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  • Jul 02, 2018Annmarie Simeone and Margaret Raymond-Flood to Present Webinar

    Annmarie Simeone and Margaret Raymond-Flood, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the webinar “Policies & Procedures for Preventing Harassment and Strategies for Controlling Discovery” in conjunction with Corporate Counsel Business Journal on Tuesday, July 10, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM EST.

    In this webinar, Simeone and Raymond-Flood will discuss effective policies, procedures, and training to help prevent and address workplace harassment, as well as strategies and best practices for preservation, management and cost controls for document collection, review and production.  CLE credit is available for NJ, NY, and PA, and copies will be available for on-demand viewing for registrants who cannot attend. For more information and to register, click here.

    Simeone concentrates her practice on labor and employment counseling and litigation.  She primarily defends management in claims made by employees under state and federal employment laws, including whistleblower claims and claims alleging harassment and discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, and disability.  Simeone’s work includes the defense of corporations, as well as individual officers, directors, and employees, addressing issues unique to small businesses, and challenges faced by larger companies.  She also provides advice and counseling to human resource professionals and in-house counsel on employment issues including employee leaves of absence, workplace investigations, employee discipline, and layoff and termination issues, including the negotiation and design of severance agreements.  Simeone drafts employee handbooks and employment-related policies and procedures, and has significant experience protecting businesses from liability by conducting training for supervisors and employees.

    Simeone, Immediate Past President of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA), received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1993, and her B.A., summa cum laude, from St. John’s University in 1990.  In 2013, she was named Outstanding Woman in Somerset County in the area of Law by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women; in 2016, she received the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law on behalf of the NJWLA; and in 2018, she received the Presidential Leadership Award from the NJWLA.

    Raymond-Flood devotes her practice to general litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial matters. She has considerable experience in the defense of environmental, professional liability, and insurance claims.  Her extensive litigation experience includes pretrial procedure, motion practice, and taking and defending depositions of corporate representatives, employees and expert witnesses throughout the country.  Raymond-Flood has tried several complex matters, on both the state and federal levels, and she has used state-of-the-art technology as part of her trial preparation and presentation.  She is also Chair of the firm’s Response to Electronic Discovery and Information (“REDI”) Group, an interdisciplinary team that helps clients with the identification, preservation, collection, review, and production of massive amounts of electronically stored information required by federal and state court rules.

    Raymond-Flood received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1991 and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University in 1988.

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  • Jun 25, 2013Raymond-Flood and Nash Present “Guide to Record Management Contracts” for Health Information Professionals

     

    June 25, 2013

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
    721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 5933
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
    Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
    Chief Marketing Officer
    (908) 722-0700 x4224

    Raymond-Flood Presents “Guide to Record Management Contracts” for Health Information Professionals

    Bridgewater, NJ (June 25, 2013) – Margaret Raymond-Flood,  a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was a presenter at the 2013  New Jersey Health Information Management Association’s Annual Meeting, “New Jersey and NJHIMA – Rebuilding Stronger Foundations,” June 19-20, at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.  In the session, Raymond-Flood provided the “Insider’s Guide to Record Management Contract Review.”

    Raymond-Flood, a resident of Ringoes, devotes her practice to general litigation, with an emphasis on complex commercial matters. She is chair of the firm’s Response to Electronic Discovery and Information (“REDI”) Group, an interdisciplinary team that helps clients with the identification, preservation, collection, review, and production of massive amounts of electronically stored information required by federal and state court rules. She writes and presents extensively on this topic. Raymond-Flood is also experienced in the defense of products liability, professional liability claims, and insurance claims. She earned her J.D. in 1991 and her B.A., magna cum laude, in 1988 from Seton Hall University.  She is a member of the Meritas Litigation Section Steering Committee, Somerset County Bar Association, New Jersey Defense Association, and Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce.

