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

By Meg Fry
July 6, 2015 11:30 AM


Law firm Scarinci Hollenbeck names new executive director

By Eric Strauss
June 30, 2015 09:27 AM



Prime's deal for Saint Clare's clears last hurdle

By Eric Strauss
June 29, 2015 10:38 AM


Law News

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

The Gen(d)erational Gap, Part 3: Where family leave can mean leaving at 5

By Meg Fry
April 7, 2015 11:53 AM

After returning to Sherman Wells Sylvester & Stamelman in January from a six-month maternity leave, Caitlin Shadek was met with a surprising request. CONTINUE READING

The Gen(d)erational Gap, Part 3: The new dad

By Meg Fry
April 7, 2015 11:42 AM

Mark Philips was about to become a father for the first time last summer. And he didn't want his job to keep him from missing any part of the experience. CONTINUE READING

The Gen(d)erational Gap: Role reversal

By April 7, 2015 11:35 AM

In the first two parts of our Gen(d)erational Gap series, NJBIZ has chronicled how baby boomers and Generation Xers are waiting for the millennials to pick up the battle to close the gender gap. CONTINUE READING

Top 50 N.J. law firms boast positive outlook for 2015, survey says

By Brett Johnson
April 6, 2015 12:56 PM

The Top 50 law firms in New Jersey feel even better about their 2015 business prospects than last year, but well over half still don't have a succession plan. CONTINUE READING

OSHA cites Dayton companies over exit, training violations

By Eric Strauss
March 31, 2015 12:50 PM

Two Dayton companies were cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and face a combined $64,200 in penalties after a pair of investigations found hazards including blocked exits and other issues. CONTINUE READING

General Counsel of the Year finalists revealed (slideshow)

March 27, 2015 01:51 PM

The 2015 General Counsel of the Year Awards program honors New Jersey's General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers for the role they play in making their companies successful. CONTINUE READING

Cherry Hill law firm boosts office space 40 percent

By Eric Strauss
March 30, 2015 10:09 AM

A Cherry Hill law firm has expanded its office, adding more workspace and two conference rooms, it said Monday. CONTINUE READING

Deaths of John Sheridan, wife ruled murder-suicide

By Eric Strauss
March 27, 2015 02:40 PM

Cooper Health System CEO and President John Sheridan killed his wife, Joyce, and then himself, the Somerset County Prosecutor said Friday in announcing the results of an investigation into the two September 2014 deaths. CONTINUE READING

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