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ARPA Expands COBRA Coverage

What happened? The newly signed American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) provides for 100% premium assistance to certain qualified beneficiaries for continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) for periods of coverage beginning on or after April 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2021.  The Department...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Partner Peter J. Boyer Reappointed to serve as a Member of the Disciplinary Review Board by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP partner, Peter J. Boyer has been reappointed to serve a new three-year term as a member of the Disciplinary Review Board of the New Jersey Supreme Court.  The Disciplinary Review Board serves as the intermediate appellate level of the attorney disciplinary system in New Jersey, subject...

Florida Real Estate Deal Lawyer, Krista D. DeCastro Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Krista DeCastro has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, where she will continue to represent real estate developers and investors in the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. Krista will practice in Key Biscayne, Florida, just outside of Miami, as Counsel with the firm. Krista has spent the...

The Brownfields Loan Program Application deadline is Near!

What’s Happened? Earlier this year, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (“NJEDA”) launched a Brownfields Loan Program (“Loan Program”) which offers loans in amounts ranging from $100,000 to a maximum of $5 million to be used towards the remediation and development of brownfield sites across the state. The Loan Program...

Peter A. Chacanias, Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP

Peter A. Chacanias has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP as an associate continuing his concentration on land use and environmental matters.  Peter has experience representing commercial real estate developers and property owners on all aspects of the land development process and has appeared before planning boards, zoning boards of adjustment...

New Jersey Legalizes, Decriminalizes Recreational Cannabis

What's happened? On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed recreational adult-use cannabis bills into law. The law establishes a five-member Cannabis Regulatory Commission (“CRC”) to regulate the industry.  The CRC must now adopt rules and regulations controlling licensing of new cannabis businesses, governing drug testing by employers and establishing funding...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Partner Megan Knowlton Balne Selected As A Woman to Watch By South Jersey Biz

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP partner, Megan Knowlton Balne, has been selected as one of this year’s Women to Watch and is featured in this month’s issue of South Jersey Biz. South Jersey Biz has recognized 20 influential business leaders in the South Jersey area who “impress with their credentials and...

Get Plugged-In On Car Charging in NJ Community Associations – Legislature Goes Green!

What happened? In October 2020, Governor Murphy signed a law permitting the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in common interest communities. The law prohibits associations from unreasonably restricting the installation of an electric vehicle charging station in a designated parking space and declares any such restriction void and unenforceable....

Natalia P. Teekah, Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Natalia P. Teekah has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP as an associate continuing her concentration on environmental and land use matters. Natalia has experience advising clients on regulatory compliance, transactional due diligence, contaminated site redevelopment, and solid and hazardous waste matters.  Natalia is also experienced with issues involving the Spill...

When is a COVID Case Work-Related? – OSHA Revised Reporting & Recording Rules

What happened? Towards the end of 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) updated its Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQ") regarding employers’ reporting obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The update re-defined a “work related incident,” which requires the employer to report the incident to OSHA, as...

More Questions Than Answers – Congress Ends Mandatory Paid FFCRA Leave

What happened? Late Monday night, Congress passed its new COVID-19 relief package. The $900 Billion stimulus will assist households and businesses across the country that continue to grapple with the health and economic impact of the Coronavirus. However, the paid emergency sick leave and paid emergency family medical leave instituted...

Sticking Point: Should Employers Require Their Employees to be Vaccinated?

The first doses of the Coronavirus vaccines have been shipped across the country and Employers will soon have to decide whether they will require their employees to be vaccinated.  Employers choosing to require vaccinations will also have to enact and enforce quality policies and procedures to prevent opposition and avoid...

Burlington County Tax Assessment Calendar Change

What’s happened? Earlier this year, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Burlington County adopted the Alternative Real Property Assessment Calendar. Under this new schedule, Property Assessment Notification Postcards are to be mailed by November 15 of each year. These green and white postcards were previously mailed on or before February...

