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Feb 7, 2023

Fox Rothschild shakes up senior leadership

Todd Rodriguez was elected as firmwide managing partner, the law firm announced Feb. 6, setting off a chain of transitions.

Feb 7, 2023

Two NJ vicinages temporarily suspend civil, matrimonial trials

New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner made the announcement Feb. 7, citing the “vacancy crisis” in the state’s courts.

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Feb 1, 2023

Retired Chief Judge Wolfson joins Lowenstein (updated)

The firm has added a series of high-profile partners in recent months.

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Jan 30, 2023

Court says Johnson & Johnson can’t use bankruptcy to resolve talc lawsuits

LTL Management was formed in October 2021 to handle liabilities for the more than 38,000 legal claims linking certain products from the New Brunswick-based company to cancer.

Jan 30, 2023

NJBIZ Conversations: Anthony Anastasio

Anthony Anastasio, the president of the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute, discusses the costs imposed on business by state's legal system.

Real estate agent
Jan 30, 2023

CLOSING ENTRY: Due diligence

Property tax attorneys are getting a clearer picture as to how the past 30-plus months will impact tax appeals in 2023 and beyond.

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Jan 26, 2023

Morris/Sussex Vicinage virtual job fair ‘great opportunity’

The program for probation clients and recovery court participants will feature representatives from Amazon, Dunkin, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Sussex County Community College, Atlantic Health System and the United States Army.

Jan 25, 2023

New Jersey joins federal, multistate antitrust suit against Google

The U.S. Department of Justice and attorneys general of eight states allege the tech giant has attempted to eliminate competition in the digital advertising marketplace and create a monopoly over all advertising bought and sold on the internet.

Jan 19, 2023

Judge allows Blueprint bias case to proceed

The complaint from the Newark-based capital asset manager alleges it was exploited and discriminated against by an “old boy’s network” of state government officials and Wall Street firms.

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Jan 11, 2023

New assignment judge appointed for Ocean County

Superior Court Judge Francis Hodgson Jr. was named to the bench by Gov. Jon Corzine in 2014 and then renominated seven years later by Gov. Chris Christie.

Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Mark Fleming has joined Genova Burns LLC as of counsel.
Jan 11, 2023

Former NJ Superior Court Judge Fleming joins Genova Burns

Mark Fleming – who also served as deputy counsel to former New Jersey Govs. Jim McGreevey and Richard Codey – brings more than 40 years of litigation, government and judicial experience to the Newark firm.

Jan 10, 2023

Burlington woman sentenced for role in fraudulent GoFundMe scheme

The defendant was involved in the viral “Paying it Forward” campaign from 2017 that fleeced donors out of more than $402,000 after claiming that a homeless veteran had given a female motorist his last $20 because she ran out of gas.