Overview

Kayleen Egan concentrates her practice on labor and employment law matters.

Her background includes experience with a regional firm, defending employers in litigation under the major employment statues (FMLA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, and ADA) in both state and federal courts. Her clients included large healthcare providers and universities. Previously, Kayleen worked at a regional firm in the education law department where she served as board solicitor for public school districts. She regularly counseled school districts on labor and employment issues and represented the school districts in employment and civil rights litigation in state and federal courts. Kayleen also counseled clients on issues involving student discipline and represented clients in litigation involving special education 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

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