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McCarter tax guru sworn in as state bar president

Tax may be her specialty, but when Susan A. Feeney is sworn in Thursday as the 113th president of the New Jersey State Bar Association, service to the disadvantaged will take the top spot on her ledger. Feeney, a partner in McCarter & English‘s tax and benefits practice, says the three primary goals of her ...

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McElroy Deutsch announces acquisition of Warren law firm

The Morristown law firm of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP will add 13 lawyers to its company following its acquisition of Kalison, McBride, Jackson & Robertson P.C., according to Ed Deutsch, managing partner for McElroy Deutsch. According to Deutsch, the transaction, announced Thursday, will enable the company to expand its health care practice, and ...

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Letters to the editor

Applause for American DreamThis is welcome news to anyone who was concerned that we would miss this golden opportunity to showcase all the unique features of the Meadowlands and the Liberty region of the George Washington Bridge to the Statue of Liberty (“Triple Five: Starting with Super Bowl, American Dream will be ‘major tourism destination,'” ...

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Employers, unions divide on overtime

Employers and management-side labor lawyers are praising a proposed rule change for overtime pay while labor unions are questioning the measure. For seven years, New Jersey employers have had to apply a higher standard than the federal government and most other states in determining whether employees are entitled to overtime pay. Under a rule change ...

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Pharma companies lead the most-sued list in N.J.

A litigation news and data company released Thursday the top 10 most-sued companies in New Jersey. According to Law360‘s database, Johnson & Johnson led the way in the Garden State, with the pharma giant being named defendant in the most cases, 63, active in 2011 in New Jersey’s U.S. Federal District Court. J&J was followed ...

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Ambulatory surgery centers assess economic impact

New Jersey’s ambulatory surgery centers have commissioned their first-ever economic impact study, which found the state’s 230 ASCs contributed $2.6 billion to the state’s economy, paid $60.3 million in taxes and employed more than 6,000 people in 2009. The study, performed for the New Jersey Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers by Oxford Outcomes, of Morristown, ...

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