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  • Laurie Stanziale to Moderate Panel at Greenpearl 9th Annual Real Estate Women’s Forum
    February 27, 2020

    Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a session at the Greenpearl 9th Annual Real Estate Women’s Forum on February 27 in New York City. The event is designed to connect, educate, advance and highlight the accomplishments of female leaders in the commercial real estate industry. Laurie will present "Driving Smart Growth in NYC: Development Strategies that Promote Equitable, Healthy & Sustainable Communities Panel,” which will explore topics shaping the industry such as e-commerce, changing demographics and lifestyles, wellness and sustainability, rising interest rates, smart technologies, labor constraints and an affordable housing shortage. 

  • David Pfeffer to Speak on Development Pipeline and State of the Market at New York Construction & Development Forum
    February 27, 2020

    Construction chair David Pfeffer will once again speak at the New York Construction & Development Forum on February 27. David will speak on the morning panel, "Development Pipeline/State of the Market,” which will explore how top development leaders are dealing with key pain points arising from today’s environment, including high construction costs, tightness in the labor market, open shop difficulties, risk management headaches, materials pricing and design challenges. 

  • Amy Goldsmith and Joel Rosner to Present Lawline CLE Program on Knockoffs and Takedowns: Protecting IP Rights on Social Media
    December 12, 2019

    On December 12, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith and Litigation counsel Joel Rosner will present a Lawline CLE webcast, “Knockoffs and Takedowns: Protecting IP Rights on Social Media.” During this program, Amy and Joel will explore how to determine what IP rights exist with respect to an infringed product, how to remove knockoff products from social media platforms and how to take other legal measures to stop the infringement. 

  • Robert M. Freedman and Alexis Gruttadauria to Present CLE Program on What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Elder Law
    December 12, 2019

    On December 12, Trusts & Estates, Elder Law and Special Needs partner Robert M. Freedman and associate Alexis Gruttadauria will present the CLE program, “What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Elder Law.” The program, which is part of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s CLE series, will focus on the most important legal and financial issues facing the growing aging population. Elderly clients worry about how they will manage their health care and finances for the rest of their lives and are particularly concerned about the effects of memory loss and dementia. About 15% of the population is affected by dementia by age 70 and that percentage increases to about 40% by age 90. 

  • Amy Goldsmith to Present CLE Program on the Legality of Social Media Use for Attorneys
    December 10, 2019

    On December 10, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present the CLE program, “Legally LinkedIn (And Other Social Media, Too!).” During the program, which is part of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s CLE series, Amy and co-presenter, Carol Schiro Greenwald from CSG MarketingPartners, will explore the various legal issues that may arise from gathering information using social media and attorney advertising. 

  • Charles Pierce to Present on the Impact of Climate Change on Construction at the CLSA’s North American Construction Law Symposium III
    December 5, 2019

    On December 5, Construction partner Charles Pierce will speak on the impacts of climate change and weather on construction projects at the North American Construction Law Symposium III as part of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA)’s exclusive advanced trial series. 

  • Charles Miller to Present CLE Program on Corporate Wrongdoing and Individual Liability to New York Women’s Bar Association
    December 4, 2019

    On December 4, Charles Miller, Litigation partner and co-chair of the firm’s Securities and Financial Services Litigation Group, will present a CLE program to the New York Women’s Bar Association titled, “Individual Liability for Corporate Wrongdoing: How Thick is the Corporate Veil?” 

  • Rocco Cavaliere and Amy Goldsmith to Present Lawline CLE Program on What Can Happen to IP Assets in a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceeding
    November 19, 2019

    On November 19, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring partner Rocco Cavaliere and Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present a CLE webcast for Lawline, an online CLE provider, “SCOTUS Review: Mission Product Holdings v. Tempnology,” where they will explain what can happen to intellectual property assets in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. Rocco and Amy will also discuss patents, copyrights and trademarks in context of the Bankruptcy Code; review cases involving patents and copyright in bankruptcy; identify best practices for IP licensors and licensees and break down the Supreme Court’s long-awaited and important decision in Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC. 

