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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

Need Help With Litigation?

  • 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.