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May 29, 2019

LWE Leadership Lounge in Short Hills: Making it to The Top

Karolina A. Dehnhard, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its New Jersey Matrimonial & Family Law Group, will co-present “Making it to The Top” hosted by the Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) Leadership Lounge in Short Hills.  This event will provide access to a powerful network and feature Linda Wellbrock, the founder…

May 30, 2019

Five Wishes – Conversation of Your Life

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, will be speaking at the “Five Wishes” workshop hosted by Westwood for All Ages in association with North Jersey Villages. The free workshop will cover legal documents and state requirements, helping families connect, communicating…

Jun 06, 2019

Brewery and Distillery Law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Theodore J. Zeller III, Danielle M. DeFilippis, Andrew D. Linden, and Matthew B. Andersen, Attorneys of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will discuss Brewery and Distillery Law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey at a training seminar hosted by the National Business Institute on Thursday, June 6, 9 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. at Homewood Suites by Hilton…

Jun 12, 2019

Business and Legal Planning Webinar for Food and Beverage Startups

Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Vincent Biscaye, Managing Founder of Step Two Advisors, will present an informative webinar for food and beverage startups looking for best practices in business and legal planning, including: Become efficient and well organized (separate personal and business finances, create a bookkeeping plan, surround…

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Managing Evolving Employment Issues with Limited Resources

The Association of Corporate Counsel Small Law Department Network, the world’s largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe, in conjunction with Meritas® Law Firms Worldwide, the premier global alliance of independent law firms working collaboratively…

Cannabis Labyrinth Workshop

Andrew D. Linden and Svetlana (Lana) Ros, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be panelists at the Cannabis Labyrinth Workshop, the first-ever educational workshop hosted by Upper Rung Center, a nonprofit community development corporation, in collaboration with the New Jersey Cannabis Business & Technology Institute. Norris McLaughlin is a proud sponsor of the…

Environmental Law for Attorneys and LSRPs

Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 1. Martha N. Donovan, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Environmental Practice Group, will be co-moderator for “Environmental Law for Attorneys and LSRPs” hosted by Rutgers. This interactive program will provide the latest information on the current environmental landscape and…

Protect Your Data to Protect Your Future

As rates of cyber fraud and personal identity theft seem to become more and more common, many of us wonder if we’re taking the necessary steps to secure our personal information. Please join Norris McLaughlin, Mariner Wealth Advisors, and the Community Foundation of New Jersey for a conversation about personal information security with Gary Rossi, Vice…

TAB® Business Advisory Boards

The Alternative Board® (TAB) of Central New Jersey is pleased to invite you to attend an exclusive, up-close look at our Business Advisory Boards. TAB members are business owners who have the passion to take their business to the next level, the vision to see what the next level could be, and the wisdom to seek out support and guidance…

Are You I-9 Compliant?

Raymond G. Lahoud, member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Group, is pleased to present a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Instructional Seminar, for human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, management, and administrators at organizations and companies in every industry, and of every size. Topics discussed will include: Form…

Food Business Basics

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Food Business Basics” hosted by the Rutgers Food Innovation Center.  If you are thinking of starting a food business, then this seminar is a must!  As a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering the prepared food business industry,…

Must-Know Legal Basics to Protect Your Business

Danielle M. DeFilippis and Daniel R. Guadalupe, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin P.A., will present “Must-Know Legal Basics to Protect Your Business” sponsored by Makerhoods + The Honors Program. The presentation cover how having a strong legal foundation gives you the peace of mind to go after your business goals with confidence, and topics…

Managing Risk: Minimize, Monitor, and Control

Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be a panelist at the 2019 Specialty Food Business Summit hosted by the Specialty Food Association in Chicago.  The panel is entitled “Managing Risk: Minimize, Monitor, and Control,” and will present a myriad of ways to minimize legal exposure through contracts, proper…

Due Diligence in New Jersey

The New Jersey Licensed Site Remediation Professional Association (LSRPA) and Norris McLaughlin, P.A., are pleased to present Due Diligence in New Jersey (Course 2018-044). Throughout this full-day class, you will learn about the environmental risks and liabilities that can potentially be associated with real estate transactions; how environmental due diligence can limit and offer protection against those…

