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Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso Expands Private-Client Compliance Practice

Jul 27, 2016 in Articles by

WHIPPANY, N.J. – July 27, 2016 – Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso has developed a Human Resource Compliance Practice to focus on the burgeoning employment-law needs of businesses. The emphasis on private clients is an extension of the firm’s thriving Labor and Employment Law Group. The new section will include employment practice and training, policy and document preparation, wage and hour compliance, workplace investigations, supervisor training, and general employment counseling.


Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso Wins for Crystal Springs Resort

Jul 20, 2016 in Articles by

WHIPPANY, N.J. – July 20, 2016 – Stefani C Schwartz, a partner at Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso, won dismissal of a discrimination suit against Crystal Springs Resort in Sussex County. The Honorable Robert M. Hanna, a Sussex County Superior Court Judge, ruled earlier this month that the plaintiff, Christine Rose, a former employee of Crystal Springs Resort, did not show she was subjected to sexual harassment or retaliation as she claimed.


Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso Wins for Mountain Creek

Jul 13, 2016 in Articles by

WHIPPANY, N.J. – July 13, 2016 – Stefani C Schwartz, a partner at Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso, convinced a New Jersey judge to dismiss an age-bias suit against Mountain Creek Resort, Inc. The Sussex County Superior Court found that the plaintiff, a fired 58-year-old former employee of Mountain Creek, was unable to prove that she was terminated because of her age.


Stefani Schwartz Featured in NJBiz Article on Transgender Issues

Jun 15, 2016 in News by

June 13, 2016 Partner Stefani C Schwartz  was quoted in NJBiz on how employers should handle transgender issues.   Her comments were featured on June 13, 2016 in the publication’s Triple Play Column which highlights advice from top executives in New Jersey. She says proper documentation, training and quick and efficient handling of complaints are an employers best strategy. To read full article, please click here. Stefani  is the chair of the Labor and Employment Law Group.


Nathanya G. Simon Presents On-Demand PodCast on Special Education

Jun 3, 2016 in News by

No matter the size of your district, special education is a key component in your curriculum and budget. There are numerous legal restrictions, as well as procedures that districts must follow. Dr. Gerry Crisonino, who is both the director of special education for the School District of Jersey City, and a school board member in Union County; along with school board attorney Nathanya Simon, senior partner with the firm of Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein, and Celso; will join NJSBA host Ray Pinney for this important discussion. Prepare to learn about the morass of acronyms, legal procedures, federal and state guidelines surrounding special education which school districts must follow in New Jersey.




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