Restaurant Owners: How to Succeed During the Next Set of COVID-19 Restrictions

Governor Murphy has once again limited restaurant hours and bar service, while the city officials in Philadelphia have eliminated indoor dining and limited outdoor seating. Be proactive to function within these restrictions during the next wave of COVID-19 restrictions. What you need to know. The New Jersey set of mandates...

Change and COVID In The Air – Philadelphia Enacts New and Significant COVID Restrictions

What happened? On Monday, November 16, the City of Philadelphia announced new COVID restrictions in the face of surging new cases.  The new restrictions include: The prohibition of indoor dining; New limitations on outdoor dining restricting groups to a maximum of four members of the same household; Employees must work...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Partner Megan Knowlton Balne Appointed Chair of the Legal/Legislative Committee for the Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is proud to announce that partner Megan Knowlton Balne has been appointed the Chair of the Legal and Legislative Committee for the Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey.  Balne concentrates her practice in employment, and provides business counseling and litigation defense for employers large and...

Employers Beware! New Jersey Expands Workers’ Compensation Coverage

What’s Happened? On September 14, 2020, Governor Murphy signed into law a bill establishing the presumption that certain workers that contracted COVID-19 became infected with the virus at work.  The bill is retroactive to March 9, 2020. Under the bill, the contracted illness is considered “work related” granting benefits eligibility to...

You Can’t Ask That! EEOC Updates Employer Health Screening Rules

What happened? The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated its COVID-19 guidance addressing several issues including employer-provided COVID-9 tests, what is required when addressing employee requests to work remotely, and addressing what disclosures of employee medical information are permitted and prohibited.  Perhaps the most critical aspect of the updated guidance...

HLS Attorneys Co-authored Article Published by the EANJ – Return to Work Resources Website

Hyland Levin Shapiro attorneys, Megan Knowlton Balne and Michael Greenfield co-authored an article titled “Can and Should Employers Require Their Employees to be Vaccinated?” which was published by the Employers Association of New Jersey on their Return to Work Resources website.  Megan and Michael are an integral part of our...

Partner, David R. Dahan Presented at CAI’s Shine On 2020 Conference & Expo

Hyland Levin Shapiro partner David R. Dahan was a presenter at CAI’s Shine On 2020 Conference & Expo, on September 9 and 10, 2020.  David’s focus was on Board Governance Issues: How to Protect the Board and Association from Liability.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference and expo were...

Angela L. Mastrangelo, Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Angela L. Mastrangelo has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, where she will continue her diverse practice representing clients in all aspects of restructuring, reorganization, and liquidation.  Angela has represented Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, creditors’ committees, disbursing agents, unsecured creditors, secured creditors, and plaintiffs and defendants...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Partner Megan Knowlton Balne Selected to receive NJBIZ Forty Under 40 Award

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is pleased to announce that partner, Megan Knowlton Balne, has been selected to receive the NJBIZ Forty Under 40 Award.  This Award recognizes New Jersey business leaders, under the age of 40, who share a commitment to business, growth, professional excellence and their community. According to...

Making Employers Sick – FFCRA Regulations Invalidated by Federal Court

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, a New York federal judge issued a surprising and significant ruling that invalidated several key provisions of the Department of Labor (“DOL”) rules regulating the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), likely resulting in more workers being eligible to take paid leave. In addition to...

LGBTQ Employees Protected Under Title VII – US Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision

In a groundbreaking decision with far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on June 15, 2020, held that federal workplace laws prohibit employers from firing employees based on their sexual orientation and transgender status. The highly anticipated decision resolves a trio of cases in which employees were terminated based on their sexual...

When Will the Rent be Paid? A Commercial Landlord’s Perspective

In a time already referred to as the “retail apocalypse”, the novel coronavirus has brought much of the retail industry to its knees. With stores and restaurants shuttered by government mandate, many tenants unilaterally ceased or reduced rent paid in April and, with May rent now due, commercial landlords face...

New Executive Order 136 Extends Various NJDEP Regulatory Time Periods

New Jersey Executive Order 136 (“EO 136”), issued by Governor Murphy on May 2, 2020, has extended various New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) deadlines applicable to permit completeness and technical review, public comment periods, and certain regulatory registration and reporting requirements, for as long as the Public Health...

