Bruce L. Harrison

Shareholder
Co-Chair, Mediation and Dispute Resolution Department


Bruce L. Harrison, Esq. rejoined the firm in 2009 as a shareholder of the Labor & Employment and Environmental/OSHA Groups and Chair of the Mediation and Dispute Resolution Group. Starting in 1975, Mr. Harrison focused his practice in the representation of clients in claims relating to labor and employment, civil rights, business, litigation and regulatory matters. More recently, he has developed an active ADR practice acting as a mediator. (Visit Bruce’s Mediation website.) From May 1, 2006 until July 2, 2008, Mr. Harrison served as the Vice President and General Counsel for Metrologic Instruments, Inc., a world leader in designing and manufacturing bar code reading technology. After Metrologic was acquired by Honeywell International, Mr. Harrison returned to the firm. Mr. Harrison has frequently spoken to trade and business associations on topics including sexual and other harassment, OSHA, FMLA and similar issues. Mr. Harrison is admitted to practice law in New Jersey.

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s “Top Attorneys” as published by SJ Magazine
  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Awesome Attorneys as published by South Jersey Magazine
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent, 5.0 out of 5.0
  • Recognized as a Best Attorney in Business as published by South Jersey Biz

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor & ADR Sections, Employee Safety & Health Subcommittees
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Labor & ADR Sections
  • Managing Shareholder, 1997 – 2000
  • Qualified Mediator and Experienced Arbitrator

Published Works

  • “OSHA and Its Increasing Focus on Workplace Violence,” Capehart Scatchard’s “HResource” blog, July 2016
  • HResource” a blog published by the attorneys in Capehart Scatchard’s labor and employment group featuring useful tips for employers and human resources professionals as to how to keep the workplace, and workplace policies, in compliance with state and federal employment laws, contributing author, 2016
  • “An Employee May Not Be Able to Benefit from His/Her Theft of Company Documents”, Capehart Scatchard Legal Alert, 2001
  • “The General Duty Clause” chapter of “Occupational Safety and Health Law: 1999 Cumulative Supplement”, BNA Books, December, 1999
  • Update on Sexual Harassment: Legal and Practical Framework for Investigating and Preventing Sexual Harassment Claims, S.W. Jersey Chapter of N.J.S.C.P.A., October, 1998
  • The General Duty Clause, Chapter of Occupational Health Law: 1995 Cumulative Supplement, BNA Books, November, 1997
  • The General Duty Clause, Chapter of Occupational Health Law: 1995 Cumulative Supplement, BNA Books, August, 1995
  • Safety and Health Auditing: Two Steps Forward or One Step Back?, Management Review, Government Institutes, Inc., March, 1992
  • Record-keeping and Reporting Requirements Under OSHA, Environmental Management Review, Government Institutes, Inc., March, 1992

Classes/Seminars

  • “OSHA and Its Increasing Focus on Workplace Violence,” Human Resources Association, March 2016.