In the Press

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Wilentz lawyers have earned national recognition in numerous areas of the law and are frequently called upon by news media to provide commentary on breaking stories and legal topics.
  • Jun 14 2023

    Jackson Approves Its First Yeshiva With Dorm 06.14.2023Jackson’s first yeshiva with a dormitory has been approved by the township zoning board a year after settling a lawsuit brought by the federal Department of Justice (DOJ) charging the municipality with “extreme animus” toward Orthodox Jews. Wilentz Shareholder Donna Jennings commented, "Without the hardship and issue of the shape and access to the road, we would not, in my opinion, be before this board because it is our opinion the dorm is permitted as an accessory use under your own ordinance and, quite frankly, under federal law, it is permitted.”

  • Jun 13 2023

    'What a Long Struggle': Plaintiffs' Claims Against Pinnacle MoM Hip Implants Designated as Multicounty Litigation 06.13.2023New Jersey Law Journal
    Wilentz Counsel, Joshua S. Kincannon comments on the New Jersey Supreme Court's recent approval of the multicounty litigation designation of state court litigation against Johnson & Johnson and Depuy Synthes Sales for injuries caused by Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants.

  • May 22 2023

    Exit Strategy 05.22.2023Wilentz Shareholder and Bedminster Mayor, Larry Jacobs, was quoted in the May issue of Real Estate New Jersey. The article "Exit Strategy" discusses AT&T leaving the iconic 1.1 million square foot campus in Bedminster, its home for more than 45 years, and the steps Mayor Jacobs, along with MetLife and Somerset County officials, have taken to rezone the site to include life sciences.

  • Feb 03 2023

    Legal Challenges of Recreational Cannabis 02.03.2023New Jersey Business Magazine
    In this New Jersey Business Magazine article, Michael F. Schaff, Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Corporate, Health, and Cannabis Law practice groups, and Tracy Armstrong, Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Employment Law team, comment on the legal issues that employers face in regard to the legalization of recreational cannabis.

  • Dec 05 2022

    Wilentz Shareholder Michael Schaff on “Financial Residency” Podcast 12.05.2022Clip was originally broadcast by Financial Literacy on November 28, 2022
    Wilentz Co-Chair of the Corporate, Health, and Cannabis Law practice groups and member of the Management Committee, Michael Schaff joined Dr. Tammy, on “Financial Residency” in a segment called “Grand Rounds: The Legal Side Entering Into Business Arrangements.”

  • Oct 27 2022

    Excessive Logjam in Expungement Process a Disservice to the Public 10.27.2022This article in the New Jersey Law Journal, written by Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Criminal Law and Cannabis Law teams, Darren M. Gelber, discusses the importance of expungements for a client's future and how the expungement process has become interminable. Mr. Gelber explains why these backups occur on multiple levels and how their extended wait time affects clients' livelihoods.

  • Sep 28 2022

    NJ Attorneys Get the Green Light to Use and Invest in Regulated Cannabis 09.28.2022New Jersey Law Journal
    The New Jersey Law Journal recently featured Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Corporate, Health and Cannabis Law team, Michael Schaff, in an article stating his thoughts on the Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics' opinion regarding New Jersey Lawyers using regulated cannabis and operating/investing in a regulated cannabis business without violating the Rules of Professional Conduct. 

  • Sep 27 2022

    President's View: CIANJ Salutes Women Leaders of Roundtables 09.27.2022Commerce Magazine - Special Issue Celebrating Enterprising Women
    In the President’s View column of the August issues of Commerce: The Business of New Jersey published by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, Wilentz Shareholder Brett Harris is recognized for her contributions to the CIANJ’s Technology Roundtable. She also volunteers her service as a member of CIANJ’s Non-Profit Roundtable.

  • Sep 21 2022

    Are You High? Loophole Prevents Employers From Testing for Marijuana – But Lawmaker Proposes Solution 09.21.2022New Jersey Law Journal
    The New Jersey Law Journal recently featured Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Employment Law team, Tracy Armstrong, in an article addressing the predicament New Jersey employers face under the Cannabis Regulatory Enforcement Assistance and Marketplace Modernization Act and how the proposed bill A890 could ease the situation.

  • Sep 14 2022

    Bond Market Slows in New Jersey Amid Interest Rate Changes 09.14.2022New Jersey Law Journal
    The New Jersey Law Journal recently featured the co-chairs of the firm’s public finance practice group, Everett Johnson, and Tony Solimine, in an article discussing the current bond market. According to data compiled by Refinitiv, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. served as bond counsel for the most public bond issues in the State of New Jersey during the first half of 2022. Bond Market Slows in New Jersey Amid Interest Rate Changes (Subscription Required)

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