Feb 5, 2018

Murphy’s equal pay executive order What does it really mean?

As his first order of business, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order forbidding public employers from asking applicants about their salary histories.

Feb 5, 2018

Marijuana bill would limit number of retail dispensaries

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora, D-Mercer, intends to introduce a new marijuana legalization bill within the next week that would limit New Jersey to 80 retail dispensary licenses for the entire state, confirmed an official from his office.

Feb 2, 2018

Former Newark deputy mayor joins Rainone Coughlin Minchello LLC

Former Newark Deputy Mayor Baye Adofo-Wilson has joined Rainone Coughlin Minchello LLC as of counsel, the law firm said.

Feb 1, 2018

New associate, two promotions at Nukk-Freeman Cerra PC

Chatham-based law firm Nukk-Freeman & Cerra has taken on a new associate, Iman Wells.

Feb 1, 2018

New FDU marijuana poll highlights continued divisions

Proponents of legalizing recreation marijuana use said a newly released Fairleigh Dickinson University poll on the subject doesn’t provide conclusive evidence of public concerns.

Jan 31, 2018

DOJ dismisses case against Menendez

The U.S. Department of Justice dismissed its corruption case Wednesday against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez after prosecutors had announced their intention to retry him on corruption charges.

Jan 23, 2018

Gadhok joins Mandelbaum Salsburg

Raj Gadhok has joined Mandelbaum Salsburg as a litigation partner, the Roseland-based law firm announced.

Jan 22, 2018

Center of the action

One of Gov. Chris Christie's last acts in office was a Jan. 11 sign-off on legislation that offers up to $5 billion of incentives to Amazon, if the online retail giant chooses Newark for its second headquarters. To further sweeten the pot, the city itself is offering another $2 billion of incentives.

Jan 18, 2018

Bressler, Amery Ross forms specialized group for baby boomer financial issues

In response to the number of Americans turning 65 each day—a whopping 10,000, according to Pew Research Center—Florham Park-based Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. has developed a team to specialize in dealing with the financial and legal issues baby boomers are likely to face.

Jan 16, 2018

New ‘One Room’ law encourages expansion of surgical centers in NJ

Surgical facilities in the state just got a boost from Trenton, as out-going Gov. Chris Christie just signed the "One Room" bill into law.

Jan 15, 2018

Outlook 2018 Legislative changes keep small biz on its toes

Changes in legislation often present new experiences for small businesses, whether that means new opportunities — or challenges. One such piece of legislation is the Affordable Care Act. About 28 percent of ACA signups in 2014 were small business owners or self-employed entrepreneurs reliant on the legislation for health care.

Jan 11, 2018

New Jersey AG to rejoin Lowenstein Sandler

New Jersey’s 60th Attorney General Christopher Porrino is set to head the litigations department at Lowenstein Sandler, the firm announced Thursday.