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Join David Harmon Live on BLABBIT on Friday, April 22nd

Join David Harmon on Blabbit Live at 12 PM EST on Friday, April 22nd on LinkedIn or Facebook. David will join hosts Glen Ingram and Paul Geiger to discuss employment and business strategies used in connection with transitions in employment in the episode “Money on the Table.” About Blabbit Blabbit provides free online training in…

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Your Restaurant Brand After COVID-19

Jeanne Hamburg, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the webinar, “Your Restaurant Brand After COVID-19,” hosted by New York State Restaurant Association. Your Restaurant Brand After COVID-19 Trademarks have taken on a whole new dimension for restaurants whose business has suffered during COVID-19 or who have ceased operations. Learn how…

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The Allentown Art Museum Gala Dinner & Auction

Dolores A. Laputka, a Member at Norris McLaughlin, P.A., a former member of its Management Committee, and former Co-Chair of the Business Law Practice Group, will be the honoree of the 2022 Allentown Art Museum Gala Dinner & Auction. Dolores Laputka has devoted much of her professional and personal time to not-for-profit organizations in the Lehigh Valley, including…

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It’s Time to Have the Conversation of Your Life: Virtual Office Hours Event

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, will participate in an upcoming New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute Virtual Office Hours Event, “It’s Time to Have the Conversation of Your Life” on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. It’s Time to…

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Representing Vulnerable Seniors: Special Issues in Representation and Advocacy

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, will present an upcoming LawPracticeCLE live webinar, “Representing Vulnerable Seniors: Special Issues in Representation and Advocacy” on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST. Representing Vulnerable Seniors: Special Issues in Representation and…

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Responsible Use of Legal Analytics

Steven A. Karg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Products and Consumer Liability Defense Group, will speak at an upcoming American Bar Association live webinar, “Responsible Use of Legal Analytics.” A 2021 survey among US law firms revealed that 61% of legal professionals are using Legal Analytics to help them win…

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Ted Zeller Speaks at “Building a Brewery” Webinars

Theodore J. Zeller III, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Liquor Law Practice Group, will speak at two events hosted by Penn State Extension: “Building a Brewery: Site Selection, Permits, and Licenses,” and “Building a Brewery: The Legal Aspects of Distribution.” These events are offered in partnership with Penn State Extension,…

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I-9 Compliance: What Restaurant Operators Need to Know

William C. Menard, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present an upcoming webinar, “I-9 Compliance: What Restaurant Operators Need to Know,” hosted by the New York State Restaurant Association (NYSRA). I-9 Compliance: What Restaurant Operators Need to Know Webinar New York restaurants, like all U.S. companies, regardless of size, industry, or location,…

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Reverse Annuity Mortgages – What You Need to Know in the New Normal

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, will speak in an upcoming NJICLE Elder Law College webinar, “Reverse Annuity Mortgages – What You Need to Know in the New Normal” on Wednesday, February 2, 12:00 p.m.-1:40 p.m. EST. The webinar will be…

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Navigating COVID-Era Moratoriums

Melissa A. Peña, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, and Kimbrilee M. Weber, an Associate of the firm, and a member of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, will present the webinar “Navigating COVID-Era Moratoriums” hosted by the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) on December…

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Going Solar: The Legal, Economic, and Operational Perspective

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is pleased to co-host the free webinar, “Going Solar: The Legal, Economic, and Operational Perspective,” with SolarKal. Moderated by Laura M. Miller, Senior Counsel in Norris McLaughlin’s Solar Energy Service Area, Jim Laskey, Member of Norris McLaughlin and Chair of its Solar Energy Service Area will be joined…

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Beyond the Form: Drafting Powers of Attorney that Empower and Protect Your Client

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, will speak in an upcoming NJICLE Elder Law College webinar. Shana will present “Beyond the Form: Drafting Powers of Attorney that Empower and Protect Your Client” on Wednesday, December 1, 2:10 p.m.-2:50 p.m. EST. The…

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Gotham Essential Workshop: Copyright Basics for Filmmakers

Jeanne Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the webinar, “Copyright Basics for Filmmakers,” for The Gotham. Copyright Basics for Filmmakers The “Copyright Basics for Filmmakers” webinar will cover copyright issues as it pertains to making films and movies, and more. This webinar will provide an insight into securing with all…

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Strafford Live Video Webinar, “Special Needs Trust Funding, Administration, and Termination: Key Trust Provisions, Tax Issues, ILITs, Beneficiaries”

