Platkin to depart Murphy administration (in mid-Oct.), become partner at Lowenstein Sandler

Chief counsel Matt Platkin will depart Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration next month to pursue an opportunity in the private sector at Lowenstein Sandler, it was announced Wednesday night. At Lowenstein, Platkin will serve as a...

Familiar faces: For retired N.J. Justice Timpone, new job at boutique Newark law firm...

Why did Walter F. Timpone choose to land at boutique law firm Calcagni & Kanefsky after stepping down as an associate justice with the New Jersey Supreme Court? That's easy, he said: “It's like getting...

Law firm Bertone Piccini starts Family Law Division

Bertone Piccini LLP, a boutique law firm in Hasbrouck Heights, has launched a Family Law Division, led by one of three new hires. The firm said in a news release that Thomas R. McConnell, Charles...

Forward-thinking: Why CSG is expanding its office space in NYC — even when everyone...

It’s not so surprising that Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is expanding during 2020. After all, the West Orange-based firm added 30 attorneys in 2019 and has grown 13% since 2018. But the fact that the...

New law paves way for immigrants — regardless of status — to obtain professional...

In a move that puts New Jersey ahead of most of the country, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that will prohibit immigration status from preventing an applicant from getting a professional license, provided all...

New law office opens in Ocean Township

Kaitlyn R. Campanile announced on Thursday the opening of her new law office in Ocean Township. The Law Office of Kaitlyn R. Campanile LLC will focus on real estate law, community association law and business...

Pierre-Louis confirmed as first Black woman to serve on N.J. Supreme Court (UPDATED)

In a historically significant moment, Fabiana Pierre-Louis was unanimously confirmed by the state Senate on Thursday afternoon, becoming the first Black woman to serve as an associate justice on the New Jersey Supreme Court. Pierre-Louis,...

Quigley leaving Assembly post as general counsel for job in private sector

Brian Quigley, the deputy executive director and general counsel in the Assembly Majority Office, is leaving his post to take a job in the private sector. Quigley informed key members of the Assembly on Wednesday....

Palatucci to join McCarter & English: ‘A chance to spread my wings’

Bill Palatucci is joining McCarter & English as a partner in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice. The move will be announced Wednesday. Palatucci, who is perhaps best known for his work with former Govs. Chris...

Pierre-Louis is one step closer to being first Black woman on N.J. Supreme Court

Fabiana Pierre-Louis took one step closer to becoming the first Black female justice on the New Jersey Supreme Court when she was approved, unanimously, by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. A vote of the...

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After a long period of steady decline in many important COVID-19 statistics, Gov. Phil Murphy said there are five counties in the state that...

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It’s the dreaded “sooner rather than later” response. And it’s all restaurant owners have to go on — for now — when it comes...

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Amazon opens latest delivery center, in Carlstadt

Amazon continues to roll along on the path to becoming New Jersey’s largest private-sector employer, announcing yet another new delivery station has opened in...

Stockton names CPA, alumnus as new board chairman

Raymond R. Ciccone, an accountant and alumnus, has been named chair of the Stockton University board of trustees, the Galloway-based college announced this week. Ciccone,...