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Princeton Business Law Firm

The business environment is getting more challenging and complex as companies strive to comply with increased regulation and economic pressures. Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C., a business law firm in Princeton, can help companies of all sizes rise to the challenge with legal knowledge in business transactions, regulatory compliance, business banking, and commercial real estate.


Business attorney in Princeton

Businesses, whether they are small or large, all require transactional legal services. The Princeton firm’s business lawyers partner with you to learn about your business and to understand your goals and objectives. By understanding your goals, the attorneys can better structure your legal transactions and protect your business interests. The team of business lawyers can assist with routine and complex transactions involving:

  • Business succession planning
  • Commercial leasing matters (landlord & tenant)
  • Consulting arrangements
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Corporate reorganization and restructuring
  • Formation of business entities
  • Mergers
  • Stock and asset acquisitions

Business law attorneys in Princeton

For over 60 years, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. has provided legal services to support the development and growth of the local business community. The firm’s comprehensive commercial real estate services include:

  • Buying and selling of commercial real estate
  • Municipal land use approvals
  • Development of business properties
  • Commercial real estate leasing
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Commercial lending and financing

The Challenge of Compliance

The challenge of regulatory compliance for businesses is growing more complicated every day. The firm’s business lawyers have extensive experience with the regulations and business laws governing New Jersey companies and can help represent your interests in compliance obligations and employment matters:

Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. is a law firm in Princeton, New Jersey that can help you with a wide range of business law needs. The firm has been practicing law in the community for over six decades and is committed to serving clients throughout central New Jersey, including Princeton residents, businesses and government entities. The lawyers have a depth of knowledge in local business laws and regulations and are well-respected in the legal and business community.

In adversarial situations, the firm’s Princeton business attorneys are seasoned litigators. The firm understands litigation can disrupt your business operations and productivity. Therefore, the business lawyers aggressively pursue effective and efficient resolutions to minimize the impact of litigation on your organization.



  • Ian T. Hammett, Of Counsel with the Firm, has joined the UrbanPromise Trenton Board of Trustees and will serve as a member of the Development Committee.

    UrbanPromise Trenton is a non-profit, “for promise” organization providing free After School drop-in and Summer Camp programs to the youth of Trenton. UrbanPromise Trenton equips participants with the skills necessary for academic achievement, spiritual growth, life management, and Christian leadership. UrbanPromise Trenton also employs Trenton teens in their StreetLeader program where teens are mentors and leaders to the younger children in the programs.
    Mr. Hammett joined Mason Griffin & Pierson P.C. in 2018 and practices in the field of Trusts and Estates; Real Estate; Business Law; and Chancery Court Practice.
    To learn more about UrbanPromise Trenton, please visit www.urbanpromisetrenton.org.








  • Anthony Todaro named Planning Board Attorney:

    We are pleased to announce that firm attorney Anthony R. Todaro has been appointed as Planning Board attorney in the Borough of High Bridge (Hunterdon County).








  • Anthony Todaro named Zoning Board Attorney:

    We are pleased to announce that firm attorney Anthony R. Todaro has been appointed as Zoning Board attorney in Hamilton Township (Mercer County).





  • Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with the Firm, has been named a Trustee of the Hunterdon Land Trust.

    The mission of the Hunterdon Land Trust is to preserve the integrity of the rural landscapes in the Hunterdon County region by protecting/enhancing natural resources and the cultural landscape of the historic Dvoor Farm for public enjoyment and education. The Land Trust has helped protect more than 10,280 acres of farmland and open space and owns and manages nature preserves throughout Hunterdon County.

    To learn more about HLT, visit:
    www.hunterdonlandtrust.org




  • Cecil completes NJILGA 2020 YEAR-END LAW REVIEW

    Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with the Firm, has completed her annual Year-End Law Review for 2020 (a/k/a the “Big Book”) which is now available for members on the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA) website: https://www.njilga.org/. At a webinar presented on November 19, 2020 at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Virtual Conference, Trishka (NJILGA Past President) and Steve Goodell (Treasurer), highlighted and discussed selected local government cases from the past year and entertained questions and comments from attendees.





  • Dragan Appointment

    Sharon Dragan, a Director with the Firm, has recently been elected to serve as Secretary for the NJ Institute of Local Government Attorneys in 2021. For more information about the NJILGA, see
    https://www.njilga.org/about-us/who-are-we.html.




  • COVID-19
    Employment & Financial Update (10/02/2020)

    Click Link Here to read important information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.