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Levinson Axelrod names Pietrowski partner

New Jersey personal injury law firm Levinson Axelrod PA has named Attorney Matthew Pietrowski as its newest Partner. Once a law clerk with Levinson Axelrod, Matt enrolled in Seton Hall University School of Law while still working as an insurance claims adjuster, eventually graduated, passed the New Jersey State Bar, and began his career as ...

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An Essex County comeback (access required)

The news that Newark made the short list of locations being considered for Amazon HQ2, the ambitious second headquarters for the giant online retailer, suggested that the city could compete with the best when it comes to attracting businesses and residents. But the status of Newark — Essex County’s largest city and the county seat ...

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Bressler, Amery & Ross names co-chairs for Business and Commercial Litigation

Diana Manning and Michael Hensley will serve as co-chairs of Bressler, Amery & Ross PC’s Business and Commercial Litigation practice, the firm announced Thursday. The national practice includes more than 40 attorneys and paralegals across Bressler’s six offices. Both Manning and Hensley are based in Bressler’s Florham Park office, with the latter attorney also operating ...

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McCarter & English pro-bono director promoted to partner

Michelle Movahed has been promoted from special counsel to partner at McCarter & English’s Newark office. Movahed is the firm’s pro-bono director. “In her capacity as director, Michelle has transformed the firm’s pro bono efforts, expanding our opportunities to engage in varied and meaningful service to communities and individuals in need, and working tirelessly to ...

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NJ, PA win injunction blocking rules that would deny women no-cost contraception

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Monday that New Jersey and Pennsylvania won a nationwide preliminary injunction in their joint lawsuit to block the rollback of federal rules that protect women’s health by promoting the availability of no-cost contraceptive coverage. In Philadelphia, Federal court Judge Wendy Beetlestone issued a nationwide injunction on Monday preventing the Trump ...

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Fiat Chrysler and Robert Bosch to pay NJ $5.3 million

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and engineering firm Robert Bosch will pay New Jersey approximately $5.3 million as part of multi-state settlements alleging that both companies violated consumer and environmental protection laws, according to Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. The settlement with Fiat Chrysler resolves allegations that the carmaker equipped two model year 2014 to 2016 Fiat Chrysler ...

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Carlton Fields opens NJ location with 5 Bressler attorneys

National firm Carlton Fields has opened its first New Jersey office in Short Hills. The office launched with five commercial and insurance litigators, joining from Florham Park firm Bressler, Amery & Ross P.C. Robert Novack and Michael Margulies join as shareholders. Charles Stotter joins as of counsel and Christina Gallo and J. Emma Mintz join ...

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License of doctor who authorized medical marijuana for thousands temporarily suspended

The license of a gynecologist who created a multimillion dollar enterprise by indiscriminately authorizing medical marijuana use for thousands of patients has been temporarily suspended by the State Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Anthony Anzalone, who was one of the first doctors to register for the New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Program in 2012, has reportedly ...

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Clark Hill welcomes new banking services member

Mark Kossow has joined Clark Hill law firm in Princeton as a member in the firm’s banking and financial services group. He joins the firm from Archer in Haddonfield, where he had been a partner in the employee benefit, executive compensation, ERISA and tax practices groups since 2015. Kossow focuses his practice on employee stock ...

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Two new partners named at Hoagland Longo

New Brunswick-based Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas has promoted two attorneys to partner. Kenneth Cesta joined Hoagland Longo in September 2017 after nearly four years as partner at Bressler, Amery & Ross PC in Florham Park. He is partner in the firm’s commercial litigation and employment groups. He has amassed nearly two decades of ...

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