Published on: May 26, 2018

Louis Lessig Interviewed by HR Certification Institute

Louis R. Lessig, a partner in the labor and employment group at the firm was recently interviewed by the HR Certification  Institute (HRCI) regarding Cyber Security and the essential role that HR plays in actively protecting the organization from hackers, phishing expeditions and related cyber attacks on their businesses. 

 

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Source: HR is crucial in preventing and responding to cyberattacks
Published on: May 22, 2018

Eric E. Fingerman, Esquire Secures Dismissals At The Conclusion Of Trial

Eric E. Fingerman, Esq of our Haddonfield office was successful in securing dismissals of both an occupational and traumatic exposure claim alleging psychiatric residuals at the conclusion of trial.  Petitioner was unable to sustain the burden of proof of demonstrating the conditions of her employment as a Weigh Station Master for a local Municipal Utilities Authority were objectively stressful, peculiar to the particular work place and supported by objective medical evidence, as outlined in Goyden v. State Judiciary, 128 N.J. 54 (1992).  Mr. Fingerman was successful in demonstrating to the Court that Petitioner’s complaints were subjective in nature and self-created, rather than imposed upon her as a product of stressful working conditions.

 

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Source: Eric Fingerman, Esquire secures dismissals at conclusion of trial
Published on: April 25, 2018

Shawn C. Huber, Esquire To Speak At Upcoming Seminars Sponsored By The National Business Institute

Shawn C. Huber, Esquire will be speaking at a live teleconference seminar titled “Effective Use of Experts in Civil Litigation” on May 3, 2018.  The program will provide information to manage expert witnesses from admission to trial.  To register, complete the form located at the following link:  Effective Use of Experts in Civil Litigation

Mr. Huber will also be speaking at a seminar titled “Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email, and Smartphone Evidence:  The Ultimate Guide” in Cherry Hill, New Jersey on June 22, 2018.  This program will provide practical advice and real-world examples for obtaining ESI and getting it admitted (or keeping it out) at trial.  To register, complete the form located at the following link:  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email, and Smartphone Evidence

Both seminars are sponsored by National Business Institute and provide CLE credits in numerous states.

 

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Source: The National Business Institute Seminars
Published on: April 19, 2018

Several Brown & Connery, LLP Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine

Partner Louis R. Lessig was recently recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in Labor & Employment in this year’s Super Lawyers Magazine New Jersey edition while associate Michael J. Watson was recognized as a “Rising Star” also in Labor & Employment.  Partner Michael J. Miles was recognized as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation, and associate Shealtiel (Sean) Weinberg was recognized as a “Rising Star” in Workers’ Compensation.  The magazine “selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process.”

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Source: Super Lawyers - Top Lists
Published on: March 26, 2018

William F. Cook Serves As Moderator And Speaker At Camden County Bar Association Seminar

William F. Cook served as a moderator and speaker at a recent seminar with the Camden County Bar Association, “Federal Practice 101.”  The seminar covered various areas of federal practice for beginners, including jurisdiction, pleadings, Rule 16 conferences, discovery, motion practice, pretrial preparation, trial, and practical considerations.  Mr. Cook’s practice includes trial and appellate representation of public and private clients in state and federal courts. 

 

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Source: Camden County Bar Association
Published on: March 5, 2018

Brown & Connery, LLP Announces The Addition Of Two New Attorneys To The Firm

Brown & Connery, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys to our firm, Christopher A. Barrett and Chad B. Davis. Mr. Barrett and Mr. Davis will be located in the firm’s Westmont, New Jersey office.

Christopher A. Barrett is an associate with the firm and concentrates his practice in labor and employment and complex civil litigation. He is a graduate of Widener University School of Law.  Mr. Barrett worked as a Judicial Intern with the Honorable Carol E. Higbee, P.J.S.C. and a Law Clerk with the Honorable Nelson C. Johnson, J.S.C.  Before joining Brown & Connery, LLP, Mr. Barrett represented public and private employers in all aspects of employment matters including discrimination, harassment, CEPA and workplace privacy. He has also experience with serving as a Solicitor for various public entities.  Mr. Barrett has developed internal policies and regulations for employers, as well as participated in and managed union negotiations.

Chad B. Davis is an associate with the firm and concentrates his practice in labor and employment and complex civil litigation. He is a graduate of Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey. Mr. Davis worked as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Georgia M. Curio, A.J.S.C.  During law school, Mr. Davis worked at the Rutgers Law School Civil Practice Clinic as a Legal Intern representing low income clients in Children’s Disability Social Security Income hearings, divorce proceedings and landlord tenant disputes.  Before joining Brown & Connery, LLP, Mr. Davis’ experience included representing parties in all aspects of employment litigation in State and Federal courts in New Jersey, including handling CEPA and NJLAD claims.

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Source: brownconnery.com
Published on: December 21, 2017

Louis R. Lessig, Esquire Interviewed by National Public Radio Regarding Holiday Office Party Issues

Louis R. Lessig, Esquire was interviewed by NPR Correspondent, Yuki Noguchi for, “Holidays Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe,” which aired on the Weekend Sunday Edition on December 17, 2017. In the piece, the balance between employer’s desire to thank employees for their hard work and employees’ fears of how others may act are discussed.  In the end how each employer chooses to handle their holiday party and how the party may be structured is an individual decision, which is now often made in conjunction with considering the challenges that a holiday party may create.

The link to the article and audio: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/17/571160214/holiday-parties-gone-wrong-careful-where-you-hang-the-mistletoe

 

 

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Source: NPR: Holiday Parties Gone Wrong
Published on: November 30, 2017

Shawn Huber, Esquire To Speak At Upcoming Seminars Sponsored By The National Business Institute

Shawn C. Huber, Esquire will be speaking at a seminar titled  “Civil Trial From Start to Finish” in Mount Laurel, New Jersey on December 8, 2017. The program will provide information to skillfully present your case in court.  To register, complete the form located at the following link:  Civil Trial From Start to Finish

Mr. Huber will also be speaking at a seminar titled “Auto Injury Litigation From Start to Finish” in Mount Laurel, New Jersey on December 21, 2017.  This program will provide winning strategies for your auto litigation practice. To register, complete the form located at the following link:  Auto Injury Litigation From Start to Finish

Both seminars are sponsored by National Business Institute and provide CLE credits in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

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Source: https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/78055ER?N=0&ctname=SPKEM%2FR-78055ER%7C; https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/77441ER?N=0&ctname=SPKEM%2FR-77441ER%7C
Published on: August 14, 2017

Donald K. Ludman, Esquire Reappointed for Second Three-Year Term to New Jersey Committee on Character

Donald K. Ludman, Esquire was reappointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court on July 18, 2017 to serve a second three-year term as a member of the State of New Jersey Committee on Character.  The Committee on Character is charged with determining the fitness to practice law of each candidate for admission to the Bar of the State of New Jersey. 

 

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Source: https://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/courts/supreme.html?lang=eng
Published on: June 20, 2017

Shawn Huber, Esquire To Speak At “Auto Injury Litigation from Start to Finish” in Philadelphia on August 18, 2017

Shawn C. Huber, Esquire will be speaking at “Auto Injury Litigation from Start to Finish” in Philadelphia on August 18, 2017. The program will cover critical techniques necessary to ensure a favorable outcome in auto cases.  It is sponsored by National Business Institute and provides CLE credit in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

To register, complete the form located at the following link: https://goo.gl/EdLKGE

 

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Source: Auto Injury Litigation From Start to Finish