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Toys R Us names new general counsel

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...

Platkin to be named Murphy’s chief counsel

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...

Storm of cyberattacks could spur beefed-up cybersecurity laws

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...

Sills Cummis partner: Election years are boon for business

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...

Law firms help advocates on cases with wide-ranging effects

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...

Employment law expert offers take on recent harassment scandals

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...

Babineau joins executive committee of Rutgers’ Center for Real Estate

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,...

Attorneys’ idea has birthed five years of networking opportunities

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...

Fishman offers thoughts on Bridgegate participants, Trump

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...

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

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...

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Detailed discussion: Former NFL star, entrepreneur and community leader Jenkins offers life lessons

When Malcom Jenkins was growing up in Piscataway, his dad made him up pick up the yard. The work, however, didn’t stop there. Jenkins...

Coughlin, Singer named NJHA Legislators of the Year

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and state Sen. Robert Singer will be honored along with several others at the New Jersey Health Association's...

Imagine offering training for those looking to become Grief Specialists

Imagine: A Center for Coping with Loss, in Mountainside, said that, in response to the high level of interest in its training courses as...

Modern Meadow, Earthletica collaborate to debut new breathable and waterproof outdoor apparel

Nutley-based Modern Meadow and Earthletica, an Australia-based company focused on sustainable and high-performance activewear, on Friday announced their collaboration on the Bronte Jacket, named...

Inspira Health opens new Behavioral Health Services facility in Salem

A new involuntary Behavioral Health Services facility has opened in Salem County, according to a Friday announcement from Inspira Health. The new addition of involuntary...