Lite DePalma Greenberg Afanador, LLC Firm News Feedhttps://www.litedepalma.com/?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10en-us27 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFirm Name to Change January 2021https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=113925&format=xml&p=6944<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: larger;"><strong>NEWARK-BASED LAW FIRM TO CHANGE BUSINESS NAME</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC will be named Lite DePalma Greenberg &amp; Afanador, LLC effective January 1, 2021.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: x-small;"><img src="https://www.litedepalma.com/77A1CC/assets/images//Logo.jpg" hspace="0" vspace="0" align="absmiddle" alt="" border="0" width="382" height="161" /></span></p> <p>It is with great pleasure that we announce an exciting new chapter for our Firm. As of January 1, 2021, Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC will become Lite DePalma Greenberg &amp; Afanador, LLC. This change reflects our recognition of Victor A. Afanador as a name partner and his significant, ongoing contributions to the firm, the legal profession, and the business community of New Jersey. <br /> <br /> Mr. Afanador joined the Firm in November 2001 and joined the partnership in 2008. In his 19 years with us, he has distinguished himself as a skilled and talented advocate for our public and private clients in a wide variety of areas, including: employment litigation/counseling; cannabis counseling; constitutional civil rights defense; and criminal defense/white collar investigations.<br /> <br /> As the Firm&rsquo;s diversity chair, Mr. Afanador has been steadfast in maintaining the firm&rsquo;s historic commitment to diversity in hiring, client representation, and social awareness. Women and minority attorneys represent 50% of our partnership and 55% of our Firm. He is also a member of the board of Aspira, Inc., of New Jersey, an organization dedicated to developing educational and leadership opportunities for Latino youth and regularly acts as a mentor for young lawyers and others within the Newark community. He has deep connections to the region, having been born and raised in Newark, and is a graduate of Seton Hall Prep, Drew University and Seton Hall University School of Law. <br /> <br /> Joseph J. DePalma, Esq., managing partner of the Firm: &ldquo;We enter another exciting chapter in our firm&rsquo;s long history, one rooted deeply in service - to our clients, to our community and to our courts. We have succeeded by working with the best of the best, from our attorneys to each one of our staff. Mr. Afanador carries us forward. His energy, skill and love of law and community will continue to serve all of us well.&rdquo; <br /> <br /> <u>About Lite DePalma Greenberg &amp; Afanador, LLC:</u><br /> <br /> Established in 1977, Lite DePalma Greenberg &amp; Afanador, LLC is a general litigation law firm that has called the City of Newark home for over 40 years. The Firm, with offices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, has always been committed to the greater Newark community and its new name change is a testament to that commitment. The Firm focuses on commercial and complex litigation including class actions, antitrust, cannabis counseling, municipal tort liability defense, employment and labor litigation, police related state and federal civil rights defense, condemnation and redevelopment law, federal and state related criminal defense/white collar investigations, and other trial and appellate work. <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;">For more information, visit www.litedepalma.com.</p>News & Events07 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=113925&format=xml&p=6944Bruce D. Greenberg has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2021https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=111360&format=xml&p=6944<p><strong>Bruce D. Greenberg</strong> has been selected by his peers for inclusion in <em>The Best Lawyers in America&copy;</em> 2021 for his work in Appellate Law.</p>News & Events02 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=111360&format=xml&p=6944Mindee J. Reuben has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2021https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=111361&format=xml&p=6944<strong>Mindee Reuben</strong> has been selected by her peers for inclusion in<em> The Best Lawyers in America&copy;</em> 2020 for her work in Antitrust Law and Litigation-Antitrust.News & Events02 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=111361&format=xml&p=6944Susana Cruz Hodge was appointed as a member of the Executive Committee in In re Robinhood Outage Litigationhttps://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=110779&format=xml&p=6944<p><strong>Susana Cruz Hodge</strong> was appointed as a member of the Executive Committee in <em>In re Robinhood Outage Litigation,</em> No. 20-01626-JD (N.D.C.A.). The case was filed on behalf of users of Robinhood&rsquo;s trading platform who were unable to access their brokerage accounts on March 2, 2020, a day that saw the biggest ever point gain in a single day with Dow Jones Industrial Average rising over 1,294 points, the S&amp;P 500 rising 136 points, and the Nasdaq rising 384 points.