By Karen Mason | Published April 7, 2014 | |
- Of Counsel
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
Elizabeth Zuckerman, Esq. will be conducting a virtual course on October 13, 2020 - Know Your Rights as an Employee. Topics include harassment, hostile work environment and discrimination on the basis of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and other protected statuses. The concept of reasonable accommodation and the interactive process will be explored. There will be discussion regarding the New Jersey whistle-blower law, wage and hour laws, family leave laws, non-compete agreements, new employee protections as a result of COVID-19 and common law claims, such as breach of contract and intentional infliction of emotional distress. In addition, hypothetical employment claims based on real life employment experiences will be discussed. Register at https://www.ssreg.com/princeton/classes/results.asp?code=120.
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."