Essex County Courthouse
Sep 18, 2020

NJ courts set to resume jury trials (updated)

After a six-month suspension due to COVID-19, juror selection will be conducted using a hybrid approach, with the first effort scheduled to begin in Bergen County.

Matthew Platkin
Sep 16, 2020

Murphy chief counsel to leave post for Lowenstein Sandler

Matt Platkin, who serves as the chief counsel for Gov. Phil Murphy’s office, will leave his post next month for a position at the law firm Lowenstein Sandler LLP.

Retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Walter Timpone joins Calcagni & Kanefsky as senior counsel.
Sep 15, 2020

Retired NJ Supreme Court justice Timpone joins Calcagni & Kanefsky

“Having had the privilege of serving on the Supreme Court was the highlight of my legal career,” Walter Timpone said. “However, it’s not my last chapter.”

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Sep 14, 2020

Bertone Piccini launches family law group, hires 3 of counsel

Since its founding in 2010 by Grace Bertone and Jeremy Piccini, Bertone Piccini has expanded to include 13 attorneys covering areas including commercial real estate, corporate and business transactions, litigation, employment, estate planning, family law and more.

Angela Mastrangelo, counsel, Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP.
Sep 13, 2020

Bankruptcy lawyer Mastrangelo joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Angela Mastrangelo comes to the firm after a 16-year stretch at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP.

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Sep 8, 2020

Lowenstein Sandler adds Weisenberg as senior counsel

Brent Weisenberg joins the firm's bankruptcy, financial reorganization and creditors’ rights department.

David Tsin; counsel, Corporate Transactions and Financial Services; Brach Eichler LLC.
Sep 3, 2020

Brach Eichler promotes Tsin to counsel

David Tsin advises and represents large and small business clients as part of the firm's corporate transactions and financial services practice.

James Alexander Lewis V, partner, Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo PC as a partner.
Sep 2, 2020

Lewis joins Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo as partner

James Alexander Lewis V makes his return to the firm after being first recruited in September 2011 following 11 months as a law clerk at Ocean County Superior Court.

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Aug 31, 2020

Kavesh joins Kiernan Trebach as partner

Joseph Kavesh has joined defense firm Kiernan Trebach LLP in Parsippany as partner, effective Aug. 24. The lifelong Jersey resident joins the firm from Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP, where he practiced for more than six years out of its New York City office. Kavesh defends clients in matters related to premises liability, construction law, […]

Aug 31, 2020

Lawsuit: Cuisinart pressure cookers explode, cause injury

Minnesota products liability firm Johnson // Becker PLLC has filed a suit against Hightstown-based Conair Corp. over a pressure cooker explosion that left a woman and her daughter badly burnt.

Fabiana Pierre-Louis is nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court by Gov. Phil Murphy on June 5, 2020.
Aug 27, 2020

Pierre-Louis confirmed as first Black woman on NJ’s top court

The former Assistant U.S. Attorney and current Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP partner, who will also be the state Supreme Court's youngest justice, was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on Aug. 27.

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Aug 27, 2020

Morristown firm Porzio, Bromberg & Newman expands with Delaware office

Cheryl Santaniello will lead the firm's first in-state location in Wilmington.