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By Lynda Cohen
New Jersey | October 12, 2017 at 11:23 am

12 10, 2017

N.J. lawyers’ billing rates among nation’s highest, research finds

2017-11-03T11:16:32+00:00

New Jersey lawyers are among the highest in the nation for hourly billing rates, according to a Canadian researcher. The state is sixth in the nation at a $272-an-hour average when it includes both lawyer and nonlawyer rates, according to the “2017 Legal Trends Report” issued by Clio. When it ...

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N.J. lawyers’ billing rates among nation’s highest, research finds 2017-11-03T11:16:32+00:00
9 10, 2017

ROI-NJ Exclusive: Attorney breaks down hospital tax deal and its impact

2017-10-10T09:35:54+00:00

When Atlantic Health System settled the years-long property tax dispute in 2015 with Morristown following a now-nationally famous tax court decision from Judge Vito Bianco, it was all thanks to the work of McCarter & English attorney Susan Feeney. Feeney has kept away from the media since her big win, ...

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ROI-NJ Exclusive: Attorney breaks down hospital tax deal and its impact 2017-10-10T09:35:54+00:00
6 10, 2017

Honeywell names new general counsel, replacing departing exec

2017-10-06T12:07:14+00:00

Morris Plains-based conglomerate Honeywell has promoted an executive to senior vice president and general counsel, it announced Friday. Anne T. Madden, who had been the company’s vice president of corporate development and global head of mergers and acquisitions since 2002, replaces Kate Adams, who is leaving the company to serve ...

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Honeywell names new general counsel, replacing departing exec 2017-10-06T12:07:14+00:00
29 09, 2017

Gibbons names new chief diversity officer to replace departed attorney

2017-10-12T11:32:03+00:00

The law firm Gibbons P.C. has named its second-ever chief diversity officer, it announced Thursday. Robert L. Johnson will also serve as a director in the firm’s Corporate Department, overseeing the award-winning Gibbons Diversity Initiative as well as developing and supporting various workforce and workplace inclusion programs, the firm said ...

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Gibbons names new chief diversity officer to replace departed attorney 2017-10-12T11:32:03+00:00
28 09, 2017

Malvern FSB names N.J. lawyer as SVP, general counsel

2017-09-28T11:51:08+00:00

A New Jersey attorney has been appointed senior vice president and general counsel for Malvern Federal Savings Bank. Rona E. Korman previously served as general counsel and chief risk officer of Center Bancorp Inc. She brings a wide range of experience in corporate and banking law, lending, workout and corporate ...

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Malvern FSB names N.J. lawyer as SVP, general counsel 2017-09-28T11:51:08+00:00
26 09, 2017

Connell Foley opens new HQ in 56 at Roseland building (slideshow)

2017-09-29T10:43:57+00:00

Connell Foley LLP, one of New Jersey’s largest law firms, has opened its new corporate headquarters in the 56 at Roseland building, according to a news release Tuesday. The firm has leased 75,000 square feet at the 400,000-square-foot building owned by joint venture partners Mountain Development Corp. and Square Mile ...

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Connell Foley opens new HQ in 56 at Roseland building (slideshow) 2017-09-29T10:43:57+00:00
25 09, 2017

Many of state’s law firms seeing revenue increase, according to survey

2017-09-27T10:54:07+00:00

Most of the law firms operating in the state saw increases in revenue in 2016 over the previous year, according to the New Jersey Law Journal’s annual survey. The journal ranks firms for its Top 40 by revenue generated only from their New Jersey offices, regardless of where else they ...

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Many of state’s law firms seeing revenue increase, according to survey 2017-09-27T10:54:07+00:00
12 09, 2017

What can N.J. offer Amazon? ROI-NJ asked an expert (hint: it’s a lot)

2017-11-07T16:01:02+00:00

When Amazon officials announced last week that they were looking for a location for a second headquarters, government officials and municipality heads across the country began making a pitch to land one of the nation’s biggest and fastest-growing companies. The winner will land a project that is expected to bring ...

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What can N.J. offer Amazon? ROI-NJ asked an expert (hint: it’s a lot) 2017-11-07T16:01:02+00:00
11 09, 2017

Law firm CSG creates Food & Beverage specialty group

2017-09-11T13:35:06+00:00

New Jersey’s food and beverage industry is growing by leaps and bounds, and the law firm Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is the latest business to get involved, forming a specialty Food & Beverage Group aimed at providing counsel to companies within the industry. West Orange-based CSG, one of the ...

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Law firm CSG creates Food & Beverage specialty group 2017-09-11T13:35:06+00:00
7 09, 2017

Lowenstein Sandler moves into redesigned HQ

2017-09-13T15:48:52+00:00

The prominent New Jersey law firm Lowenstein Sandler has opened a new Garden State headquarters at the 56 at Roseland property in Roseland, according to co-owner Mountain Development Corp. The 400,000-square-foot office property at 56 Livingston Ave. is a joint venture between Mountain Development and Square Mile Capital. Lowenstein Sandler ...

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Lowenstein Sandler moves into redesigned HQ 2017-09-13T15:48:52+00:00
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