Apruzzese, McDermott, Mastro & Murphy, P.C.

25 Independence Blvd., Third Floor, Warren, N.J. 07059
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Catherine A. Morris

Catherine Morris focuses her practice in the areas of employment and municipal law. Prior to joining the firm, Catherine completed a judicial clerkship with The Honorable Catherine I. Enright, J.A.D., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers Law School in Newark, where she was honored as a member of the Order of the Coif. She served as an Editor of the Rutgers Law Review and participated in the Voter Assistance Project. Catherine interned for The Honorable Walter F. Timpone, Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. She also interned for The Honorable Joseph R. Rosa, Jr., J.S.C. and the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General in its Consumer Fraud Prosecution Section.

Prior to entering law school, Catherine was the managing paralegal for a private law firm.


  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D.
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

Honors and Recognitions

  • Rutgers School of Law – Order of the Coif; Dean’s List; Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey – Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in Political Science; Dean’s List; Pi Sigma Alpha, President


  • The Supreme Court’s Unraveling of the FLSA’s Salary-Basis Test in Helix v. Hewitt, New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Quarterly (May 2023)
  • Dealing with the Elephant in the Robe: How to Limit the Rising Role of Political Affiliation in the Judiciary Using the First Amendment, 73 Rutgers U.L. Rev. 751 (2021)

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of Court
  • Somerset County Bar Association
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