Maeve E. Cannon Presents at Seminar Addressing Legal Issues Involving Local Governments

PRINCETON, NJ, June 24, 2016 – Stevens & Lee Shareholder Maeve E. Cannon spoke at the National Business Institute’s Live Seminar, “Legal Issues Involving Local Governments,” held June 16, 2016, in Princeton, NJ.

Ms. Cannon’s presentation focused on public rights issues. During her session, she covered public participation and free speech issues, open meetings and open records, access to private information about public employees, code enforcement, and loitering and panhandling.

Ms. Cannon concentrates her practice in administrative law, regulatory compliance and public procurement and government contracts litigation. She appears before state agencies and state and administrative courts, and has an active appellate practice. She has substantial experience in all aspects of government contracting disputes at the state and local levels and advises clients at each stage of the public bidding and contract process, including:

  • Challenges to specifications and contract awards
  • Post bid contract issues
  • Prevailing wage compliance
  • Suspension and debarment proceedings

Ms. Cannon has represented litigants in several significant published procurement cases, including Waste Management of New Jersey v. Morris County Utility Authority (433 N.J.Super.445, App.Div. 2013), which clarified the standard of review for imposition of temporary restraints. She also represents clients before a number of New Jersey state administrative agencies including labor, treasury, personnel and environmental protection. Ms. Cannon serves as General Counsel to Ewing Township, NJ. She is a frequent lecturer on procurement and related topics.

She received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College.