An Appetite for Branding: Securing Trademark Protection & Other Legal Issues

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “An Appetite for Branding: Securing Trademark Protection & Other Legal Issues,” a legal and contracting workshop hosted by the Garden State Kitchen.  The discussion will cover key topics including branding, trademarks, intellectual property, contracts, and other legal issues that could impact your…

Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants

Due to the popularity of this hot topic, we are bringing the show on the road!   Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie Spangler, Lana Ros, and Andrew Linden of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present a panel discussion entitled “Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants.” This will be a follow-up to the same panel presentation at the International Restaurant…

Essential Contracts for Emerging and Established Food and Beverage Companies

Join our food tour, a webinar series on legal issues important to food and beverage businesses! Danielle DeFilippis, Deanna Koestel, and Daniel Guadalupe, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be presenting a three-part webinar series on important legal issues for your business.  If you are a food or beverage manufacturer, distributor, supermarket, or restaurant, this…

Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants

Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie Spangler, Lana Ros, and Andrew Linden of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be featured speakers March 5 at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, presenting a panel discussion entitled “Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants.” The show, which takes place March 3-5, also features over 40+ education sessions…

Family Immigration Visas/Immigration Law Practice in 2019 & Beyond

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Group, will present “Seeking Family Immigration Benefits in Immigration Court” at the NJICLE Seminar, “Family Immigration Visas/Immigration Law Practice in 2019 & Beyond.” The seminar will focus on the impact of Trump’s new administration and their desire to change…

Essential Contracts for Growing Food Businesses

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Essential Contracts for Growing Food Businesses,” a webinar hosted by the New Jersey Food Processors Association.  The presentation will cover key topics including licenses and agreements for intellectual property, confidentiality, website terms of use and privacy policies, indemnity, and co-packer agreements, followed by an…

Food Business Basics

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Food Business Basics” hosted by the Rutgers Food Innovation Center.  If you are thinking of starting a food business, then this seminar is a must!  As a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering the prepared food business industry,…

2018 Employment Law Breakfast Series: Hot Topics

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present a series of presentations on significant legal issues facing human resource professionals, business owners, and in-house lawyers.  These seminars will highlight timely legal developments and managerial concerns in labor and employment law. The final seminar of the series, Hot Topics, set for December 13, will feature a panel…

A Taste of Trademarks and Other Issues Affecting the Food & Beverage Industry

Jeanne M. Hamburg and Danielle M. DeFilippis, Members of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., are pleased to present a seminar discussing how the food and beverage industry is affected by the complex laws and regulations regarding: Proper usage of trademarks Registration process Relevant contracts such as licenses, assignments, and nondisclosure agreements Trade dress considerations Trademark selection, protection,…

Using Trusts in Estate Planning and Asset Protection

James J. Costello, Jr. will be a presenter at the seminar “Using Trusts in Estate Planning and Asset Protection.” The 2 day seminar is sponsored by the National Business Institute and will take place on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 from from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Courtyard Princeton. CLE and CPE credits…

Best Practices for ICE Audits When It Comes to Form I-9

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member with Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group, is pleased to present a free seminar for all human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, administrators, and management at organizations and companies in every industry of every size. He will teach the audience how to complete the I-9…

Employment Law in Television and the Movies: Lessons Learned

The Labor & Employment Group of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to continue its presentations on significant legal issues facing human resources professionals and business owners.  This presentation, Employment Law in TV and Movies: Lessons Learned, will review the handling of a variety of employment issues, including discrimination, harassment, employee discipline, and employee termination, as…

Immigration Q&A Session for Employers

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member with Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group, is pleased to present a complimentary Q&A session covering immigration issues.  Human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, administrators, and management at organizations and companies in every industry of every size are urged to attend.  Sushi will be served and topics…

TAB® Business Advisory Boards

The Alternative Board® (TAB) of Central New Jersey is pleased to invite you to attend an exclusive, up-close look at our Business Advisory Boards. TAB members are business owners who have the passion to take their business to the next level, the vision to see what the next level could be, and the wisdom to seek out support and guidance…

Inaugural NJ Cannabis Summit

Norris McLaughlin is proud to be a sponsor of the Inaugural NJ Cannabis Summit. The summit, “Growing a Sustainable Industry in the Garden State,” sponsored by NJ Cannabis Media, will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 7:30am to 5:30pm at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe, NJ. To learn more and to register,…

