New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner
Dec 11, 2020

Supreme Court order encourages retired attorneys to provide pro bono legal work

The order enables the eligibility to claim exemptions from annual assessment fees and continuing legal education requirements if participation is solely in the legal field as a volunteer for Legal Services of New Jersey or another certified organization.

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Dec 10, 2020

2 at Faegre Drinker in Florham Park elevated to partner

As part of the firm's inaugural class of promotions, this first partner class reflects its global focus, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and emphasis on providing excellent client service.

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Dec 10, 2020

McCusker Anselmi Rosen & Carvelli advances one to partner, names chief admin officer

Two women have been elevated at the Florham Park law firm.

A NY Waterway ferry.
Dec 7, 2020

Whistleblower lawsuit: Raw sewage illegally dumped by NY ferry operator for years (updated)

Hundreds of gallons of pollutants as well as batteries and aluminum shavings were alledgedly discharged into the Hudson River, East River, Upper New York Bay, Lower New York Bay, and Raritan Bay.

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Dec 4, 2020

Scarinci Hollenback opens DC office with gov’t strategies group

Edward "Teddy" Eynon will lead the group and manage the D.C. office where he will represent clients in matters involving interaction with governmental entities on issues including public policy, energy and environment, budget, defense, health care, financial services, transportation & infrastructure, congressional investigations, and oversight issues.

Law Maker Sculpture by Eddie Dixon is one of five bronze sculptures representing the story of Juneteeth and a paved timeline of the Black Presence in the Americas—from the Middle Passage to the Emancipation Proclamation that leads to the Bell of Freedom at The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural, and Genealogy Center in Austin, Texas.
Dec 4, 2020

Lawsuit: 5 carpenters say they were targeted, fired for exposing union corruption

The workers were subject to intimidation by union personnel including top union officials; as well as spying and retaliatory termination cloaked as termination related to COVID-19.

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Dec 3, 2020

Monmouth County father-son duo plead in life insurance rebate scheme

Eighteen policies totaling $61.5 million were issued by eight insurance companies in the scheme.

Dec 1, 2020

NJBIZ Conversations: John Bartlett

Editor Jeff Kanige spoke with John Bartlett, a partner at Murphy Orlando who discussed the courts rejecting six applications for new medical cannabis dispensary licenses around the state. Bartlett gives plenty of insight as adult use of marijuana is set to be legalized in New Jersey on Jan. 1.

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Dec 1, 2020

Genova Burns acquires bankruptcy firm Wasserman Jurista & Stolz

The integration of the firms provides an ideal opportunity and an environment for successful synergies for the mutual benefit of all its clients.

Nov 30, 2020

A new era

Nearly 1,000 people have filed complaints during the first month of a new state system meant to ensure employers are following a set of rules to protect their workers and customers from exposure to COVID-19. That’s certainly good news and a good first start, according to unions and labor rights groups. Workers at restaurants and hospitality, retail, factories and manufacturing, health care, casi[...]

Nov 24, 2020

School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers–Newark launches Bachelor’s in Justice Studies

The new degree will prepare graduates for positions in government, nonprofit and community-based organizations, private-sector social responsibility initiatives, and research and policy-focused institutions that further justice reform.

Nov 23, 2020

AG Grewal, DCR, DCJ launch portal for filing harassment and bias incident complaints

An online complaint portal will make it easier for people who face discrimination, harassment, or hate to ask for help and allow the state to respond more quickly.