Firm to be Honored at Gala Event

Jeffrey LehrerJeff Lehrer has represented Habitat for Humanity in Franklin Township (Somerset County) with respect to a complex land use application before the Zoning Board of Adjustment. He and other members of the firm will be honored at a dinner on…

Hospitals’ Tax Status

Martin AllenMartin Allen, head of the firm’s Real Property Tax Appeals Department, was quoted in a recent article in the NJ Law Journal entitled “Battle Over Hospitals’ Tax Status Heats Up.”


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Special Improvement Districts (SIDs)

Edward PurcellEdward Purcell represented the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJLM) and the Institute of Local Government Attorneys (ILGA) as amici curiae (which means “friend of the court”) in a matter entitled Friends of Rahway Business, L.L.C. v. Rahway Municipal

CATEGORIES: Municipal Law

Failure to Accommodate

Lisa FittipaldiLisa Fittipaldi is representing a special education teacher with multiple sclerosis who claims in a lawsuit against the Board of Education that she was fired for taking sick days off to receive chemotherapy. Read More

CATEGORIES: Employment Law

Expungement of Criminal Record

Matthew DorsiIn conjunction with the Career Services Office, Matthew Dorsi (Class of ’98) gave a presentation on expungements at The College of NJ in which he emphasized to students the importance of having a clean record, not only for job prospects…

CATEGORIES: Criminal Law

Use of Email, Wireless Facilities

Edward PurcellEdward Purcell presented a seminar to the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers on April 5, 2017 regarding issues related to wireless facilities in the municipal right-of-way. Edward also published an article in the newsletter of the Municipal Clerks Association…

CATEGORIES: Municipal Law

NJ State Bar Association Award

Martin AllenMartin Allen will receive an award from the NJ State Bar Association for outstanding contribution to the Taxation Law Section. The award will be presented at the Annual Meeting and Convention, tentatively scheduled for May 18.…

Jeff Pompeo to Speak at Scholarship Dinner

Jeff PompeoJeff Pompeo will speak at the Msgr. Peter J. Doody Scholarship Dinner on April 29, 2017 in Clifton, NJ. The scholarship fund was created by the Knights of Columbus #11671 and provides scholarship money to students who wish to pursue…

CATEGORIES: Human Interest

Errant Fees to Be Refunded

Martin AllenThe NJ Supreme Court has rescinded the fees charged to municipalities for counterclaims in tax court matters. This change was in part a result of the efforts and advocacy of our Tax Department and its chair, Martin Allen, as…


Harriet DermanHarriet Derman, retired Superior Court Judge, will be a panelist at the New Jersey State Bar Association Women’s Bench Bar Conference on March 14 at the NJ Law Center in New Brunswick. She will participate in a panel discussion…

CATEGORIES: Women in the Law