Richard Shaklee is a partner of the firm and concentrates his practice in Employment and Labor matters, Commercial Litigation, Local Government matters and Mediation.


Mr. Shaklee has expertise in handling employment matters in Court and administrative agencies representing employers and employees in contractual disputes, harassment and discrimination matters, whistleblower, wrongful termination, wage disputes, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and other employment matters. He provides experienced representation in claims and situations involving the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 


He has served as Labor Counsel for numerous public entities including Manalapan Township, Wall Township, Hightstown Borough and Jamesburg Borough.  He is currently Borough Attorney for the Borough of Interlaken.  Mr. Shaklee has a Diplomate Certificate in Municipal Law from the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys.


Mr. Shaklee is a Rule 1:40 Qualified Mediator and is listed on the New Jersey Superior Court Roster of Mediators. He has mediated disputes in employment, real estate, construction, contractual and many other matters.


Mr. Shaklee has also been a speaker at several seminars of the Monmouth Bar Association on labor and employment law and was an Adjunct Instructor at Ocean County College teaching a course on employment laws for Human Resource Managers.


Rutgers University, (B.A., 1988) 

​Boston University School of Law,cum laude, (J.D. 1991)

Law Clerk, Hon. James J. Petrella, Presiding Judge,
Superior Court, Appellate Division (1992-1993)

Editor, Boston University Probate Law Journal

Richard J. Shaklee

Memberships / Affiliations:

New Jersey State Bar Association

Monmouth County Bar Association
      Chair, Labor & Employment Law Committee, 2015-2016 
      Publications Committee, Former Chair
      Legal Education Committee
      Courthouse Facilities Committee
      Judicial Appointments Committee

Community Involvement:

InfoAge Science History Learning Center and Museum,
Member of Board of Trustees.

Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce, Member. 
(former Member, Board of Directors).

United States Army Reserve, 1st Lieutenant (1988-1996).

Areas of Practice:

Employment / Labor Law

Commercial Litigation

Municipal Law​


Monmouth Shores Corporate Park
4814 Outlook Drive, Suite 112
Wall, New Jersey 07753
Phone:  (732) 751-2800
​Fax: (732) 751-2598