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Deaths of John Sheridan, wife ruled murder-suicide

By Eric Strauss
March 27, 2015 02:40 PM


Updated: Global security company moving U.S. HQ to new location in Parsippany

By Eric Strauss
March 23, 2015 10:44 AM

Securitas Security Services USA Inc. is keeping its North American headquarters in Parsippany, but moving up the road, according to real estate services firm Savills Studley. CONTINUE READING


COAH chaos: Dawdling municipalities may have to act quickly on projects or face builder suits

By Joshua Burd
March 17, 2015 11:44 AM


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Judge tells Revel to seek better offer, putting $82M Straub deal on hold

By Joshua Burd
March 5, 2015 08:40 AM

A federal bankruptcy judge told the owners of the failed Revel Casino Hotel Atlantic City to seek other offers, published reports said, declining to approve the $82 million deal that was struck last week with Florida developer Glenn Straub. CONTINUE READING

Public-sector unions ready to sue Christie over 2016 budget's pension plan, they say

By Eric Strauss
March 3, 2015 11:08 AM

A group of 14 public-sector unions said Tuesday that they are planning to sue the Christie administration over its pension funding plans included in the fiscal 2016 budget. CONTINUE READING


Last chance to nominate someone for General Counsel of the Year

March 3, 2015 09:56 AM

The deadline to nominate a General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer for the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards is tomorrow, March 4. To find out more about the awards program and nomination eligibility, click here. Good luck! CONTINUE READING

Loss of subsidies could have devastating effect on N.J., study says

By Beth Fitzgerald
March 2, 2015 11:01 AM

New Jersey would lose $780 million a year in federal health insurance subsidies, thousands would drop their health coverage because they couldn't afford it, and a shrinking pool of customers would drive up health insurance premiums. CONTINUE READING

Orsen the pick to head the EDA

By Tom Bergeron
February 27, 2015 11:14 AM

As the woman who defined the Economic Development Authority in her more than two decades as its leader — and the woman who helped design the EDA's current management structure at her departure — it only made sense that board Chairman Al Koeppe would reach out to Caren Franzini when he was vetting a potential candidate for the role. CONTINUE READING

Joseph Bottitta of Genova Burns urges women to hang out and talk feminism with the guys

By Meg Fry
February 25, 2015 03:19 PM

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a Women’s Initiative luncheon at Genova Burns in Newark. This was the first time I had ever delivered such a presentation on my own (devoid of fellow panelists), and I was excited to learn that because I am 26, a single woman and a reporter that researches and writes about issues concerning women and millennials, I had been deemed an expert in all such areas. CONTINUE READING

15 lawyers leaving Sills Cummis & Gross for national firm's health care and life sciences practices

By Beth Fitzgerald
February 23, 2015 03:36 PM

The national law firm Epstein Becker Green, based regionally in Newark, announced Monday that a group of 15 attorneys is leaving the Newark law firm Sills Cummis & Gross to join the firm. The new additions will expand Epstein Becker's presence in the Northeast corridor and augmenting its health care and life sciences and litigation practices. CONTINUE READING

Wondering what will fly: Insurance industry still has questions following FAA's first proposal on drones

By Andrew Sheldon
February 20, 2015 02:24 PM

Jim Travis wasn't sure what to say about the commercial insurance of drones. And that wasn't due to a lack of understanding of the industry he's been working in for more than 30 years. CONTINUE READING

Lost generation: Accounting industry struggling to overcome a dearth of thirty-somethings

By Brett Johnson
February 20, 2015 12:53 PM

When Mark Weber took a step back and really looked at his accounting firm's makeup, he realized he had some cause for concern. A grand majority were baby boomers. And many were a decade or so away from retirement. CONTINUE READING

Law firm Hill Wallack opens new headquarters in West Windsor

By Brett Johnson
February 17, 2015 02:31 PM

Hill Wallack LLP moved into its new headquarters in West Windsor, where it occupies nearly half of a 100,000-square-foot, newly-constructed office complex, the law firm announced today. CONTINUE READING

Court backs A.C. casino in $1.5M dispute over card game

By Eric Strauss
February 13, 2015 10:23 AM

Rule No. 1 of gambling: The house always wins. This time, though, the house won in court. CONTINUE READING

Sills Cummis adds chair of complex business litigation, four other lawyers

By Brett Johnson
February 10, 2015 12:16 PM

A founding partner of Sokol, Behot & Fiorenzo and four other attorneys from the small firm moved to Sills Cummis & Gross, one of New Jersey's largest law firms. CONTINUE READING

Retiring N.J. bankruptcy judge to join Cole Schotz law firm

By Emily Bader
February 3, 2015 11:06 AM

The law firm Cole Schotz P.C. announced Monday that Donald H. Steckroth, who is retiring as a U.S. bankruptcy judge, is joining the firm as member, effective March 1. CONTINUE READING

Judge allows Revel sale to proceed despite challenges from nightclub, restaurant operators

By Joshua Burd
January 22, 2015 08:10 AM

A federal judge Wednesday allowed the sale of the shuttered Revel Casino Hotel to a Florida developer to continue, rejecting a challenge from tenants of the Atlantic City property that said they would lose their investment if the deal goes through as planned. CONTINUE READING

Sports authority votes to close Izod Center amid protests

By Joshua Burd
January 15, 2015 04:47 PM

The board of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority voted Thursday to shut down the Izod Center as soon as later this month and shift some events to the Prudential Center. CONTINUE READING

Former member of Christie administration joins Archer & Greiner as partner

By Emily Bader
January 15, 2015 12:03 PM

The law firm Archer & Greiner announced Thursday that former member of the Christie administration Lori Grifa will join the firm as partner in its Hackensack office. CONTINUE READING

Companies are still struggling to fully comply with the ACA, ADP report shows

By Beth Fitzgerald
January 15, 2015 10:39 AM

Roseland-based ADP, a leading global provider of human resources and payroll services to employers, on Thursday released research that showed more than half of large employers — those with 1,000 or more workers — are not prepared to comply with all ACA regulatory requirements. CONTINUE READING

Law firm moving to new Newark HQ

By January 15, 2015 08:52 AM

The law firm Lite DePalma Greenberg LLC is moving its Newark headquarters to a Berger Organization-owned site in the city, Berger said Wednesday. CONTINUE READING

Law firms make merger official

By Eric Strauss
January 12, 2015 10:20 AM

The law firms of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, which has an office in Morristown, and Locke Lord LLP have officially merged, they said Monday. CONTINUE READING

Lawyer to lead claims recovery company's expansion as president

By Eric Strauss
January 12, 2015 10:07 AM

South Hackensack-based claims recovery and cost savings consulting firm Financial Recovery Strategies announced Monday it has named Ronald R. Sussman its president. CONTINUE READING

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