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, will speak in an upcoming Strafford live video webinar, “Special Needs Trust Funding, Administration, and Termination: Key Trust Provisions, Tax Issues, ILITs, Beneficiaries” on Thursday, November 11, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST. Special Needs Trust Funding,…

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Meritas Week 2021

Meritas Week 2021 will take place virtually from November 8th to the 12th. It is free and available to all members. Meritas Week 2021 Our Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights attorney, Melissa Peña, will be a panelist on “Addressing Implicit Bias: What You Need to Know” during Meritas Week 2021. This session will occur at 4:00…

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Free Webinar: Disrupting Trademarks for Disruptive Food: Latest Trends and Updates

Danielle DeFilippis, Member of the firm and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, and David Siegel, Senior Counsel, as they present “Disrupting Trademarks for Disruptive Food: Latest Trends and Updates.” In this free webinar hosted by NJBIZ, our attorneys will be discussing: An update on trademark and advertising developments for disruptive food categories…

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Medicaid vs. Medicare – What are the Differences, and When Am I Eligible?

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care and Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will present “Medicaid vs. Medicare – What are the Differences, and When Am I Eligible?” virtually on Thursday, October 21, 2021, in partnership with Artis Senior Living of…

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Free Seminar: Settling Estates in a Digital World- Protecting Your Assets from Cyber Risk

Judith A. Harris, a Member of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A. and Co-Chair of the firm’s Estate, Trust, and Tax Law Practice Group, will speak at the “Settling Estates in a Digital World- Protecting Your Assets from Cyber Risk” seminar. The event is sponsored by the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development and Mauch Chunk Trust Company. Settling Estates in…

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Raymond G. Lahoud to Speak on Temporary Protection Status at 6th Annual NJRC Immigration Conference: Beyond the Border

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group, will be a panelist at the 6th Annual Immigration Conference: Beyond the Border, hosted by the NJ Reentry Corporation (“NJRC”). Lahoud and co-panelist Edward Shulman will discuss temporary protection status from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday,…

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Medical Decision Making in 2020 and Beyond

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the free webinar, “Medical Decision Making in 2020 and Beyond,” hosted by Brighton Gardens of Mountainside, a community of Sunrise Senior Living. Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker,…

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Medical Decision Making in 2020 and Beyond

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the free webinar, “Medical Decision Making in 2020 and Beyond,” hosted by Spring Hills at Matawan. Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will…

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Restructuring the Bankruptcy Bar: Strategies to Increase Diversity

Melissa Anne Peña, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, will co-present the webinar, “Restructuring the Bankruptcy Bar: Strategies to Increase Diversity,” hosted by the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey (SABANJ). Strategies to Increase Diversity This webinar will discuss various issues related…

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Medical Decision Making in 2020 and Beyond

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will present the free webinar, “Medical Decision Making in 2020 and Beyond,” co-hosted by Artis Senior Living of Princeton Junction and Oasis Senior Advisors. Medical Decision Making…

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The Mediation Process, an Advocate’s Model for Mediating

The Hon. Emil Giordano (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Litigation Practice Group, will co-present the webinar, “The Mediation Process, an Advocate’s Model for Mediating,” with Christopher Kriesen, Esq, founder of The Kalon Law Firm LLC, hosted by the Bar Association of Lehigh County. The Mediation Process Discussion…

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Protecting Your Restaurant Brand After COVID-19

Jeanne Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Internet Law Group, will present the free webinar, “Protecting Your Restaurant Brand after COVID-19: How to Turn Your Brand Into a Money-Earner, Even if You’ve Ceased Operating,” for the New York State Restaurant Association. Protecting Your Restaurant Brand after COVID-19 This webinar…

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Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, will moderate the free webinar, “Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement,” during the supply chain breakout sessions at the virtual New Jersey Food Processors Association (NJFPA) Annual Conference. Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement The 2021…

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Town Hall: Merger and Acquisition Trends in Health Care

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to co-host the free webinar, “Town Hall: Merger and Acquisition Trends in Health Care,” with Citi, and CohnReznick LLP. Moderated by Amine Lahlou, Senior Vice President of Citi, F. Peter Lehr, Health Care & Life Sciences Attorney at Law and a Member of the firm, will…

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U.S. Legal E-commerce Essentials for Food Businesses

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, and Jeanne M. Hamburg, also a Member of the firm and Chair of its Internet Law Practice Group, will present the free webinar, “U.S. Legal E-commerce Essentials for Food Businesses,” hosted by the West Africa…

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U.S. Corporate and Branding Legal Essentials for Food Businesses

