By Karen Mason | Published May 1, 2014 | |
- Of Counsel
The Princeton Community Pool is a state-of-art facility, and an exciting gathering place for residents of the Princeton area. Mason, Griffin & Pierson has long been a generous sponsor of the Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Pool Fund and is proud to help strengthen the community’s permanent endowment for this recreational facility. For more information go Read MoreRead More
The Somerset County Bar Foundation is hosting its 9th annual 5K Legal Runaround on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Somerville, NJ. Victoria Britton, a trustee of the Somerset County Bar Association, is one of the event’s planners. For more information go to www.practicehard.comRead More
To celebrate the Princeton School’s gardening program, the Riverside School in Princeton will hold a community-wide event on May 19. The program is designed to encourage healthy living, and Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor. All are welcome to attend. For more information go to https://www.princetonk12.org/.Read 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. Along with Financial Planner, Martin Hopkins, the seminar will cover estate and financial planning. The RSVP deadline is past, but to see Read MoreRead More
On Tuesday May 13 the Mercer County Bar Association will honor a distinguished group of New Jersey attorneys who have reached the milestone of fifty years of admission to the Bar. The Golden Jubilee Reception will take place at Mountain View Golf Club in West Trenton. Call 609-585-6200 for information regarding the event.Read More
Elizabeth Zuckerman has been named Of Counsel to the Princeton law firm, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C, and will lead its Employment Law section. Ms. Zuckerman received a J.D. from the University of California at Davis School of Law where she served as Executive Editor for the Law Review. In 1997, Ms. Zuckerman co-founded the employment law firm of Zuckerman & Fisher, LLC, focusing her practice on employee rights. Ms. Zuckerman is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She will continue to practice in the areas of employment law, employee rights and appellate practice. Ms. Zuckerman serves on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association and is a member of the New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is celebrating its sixty-fifth anniversary. Since its founding in 1955, the firm has evolved from a two-man general practice partnership to a mid-size professional corporation which continues a general practice but has developed specific areas of concentration. The firm has been an integral part of central New Jersey over the past sixty-five years. The firm's first municipal client, Princeton, remains a client today, along with other municipalities and governing bodies in Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Camden and Gloucester counties. Two of the firm's attorneys have served as President of the Mercer County Bar Association and, in 2001, the firm received the Community Partner Award from Mercer County Bar Foundation. Four of the firm's attorneys have been honored with the Fred G. Stickel Award for Excellence in Municipal Law and Service to the Legal Profession.
Elizabeth Zuckerman will be an instructor for the Princeton Adult Education course, Know Your Rights as an Employee. The 3-session course starts on February 11 and will explore topics including sexual harassment, discrimination, medical marijuana in the workplace, whistle-blower claims, NJ’s newly enacted Wage Theft Act, Federal and State family leave acts, and other laws that protect employees. Ms. Zuckerman has been practicing employment law for thirty years in Princeton and serves on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. For more information visit .princetonadultschool.org.
MG&P starts the new year with new municipal clients. Kevin Van Hise has been appointed as the attorney for the West Amwell Township Zoning Board of Adjustment and Edwin Schmierer was recently retained by the Borough of Elmwood to serve as Special Counsel.
Elizabeth Zuckerman will be arguing in the NJ Supreme Court on February 3rd, in the case of Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc. The case involves the issue of whether an employee who uses medical marijuana can be terminated for failing a drug test. Ms. Zuckerman will be arguing on behalf of Amicus NELA-NJ.