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Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2016 Edition

Szaferman Lakind's Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2016 Edition, is now available. LINK to Complete Spring 2016 Newsletter

  • Craig Hubert Named "2016 Professional Lawyer of the Year" by Mercer County Bar Association
  • Firm Obtains Class Certification Against Transamerica Life Insurance Company in ERISA Suit
  • N.J. State Bar Names Judge Linda Feinberg (ret.) to Task Force On Judicial Independence
  • Commercial Litigation Group Delivers,…

MCBA Selects Partner Craig J. Hubert, Esq. as “2016 Professional Lawyer of the Year”

The Mercer County Bar Association (MCBA) selected Craig J. Hubert, Esq. as the “2016 Professional Lawyer of the Year”, bestowing the award to Craig at its May 3, 2016 membership meeting at Mountain View Golf Club, in Ewing, New Jersey. The honor is annually given to one Mercer County attorney who exemplifies professional practice, maintaining the highest ethical standards while zealously advocating for clients. CLICK HERE TO READ COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT

Szaferman Lakind Obtains Class Certification Against Transamerica Life Insurance Company ~ Breach of Fiduciary Duty

LINK TO COMPLETE PRESS RELEASE On March 14, 2016, United States District Judge Dean D. Pregerson (Central District of California) issued a 41-page opinion and Order granting class certification in Santomenno v. Transamerica Life Insurance Co. The New Jersey law firm of Szaferman Lakind filed suit against TLIC and two (2) of its affiliates alleging…

2016 SuperLawyers: Nine (9) Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Recognized

Szaferman Lakind has confirmed nine (9) of the firm's attorneys have been recognized by ThomsonReuters as 2016 SuperLawyers. READ COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT Congratulations, 2016 Super Lawyers:

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly News ~ Winter 2016 Edition

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter ~ Winter 2016 Edition Legal Highlights...

  • Firm Secures Payment of Judgment for Off-Duty Sheriff Officer
  • NJ State Bar Recognizes Brian Paul
  • Bob Lytle Litigates Dismissal of $1,700,000 in Alcoholic Beverage Matter
  • Securities Group: $5,000,000 Registered-Direct, NASDAQ Offering
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  • Robert "Bob" Stevens, Jr.…

Firm Announces Strategic Growth for P.I. and Litigation Groups

Szaferman Lakind has announced Keith L. Hovey, Esq., Of Counsel, is practicing with the firm's Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation Groups. READ FULL ANNOUNCEMENT

Robert G. Stevens Named Partner

January 5, 2016: Robert G. Stevens has been named Partner with Szaferman Lakind. READ OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT HERE Robert ("Bob") G. Stevens is now Partner in Szaferman Lakind’s Commercial and General Litigation Department. Bob concentrates on business related issues, contractual disputes, construction related litigation, class action lawsuits, mesothelioma cases,…

Homefront Holiday Angels 2015

Szaferman Lakind Attorneys, Paralegals and Staff fulfilled seventy-five (75) area children's Holiday Gift Wishes this season via HomeFront New Jersey. To learn how you can help those in need, please visit

U.S. News & World Report Lists Szaferman Lakind Among 2016 “Best Law Firms”

Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C. has been listed among 2016's "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, marking the firm's 3rd consecutive year gaining Metropolitan Tier-1 Best Law Firms recognition. READ FULL ANNOUNCEMENT

EVENT ALERT: Expert “Branding, Copyright, Digital Marketing” Panel Sept. 30, 2015

"Create. Promote. Protect Your Brand." Featuring Attorneys Lionel Frank & Richard Catalina, Trenton Thunder Baseball and Ad Agency, CMA Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Breakfast Expert Panel Forum: 8am - 10am Princeton, NJ REGISTER HERE

  • Expert Panel: What is a Brand?
  • Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset
  • Brand Equity, Imagery and Personality
  • Copyright vs. Registration vs. Trademark
  • Promotional…

Best Lawyers in America, 2016

Four (4) Szaferman Lakind attorneys have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America, 2016.  

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter, July 2015 Edition

LINK to July 2015 Edition Highlights:

  • Szaferman Lakind Successful in Workplace Discrimination Case Before Appellate Court
  • Steven Blader Represents American Injured in France
  • Bob Lytle Assists Two Mentally-Ill Patients Facing Criminal Charges
  • Michael Brottman Helps Teacher Gain Pension Rights
  • Judge Skillman (ret.) Reappointed to State Supreme Court Committee
  • "Holders of Foreign Financial Accounts Beware," by…

Partner Nate Edelstein Successfully Argues Workplace Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Case to Appellate Court Decision

The Appellate Division reversed and vacated the decision of the Civil Service Commission denying a hearing for a complainant in a sexual discrimination and hostile work environment case brought against the Department of Human Services (DHS). The court remanded the matter for a hearing in the Office of Administrative Law. LINK TO COMPLETE STORY

WATCH: Interview of Attorney Dan Sweetser

Commercial Litigation Attorney and Szaferman Lakind Partner, Daniel Sweetser, speaks about his legal practice, and the commercial litigation marketplace in this 2.5-min video interview. WATCH VIDEO

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter: April 2015 Edition

Szaferman Lakind's Quarterly Newsletter, April 2015 Edition, is now available. CLICK HERE TO VIEW Highlights Include:

  • Barry Szaferman & Robert Panzer Successful in Complex Matrimonial Trial
  • Craig Hubert Assists Victim of Workplace Accident
  • Business Securities Group Launches first China-based IPO in U.S. for 2015
  • Jeffrey Blumstein Prevails in Appellate Matters​

Partner Jeff Blumstein Prevails In Appellate Matters

In March 2015, Partner Jeff Blumstein argued and won two significant mesothelioma appeals in the Appellate Division of Superior Court. READ MORE HERE

Eight Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Recognized as 2015 SuperLawyers

Szaferman Lakind’s 2015 Super Lawyers were recognized in the following legal practice areas: • Business Litigation • Business / Corporate • Class Action • Family Law • General Litigation • Personal Injury General – Plaintiff LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SUPERLAWYERS HERE

Janine Bauer Joins Expert Panel at APA-NJ Planning Conference

Szaferman Lakind Partner, Janine Bauer, to join panel at APA's 2015 NJ Planning Conference the morning of Thursday, January 29 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. Title of the panel: "Historic Preservation Tax Credits, Law and Your Redevelopment Project" Scheduled Panel Participants: Dorothy P. Guzzo, Executive Director of the N.J. Historic Trust Kevin Kavanaugh, Vice President of Development, RPM Development Group, Inc.

Attorneys Benjamin Branche & Eric Stein Now Partners With Firm


Robert (Bob) Lytle Joins Business Fraud Panel

On Thursday, January 29, Bob Lytle will join a panel of Business Fraud experts for a breakfast panel at Greenacres Country Club. MORE EVENT INFORMATION