NJBIZ panel focuses on women in the workplace
Executives explored topics including impact inclusion (diversity and gender equality), hiring and retention efforts, how the pandemic’s shift to remote work has affected recruitment and the importance of supporting each other.
Avoiding the ‘b’ word: How to make deals work amid challenging conditions
As the end of 2022 approaches, market conditions are significantly different than they were a year ago. And while that may only stoke the urgency for some to wrap up deals, others are asking about their options.
Real estate law practices expanding around NJ
In addition to Red Bank-based Spiro Harrison's announced changes, here are some other recent developments in real estate law around the state.
Seton Hall Law Dean Boozang to exit post, interim leader named
After nearly seven years, Kathleen Boozang will step down Jan. 1, 2023. Until then, she'll work on the transition with interim leader, John Kip Cornwell.
NJ courts names diversity, inclusion & community engagement program officer
Lisa Burke takes on the position following Yolande Marlow's retirement after more than 30 years with the judiciary.
Vonage agrees to pay $100M to settle FTC lawsuit
The "record-breaking" agreement resolves claims that allege the Holmdel-based cloud communications company failed to give customers an easy way to cancel their internet-based telephone services and charged them excessive fees.
Spiro Harrison adds two partners, changes name
Following the addition of redevelopment attorneys Brian Nelson and Kira Dabby to its Red Bank office, the boutique law firm announced a new moniker, Spiro Harrison & Nelson LLC.
NJ courts to resume more in-person proceedings
The order from Chief Justice Stuart Rabner follows an earlier update that went into effect in September that no longer required social distancing and masks for jury cases in courtrooms.
State takes Big Oil to court over climate change
High-ranking state officials gathered recently to announce a new state lawsuit against major gas and oil companies – an attempt to drive home the impacts of climate change being felt in the Garden State.
Law firm helps clients transition to sustainability
Launched by Offit Kurman in East Hanover, the new environmental and sustainable practice group is working to help its clients navigate complex environmental matters, as well as advance innovative solutions that boost their overall resiliency.
Senate confirms two Supreme Court justices
The votes on Rachel Wainer Apter and Douglas Fasciale come after a long delay amid political maneuvering, which left the bench with multiple vacancies. Monday’s vote cuts that number down to just one.
Chicago company to acquire Porzio Life Sciences
The target is a software provider for the life sciences industry that has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Morristown-based law firm Porzio, Bromberg & Newman since 2004.