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Barnabas Health CEO Ostrowsky speaks on tax ruling — and his thoughts may be surprising

By Tom Bergeron
July 15, 2015 10:42 AM


Family law team moves from Morristown firm to Newark one

By Eric Strauss
July 7, 2015 01:27 PM



The business brokers: Our discussion with some of the state's key economic development leaders

By Meg Fry
July 6, 2015 11:30 AM


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State won't have to make full pension payment, top court says

By Joshua Burd
June 9, 2015 11:21 AM

The state Supreme Court has sided with Gov. Chris Christie's administration in the battle over payments to New Jersey's ailing pension system, ruling Tuesday the state doesn't have to make the full contribution required by a sweeping reform law Christie signed in 2011. CONTINUE READING

The most lobbied issue in N.J. last year? Paid sick leave

By Andrew George
June 2, 2015 01:18 PM

Paid sick leave was the most lobbied issue in New Jersey last year, according to a new report released Tuesday morning by the Election Law Enforcement Commission. CONTINUE READING


NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year winners named

May 28, 2015 10:50 AM

The 2015 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards honored the best lawyers serving as general counsels or chief legal officers for companies and organizations around the state. On Tuesday, the winners were named during a breakfast ceremony held at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. CONTINUE READING

Updated: Fishermen's Energy loses in court, report says

By Eric Strauss
May 29, 2015 11:11 AM

Still no go for the windmills that Cape May-based Fishermen's Energy wants to build off the coast of Atlantic City, according to a published report Friday. CONTINUE READING

Stockton files complaint against Caesars over Showboat deal

By Andrew George
May 26, 2015 10:56 AM

Stockton University announced Tuesday that it has filed several proofs of claim in federal bankruptcy court against Caesars Entertainment for damages pertaining to the December agreement to purchase Atlantic City's Showboat casino and hotel. CONTINUE READING

A paint tax could be coming to N.J.

By Meg Fry
May 18, 2015 08:28 AM

New Jersey residents may be surprised to learn why the price of paint may soon be increasing. CONTINUE READING

Making an impact: Stearns has unique perspective on health care for small business owners

By Andrew George
May 1, 2015 11:10 AM

If there's anyone who understands the ongoing effect the Affordable Care Act is having on businesses, it's Christine Stearns. CONTINUE READING

Bridgegate: Baroni, Kelly latest to be indicted after Wildstein guilty plea

By Andrew George
May 1, 2015 03:11 PM

Bill Baroni, the former Port Authority deputy executive director, and Bridget Kelly, the former deputy chief of staff to Gov. Chris Christie, each face a nine-count federal indictment regarding their alleged roles in planning and executing politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in September 2013. CONTINUE READING

Updated: Wildstein pleads guilty in Bridgegate case

By May 1, 2015 11:52 AM

Former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey appointee David Wildstein pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy connected the Bridgegate scandal Friday in federal court in Newark. CONTINUE READING

Wildstein to reportedly plead guilty Friday in federal court in Newark

By Andrew George
May 1, 2015 08:20 AM

David Wildstein, a former Gov. Chris Christie appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, will reportedly plead guilty on Friday in federal court in Newark on charges related to the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. CONTINUE READING

St. Joseph's 'Hospital to Court' program helps assault victims

By Andrew Sheldon
April 28, 2015 11:47 AM

Diana Bodeen was conducting a hearing on a case of apparent domestic violence when it became clear the woman in her office was having difficulty. CONTINUE READING

Breaking down the impact JOBS Act has on startups

By Andrew Sheldon
April 28, 2015 11:14 AM

Almost three years after being prompted to do so by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups or JOBS Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission — late last month — finally released new regulations guiding a startup's access to capital and an investor's access to investment opportunities. CONTINUE READING

Senate Republicans put forth 36-bill package aimed at economic growth

By Andrew George
April 23, 2015 01:26 PM

At a press conference Thursday at the Statehouse, members of the Senate’s Republican leadership team announced the rollout of a 36-bill package aimed at job creation and economic growth that they claim will not include any additional costs to taxpayers. CONTINUE READING

McElroy Deutsch further bolsters its health care practice

By Beth Fitzgerald
April 13, 2015 02:04 PM

The Morristown law firm McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter on Monday announced that its health care practice has grown to 13 attorneys with the addition of Glenn P. Prives, who has joined the firm as an associate. CONTINUE READING

Why it pays for firms to hire others to do their in-house work

By April 13, 2015 08:05 AM

You know the deal: The cobbler's children go unshod. Here's a modern-day update of the parable you never knew would work so well in a business setting, courtesy of Mark Daniele of McCarter & English: There are attorneys who could handle the unpopular legal work involved with his or her own firm's retirement plans, Daniele said, but a paying client's issue is always going take priority. Because of that, the work risks going undone. CONTINUE READING

Q&A: Next generation taking a shot at taking charge

By April 13, 2015 08:03 AM

Skoloff & Wolfe P.C. always has done things a little differently than most law firms. So it makes sense that it's undergoing an unconventional succession after more than 50 years in the New Jersey market: Twin brothers are taking over the Livingston-based practice of 24 attorneys from their father, Saul Wolfe, and his partner, Gary Skoloff. CONTINUE READING

Doing the right thing: Gruber finds senior care is good for business — and society

By April 13, 2015 07:59 AM

Saul Gruber feels his Mount Laurel legal practice — and others handling nursing home abuse and neglect cases in New Jersey — are doing work that really makes a difference. Despite that, one hand would be enough to count the amount of Garden State firms specializing in this. It's a niche area of law. But, if the interest in it on the part of the state's larger firms is any indication, it might not remain so forever. CONTINUE READING

Street fight: Uber, Lyft have transportation and technology colliding in Trenton

By Andrew George
April 10, 2015 11:51 AM

When Garry Goldberg looks to hire a new taxi driver, he says he not only schedules an in-person interview but also performs an unrequired background check on the applicant. CONTINUE READING

Brach Eichler member to join RWJ health system's legal department

By Emily Bader
Beth Fitzgerald
April 9, 2015 12:20 PM

Brach Eichler LLC announced Thursday that veteran health care lawyer, Kevin M. Lastorino, will join the Robert Wood Johnson Health System as corporate chief legal officer. CONTINUE READING

David Samson to retire, Wolff & Samson to change name of firm

By Andrew George
April 7, 2015 03:23 PM

Powerful West Orange-based law firm Wolff & Samson announced Tuesday that founding partner David Samson, who most recently served as the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as an appointee of close friend Gov. Chris Christie, will retire later this month, prompting a reorganization of the firm. CONTINUE READING

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