Michael G. Greenfield, Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Michael G. Greenfield has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, and will continue to concentrate his practice in the areas of employment counseling and litigation.  Mike advises businesses, large and small, by providing counseling on employment issues, defending employers in both state and federal litigation, and engaging in traditional labor law...

Key Income Tax Provisions in the CARES Act

While a great deal of attention has been given to the availability of business loans under the Payroll Protection Program, businesses can also take advantage of certain changes to the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”).  Here are beneficial provisions: Bonus...

NJ Non-Essential Construction Activity Shut Down and Retail Limitations

On April 8, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 122 (“EO 122”), which among other things, (a) shuts down all “non-essential construction projects,” and (b) mandates adoption of policies for essential retail and manufacturing operations, warehousing businesses and construction projects including, but not limited to, policies that limit occupancy,...

What You Need to Know About the Paycheck Protection Program as of April 3, 2020

In connection with the CARES Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) is approved to fund up to $349 billion in loans (“PPP Loans”) to small businesses for the purpose of funding payroll, employee benefits, mortgage interest, utilities and rent.  As of...

COVID-19 3-31-2020 UPDATE – The CARES Act and Commercial Real Estate

Signed into law by President Trump last Friday, the CARES Act is designed to provide assistance to American workers, families, businesses, municipalities and health care systems through an over $2 trillion stimulus package. Given the enormous reach of the bill, its impact on commercial real estate, and in particular landlords...

COVID-19 3-27-2020 UPDATE

The Senate and House have passed the CARES Act which is a stimulus package for the nation and includes several important opportunities for small business to receive assistance. The law will be signed by the President shortly. In this legislation, there are several relief programs for businesses. In particular, the...

Pennsylvania and New Jersey – Foreclosure Moratorium

In the wake of the nation-wide trend of shuttering non-essential businesses, schools and public activities, state and federal legislatures are implementing legislation and policy initiatives that impact financial institutions, landlords and other creditors. Nationally, HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have suspended foreclosures and evictions for sixty (60) days. Pennsylvania...

COVID-19 Employment Guidance

Federal Laws - Effective April 1, 2020: FMLA Expansion: The expanded Family and Medical Leave Act applies to the following: employees who need to care for their children whose school is closed or their childcare provider is closed. These employees are entitled to up to 12 weeks of leave. The...

COVID-19 Notice

In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak which has thrown all of us, our families and our businesses into unsettled times, we wanted to briefly share with you the steps Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP has taken to protect our employees and community and to reaffirm our commitment to ensure business...

Working Remotely – What This Means For Employers

Keep Track of Hours Worked. If your employees do not have the ability to keep track of their hours worked through an online app, you should think about implementing a policy for how employees are to keep track of hours worked when they are home. You can utilize an online...

New Jersey DEP Sets Registration Deadlines for Soil, Fill Recycling Businesses

On January 21, 2020, Governor Murphy signed S-1683/A-4267 (known as the “Dirty Dirt Bill”), which expands the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (“NJDEP”) oversight of businesses that engage in or provide “soil and fill recycling services.” Under the new law, any business that does not hold a valid, permanent...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Participates in Read Across America Day

Continuing a tradition begun several years ago, lawyers and staff participated in Read Across America Day, honoring the legacy of Dr. Seuss, by reading to students at The Bancroft School in Mt. Laurel. The Bancroft School is the leading regional provider of special education programs for children and youth with...

Partner, Julie M. Murphy Selected to Serve on Board of South Jersey Chamber of Commerce

Hyland Levin ShapiroLLP is pleased to announce that partner, Julie M. Murphy, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey.  The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey is a member driven organization focused on building partnerships between business and community leaders...

