug advertising and promotion in compliance with FDA regulations.
Ms. Lesica received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she graduated summa cum laude, and her B.A. degree from Boston University, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Ms. Lesica is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the New York State Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
Ms. Lesica is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, and the Hunterdon County Bar Association.