By Karen Mason | Published April 7, 2014 | |
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The New Jersey Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“RULLCA”) recently took full effect. Regardless of the date of the formation of the LLC (“Limited Liability Company”), the new law now governs all limited liability companies formed under and operating under the laws of the State of New Jersey. The law rescinds the prior limited Read MoreRead More
The firm is pleased to support the Princeton Nursery School’s “Singing in the Rain” fundraising event celebrating PNS’s 85th anniversary on April 26, 2014 at Beden’s Brook Country Club in Skillman, NJ. Victoria D. Britton, an Associate with the firm, is a board member of PNS as well as on the planning committee for the Read MoreRead More
Womanspace will honor Joe Torre, Baseball Hall of Famer and advocate for victims of domestic violence with this year’s Sigmund Award on April 30th. Mason, Griffin & Pierson has been an active member and sponsor of Womanspace, a non-profit organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their families who are impacted by family Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the 2014 RUN WITH ROTARY, the Montgomery Rocky-Hill Rotary Club’s annual community charity event scheduled for Sunday, April 27. The 5K road race and one-mile fun walk-ramble start at 10:35 and 10:00 AM, respectively. Kristina P. Hadinger, a Director with MGP, is a charter member of the Read MoreRead More
Valerie L. Howe, Director and chair of Mason, Griffin & Pierson’s Estates & Trusts Practice Group will present a seminar on Tuesday May 6 at 6 PM at the Nassau Club in Princeton. Financial Planner, Martin Hopkins, will also be a presenter. The seminar will cover estate and financial planning. To register call 609.436.1261 or Read MoreRead More
Have you ever experienced discrimination in the workplace? Do you know your rights as an employee? This class will explore topics including: sexual harassment; discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, or other protection classifications; medical marijuana in the workplace; whistle-blower claims; NJ’s newly enacted Wage Theft Act; the difference between the Federal and State family leave acts; and other laws that protect employees. We will discuss hypothetical employment claims based on real life employment experiences. Update: This course will also cover new employee protections available due to COVID-19.
The instructor for this course is Mason, Griffin & Pierson attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, Esq., who has been practicing employment law in Princeton for 30 years.
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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.