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, and Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Internet Law Practice Group, will present the free webinar, “U.S. Corporate and Branding Legal Essentials for Food Businesses,” hosted by the West…

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Workers’ Compensation Bench and Bar Best Practices 2021

Barbara L. Hollenbach, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Workers’ Compensation Bench Bar Committee’s annual “Workers’ Compensation Bench and Bar Best Practices 2021,” being held virtually this year through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and co-sponsored with the PBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section, of which Barbara formerly…

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Recreational Cannabis Is Legal in New Jersey: What Employers Need to Know

Nicholas F. Pellitta, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will moderate the free webinar, “Recreational Cannabis Is Legal in New Jersey: What Employers Need to Know,” hosted by the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce. Recreational Cannabis in New Jersey This one-hour webinar will offer in-depth conclusions regarding recreation cannabis legislation concerning employers and…

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Catering Contracts Post COVID-19: What Operators Need to Know

Jeanne M. Hamburg, a Member of the firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Internet Law Group, will co-present the free webinar, “Catering Contracts Post COVID-19: What Operators Need to Know,” hosted by the New York State Restaurant Association. Catering Contracts Post COVID-19 Discussion topics will include: When caterers cannot perform or customers will…

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Medicaid and Benefits With an Elder Care Attorney in New Jersey

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the free webinar, “Medicaid and Benefits With an Elder Care Attorney in New Jersey,” hosted by the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, along with Debbie Schlossberg, the Chapter’s Patient Services Coordinator. Norris…

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Ask the Arbitrators

The Honorable Emil Giordano (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Litigation Practice Group, will co-present the webinar, “Ask the Arbitrators,” for the Annual Public Employer Labor Relations Advisory Service (PELRAS) 2021 Web Conference, hosted by the Pennsylvania Municipal League. About the PELRAS “Ask the Arbitrators” Program The Annual…

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Legal Issues You Need to Navigate

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the webinar, “COVID-19 Vaccine: Legal Issues You Need to Navigate,” hosted by the New Jersey Food Processors Association (NJFPA). Presenters include Patrick T. Collins, and Danielle M. DeFilippis. COVID-19 Vaccine: Legal Issues You Need to Navigate This webinar will dive into the legal issues around the COVID-19 vaccine…

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“PPP & Me” Webinar Mini-Series Part II: Protecting Your Financial Future

S. Graham Simmons, III, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Business Law Practice Group, will be panelists for the webinar, “Protecting Your Financial Future,” hosted by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce as part of its “PPP & Me” mini-series. The PPP and Protecting Your Financial Future Graham will address…

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Legal Impact of the First 100 Days

S. Graham Simmons, III, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Business Law Practice Group, will be a panelist for the free webinar, “Legal Impact of the First 100 Days,” hosted by Lehigh Valley Business and the Central Penn Business Journal. Legal Impact of the First 100 Days A new administration has…

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Before the Deluge: Preparing for the Anticipated Rise in Bankruptcy Filings

Melissa Anne Peña, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, along with Jerome F. Gallagher, Jr., and Bruce J. Wisotsky, also Members of the firm, will present the free webinar, “Before the Deluge: Preparing for the Anticipated Rise in Bankruptcy Filings.” Preparing for the…

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Immigration Virtual Town Hall: COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Updates for Businesses, Health Care Providers, Colleges and Universities, and Individuals

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group, and William C. Menard, a Member of the firm, are pleased to present the free webinar, “Immigration Virtual Town Hall: COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Updates for Businesses, Health Care Providers, Colleges and Universities, and Individuals.” COVID-19…

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Remote Litigation Before Immigration Courts During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group, will co-present the Federal Bar Association Immigration Law Section webinar, “Remote Litigation Before Immigration Courts During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond.” Remote Litigation Before Immigration Courts During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond COVID-19 has presented challenging…

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Cost-Saving Secrets to Streamlining Complex Patent and Trademark Litigation

Jeanne Hamburg and Joseph A. Farco, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “Cost-Saving Secrets to Streamlining Complex Patent and Trademark Litigation.” Cost-Saving Secrets to Streamlining Complex Patent and Trademark Litigation In situations in which patent and trademark claims are made simultaneously, cost management is critical. Having a well-oiled team at…

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Whose Decision Is It Anyway: Cognitive Decline and the Ability to Sign Legal Documents

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will present the free webinar, “Whose Decision Is It Anyway: Cognitive Decline and the Ability to Sign Legal Documents,” hosted by Aveanna Healthcare Concierge Services and co-sponsored…

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Raising Capital During COVID-19

