Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev, Esq., Kelly A. Grant, Esq., Alyson L. Knipe, Esq. and Laurel B. Peltzman, Esq. have been elevated to Shareholders.
Ms. Dev concentrates her practice on school law and labor and employment law. She is experienced in representing, advising, and defending boards of education and charter schools in all areas of school law including: labor and employment, special education, Section 504, student discipline and civil rights. Ms. Dev, a Hamilton resident, received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden and her B.A. degree in Economics and International Relations, with honors, from Boston University. During law school, she served as the Managing Research Editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy. Upon law school graduation, Ms. Dev worked as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder, Assignment Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court for Burlington County. She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.
Ms. Grant, a member of the Regulatory and Governmental Affairs Department which is based out of the firm’s Trenton office, concentrates her practice in the representation of private and public sector clients in all aspects of federal, state, and municipal civil litigation and in state administrative matters. Ms. Grant, a Columbus resident, received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden and her B.A degree in History and a B.S. degree in Math from Cabrini College, magna cum laude. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Grant served as a judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable John L. Call, Jr., P.J.F.P. for the Superior Court of New Jersey in Burlington County. Ms. Grant is admitted to practice law in New Jersey.
Ms. Knipe focuses her practice in general insurance defense litigation throughout the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey with a concentration in construction litigation, premises liability, NY Labor Law 240/241, and automobile accident defense. Ms. Knipe, a Robbinsville, resident, received her law degree from Albany Law School of Union University and her B.A. degree in Political Science from Union College, cum laude in Schenectady, NY. She currently serves as a board member for the USTA Middle States NJ District. Ms. Knipe is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, New York, the U.S. District Court of New Jersey and the U.S. Southern District Court of New York.
Ms. Peltzman focuses her practice in the representation of public and private sector employers in the areas of labor and employment matters. She regularly represents public and private sector clients in labor and employment litigation and provides employers with advice regarding various employment-related matters. She also provides training seminars for employers and their employees on many different topics, including appropriate behavior in the workplace. Ms. Peltzman, a Cherry Hill resident, received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, magna cum laude and her B.A. degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Ms. Peltzman is a member of the New Jersey, Camden County and Burlington County Bar Associations. Additionally, she is a member of Philadelphia’s Regional Chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management.