By Karen Mason | Published September 13, 2013 | |
- Of Counsel
Trishka Waterbury Cecil has been appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey to serve a four-year term on the District XIII (serving Hunterdon, Somerset & Warren Counties) Ethics Committee. The Ethics Committee works with the Office of Attorney Ethics, the office responsible for supervision and discipline of New Jersey attorneys.Read More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for The 2nd Annual Mayors Cup “Links to the Library” Golf Tournament. The tournament benefits the Plainsboro, NJ Free Public Library Foundation. The golf outing will take place on September 9.<!–Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for The 2nd Annual Mayor’s Cup ALinks to the [email protected] Golf Read MoreRead More
Some employers may be considering reducing the hours of part-time employees in an effort to avoid providing affordable health care coverage required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obama Care). Use caution if you are considering a similar program because the law encompasses both full-time employees and full-time equivalents in the employer calculation. Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the Clinton Township Recreation – 9th Annual Golf Outing. The September 23rd outing helps to support recreation programs in the Township.<!–Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the Clinton Township Recreation B 9th Annual Golf Outing. The September 23rd outing helps to support recreation programs in Read MoreRead More
Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., a firm Director, will be an instructor for the New Jersey Planning Official’s Planning and Zoning Board members training session in Somerset County on October 3, 2020. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm’s Government Practice Group and represents a number of land use boards including the Lawrence Township Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Borough of Pennington Joint Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment and the West Windsor Zoning Board of Adjustment. The New Jersey Planning Officials can be reached at [email protected] for any land use board member interested in attending the training session.
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In a recent decision (Justin Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc.), the New Jersey Supreme Court determined that an employee who is fired for using medical marijuana outside the workplace may bring a claim for disability discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Mason, Griffin & Pierson Attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, who argued the cause for Amicus Curiae National Employment Lawyers Association of New Jersey, stated the "decision is a win for employees who test positive for marijuana due to their lawful use of medical marijuana outside the workplace."
Jeanne-Marie Scollo has become an Associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. She earned her J.D from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She is a member of the firm's Local Government Law and Litigation Practice Groups. Ms. Scollo brings over nine years of previous legal experience to the firm. She served as Deputy County Counsel for Middlesex County from 2014 to 2019 and was previously a solo practitioner in New Brunswick. Ms. Scollo is admitted in New Jersey and New York and is a member of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, Mercer County, Middlesex County, and New Jersey State Bar Associations.