Jeanne Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “Raising Capital During COVID-19,” hosted by the New York State Restaurant Association. Raising Capital During COVID-19 As restaurants and catering businesses continue to struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial to be creative in raising capital while marketing…

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HR Roundtable: Independent Contractors and the Continuing Dangers of Misclassifying Workers

Patrick T. Collins, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Labor & Employment Law Practice Group, will present the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) HR Roundtable, “Independent Contractors and the Continuing Dangers of Misclassifying Workers,” as Chair of the group. Norris McLaughlin is a proud sponsor of the event. Independent Contractors and the…

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Food Intellectual Property and Trademarks

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, will present “Food Intellectual Property and Trademarks” for the virtual Learn Before You Leap: Food Business Basics for Startup Food Entrepreneurs hosted by the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University, a unique food business incubator and accelerator…

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Special Needs Trusts and Beyond: Understanding Planning for Individuals with Disabilities

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will present the webinar, “Special Needs Trusts and Beyond: Understanding Planning for Individuals with Disabilities,” co-hosted by the Federal Bar Association and myLawCLE. Understanding Planning for Individuals with Disabilities Discussion topics will include: How to…

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HR Roundtable: The Current State of Family Leave

Patrick T. Collins, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Labor & Employment Law Practice Group, will present the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) HR Roundtable, “The Current State of Family Leave,” as Chair of the group. Norris McLaughlin is a proud sponsor of the event. The Current State of Family Leave Discussion…

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How to Become a Neutral

The Hon. Emil Giordano (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Litigation Practice Group, will be a panelist for the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee Lunch Time Learning Program, “How to Become a Neutral.” How to Become a Neutral This program boasts a panel of mediators…

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Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: Considering Residential Options

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series. In this tenth and final session, “Considering Residential Options,” Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will address the resources available in assisting individuals with special needs to determine their…

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Personal Values: Advance Care Planning and Dementia

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will co-present the free webinar, “Personal Values: Advance Care Planning and Dementia,” hosted by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute as part of their Conversation of…

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HR Roundtable: Return to Work Issues During the Pandemic

Patrick T. Collins, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Labor & Employment Law Practice Group, will present the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) HR Roundtable: “Return to Work Issues During the Pandemic” as Chair of the group. Norris McLaughlin is a proud sponsor of the event. About the HR Roundtable The HR…

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The Pandemic Recovery: Debt Recovery Options Facing New York’s Restaurant Industry

Jeanne Hamburg, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Internet Law Practice Group, and Melissa Anne Peña, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, will present the free webinar, “The Pandemic Recovery: Debt Recovery Options Facing New York’s Restaurant Industry,” hosted by…

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Can Someone Help Us? Advocacy in Today’s Healthcare Climate

Lori Kayne, Geriatric Social Worker for the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the free webinar, “Can Someone Help Us? Advocacy in Today’s Healthcare Climate,” hosted by the United Way of Northern New Jersey. Advocacy in Today’s Healthcare Climate Along with Ruth Rothbart-Mayer, LCSW, Lori will…

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Can Your Client Decide? The Ethical and Legal Issues of Medical Decision-Making

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will present the free webinar, “Can Your Client Decide? The Ethical and Legal Issues of Medical Decision-Making,” hosted by CareOne at Livingston. Ethical and Legal…

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Trial Lawyers Section: Mediation Practice Tips

The Honorable Emil Giordano (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Litigation Practice Group, will be a panelist for the Montgomery Bar Association‘s webinar, “Trial Lawyers Section: Mediation Practice Tips.” Mediation Practice Tips Discussion topics will include: Pre-mediation submissions Joint session statements Client expectations Useful negotiation tactics Mediator recommendations Follow-up strategies…

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Taking Charge: Advance Care Planning for Retirement

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the free webinar, “Taking Charge: Advance Care Planning for Retirement,” hosted by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute as part of their Conversation of Your Life (COYL) series. About Advance Care Planning…

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Liquor License Laws, Medical Marijuana & Service Animals: Impact on Real Estate

Richard B. Somach, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., along with the firm’s Associate David C. Berger, will present the livestream webinar, “Liquor License Laws, Medical Marijuana & Service Animals: Impact on Real Estate,” for Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS®, a trade association that represents nearly 3,000 real estate professionals. About the Impact on Real…

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I-9 Compliance Seminar: Employee Immigration Verification Before, During, Beyond COVID, and the Inevitable ICE Audit