Partner, David R. Dahan Re-Elected to CAI Board

Hyland Levin ShapiroLLP is pleased to announce that partner, David R. Dahan was elected to serve his second 3-year term on the Board of Directors and was appointed to serve as Treasurer for the Community Associations Institute (Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter). As Treasurer, David will serve on the Executive...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Participates in “Adopt-A-Family

Hyland Levin Shapiro continued its long standing tradition of partnering with the Camden County Bar Association and St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral School in Camden to “adopt a family” for the holiday.  St. Joseph’s assists families in need regardless of religion.  As part of our season of giving, HLS helped insure our...

David Dahan Elected to Serve a Second Term on the Board of Directors for CAI

On December 11, Partner, David Dahan attended the Annual Meeting and Holiday Party for the Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (“CAI”) whose mission is to build better communities.  We are pleased to announce that, at the event, David was elected to serve his second three-year...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Gives Back

Hyland Levin Shapiro employees were happy to once again participate in giving back to the community by making and donating more than 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the Cathedral Kitchen (CK) in Camden, NJ.  CK provides meals to the homeless and to schools where children are in need...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Attends NFI Sports Award Dinner

On December 3, 2019, Ben Levin and Mark Shapiro attended the NFI Sports Award Dinner of the Katz JCC which was held to honor sports personalities at JCC.   Honorees were Rabbi Benjamin David who received the People’s Choice Award and Emma Stopek who received the David Back Memorial Maccabi Award. ...

Attorneys Megan Knowlton Balne and David G. Gunther Elected to Partnership

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Megan Knowlton Balne and David G. Gunther have been elected to partnership, effective October 1, 2019. According to Benjamin Levin, managing partner, “David Gunther and Megan Knowlton Balne personify our goals in developing associates for partnership. We have been fortunate...

Three Hyland Levin Shapiro Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been listed in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.  Richard M. Hluchan is listed for the areas of Natural Resources Land, Litigation – Real Estate, and Litigation - Environment. William F. Hyland, Jr....

Hyland Levin Shapiro’s Transactional Real Estate Group Named “2019 Dealmaker of the Year”

We are delighted to announce that The New Jersey Law Journal recently named our transactional real estate group “2019 Dealmakers of the Year” as part of its Professional Excellence Awards Program. It is an honor we are extremely proud of and we believe reflects our collective passion for the work...

Construction Defect Lawsuit Victory

Recently, our partner David Dahan settled a construction defect lawsuit on behalf of a condominium development with over 250 units in Southern New Jersey for almost $7,000,000. Some thought the defects were not significant and had little value. They were wrong. We have represented numerous condominium and homeowner associations in...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Continues Support of Boys & Girls Club of Camden County

Partners, Ben Levin and David Dahan, along with associate, Will Hanna, participated in the 2019 Golf Challenge held at Woodcrest Country Club on June 24, 2019 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Camden County. The firm is proud to continue their support of this organization whose mission is to...

Megan Knowlton Balne is 2019 Recipient of NJ Bar’s Young Lawyer Award for Professional Achievement

On May 15, 2019 Megan Knowlton Balne was honored with this year’s Professional Achievement Award given by the New Jersey State Bar.  She was honored with the award at the NJ State Bar Convention in Atlantic City which was held on May 15th and 16th, 2019.  Megan was recognized for...

New New Jersey Foreclosure Laws – What Commercial Lenders Need to Know Now

With New Jersey securing the #1 spot for states with the greatest number of properties in foreclosure, Governor Murphy signed nine bills into law to manage what the New Jersey legislature views as an on-going foreclosure crisis. The bills largely address foreclosures on residential mortgages and leave the commercial foreclosure...

Hyland Levin LLP has a new name: Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP

Effective February 1, 2019, Mark D. Shapiro is becoming a name partner. “Mark has contributed so much to the success of our firm,” said Benjamin Levin, Managing Partner of the firm.“He is a first-rate lawyer and an accomplished leader and community citizen.

Hyland Levin Shapiro Continues to Support JDRF

Partner, David Dahan and his son attended the JDRF South Jersey Chapter's 2019 Gala at Adelphia in Deptford, NJ.  JDRF is a global organization funding breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes.  This Chapter historically has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars at each Gala for this worthy...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Attorneys Closed Transactions Valued Over $1.2B

For the second year in a row, Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP real estate lawyers closed transactions for our clients with a collective value in excess of $1.2 billion dollars. Please click here to read more.

