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494 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102, United States
Contact: Alexandra Kahn, Business Development & Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 973.533.0777
Fax: 973.533.1112
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Education
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Washington
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

U.S. Supreme Court’s Epic Decision Validates Class Action Waivers

On May 21 the U.S. Supreme Court resolved the question whether the National Labor Relations Act prevents an employer from enforcing an employee’s contractual waiver of the right to sue the employer on a class or collective…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Conflict of Laws, Labor & Employment Law

Public Employer Obligations Under the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act

Governor Murphy has signed the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act (“WDEA”) into law. The WDEA takes immediate effect and creates new obligations of which public employers must be aware…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Paves the Way to Sports Wagering

In a victory for states’ rights and sports fans looking to cash in on their insight, the Supreme Court ruled today in favor of allowing states to determine whether to legalize sports wagering in Murphy v. NCAA. Writing for…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law

Welcome to The Garden State: NJ’s Law Against Discrimination Grows to Protect Non-Resident Employees

A New Jersey appellate court recently held that a non-resident employee who telecommuted to her New Jersey employer from her home in Massachusetts may be covered by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Facts -…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

UPDATED: New Laws in New York State & City on Workplace Sexual Harassment

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed several new laws imposing requirements on employers in New York State regarding sexual harassment. New York City employers will be subject to additional requirements, as Mayor Bill de Blasio…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

N.J. Governor Orders Fresh Focus On Worker Misclassification

On May 3, 2018 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 25 which authorizes a 12-person task force to review misclassification of workers as independent contractors in New Jersey, with a focus on the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

It’s Golf Outing Season: Do You Know Where Your Check Is Going?

Although it has been a long winter, we have recently had a taste of spring (or maybe even summer) here in New Jersey. The warmer weather means that golf outing season is upon us…more
 /  Business Organizations, Elections & Politics

New Laws in New York State & City on Workplace Sexual Harassment

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed several new laws imposing requirements on employers in New York State regarding sexual harassment. New York City employers will be subject to additional requirements, as the city council…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New Jersey Passes Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

On May 2, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law mandating all private and public New Jersey employers, regardless of size, offer paid sick leave. This makes New Jersey the 10th state to adopt mandatory paid sick leave…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Monkey See, Monkey Sue: Ninth Circuit Finds Naruto Cannot Sue Under Copyright Act

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel affirmed dismissal of copyright infringement claims brought on behalf of a macaque monkey, Naruto, against a wildlife photographer. The Court found that Naruto had…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

New Jersey Takes the Lead in Equal Pay Act Legislation

Following up on his January 16, 2018 Executive Order promoting equal pay for equal work, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a historic and sweeping equal pay law on April 24, 2018. The “Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act” was…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

IRS Rules Gift Splitting Differs for Gift and GST Tax Purposes

In PLR 201811002 the IRS has ruled that gift splitting works differently when applied to Gift taxes and Generation Skipping Transfer (GST) taxes. Gift splitting is authorized by IRC Section 2513(a)(1) and states, generally,…more
 /  Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

New Jersey Supreme Court Unanimously Limits Scope of Consumer Protection Statute

The New Jersey Supreme Court issued an important decision on the scope of the New Jersey consumer protection statute called the Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act or TCCWNA. The two class action matters…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection

AG Requires New Jersey Police Departments To Randomly Drug Test Officers

The New Jersey Attorney General has issued new directive requiring all law enforcement agencies in the state to conduct random drug testing. The guidelines now make all officers subject to drug testing, whether they are employed…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Clarifies Appeal Timing for Consolidated Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that when a final decision has been issued in one of several consolidated civil cases, the losing party can immediately appeal, even if other of the consolidated cases are ongoing. Hall v. Hall,…more
 /  Civil Procedure
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