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group, and William C. Menard, an Associate of the firm, are pleased to present the free webinar, “I-9 Compliance Seminar: Employee Immigration Verification Before, During, Beyond COVID, and the Inevitable ICE Audit.” Employee Immigration Verification Before, During,…

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Can Your Client Decide? The Ethical and Legal Issues of Medical Decision-Making

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will present the free webinar, “Can Your Client Decide? The Ethical and Legal Issues of Medical Decision-Making,” hosted in conjunction with Aveanna Healthcare. Ethical and…

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Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: Administering Special Needs Trusts

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series. In this eighth session, “Administering Special Needs Trusts,” Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will address special needs trusts. Administering Special Needs Trusts When: Thursday, July 23, 2020 noon…

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2020 Pennsylvania Defense Institute Annual Conference and Continuing Legal Education

The Honorable Emil Giordano (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Litigation Practice Group, will be a panelist for the 2020 Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI) Annual Conference and Continuing Legal Education’s “Mediation” program. About the Pennsylvania Defense Institute Conference In addition to the six CLE credits, participants can enjoy…

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Protecting Solo Seniors in the COVID-19 World

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, and Lori Kayne, MSS, LSW, C-ASWCM, the firm’s Geriatric Social Worker, will co-present the free webinar, “Protecting Solo Seniors in the COVID-19 World,” hosted by SOMA Two Towns For All Ages. About Solo…

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Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: Guardianship and Supported Decision-Making

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series. In this session, “Guardianship and Supported Decision-Making,” A. Nichole Cipriani, a Member of the firm, will be joined by Elizabeth McKenna, CFP and Chartered Special Needs Consultant. Guardianship and Supported Decision-Making When: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 noon – 1:00 p.m….

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Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: Understanding Special Needs Trusts

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series. In this sixth session, “Understanding Special Needs Trusts,” Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will address special needs trusts. About Special Needs Trusts When: Thursday, July 9, 2020 noon…

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Negotiating New York Restaurant Leases in the Wake of COVID-19

Sharyn A. Tritto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “Negotiating New York Restaurant Leases in the Wake of COVID-19,” hosted by the New York State Restaurant Association. Jeanne Hamburg, also a Member of the firm and a member of the NYSRA, will introduce her and moderate throughout the…

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Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: SSI, SSDI, and SS for DACs

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series. In the fifth session, “SSI, SSDI, and SS for DACs.” Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will discuss legal and financial assistance for a Disabled Adult…

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2020 U.S. Immigration Law: Basics & Beyond – “Crimmigration”

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group, will present the “Crimmigration” session as part of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s annual “U.S. Immigration Law: Basics & Beyond” program, which will be presented as a live webcast this year due to the coronavirus…

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Medicaid Planning

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the National Business Institute audio webinar, “Medicaid Planning.” About Medicaid Planning This webinar, designed for accountants, attorneys, financial planners, geriatric care managers, investment advisors, nursing home administrators, and paralegals, offers the…

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Understanding The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

S. Graham Simmons, III, a Member of the law firm, Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Business Law Practice Group, will present the free webinar, “Understanding The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act,” for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. About the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Discussion topics will include: How the most recent…

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Liquor License Laws, Medical Marijuana & Service Animals: Impact on Real Estate

Richard B. Somach, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., along with the firm’s Associate David C. Berger, will present the livestream webinar, “Liquor License Laws, Medical Marijuana & Service Animals: Impact on Real Estate,” for Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS®, a trade association that represents nearly 3,000 real estate professionals. About the Impact on Real…

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Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series: When and How to Use an ABLE Account

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present the Special Needs Spotlight Webinar Series. In the third session, “When and How to Use an ABLE Account,” Shana Siegel, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will be joined once again by Elizabeth McKenna,…

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The Financial Impact of COVID-19: Bankruptcy 101

Bruce J. Wisotsky, a Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “The Financial Impact of COVID-19: Bankruptcy 101,” for the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association and eight other state Medical Group Management Associations. About the COVID-19 Bankruptcy Webinar Discussion topics will include: How the CARES Act has raised the…

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Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present “Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues,” a webinar hosted by the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) to address critical employment issues affecting the workforce as businesses prepare to reopen during this COVID-19 pandemic. About COVID-19 Employment Issues Please join Norris McLaughlin Members Charles A. Bruder, Co-Chair of…

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How to Represent Your Client in a Virtual Mediation

The Hon. Emil Giordano (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Litigation Law Practice Group, will co-present the webinar, “How to Represent Your Client in a Virtual Mediation,” as part of the Northampton County Bar Association (NCBA) Lunch Lectures. About the Virtual Mediation Webinar Mediation has become a critical…

