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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Attorneys grapple with best way to handle management

In late 2015, following the rebranding of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi P.C., Dan Schwartz was approached and asked if he would consider giving up his corporate practice, offloading his book of business and becoming...

As legal issues surround cannabis, law firms get ready

He’s a longtime real estate attorney, but he’s behind efforts to develop a cannabis law practice at Connell Foley LLP. And that doesn’t even make Nevins McCann, the attorney in question, unique. Attorneys from all backgrounds...

Justice Dept. to retry Menendez on corruption charges

The Justice Department filed notice late Friday afternoon that it intends to retry U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez on political corruption charges. Menendez’s first trial, which in November, ended in a mistrial after jurors were unable...

Scarinci Hollenbeck adds financial services partner

A financial services attorney with more than 30 years of experience has joined Scarinci Hollenbeck, the Lyndhurst-based firm announced recently. Paul A. Lieberman, who had been a partner at Eaton & Van Winkle LLP, will...

When New Jerseyans die, what becomes of e-assets?

The fact that Timothy Ferges has to reckon with technology in his legal practice is easy to see. Ferges deals with estates. And, as he explained, fewer of the 21st century individual’s possessions are things...

Princeton’s Smith Stratton acquired by Philly law firm

Philadelphia-based law firm Dilworth Paxson LLP announced recently that it is combining with Princeton firm Smith, Stratton, Wise, Heher & Brennan LLP. “Smith Stratton’s and Dilworth’s respective areas of deep expertise complement each other perfectly,...

Grewal officially confirmed as attorney general

Gurbir Grewal officially became the country’s first Sikh-American attorney general when he was sworn in Tuesday, hours after the inauguration of Gov. Phil Murphy. Grewal, the first of Murphy’s cabinet nominees to be put up...

Court reporting firm acquires global company

Livingston’s Veritext, a court reporting and litigation support company, has announced its acquisition of David Feldman Worldwide Reporting. The deal, confirmed Tuesday, seeks to combine DFW’s reputation for handling complex litigation cases with Veritext’s technical...

Grifa: Towns can’t demand prepaid COAH fees

Talking Points is an occasional feature in ROI-NJ that recaps key points of view across the state. Lori Grifa is a partner at Archer & Greiner P.C., and a former commissioner of the New...

AG Porrino returning to Lowenstein Sandler, firm says

As the gubernatorial administration shifts from Gov. Chris Christie to incoming Gov. Phil Murphy, the state attorney general, Christopher Porrino, has found a new job. Porrino, who began serving as attorney general on an acting...

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