• 13 Sep 2018 11:40 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)


    Title: Litigation Associate 

    Hours: Full-Time (1,800 Billable Hours) 

    Reports to: Litigation Practice Group 

    Objective: NFC expects this position to be held by a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual who excels in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that values top-quality work and positive contributions to the workplace. 

    Essential Functions: 

    Applicants must have 2-5 years of substantive employment law experience. 

    Responsibilities are focused on employment litigation for private sector corporate clients in New Jersey and New York, specifically: 

     Drafting pleadings and motions 

     Conducting legal research 

     Preparing and responding to written discovery (including E-discovery) 

     Preparing and responding to motions 

     Assisting with deposition preparation, mediations, etc. 

     Attending depositions/hearings/mediations as required 

     Trial preparation 

     All aspects of litigation including conducting work on: lawsuits; EEO, DOL, and other administrative charges; pre-litigation demands; subpoenas, etc. 

    Skills Required: 

     Must be admitted to the NJ and NY Bars 

     Exceptional legal writing and communication skills 

     Excellent research skills 

     Strong attention to detail 

     Strong interpersonal skills 

     The ability to work collaboratively and positively in a dynamic team environment 

     The ability to identify and resolve problems quickly 

     The ability to manage multiple clients and matters 

  • 13 Sep 2018 11:37 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)


    Title: Senior Litigation Associate 

    Hours: Full-Time (1,800 Billable Hours) 

    Reports to: Litigation Practice Group 

    Objective: NFC expects this position to be held by a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual who excels in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that values top-quality work and positive contributions to the workplace. 

    Essential Functions: 

    Applicants must have 6-8 years of substantive employment law experience. 

    Responsibilities are focused on independently managing all aspects of employment litigation matters for private sector corporate clients in New Jersey and New York, specifically: 

     Case analysis, strategy, and oversight 

     Budgeting and case management 

     Proactive communication with NFC team 

     Proactive communication with NFC clients 

     Preparing pleadings and motions 

     Preparing and responding to written discovery (including E-discovery) 

     Preparing and responding to motions 

     Attendance at depositions, hearings, motions, mediations 

     Trial preparation and attendance 

    Skills Required: 

     Must be admitted to the NJ and NY Bars 

     Exceptional legal writing and communication skills 

     Excellent research skills 

     Strong attention to detail 

     Strong interpersonal skills 

     The ability to work collaboratively and positively in a dynamic team environment 

     The ability to proactively manage a team and all litigation deadlines 

     The ability to identify and resolve problems quickly 

     The ability to manage multiple clients and matters 

  • 10 Sep 2018 11:09 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Nee Plata Law LLC 

    Associate Attorney 

    Nee Plata Law LLC is seeking an attorney to join our growing practice in Roseland, New Jersey. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and develop experience and expertise in a specialized field of project finance law. There will be plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement for the right candidate. 

    Nee Plata Law attorneys work collaboratively through a team approach. New attorneys will be trained to work on multiple transactions with senior attorneys and become integral members of the firm. This position is focused on transactional law with a strong emphasis on finance, tax, contracts and redevelopment. We are only considering candidates that have at least 2-5 years law firm experience with a license to practice in New Jersey. 

    Our firm is a women and minority owned firm that has specialized practice areas that include redevelopment law, tax, structured finance, land use and tax credits. These practice areas allow us to assist our clients with their development finance needs in a fairly comprehensive manner both on a local and national level helping to build and rebuild communities. We represent developers, government entities, non-profits and financial institutions. We emphasize professionalism in all of our work and strive to be current on all changes to the laws and regulations. We are seeking an associate who is interested in developing an expertise in these areas and is willing and able to start helping us with our immediate needs. 

    Successful candidates should have the following: 

    · Strong legal research background and training. 

    · Highly developed writing experience in transactional matters. Experience with financial and loan closings is a plus. 

    · Interest in learning a discreet but growing aspect of development and development finance. 

    · Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities. 

    · Strong sense of professionalism and work ethic. 

    · Self-awareness about strengths and weaknesses and a willingness to grow as an attorney. 

    · Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both inside and outside of the firm. 