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Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present “Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues,” a free, virtual town hall addressing the latest COVID-19 employment law issues facing employers as workplaces begin to reopen and employees begin returning to work. About the COVID-19 Employment Law Issues Please join Norris McLaughlin Members Charles A. Bruder, Co-Chair of…

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Contracts & COVID-19: What Restaurants Need to Know

Jeanne Hamburg Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “Contracts & COVID-19: What Restaurants Need to Know,” hosted by the New York State Restaurant Association. What Restaurants Need to Know About Contracts & COVID-19 Discussion topics will include: When restaurants can’t perform on its contractual obligations due to the current…

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Bouncing Back to Business: Insights and Ideas for Food Entrepreneurs

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, will be a panelist for the free, virtual town hall roundtable event, “Bouncing Back to Business: Insights and Ideas for Food Entrepreneurs,” hosted by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station’s Food Innovation Center of Rutgers,…

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Surviving COVID-19: Now and Beyond

Morris S. Bauer, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be a panelist for the free webinar, “Surviving COVID-19: Now and Beyond,” hosted by the New Jersey Turnaround Management Association (NJTMA) and the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA). About “Surviving COVID-19: Now and Beyond” Discussion topics will include: Surviving this uniquely…

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Contracts and COVID-19: Managing Obligations Now and in the Future

Jeanne Hamburg, Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “Contracts and COVID-19: Managing Obligations Now and in the Future,” hosted by the Specialty Food Association as part of her “Business Continuity: Risk Mitigation Planning” COVID-19 webinar series. About “Contracts and COVID-19” Discussion topics will include: When your food business can’t perform…

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2020 Census and COVID-19 — Be Safe, Be Counted!

Shana Siegel, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the free webinar, “2020 Census and COVID-19 — Be Safe, Be Counted!” Shana will address financial exploitation directed toward elder and special needs groups. An investigator from the Consumer Affairs Division…

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Business Interruptions in the Time of COVID-19 [WEBINAR]

Margaret Raymond-Flood and Nicholas A. Duston, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the free webinar, “Business Interruptions in the Time of COVID-19,” hosted by the Somerset County Business Partnership. COVID-19 Business Interruptions This webinar will discuss two important topics that many business owners are currently dealing with as a result of the current pandemic: Does…

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New Jersey Food Processors Association Virtual Town Hall: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&A

Deemed an essential business during these unprecedented times, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, food processors are critical. The success of the food industry will have a major impact on the citizens of New Jersey. There is a lot of information out there, so the New Jersey Food Processors Association is hosting a virtual Town…

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COVID-19 Guidance: A Discussion About the Employment & Benefits Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) & the CARES Act [WEBINAR]

Charles A. Bruder, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Law Practice Group, will co-present a free webinar, “COVID-19 Guidance: A Discussion About the Employment & Benefits Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) & the CARES Act,” with Dan Gagnier, a Partner…

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Responding to Coronavirus Orders and Adapting My Business – Is This the NEW NORMAL? [DIAL-IN]

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will host a virtual town hall featuring a panel of attorneys from across the firm’s multi-disciplinary practice answering questions from entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, and community leaders about coronavirus preparedness, transitioning business operations, and adapting to comply with Executive Orders to shut down non-essential businesses. Our experienced attorney panel will address issues…

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NeedQuest – Business Networking for Special Needs Professionals

Join us for business networking for professionals who serve the special needs community in New Jersey! Norris McLaughlin, P.A., invites you to join us for a breakfast networking event. Come meet other professionals who serve the special needs community in New Jersey. Make new friends, meet new colleagues, and get referrals. When: Thursday, March 5,…

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Food Business Bootcamp

Interested in attending a day-long Food Business Bootcamp to gain the expertise to develop a solid business plan and prepare to sell your culinary creations in a retail environment? Attendees will learn directly from industry experts who will share the tools and strategies needed to move your food idea from concept to reality. Danielle M….

