Allan Roth

Managing Partner

Allan C. Roth specializes in labor, employment, general education, special education, municipal and civil rights law. Mr. Roth has extensive experience in both the Federal and State Courts at the trial and appellate levels. As a New Jersey Deputy Attorney General, Mr. Roth represented the New Jersey Departments of Education, Corrections and Human Services regarding State teacher matters. While at the State, Mr. Roth had numerous trials in the areas of teacher tenure, wrongful termination, civil rights and public employment issues. In private practice, Mr. Roth was in-house counsel for the West New York Board of Education, an Abbott District, handling all aspects of corporate law, including labor negotiations, contract administration and litigation issues. Mr. Roth is now personnel and special education counsel to the Board. Mr. Roth has also been the Attorney for the Roselle Board of Education, representing the Board in all aspects of school law.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Roth also conducts seminars on employment issues, such as the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace, hiring, firing and discipline within the law, as well as investigating internal sexual harassment complaints, drafting personnel policy manuals, and providing other management advisory services.

Mr. Roth has served as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and Montclair State University.


2004-Present: Roth D’Aquanni, L.L.C.; Roth Horowitz, L.L.C., Managing Member. Engaged in representing solely management in all aspects of labor and employment law, and general civil litigation. Responsible for all phases of litigation at the trial and appellate level. Labor Relations Specialist-City of Linden. Administrative Assistant to the Director of Special Education Services-West New York Board of Education.

1993-2004: Of Counsel to Ruderman & Glickman, P.C.; Scarinci & Hollenbeck: Represented public and private clients in all aspects of labor and employment matters, civil rights and general litigation. Primary attorney for two large school districts and labor counsel for various municipalities, utility authorities and housing authorities. Negotiated contracts and budget appeals on behalf of municipalities and boards of education. Supervised associates in education and civil rights matters.

1990-1993: Deputy Attorney General, Office of New Jersey Attorney General. Represented the State and its employees in employee tenure matters, civil rights, tort, medical malpractice and general litigation in State and Federal Court. Responsible for all phases of litigation. Prepared agency advice and draft regulations for State agencies.


  • Labor and Employment
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Public Entity Defense


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL: J.D. 1990
  • Rutgers College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ: B.A. History-Honors Program/Political Science 1987