Hop T. Wechsler

Hop T. Wechsler

Associate
Location:
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Phone:
856-291-0591
Fax:
856-778-6056
Email:
Hop T. Wechsler is an associate at Selikoff & Cohen.  He previously worked in Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publishing for 18 years, both in copyright permissions and as a journal publisher.  Hop received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1995 from University of Pennsylvania; an Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal Studies in 2011 from Community College of Philadelphia, where he won the 2011 Paralegal Achievement Award; and a Juris Doctor degree in 2016 from Rutgers University, where he won an ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law.  He has also worked as a paralegal for an immigration law firm and as a research assistant for a law professor at Rutgers, focusing on public policy options for ensuring economic human rights, specifically the right to employment.  He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 2017.  Hop is a member of both the New Jersey State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section and the Labor & Employment Committee of the National Lawyers Guild.  He also serves on the Editorial Board of the NJSBA’s New Jersey Labor & Employment Law Quarterly.

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law, 2016
    • Honors: Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholar, 2011
    • Honors: Dean’s Scholar, Fall 2013
    • Honors: Dean’s List, Fall 2014
    • Honors: Dean’s List, Spring 2016
    • Honors: Peggy Browning Fund Workers’ Rights Conference attendee, 2014
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Major: English
  • Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • 2011 Paralegal Achievement Award - 2011
    • Honors: Paralegal Achievement Award
    • Major: Paralegal Studies