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Lerner David moves headquarters to Cranford

Lerner David, a leading, global intellectual property boutique law firm announced that it has executed a lease for the relocation of its headquarters to 20 Commerce Drive in Cranford. Represented by Newmark Knight Frank, Lerner David is moving its headquarters from Westfield, where the firm had been for nearly its entire 50-year history. Lerner David ...

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Arnold & Porter opens Newark office

International law firm Arnold & Porter launched its Newark office Tuesday, led by former federal prosecutor Paul Fishman. The former United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey is joined by litigator John Fietkiewicz, who served with Fishman as Counsel to the U.S. Attorney. Fishman and Fietkiewicz joined Arnold & Porter’s New York office ...

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Seaside Park handed legal victory to block dock

The New Jersey Appellate Division on Tuesday handed Seaside Park a victory over a disputed 10-foot-wide strip of riparian land, allowing the borough to block a proposed dock at the site. The court ruled that Seaside Park owns the disputed land in Barnegat Bay and therefore can block construction of a proposed dock at the ...

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Webb joins Hill Wallack as partner

Albertina “Abby” Webb has joined Hill Wallack LLP’s Red Bank office as partner. Webb has concentrated her 15-year career on family law issues, including divorce, custody, preparation and enforcement of prenuptial agreements, pre- and post-judgment issues and domestic violence matters. She also focuses on general litigation. Webb, who is also licensed to practice in New York, ...

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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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