Due Diligence in New Jersey

LSRPA and Norris McLaughlin, P.A., are pleased to present Due Diligence in New Jersey (Course 2018-044). Throughout this full-day class, you will learn about the environmental risks and liabilities that can potentially be associated with real estate transactions; how environmental due diligence can limit and offer protection against those risks and liabilities; and some of the many…

2018 Employment Law Briefing: New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Act

On May 2, 2018, Governor Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Day Act, more commonly referred to as the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act.  This new law goes into effect on October 29, 2018 and applies to all New Jersey employers, regardless of size.   New Jersey employers need to…

How to Handle Form I-9 When Hiring and After

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member with Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group, is pleased to present two free seminars for all human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, administrators, and management at organizations and companies in every industry of every size. He will teach the audience how to complete the I-9…

2018 Employment Law Briefing: New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Act

On May 2, 2018, Governor Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Day Act, more commonly referred to as the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act.  This new law goes into effect on October 29, 2018 and applies to all New Jersey employers, regardless of size.   New Jersey employers need to…

New Jersey Food & Beverage Summit

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to be a sponsor of the New Jersey Food & Beverage Summit. The event will feature exhibits, information sessions, panel discussions, and speakers focused on the changing landscape of economic and workforce development within the Garden State’s food industry. Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Time: 9am to 3pm Where: The…

The Cooperator Expo New York

Visit our Cooperative (“Co-op”) and Condominium Law Attorneys Michael T. Reilly and Naureen S. Rashid at The Cooperator Expo New York, the biggest expo for cooperatives, condominiums, and apartments in New York!  The expo aims to attract board members, shareholders and managing agents, allowing them to communicate with building service professionals, attend educational seminars, learn about services that may benefit them, and discover what’s…

Anti-Harassment Training Requirements for Business

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present “Anti-Harassment Training Requirements for Business” for WeWork members. Did you know that New York state law now requires businesses to provide annual sexual harassment avoidance training to all employees beginning next month? Soon employers must also have specific written sexual harassment policies in place! Being out of compliance…

2017-2018 Labor & Employment Law Legal Update

The Labor & Employment Group of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present “2017-2018 Labor & Employment Law Legal Update.” This seminar is to update human resource professionals, business owners and managers on  significant recent developments with respect to legal issues governing the workplace. The complimentary seminar will review new legislative, regulatory, and case-law developments…

2018 Employment Law Breakfast Series: Protecting Confidential & Proprietary Information

Pat Collins of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to present “Protecting Confidential & Proprietary Information.” The seminar will review non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure forms, and state and federal laws protecting proprietary information. CLE, SHRM, and HRCI credits are available. The seminar will take place Thursday, September 6 at our Bridgewater, NJ office. Registration…

Policies & Procedures for Preventing Harassment and Strategies for Controlling Discovery

Annmarie Simeone and Margaret Raymond-Flood of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. will present the Corporate Counsel Business Journal webinar, “Policies & Procedures for Preventing Harassment and Strategies for Controlling Discovery Webinar” on Tuesday, July 10 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. The complimentary webinar will discuss workplace harassment, an important and persistent challenge facing businesses today. Effective policies and training are…

Immigration & Business Forum

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, will be on panel for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Immigration and Business Forum with Gilbert Lee of Fuling Global, Inc., and Rafael Collazo of National Council of La Raza. They will discuss attracting and retaining foreign talent, worker shortage issues,…

Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS: What Every Physician Should Know

Svetlana (Lana) Ros of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. will present the MDAdvantage seminar “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS: What Every Physician Should Know” at the Union County Medical Society Annual Meeting. At the end of the seminar, the physician participants will be able to: 1. Review and understand the regulations limiting the prescribing of controlled dangerous substances…

Mazars Executive Food & Beverage Boot Camp

Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Fifth Annual Mazars Food & Beverage Executive Boot Camp. The event will feature world-class speakers from prominent food and beverage industry executives as well as leading companies in banking, private equity, law, and insurance. The half-day program will focus on issues of most…

Anatomy of a Corporate/Business Divorce

David C. Roberts, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present “Anatomy of a Corporate/Business Divorce” with Hubert Klein of EisnerAmper, LLP, at the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and the Consultants’ Training Institute’s (CTI) 2018 Annual Consultants’ Conference to be held June 20-22.  They will discuss disputes including dissenting shareholder…

