NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sun, 01 May 2016 22:31:47 EST Sun, 01 May 2016 22:31:47 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160427/NJBIZ01/160429803&source=RSS More consolidation and employee shifts among top law firms expected As more of the state's top law firms commit to succession plans or consider merging with other firms, there has been in increase in shake-out and movement among partners and associates. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160427/NJBIZ01/160429803&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/160429873&source=RSS Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi adds half-dozen lawyers from another firm The law firm of Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi PC has added six attorneys from a rival firm, it announced Monday. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/160429873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/304259998&source=RSS Food and beverage in N.J. Serving up a great debate - Liquor license reform bill has plenty of supporters ... and plenty of opposition Mario Mangone has seen the benefit of serving alcohol at his Lawrenceville restaurant. Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160425/NJBIZ01/304259998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160421/NJBIZ01/160429940&source=RSS Law firm Norris McLaughlin Marcus relocates within Central Jersey Cushman Wakefield has completed a 61,642-square-foot, 13-year office lease on behalf of the law firm of Norris McLaughlin Marcus in Bridgewater, it announced Thursday. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160421/NJBIZ01/160429940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160418/NJBIZ01/160419808&source=RSS Cole Schotz grows footprint with opening of Florida office Cole Schotz P. C. has expanded into Florida with the appointment of Linda L. Snelling, it announced Monday. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160418/NJBIZ01/160419808&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160412/NJBIZ01/160419943&source=RSS Christie Unemployment insurance fund surplus means business tax relief Gov. Chris Christie said companies in the state will be getting relief from an unlikely source the state&#8217s previously underwater Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160412/NJBIZ01/160419943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160419974&source=RSS More evidence supports a gender wage gap in N.J. Just one week after a survey from the National Women&#8217s Law Center that showed New Jersey women make just over 477,000 less over a 40-year career on average, the National Partnership for Women Families released its own study that highlights the very same issue. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160419974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160409802&source=RSS Two law firms, Amtrak sign leases in Newark Matrix Development Group, based in Cranbury, has completed three leases at One Riverfront Plaza in Newark, a Class A office tower also known as the &#8220Legal Center. &#8221 Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160411/NJBIZ01/160409802&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160405/NJBIZ01/160409924&source=RSS Christie N.J. filing lawsuit against Atlantic City over school district payments Gov. Chris Christie held a news conference Monday to announce that the state has filed a lawsuit against Atlantic City in an effort to mandate that the financially depleted city uses its remaining funds to make a series of upcoming scheduled payments to its school district. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160405/NJBIZ01/160409924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160404/NJBIZ01/160409952&source=RSS South Jersey law firm expands through acquisition A South Jersey law firm has acquired a boutique workers' compensation practice, it announced Monday. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 11:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160404/NJBIZ01/160409952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160321/NJBIZ01/160329982&source=RSS Rutgers Law School names co-dean for Camden location Rutgers Law School has named a co-dean for its location in Camden, the university announced Monday. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 10:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160321/NJBIZ01/160329982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160318/NJBIZ01/160319766&source=RSS Christie calls for 2-year freeze on hospital property taxes, committee to study issue Gov. Chris Christie held a news conference at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth on Friday to announce his support for a two-year moratorium on property taxes for previously exempt nonprofit hospitals while an appointed commission studies the issue further. Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160318/NJBIZ01/160319766&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160316/NJBIZ01/160319844&source=RSS The NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year finalists for 2016 NJBIZ is proud to announce New Jersey's most dynamic general counsels and chief legal officers with its list of finalists for the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year awards for 2016. These professionals each play a crucial role in making their companies successful. Wed, 16 Mar 2016 10:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160316/NJBIZ01/160319844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160311/NJBIZ01/160319955&source=RSS Atlantic City takeover bill advanced by Senate panel Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee voted Thursday 9-1-3 in favor of advancing a bill that would allow for a state takeover of Atlantic City&#8217s finances. Fri, 11 Mar 2016 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160311/NJBIZ01/160319955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160309/NJBIZ01/160309753&source=RSS How one law firm is adapting to the changing health care industry A new world in health care is driving changes to services and products needed, financially and legally, and one law firm is adapting to that shift with a new, all-encompassing unit. Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160309/NJBIZ01/160309753&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/160309826&source=RSS Business partner getting a divorce? Here's why details are your business A divorce affects many more people than just the two who&#8217ve decided to split. While it is an uncertain time for the couple&#8217s children, extended family and friends, it also can be a scary time for a business partner. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/160309826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/303079989&source=RSS Why March is the height of divorce season in N.J. Throughout history, the Ides of March brought endings &#8212 from the assassination of Julius Caesar to the cancelation of &#8220The Ed Sullivan Show&#8221 to the appearance of the global SARS health crisis. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/303079989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/303079990&source=RSS Alimony reform in New Jersey Here's a primer Last month, a Morris County man went before Superior Court Judge Maritza Berdote Byrne seeking to terminate his alimony obligations to his ex-wife on the grounds that she is now cohabitating with another man. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/303079990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/303079991&source=RSS Breaking up the business The impact of divorce on a family-owned company can be devastating Love might not cost a thing, but divorce is expensive and complicated. Especially if you co-own a business with your spouse. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160307/NJBIZ01/303079991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160301/NJBIZ01/160309971&source=RSS Sweeney No hearing for Christie's Supreme Court pick As far as Senate President Steve Sweeney is concerned, Gov. Chris Christie's latest pick for a vacant spot on the state Supreme Court is a nonstarter. Tue, 01 Mar 2016 12:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160301/NJBIZ01/160309971&source=RSS