Brian J. Aloia

Brian J. Aloia
(973) 337-6626





Since 1996, Brian has focused his practice on labor and employment, public sector representation, contracts law and all aspects of corporate and real estate law. Brian represents public and private sector employers, unions and individual employees in all types of employment litigation and defense. Brian has vast experience in handling various labor and employment matters including: employment discrimination complaints; sexual harassment claims; wage and hour disputes; equal pay act violations; Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations; Family Leave Act (FLA) violations; hostile work environment complaints; and wrongful discharge claims. He also represents buyers and sellers in both commercial and residential real estate transactions, lease negotiations, land use applications, and general and specialized contract issues.

Brian represents municipalities and independent agencies in all aspects of their operations. He has served as general counsel, special counsel, labor and employment counsel, hearing officer, tax counsel and chief municipal prosecutor for different public entities throughout New Jersey. For over two decades he has been appointed as the Township Attorney/Corporation Counsel and municipal prosecutor for different municipalities and currently continues to serve in those capacities. As such, Brian has extensive experience in handling the negotiations, interpretation and other collective bargaining agreement issues; drafting and revising employee handbooks; and the investigation, prosecution and defense of allegations of employee misconduct. Furthermore, he drafts anti-sexual harassment and anti-discrimination policies and provides training to employees for the prevention of harassment and discrimination claims. Brian represents employers and employees in grievance arbitrations, New Jersey Law Against Discrimination claims, Equal Employment Opportunity issues, Civil Rights matters, and all other employment related litigation, hearings, and proceedings.

Brian’s practice is diverse, providing legal advice and counsel to public and private entities while also representing individuals in personal injury and medical malpractice matters, wrongful death complaints, discrimination claims and contractual disputes.

Brian regularly appears in state and federal courts, the Office of Administrative Law, and many other state agencies, including the Civil Service Commission, Division on Civil Rights, Public Employment Relations Commission, Election Law Enforcement Commission, Division of Pensions & Benefits. Brian also serves as Chair of the Caldwell University Board of Trustees. Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, Caldwell University promotes intellectual, spiritual, and aesthetic growth to a diverse population and welcomes all cultures and faith traditions.

Brian received his Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science from The University of Scranton. Brian is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the New York Bar.