NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:46:51 EST Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:46:51 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919832&source=RSS Panel 'Perception' key to success of cannabis business Perception is one of the biggest hurdles cannabis businesses face when seeking approval from communities and municipalities, and was the view in vogue among the panel members at NJBIZ&#8217s Business of Cannabis event Tuesday at the Imperia in Somerset, moderated by New Jersey CannaBusiness Association President Scott Rudder. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919832&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919845&source=RSS Former top lawyer at Newark Housing Authority joins Norris McLaughlin Real estate and construction lawyer Ellen Harris has joined Norris McLaughlin PA as senior counsel in its Bridgewater office. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919880&source=RSS What local attorneys say you need to know about new mandatory paid sick leave law Oct. 29 &#8212 mark that date on the calendar. That's when New Jersey becomes the 10th state in the nation to require mandatory paid sick leave. Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919880&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919884&source=RSS Vikki Ziegler Helping divorcing couples untie knot Vikki Ziegler doesn&#8217t flinch in front of the camera. The Wayne native and divorce and family law attorney has made upward of 2,000 television appearances in the last decade, providing expert commentary on high-profile divorce cases and starring on the Bravo reality TV series &#8220Untying the Knot. &#8221 Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180910/NJBIZ01/180919942&source=RSS Legislative bid to make NJ more competitive Amendments to the New Jersey Business Corporation Act made earlier this year could impact a range of companies, from small, privately held businesses to large, publicly held ones, according to some lawyers. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180910/NJBIZ01/180919942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180907/NJBIZ01/180909928&source=RSS National firm Lydecker Diaz comes to NJ Miami-based law firm Lydecker Diaz opened its first New Jersey office Thursday in Jersey City. Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180907/NJBIZ01/180909928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180906/NJBIZ01/180909939&source=RSS Former Morris County assistant prosecutor joins Einhorn Harris Brian Kenney has joined Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito and Frost PC&#8217s Denville office as counsel with the firm&#8217s criminal law group. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 12:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180906/NJBIZ01/180909939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180906/NJBIZ01/180909942&source=RSS Mayors steer legislators toward social equity in marijuana bill Three mayors &#8212 Newark's Ras Baraka, Jersey City's Steve Fulop and Ravinder Bhalla of Hoboken &#8212jointly released a letter Thursday urging legislators to strengthen social justice and equity measures in adult-use cannabis bills making their way through Trenton. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 12:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180906/NJBIZ01/180909942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180905/NJBIZ01/180909956&source=RSS Health department 146 applications received for ATCs The Department of Health received 146 applications from 106 organizations interested in operating one of six new Alternative Treatment Centers up for licensure, the governor&#8217s office announced. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180905/NJBIZ01/180909956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180905/NJBIZ01/180909974&source=RSS Panasonic names Hodkinson general counsel Jessica Hodkinson has been named general counsel and secretary with Panasonic Corporation of North America. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180905/NJBIZ01/180909974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180903/NJBIZ01/180909995&source=RSS Recording in workplace How to protect yourself From Michael Cohen's audio of discussions about hush-money payments with his former client Donald Trump to ex-White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman's documentation of her firing by Chief of Staff John Kelly, secret recordings have been making national headlines. Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180903/NJBIZ01/180909995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180831/NJBIZ01/180839956&source=RSS Deadline arrives for ATC applications Today is the last day to submit applications to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in New Jersey. At 5 p. m. , the state's online portal will stop accepting applications, and paper applications will no longer be accepted at the office of the Department of Health. Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180831/NJBIZ01/180839956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180829/NJBIZ01/180829835&source=RSS AG releases new guidance for marijuana offenses Attorney General Gurbir Grewal released new guidance Wednesday regarding prosecutorial discretion for marijuana-related offenses in municipal court. Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180829/NJBIZ01/180829835&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180827/NJBIZ01/180829879&source=RSS Day Pitney gets new diversity officer Day Pitney LLP has tapped Tommy Shi as director of diversity and inclusion, the firm announced Monday. Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180827/NJBIZ01/180829879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180823/NJBIZ01/180829928&source=RSS New Jersey's business 'icons' celebrated The ballroom at The Palace at Somerset Park was packed with over 260 people Thursday morning for NJBIZ's Icon Honors event, celebrating the careers of men and women 60 and over who have made it their business to pioneer change and innovation in their workplaces and communities. Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180823/NJBIZ01/180829928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180820/NJBIZ01/180829977&source=RSS State police, consumer affairs, bust 26 unlicensed movers State authorities nabbed 26 unlicensed moving companies during a four-day sting operation titled Operation Motherrsquos Attic, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Monday. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 14:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180820/NJBIZ01/180829977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180820/NJBIZ01/180829980&source=RSS PSEG recognized by DHS for anti-terrorism standards The U. S. Department of Homeland Security has recognized PSEG as the first public utility in the country to meet its security anti-terrorism standards according to the Safety Act, an incentive created after 911 for private companies to develop anti-terrorism technologies, PSEG said Monday. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 12:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180820/NJBIZ01/180829980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180820/NJBIZ01/180829985&source=RSS Former AUSA Matey joining Lowenstein Sandler Paul Matey, former Assistant U. S. Attorney in the District of New Jersey and University Hospital general counsel, will join the team at Lowenstein Sandler as partner in September. He will work out of the firm&#8217s Roseland office. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 11:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180820/NJBIZ01/180829985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180817/NJBIZ01/180819875&source=RSS Sweeney Committee can waive residency requirement for NJ Transit engineers The Legislature's top Democrat is pushing back against Gov. Phil Murphy's calls for a bill that would remove the state-residency requirement for New Jersey Transit engineers, saying his administration already has the ability to waive the requirement. Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180817/NJBIZ01/180819875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180816/NJBIZ01/180819898&source=RSS Employers can fire medical marijuana patients who fail drug tests, court rules Private employers in New Jersey can still require medical marijuana patients to take mandatory drug tests, a federal court has ruled. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180816/NJBIZ01/180819898&source=RSS