Trevor A. Prince Jr. Associate




Trevor Prince focuses his practice on employment law and defending negligence-based claims in the real estate, construction, transportation, manufacturing and other industries. He actively litigates cases in state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Trevor worked as in-house counsel at an entertainment production company, advocating and negotiating on his employer’s behalf while assessing and defending against possible copyright infringement and contract claims.

While in law school, Trevor completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Donna M. Mills, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil. In addition, he interned at the Securities Arbitration Clinic, where he represented individual small investors who lodged complaints against their brokers through arbitration divisions of securities industry self-regulatory organizations (SROs), such as the Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Areas of Focus

Employment & Labor
Trevor’s employment law practice focuses on representing employers in all areas of employment law, including race, national origin, age, gender, pregnancy and disability discrimination, retaliation, labor relations, ERISA benefits, wage-and-hour claims, federal and state whistleblower protection, Family and Medical Leave Act, Equal Pay Act, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other types of employment-based disputes.

Trevor also counsels management on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, from hire to separation, including employment applications non-compete agreements, restrictive covenants, drug and alcohol testing, employee handbooks, collective bargaining agreements, personnel policies, workplace investigations, discipline, employment terminations and separation agreements.

Complex Tort
With respect to complex tort matters, Trevor focuses his practice in the areas of premises liability, construction liability and labor law matters, frequently representing property owners, franchises, commercial tenants, construction management firms and general contractors. He handles all aspects of cases from inception through resolution by settlement, dispositive motion, mediation and/or arbitration and support of partners at trial.

Trucking, Transportation, Auto & Cargo
Trevor defends national long-haul and local trucking companies and bus companies in catastrophic personal injury, uninsured motorist, no-fault and PIP subrogation cases. With an understanding of the unique issues facing companies that transport cargo and people, first- and third-party liability, indemnification issues, subrogation issues, and the interplay of legislation surrounding vehicle operation and ownership responsibility, Trevor has experience with a range of surface transportation matters, including bodily injury, employment, premises liability, contractual, property damage and product liability matters.