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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...