  • Robert M. Freedman and Alexis Gruttadauria to Present NYSBA CLE Program on the Basics of Elder Law and Special Needs Practice
    November 15, 2019

    On November 15, Trusts & Estates Partner Robert M. Freedman will present “Ethical Considerations for Representing an Elderly Population” as a part of the New York State Bar Association CLE program, “Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice,” which will be chaired by associate Alexis Gruttadauria. 

  • Roxanne Levine to Speak at 21st Annual NJICLE Advanced Corporate Immigration Law Conference on Business Immigration
    November 12, 2019

    On November 12, Immigration partner Roxanne Levine will present, “The Crisis in Business Immigration; Alternatives to H-1B” at the 21st Annual New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Advanced Corporate Immigration Law Conference in New Jersey. Roxanne will explore significant immigration changes that affect businesses including when B-1 is appropriate, problem schools, H-2B, H-4, TPS, DACA and other EADs. 

  • Rich Steer to Speak at New York Staffing Association Event on Onboarding and Employing Contract Workers
    November 12, 2019

    On November 12, Labor and Employment partner and Employment Practice Liability Insurance chair Rich Steer will speak at the New York Staffing Association’s roundtable workshop, “Onboarding and Employing Contract Workers.” The session will delve into onboarding and employing contract workers while managing compliance, leveraging technology and scaling. 

  • Charles Miller to Present CLE Program on Individual Liability for Corporate Wrongdoing: How Thick is the Corporate Veil?
    October 29, 2019

    On October 29, Litigation partner and co-chair of the firm’s Securities and Financial Services Litigation Group Charles Miller will present, “Individual Liability for Corporate Wrongdoing: How Thick is the Corporate Veil?” During the program, which is part of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s CLE program series, Charles will provide a step-by-step guide to understanding the threat of individual liability for corporate acts under New York law. He will discuss the nature and scope of “veil piercing” and “alter ego” liability, using recent New York case law to provide concrete examples of conduct that will and will not subject an individual to liability for corporate acts. 

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Hosts NYWBA Panel on Internalizing Gender Bias in the Legal Field
    October 29, 2019

    On October 29, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin will host the New York Women’s Bar Association (NYWBA) panel, “The Sexist Inside You: How We All Internalize Gender Bias.” The panel will explore recognizing inherent biases, how these biases may appear, how they affect the legal practice and actions that can be taken. 

  • Scott Ross to Speak on Rethinking Law Firm Staffing Models at Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute’s 18th Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum
    October 24, 2019

    On October 24, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Chief Financial Officer Scott Ross will once again speak at Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute’s Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum in New York City. Scott will participate in the panel, “Agile by Design: Rethinking Law Firm Staffing Models,” which will consider innovative ways firms are reimagining their legal and professional people strategy to remain agile and competitive in the market. 

  • Rich Steer to Speak at the 2019 Lawyers Associated Worldwide U.S./Canada Employment Group Meeting
    October 24, 2019

    On October 24, Labor and Employment partner Rich Steer will once again be a featured speaker at the Lawyers Associated Worldwide U.S./Canada Employment Group meeting, which will be held in Seattle. Rich will participate in the panel, “Sexual Harassment: Required Training and New Developments,” where he will discuss recent developments in the #MeToo movement, mandated trainings, loosening of standards for having a hostile environment and prohibitions against mandatory arbitration and confidentiality. 

  • Laurent Drogin and David Kleinmann to Present ACC Program on 2020 Foresight: Labor & Employment Law in the New Decade
    October 22, 2019

    On October 22, Labor & Employment chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann will once again co-present a breakfast CLE program for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in New York City. This program titled, "2020 Foresight: Labor & Employment Law in the New Decade," will identify and discuss emerging trends and topical issues in labor and employment law that can and should be anticipated in the upcoming decade.  

