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By ROI-NJ Staff
Newark | November 16, 2017 at 2:04 pm

16 11, 2017

Mistrial in Menendez corruption case, as jury can’t reach verdict

2017-11-16T15:27:14+00:00

The federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has ended in a mistrial after the jury remained deadlocked after four days of deliberations. According to multiple published reports, the 12 jurors — including a recent replacement — could not reach a verdict after the New Jersey Democrat’s 11-week trial. ...

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Mistrial in Menendez corruption case, as jury can’t reach verdict 2017-11-16T15:27:14+00:00
9 11, 2017

Toys R Us names new general counsel

2017-11-09T11:04:53+00:00

Toys R Us Inc. has named a new executive vice president and general counsel. James Young, a 10-year veteran of the Wayne-based company’s legal division, has previously worked on projects ranging from contract negotiations to mergers and acquisitions and corporate compliance. He replaces Cornell Boggs, who had joined the company ...

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Toys R Us names new general counsel 2017-11-09T11:04:53+00:00
8 11, 2017

Platkin to be named Murphy’s chief counsel

2017-11-08T22:39:29+00:00

Matt Platkin, who was an internal policy expert during Phil Murphy’s gubernatorial campaign, will be chief counsel to the governor-elect, two sources familiar with internal discussions in Murphy’s camp confirmed to ROI-NJ on Wednesday night. The sources requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak publicly. The sources also ...

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Platkin to be named Murphy’s chief counsel 2017-11-08T22:39:29+00:00
8 11, 2017

Storm of cyberattacks could spur beefed-up cybersecurity laws

2017-11-10T10:27:29+00:00

No one doubts the consequence of a data breach — especially when it exposes the personal details of a third of the country’s workforce, as this year’s data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax did. But those catastrophic consequences are not foretold for the company itself in any formal sense. ...

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Storm of cyberattacks could spur beefed-up cybersecurity laws 2017-11-10T10:27:29+00:00
8 11, 2017

Sills Cummis partner: Election years are boon for business

2017-11-10T10:29:17+00:00

Don’t discuss politics around the dinner table, at a party or in a law firm. Unless you’re Max Crane of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. He’ll take a point of differentiation in the competitive Garden State legal sector over etiquette any day. “It’s a political year — and, if you ...

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Sills Cummis partner: Election years are boon for business 2017-11-10T10:29:17+00:00
8 11, 2017

Law firms help advocates on cases with wide-ranging effects

2017-11-10T10:29:46+00:00

The bottom line (whatever that translates to in Latin) is that New Jersey’s law firms that assist in amicus curiae — or, in English, friend of the court — take that work very seriously. As an explainer: When there’s a major legal case that bubbles its way up to the ...

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Law firms help advocates on cases with wide-ranging effects 2017-11-10T10:29:46+00:00
6 11, 2017

Employment law expert offers take on recent harassment scandals

2017-11-08T12:11:41+00:00

Harvey Weinstein. Bill O’Reilly. Travis Kalanick. Just a handful of names of top employers and personalities who have resigned or have been fired this year in the wake of sexual harassment accusations and lawsuits. A lot can happen in a year, Nancy Erika Smith, partner and co-founder of Smith Mullin ...

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Employment law expert offers take on recent harassment scandals 2017-11-08T12:11:41+00:00
20 10, 2017

Babineau joins executive committee of Rutgers’ Center for Real Estate

2017-10-20T12:22:39+00:00

Anne S. Babineau, a co-chair of the Real Estate practice at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, has been appointed to join the executive committee of the advisory board at the Rutgers Center for Real Estate, the organization announced. Babineau has worked on some of New Jersey’s most challenging projects, the release ...

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Babineau joins executive committee of Rutgers’ Center for Real Estate 2017-10-20T12:22:39+00:00
20 10, 2017

Attorneys’ idea has birthed five years of networking opportunities

2017-11-06T11:54:26+00:00

Hundreds of South Jersey professionals are marking five years of mixers. SoPro, short for social professionals, provides opportunities for young professionals to connect and advance their careers in the greater Atlantic City area. Founding members Sheila Hughes, Michael Gibson and Michael Salad got the idea in August 2012 to return ...

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Attorneys’ idea has birthed five years of networking opportunities 2017-11-06T11:54:26+00:00
19 10, 2017

Fishman offers thoughts on Bridgegate participants, Trump

2017-10-23T12:22:19+00:00

Paul Fishman didn’t hold back. He no longer needs to. Six months after being fired as the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, Fishman was free to regale the crowd of 900 attorneys at the annual Jewish Law Symposium at Birchwood Manor with his own opinions, during an evocative and reflective ...

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Fishman offers thoughts on Bridgegate participants, Trump 2017-10-23T12:22:19+00:00
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