</p>News & Events24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=110779&format=xml&p=6944Mindee J. Reuben was appointed as Interim Liaison Counsel for the proposed Financial Institution Plaintiff Class in In re Wawa, Inc. Data Breach Litigationhttps://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=109500&format=xml&p=6944<p>On June 12, 2020, <strong>Mindee J. Reuben</strong> was appointed as Interim Liaison Counsel for the proposed Financial Institution Plaintiff Class in <em>In re Wawa, Inc. Data Breach Litigation, </em>pending before the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.</p>News & Events16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=109500&format=xml&p=6944Bruce D. Greenberg was named to New Jersey Super Lawyers Top 100https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=106964&format=xml&p=6944<p><strong>Bruce D. Greenberg</strong> was named to New Jersey Super Lawyers Top 100 list.&nbsp; To read more on this listing, click <a href="https://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/njslrs20/MobilePagedReplica.action?elq_mid=15548&amp;elq_cid=11996285&amp;elq_ename=L_SL_SEM_NA_NJSL20DigitalEdition_em1_20200318&amp;cid=NA&amp;sfdccampaignid=NA&amp;campaignCode=&amp;chl=Em&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_source=eloqua&amp;utrm_campaign=L_SL_SEM_NA_NJSL20DigitalEdition_20200318&amp;utm_content=NA&amp;elqTrackId=5285c219e15d4d85acc93fee9743b7fd&amp;elq=00c08021158048afbb88d3bfdfa00673&amp;elqaid=15548&amp;elqat=1&amp;elqCampaignId=16619&amp;elqcst=272&amp;elqcsid=2170&amp;pm=2&amp;folio=20#pg20" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>News & Events20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=106964&format=xml&p=6944Six LDG Attorneys Named to 2020 "Super Lawyers" Listhttps://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=89990&format=xml&p=6944Six LDG Attorneys Named to 2020 &ldquo;Super Lawyers&rdquo; List:&sup1;<br /> <br /> <strong>Joseph J. DePalma, Bruce D. Greenberg</strong>, <strong>Victor A. Afanador, Susana Cruz Hodge and Steven S. Glickman</strong>&nbsp;were all named to the 2020 list of &ldquo;New Jersey Super Lawyers.&rdquo; Mr. Greenberg has been included on that list every year since 2005, when the listing was first introduced and Mr. DePalma has appeared every year since 2007.&nbsp; Mr. Afanador has been named to the &ldquo;New Jersey Super Lawyers&rdquo; list for four consecutive years. <strong>S</strong><strong>usana Cruz Hodge and Steven S. Glickman&nbsp;</strong>appear&nbsp;in the &quot;New Jersey Super Lawyers&quot; list for the first time.&nbsp; Ms. Hodge was<strong>&nbsp;</strong>named to the &quot;Rising Stars&quot; list for six consecutive years.<br /> <br /> <strong>Mindee J. Reuben</strong> was named to the 2020 list of &ldquo;Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.&rdquo; Ms. Reuben has been listed as a Top Rated Antitrust Attorney and has been selected to Super Lawyers every year since 2009. <br /> <hr /> &sup1;The Super Lawyers List is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found <a href="https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html" target="_blank">here</a>. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.News & Events20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=89990&format=xml&p=6944Bruce D. Greenberg was a presenter on a New Jersey ICLE webinarhttps://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=104462&format=xml&p=6944<p><strong>Bruce D. Greenberg</strong> was a presenter on a New Jersey ICLE webinar titled &rdquo;Do&rsquo;s and Don&rsquo;ts of Appellate Practice.&rdquo; The other presenters were Appellate Division Judges Ellen Koblitz and Thomas Sumners, Jr., and Marie Hanley, Chief Counsel to the Appellate Division.</p>News & Events26 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=104462&format=xml&p=6944Mindee Reuben will be a panelist on the live webinar, "Impact of New FRE 807 on Hearsay Evidence"https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=104425&format=xml&p=6944<p><strong>Mindee Reuben</strong> will be a panelist on the upcoming live webinar, &quot;Impact of New FRE 807 on Hearsay Evidence&quot; on Tuesday, May 12, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT. Click this <a href="https://www.sp-04.com/r.php?products/txgnqeelna" target="_blank">link </a>for more information.</p>News & Events24 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=104425&format=xml&p=6944Bruce D. Greenberg was quoted in a Law360 article about the effect of a recent Appellate Division decisionhttps://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=104220&format=xml&p=6944<p><strong>Bruce D. Greenberg</strong> was quoted in a Law360 article about the effect of a recent Appellate Division decision that allowed trial testimony to be offered by live remote video, rather than in person, in certain circumstances.</p>News & Events10 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.litedepalma.com/?t=40&an=104220&format=xml&p=6944