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Lisa I. Fried-Grodin

Ms. Fried-Grodin can be reached at:
Phone: (973) 975-4868 Ext. 101
Fax: (973) 975-4922

Employment Law attorney Lisa I. Fried-Grodin is a partner and co-founder of Meyers Fried-Grodin LLP, which handles labor and employment law matters throughout the state of New Jersey and in New York City. Lisa Fried-Grodin knows that when problems occur at work, it can have a huge impact on both employees and businesses. She has devoted her legal career to handling labor and employment matters.

Ms. Fried-Grodin’s experience representing both employees and employers gives her insight into the values, strategies and tactics used by both sides at work and in litigation.  This enables her to be both a learned advisor and a zealous advocate.  

Highlights of her employment law practice include:

  • Providing advice on new workplace safety issues, paid benefits, time off obligations, and other legal issues related to COVID-19;
  • Litigating cases involving sexual harassment, discrimination, whistleblower laws, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour laws, breach of contract, tort and other statutory claims;
  • Counseling clients on the best options to avoid and resolve litigation and mediating employment claims;
  • Helping clients understand and comply with the complex body of state and federal employment laws governing the workplace;
  • Handling separation negotiations, drafting, reviewing and providing advice on separation agreements;
  • Representation of clients in proceedings before administrative agencies;
  • Conducting workplace investigations of harassment, discrimination and whistleblower complaints;
  • Drafting and providing advice on policies, handbooks, and employment contracts (including non-competes); and
  • Providing clients with practical advice and solutions regarding challenging workplace issues, such as preventing and addressing complaints of discrimination, retaliation and whistleblowing, reductions in force, employee discipline, termination, leave requests, accommodations, and wage and hour issues.

Ms. Fried-Grodin has been practicing law since 2002. She is also a mediator on the New Jersey Court system’s mediator roster for employment law, civil rights, discrimination and whistleblower cases. She also mediates cases as a private mediator.

Beyond Meyers Fried-Grodin LLP

Ms. Fried-Grodin is on the Human Resources committee of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association and a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce.  She is also director of the Morris Essex Small Firm Networking Group.


Super Lawyer, Granted by Super Lawyers, 2013-2020.

Morris County Top Lawyer, Morris Essex Health & Life Magazine, 2018, 2019 and 2020. 


       See her blog on www.mfglegal.com for her most current articles.

Speaking Engagements/Presentations

  • NJ Cracks Down On Employers Violating State Wage, Benefit And Tax Law And/Or Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors, Morris Essex Small Firm Networking Group, 2020.
  • Preventing, Preparing for and Addressing Workplace Violence, Morris Chamber of Commerce, 2020.
  • Best Practices for Preventing and Addressing Harassment Complaints, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, 2019
  • "New Jersey's New Equal Pay Act: What Employers Need to Know", Florham, Park, N.J. October 2018.
  • "Are you Ready for your First or Next Hire," Webinar hosted by C3 Workplace, March 2018.
  • “Tips for Improving Mediation Success", Florham Park, N.J., October 2017.
  • "Demystifying the New Overtime Rules", Morris County Chamber of Commerce, November 2016.
  • “Avoiding Common Employment Law Traps,” Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Experts and Answers Seminar, Newark, N.J. (July 17, 2012).
  • “What Every Corporate Lawyer Should Know About Social Media Sites,” 2012 Corporate Counsel Institute, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Brunswick, NJ (January 25, 2012).
  • “Social Networking Sites and Workplace Issues,” 2011 Business Law Symposium, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Woodbridge, NJ (April 8, 2011).

Before Meyers Fried-Grodin LLP

Before co-founding Meyers Fried-Grodin LLP, Lisa Fried-Grodin worked as an attorney at one of the nation’s largest law firms and for one of the largest labor and employment law firms in New Jersey handling a wide range of employment law issues.

Before pursuing her legal career, Ms. Fried-Grodin worked as a business journalist and editor writing articles for numerous publications, including the New York Law Journal, The National Law Journal, New York Newsday, the American Management Association's Management Review, and several trade magazines for the retail, travel and media industries.


J.D. St. John's University School of Law

B.S. Journalism, University of Maryland

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York


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