By Karen Mason | Published June 16, 2016 | |
- Of Counsel
Edwin W. Schmeirer, Esq., Chair of the firm’s Local Government Law Practice Group, serves as a panelist at the Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) Annual Symposium on June 21, 2016. Mr. Schmierer, who serves as the AHPNJ President, discussed issues related to the extension of affordable housing deed restriction controls on municipal housing Read MoreRead More
YMCA Camp Mason, located in Hardwick, NJ, will hold its annual Racin’ 4 Mason bike ride on June 25. Camp Mason is named after Mason, Griffin & Pierson’s co-founder, Ralph S. Mason, who served as the Camp’s Board of Trustees President for many years. All proceeds from the race support scholarships that enable underprivileged children Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson supports the Boy Scouts of America, Central New Jersey Council, Troop 46. From 1:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday June 7 the Scouts will hold a Strawberry Festival fundraiser at the Montgomery Middle School Lower Campus on Burnt Hill Road in Skillman. Entertainment is provided by the Blawenburg Band and the Read MoreRead More
Montgomery Township celebrates Independence Day with music, family-fun activities and fireworks beginning at 6 PM on June 30th at Montgomery Township High School. For more information go to https://montgomeryfireworks.org. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a proud supporter of 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.