Galit Kierkut

Galit Kierkut


Galit Kierkut is a Member of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Ms. Kierkut practices in the areas of employment discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, restrictive covenant and trade secret counseling and litigation. She represents national and international employers in their U.S. operations in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, financial, food service, retail and health care industries. She trains and counsels employers in all employment compliance areas and is a frequent speaker on these topics.

Ms. Kierkut has been honored by the Executive Women of New Jersey at their Salute to the Policy Makers Gala and has received an award for Professionalism from the State Bar Association of New Jersey in conjunction with New Jersey Women Lawyers Association. Ms. Kierkut is a past President of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and serves on the Executive Committee of the Employment Section of the State Bar of New Jersey. She has been recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers as one of the “The Top 100 Super Lawyers” in New Jersey. Ms. Kierkut has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA under New Jersey Labor & Employment and The Best Lawyers in America under Litigation – Labor & Employment.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2001
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1996



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Rankings & Recognition

Chambers USA®* 2012-2017, New Jersey Labor & Employment
The Best Lawyers in America®* 2013-2018, Litigation - Labor & Employment; Commercial Litigation 
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2013-2017, Employment & Labor
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* “The Top 50 Women Super Lawyers” 2014-2017
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* “The Top 100 Super Lawyers” 2015-2017
NJBIZ®* Best 50 Women in Business 2017
Honoree, Executive Women of New Jersey "Salute to the Policy Makers" Awards 2016
Professional Lawyers of the Year Award 2011, presented by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* "Rising Stars” 2009, Employment & Labor and Business Litigation 
Martindale-Hubbell®* AV rating

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Executive Board, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
— Past President
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
— Member, Executive Board, Labor & Employment Law Section
— Co-Chair, Employment Trial Practices Subcommittee, Labor & Employment Law Section
— Member, Privacy Law Committee
— Member, Women in the Profession Section
Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
— Member, Annual Meeting Committee
Member, Essex County Bar Association
— Past Chair, Task Force on Women in the Profession
Past Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Fee Arbitration Committee
Member of the Board of Directors, University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club, Metro New Jersey
Editor, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly 
Steering Committee Member, ALFA International’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and Women’s Initiative Practice Group