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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Smart, aggressive representation in all phases of discovery and trial, with extensive experience in commercial, construction and contract litigation; healthcare and PIP; insurance coverage disputes; casualty and personal injury defense; mass tort and toxic tort litigation; and product liability.

Corporate and Commercial

Far-sighted counsel to protect our clients’ interests and avoid legal entanglements. We offer representation in business transactions and negotiations as well as public works, construction and engineering; sales and service agreements; employment agreements; and nonprofit law.

Labor and Employment

Thorough legal services for businesses of all sizes in the fields of executive compensation and employee benefits; ERISA compliance; internal regulations and employment-related procedures; separation agreements; discrimination and wrongful termination; and workplace fairness.
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News and Views

2207, 2015

Update on Block the Box laws

July 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

By Tom Jardim

We recently wrote a blog post about the passage of the “Opportunity to Compete Act” in New Jersey, making the State the 17th state to adopt a so-called “ban the box” law.  These laws aim to prohibit companies from obtaining information from job applicants about their criminal records. At the time of that post, over 100 cities and counties around the country had adopted a form of this law.

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207, 2015

Criminal Sanctions May Materialize for Employees Who Resort to Work-Place ‘Self-Help’

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

By Brigette N. Eagan and Seth Rudnitsky, Law Clerk

On June 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed a criminal indictment for theft against an employee who took documents belonging to her employer.  The documents were to be used by the employee to support claims of discrimination and retaliation […]