James J. McGovern III to Moderate Panel at NJBIZ FoodBizNJ Event

Partner James J. McGovern III will moderate a panel entitled “Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges” at the upcoming NJBIZ FoodBizNJ event on Wednesday, November 2nd at The Imperia in Somerset, New Jersey. Presented by NJBIZ, FoodBizNJ is a day of education and networking designed to benefit New Jersey state business owners/operators in the food and beverage industries. Genova Burns is proud to sponsor this inaugural event.

For complete detail and to register, please click here.

Mr. McGovern is Chair of the Alcohol & Regulated Products Law and Labor Law Practice Groups.

David P. Cooke to Give Presentation at the 2016 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

Of Counsel David P. Cooke will present a seminar entitled “A Winning Outcome with Your Aircraft Transactions Team” at the National Business Aviation Association’s 2016 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition on Wednesday, November 2nd in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Cooke and co-panelists Jay and Josh Mesinger of Mesinger Jet Sales will present a helpful and practical discussion on how to use your broker and lawyer most effectively, collaboratively, and efficiently when buying, selling, or leasing an aircraft.

For further detail and to register for the Convention, please click here.

Mr. Cooke is Chair of the Firm’s Aviation & Aircraft Law Practice Group.

Partner Rajiv D. Parikh to be Honored at The Anti-Defamation League – New Jersey Region 2016 Annual Gala Celebration

Partner Rajiv D. Parikh will be honored with the Sydney Wilf Distinguished Young Leadership Award at The Anti-Defamation League – New Jersey Region 2016 Annual Gala on Thursday, October 27th in Jersey City.

For further detail and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Rajiv D. Parikh is a Partner in the Firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Construction Law & Litigation, Corporate Political Activity Law, and White Collar Criminal Defense, Corporate Internal Investigations & Corporate Ethics Practice Groups.

Partner James Bucci presenting an Employment Law Update at the NJ Bankers Annual Human Resource Conference, 10/21/16

The NJ Bankers Annual Human Resource Conference provides the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need for successful HR practices that will ensure your department and bank will thrive. The intimate and focused sessions connect you with local industry experts while you network with colleagues managing human resources in the Garden State.

James Bucci, Partner, is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation and Employment Law & Litigation Practice Groups.

Angelo J. Genova and Rebecca Moll Freed to Present Political Activity Compliance Program for the Association of Corporate Counsel – New Jersey

Angelo J. Genova, Firm Chairman, and Rebecca Moll Freed, Partner and Chair of the Corporate Political Activity Law Practice Group, will give a presentation entitled, “Developing & Implementing an Ethical & Effective Political Activity Compliance Program”, on Wednesday, October 19th in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Joining will be presenter, Stephanie Mathias, PAC Manager at Novartis and moderator, Stephen Herbes, Corporate Counsel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions.

The program, co-sponsored by Genova Burns LLC and the Association of Corporate Counsel – New Jersey, will focus on the ethical pitfalls that In-House Counsel, Corporate Compliance Officers and Governmental Affairs Agents face when trying to balance their job responsibilities with their ethical obligations as an attorney.

For further event information and to register, please click here.

Judson Stein and Lauren Ahern to Present at Continuing Legal Education Seminar for OceanFirst Bank

Firm Partner Judson M. Stein, and Associate Lauren M. Ahern will present at a complimentary continuing education seminar hosted by OceanFirst Bank this morning in Toms River, NJ. Mr. Stein’s program is entitled, “IRS’s New Proposed Regulations Attacking Valuation Discounts for Family Businesses and is approved for 1 CLE credit and Ms. Ahern’s program is entitled, “New Jersey’s Newly Enacted Uniform Trust Code” and is also approved for 1 CLE credit.

Judson M. Stein is Chair of the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group and Partner in the Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations Practice Group. Lauren M. Ahern is an Associate in the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group.

Rebecca Moll Freed to Present to the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey

Firm Partner Rebecca Moll Freed will present a program entitled “Navigating the Layers of New Jersey’s Pay-to-Play Laws” to the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey on October 18th in Edison, New Jersey. Ms. Freed’s presentation will focus on the “Dos and Don’ts” of participating in the political process so contractors understand the nuances of New Jersey’s pay-to-play restrictions in connection with maintaining eligibility for New Jersey government contracts from the State level down to the local level.

For more information about the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey, please click here to visit their website.

Ms. Freed is Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Political Activity Group, the Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organization Practice Group and Vendor Political Activity & Ethics Compliance Training & Audit Programs and Partner of the Public Contract Law & Bid Protest Litigation Practice Group.

Genova Burns Partner Rebecca Moll Freed is presenting two seminars for the National Business Institute

Genova Burns Partner Rebecca Moll Freed is presenting two seminars for the National Business Institute today on the topics of Liability of Directors & Officers and Advising on Operational Issues. Ms. Freed will discuss a broad range of topics including fiduciary duties and indemnification, strategies for board policy-making, solicitation and fundraising activities, lobbying, and political campaign activities.

Ms. Freed is Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Political Activity Group, the Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organization Practice Group and Vendor Political Activity & Ethics Compliance Training & Audit Programs and is a member of the Public Contract Law & Bid Protest Litigation Practice Group.

Eugene T. Paolino to Moderate Keynote Panel at Jersey City Summit for Real Estate Investment on October 13

Firm Partner Eugene T. Paolino will moderate the Owners Roundtable Keynote Panel of esteemed Chairmen, Founders and Presidents of regional building, real estate development & management and strategic development companies at the Jersey City Summit for Real Estate Investment on October 13th. The discussion will focus on the following topics:

  • Principal Projects Highlighted – First, Current & Future
  • Evolution of Jersey City – Past, Present & Future –Excitement about the Rate of Change
  • Past Projects Discussed – Most Exciting, Most Profitable, Most Difficult, Most Educating
  • Advice to the Next Generation
  • The Role of the City & the State – Benefits of Collaborative City & State Partner
  • Jersey City vs. Brooklyn vs. LIC vs Manhattan West Side
  • What are your Manhattan Based Colleagues Saying about Jersey City? Will More Manhattan Developers come to Jersey City?
  • Looking back at Milestones that led to Jersey City Today – Advocating Today for Jersey City Tomorrow
  • Pipeline of Projects – Office, Condo Development?
  • The Role of SWFs, Pension Funds, Insurance Companies & Private Equity in Deals & Capitalization

Mr. Paolino, a Jersey City native, has played a critical role in some of Jersey City’s most iconic and significant real estate projects along New Jersey’s Hudson River “Gold Coast.”

Genova Burns is Proud to Sponsor “An Evening with Irin Cameron & Shana Knizhnik”, Authors of Notorious RGB

Genova Burns is proud to sponsor the Notorious RBG event on October 13th with Women in the Profession Section and New Jersey Women Lawyers Association. It will be an evening with engaging discussions over dinner and cocktails with a book signing by one of the authors of The Notorious RBG, Irin Carmon.

Partner Dina Mastellone, Chair of the Women in Profession Section, will co-moderate the discussion.

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