Firm Associate Michael C. McQueeny will take part in a breakfast forum called “Real Estate’s Next Revolution – From the Amazon Effect to Cannabis Legalization” at Fordham University’s West Harrison, New York campus on Wednesday, May 30th. The forum will be co-hosted by the Fordham Real Estate Institute and the Business Council of Westchester. The forum will focus on the continued explosion of e-commerce and its multibillion-dollar impact on the commercial real estate industry plus real estate opportunities that could result from the legalization of marijuana in New York state.
The discussion will be led by Michael Stoler, president of NY Real Estate TV, LLC and host and producer of the television shows “The Stoler Report” and “Building New York: New York Life Stories.” Joining Mike McQueeny on the panel will be Adam Altman, founder and managing member of the KABR Group, and Seth Pinsky, executive vice president and investment manager of RXR. The panelists will answer audience questions following the discussion.
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On Wednesday, May 16th, firm Partner Jennifer Mazawey will participate as a panelist at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting being held in Atlantic City at the Borgata Hotel and Spa from May 16 – May 18. The panel discussion, entitled, “Hot Topics in Land Use” is a special interest track for the NJSBA’s Land Use Law Section. Ms. Mazawey has extensive experience acting as development counsel for both public and private developers in all aspects of their projects. She regularly appears before planning boards and zoning boards of adjustment and handles land use and development permit acquisition from state agencies and in Construction Board of Appeals matters.
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Counsel Keith A. Krauss will participate as a panelist for the New Jersey City University School of Business’ Institute for Dispute Resolution on May 9th in a program entitled “Connecting Bridges and Borders in Real Estate Property Management to Foster Global Trade and Commerce”. Mr. Krauss will join esteemed panelists, Dr. David S. Weiss, Founding Director, Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR), Maurice Q. Robinson, Esq., PHR, EEO & Fair Housing Officer and Executive Agency Counsel, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and Luis M. Martinez, Vice President, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, (ICDR) in a discussion moderated by Robert E. Margulies, Esq., Lawyer/Mediator, Margulies Wind regarding risk and conflict management for real estate managers & operations to explore how property management can utilize mediation clauses, review how mediation works, and benefits of the process. Mr. Krauss will be discussing how mediation/arbitration clauses can be used effectively in construction agreements.
Opening remarks will be made by Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham followed by Maria Nieves, President of the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce introducing the Honorable Steven Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City as Speaker. The conference will conclude with remarks from Dr. Bernard McSherry, Founding Dean of New Jersey City University School of Business.
Genova Burns Partner Judson M. Stein and Associate Lauren M. Ahern will participate respectively as Moderator and both speaking at an upcoming New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education program entitled, “Let’s Write A Will: 2018 Update” which will take place Monday, May 7th. Mr. Stein will also present a Summary on Federal and New Jersey Death Taxes and Ms. Ahern will participate as a panelist and speak on Professional Responsibility on Estate Planning.
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Firm Counsel Jennifer Roselle and Joseph M. Hannon presented a webinar entitled “Equal Pay in New Jersey: What You Need to Know” for on May 31st for the New Jersey State League of Municipalities. The webinar addressed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s historic and sweeping equal pay law signed on April 24, 2018, and provided an overview of the law’s requirements, application and potential damages for violations as it applies to public employers in the State of New Jersey.
Genova Burns is proud to congratulate Associate Kelly Brennan for being named to Real Estate Weekly’s list of 2018’s Rising Stars of Real Estate which “celebrates tomorrow’s leaders with its annual list of Rising Stars in the industry” https://lnkd.in/dDdzCUt.
Genova Burns is proud to host and sponsor the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association’s Tales from the Bench Luncheon on April 16, 2018 featuring the Honorable Patty Shwartz, United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The Tales from the Bench Luncheon provides NJWLA members with a front row seat for an informal and engaging lunch with female federal and state judges.
Partner Dina Mastellone, co-Secretary of the NJWLA, will give the welcoming and introductory remarks as well as co-moderate the discussion. Partners Kathleen Barnett Einhorn and Jennifer Borek also serve as the NJWLA’s Co-Chief Operating and Co-Director of the Women’s Leadership Committee respectively.
The NJWLA is committed to supporting and promoting women in the legal profession to the highest levels of law firm, government, academic, community, corporate positions and the judiciary; fostering leadership among its membership through professional activities, mentoring, educational programs and networking functions; engaging in statewide efforts designed to retain women in the legal profession; and creating task forces to study developments affecting the legal status of women. To learn more about the NJWLA, please go to www.njwla.org.