Petrozzi v. City of Ocean City, 433 N.J. Super. 290 (App. Div. 2013).  This case presented a concept of basic contract law– impossibility of performance– in an unusual setting.  Judge Parrillo wrote a typically careful and comprehensive opinion for the panel that unraveled a complicated set of facts and procedural history.

Ocean City had established a dune system to protect beachfront properties.  Ocean City entered into easement agreements with beachfront p

Hedden v. Kean University, 434 N.J. Super. 1 (App. Div. 2013).  This interlocutory appeal, which resulted in a 2-1 decision by the Appellate Division, involved issues of attorney-client privilege.  In an opinion by Judge Parrillo, joined by Judge Harris, the majority reversed the ruling of the Law Division that had held that the e-mail communication in question was not protected by the privilege even though the communication was sent for purposes of obtaining legal advice.  A key

Belmont Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. Geibel, 432 N.J. Super. 52 (App. Div. 2013).  This case resulted in another magnum opus by Judge Parrillo.  Plaintiff sued over defective construction of a condominium in Hoboken.  Plaintiff also attacked certain statements that the builder-developer had made about its experience and the quality of the construct