Nicole C. Tracy, an experienced litigator, has joined Laddey Clark & Ryan LLP as a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation and Employment Practice Groups. She focuses her practice in commercial litigation matters involving breach of contract, restrictive covenants, shareholder disputes and oppression, trade secret protection, and insurance coverage disputes. Ms. Tracy also handles employment matters involving employment contracts, compensation agreements, non-competition agreements and restrictive covenants, non-disclosure agreements, whistle-blowing, employment discrimination and harassment and wrongful termination.
Prior to joining Laddey, Clark & Ryan, Ms. Tracy was an attorney with Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP in New Brunswick for over six years. There, she focused her practice on commercial litigation, employment litigation, and estate litigation.
Ms. Tracy earned her B.A. in English and Sociology from The College of New Jersey, graduating with honors. Subsequently, she earned her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While a law student, she worked as a legal intern for both The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) and Ferring Pharmaceuticals. In those roles, Nicole assisted each company’s corporate counsel and human resources department with risk management and ensured compliance with State and Federal employment law and corporate law.
Ms. Tracy is a member of the New Jersey Defense Association and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.
“We are pleased to welcome not only an experienced litigator to the Laddey Clark & Ryan team, but a native of Sussex County, who has chosen to return to her roots to practice law,” says Thomas N. Ryan, Managing Partner.