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Attorneys that handle Litigation are:

The litigation practice group is known for its efficiency and its vigorous representation of its clients. The attorneys in the group have considerable trial and appellate experience and work closely with individuals and businesses through all phases of the litigation process.  The attorneys are licensed to practice at all levels in the state and federal courts, including before the New Jersey Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court.  For those who wish to avoid court, the group is skilled at resolving disputes through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.  The group represents both public and private clients in a wide range of areas, with particular focus on the following:

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Affordable Housing
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Collections
  • Commercial Lease Disputes
  • Consumer Law
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination, Wrongful Discharge & Sexual Harassment
  • Dissolution & Valuation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Disputes
  • Estate Litigation/Will Contests
  • Expungements
  • Foreclosures
  • Guardianships
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Lender Liability
  • Motor Vehicle Violations, & Municipal Court Charges
  • Prerogative Writ Litigation
  • Residential Landlord/Tenant
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Tax Appeals
  • Trade Secrets & Non-Compete Agreements
  • Unfair Competition

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  • Priscilla Saint-Laurent, Esq. joins Mason, Griffin & Pierson PC as an Associate.

    Priscilla will be supporting all areas of our practice, but particularly litigation and local government practice groups. Priscilla comes to MG&P from Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC where she concentrated her practice in Community Association Law and Litigation. Prior to joining Ansell, she handled insurance defense cases. Priscilla received a dual degree from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law.



  • Proud Sponsor: Girls on the Run

    It was great to see the girls running and the community cheering them on. The bi-annual 5K race is a celebration of the participants completing the Girls on the Run curriculum, a life-changing program for 3rd through 8th grade girls that focuses on self-confidence, healthy relationships and feeling good about themselves. MG&P has sponsored Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey for many years and are so pleased to be able to sponsor them again this Spring. Nicole M. Sciotto, Esq.



  • Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq moderates Affordable Housing Panel

    On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.



  • Mason, Griffin & Pierson is proud to support Womanspace and the 21st Annual Communities of Light(tm)

    On December 5, 2022, the MG&P team participating in an office lighting of luminaries to support the Communities of Light(tm). The Womanspace 21st Annual Communities of Light(tm) candles line the streets of central New Jersey - a powerful symbol of hope for men, women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in our community. Communities of Light raises awareness of the services available to help those victims in Mercer County. The luminaries help spread the important message that Peace Begins at Home. Womanspace, Inc. is a leading nonprofit agency in Mercer County, New Jersey, that provides a comprehensive array of services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for adults and their families. Programs include crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy and housing services.