    · Sense of humor and humility. 

    · Interest in helping a small, growing firm become a large practice with a national brand. 

    · Strong sense of customer service to clients and respect for staff and vendors. 

    Applicants are invited to review our website and learn more about our practice and the attorneys at www.nplawus.com. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Jong Sook Nee at jong.nee@nplawus.com or Nee Plata Law LLC, 101 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 101, Roseland, New Jersey 07068. 

    Inquiries can be directed to Ms. Nee at (973) 358-2500 or her email address.

  • 10 Sep 2018 11:00 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Busy Law Firm is seeking a licensed attorney to fill the position as Tenant advocacy attorney.  Any applicants must have reliable transportation, as the attorney will be responsible for frequently attending and handling court appearances.  All applicants must be bi-lingual in English and Spanish.  This position will pay a salary between $60,000 and $70,000 a year, depending on the applicant’s qualifications and years of experience.  

    Interested applicants should submit their resumes to Debbie Lee De Jesus at debra@damelega.com.

  • 06 Sep 2018 5:13 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Renaissance Properties, iPlay America and Related Entities are currently recruiting for a full-time position as General Counsel to be based out of our corporate offices in Old Bridge N.J.  We are part of a full service real estate development and management organization that focuses on all aspects of commercial, residential and entertainment real estate development primarily in Middlesex and Monmouth Counties, New Jersey.  

    As General Counsel, your job responsibilities will include, but are not limited, to: 


    • ·       Draft and negotiate through execution, including coordination of property manager(s), construction team and accounting 
    • ·       Create abstract of lease and coordinate delivery of space and lease commencement
    • ·       Preparation of tenant default notices, collections and court appearances
    • ·       Forbearance and non-disturbance agreements
    • ·       Lease amendments and tenant disputes


    • ·       Drafting and negotiating of contracts of sale for commercial and residential properties
    • ·       Deal terms and loan agreements with lender(s) from initial commitment through closing of title
    • ·       Formation of operating agreements and LLC(s)
    • ·       Buy/Sell agreements between partnerships

    Land Use:  

    • ·       Coordination of applications
    • ·       Attend meetings
    • ·       Prepare deeds
    • ·       Restrictive covenants and easements
    • ·       Review resolutions of approval for compliance

    HOA Docs:

    • ·       Formation and processing of documents with DCA
    • ·       Mitigate transition

    Service Agreements and Insurance:

    • ·       Responsible for negotiating and maintaining:
    • o   Equipment leases
    • o   Service contracts for mechanicals
    • o   Annual contracts w/vendors
    • o   Contractors and contracts for special events
    • o   Negotiating and processing of  insurance claims

    Outside Counsel:

    • ·       Coordinate workload and interface with outside counsel as the needs arise.

    Skills and Requirements:

    • ·       10 years of experience as a licensed N.J. Lawyer with a primary practice in the field of real estate
    • ·       Advanced knowledge of Excel. Proficient in Word and Outlook.
    • ·       Willing to work in a fast-paced environment
    • ·       Analytical/detail oriented
    • ·       Proven work ethic, dependable and reliable
    • ·       Good verbal and written communication English language skills
    • ·       Ability to multi-task
    • ·       Maintain time sheets for inter company billing to multiple entities 
    • ·       Participation with management team with good business sense  
    • ·       Pro-active approach and problem solver
    Interested applicants can submit their resumé to Karen McErlean at: <KarenS@iplayamerica.com>.
  • 09 Aug 2018 10:03 PM | Anonymous

    Sentencing Resource Counsel/Assistant Federal Public Defender
    (Telework Position)
    Federal Public Defender - District of Arizona

    THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER is accepting applications for the position of a Sentencing Resource Counsel assistant federal public defender. The federal defender organization operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, to provide defense services in federal criminal cases and related matters by appointment from the court.

