Dec 17, 2021

3 affiliated health care companies to pay $425K in patient data breach settlement

The companies – collectively RCCA, all headquartered in Hackensack, but with 30 locations throughout New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland – also agreed to adopt stricter privacy and security measures to safeguard PHI and personal information.

Dec 15, 2021

Gibbons names leaders in top practice area

“These longtime firm Directors possess the deep institutional knowledge necessary to be effective leaders of their practice group, and they are exceptionally equipped to position the firm for even greater things,” said Patrick Dunican, chairman and managing director.

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Dec 15, 2021

Archer & Greiner establishes diversity scholarship at Seton Hall law school

According to the American Bar Association’s 2020 Profile of the Legal Profession, 86% of lawyers are non-Hispanic white people, while only 60% of the nation's population are non-Hispanic white people. And, while 13.4% of the U.S. population is Black, only 5% of all lawyers are Black, a percentage that hasn't changed in 10 years ago.

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Dec 8, 2021

Sellinger confirmed as US Attorney for District of New Jersey

Philip Sellinger is currently co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Florham Park office, a position he's held since 2002 after spending 18 years at Sills Cummis & Gross in Newark.

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Dec 3, 2021

DeCotiis firm expands, will establish second office

The move will enhance its complex litigation, labor and employment, land use, real estate, and banking practices and add a new new area, personal injury law.

Connell Foley has tapped a new managing partner: Tim Corriston.
Dec 2, 2021

Connell Foley elects new firmwide managing partner

Timothy Corriston will focus on key initiatives related to growth, technology, and diversity and inclusion, while continuing to defend clients in state and federal courts as well as in alternative dispute resolution forums.

CSG Law's new ad campaign reflects its updated branding.
Nov 22, 2021

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi rebrands as CSG Law (updated)

Chief Marketing Officer Dawn Afanador's team worked with Fastlane Communications for more than a year to develop a new brand through collaboration and research that included talking to the firm’s nearly 300 employees and interviewing dozens of clients and firm allies.

Nov 19, 2021

NJ court proceedings can remain virtual post-COVID

"Attorneys, parties, and judges have praised the reduced time and cost associated with virtual proceedings for brief and straightforward matters," the state Supreme Court said in a notice to the bar.

Nov 3, 2021

Biden nominates two to US District Court for New Jersey

In his ninth round of judicial picks, President Joe Biden proposed Georgette Castner and Evelyn Padin for the bench.

Nov 2, 2021

Scarinci Hollenbeck’s environmental law group adds member

Monica Schroeck joins the firm from Herold Law PA, where she counseled clients on site remediation, solid waste disposal, air compliance, due diligence and more.

Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak, member, Brach Eichler LLC
Nov 1, 2021

National health care attorney joins Brach Eichler (updated)

Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak has practiced for more than three decades, focusing her on corporate, transactional and compliance matters for physicians and health care institutions.

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Nov 1, 2021

Green bargaining

The right to unionize is baked into the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act as it is in the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act. The law requires each cannabis business licensee to sign a labor peace agreement with a bona fide labor organization, with parties entering into an agreement that the employer will not oppose uni[...]