Over the past twenty years, DanaLynn Colao has developed a practice that focuses on employment and labor issues, contract matters, higher education, school law and professional liability. She counsels clients on a wide array of issues that arise in the workplace including new hires, medical leaves of absence, wage and hour claims, employment agreements, discrimination and harassment grievances, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, termination decisions as well as separation agreements. DanaLynn routinely prepares and updates employee handbooks and policies, and provides training to clients on various topics, including appropriate conduct in the workplace, harassment, discrimination, family leave and effective communication and management of employees. She also has extensive experience conducting comprehensive investigations of a variety of matters for public and private clients, including inappropriate conduct in the workplace, ethical violations, conflicts of interest, policy violations and bullying.
DanaLynn provides her clients with guidance on the controlling legal principals while simultaneously providing practical advice to resolve complex situations in an expedited fashion. Her dedication and personal regard for her client’s business objectives has contributed to her success and her clients’ confidence in her advice.
She represents her clients in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and before administrative tribunals, and has extensive experience providing counselling and litigation support in a variety of industries.
DanaLynn T. Colao
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American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association; Higher Education Committee, Co-Vice Chair
National Association of College and University Attorneys
New Jersey Federal Bar Association
Morris County Chamber of Commerce
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Saiber Earns Key Victory on Behalf of Higher Education Client
September 9, 2022
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August 18, 2022
Super Lawyers Recognizes 24 Saiber Attorneys in 2022 Edition
March 17, 2022
Best Lawyers Recognizes 25 Saiber Attorneys in 2022 Edition
August 19, 2021
DanaLynn Colao Appointed as Co-Vice Chair of the NJSBA’s Higher Education Committee
May 7, 2021
Super Lawyers Recognizes 27 Saiber Attorneys in 2021 Edition
March 23, 2021
DanaLynn Colao Participates in Podcast on How to Conduct Internal Investigations
February 8, 2021
Best Lawyers Recognizes 34 Saiber Attorneys in 2021 Edition
August 20, 2020
Super Lawyers Recognizes 30 Saiber Attorneys in 2020 Edition
March 13, 2020
Super Lawyers Recognizes 34 Saiber Attorneys in 2019 Edition
March 12, 2019
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March 18, 2018