NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:07:41 EST Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:07:41 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719867&source=RSS Fox charged with conspiring to commit bribery as Samson pleads guilty over 'Chairman's Flight' Federal authorities have charged former state Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox with conspiring to commit bribery, in a count tied his role as a lobbyist for United Airlines and the case against former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Chairman David Samson. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719875&source=RSS Reports David Samson expected to plead guilty in GWB case David Samson, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and longtime founding partner of a powerful West Orange-based law firm, is reportedly expected to plead guilty Thursday afternoon to a felony charge stemming from the federal probe into the illegal closing of traffic lanes in Fort Lee at the George Washington Bridge. . . Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160713/NJBIZ01/160719913&source=RSS Genova Burns welcomes 3 new attorneys to firm Genova Burns LLC has hired three new attorneys to its team, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160713/NJBIZ01/160719913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160712/NJBIZ01/160719946&source=RSS Update Two more hospitals drop out of OMNIA lawsuit Capital Health and JFK Health have joined two other hospitals in dropping a lawsuit against the state's largest insurer. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160712/NJBIZ01/160719946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160719968&source=RSS Update Appeals court overturns affordable housing ruling, meaning 'gap years' won't count in requirements A group of Jersey Shore municipalities will be able to scale down their affordable housing obligations under a ruling Monday by a state appeals court, reversing the decision of a lower court in February that was expected to have a broad impact across New Jersey. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160719968&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160709850&source=RSS Fraud fighter Darryl Neier puts his experience in law enforcement to use with Sobel Co.'s forensic accounting group Darryl Neier knows how faulty accounting and criminal fraud can occur in the for-profit corporate world for an average of 18 months before being detected. He also knows how fraud in the nonprofit and social services sector can continue on for much longer, due to more trusting management, more reliance on volunteers and less financial expertise. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160709850&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/NJBIZ01/160639980&source=RSS Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi adds new practice, member Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi announced Thursday that it is expanding its practice to the area of equipment leasing and asset based lending. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/NJBIZ01/160639980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/INDINSIGHTS/160639988&source=RSS Would your private contracts survive N.J. Supreme Court review? Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court released two opinions that should alarm New Jersey&#8217s business community. In both cases, the high court refused to honor private contracts because they felt the terms were unfair. The opinion in each of these cases is disappointing, but when viewed together, they suggest our court system has developed a. . . Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/INDINSIGHTS/160639988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160629/NJBIZ01/160629738&source=RSS Law firm renews, expands lease at Sanzari-owned complex Cillick and Smith, a law firm, has renewed its lease and expanded by 1,000 square feet at the Court Plaza North, an Alfred Sanzari Enterprises owned and managed Class A complex in Hackensack. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160629/NJBIZ01/160629738&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629812&source=RSS National law firm bolsters Florham Park office with five insurance coverage attorneys A national law firm has hired five attorneys for its Florham Park office as part of the addition of an 11-attorney national insurance coverage team, it announced recently. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160627/NJBIZ01/160629812&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629852&source=RSS Horizon, rival attorneys react to OMNIA report ruling A panel of Appellate Division judges voted to allow the state's largest insurer to keep pages of a highly sought-after report private in two ongoing cases. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629852&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS 15 minimum wage bill heads to Christie's desk The Senate voted Thursday to approve a bill that calls for a gradual increase of New Jersey&#8217s minimum wage to 15 per hour over the next five years. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160623/NJBIZ01/160629873&source=RSS Court backs Horizon in pair of cases tied to OMNIA health plan's tiers Update The state's largest insurer was handed a significant win Thursday in its two major cases with hospitals regarding its newest tiered network plan. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160623/NJBIZ01/160629873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629900&source=RSS N.J. law firm becomes part of larger N.Y. one The New Jersey law firm Sokol Behot LLP is merging into a larger New York-based firm, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160629979&source=RSS Financial Recovery Strategies appoints EVP South Hackensack-based Financial Recovery Strategies, a class action recovery firm, announced Monday that it has appointed Norman Jung its new executive vice president. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160629979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160619837&source=RSS Filling the gap EntreprenYOURS hopes to aid growth of companies after accelerator programs David Sorin has built his law practice on advising early stage and emerging startup companies, so he's no stranger to the needs these companies have. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160619837&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619856&source=RSS Christie picks Lowenstein Sandler lawyer as attorney general Gov. Chris Christie has nominated his former chief counsel as state attorney general, the Office of the Governor announced Thursday. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619986&source=RSS OMNIA not out of the legal woods yet Horizon wins 1 ruling, still faces 2nd suit over plan One down, one to go. That is what three Appellate Division judges face on their list of lawsuits pertaining to a tiered network plan from the state's largest health insurer. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139994&source=RSS Gourmet on the go The food truck phenomenon Owner Jon HepnerHeadquarters VeronaCuisine Authentic Thai Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139995&source=RSS Gourmet on the go From festivals to special events and even weddings, New Jerseyans are craving food trucks The number of food trucks in the state is on the rise. As is the quality of food they are serving. It's a trend in the food industry that is showing no signs of slowing down. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139995&source=RSS