01.30.2023Genova Burns Names New Partners and CounselGenova Burns LLC, the Newark-based Firm, is pleased to announce the promotions 12 attorneys in the firm. Effective on February 1st, current firm “Counsel” Peter F. Berk, Donald W. Clarke, Brigette N. Eagan, Maria R. Fruci, Lauren W. Gershuny, Joseph M. Hannon, Avi D. Kelin, Gerard J. Pizzillo, John Suwatson and Leonard S. Spinelli will assume the role and responsibilities as Partner.
06.14.2022Leadership Newark Breakfast for DevelopersLeadership Newark's Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustee member, Celia King, cordially invites you to attend a breakfast to introduce Newark developers to Leadership Newark, on Tuesday, June 14th at the office of Genova Burns LLC, 494 Broad Street, FL. 6, Newark. This exciting event will include members of the development community in Newark.
03.10.2022City of Newark Poised to Pass Amended Inclusionary Zoning OrdinanceOn March 8, 2022, Mayor Ras J. Baraka introduced amendments to the City of Newark’s Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (“IZO”) that may have far reaching impact on residential development in the City. The proposed amendments passed through the City Council on first reading, and are now referred to the Planning Board for review. Following Planning Board review, the amendments are expected to be adopted by the Council in the coming months.
11.02.2021Genova Burns Bolsters Core Practice Groups with Four New AdditionsGenova Burns LLC, a premiere law firm with offices around the Tri-State area, begins the fourth quarter by bringing on four new associates to bolster their core practice areas. Chairman & Managing Partner Angelo J. Genova, Esq., enjoys cultivating and grooming new talent. While lawyering is his true passion, Genova prides himself on the success of his Associates and his Firm. “Watching our Associates grow as lawyers under our roof is an incredibly rewarding experience,” says Genova. “Their successes becoming our successes.”
06.14.2021Genova Burns LLC Announces Partner Promotion and ExpansionGenova Burns LLC, one of New Jersey’s premier law firms, announced the promotion of two attorneys to Partner and the addition of four new associates. Jennifer Roselle, Esq. and Lawrence Bluestone, Esq. have been elevated from Counsel to Partner at the well - known Newark - based Firm.
02.17.2021Update from our Bankruptcy Law Department The COVID pandemic has had far reaching impacts in the New Jersey judicial system. For almost a year, commercial and residential foreclosures and evictions essentially came to a halt.
12.23.2020Stimulus – Implications for Recipients of PPP and EIDL AdvancesLate Monday evening, Congress passed a $900 billion stimulus bill that, among other things, includes some continuation of relief (albeit on a modified basis) for individuals and businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, adds additional categories of allowable expenses under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), and tackles the prior determination of the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) that precluded recipients of PPP loans from taking deductions for expenses that were paid for with PPP loans and results in forgiveness.
12.07.2020A Forklift Operator Walks into a BarOn August 7, 2020, the New Jersey Appellate Division upheld the trial court’s dismissal of a negligence action filed by a leased warehouse worker against his employer for injuries sustained while on duty.
11.06.2020New Jersey Enacts New COVID-19 Workplace Safety ProtocolsEffective 6:00 am on Thursday, November 5, 2020, pursuant to Governor Phil Murphy’s October 28, 2020 Executive Order 192 (“EO 192” and “Order”), every New Jersey business which operates with employees and customers physical present at the worksite, will be required to comply with the State’s new COVID-19 workplace safety protocols.
10.20.2020Paycheck Protection Program Update: Where do you Stand? The SBA, in consultation with the Treasury, released a new interim final rule, to simplify loan forgiveness for certain borrowers of Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans. Specifically, the SBA has issued a rule that provides for a de minimis exemption from the full-time equivalent employee reduction penalty and the employee salary and wage reduction penalty for loans of $50,000 or less
06.18.2020USDOL Approves Use of Electronic Disclosures by Retirement Plan Administrators On May 21, 2020 the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a new rule creating a voluntary safe harbor for retirement plan administrators who prefer to provide ERISA-mandated retirement plan information and disclosures to participants and beneficiaries electronically, as the default method (“Electronic Disclosure Rule”).