By Karen Mason | Published April 13, 2017 | |
- Of Counsel
The firm is please to be a sponsor for the Corner House Foundation benefit “Monte Carlo Casino Night” on April 21 at the Mercer County Boathouse. Corner House is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership, prevention, treatment and outreach for young people with substance abuse issues. For more information go to www.cornerhousenj.org.Read More
Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey is hosting an informational networking mixer at which Ed Schmierer, a Director with the firm and Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) Board President, will provide an update on the fair share litigation. The AHPNJ is a voice for affordable housing in the State of New Jersey at Read MoreRead More
Kristina Hadinger, a Director with the firm will be a presenter at the annual conference of the Municipal Clerks’ Association of New Jersey on April 26. The course is entitled “OPRA From All Perspectives.” The Association promotes education and training in the Municipal Clerk industry. For more information, go to https://www.njclerks.org/.Read More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the April 27th Womanspace “Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award” event honoring Kayla Harrison. Harrison is a two time Olympic Gold athlete. Womanspace is a non-profit organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their families who are impacted by family violence. Firm Director, Edwin Schmierer is a Read MoreRead More
Salma T. Chand, Esq. has become associated with the firm. Ms. Chand earned a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and a B.A. from Rutgers University. Ms. Chand recently served as a member of the New Brunswick Planning Board, and previously as a Law Clerk in the Office of County Counsel for Essex Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the 2015 RUN WITH ROTARY, the Montgomery Rocky-Hill Rotary Club’s annual community charity event scheduled for Sunday, April 30 in Skillman Park, Skillman, NJ. The Run with Rotary offers a 5K road race or a one-mile fun walk-ramble. Register online at www.runwithrotary.orgRead 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.