2018 Employment Law Breakfast Series: Social Media & Technology Issues in the Workplace

Pat Collins of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to present “Social Media & Technology Issues in the Workplace.” The seminar will review the role that social networking plays in pre-employment, current employment, and post-employment scenarios. The seminar will take place Thursday, June 7 at our Bridgewater, NJ office. Registration & Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Program…

Business Law Lunch & Learn

Starting your own business and have some questions about what to do next? Looking to take your business to the next level? Michael J. Locke from Norris McLaughlin, P.A. will be joining Cowerks on Friday, June 1 to shed light on the advantages and disadvantages of LLCs and corporations along with solutions to common hurdles…

FUCT This: What Trademarks You Can and Can’t Register

FUCT, THE SLANTS, REDSKINS.  Marks that were once prohibited from trademark registration for being disparaging or scandalous can now be registered.  Come join trademark attorney Stephanie S. Spangler, an Associate of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., for a presentation on what marks you can and can’t register in light of these recent court decisions.  This presentation will…

Faces of Change: Understanding and Managing Generations in the Workplace

Currently, there are five unique generations working side by side in the workplace, with the newest generation just now entering the workforce. All of those greatly varying beliefs, influences, and traits, are bound to cause conflict. To help you address and avoid generational conflict in your workplace, Norris McLaughlin and Stephanie Batchelor of Express Employment…

The Cooperator Expo New York

Visit our Cooperative (“Co-op”) and Condominium Law Attorneys Naureen S. Rashid and Michael T. Reilly at The Cooperator Expo New York, the biggest expo for cooperatives, condominiums, and apartments in New York!  The expo aims to attract board members, shareholders and managing agents, allowing them to communicate with building service professionals, attend educational seminars, learn about services that may benefit them,…

Due Diligence in New Jersey

LSRPA and Norris McLaughlin, P.A. are pleased to present Due Diligence in New Jersey (Course 2015-028). Throughout this full day class, you will learn about the environmental risks and liabilities that can potentially be associated with real estate transactions; how environmental due diligence can limit and offer protections against those risks and liabilities; and some of…

FoodBiz NJ

Danielle M. DeFilippis and Jeanne Hamburg will present the breakout session “Appetite for Branding” during the FoodBiz NJ conference. The session will discuss the business and legal challenges of branding in the food and beverage industry, and protecting restaurant decor. When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Where: The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ To learn more…

Employers & Immigration Forum

William C. Menard, an Associate of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will moderate the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) Business Builders Breakfast, “Employers & Immigration Forum.”  Other panelists will include Alejandra Price, Senior Contract Specialist & Legal Analyst at Brother International, and Audris Francis, Director of Talent Acquisition at Sanofi.  The forum will focus on…

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Instructional Seminar

Raymond G. Lahoud, will present the “Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Instructional Seminar” sponsored by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. This free seminar is for human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, management, and administrators at organizations and companies in every industry, and of every size. Lahoud will teach the audience how to complete the…

2018 Employment Law Breakfast Series: Navigating the Hiring Process

Pat Collins of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to present “Navigating the Hiring Process,” to help employers understand the practical and legal issues that commonly confront an employer involved in screening and choosing the best applicants. Topics include questions you can and cannot ask in an interview, documents used in the hiring process, and issues in…

Legal & Financial Basics: Be Prepared!

James J. Costello, Jr., Esq. will present at this complimentary seminar sponsored by The Arc Foundation of Somerset County. Important facts about legal and financial planning as a caretaker or guardian will be discussed. When: Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Norris McLaughlin, P.A. – 400 Crossing Boulevard, 8th Floor,…

Business Owner Rights: What Every Shareholder Should Know

David C. Roberts, a Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present a seminar for all business owners that will answer many of the questions, both known and unknown, a shareholder would have, such as: What, exactly, is “shareholder oppression?” How do I remedy oppression? Are my rights limited by a shareholder agreement or an…

2018 New York Asylum and Immigration Conference

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, will be presenting at the 2018 New York Asylum and Immigration Conference.  Hosted by the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section, Federal Bar Association SDNY Chapter, Federal Bar Association International Law Section, New York Law School Safe Passage Project Clinic, and…