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New Jersey League of Municipalities Celebrates 100th Year Anniversary

On May 7 the New Jersey State League of Municipalities will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a banquet at the Hilton in East Brunswick. At the same time, the League will commemorate the retirement of Bill Dressel, the League’s Executive Director, who has forty-one years of service with the organization. Mason, Griffin & Pierson will Read More

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Minh Dang Honored by Womanspace

Human rights scholar and activist, Minh Dang, is the recipient of Womanspace’s Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award. Firm Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, is a long-time member of the Board of Trustees and Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the event. Womanspace is a non-profit organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their Read More

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Historic Harrison Township Day

On Saturday May 2, the Township of Harrison hosts its annual family entertainment event at Ella Harris Park.  Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor.

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Stuart 5K Run/Walk

The firm is a sponsor for Stuart Country Day School’s fundraising event, “Poetry in Motion”.  The 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday May 16.  Cory Kestner, an associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson is Co-Chair of the event.  For more information, go to https://www.stuartschool.org/athletics/poetry_in_motion/index.aspx.

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  • Online Course May 19 & 26: Discrimination in the Workplace

    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.

    Register at
    https://www.ssreg.com/princeton/classes/results.asp?string=zuckerman

  • COVID-19 Employment & Financial Update (3/24/2020)

    Click Link Here to read important information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • NELA-NJ Attorney Zuckerman

    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."

  • Scollo Joins Firm

    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.