Harvey Shapiro Honored at Kellman Brown Academy Tribute Dinner

On March 14, 2019 Harvey Shapiro was the featured honoree at the Kellman Brown Academy Tribute Dinner for his role as President of the Saltzman Foundation and as a Jewish Community Leader.  He was introduced at the event by his partner and son, Mark Shapiro. Kellman Brown is a premier...

Partner, David Dahan Attends CAI’s St. Patrick’s Day Party

Partner, David Dahan attended the Community Associations Institute's (Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter) (CAI) Annual St. Paddy's Day Party on March 13 at PJ Whelihan's in Cherry Hill.  CAI is dedicated to building better condominium, townhome and homeowner communities by providing educational and other resources to its membership.  David is...

Dahan Presents at CAI’s Managers Symposium

David Dahan attended the Community Associations Institute’s Managers Symposium (Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter) on March 5th at the Blue Bell Country Club in Pennsylvania. His presentation was on “Transition from Start to Finish: From Developer to Homeowner Control”. It was a well-attended event by property managers for condominium and...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Proudly Supports the Virtua Foundation

Partners William Hyland, a Virtua Foundation Board Member, Ben Levin, Mark Shapiro, Robert Baranowski and Daniella Gordon, along with their guest, and Virtua Associate General Counsel, Russell Weitz, recently attended the Virtua Hospital Gala at the Borgata in Atlantic City.  The Gala is the premier fund-raising event  annually benefiting various...

NJ Employees Are Now Able to Use Their Earned Sick Leave – Are You Ready?

On October 29, 2018, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act became effective. This Act requires all private sector employers to provide 40 hours of paid sick leave to their employees, regardless of classification. The law applies to all employers, regardless of size. However, under the statute, employees cannot begin...

Hyland Levin LLP has a new name: Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP

We are excited to announce our firm’s new name: Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP. Effective February 1, 2019, Mark D. Shapiro is becoming a name partner. “Mark has contributed so much to the success of our firm,” said Benjamin Levin, Managing Partner of the firm. “He is a first-rate lawyer and...

Hyland Levin Gives Back This Holiday Season

Once again, Hyland Levin employees made Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwiches to donate to Cathedral Kitchen in Camden.  This annual event produces 300 sandwiches, which helps to feed the homeless this holiday season.

Hyland Levin Employee Honored by JFCS

On November 30, 2018, Hyland Levin’s Valentino Medina was one of seven honorees at the 13th annual JFCS Vocational Celebration Breakfast held at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. The annual event honors adults who have excelled in the workplace after going through the JFCS Supported Employment Program, which helps...

Hyland Levin Partners Named Who’s Who Legal: Franchise 2018

Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that attorneys Benjamin A. Levin and Mark D. Shapiro have been named in Who’s Who Legal – Franchise Law 2018. According to the publisher, these lawyers “were nominated by their peers as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the field.” The publication is...

Dahan Group Walks for JDRF

On October 28, 2018, Hyland Levin Partner, David R. Dahan and his family and friends participated in the Annual JDRF One Walk to cure diabetes held at Camden County College in Blackwood. The Dahan Group raised over $3,000 this year.

Hyland Levin Cares

Hyland Levin’s charitable work continues through the holiday season. On Monday, December 19th, Hyland Levin employees made 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be delivered to Cathedral Kitchen, a homeless shelter in Camden. The Firm also adopted a family in conjunction with the Camden County Bar Association and the...

Hyland Levin Announces New Partner – Melissa M. Grossman

Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that Melissa M. Grossman has been named a partner. Ms. Grossman concentrates her practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration and business succession planning. She advises business owners and families in connection with complex issues relating to wealth transfers and the transitioning of...

Hyland Levin Honored at SNJ Business People Reader’s Choice Extravaganza

For the second year in a row, Hyland Levin LLP has been named one of South Jersey’s Most Influential Law Firms by SNJ Business People. Attorneys, Richard M. Hluchan, David R. Dahan and Stephen M. Geria represented the firm at the Readers’ Choice Extravaganza at the Mansion in Voorhees on...

