Michael A. Botti

Michael A. Botti

Associate, Employment & Labor Law

Mr. Botti most recently completed a clerkship for the Honorable James R. Paganelli, J.S.C., Essex Vicinage, Chancery Division, General Equity Part, where he was responsible for preparing motion write-ups and conducting legal research. Before his clerkship, he was a law clerk at Gibbons, where he prepared presentations on various legal issues regarding New Jersey employment law and drafted memos on case law and legal research.

Mr. Botti focuses his practice in the area of employment and labor law. He works on a range of employment issues, concentrating on both employment litigation and counseling matters.



Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.)

  • McLaughlin Advanced Trial Advocacy Workshop, Inaugural Class Member
  • Seton Hall Legislative Journal

University of Maryland (B.A.)

  • Dean’s List
  • Scholars Program Certificate

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial Clerk to the Honorable James R. Paganelli, Essex Vicinage, Chancery Division, General Equity Part, Newark, NJ, August 2020 – August 2021

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Madeline Cox-Arleo, United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, June 2018 – August 2018

Civic/Charitable Activities

American Cancer Society
Volunteer, November 2011 – 2018

Legal Employment

Law Clerk, Gibbons P.C., Employment & Labor Law Group