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Christopher J. Capone

Partner, New Jersey
New Jersey
t: 908.516.1050
f: 908.516.1051


Chris Capone is a partner in the firm's New Jersey office. He has successfully represented large corporations and small businesses in a variety of industries (healthcare, technology, retail, manufacturing and financial services) in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including equal employment opportunity, enforcement of restrictive covenants, wrongful discharge litigation, labor disputes and contract negotiations. His practice includes litigation in federal and state courts, arbitrations and appearances before federal and state administrative agencies.

Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Chris was a partner at Ogletree Deakins. He is also a former judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth C. MacKenzie, Presiding Judge for the Morris and Sussex County Vicinages, General Equity Part and Morris County Vicinage, Probate Part.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (2013-2021)
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2008-2011, 2013-2015)
  • Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers (2018-2019)

Award Methodology

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Essex County Bar Association
  • Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court

Community Activities

  • U.S. Lacrosse - New Jersey Chapter (Board of Trustees)


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • It's the Hot Topics in Employment Law – Annual New Jersey Seminar 
  • Morris County SHRM 10th Annual Employment Law Symposium
  • New Jersey Continuing Education - Labor and Employment Law Annual Forum - "Restrictive Covenant Litigation" - Edison
    March 2011


  • "New Jersey Law Against Discrimination," New Jersey Labor and Employment (contributing editor)


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