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CannaRiskCon 1.0 Mitigating Risk and Limiting Liability

CannaRiskCon 1.0, a panel discussion forum sponsored by Norris McLaughlin, The John Morgan McLachlan Agency, and New Ventures Consulting, will include in-depth Q&A-style conversations about the inherent legal liabilities and potential business risks facing the cannabis industry.  This inaugural event will take place on January 29, 2020, at the Bridgewater Manor in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Featuring leading experts…

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Compliance and Branding for the Food Industry

Join Jeanne Hamburg, a trademark attorney here at Norris McLaughlin, and Victoria Ho, a consultant in the food industry with extensive food CPG compliance experience, as they guide you through key aspects of labeling compliance and branding for your food products. The average product recall costs food entrepreneurs an average of $10 million. Moreover, to…

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Food Business Basics Workshop & Training Session

Are you ready to take the next step in developing your food business, but need guidance from experts on how to move forward?  As a unique opportunity for early-stage food entrepreneurs to learn about developing and growing your business, discussion topics include: Branding Entrepreneurship Marketing Food Safety and Regulations Tax Benefits Research and Development Food…

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Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo

Norris McLaughlin is proud to have Raymond G. Lahoud, Chair of the firm’s Immigration Practice Group, present “What to Know About the EB-5 Real Estate Investor Visa Program” at Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo. Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo is tailored to meet the professional needs of serious real estate professionals…

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2019 Employment Law Hot Topics – Session 2

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present a presentation on significant legal issues facing human resource professionals, business owners, and in-house lawyers. This program will highlight timely legal developments and managerial concerns in labor and employment law. Our Hot Topics seminar will feature a panel of speakers presenting in-depth on timely legal developments and managerial concerns…

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2019 Employment Law Hot Topics – Session 1

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present a free seminar on significant legal issues facing human resource professionals, business owners, and in-house lawyers. This program will highlight timely legal developments and managerial concerns in labor and employment law. Our Hot Topics seminar will feature a panel of speakers presenting in-depth on timely legal developments and…

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Elder Financial Exploitation

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to present an educational seminar for accountants and financial service professionals on why senior clients are more susceptible to scams and exploitation, and what you can do to protect them. Course Description As the population ages and more seniors are living alone, the incidence of elder exploitation continues to rise….

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Private Equity in Healthcare

Private equity in Healthcare has doubled over the past 10 years, and now accounts for more than 10% of all private equity deals. Join Norris McLaughlin, P.A. and Sax LLP as we draw on the industry expertise of our panelists to highlight the pros and cons to priming your practice for private equity. You will…

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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…

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Legal Issues Facing Physicians & Practice Managers

Accreditation Statement HRET is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) and through the Joint Providership of Health Research Education and Trust of New…

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LLCs From Start to Finish

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to have Victor S. Elgort, Chair of the firm’s Tax Group, speak at the National Business Institute (NBI) two-day seminar, “LLCs From Start to Finish.” Victor will present ” LLC or S-Corp Tax Considerations” and “How to Draft the LLC Operating Agreement” on day one. Course Description The attendees will…

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NJBIZ Food Day 2019

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to sponsor and have Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of the firm and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, present at NJBIZ Food Day 2019. Danielle will present “Pardon the Interruption: Branding & Advertising for Disruptive Food Trends,” at 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., discussing the advertising trends…

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NALCP Annual Conference

Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is proud to sponsor the 2019 National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP) Associate Member Annual Conference. Each year NALCP sponsors an annual conference that features guest speakers from the licensing and compliance industry including liquor licensing legal professionals, consultants, service providers, governmental representatives, and State and National restaurant association spokespersons….

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Food & Beverage Innovation Summit

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to have Danielle DeFillipis, Co-Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, be part of a cannabis panel at the Inaugural Food & Beverage Innovation Summit, presented by ROI-NJ. This event will provide a space to participate in engaging discussions concerning hot topics in the industry today, hear from…

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A Legal and Commercial Overview of the F&B Industry in the U.S. and India

— ATTENTION: This date has been updated! — Are you thinking about distributing a food product in India or the U.S.? Do your food clients have cross-border interests that include India or the U.S.? This webinar presented by Raka Chakrawarti, Founder and CEO of Gourmet Delight; Danielle DeFilippis, Co-Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Intellectual Property Law Practice…

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LINC Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable

Norris McLaughlin is happy to host the September LINC Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable. At the July Roundtable, Scott Blair gave an overview of the five pillars of inclusive leadership. At the September Roundtable, Scott will focus us on Access, Success, and Infrastructure. There will be more time for roundtable discussion to ‘bring this alive’ in your…

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The World of the Latino Cuisine Food Products and Beverage Trade Show

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to have Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of the firm and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, present at the World of Latino Food Show. Danielle will present “Navigating the Legal Minefield – Protecting Your Food Business at Each Stage of Growth,” at 10:00 a.m. This presentation will…

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Best Practices for Branding and Marketing Your Restaurant Webinar

Please join marketing expert, chef, and restaurant owner Marcus Guiliano, and food, beverage & hospitality attorney Jeanne Hamburg, for a not-to-be-missed webinar providing tips on how to set your restaurant apart and bring in new patrons. From Marcus, learn the top psychology triggers to use in emails, websites, business cards, and every other guest interaction, as he covers…

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Mazars New York 2019 Food & Beverage Executive Forum

Norris McLaughlin is proud to sponsor this year’s New York Mazars Food & Beverage Forum. Each year, this event brings together over 150 senior executives from the food and beverage industry for an evening of learning and networking. Speakers include: Christopher Doering, Editor & Reporter at Food Dive Hannes Berger, CEO & President at Dr….

