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Archer & Greiner is now Archer. But what matters most is what remains the same. Our new name still represents an unwavering commitment to delivering large-firm expertise with small-firm attention—no matter the size of the client.

It’s a philosophy that’s helped us grow into one of the largest and most trusted law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving businesses and individuals throughout the region and in a growing number of other states and jurisdictions. With a network of regional offices from Delaware to New York, Archer has more than 175 lawyers practicing in all major legal disciplines including corporate, labor, commercial litigation, family, real estate and many more.

03.07.2019 Anthony R. La Ratta Honored with Prestigious Alumni Award Anthony R. La Ratta, a shareholder in Archer’s Haddonfield office, will be honored by Bishop Eustace Preparatory School with the Excalibur Award, the school’s most prestigious alumni award. The Alumni Association introduced the Excalibur Award in 1991 to recognize graduates who have distinguished themselves for civic, religious, humanitarian, professional or academic reasons. Bishop Eustace Preparatory School is a private college preparatory school in Pennsauken,…
03.01.2019 7th Annual Estate Litigation Seminar Join us for complimentary breakfast and panel discussions from Archer’s top estate practitioners and chief officers of esteemed corporate fiduciaries from outside the firm. Earn CLE and CPE credits as you learn about these important topics. When: Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT Where: Tavistock Country Club, 100 Tavistock Lane, Haddonfield, NJ 08033 Guest Speakers: Marie L. Tormey, Executive V.P., Chief Fiduciary Officer, PNC Bank, N.A.…
02.06.2019 New Jersey Passes Law To Eventually Increase Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour (Click here for printable PDF) New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy earlier this week signed a sweeping law that will eventually increase New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024 for most employers. One of the Governor’s signature campaign promises has now been fulfilled, making New Jersey the third most-populous State in the country to enact a $15 minimum wage…
Laura Link Laura concentrates her practice in the representation of management in all aspects of labor and employment law. She represents a wide range of clients including small and large privately held companies and governmental and quasi-governmental entities. View posts ›
01.25.2019 Save the Date – Archer’s 7th Annual Estate Litigation Seminar Save the Date – Thursday, April 4, 2019 Archer’s 7th Annual Estate Litigation Seminar  Panelists will include Archer & Greiner attorneys and other experts from outside the firm.  Breakfast will be provided at this complimentary CLE seminar.  More information about topics and registration details coming soon! When: Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Where: Tavistock Country Club Haddonfield, NJ 08033 Please mark…
01.25.2019 New Jersey Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act Only Applies to Conduct Occurring on or after July 1, 2018 (Click here for printable PDF) On January 15, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey held that the New Jersey Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (“NJEPA”) only applies prospectively to conduct that is alleged to have occurred on or after its effective date – July 1, 2018. The State’s…
01.23.2019 Legal Malpractice Claim Against Scrivener Mecca v. Levine, No. A-0548-17T3, 2018 WL 6711343 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. Dec. 21, 2018). This legal malpractice action arose out of the drafting of a will. The Appellate Division addressed whether a ruling in a prior litigation that established the testator’s intent estopped any claim that the defendant attorney breached his duty in preparing the will. The defendant attorney performed estate planning for the decedent, including a…
01.23.2019 New Jersey Appellate Division Outlines Factors for Successful Legal Malpractice Claim Girard v. Foster, No.  A-5190-16T1, 2018 WL 6518667 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. Dec. 12, 2018). This case deals with a legal malpractice claim in the probate context. Plaintiff Anthony J. Girard and his siblings were involved in litigation as to land owned by their mother. Girard and his siblings signed a Consent Order that required the property to be titled to all four…
01.23.2019 Whether A Transfer Made Within 3 Years of Death Triggers New Jersey Transfer Inheritance Tax Estate of Chernowitz v. Dir., Div. of Tax’n, No. 004863-2017, 2018 WL 6173591 (N.J. Tax Court Nov. 16, 2018). The New Jersey Tax Court addressed whether the decedent’s $5.1 million transfer was in contemplation of her death, such that it triggered New Jersey transfer inheritance tax due pursuant to N.J.S.A. § 54:34-1. In 2012, at the age of ninety-eight…
01.08.2019 Steven Mignogna Appointed to ACTEC Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute Advisory Committee Archer Partner, Steven K. Mignogna, a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), has been appointed to the Senior Advisory Committee of ACTEC’s Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute. Created by ACTEC, the mission of the Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute is to develop the profession’s future trust and estate leaders through a series of in-depth educational presentations. The inaugural Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute will…