June 9, 2009
GBV Partners Francis J. Vernoia and Kathleen Barnett Einhorn Prevail on Appeals Challenging Denial of Benefits in Mass Unemployment Case
GBV Partners Francis J. Vernoia and Kathleen Barnett Einhorn successfully defended appeals brought by hundreds of individuals who had challenged decisions denying their entitlement to New Jersey unemployment compensation benefits. The individuals brought hundreds of the appeals challenging verdicts which Mr. Vernoia and Ms. Einhorn had obtained after a lengthy trial. On June 5, 2009, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court issued a series of decisions upholding the verdicts and denying the individuals’ claimed entitlement to benefits. Mr. Vernoia is director of and Ms. Einhorn a member of the firm's Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Both attorneys are based in the Newark, New Jersey office.