2011-2012 New Jersey Business Litigation Supplement

  • ID: 2131762
  • January 2011
  • Region: North America, United States
  • 200 Pages
  • ALM Media, LLC
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Since the publication of the Second Edition of New Jersey Business Litigation in 2006, there have been significant changes in case law, statutes and court rules. Keep current with the most recent update, issued every Fall. Purchase of New Jersey Business Litigation includes the most current update.

Among the latest developments:

- An Appellate Division decision, currently on appeal to the state Supreme Court, discussed the individual liability of principals or employees of corporations sued for consumer fraud who personally participated in the conduct giving rise to CFA liability.

- The New Jersey Supreme Court held that each payment of discriminatory wages constitutes a separate actionable wrong that is remediable under the LAD. The two-year statute of limitations does not bar claims based on a discriminatory pay decision made outside of the limitations period, but merely cuts off the untimely portion of any such claims.

- The Third Circuit ruled on when and how parties injured by securities fraud may bring a private cause of action under Section 10(b).

- A District Court decision held that the inference of scienter may be made only when the fact READ MORE >

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Paul A. Rowe

Paul A. Rowe is managing partner of Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP and chair of its Litigation Department. Mr. Rowe has served a broad range of individual and institutional clients in state and federal courts throughout the country for 40 years. He has been lead counsel in a myriad of diverse and prominent matters including trial of one of the largest antitrust cases in New Jersey and the rehabilitation of Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, where he was lead trial counsel for the general creditors. He has tried numerous commercial cases of all sorts, including brokerage commission cases, construction cases, partnership and corporate dissolution, stock fraud cases, complex matrimonial cases and chancery cases of all types. Mr. Rowe is the author of the comprehensive treatise, New Jersey Business Litigation, published in 2000, and is also co-author of the standard textbook for chancery litigation in New Jersey entitled Guidebook to Chancery Practice in New Jersey. Mr. Rowe is a past president of the Essex County Bar Association and a member of the New Jersey State and American Bar Associations. Mr. Rowe has also served as president of the Legal Services Foundation of Essex County (1997-1999) and is a trustee of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Rowe was the 1993 recipient of the Trial Bar Award of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey. He is listed in Chambers USA - Americas Leading Business Lawyers 2005-2006 guide as a leading individual in the Litigation practice area, as well as in The Best Lawyers in America under the Bet-the-Company Litigation, Business Litigation and Family Law categories. Mr. Rowe is a 1958 graduate of Tufts College and a 1961 graduate of Columbia Law School. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1961 and the New Jersey Bar in 1962. He is admitted in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is also admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Sixth Circuits and the U.S. Tax Court.

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