  • Amy Goldsmith to Present Lawline CLE Webcast on Intellectual Property Protection in China: Practical Realities
    October 22, 2019

    On October 22, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present a CLE webcast for Lawline, “Intellectual Property Protection in China: Practical Realities.” During the program, Amy will discuss intellectual property protection and enforcement in China, as well as the reasons for the current intellectual property controversy. Topics to be covered include China’s membership in intellectual property treaties and conventions, how and when to file for patent, trademark and copyright protection, recordation with the Chinese Customs authorities enforcement mechanisms in China, including administrative and court proceedings and best practices regarding tech transfer. 

  • Nels Lippert Participates in World Intellectual Property Organization’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy Conference in Geneva
    October 21, 2019

    On October 21, Intellectual Property partner Nels Lippert will attend the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 20th anniversary of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Conference at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Nels is one of more than 140 UDRP panelists. 

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin to Co-Sponsor Celebrating Women Leadership in Consumer Products Event
    October 17, 2019

    On October 17, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin will co-sponsor a Celebrating Women Leadership in Consumer Products event highlighting the contributions of women to the consumer products industry, with Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP. The breakfast discussion will feature hot topics and first-hand stories from women who have made their mark in the industry. 

  • Janet Linn to Present CLE Program on Patent Litigation Fundamentals to Judicial Law Clerks of Southern District of New York
    October 11, 2019

    On October 11, Intellectual Property counsel Janet Linn will present a CLE program to the judicial law clerks of the Southern District of New York. Janet, along with two other attorneys in the New York Bar Association’s Patents Committee, will provide an overview on patent litigation fundamentals. Janet will discuss the patent right, substantive patent law, types of patents, parts of a patent and patent claims, and provide in-depth case studies. 

  • Laurie Stanziale to Speak on Adjacent Building Access at NYCSRA Annual Event
    October 10, 2019

    On October 10, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will speak at the New York City Special Riggers Association (NYCSRA) annual technical event. Laurie will speak about “Adjacent Building Access” at the dinner event, which will bring together more than 125 industry professionals and key leaders from the New York City Department of Buildings. Past topics have included the Construction Safety Act, worker/supervisor training, scaffold requirements and new safety measures and requirements. 

  • David Kleinmann and Richard Schoenstein to Present Strafford CLE Webinar on Breach of Covenants
    October 2, 2019

    On October 2, David Kleinmann, Restrictive Covenant co-chair and Labor & Employment partner and Rich Schoenstein, Securities & Financial Services Litigation co-chair and Litigation partner will present a Strafford CLE webinar on, “Recovering Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fiduciary Duty.” This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel for proving damages after a current or former employee breaches a covenant not to compete with the employer, solicits the employer's employees or customers or discloses the employer's trade secrets or other confidential information. 

  • Rich Steer to Speak on Panel at New York Staffing Association’s 2019 Law Day
    September 26, 2019

    On September 26, Labor and Employment partner and Employment Practices Liability Insurance chair Rich Steer will speak on a panel at New York Staffing Association’s 2019 Law Day. During the panel, “Is Your Staffing Company Compliance Keeping You Up at Night?,” Rich will discuss what your employee files should contain and how long you should keep them, tracking hours of non-exempt employees, joint employer issues and preventing exposures. 

  • Laurie Stanziale to Present at Women in Construction USA on Building a Meaningful Network
    September 18, 2019

    On September 18, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will present, “Finding Your Network,” at the Women in Construction USA Conference, which is designed to connect, educate, inspire and highlight female leaders in the construction industry in San Francisco. As the number of women in construction remains far less than male counterparts, Laurie will explore the strategic ways of setting up a peer support group within the profession including how to identify and build a tribe, learning the value of members and helping to connect tribe members together. She will also discuss understanding the long-term benefits of having a tribe and finding a balance between social support and professional development. 

  • Alex Spizz to Speak on Law Firm Mergers at Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Annual General Meeting
    September 13, 2019

    On September 13, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz will speak on law firm mergers during a panel at Legal Association Worldwide’s (LAW) Annual General Meeting in Munich, Germany. 


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