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Somerset County Bar Association CLE Marathon Day

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to have Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of the firm and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group; and A. Nichole Cipriani, Member of the firm, present at CLE Marathon Day hosted by the Somerset County Bar Association. Ray will be on panel discussing “The Evolution of Immigration Law into Every…

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Food Business Basics Workshop & Training Session

If you are thinking of starting a food business, then this workshop is a must! As a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering the prepared food business industry, discussion topics include: Advocating for Small Businesses Branding Commercialization Food Safety Manufacturing Your Product Planning and Accessing Capital for Your Business Selling Your…

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Mid Atlantic Brewers Symposium

The 5th Annual Brewers of Pennsylvania (BOP) Mid Atlantic Brewers’ Symposium, “The Business of Brewing. The Science of Brewing. The Network of Brewers.,” features educational seminars, a welcome reception with industry exhibitors, a networking happy hour at Liberty Craft House, and a Penn State Tailgate for BOP Brewery and Associate Members with state legislators. Discussion…

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Probate and Trust Litigation: Real-World Insights for Both Estate Litigators and Planners

James J. Costello, Jr., a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Trusts, Estates & Tax Law Practice Group, will be a featured speaker at The National Business Institute (NBI) sponsored seminar, “Probate and Trust Litigation: Real-World Insights for Both Estate Litigators and Planners.” The seminar will address practical ways to…

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Prime Expo – Making the Most of Life After 50

Judith A. Harris, Esq., a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin P.A., will present an informative presentation on effective estate planning at The Morning Call’s Prime Aging Expo, Saturday, June 22. This free expo provides a full day of speakers and exhibitors offering services, products, and the latest information to keep you healthy and vibrant, including: Health and…

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Walkers, Canes, and Hearing Aides – Why Won’t They Use Them and What Can I Do?

Lori Kayne, MSS, LSW, C-ASWCM, Geriatric Social Worker of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present “Walkers, Canes and Hearing Aides – Why Won’t They Use Them and What Can I Do?” hosted by United Way of Northern New Jersey Caregivers Coalition. Along with Ruth Rothbart-Mayer, LCSW, C-ASWCM, Psychotherapist and Eldercare Coach, Kayne will address the frustration…

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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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Brewery and Distillery Law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Theodore J. Zeller III, and Danielle M. DeFilippis, 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 in Valley Forge. The speakers will…

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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…

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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…

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Cannabis Labyrinth Workshop

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will participate in 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 event. Topics to be discussed include: Review of Regulatory and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Must-Know Legal Basics to Protect Your Business

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member 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 covers how having a strong legal foundation gives you the peace of mind to go after your business goals with confidence, and topics will include: Branding…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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, a Member 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 & Foodservice…

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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, a Member 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 webinar is for you!…

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Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants

Jeanne Hamburg, a Member 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 and over 500 of…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Cooperator Expo New York

Visit our Cooperative (“Co-op”) and Condominium Law Attorney 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, and discover what’s new…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Policies & Procedures for Preventing Harassment and Strategies for Controlling Discovery

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 essential to…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 for a presentation on what marks you can and can’t register in light of these recent court decisions.  This presentation will be great for those interested in learning more about…

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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…

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The Cooperator Expo New York

Visit our Cooperative (“Co-op”) and Condominium Law Attorney 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, and discover what’s new in…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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The Legal Aspect of Protecting Your Brand: IP, Trademarks, Trademark Registration Process

Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Law Practice Group, will present “The Legal Aspect of Protecting Your Brand: IP, Trademarks, Trademark Registration Process” for the virtual Food Business Basics Workshop hosted by the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University, a food business incubator and accelerator through the…

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U.S. Immigration Basics in the Biden/Harris Era and Beyond

Raymond Lahoud, Immigration Practice Group Chair, will participate in a webcast on June 29, “U.S. Immigration Basics in the Biden/Harris Era and Beyond.” The presentation will be presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Immigration Law Section and the NJSBA International Law and Organizations Special Committee. The panelists will discuss the constant nature of change in…

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