Ursula H. Leo

Ursula H. Leo

Partner
uleo@lcrlaw.com

Ursula Leo has over a decade of experience counseling employers, employees, municipalities and developers.

Ursula represents both employers and employees regarding all facets of labor and employment law, including experience in litigating cases in State and Federal Courts. She also regularly counsels clients regarding employment contracts, compensation agreements, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, severance agreements, and employee handbooks and policies. Ursula also has extensive experience in conducting internal employment investigations, for both private and public employers.  She is a frequent lecturer on employment and labor law issues.

Ursula is the municipal attorney for Morris Plains Borough, Stanhope Borough and Green Township.  She is Land Use Board Attorney for the Newton Planning Board, the Lafayette Township Land Use Board and the Wantage Township Land Use Board.  She also serves as Labor Counsel for Frankford Township and Stanhope Borough.  Ursula guides individuals and developers through the application process before planning and zoning boards and various government entities. She also advises clients in related land use litigation.

Named tot the list of New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Stars in 2011-2016, and to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers in 2019-2021,* Ursula was also honored as one of Sussex County’s “20 Under 40” and was named a Leader of the Bar by The New Jersey Law Journal.



*This award is conferred by Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.




Ursula H. Leo
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Associations & Memberships

  • Associate Counsel, New Jersey Planning Officials (NJPO)
  • New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys
  • Sussex County Bar Association, President, 2019-2020

Community Service

  • NJ State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show, Queen of the Fair Committee
  • Newton United Soccer Coach

Publications & Presentations

  • "Discipling Employees During the COVID Era: Laying the Framework for Clients," The New Jersey Law Journal, March 10, 2021
  • December 11, 2020, "Employment Law: Addressing Difficult Employee Issues During COVID-19," FDU Rothman Institute's "Family Business Fridays - Zoom at Noon"
  • November 18, 2020, "Variances: Proofs and Case Law," presentation to The New Jersey Planning Officials at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities 105th Annual Conference
  • September 24, 2020, Quoted in "Should You Hire At-Will Employees?," Business News Daily
  • May 9, 2020, "Personnel Issues as a Result of COVID-19", Certified Municipal Finance Officers presentation
  • May 7, 2020, "Back to the Future: What Workplace Life Will Look Like When the Pandemic Restrictions Ease," Webinar
  • April 16, 2020, "Employer Basics During Covid-19," Webinar
  • November 20, 2019, "Variances: Proofs and Case Law," New Jersey Planning Officials program at League of Municipalities convention
  • October 24, 2019, "Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment”, Rutgers University Labor and Employment Law Certification Program
  • August 21, 2019, “Making Attorney Invoices Generic, But Detailed”, New Jersey Law Journal (Commentary)
  • April 23, 2019, "Dealing with the New Personnel Laws," Government Finance Officers Association of New Jersey's Second Annual Northern Area Program
  • March 30, 2019, New Jersey Planning Officials instructor at Sussex County Community College, required course for new New Jersey Land Use Board members
  • December 4, 2018, "Bias and Discrimination," Rutgers University Labor and Employment Law Certification Program
  • November 14, 2018, "The Lowdown on Getting High," New Jersey State Legal of Municipalities Conference
  • November 28, 2017, " Inherently Beneficial Uses," New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference
  • November 2, 2017, "Workplace Bulling and Harassment," Rutgers University Labor and Employment Law Certification Program
  • April 11, 2016, “Improper Motions in Limine Will Likely Continue”, New Jersey Law Journal

EDUCATION

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude

University of New Mexico, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Secondary Education certification

ADMISSIONS

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Pennsylvania)

U.S. District Court, New Jersey



Ursula H. Leo

Partner
uleo@lcrlaw.com

Ursula Leo has over a decade of experience counseling employers, employees, municipalities and developers.

Ursula represents both employers and employees regarding all facets of labor and employment law, including experience in litigating cases in State and Federal Courts. She also regularly counsels clients regarding employment contracts, compensation agreements, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, severance agreements, and employee handbooks and policies. Ursula also has extensive experience in conducting internal employment investigations, for both private and public employers.  She is a frequent lecturer on employment and labor law issues.

Ursula is the municipal attorney for Morris Plains Borough, Stanhope Borough and Green Township.  She is Land Use Board Attorney for the Newton Planning Board, the Lafayette Township Land Use Board and the Wantage Township Land Use Board.  She also serves as Labor Counsel for Frankford Township and Stanhope Borough.  Ursula guides individuals and developers through the application process before planning and zoning boards and various government entities. She also advises clients in related land use litigation.

Named tot the list of New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Stars in 2011-2016, and to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers in 2019-2021,* Ursula was also honored as one of Sussex County’s “20 Under 40” and was named a Leader of the Bar by The New Jersey Law Journal.



*This award is conferred by Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.




Ursula H. Leo
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Associations & Memberships

  • Associate Counsel, New Jersey Planning Officials (NJPO)
  • New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys
  • Sussex County Bar Association, President, 2019-2020

Community Service

  • NJ State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show, Queen of the Fair Committee
  • Newton United Soccer Coach

Publications & Presentations

  • "Discipling Employees During the COVID Era: Laying the Framework for Clients," The New Jersey Law Journal, March 10, 2021
  • December 11, 2020, "Employment Law: Addressing Difficult Employee Issues During COVID-19," FDU Rothman Institute's "Family Business Fridays - Zoom at Noon"
  • November 18, 2020, "Variances: Proofs and Case Law," presentation to The New Jersey Planning Officials at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities 105th Annual Conference
  • September 24, 2020, Quoted in "Should You Hire At-Will Employees?," Business News Daily
  • May 9, 2020, "Personnel Issues as a Result of COVID-19", Certified Municipal Finance Officers presentation
  • May 7, 2020, "Back to the Future: What Workplace Life Will Look Like When the Pandemic Restrictions Ease," Webinar
  • April 16, 2020, "Employer Basics During Covid-19," Webinar
  • November 20, 2019, "Variances: Proofs and Case Law," New Jersey Planning Officials program at League of Municipalities convention
  • October 24, 2019, "Sexual and Other Forms of Harassment”, Rutgers University Labor and Employment Law Certification Program
  • August 21, 2019, “Making Attorney Invoices Generic, But Detailed”, New Jersey Law Journal (Commentary)
  • April 23, 2019, "Dealing with the New Personnel Laws," Government Finance Officers Association of New Jersey's Second Annual Northern Area Program
  • March 30, 2019, New Jersey Planning Officials instructor at Sussex County Community College, required course for new New Jersey Land Use Board members
  • December 4, 2018, "Bias and Discrimination," Rutgers University Labor and Employment Law Certification Program
  • November 14, 2018, "The Lowdown on Getting High," New Jersey State Legal of Municipalities Conference
  • November 28, 2017, " Inherently Beneficial Uses," New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference
  • November 2, 2017, "Workplace Bulling and Harassment," Rutgers University Labor and Employment Law Certification Program
  • April 11, 2016, “Improper Motions in Limine Will Likely Continue”, New Jersey Law Journal