In an article published by Law360 on November 27, partner Paul J. Halasz and associate Matthew Stuart Miller discussed a recent NJ trial court ruling holding that a defendant in a putative class action could not "pick off" a class representative by filing an offer of judgment that would effectively satisfy the representative's individual monetary claim. The authors noted that the decision in Gambrell v. Hess Corp. Inc. aligns state court practice with prevailing authority within the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which curbs defense strategies to moot class claims by offering a judgment in full to named plaintiffs before class certification motion practice.
Mark Salah Morgan authored an article, "Strengthening Egypt's IP Laws Could Help Fight Brain Drain," which was published in Law360.
On January 30, Jed Davis will speak at The Knowledge Group Webcast, "Best Strategies in Protecting Your Firm Against Hackers: What Hackers Can and Cannot Do?"
On April 29, Paul Halasz will speak at a NJBA Special Seminar, "New Jersey Consumer Protection Laws and the Building Industry: Understanding and Protecting Against the Risk." This seminar will focus on two of the most significant statutes impacting the building industry, and those who supply products to consumers in residential construction: the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) and the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).
Paul Halasz wrote an article, "Ascertaining When a Dealership or Distributorship is Subject to the NJFPA," forNew Jersey Lawyer Magazine. The article is about whether a relationship between a supplier and its distributors is subject to the dictates of the New Jersey Franchise Practices Act, and how these arrangements could be critical to an enterprise facing major business challenges.
Stamford, Conn., August 24, 2015 - Day Pitney is pleased to announce that 68 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers ranks lawyers through peer-review surveys, and has been published annually since 1983.
Paul Halasz and Namita Shah were quoted in the article, "What You Need To Know As A Summer Associate," in Law360. They offered summer associates advice such as exploring different practice areas, networking and to treat each assignment as though it was work for a client.