Westfield, NJ Employment Law Attorney, Fred Shahrooz Scampato


Until further notice, due to office closures/remote work and other protocols enacted to address the spread of COVID-19, all pleadings, notices, correspondence and other documents from our firm will be served only via efile or email.  Please advise us immediately if you object.  Similarly,  we request that all documents, except those that must contain original and genuine signatures, be served via email directed to the handling attorney and not via regular mail or FedEx to our offices. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this request, please contact me by email.  Thanks.


Sole owner of a general practice litigation firm with an emphasis in employment and labor litigation and additional specialization in drafting, negotiating, and litigation of contracts. My responsibilities include drafting all papers and attending all court appearances for civil and criminal matters in various stages of litigation.

Specialties: My law practice primarily focuses on employment law litigation. This includes litigating or settling hundreds of discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases under State and Federal law; bringing actions against employers for violations of employee handbooks or company policies and negotiating significant increases in money and/or benefits in severance negotiations for hundreds of employees.

Employment Attorney serving Morris, Essex, Hudson, Warren, Sussex, Passaic, Union, Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer and Monmouth Counties

Employment Attorney serving Morris, Essex, Hudson, Warren, Sussex, Passaic, Union, Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer and Monmouth Counties

Dedicated to providing premier services, the Law Office of Fred Shahrooz Scampato strives to achieve desired results with value-added service in a timely, cost efficient manner. By anticipating the service needs of its growing list of clients, the Law Office of Fred Shahrooz Scampato distinguishes itself from other law firms and provides clients with personalized service and a higher level of accessibility. Fred Shahrooz Scampato is a seasoned attorney with over twenty-three years of litigation experience. Fred is a graduate of Drew University where he obtained a B.A. and a M.A. in political science and international relations. He attended the University of Illinois, College of Law, which has been consistently ranked as among the top 10% of law schools in America. He has been practicing law since 1991. He is currently involved in numerous civil litigation including several complex employment law cases against governmental agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Fred is the author of several law articles on criminal law and employment discrimination in the work place. He also is an active lecturer on a variety of legal topics including civil rights law, employment law, interaction with law enforcement and auto insurance reform. He lectures at schools, businesses and non-profit organizations.

Fred Shahrooz Scampato’s experience as a trial attorney includes the preparation and appearance of civil jury and bench trials from beginning to end. He has experience in all legal forums in the State of New Jersey, including, Federal, Superior Court, Law Division, Superior Court, Chancery Division, Superior Court, Criminal Division, Administrative Courts and literally hundreds of municipal courts throughout the state. In addition to trials, Fred is a seasoned professional who is capable of providing diligent representation in many types of court proceedings, including depositions, proof hearings, settlement conferences, orders to show cause and motion practice. He has personally litigated over twenty-five trials to verdict and negotiated over one thousand settlements. He has also successfully litigated appeals and is cited in three published opinions.

We have a full service firm, which stresses the importance of excellent communication with our clients. Phone calls, voice mails, e-mails, faxes or correspondence from clients are usually responded to within twenty-four hours of receipt. Serving the following counties: Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Union, Essex, Morris, Bergan, Passaic, Hudson and Sussex.

Contact Fred: scampato@aol.com and scampato@njlaborlaw.com