In The News

Semeraro Secures Another Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

Partner, Mark J. Semeraro and associate R. Scott Fahrney have secured a $2.3 million total settlement in a personal injury action on the behalf of their client Stefanida Sloan in the matter Sloan v. Sussex County and Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc., et al.

This lawsuit was filed as a result of a serious head-on collision where Ms. Sloan was struck in her lane of travel, on County Road 565 in Wantage, New Jersey on September 4, 2014.

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KSL Secures Client Settlement for Workplace Harassment & Retaliation Lawsuit

Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman, LLP is happy to announce that Partner Mark J. Semeraro and Associate Justin Santagata successfully represented two employees in a hostile work environment, discrimination, and retaliation lawsuit which settled under terms of confidentiality for over $1,500,000.00.  The employer agreed to settle the claims without any admission of liability.

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Another Land Use Double Header

KS&L are happy to announce another double header–two land use approvals in Wayne Township in one night on July 9, 2018.

We are proud to have secured site plan approval for a brand new Whole Foods moving into the Township of Wayne.

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KS&L in the Courts

KS&L is proud to announce 3 recent victories in the Appellate Division relative to Redevelopment law and Land Use.

On December 21, 2017, Scott Fahrney and Mark Semeraro, on the behalf of the City of Union City, KS&L prevailed in defending a Prerogative Writ challenge to a Redevelopment Plan in the matter of Larry Price vs. The City of Union City, A-5294-15T4.

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Kaufman, Semeraro and Leibman Welcomes Joseph Bock

Kaufman, Semeraro and Leibman, LLP is proud to announce that Joseph Bock, Esq. has joined the firm. Mr. Bock counsels and represents clients throughout all stages of land use applications and has represented various governmental entities in a multitude of different capacities. He has successfully tried many matters before the Tax Court of New Jersey on property tax appeals.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Bock served as Municipal Public Defender for the Township of Boonton and the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, as insurance defense counsel for the Morris Joint Insurance Fund, as Law Clerk to the Honorable James M. DeMarzo, Superior Court of New Jersey.

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Semeraro Settles another Significant Personal Injury Case

On February 1, 2018, Mark Semeraro was successful in negotiating another favorable personal injury settlement on the behalf of one of the firm’s clients. In this matter which was settled under the condition of confidentiality, Mr. Semeraro pursued a claim against a national car transportation/taxi service and its driver.

The driver’s personal insurance carrier denied coverage because he did not have commercial taxi or livery coverage in place on the vehicle used, leaving only the transportation/taxi company to provide coverage.

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Continued Success for Mark J. Semeraro and KSL “Doubleheader before Wayne Board of Adjustment”

On January 16, 2018, the Resolution memorializing the approval for Galreh LLC’s one of a kind historic $60M mixed use real estate development project on Route 23 in Wayne, NJ was adopted.

This project provides 232 luxury apartments, jitney service to the nearby bi-modal  transportation hub for commuters, a 15,000 + sq. ft. grocery store and 5,000 sq. ft. restaurant and a much needed economic boost to local businesses and the taxpayers of Wayne.

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Partner Mark Semeraro to Co-Chair ICSC Forum

On Wednesday, January 10 in New Brunswick, Mark Semeraro will be co-chairing an event to educate elected officials, public employees, real estate developers, and real estate brokers on mixed-use real estate development, public/private partnerships, and federal tax credits.

The event will include food and beverages as well as insight from dynamic professionals in the field. Attendees will also get a chance to tour the one-of-a-kind P3 mixed use project “The Yard” on the Rutgers New Brunswick Campus.

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