    The New Jersey Health Information Management Association (NJHIMA) is a Component State Association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). There are over 67,000 members in AHIMA and New Jersey’s association has over 1,800 members. Their mission is to promote the excellence of NJHIMA members in the management of health information through professional development, innovation, and leadership.

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  • Nov 21, 2012Hurricane Sandy Recovery: Margaret Raymond-Flood Stresses Understanding Your Insurance Coverage


    November 21, 2012

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
    721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 5933
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
    Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
    Chief Marketing Officer
    (908) 722-0700 x4224

    Hurricane Sandy Recovery: Margaret Raymond-Flood Stresses Understanding Your Insurance Coverage

    Bridgewater (November 21, 2012) – In “Weathering the Storm – Navigating Insurance: Terms and Conditions, Exclusions and Exceptions … Are You Covered?,” Margaret Raymond-Flood, a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., stresses importance of understanding your coverage when facing recovery after a natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy.

    “It is clear events, like Hurricane Sandy, are becoming more common than the ‘100-year storm.’ FEMA and other governmental agencies predict a rise in these types of occurrences and are in the midst of reviewing their current strategies and processes on how to manage their agencies in this new environment. While an increase in severe storms may be difficult to predict, homeowners would be wise to review their preparedness to ensure thorough protection by leveraging addenda and understanding exclusions and exceptions within their policies,” advised Raymond-Flood.

    Raymond-Flood, a resident of Ringoes, devotes her practice to general litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial matters. She has appeared in the federal and state courts of New Jersey, as well as the federal courts of other jurisdictions. She has considerable experience in the defense of environmental, products liability, professional liability claims and insurance claims.

    Raymond-Flood has extensive litigation experience, including pretrial procedure, motion practice, and taking and defending depositions of corporate representatives, employees and expert witnesses throughout the country. She has tried several complex matters, on both the state and federal levels, and she has used state-of-the-art technology as part of her trial preparation and presentation. In addition, she has participated as a speaker in seminars dealing with a variety of insurance-related topics and trial presentation.

    Raymond-Flood is a member of the Somerset County Bar Association, New Jersey Defense Association and Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Hunterdon County YMCA. She is a member of the Meritas Litigation Section Steering Committee, which serves hundreds of members from all over the United States and the world. She served as a coach of the Bridgewater-Raritan High School Mock Trial Team for five years. In addition, she has participated as a speaker in seminars dealing with a variety of insurance-related topics and trial presentation.

    Raymond-Flood earned her J.D. in 1991 and her B.A., magna cum laude, in 1988 from Seton Hall University. After graduating law school, Raymond-Flood served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Neil H. Shuster, Presiding Judge of the Mercer County Civil Division in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

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  • Sep 19, 2012Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Participates in 2012 InfraGard Security Summit

    September 19, 2012

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
    721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 5933
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
    Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
    Chief Marketing Officer
    (908) 722-0700 x4224

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Participates in 2012 InfraGard Security Summit

     

    Bridgewater, NJ (September 19, 2012) – Attorneys of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Jeanne Hamburg and Margaret Raymond-Flood participated in the 2012 InfraGard Security Summit on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.

    Hamburg presented “Trademark and Copyright Issues in Social Media & the Web.” She covered trademark and copyright issues unique to social networking, including controlling employee and user interactions with social media platforms to maximize benefits and minimize liabilities; addressing copyright and trademark complaints; permissions for and licensing copyrightable content, web site development, protecting copyrights and handling copyright infringement complaints under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; rights of publicity and attribution online; and trademark issues arising from key word searching, phishing, and cybersquatting.

    Raymond-Flood’s topic was “E-Discovery: Navigating Through the Minefield,” reviewing the legal challenges corporations face in maintaining electronically stored information (“ESI”) and the three phases of ESI that companies should consider.

    InfraGard® is a collaboration between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) to protect our National Infrastructure.

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    Posted in: Electronic Discovery ("E-Discovery"), Intellectual Property, Jeanne Hamburg, Margaret Raymond-Flood, News |

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