    Requirements: The applicant must (1) be a graduate of an accredited law school, and have admission and good standing in a state bar; (2) have extensive experience in federal sentencing as well as thorough familiarity with federal sentencing policy; (3) have excellent research and writing skills, good communication skills, and the ability to work independently from a remote work site. Travel is a necessary part of the job. Experience providing legal training, particularly on federal sentencing, is preferred. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation including an FBI name and fingerprint check and an IRS tax check.
    Duties: Sentencing Resource Counsel (SRC) provide advice to support the Federal Defender Sentencing Guidelines Committee in developing and conveying the collective views and comments of the federal defenders to the U.S, Sentencing Commission as required by 28 U.S.C. § 994(o). SRC formulate sentencing policy with the Defenders Guidelines Committee, interact with the Commission and other agencies and organizations, facilitate communication between the Defender Guidelines Committee and federal defenders, and provide sentencing litigation support. SRC track emerging sentencing issues, circuit splits, and other issues that arise relevant to sentencing, including probation practices, pending legislation, and developments in social science. SRC also provide training assistance related to federal sentencing law, policy and practice.

    Selection Criteria: The successful applicant will have a clearly demonstrated aptitude for excellence in federal sentencing practice and policy, a commitment to indigent defense, and a reputation for personal integrity. Applicant must also possess the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and outside organizations.
    Salary and Benefits. Salary is commensurate with that of an assistant U.S. attorney with similar qualifications and experience. The position is in the excepted service (at-will employment) and does not carry the tenure rights of the competitive Civil Service. The position includes regular Government employment benefits including health and life insurance, retirement, and the Thrift Savings Plan. Salary is payable only by Electronic Funds Transfer (direct deposit). Offer of employment is subject to the availability of funds

    How to Apply: Qualified persons may apply by forwarding a letter of interest, résumé, and representative writing sample on sentencing or a sentencing policy issue (in a single pdf). References will be required from candidates selected for an interview. This position will work primarily with SRC Attorney Laura Mate. For additional information, contact Laura at Laura_Mate@fd.org. Send completed application to the Personnel Administrator, Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona, at HR@fpdaz.org. Announced 07/23/2018; Closes: 08/31/2018.

    The Federal Public Defender is an equal-opportunity employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For applicants with disabilities, this organization provides reasonable accommodations, which are decided on a case-by-case basis.

  • 24 Jul 2018 11:00 AM | Anonymous

    Sills Cummis litigators represent multinational corporations, financial institutions and government bodies, often in complex and important matters. Our attorneys are active in pre-trial, trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts, as well as administrative litigation, grand jury investigations and arbitrations. Sills Cummis & Gross was named “New Jersey Litigation Firm of the Year” for 2018 by Benchmark Litigation. This is the second year in a row the Firm received this honor. The Benchmark Litigation awards in 2017 and 2018 come on the heels of Sills Cummis & Gross being named, in November 2016, “2016 General Litigation Department of the Year Winner, Midsized Firm” by the New Jersey Law Journal. The Department is also ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2018 edition) in “Band 1” in New Jersey.


    3-6 years of commercial litigation experience with knowledge of commercial real estate a plus.

    Strong writing skills necessary to draft complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, motions, and briefs

    Strong research skills and oral communication


    Possess a JD from an accredited law school with a strong academic record

    Must be licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey and New York

    Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact directly with clients

    *We will not accept resume submissions from search firms.*

  • 17 Jul 2018 11:28 AM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    Legal Education Manager 


    This is a full-time position responsible for all legal education at NJ LEEP. This position includes direct student engagement, program development, and administration. This position requires a Juris Doctor. 

    The Legal Education Manager oversees all aspects of NJ LEEP’s Legal Education Program, including Constitutional Law Debates, the Summer Law Institute and supporting with Attorney Mentor recruitment and management. Additionally, the Legal Education Manager will oversee NJ LEEP’s student judiciary body – Honor Council. NJ LEEP is seeking qualified candidates to make a significant impact in our community, as well as being capable of significant growth in the role and the organization. 


