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.