Edward J. Herban


Edward J. Herban, Counsel of Sattiraju & Tharney, LLP, has over two decades of experience litigating employment matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States.


Edward has litigated a broad spectrum of employment laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII, NJ Law Against Discrimination, Conscientious Employee Protection Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, New Jersey Wage and Hour Law, and New Jersey Wage Payment Law. He has represented Fortune 500 companies, public entities, privately held companies, individual defendants, as well as individuals suing their employers.

Prior to joining Sattiraju & Tharney, LLP, Edward served clients at his own firm, Edward J. Herban, Esq., for over a decade. Prior to that, Edward served as Assistant General Counsel and Vice President for UBS Financial Services, Inc., Employment Law & Related Litigation, serving its retail client workforce of approximately 16,000 employees throughout the United States. He has handled employment law matters in nearly all of the 50 states including Alaska and Hawaii. During his service at UBS, he also served as the Human Resources Business Partner to the Operations and Services Division, informally serving as counsel to the US Head of Operations. In this capacity, and in private practice, he has counseled all levels of management and human resources professionals on employment law issues.

Edward has frequently lectured on various employment law topics for various audiences including clients, attorneys, and bar associations. With regard to New Jersey’s employment laws, Edward helped craft amendments to New Jersey’s Wage and Hour Laws and has also testified before the New Jersey State Senate on employment-related issues.

Mr. Herban received his B.A. from Rutgers College in 1992, his Master of Arts as a Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics in 1993, and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law at Newark in 1998.

Mr. Herban is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.