Verne Pedro, partner, Fullerton Beck.
Aug 19, 2021

Fullerton Beck promotes Pedro to partner

Verne Pedro joined the firm in 2020 to establish and manage its Red Bank office. His legal practice has focused on handling significant first- and third-party insurance coverage issues and helping clients make informed decisions about their insurance assets, policies and risk transfer strategies.

Aug 18, 2021

State nursing, massage therapy boards issue actions in alleged sexual misconduct cases

The State Board of Nursing permanently revoked the RN and LPN licenses of Frank Dellbeni of Plainfield, and the New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy temporarily suspended the license of massage therapist Jhon Cabrera of Paterson.

Aug 16, 2021

Wilton tapped as NJ Transit general counsel

Effective mid-September, Brian Wilton​, who has been director of the Governor’s Authorities Unit since September 2018, will serve in the newly created position that was recommended as a high priority by the 2018 North Highland Audit.

Aug 10, 2021

NJ Supreme Court says Smith & Wesson must respond to state’s subpoena

The court order is part of an ongoing investigation into potential Consumer Fraud Act violations related to the firearms manufacturer's advertising, marketing and promotion of its products to New Jersey residents.

Anthony Gruppuso, partner, Brown Moskowitz & Kallen PC.
Aug 9, 2021

Gruppuso joins Brown Moskowitz & Kallen litigation team

Anthony Gruppuso joins the Summit office as partner where he will focus his practice on dispute resolution and litigation for clients including professional services firms, trustees, medical practices, limited liability company members, manufacturers and distributors, and high net worth individuals.

COVID-19 vaccine.
Aug 9, 2021

No shot?

Vaccine mandates have proven to be one of the most politically and culturally polarizing topics. Perhaps not surprisingly, then, when NJBIZ reached out to 55 companies about their policies, including some of the state’s largest employers, eight declined to comment and 32 simply did not respond.

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Aug 6, 2021

NJ judges, court staff now required to get COVID shot

The announcement makes the State Judiciary, which handles the network of county and appeals courts, and the state Supreme Court, the largest government agency in New Jersey to mandate the inoculation for its workers.

Aug 4, 2021

Sills Cummis brings on two members

Joining the firm's Newark office are Keith Hemming in the litigation department, who will also chair the construction and energy law practice; and Frank Vitolo, who will be a part of the real estate department and will co-chair the statewide land use practice.

Attorney, lawyer or law professional's desk with law books, scales of justice and a globe.
Aug 4, 2021

McCarter & English expands DC government affairs practice

With 15-plus years of experience, including partnering with public officials and the labor and business communities on various issues at the federal and state levels, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross's former chief of staff Michael Maitland will join the Newark firm's outpost in an advisory role.

John Maldjian; co-chair, Intellectual Property Practice; Stevens & Lee
Aug 3, 2021

Maldjian Law Group joins Stevens & Lee

John Maldjian brings a team of patent and intellectual property professionals to the firm's IP practice.

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Jul 27, 2021

OAG: Ocean County real estate improvement company indicted for insurance fraud

The owner of the Ocean County business was charged in connection with an alleged scheme to provide false payroll information to obtain lower premiums on workers’ compensation coverage, Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck announced July 26.

Jul 22, 2021

Bressler, Amery & Ross names executive, HR directors

Shannon Epstein and Adria DePasquale will be located in the firm’s Florham Park office.