Joy Harmon Sperling and Rachel Packer wrote an article, "NJ Court Finds that SOL Bars Residential Foreclosure Action," for the New Jersey Law Journal. The article provides an analysis of a recent unpublished opinion rendered by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, which essentially provided the borrowers, who had failed to make even one payment on their loan, with a free house by barring the plaintiff from foreclosing on its mortgage loan. In Anim Investment Co. v. Shaloub, No. F-30508-15, 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 3042 (Ch. Div. June 30, 2016), the court provided a lengthy interpretation and analysis of the statute of limitations applicable to residential mortgage foreclosure actions. Through its strict interpretation of the statute, the court held that the plaintiff in the action was time-barred from commencing an action to foreclose its mortgage. The court also deprived the plaintiff of an alternative equitable remedy. "In light of the decision," Sperling and Packer wrote, "lenders should be mindful of the timing they have for bringing foreclosure actions in New Jersey and make sure they do not delay the filing."
On November 12, Naju Lathia will be speaking on a panel called "Tips from Young Lawyers: What they Need to Succeed," at the New Jersey Defense Association's 9th Annual Women and the Law Seminar.
Jonathan Handler and Sylvia-Rebecca Gutiérrez co-authored an article, "Geographic Information Systems For Environmental Litigation," published by Bloomberg Environment's Environment & Energy Report.
Chase Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, served as faculty at the New Appellate Judges Seminar, sponsored by the Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA) at New York University School of Law from July 15 – 20 in New York City.
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On May 31, Michael Furey will be speaking at "Commercial Litigation from the Masters," a program being presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) and being held at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ.
On October 29, Tom Goldberg, Day Pitney's Managing Partner, was elected to the Board of the Federal Bar Foundation and to the position of Secretary at its annual meeting.
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Day Pitney LLP, led by partner Michael Furey, is representing a major retailer in connection with a personal injury case of first impression that is pending in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
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Day Pitney partner Chase Rogers, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, was featured in an article, "Retired Judges Establish Fund To Provide Lawyers For Immigrant Families," published by the Hartford Courant.