Attorney Profiles

Gregg L. ZeffGregg L. Zeff began practicing in 1988, protecting the rights of prisoners and victims of police misconduct.

Mr. Zeff’s practice then turned toward protecting the rights of police, firefighters, correctional officers and other civil servants who were victims of wrongful employment practices including racial discrimination, sexual discrimination and ethics monitoring (whistle blowing) activities.

In addition to public safety officials and civil servants, Mr. Zeff represented and continues to represent employees in all aspects of education including provosts, deans, professors, principals, teachers, students and custodians; as well as union members and executives.

Mr. Zeff is the sole shareholder of the Zeff Law Firm, LLC.  He graduated from Delaware Law School of Widener University and earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Minnesota.


University of Minnesota, B.A.
Delaware Law School of Widener University, J.D.

Licenses to Practice:

New Jersey
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
New Jersey District Court
Third Circuit Court of Appeals 

Professional Affiliations:

American Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
American Association for Justice
NJAJ-New Jersey Association for Justice
AAJ Civil Rights Division Executive Board Member
National Employment Lawyers Association-New Jersey
US Court Eastern District of PA Prisoner’s Rights Panel Member
US Court Eastern District of PA Employment Panel
NAACP Social Justice Law Project – President
Independence Business Alliance
Lambda Legal
Center City Proprietors Association

Cases of Note:

Klemash v. Monroe Tp., 2010 WL 455263 (D.N.J. 2010)
Pelzer v. City of Philadelphia, 656 F. Supp.2d 517 (E.D. Pa. 2009)
Hendrix v. City of Trenton, 2009 WL 5205996 (D.N.J. 2009)
Hailey v. City of Camden, 631 F. Supp.2d 528 (D.N.J. 2009)
McKinnie v. Conley, 72 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1 (E.D. Pa 2006)
Gentner v. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, 1999 WL 993999 (E.D. Pa. 1999)  





Employment Discrimination
Sexual Harassment
Whistleblower and CEPA
Family and Medical Leave Act
National Labor Relations Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Civil Rights
Disability Discrimination
Age Discrimination