Shereen C. Chen Speaks at Naturalization Ceremony

Hyland Levin Partner, Shereen C. Chen, spoke at the Naturalization Ceremony held on September 18, 2015 at the historic Olde Courthouse in Mt. Holly. The Oath of Citizenship was administered to 26 foreign-born residents of Burlington County as part of the Burlington Vicinage’s Constitution Week celebration. The new U.S. Citizens...

Nine Hyland Levin Attorneys Make SJ Magazine’s 2015 Top Attorneys List

Hyland Levin congratulates nine of its attorneys who made the list of top Attorneys in SJ Magazine’s August, 2015 issue. William F. Hyland, Jr. - Zoning and Land Use Benjamin A. Levin - Franchise & Distribution Richard M. Hluchan - Environmental Mark D. Shapiro - Real Estate Harvey N. Shapiro...

Three Hyland Levin Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers

Hyland Levin LLP Partners, William F. Hyland, Jr. and Shereen C. Chen have been named 2016 Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers. Hyland is recognized for his Land Use and Zoning practice, while Chen is named for her work in the area of Immigration Law. In addition, Partner, Richard...

Trusts and Charitable Giving

Melissa M. Grossman was a speaker at the annual seminar of the Community Foundation of Southern New Jersey where she addressed the topic of Trusts and Charitable Giving on April 29th.

Three Hyland Levin Attorneys Named Best Attorneys

Kenneth M. Morgan, Robert S. Baranowski, Jr. and Megan K. Balne were each selected by South Jersey Biz Magazine as Best Attorneys in Business. Morgan was selected in the areas of Business and Tax Law, Baranowski was selected for his work in the area of Environmental Law, and Balne was...

Hyland Levin LLP hosts the ICSC meeting and wine tasting event on April 17, 2014

MARLTON, NJ - ICSC, The International Council of Shopping Centers, known as The Premier Resource for the Retail Real Estate Industry, held their quarterly meeting and wine tasting event at the offices of Hyland Levin LLP on Thursday evening, April 17, 2014.

Hyland Levin Attorneys Named 2014 NJ Super Lawyers

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin LLP’s partners, Richard M. Hluchan, Mark D. Shapiro, and Shereen C. Chen were named 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers by SuperLawyer Magazine. For the second consecutive year, the magazine named Hluchan on its Top 100 New Jersey lawyers list.

Nine Hyland Levin Attorneys Named Awesome Attorneys

MARLTON, NJ - South Jersey Magazine has named nine Hyland Levin attorneys as South Jersey Awesome Attorneys in its January 2014 issue. Named were: William F. Hyland, Jr., Land Use Law; Benjamin A. Levin, Business Law; Peter J. Boyer, Business Litigation Law; Richard M. Hluchan, Environmental Law; Shereen S. Chen,...

Two Hyland Levin Attorneys Recognized for Franchise Work

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin Managing Partner Benjamin A. Levin and Mark D. Shapiro, a partner in the firm, have been named as top franchise attorneys in the United States. They were two of only three New Jersey attorneys named for franchise work in The International Who's Who of Franchise...

Attorney Peter Boyer Speaking on Litigation

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin Partner Peter J. Boyer will be a featured speaker on a National Business Institute panel entitled, “Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to deal with the Rambo Litigator,” on Friday, November 22, in Atlantic City. Peter is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer. For over 30 years...

Six Hyland Levin LLP Practices Named in “Best Lawyers” Rankings

MARLTON, NJ - Six practices of Hyland Levin LLP were named on the "Best Law Firms" list issued by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, 2014. Hyland Levin practices named by Best Lawyers included the following New Jersey practices: litigation - environmental; natural resources law; environmental law; franchise...

