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Princeton 08542-3707. Allen Kassof, president. 609-683-5666; fax,
609-683-5888. Home page: www.netcom.com/~ethic/per.html.
The Carnegie Corp. has given this private nongovernmental organization
another $1 million, for total of nearly $5 million in the last 10
years. PER also receives funds from the Pew Charitable Trusts to work
in central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union to help
mediate ethnic conflicts. In December it will preside at the first
meeting of the newly elected democratic leaders of Yugoslavia and
Kosovar Albanians. Alllen H. Kassof, PER president, will preside.
Street, Box 305, Trenton 08625. Marc Mappen, executive director.
Marc Mappen is the new executive director of the commission. Formerly
associate dean of Rutgers’ University College, he is the author of
a book on Jerseyana and co-founded an electronic forum,
East, Box 627, Princeton 08542-0627. Jonathan I. Epstein,
partner-in-charge of New Jersey office. 609-716-6500; fax,
609-799-7000. Home page: www.dbr.com.
Jonathan I. Epstein is now the partner in charge of the Princeton
office of this firm that was founded in Philadelphia. Epstein had been
part of a three-member management committee with Samuel W. Lambert III
(the partner in charge for more than 10 years) and Peter P. Ackourey,
who practices out of the Florham Park office.
An alumnus of Rutgers
law school in Camden, Epstein is president elect of the Mercer County
Bar Association and focuses on troubled real estate projects. The
Princeton office has 107 staff members, including 42 attorneys, and
there are additional offices in District of Columbia, Berwyn,
Pennsylvania, and New York.
Research Park, Princeton 08540. Lewis Maltby, director.
609-683-0313; fax, 609-683-1787.
This office, formerly a part of the American Civil Liberties Union,
has broken off from that institution and taken a name that more
accurately reflects its role.
Jeremy Gruber, legal director, says that "we had grown to the point
where we had felt we could become our own organization." The
Workrights Institute focuses exclusively on labor
and employment rights issues. Among its recent accomplishments:
Helping to pass a genetic discrimination
bill in Michigan, which provides protection to all individuals from
anyone who would try to use genetic
informaiton against them.
Adds Gruber: "We are the leading organization in the country that does
work on workplace privacy issues, and one of the only organizations in
the country that does work on Internet E-mail privacy." As for the
ACLU, he says, "we’re still cooperating, but we’re not technically
affiliated with them."
West Conshohocken 19428. 610-941-5500.
The Pennington Road office of a Pennsylvania-based construction firm
has closed, and calls are being taken by the home office. The company
was working at a job site on Princeton Pike.
B, Pennington 08534. Donald J. Pennett Jr., president. 609-737-2705;
Donald J. Pennett Jr. closed his contracting business and calls are
being referred to a home address, 215-493-5748 or 1059 Victory Drive,
Yardley PA 19067.
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