Albert G. Kroll, .Esq

AKroll@krollfirm.com
Tel: (732) 491-2100
Fax: (732) 491-2120

Founding & Managing Partner

Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment Law
  • ERISA
  • Securities Litigation
  • Commercial & General Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Monitoring of Taft-Hartley Funds

Albert G. Kroll is the Founder and Managing Partner of Kroll Heineman Carton, LLC. Mr. Kroll has extensive experience in representing labor and employee benefit clients in the building construction trades, transportation service and health care industries. He serves as General Counsel to the New Jersey State AFL-CIO. He has gained national attention as an attorney in areas including project labor agreements and mergers of labor organizations and employee benefit plans. Mr. Kroll served as an attorney at the National Labor Relations Board from 1974 until 1978 during which time he was twice awarded Region 22′s Sustained Superior Performance Award. He is rated “AV” by Martindale- Hubbell, the leader in professional excellence and ethics, and has been selected repeatedly as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” by his peers.

Recognizing the depth of his experience Mr. Kroll was appointed to serve as Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor. He served from January 2002 to June 2004. During his tenure, Commissioner Kroll supervised 4,000 government employees and was responsible for administering unemployment insurance benefits, disability insurance benefits, workers’ compensation benefits, job training, work incentives, occupational health and safety, vocational rehabilitation, and state labor laws. During his tenure, over 260 contractors were debarred from bidding on public construction jobs, over twenty-five million dollars were recovered for workers and over fourteen million dollars in penalties and fines were paid to the NJDOL for wage violations. Also, during Mr. Kroll’s tenure,New Jersey became the only state to enact legislation authorizing project labor agreements. In December of 2005, Governor-Elect John Corzine selected him to serve as Chairperson of the Labor and Workforce Development Transition Team.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Awards and Distinctions

  • AV rating by Martindale- Hubbell
  • New Jersey “Super Lawyer” Designation
  • New Jersey State AFL-CIO, Legislative Award
  • Building Contractors Association of New Jersey, Construction Man of the Year
  • New Jersey State Trooper Non-Commissioned Officers Association, Recognition Award
  • New Jersey Professional Firefighters Association, Humanitarian Award
  • ACCESS New Jersey, Chairperson’s Award
  • Jewish Vocational Service of Metrowest, Distinguished Service Award
  • United for Quality Care, Distinguished Service Award
  • Essex – West Hudson Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Award of Merit

Presentations

  • Lectured frequently before the New Jersey Labor Law Section and the International Foundation of Employee Benefits.

Professional Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Co-Chairperson of the Legislative Committee
    • Executive Coordinator for the Committee of Arbitration and Collective Bargaining
    • Co-Chairperson for the Committee on Practice and Procedure before the National Labor Relations Board
  • The New Jersey Essential Health Service Commission, Public Member

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1974
  • LaSalle University, B.S., 1971

TV Appearances

New Jersey Now December 10, 2012 : http://www.njtvonline.org/njtoday/video/former-labor-commish-says-jobs-report-could-have-been-much-worse/