Hyland Levin LLP Represents Pantzer Properties in Apartment Deal

MARLTON, NJ - Attorneys at Hyland Levin LLP represented Pantzer Properties recently in the acquisition financing for an apartment building in the Mid-Atlantic region. Pantzer owns other properties in the area and this addition is part of the firm’s expansion in the region. On September 27, Pantzer purchased Haverhill Apartments,...

Three Hyland Levin Partners Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers 2014©

MARLTON, NJ - Three Hyland Levin partners were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers© 2014. They are Managing Partner Benjamin A. Levin, Richard M. Hluchan and Shereen C. Chen. The attorneys are chosen in a vote by peers who practice in the same areas of law. Mr. Hluchan, who has...

William Hyland Re-elected Vice Chair of Wiley Mission Board

MARLTON, NJ - William F. Hyland, Jr., was re-elected as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Wiley Mission this month. Hyland, a partner at Hyland Levin LLP, has been a long-term board member of Wiley Mission, a continuing care retirement community in Marlton. He also serves on the...

Lauren Beetle Named as a Leading Attorney

MARLTON, NJ - Partner Lauren A. Beetle has been named to this year’s New Jersey Law Journal “New Leaders of the Bar” list. The Journal is honoring 50 rising stars in the legal profession. “Lauren is most deserving of this honor,” said Mark D. Shapiro, head of the firm’s Real...

Attorney Robert Baranowski to Chair Land Use Law Committee

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin attorney and Marlton resident Robert S. Baranowski, Jr., will be installed as the Chair of the Land Use Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association on Tuesday, June 18th. The Land Use Law Section keeps members of the bar association informed of developments...

Attorney Peter Boyer Elected Singing City Board President

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin attorney Peter J. Boyer was elected President of the Board of Directors of Singing City last week. Singing City, a regional choir composed of a diverse group of singers from throughout the Delaware Valley, uses music and song to bridge the differences between races, cultures...

Stacy Asbell Recognized for Advocating for the Needy in South Jersey

Stacy Asbell Recognized for Advocating for the Needy in South Jersey MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin LLP attorney Stacy Asbell will receive the John Adler Government Advocacy Mission Award next month for her work in advocating for those in need in South Jersey. Ms. Asbell, of counsel at the firm,...

Hluchan, Shapiro, Chen, Beetle Named Super Lawyers

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin Partner Richard M. Hluchan was named one of New Jersey’s top 100 attorneys in the newly released listing from New Jersey Super Lawyers. Partners Mark D. Shapiro and Shereen C. Chen were also selected for inclusion as Super Lawyers and Partner Lauren A. Beetle was...

Baranowski Speaking at Complex Environmental Litigation Program

MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin attorney Robert S. Baranowski, Jr., will speak at the National Business Institute Complex Environmental Litigation program on Tuesday, April 16. Mr. Baranowski will discuss “Creative Settlement and Trial Strategies” and “Avoiding Penalties and Lawsuits Through Compliance: What the Law Books Don’t Teach You.” The live...

Hyland Levin LLP Announces New Partners

MARLTON, NJ - Two Hyland Levin attorneys, Lauren A. Beetle and Kenneth M. Morgan, will become partners on March 1, 2013, Managing Partner Benjamin Levin announced today. Both new partners have worked with Hyland Levin’s attorneys since graduating from law school. Ms. Beetle will continue to concentrate her practice on...

Thank You to our Clients and Friends

Happy New Year from the attorneys and staff at Hyland Levin LLP. We want to thank our clients and friends for your business and loyalty to us and our firm. We truly value the many fine professional and personal relationships we have developed with you over the years. We want...

Tax Alert 2013

On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed into law The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "Act"). After many years of provisions with expiration dates, the Act purports to make permanent many aspects of the tax law including the Federal Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Taxes and income tax...

Hyland Levin LLP Represents Pantzer in Tenby Chase Transaction

DELRAN, NJ-HFF has completed the sale of Tenby Chase Apartments, a 327-unit garden-style community here, to SDK Apartments for $37.5 million. HFF marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Pantzer Properties. Tenby Chase Apartments is situated just off Route 130, about 13.5 miles east of Center City Philadelphia. The...