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Industry Insights: How to protect your family business from a divorce

Family owned businesses make up an extremely large percentage of the going concerns in New Jersey. Indeed, some studies suggest that almost 90...

After hanging up the robes, judges find career options in NJ law firms

Where do New Jersey justices and judges go when they step down from the state Supreme Court or other courts? Unlike Judge Judy, most won't end up...

Minority Report: New Jersey's statewide diversity is not reflected in the legal field

Racially charged fliers distributed recently in Edison—targeting Asian candidates in a school board election—were a stark reminder that...

A bigger fish in a smaller pond: The pros and cons of solo and small firm practices

Before Jason Scotto D'Aniello left Purcell, Mulcahy & Flanagan LLC—a Bedminster-based law firm with about 18 lawyers—to open his own...

Green Rush: New Jersey businesses prepare to cash in on cannabis

Last week's election means New Jersey will replace longtime opponent to cannabis legalization, Gov. Chris Christie, with a governor-elect, Phil...

Stevens & Lee announces team of estates and trusts professionals joins firm

Princeton-based Stevens & Lee announced recently that Patricia U. Herst, an estates and trusts attorney in the Princeton community, has joined the...

NJBIA backs bond sale to renovate state libraries

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association is supporting the state’s proposal to sell $100 million in general obligation bonds, which...

State Assemblyman proposes plan to keep arbitration cap in place

State Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) has proposed a plan that would effectively keep the 2 percent arbitration cap in place in order...

State files charges against Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis

New Jersey has filed a five-count lawsuit against Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma for alleged improper marketing practices related to its...

NJ law firm represents HIV patients in suit against Aetna

Roseland-based law firm Brach Eichler LLC has filed a class action lawsuit against health insurer Aetna, alleging that the health insurer breached...

NJ part of $220M settlement over fraud and anti-competition allegations of Deutsche Bank

Government and nonprofit organizations in New Jersey will receive a portion of a $220 million settlement from Deutsche Bank that will resolve...

Industry Insights: The use of confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions in employment agreements

Now, more than ever, corporations are coming under fire as a result of adverse publicity surrounding Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly and Roger Ailes...

Paterson sues pharma companies over opioid crisis

The city of Paterson has filed a lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies, including New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen...

Public Strategies Impact promotes Maer, Simonetta to senior partners

Trenton-based Public Strategies Impact, a legislative advocacy organization, announced it has promoted William Maer and Joseph Simonetta to senior...

CSG names veteran management labor attorney as new member

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi P.C. announced Thursday that Ronald Tobia has joined the firm as a member, expanding the firm's capabilities and...

Gibbons names chief diversity officer

Gibbons P.C., a Newark -based law firm, announced Thursday that Robert L. Johnson has been named its new chief diversity officer and a director in...

Fixer-upper: New Jersey's housing problems will pose a major challenge for next governor

If New Jersey's next governor wants to create meaningful change for its residents, he or she could start by tackling the web of problems causing the...

Christie pledges $200M to fight opioid crisis

Gov. Chris Christie has pledged to set aside an additional $200 million to fight the opioid crisis.

CSG announces new member to its white collar practice

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi P.C. announced recently that Lee Vartan has joined the firm as a member in its white collar criminal defense and...

Catalent signs deal to manufacture drug to combat opioid addiction

Catalent Pharma Solutions, a Somerset-based provider of technology and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, has...

Carcich O'Shea opens Hackensack office

Commercial real estate firm Alfred Sanzari Enterprises recently announced it has inked a 2,325-square-foot lease with law firm Carcich O’Shea at Court Plaza South in Hackensack.

Grant Thornton's N.J. market has new partner-in-charge

The audit, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton LLP has named a new partner-in-charge of its New Jersey market, and promoted another staff member to a managing director’s role in the Iselin office, it announced Tuesday.

New law renames NJEDA HQ in honor of Caren Franzini

New legislation to rename the New Jersey Economic Development Authority headquarters in Trenton to the “Caren Franzini Memorial Building” was signed into law Monday by Gov. Chris Christie.

Lowenstein Sandler opens new office in Roseland

Shortly after upgrading and expanding its Midtown Manhattan office, the law firm Lowenstein Sandler LLP announced it has officially opened its New Jersey office and become the anchor tenant at One Lowenstein Drive, Roseland.

The Biber Partnership to relocate in Summit

Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson recently announced it represented landlord Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper P.C., in the Biber Partnership’s leasing of 2,375 square feet at 480 Morris Ave., Summit.

Sanzari announces lease renewals in Hackensack, Teaneck

Commercial real estate firm Alfred Sanzari Enterprises announced eight firms have agreed to lease renewals at Court Plaza South in Hackensack and Glenpointe in Teaneck. The firm said it has seen 40,300 and 20,000 square feet worth of renewals, respectively, at its properties.

Updated: Supreme Court sides with hospitals over Horizon disclosure

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of three hospitals, which remain in an ongoing court battle against the state's largest health insurer, as they seek access to details of a report that was used in setting the controversial OMNIA health plan and alliance in 2015.

Judicial Watch says it is investigating Christie's attack on Horizon

A national conservative watchdog group said it is investigating whether Gov. Chris Christie's motive to target Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield's reserves was instigated by South Jersey Democratic power broker and Christie ally George Norcross.

RVM Enterprises opens Jersey City office

RVM Enterprises recently hosted Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop at its ribbon-cutting ceremony for its corporate headquarters in Jersey City. The data management and e-discovery service firm moved to Newport Tower, located at 545 Washington Blvd.

Law firm signs lease at 10 Lake Center

Commercial real estate firm Wolf Commercial Real Estate recently announced it has brokered a 5,000-square-foot lease on behalf of Charny Karpousis Altieiri & Donoian in Marlton.

Christie signs executive order for more transparency in state agencies

Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order late Friday in response to reports of a $15.5 million fine against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield for problematic Medicaid claims processing.

Christie nominates Michele Brown to replace Mary O'Dowd on Horizon BCBSNJ board

Gov. Chris Christie has nominated Michele Brown, the head of Choose New Jersey, to be the public member of the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey board of directors, the Office of the Governor announced Friday.

Rutgers elects new chair, vice chair for board of governors

Rutgers University has elected a pair of alumni with prominent business backgrounds to lead its board of governors, it announced Thursday.

MDM&C opens Florida office

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, the largest law firm in New Jersey, announced an expansion into Florida on Friday morning.

Dolan, 'larger than life' figure who helped build Gibbons, dies at 86

John “Chuck” Dolan, credited with helping to build what is now Gibbons P.C., died Wednesday. He was 86.