Cole Schotz

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Court Plaza North
25 Main Street
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, United States
Phone: 201-489-3000
Fax: 201-489-1536
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

New York Joins Growing Lists of States to Guarantee Paid Leave

Beginning next year, New York will become the fourth state in America to guarantee paid family leave for private sector employees. On January 1, 2018, the New York State Paid Family Leave Program (the “Program”) will take…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Delaware District Court finds that Bankruptcy Court Cannot Enter a Final Order Releasing Third-party Claims Without Constitutional Authority

In this post-Stern opinion (the “Opinion”), the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (the “Court”) addresses two main issues with respect to the approval of nonconsensual third-party releases provided for in…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

NYC Pay History Ban: Combating Wage Disparity

The New York City Council approved legislation on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, which bans NYC employers from relying on past salary history when making hiring decisions. The legislation, known as Introduction 1253-A, is intended to…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Section 1521(a)(7) Found Inapplicable to State Law Fraudulent Conveyance Actions

On March 23, 2017, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida (the “Court”) issued an opinion in the chapter 15 case of Banco Cruzeiro do Sul, S.A., a Brazilian bank (“BCSUL” or the “Debtor”), holding, among…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade

Section 1129(a)(9)(A) Trumps DIP Orders

On January 5, 2017, Judge Sontchi of the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware issued an opinion (the “Opinion”) in the pending Molycorp Chapter 11 case (Case No. 15-11357). In re Molycorp, Inc., 562 B.R. 67 (Bankr. D…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

No More Laches Defense for Patent Infringement

In what some perceive as a major shift from decades of precedent, the United States Supreme Court held last week that laches – unreasonable delay – is no longer a valid defense against a claim for patent infringement so long as…more
 /  Intellectual Property

An Empty Seat at the Table: Sovereign Immunity Bars Pre-Spill Act Liability

Earlier this week, the New Jersey Supreme Court clarified in NL Industries, Inc. v. State of New Jersey, (A-44-15) (March 27, 2017), that the State of New Jersey retains its sovereign immunity under the New Jersey Spill…more
 /  Environmental Law

Secondary Market Transaction Results in U.S. Court Jurisdiction Over Foreign Lender

Foreign financial institutions that trade dollar-denominated securities on the secondary market may not appreciate that they could be forced to defend an action arising from such a transaction in a U.S. court. That is what…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Employer-Compliance Obligations and Enjoined DOL Regulations

As previously discussed on this blog in a post dated November 23, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”), in May of 2016, issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) revising its regulations construing the so-called…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Anticipating an Answer to the Most Vexing Question in Copyright Law?

Arguably one of the “most vexing” questions in all of copyright law will be answered this year. Or at least that is what many in the furniture and fashion industry are hoping…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Delaware Court of Chancery Rules on Unambiguous Director Removal Voting Requirements

In a recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Court struck down a corporate bylaw provision of NutriSystem, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), ruling the provision to be inconsistent with the Delaware…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts

Committees: Can the U.S. Trustee Disband What the U.S. Trustee Forms?

Sometimes the smallest bankruptcy cases give rise to the most interesting legal questions. One such case was that of ScripsAmerica, Inc., which gave rise to the question of whether the Office of the United States Trustee (the…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

The Increased Use of Combined Hearings and Combined Plan and Disclosure Statements in Delaware

Since February 2016, the Local Rules for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware provide for combined hearings on approval of disclosure statements and confirmation of plans and for the use of combined…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

Tax Court Puts Brakes on Recent Trend Limiting Religious/Non-Profit Exemptions

In a recent tax court case, Holy Trinity Baptist Church v. City of Trenton (Docket No. 015909-2014, February 2, 2017), the court overturned the findings of the County Board of Taxation and upheld the tax exemption for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Nonprofit Law, Taxation

In re Roust: Seven Steps to Confirming a Plan in Seven Days

On January 6, 2017, Judge Robert D. Drain of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York orally approved a prepackaged plan of reorganization (a “Prepack”) in In re Roust Corporation, et al. (Case No. 16-23786),…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations
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