    Debate Program 

    o Oversee all Legal Education programming and Legal Education events 

    o Teach Debate Review and Legal Writing four days per week, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM 

    o Create lesson plans and refine content for all Debate Review and Legal Writing classes 

    o Implement and refine Legal Education programmatic processes and procedures (e.g., Appellate brief grading and review, homework and quiz grading, etc.) 

    o Create and maintain a positive and energetic culture surrounding legal education among the NJ LEEP community 

    o Review and provide feedback on all student content – briefs, oral arguments, etc. – for the Legal Education Program 

    Student Engagement 

    o Actively build positive, supportive relationships with NJ LEEP students, particularly those enrolled in Law-Related Education programs 

    o Through relationships with students, actively seek to build strong academic and personal habits and skills 

    o Other programming duties as assigned 

    Attorney Mentor Program 

    o Support recruitment sessions and individual recruitment phone calls with Attorney Mentors 

    o Implement and refine training for Attorney Mentors 

    o Support the facilitation of mentor-mentee relationships 

    o Collaborate with NJ LEEP Development team to engage Mentors at and outside of NJ LEEP events 

    o Act as primary contact point with NJ LEEP Mentors on student-centered issues 

    Summer Law Institute 

    o Create entirely new curriculum for the 2019 Summer Law Institute (SLI) 

    o Administer all aspects of NJ LEEP’s Summer Law Institute, including instruction, conduct, and family communication 

    o Hire and train seasonal Summer Law Institute Coordinators and college interns 

    o Teach and support five week SLI course on criminal justice and criminal trials with a focus on trial advocacy and criminal procedure 

    o Lead the process for selecting students from Summer Law Institute to participate in the College Bound Program 

    o Support recruitment for Summer Law Institute on school visits, guest speaking at schools and other recruitment activities, in partnership with Program Coordinator 

    Academic Support and Honor Council 

    o Oversee execution of Honor Council – a student-led mechanism for enforcement of institutional values, expectations and culture 

    o Refine vision and process for Honor Council 

    o Work with other programming staff to identify students for participation on Honor Council, as well as helping to define student-referral process 

    o Manage the implementation of Personal Improvement Plans for students referred to Honor Council 


    o Bachelors and JD required. 

    o Ability to build and maintain strong relationships 

    o An understanding of the obstacles faced by first-generation and low-income students while pursuing a college education across various types of higher learning institutions (private, public, community college) 

    o Experience in program initiation, management, execution and refinement 

    o Experience working in an urban education setting or community-based organization preferred 

    o Demonstrated ability to multitask effectively and expertly prioritize 

    o Strong attention to detail and organizational excellence and the willingness to take initiative in order to drive results 

    o Professional and positive attitude with a willingness to contribute to a positive staff dynamic 

    o Experience in educational program management; experience with program management at NJ LEEP preferred. 

    o Well-developed emotional intelligence skills and ability to build and maintain strong relationships. 

    o Excellent and nuanced communication skills. 

    Applicants should submit their resumes to Claire Dragon cdragon@njleep.org.

  • 29 Jun 2018 7:37 PM | Anonymous


    Our client, a large, non-profit organization focused on health, is seeking an Associate Counsel to join its team located in Central New Jersey.  Reporting to the Associate General Counsel and Chief Investment Counsel, the principal responsibilities of the Associate Counsel will be to assist in the legal review of (1) the organization’s investments and related matters and (2) other organization contracts and related matters, including agreements with administrative and programmatic consultants and vendors, in each instance in compliance with the organization’s policies and guidelines.

    The Associate Counsel reports directly to the Associate General Counsel and Chief Investment Counsel with a dotted line to the Senior Counsel.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the structuring, review, negotiation, and preparation of agreements and other documentation related to the organization’s investments, including, but not limited to, private equity investments, hedge fund investments, co-investments, and secondary purchases and sales, including managing outside counsel representing the organization as needed.
    • Assist in the legal review of post-investment matters, including, but not limited to, proxy voting, amendments, terminations, advisory committee participation, and sales of restricted securities distributed by private equity funds.
    • Attend and record minutes of the meetings of the Board’s Investment Committee.
    • Assist in structuring, review, negotiation, and preparation of agreements and other documentation related to the non-investment areas of the organization’s affairs, such as vendor agreements, licensing agreements, hotel agreements, nondisclosure agreements, collaboration agreements, etc.
    • Contribute to and participate in select internal committees of the organization and carry out other responsibilities as assigned by General Counsel’s office.


