Ashley E. Malandre
Ms. Malandre is an Associate with the firm and concentrates her practice in labor and employment, civil rights, and education law. Ms. Malandre has experience in the representation of both public and private sector clients in federal, state, and administrative proceedings. Prior to joining Methfessel & Werbel, Ms. Malandre was extensively involved in the representation of management in all aspects of labor and employment law and municipal law. Ms. Malandre has represented public entities in matters involving Civil Rights, the Law Against Discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, hostile work environment, harassment, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and premise liability. Ms. Malandre has also served as Alternate Prosecutor for various municipalities in Monmouth County.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Malandre served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Dennis R. O’Brien, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth Vicinage. Ms. Malandre was responsible for the management of Judge O’Brien’s motion calendar, researching various legal topics, and recommending dispositions of pending motions. Additionally, she was certified as a civil mediator and assisted parties in the settlement of landlord/tenant and small claims disputes.
Ms. Malandre is a member of Methfessel & Werbel’s Civil Rights Defense Group managed by Eric Harrison. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of employment law, education law, public entity law, discrimination law, and civil rights.