John C. Petrella to Present at NJICLE “Hot Tips in Preventing Employment Claims”

Genova Burns Partner John C. Petrella will present on “Hostile Environment Claims” at a New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education program entitled “Hot Tips in Preventing Employment Claims” on Tuesday, November 29. This popular program will highlight preventative measures and pointers that have a proven history of helping to avoid costly litigation and agency claims. The Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey  has approved this program for 4.5 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 4.5 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Mr. Petrella is Chair of the Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group.

Angelo J. Genova Recently Featured on The Stoler Report “2016 Election: Its Effect on Commercial Real Estate”

Firm Chairman Angelo J. Genova recently appeared on the television program The Stoler Report in an episode entitled, “2016 Election: Its Effect on Commercial Real Estate”. Mr. Genova participated in a discussion with esteemed co-panelists Stephen Siegel, Chairman, Global Brokerate / Partner, CBRE / Fairstead Capital Real Estate; Marc Warren, Principal, Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group; and Robert Knakal, Chairman, New York Investment Sales, Cushman & Wakefield, regarding the effect of the 2016 election in relation to foreign investment and the effect of immigration policies on the labor market.

Partner John R. Vreeland to Present Webinar on Wage & Hour Litigation

Partner John R. Vreeland will present a webinar entitled, “Wage & Hour Litigation: Legal Issues and How to Mitigate Your Exposure” on Tuesday, November 22nd from 2 – 3 pm. The webinar will be hosted jointly by Genova Burns LLC and Willis Tower Watson.

For further detail and to register, please click here.

Mr. Vreeland is Chair of the Firm’s Wage & Hour Compliance Practice Group and Partner in the Labor Law Practice Group.

Partner Judson M. Stein a Panelist at NJICLE Presenting on Valuation Issues in Estate Tax Reporting

Genova Burns Partner Judson M. Stein is a Panelist in today’s Advanced Estate Planning in 2017 & Beyond program and will be presenting a seminar on “Valuation Issues in Estate Tax Reporting” at the NJICLE. This program is taught by experienced trust and estate practitioners and educators, features carefully selected, sophisticated topics that focus on the latest developments in the federal estate tax while providing the information and tools you need to better serve your clients.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Mr. Stein is Chair of the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group and a Partner in the Non-Profit and Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice Group.

Counsel Joseph M. Hannon Presenting Seminar at the 101st Annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference

Firm Counsel and League Labor Relations Counsel, Joseph M. Hannon will be presenting a seminar today at the New Jersey League of Municipalities 2016 Convention entitled, “Disciplinary Actions in the Public Sector”. This session will focus on all aspects of the disciplinary process from the investigation stage through the handling of the matter on appeal. Mr. Hannon will discuss the difference between handling disciplinary actions in the civilian, civil service municipalities versus non-civil service municipalities, and display actions involving uniformed personnel.

Partner Patrick W. McGovern Presenting Seminar at the 101st Annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference

Partner Patrick W. McGovern is now presenting a seminar entitled “Affordable Care Act in a Time of Transition” at the 101st Annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. Mr. McGovern is Partner in the Firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Labor Law, Immigration Law, and Wage and Hour Compliance Practice Groups.

Managing Partner Brian W. Kronick to Present Seminar at the New Jersey League of Municipalities 2016 Convention

Firm Managing Partner Brian W. Kronick will be presenting a seminar today at the New Jersey League of Municipalities 2016 Convention entitled “The Sun is Not Setting on Chapter 78”. This session will focus on negotiations obligations for municipalities regarding the contributions tiers of Chapter 78 and the sunset provision of its health benefits took effect in June 2015. Concentrating on how Chapter 78 operates for both union and non-union employees. In addition to discussing the Cadillac tax for plans under the Affordable Care Act will be and the tax that comes into effect in January 2020. Mayor of Burlington Township, Brian Carlin, will preside over the presentation.

Mr. Kronick is the Firm’s Managing Partner and member of the Labor Law and Business Law & Commercial Transactions Practice Groups.

David A. Tango to Participate on Panel at New Jersey State Bar Association 38th Annual (NLRB) Labor Law Conference

Associate David A. Tango will participate as a panelist at the New Jersey State Bar Association 38 Annual (NLRB) Labor Law Conference – The Arthur Eisenberg Labor Symposium on November 18 in New Brunswick, NJ. Mr. Tango will present on the management side of his panel to give an update on recent NLRB developments including DR Horton, Murphy Oil, R-Case Rules and micro units.

For more information regarding CLE accreditation and to register, please click here.

Mr. Tango is an Associate in the Firm’s Labor Law Practice Group.

Partner Dina M. Mastellone to Present Seminar to the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers

Dina M. Mastellone, Chair of Genova Burns’ Human Resource Training & Audit Programs Group and Partner in the Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group, will present a seminar to the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers on the topic Hiring & Firing Best Practices on November 17. This presentation will discuss the “Dos and Don’ts” of hiring and firing, including pre-employment testing, employment applications, social medial searches, criminal background checks and the job interview process. Tips will also be provided for performance documentation, employee reprimands/termination and practical advice on how to minimize litigation risk.

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