NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:08:55 EST Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:08:55 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180322/NJBIZ01/180329946&source=RSS CSG launches cannabis law group Another cannabis law group launched this week, this time by Lee Vartan and Francis Giantomasi at Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi. The new group will provide counsel and regulatory guidance to operators and investors in the medical and recreational cannabis sectors. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180322/NJBIZ01/180329946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180321/NJBIZ01/180329956&source=RSS Merck appoints new general counsel Pharmaceutical company Merck has appointed a new general counsel, effective April 16. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180321/NJBIZ01/180329956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180321/NJBIZ01/180329966&source=RSS Murphy names Judicial Advisory Panel Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed seven people to the Judicial Advisory Panel, which will assist him on nominating judges to New Jersey&#8217s state courts. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180321/NJBIZ01/180329966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180320/NJBIZ01/180329992&source=RSS Pashman Stein Walder Hayden ups two to partners Hackensack-based law firm Pashman Stein Walder Hayden said it has promoted attorneys Erik Corlett and Tracy Julian to partner. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180320/NJBIZ01/180329992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180319/NJBIZ01/180319840&source=RSS Graham Curtin lawyers to join MDMC Nineteen Graham Curtin lawyers will join McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney Carpenter on April 1. 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Sun, 11 Mar 2018 18:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180312/NJBIZ01/180319990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180308/NJBIZ01/180309838&source=RSS Judge upholds affordable housing rules affecting West Windsor, Princeton Mercer County Judge Mary Jacobson has issued a ruling that upholds a previous judicial finding that West Windsor and Princeton must meet certain fair housing obligations. Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180308/NJBIZ01/180309838&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180306/NJBIZ01/180309895&source=RSS CSG launches Professional Liability Group Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi has launched its new Professional Liability Group. 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