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Two New Jersey Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers

Fisher & Phillips LLP announced today that two attorneys in its New Jersey office, Cynthia M. Jacob and Christopher H. Mills, are featured in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014.

Each year, Chambers USA publishes a list of the top law firms and attorneys across the United States. It determines rankings through thousands of in-depth interviews with randomly selected attorneys, clients and businesses.

Cynthia Jacob is Senior Counsel in the New Jersey office of Fisher & Phillips. She has extensive experience litigating employment-related cases, including wrongful termination, employee benefits disputes, race, sex and age discrimination and other civil rights litigation, all on behalf of management. Over the last few years, Cynthia has focused on arbitration and mediation of state and federal employment-related claims. She is a recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s prestigious Medal of Honor for her longstanding commitment to New Jersey’s legal legacy. Cynthia began her legal career in the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender and is past President of the New Jersey State Bar Association—only the second elected woman officer in the association’s 100-year history.

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Christopher Mills is a partner in the New Jersey office of Fisher & Phillips, where he engages in a wide-ranging practice covering all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment litigation, employment discrimination, workforce reductions, employment-at-will and wrongful termination, collective bargaining, union-management relations and traditional labor law, as well as litigation involving employee pension and benefit plans. With decades of experience, Chris has been selected to represent major corporations in class action law suits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and collective claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Before joining Fisher & Phillips, he was a partner in the premier labor and employment boutique law firm in New Jersey and at AT&T, as the company's labor and employment law counsel for its corporate headquarters.

Cynthia and Chris are among 48 Fisher & Phillips attorneys nationwide recognized by Chambers USA this year. Cynthia has been listed in Chambers USA since 2003 for Labor and Employment Law.

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My Gym Challenged America (MGCA) Family Fun Night for A Cause was a Huge Success

May 22, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - My Gym Challenged America (MGCA) Family Fun Night for A Cause was a huge success.  We were so excited about participating in this family event.  Everyone had a blast and thanks to your generous donations, we were able to raise money for this wonderful cause. 

MGCA is a nonprofit division of My Gym, committed to helping children facing severe physical and ...

Host an International Exchange Student

EF High School Exchange Year announces annual search for student exchange host families in communities across the New Jersey

EF High School Exchange Year—a division of EF Education First, the World Leader in International Education—has kicked off its annual nationwide search for caring host families to welcome exchange students into their homes. Last year EF connected over 3,000 ...

Berkeley Heights Community Pool Set to Open May 26!

Tired of the rain and ready for the sun? We sure are! The Berkeley Heights Community Pool at the YMCA is slated to open during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend on May 26! With only one month until summer starts, swimmers can get a headstart jump into the pool during our pre-season opening! 

Join the Berkeley Heights Community Pool at the YMCA today—there are no joining fees, and ...

How the Holi Color Festival Came to Summit; Event Planner Shares Her Story

May 21, 2018

Back in India, Holi was a holiday observed by almost all states. The holiday would be declared at all educational institutes and offices. It's a two day spring festival also known as the festival of colors. The festival signifies the victory of good over bad, the arrival of spring with the fragrance of flowers in the air and aura of warmth and happiness.

Holi festival is the time ...

Fallout Continues from Lawsuit Against Mountainside; Police Chief on Administrative Leave

May 19, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Police Chief Allan Attanasio is the latest member of the police department to suffer repercussions from a complaint filed against the borough on May 11.  Attanasio, who is not named as a defendant in the lawsuit, was “placed on administrative leave,” on Thursday by Borough Administrator and former Police Chief James Debbie, said  Lt. Joseph ...

Video Shows School Board Member In Altercation With Police at Traffic Stop in South Orange

May 16, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Maplewood School Board Member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad got into an altercation with a South Orange police officer who stopped her for speeding last month, in which she used profanity, complained when she was issued a ticket and called South Orange Police Chief Kyle Kroll “a skinhead cop.”

Lawson-Muhammad also appeared to suggest that she would ...

Coach Bottone Tribute

May 19, 2018

2017 Pioneer football players took on a tall task of filling a lot of open spots with not many returning players. We had 30 kids on our football team who all wanted to be there. With a new head coach who just came on board in late April, we had a lot of things to do without much time. Most people would say being on a 1-9 football team would be no fun and, at times, it wasn’t, but it was the ...

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