Laura J. Magedoff, Esq.

Nissenbaum Law Group, LLC
2400 Morris Avenue, Suite 301
Union, New Jersey 07083

E-mail: ljm@gdnlaw.com

LEGAL PRACTICE


As a principal of Nissenbaum Law Group, LLC, Laura J. (Freedman) Magedoff, Esq. is the head of the firm’s transactional practice. She handles all aspects of representing business clients through the firm’s offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. Her experience in drafting and negotiating transactional documents spans a wide variety of substantive areas, such as buy/sell transaction documents, financing agreements, operating agreements, bylaws, corporate resolutions, distribution agreements, manufacturing agreements, independent contractor agreements, employment manuals and agreements, severance agreements, commercial lease agreements, privacy policies, website disclaimers, intellectual property license and assignment agreements and purchase order terms and conditions. She provides legal advice to a wide range of business entities, ranging from multi-state and international corporations to small businesses and community associations.

PRACTICE AREAS


  • Commercial Contracts and Transactional Matters
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Defending Against Foreclosures
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet and Technology Law
  • Internet Picture Removal
  • Internet Defamation
  • Apps & Video Games
  • Television, Film & Sports Law
  • Music, Literary & Modeling
  • Employee Benefits & Administrative Proceedings
  • Employment Law
  • Health Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Nonprofit Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Multinational Law
  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurs
  • Regulatory Matters Before Government Agencies

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS


  • New Jersey, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2004
  • New York, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2006
  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • Texas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2012

EDUCATION


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 2003
  • B.A., University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 2000
  • Center for International Studies, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain, 1998

CLASSES & SEMINARS PRESENTED


  • Presented Seminar, Nonprofit Board Role & Responsibilities, State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On Board Conference, Morristown, NJ, April 2018
  • Panelist, Intellectual Property Protection & Enforcement, New Jersey Bar Association Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2017
  • Presented Seminar, Nonprofit Board Role & Responsibilities, State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On Board Conference, Morristown, NJ, April 2017
  • Presented Seminar, GOB Matching: Next Steps to Board Involvement, State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues Get On Board Conference, Morristown, NJ, April 2017
  • Presented Seminar, Business Contracts A to Z, National Business Institute, Newark, NJ, December 2013
  • Presented Seminar, 2014 Trademark Primer: Prosecution & Enforcement Strategies Every Attorney Should Know, NJICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2013
  • Presented Seminar, Entertainment Law: A Crash Course in Representing Entertainers & Other “Personalities” for Every Attorney, NJICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, September 2013
  • Presented Seminar, Entertainment Law 101, National Business Institute, Newark, NJ, March 2013
  • Presented Seminar, Theatre and the Law, American Association of Community Theatre National Convention, New York, NY, July 2012
  • Panelist, Life After Law School: Practical Lessons in managing Your Legal Career From the Beginning, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, New Jersey, April 2012
  • Panelist, Emerging Issues in Reality Television, Seton Hall Law School Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium, Newark, New Jersey, March 2012
  • Panelist, Empower – I Create Nothing. I Own it: A Panel about Establishing and Protecting your Intellectual Property as a Business Asset, New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners’ Annual Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2010
  • Moderator, Engage – The most Powerful Commodity I know is Information, New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners’ Annual Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2010
  • Panelist, Casino Law 2010: Game On!, 2010 South CLEFest, Atlantic City, NJ, August 2010
  • Keynote Speaker, Women’s History Month Dinner, Pace University, New York, NY, March 2010
  • Presented Seminar, Strategizing the Exit Strategy, Union, NJ, January 2010
  • Presented Seminar, Protecting Your Online Image, Various 2009-Present
  • Presented Seminar, Comedy and Drama: The Legal Aspects of Community Theatre, American Association of Community Theatre National Convention, New York, NY, July 2008
  • Presented Seminar, Maintaining Chapter Finances, National Leadership Team, Academy and Collegiate Advisory Board Academy, National Leadership Conference, Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc., Boston, MA, June 2008
  • Presented Seminar, Construction Law: Negotiating Contracts & Filing Construction Liens, Various, 2007 – 2009

HONORS & AWARDS


  • Appointed, Vice-Chair and Training Chair, State Council of the New Jersey Junior Leagues, 2017- Present
  • Appointed, Housing Resource Specialist, National Leadership Team, Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc., 2016-Present
  • Appointed, Board Member, Junior League of Summit, Inc., 2013-2016 (Various Positions)
  • Appointed, Chapter Advisory Board, Eta Iota Chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc., (Pace University), New York, NY, 2013-Present (Chair, 2013-15; VP-Finance, 2015-Present)
  • Selected, Top Attorney (Outstanding Young Lawyer), New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2013
  • Appointed, Judge, Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition, March 2013
  • Appointed, Legal Advisory Committee, USA Field Hockey, 2012-Present
  • Appointed, Chapter Accounting Director, National Leadership Team, Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc., 2009-2013
  • Appointed, Chapter Finance Specialist, National Leadership Team, Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc., 2007-2009
  • Appointed, Grant Reviewer, United Way of Greater Union County, May 2009
  • Appointed, Executive Board Member, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association (2012-Present)
  • Appointed, Chair, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association, 2010-2012
  • Appointed, Vice Chair, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association, 2008-2010
  • Appointed, Secretary, Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association, 2007-08
  • Appointed, Trustee, Community Business Development Foundation, Inc., 2006-2009
  • Appointed, Judge, 2008 BMI/Cardozo Entertainment & Communications Law Moot Court Competition, 2008
  • Editor-in-Chief, Fordham Sports Law Forum, 2002-03, Symposium Editor, 2001-02

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS


    • Member, New York State Bar Association
    • Member, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association
    • Member, Business Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association
    • Member, Junior League of Summit
    • Member, Kappa Delta Sorority

EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS


    • Nissenbaum Law Group, LLC, Principal, 2004-Present
    • SFX Sports Group, Inc., Legal Intern, 2002-03
    • Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002, Legal Intern, 2001
    • Delaware Office of the Attorney General, File Clerk, 1997

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Union, NJ 07083

P: (908) 686-8000

F: (908) 686-8550

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46th Floor

New York, NY 10005

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12th Floor East Tower

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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