Emily J. Daher
Emily J. Daher

Emily J. Daher

Attorney

dahere@ballardspahr.com
Tel 856.673.3872
Fax 856.761.1020
New Jersey

Emily J. Daher concentrates her practice on the representation of national, regional and local businesses in all aspects of labor and employment law. Her employment litigation experience includes defending employers against breach of contract, wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, harassment and wrongful termination claims. Ms. Daher also has experience assisting employees with drafting and reviewing workplace policies.

From 2013 to 2014, Ms. Daher served as an Employee Relations Coordinator for the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities. In this role, she advised management regarding employee discipline under the Department's disciplinary action program at one of the state's Developmental Centers, which employed more than 1,200 employees. She also was responsible for coordinating and negotiating settlements between unions and management regarding disciplinary actions, as well as conducting departmental hearings of employee appeals and grievances. Ms. Daher represented the Developmental Center at hearings and conferences before the Office of Administrative Law.

From 2012 to 2015, Ms. Daher served as Designated Counsel to the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, Office of Parental Representation, Appellate Section, representing indigent parents appealing trial court decisions terminating parental rights or finding abuse and neglect. She handled all aspects of the appeal, including preparation of defendant-appellant's appendix, drafting briefs, and presenting the client's case at oral argument.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Michael Winkelstein, P.J.A.D., 2008-2009

Judicial Internships

Hon. Stephen M. Orlofsky, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Summer 2003

Professional Activities

New Jersey Bar Association

Atlantic County Bar Association

Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court

Publications

Co-author, "Office of Management and Budget Halts Employers' Obligation to Report Summary Pay Data on Annual EEO-1 Form," Ballard Spahr alert, September 1, 2017

Co-author, "Administrative Law Judge Sides With Google in Denial-of-Access Case," Ballard Spahr alert, July 19, 2017

Co-author, "Federal Appeals Court Rules Mortgage Underwriters Owed Overtime for Work in Excess of 40 Hours in Workweek," Ballard Spahr alert, July 11, 2017

Co-author, "Island Venture: An Abrupt Departure from Aldrich v. Schwartz," New Jersey Law Journal, July 12, 2004

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden (J.D. 2005, with honors)
Member, Rutgers Journal of Law and Urban Policy; Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant

University of Scranton (B.S. 2002, magna cum laude)
Dean's Merit Scholar; President's Honors List

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey