Lynne Levin Kaufman to Present at National Gaming Conference in New Orleans

Lynne Levin Kaufman, partner, Cooper Levenson, will present at a general session “The Big Picture: Focus on Freshman Class of Legislators” at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) on Friday, Jan. 4. The session is designed for new legislators from across the country who want to learn the basics about regulated gaming. … Continue reading “Lynne Levin Kaufman to Present at National Gaming Conference in New Orleans”

Stock Awards in a Divorce: Yours? Mine? It Depends…..

Oftentimes, you or your spouse receive stock awards from the employer. Those shares will vest over a period of years as opposed to all at once. The question then becomes, what happens to the stock awards which vest after a divorce complaint has been filed if the vesting depends upon you or your spouse’s efforts … Continue reading “Stock Awards in a Divorce: Yours? Mine? It Depends…..”

New Jersey Cannabis Law Update

by Jill T. Ojserkis, Esq., LL.M. Despite approval of three cannabis bills, including adult use legalization, following a four hour hearing held before the joint session of the New Jersey Senate and Assembly Budget and Appropriation Committees on November 26, 2018, it appears unlikely that marijuana legislation will be voted upon in 2018. December 17, … Continue reading “New Jersey Cannabis Law Update”

A particularly bad year for gun violence in our schools…

From the desk of our attorney, Sean F. Dalton: 2018 was a particularly bad year for gun violence in our schools. Recent reports on these critical incidents focus on identifying the warning signs. Last week, I was proud to provide professional development training to school officials at Woodbury and Egg Harbor School Districts on this … Continue reading “A particularly bad year for gun violence in our schools…”

Ahoy there! Captain’s Table date is set for Feb. 28 at the Atlantic City Boat Show

The Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch and member charity, Let Us Eat – Please, Inc., is once again hosting an evening of delightful food, designer cocktail tastings, and an extensive array of food and desserts at the Progressive Atlantic City Boat Show, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Thursday, February … Continue reading “Ahoy there! Captain’s Table date is set for Feb. 28 at the Atlantic City Boat Show”

The Season of Giving (But Not Too Much)

by Alexandra Rigden, Esq., Family Law Practice Group It’s that time of year again when everyone is focused on giving (and getting) presents. These words of advice may leave you feeling a bit chilly, but here are some caveats to remember about gift giving at the holidays: If an engagement ends without a resulting marriage—regardless … Continue reading “The Season of Giving (But Not Too Much)”

Ric Shenkman To Speak: Top 8 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices, Mon. Dec. 17

(Atlantic City) – Fredric L. Shenkman, Esq. of Cooper Levenson will present at “Top 8 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices,” a seminar on Mon. Dec. 17, 2018 at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel, 2 Convention Blvd., Atlantic City, N.J. The seminar is intended for attorneys, accountants, CPAs, commercial bankers/loan officers, … Continue reading “Ric Shenkman To Speak: Top 8 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices, Mon. Dec. 17”

Cooper Levenson Recognized in NJLJ Top Verdicts & Settlements 2017

Two Cooper Levenson cases were recognized in the New Jersey Law Journal’s Top Verdicts & Settlements 2017. Congratulations to Randolph C. Lafferty and Bard L. Shober. Shober’s civil rights verdict was the largest of its type in New Jersey in 2017. Lafferty’s included case was the 17th largest motor vehicle verdict in New Jersey in … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Recognized in NJLJ Top Verdicts & Settlements 2017”

Cooper Levenson Partner Carmelo T. Torraca to speak at the 2019 NJPMA Bed Bug Workshop

PRESS RELEASE December 3, 2018 Cooper Levenson Partner Carmelo T. Torraca to speak at the 2019 NJPMA Bed Bug Workshop Cooper Levenson Partner Carmelo T. Torraca will be a speaker at the New Jersey Pest Management Association’s Annual Bed Bug Workshop, which will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel, 21 … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Partner Carmelo T. Torraca to speak at the 2019 NJPMA Bed Bug Workshop”

Erin K. Brignola named one of Top Lawyers of 2018 by Delaware Today

Erin K. Brignola, Esq., attorney in Cooper Levenson’s Delaware office, was named one of the “Top Lawyers of 2018” by Delaware Today. Brignola was recognized by the Delaware magazine for her practice of personal bankruptcy law.  The lawyers listed as “Top Lawyers” were the most recommended by their professional peers in a Delaware Today survey … Continue reading “Erin K. Brignola named one of Top Lawyers of 2018 by Delaware Today”