Wilentz Attorneys to Present at the New Jersey State Bar Association 2024 Annual Meeting and Convention

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 9:30 AM to Thursday, May 16, 2024 12:30 PM

Wilentz attorneys will present on a number of topics, including ethics, bankruptcy law, land use, employment law, trusts and estates, and health law at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s 2024 Annual Meeting and Convention.

Wednesday, May 15:

1:30PM - 3:00PM

Shareholder Willard Shih will present “Hot Topics in Legal Ethics,” addressing developments in legal ethics over the past year, including Supreme Court and DRB decisions of note, ethical ground rules for use of artificial intelligence and social media, ethical challenges when representing public bodies, candor to the tribunal, personal relationships with clients, and more.

Shareholder Donna Jennings will present “Hot Topics in Land Use,” the panel will discuss a range of timely topics, including updates related to affordable housing, and religious land use issues.

3:45PM - 5:15PM

Shareholder David Stein will moderate the panel entitled “Alternative & Non-Traditional Lending - The Good, the Bad & the Ugly,” which will discuss the use of alternative and nontraditional lending sources for middle market businesses to maintain cash flow and their business operations.

Thursday, May 16

8:30AM - 10:00AM

Counsel Stephanie Gironda will present “Sign on the Dotted Line: The Status of Restrictive Covenants in Employment and Settlement Agreements in 2024.” The panel discussion will address the current legal status of noncompete, nonsolicitation, confidentiality, and nondisparagement provisions in New Jersey employment and settlement agreements and offer successful negotiating strategies.

1:30PM – 3:00PM

Of Counsel Andrew J. DeMaio will moderate “Fiduciary Litigation Update,” the panel will discuss recent developments in the area of fiduciary litigation. Not only will the panel address recent cases, but also pending and proposed legislative changes that will impact the area.

3:30PM - 5:00PM

Shareholders Michael F. Schaff and Grace Mack will moderate and present on the panel entitled “Hot Topics in Health Law for All Attorneys: How to Play with a Full Deck When the Stakes are High.” The panel is composed of experienced health care attorneys and will also feature presenters from the NJ Department of Health, including Assistant Commissioner Stefanie Mozgai and Executive Director Michael Kennedy. Panelists will address health law topics and examples that lawyers should consider when representing physicians and other health related clients, such as: HIPAA, antikickback and self-referral laws, private equity, investment in health care, medispas, corporate practice of medicine restrictions, change of ownership disclosure obligations, duty to report to licensing boards and other regulators, restrictive covenants, and more.

For more information and to register, please visit the event page.

During the NJSBA 2024 Annual Meeting and Convention, attendees will have an opportunity to learn from jurists, attorneys in the field, and subject-matter experts. Attendees will be able to choose from 100 seminars and earn up to 16 CLE credits, including ethics, diversity, equity, and inclusion credits and certified civil trial credits.