    • JD degree, New Jersey license (or ability to obtain New Jersey license to practice as in-house counsel), and a minimum of 5+ years of related experience, working at a law firm, private foundation, university, or other non-profit.
    • Expertise in the legal issues related to private equity investments, other alternative investments, and general contract matters.
    • Possess or demonstrate the ability to quickly acquire familiarity with laws relating to investments by private foundations, such as unrelated business income tax, private foundation excise tax and the excess business holdings and self-dealing rules.
    • Successful experience fostering an inclusive environment working as part of a multidisciplinary team and working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; collegial, energetic, able to develop productive relationships.
    • Experience handling multiple priorities and organizing time effectively.
    • Ability to provide sound legal judgment and demonstrate business acumen and integrity, in order to play a significant role in the organization.
    • Ability to develop creative and proactive solutions to complex legal problems.
    • Must have superior analytical, problem-solving and negotiating skills.
    • Commitment to the organization’s mission and core values.
    • Personal qualities of humility, capacity for self-reflection, and a sense of humor.
    • Discretion and ability to handle confidential matters.
    • Successful experience fostering an inclusive environment working as part of a multidisciplinary team and working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Action-oriented self-starter who can work well independently and in teams.




    David S. Garber, Esq.
    Princeton Legal Search Group, LLC



  • 13 Jun 2018 9:40 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)


    Recruitment/Posting Title

    Associate General Counsel

    Job Category

    Staff & Executive - Legal


    General Counsel


    The Office of Senior Vice President and General Counsel comprises twenty-two attorney positions, three paralegals and a support staff of eleven. More information about the office can be found at our website: http://generalcounsel.rutgers.edu/.

    Chartered in 1766, Rutgers is New Jersey’s flagship public research and land-grant University with a budget of approximately $4 billion and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). Rutgers joined the Big Ten Conference in 2013 and also integrated most of the units of the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey including two medical schools.

    Rutgers has a talented and diverse faculty and staff of more than 22,000 who work in its 30 schools and colleges and serves over 49,000 undergraduate and 19,000 graduate students on its three campuses in New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, and Camden.

    Posting Summary

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Associate General Counsel for the Office of Senior Vice President and General Counsel. This position assists the University foundation on issues such as gift agreements, grants, donor requests, bequests and alumni programs; commercial transactions; contracting; procurement; intellectual property; technology licensing and commercialization; tax; corporate sponsorships; data privacy and protection; immigration and international matters.

    Among the key duties of this position are the following:
    • Provides legal representation and advice to the Rutgers University Foundation including the negotiation of gift agreements, advice in connection with gifts, review of donor requests and bequests, and consultation to foundation staff.
    • Reviews, negotiates and drafts all manner of commercial contracts in which Rutgers University will be a party for various units and divisions of the university.
    • Assists with real estate and construction contracts by drafting, negotiating and reviewing leases, purchase and sale agreements, construction contracts, architect agreements, owners representative agreements.
    • Assists with intellectual property, trademark and licensing and commercialization matters by reviewing agreements and providing advice to various units within the university which focus in this area.



    Minimum Education and Experience

    • A law degree ( Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Doctor of Juridical Science, etc.)
      Eight (8) years of experience in areas noted above and either be admitted to practice law in New Jersey or be admitted in another jurisdiction and be willing and able to become admitted in New Jersey as soon as practical.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Must have superior academic credentials
      Ability to work independently and also collaboratively in a large and complex organization
      A genuine desire to work in a higher education environment are essential.
      The University is looking for candidates who are energetic and bring a sense of urgency and passion for the importance of their work.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience representing public sector clients, or working as an attorney in the public sector a plus.
      Ten (10) years of relevant experience.

    Equipment Utilized

    • Worldox (electronic document management system) – creating, scanning, searching, and retrieving documents
      Microsoft World, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint
      e-Billing software – legal invoice review and approval of matters
      Westlaw – online legal research software


September 21, 2015



November 18, 2015

Rutgers University is conducting a search for Senior Vice President and General Counsel.  Information about the position can be found here:





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