Overview

Kayleen Egan concentrates her practice on employment counseling and litigation along with traditional labor matters. She has experience in both single plaintiff and class action claims, including:

  • Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under Title VII, Section 1981, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws
  • State medical marijuana laws
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Unfair labor practice charges

Kayleen also has substantial administrative agency experience, representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 

In addition to her litigation practice, Kayleen counsels employers on compliance with local, state, and federal laws, drafting policies and employee handbooks. She regularly advises clients on the impacts of state marijuana laws in the workplace. 

Prior to joining Littler, Kayleen represented public school districts and charter schools in employment, civil rights, and special education litigation and advised on labor and employment issues. 

Kayleen began her career as a law clerk for the Hon. Michael J. Haas in the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. During law school, she interned for the Hon. Freda Wolfson in the District Court of New Jersey and in the general counsel office of a local university. She served as editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy and was a member of the school’s National Trial Advocacy Team.  

Professional & Community Affiliations

Volunteer Attorney

Support Center for Child Advocates

Recognition

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021-2022

Recipient, Student Advocacy Award

International Academy of Trial Lawyers

May 2015

Named, Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholar

Rutgers School of Law

September 2012

News, Analysis & Press

The Viability of Freestanding Claims for Failure to Accommodate Remains Unsettled

New Jersey Bar Association: New Jersey Labor & Employment Law

May 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Overtime Rule . . . Again

Legal Intelligencer

March 21, 2019

Does the Continuing Violations Doctrine Apply to Title IX?

Law360

January 25, 2019

Joint Employment, Compliance and Overtime: A Wage-and-Hour Update

Legal Intelligencer

October 30, 2018

Speaking Engagements

Social Media, Cyber-bullying and First Amendment Rights

New Jersey Association of School Administrators, Atlantic City, NJ

January 25, 2018

Education

  • J.D., Rutgers School of Law, 2015magna cum laude
  • B.S., Rowan University, 2012cum laude

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey