SABA-NJ is comprised of over 200 members throughout the State. SABA-NJ is a voluntary association of attorneys and professionals dedicated to the needs, concerns, and interests of the South Asian community in New Jersey. The event was attended by various business, political and legal pillars in the South Asian community.
Seated: Cholomati Jaipersaud, Sharmila D. Jaipersaud - Immediate Past President SABA-NJ, Gary F Werner- Managing Partner Schenck Price
Standing: Brian Foley, Karan Virmani, Jordin Iazzetti, Daniel O Carroll, Meghan V. Hoppe, Divya Srivastav-Seth, Julie E. Gendel, James A. Kassis
On May 1, 2019, the Schenck Price Women’s Initiative hosted its annual reception at the Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park. During the enjoyable evening, over 100 women from a wide variety of professions networked with existing business associates and made new contacts. The guest speaker was Denise M. Sharperson, Esq., CDP, New Jersey’s first Statewide Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Manager for the NJ Civil Service Commission.
The Schenck Price Diversity Committee hosted a Holi celebration to celebrate the arrival of spring.
Schenck Price proudly hosted the Health & Life Sciences Forum of the 2019 Garden State Bar Association’s Substantive Law Series on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Schenck Price attorneys and staff participated in a fun Jeopardy! night full of facts about women’s accomplishments.
On March 8, 2019, attorneys and staff at Schenck Price recognized International Women’s Day by wearing purple.
Schenck Price attorneys and staff enjoy a cultural evening of painting, music and soul food in celebration of Black History Month.
In support of the American Heart Association, Schenck Price participated in Wear Red Day on February 1, 2019 to raise awareness of women’s cardiac health.
Florham Park Office
This holiday season, the Schenck Price Women’s Initiative collected donations for the Mt. Kemble Home. The residence in Morristown is run by Homeless Solutions and provides shelter, housing, and support services to senior women of limited means.
Schenck Price was honored to sponsor the NJ Speaker Series presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University that featured Gloria Steinem at NJPAC on November 29, 2018. Pictured with Ms. Steinem are Schenck Price partners Shirley B. Whitenack and Meredith L. Grocott, both members of the Schenck Price Women’s Initiative.
Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP was a Gold Sponsor of the Morris County Chamber Women in Business Luncheon with Kristine Johnson, CBS News New York, held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, New Jersey.
Not pictured: Sean Monaghan, SPSK Partner and Member, Board of Directors, Morris County Chamber of Commerce.
Gary Werner, SPSK Managing Partner, presented scholarships at the Garden State Bar Association's 43rd Anniversary Scholarship & Awards Gala to two students -- Diana Felipe, a student at Rutgers School of Law, and Kimberly Lindenmuth, a student at Seton Hall University School of Law.
For the second year, the Schenck Price Diversity Committee recognized Holi, a Hindu festival to celebrate the arrival of spring. Attorneys and staff were invited to mark the occasion by wearing bright and vivid colors.
In what is now becoming an anticipated annual event, on May 2, 2018, the firm’s Women’s Initiative held a well-attended networking event at the Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park. It was an enjoyable opportunity for women from a wide variety of professions to reconnect with existing business associates and to make new contacts.
During Women’s History month this past March, the SPSK Women’s Initiative and the Central & Northern NJ Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners held a joint networking event at SPSK’s Florham Park office. The attendees were asked to donate handbags for Dress for Success Northern NJ.
Pictured: Connie Pizarro, CSA (NAWBO President-elect); Meredith L. Grocott, Esq. (head of SPSK Women’s Initiative); Susana Fonticoba (NAWBO President); and Willa Edgerton-Chisler (Steps2Success Coordinator, Dress For Success).
The Charity Committee of the SPSK Women’s Initiative collected over $1,500 in donations for Jersey Battered Women Service (“JBWS”), which provides housing and emotional and financial support to women and children in the Morris County area. JBWS is a full service, private, nonprofit domestic violence agency. In addition to housing, JBWS provides counseling, intervention, and legal assistance.
Pictured: Helen LeFrois, Vice President, Development for JBWS and SPSK attorneys Sandra Calvert Nathans, Valerie Vladyka, and Meghan Hoppe.
Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP was a sponsor and participated in Mercer County Hispanic Association, Inc. (MECHA’s) 15 Annual Golf Outing held Mountain View Golf Course on May 22, 2017.
On May 23, 2017, Schenck, Price, Smith & King, LLP conducted an in-house Immigration Law CLE. The panelists were both prominent immigration attorneys: Susan W. Scheer, Esq., with a focus on immigration issues from a business owner’s perspective, and Asma Warsi, Esq., with a focus on individual immigration issues. The panel was moderated by SPSK attorneys, Michael K. Mullen, Esq., and Sharmila D. Jaipersaud, Esq. The CLE was presented to broaden our lawyers’ understanding of immigration law, particularly in light of significant national developments and related changes in Immigration Law and related procedures.
More than 100 women attended the event at the Park Savoy Estate on May 3, 2017 for a fun evening of networking with friends, both new and old.