Ms. Ruggerio focuses her practice on representing employers and public entities in labor and employment law policy, procedural, and litigation matters. She counsels clients on personnel policies and procedures including those associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). She appears before the judiciary as well as State and Federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC and the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights.

Prior to joining Capehart Scatchard, Ms. Ruggerio was a law clerk to the Honorable James J. Ferrelli, J.S.C., New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division. She also served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division; and to the Honorable Sue L. Robinson, United States District Court for District of Delaware.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

District of New Jersey

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Villanova, PA. Juris Doctorate. (Executive Board for Villanova Law’s Moot Court Board (2017-2018); Dean’s Merit Scholar; Intellectual Property Student Scholar. Dorothy Day Pro Bono Service Award; 2018 PA Bar Assoc. Intellectual Property Section Writing Competition, Second Place, Devil’s Advocate: Representation of Disfavored Plaintiffs in District Court Patent Proceedings.)

Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Bachelor of Science. (Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society), Order of Omega (Greek-Affiliated Student Honor Society), Marquis Scholar Honor Program, Dean’s List)

Professional Associations & Memberships

Burlington County Bar Association

Camden County Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association