Mr. Atkins joined the firm of Hoffman DiMuzio in February 2010. Mr. Atkins’ practice covers a wide variety of employment-related matters before New Jersey State and Federal courts and administrative agencies, with a focus on discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, family leave and whistleblowing claims. Mr. Atkins also regularly represents the interests of employees in unemployment appeals and disciplinary hearings. In addition, Mr. Atkins guides his corporate clients through the process of developing and implementing employment contracts, separation agreements, policies, and handbooks.
Mr. Atkins also concentrates his practice in the area of landlord-tenant law, representing both individuals and businesses with a focus on obtaining cost-effective solutions for his clients.
Finally, Mr. Atkins represents school-aged children and their families in special education matters and disputes related to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act.
In 2015, Mr. Atkins was selected by Martindale Hubbell® to receive the Client Distinction Award, signifying that Mr. Atkins’ clients rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
Mr. Atkins graduated from Rowan University, magna cum laude, with a B.S. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, in 2003. In 2006, he earned his Juris Doctor from the Syracuse University College of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of the Law Review. After graduation from law school, Mr. Atkins served a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Richard S. Hoffman, J.A.D., in the Salem County Superior Court. Thereafter, Mr. Atkins became an Assistant Prosecutor with the Salem County Prosecutor’s Office until joining the firm.
Mr. Atkins is a native of Gloucester County where he resides with his wife and children.