Firm Bios

Primitivo J. Cruz

Primitivo J. Cruz
Primitivo J. Cruz
Esquire

Primitivo J. Cruz

Esquire

Mr. Cruz advises clients on employment, administrative/regulatory, and complex litigation matters. He focuses his practice on employment-related matters, including counseling and litigation of issues involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, contractual breaches, and claims involving restrictive covenants and employee recruitment practices.

Prior to joining Malamut & Associates, Mr. Cruz was a shareholder at a large firm in South Jersey. He also practiced labor and employment law with an international law firm in Princeton, New Jersey. Before entering the labor and employment arena, he was an associate in the commercial litigation practice of another mid-Atlantic law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he represented clients in complex commercial litigation, involving issues such as unfair competition,trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and prosecution of civil fraud claims for embezzlement by licensed professionals and employees.

During law school, Mr. Cruz was selected as a Graduate Fellow of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics where worked with the Secretary’s Representative for the Northeast Region at the U.S. Department of Labor. Primo also served as the editor-in-chief for the Rutgers Law Journal (now known as the Rutgers University Law Review).