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 The article provides an analysis of a recent unpublished opinion rendered by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, which essentially provided the borrowers, who had failed to make even one payment on their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."
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On March 11, Paul Williams presented at the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) seminar, "Titans of the Defense," where he discussed tips, strategies and lessons learned from his trial experience.
Elizabeth Sher, chair of the firm's Complex Commercial Litigation business unit, served as co-editor of the 2019 edition of New Jersey Federal Civil Procedure, the leading treatise on federal practice in New Jersey, published by ALM.
Michael Furey and Sylvia-Rebecca Gutiérrez authored an article, "Is It Worth the Risk? Doing Business With Your Client," published by the New Jersey Law Journal in a Professional Malpractice special section.
Joy Harmon Sperling, Christina Parlapiano and Michelle Moshe authored an article, "NJ Court Confirms Standing Based on Lost Note Affidavit, When Loss Is Prior to Assignment," published by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Gary Betensky and Michael Napoleone were featured in a profile, "Day Pitney LLP: Firm Expands to Better Serve South Florida Clients," published in the March issue of The Boca Raton Observer magazine.
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Day Pitney's representation of Walmart is noted in a Law360 article, entitled "Walmart Wins At NJ High Court In Fight Over Medical Terms."
Day Pitney associate Darian Butcher has been elected as Vice President of the Board of Directors of GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD).
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.