By Karen Mason | Published October 5, 2017 | |
- Of Counsel
Director Shawn Neufeld recently participated in a golf outing at Cherry Valley Country Club that raised funds for Advancing Opportunities. Mr. Neufeld made a remarkable fifty-foot putt, and garnered $5,000 for the organization. Advancing Opportunities is a non-profit that provides services to people with disabilities. For more information go to https://advopps.org/.Read More
The firm is a sponsor for the Police Benevolent Association #355 Golf Outing. The outing is at Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, New Jersey on October 9. For more information go to www.montgomerypba.org.Read More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the annual Megan Nicole Kanka Foundation’s Fifteenth Annual Casino Nite on October 21 at the Nottingham Ball Room in Hamilton Township, New Jersey. The foundation supports child safety awareness programs. For more information go to www.megannicolekankafoundation.org.Read More
Womanspace’s Annual Communities of Light Event in December is a public awareness project and fundraising campaign to benefit victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Launch event will take place at 5:30 on October 24 at D&R Greenway Land Trust in Princeton. Edwin Schmierer, Director with Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a Read MoreRead More
The Princeton Family YMCA holds its Centennial Awards event on October 26. The awards recognize individuals in the community who demonstrate outstanding commitment to community service. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the event. For more information, go to https://princetonymca.org/.Read More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to be a sponsor at the Philly Pops concert to benefit The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence, Inc. The Foundation provides skilled nursing, out patient health care, and rehabilitation. The concert will be at the Patriots Theater, Trenton War Memorial. For information and tickets go to https://morrishall.org/about-us/foundation/.Read More
The firm is pleased to be a sponsor at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mercer October 19 fundraiser event at Greenacres Country Club. The event features food and wine tastings, music and will honor individuals who have helped volunteer their time and commitment to make BBBS Mercer a success. For more information go to www.bbbsmercer.org.Read More
The American Cancer Society’s yearly fundraiser urges all to donate $5 and wear jeans to work on Friday, October 6. Money raised will support the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives from breast cancer. The staff at Mason, Griffin & Pierson and the firm is proud to support the fundraiser. For more information go Read MoreRead 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.