On March 19, Immigration partner Roxanne Levine will present a Lawline webinar on H-1B visa updates for the approaching cap season. She will discuss the nature of H-1B visa requirements, changes in regulations for the 2020 fiscal cap year as proposed by the administration and current qualifications for both U.S. petitioners and the foreign beneficiary.
On January 31, Amy Goldsmith and Laurie Stanziale will present a CLE program for the National Law Institute that will be held at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s office titled, “Whose Line, Drawing and Plan Is It Anyway? The program will cover the intellectual property rights of owners and architects in connection with an architect’s design. The program will provide 2.0 CLE credits in the professional practice category.
On January 3, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will teach a Strafford CLE webinar, “Structuring Product Placement Deals: Mitigating Risks to the Brand, Regulatory Compliance.” This program, which will provide guidance to in-house counsel on negotiating product placement deals, will examine the risks involved with product placement that could potentially damage a brand. The panel will discuss the steps that can be taken during negotiations and after a product placement deal is done to mitigate those risks, including Amy’s portion on social media and compliance with the FTC Endorsement Guidelines.
On December 11, Immigration partner Roxanne Levine will present a webinar for Lawline titled, "The New Immigration Policy: the Invisible Wall.” The webinar will cover developments in U.S. immigration law over the past 12 months and will outline key changes affecting immigration in the corporate and business arenas.
On December 4, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will teach a National Law Institute CLE program, which will be hosted by Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. The program titled, "Welcome to the Neighborhood: The Importance of Getting to Know Your Neighbors When Doing Construction,” will explore how to avoid project delays at the earliest stages of new construction or major renovations in a metropolitan area like New York City, including the support, protection and interaction between a reconstructed or new building and the neighboring structures.
On November 29, Intellectual Property partner Alan Tenenbaum will be a featured speaker at the New York City Bar Association’s event on Blockchain IP: Innovation and the Distributed Ledger Revolution. The roundtable-style program, geared toward in-house and outside counsel, as well as non-attorneys, will address schemes to protect blockchain innovations, options for enforcement and the ways that distributed ledger technology may be used to enhance or protect intellectual property assets.
On November 14, Compliance/Administrative Law and Outdoor Advertising Chair Patrick Kilduff will speak at the Outdoor Advertising Association of America’s 2018 Legal Seminar in New York. Pat will discuss “Outdoor Advertising Regulations and Litigation in New York City,” where he will review the latest developments in the long-running dispute between our many outdoor advertising community clients and New York City regarding the display of large-format signs along the City’s arterial highways. Pat is a longtime member of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America.
On November 14, Stefanie Marrone, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, will present the "Social Media Master Class” program to the LMA Boston Local Group. The program will cover everything legal marketers of all levels need to know about social media and content trends today with actionable tips for firms of all sizes and budgets.
On November 14, Tanya Duprey, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Firm Administrator, will be a featured speaker at the Association of Legal Administrators New York City Chapter event, “Autism Spectrum Disorder - Differently Abled.” Tanya and her fellow panelists will discuss accommodations, resources and services that help those with Autism Spectrum Disorder transition into the workforce. They will also inform on how to handle this disability and dispel myths about work ethics.
On November 14, Litigation counsel Chris Tumulty was a co-presenter at an American Inns of Court CLE program on "Settlement Games.” The program addressed enforceability and ethical issues that can arise in the context of settlement negotiations or a mediation and as to settlement agreements. Chris spoke about issues that can arise in settling commercial disputes, including the enforceability of draft agreements, letters of intent and memoranda of understanding, as well as the proper use of confessions of judgment under the NY CPLR.
Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz recently attended the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Annual General Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand as a delegate. Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is the New York member firm of the LAW organization and has been part of the LAW organization for the past three years. Alex has been associated with the LAW organization as part of his former firm for the past 22 years.
During the week of November 12, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring partner Robert Wolf will be the overall program co-chair at the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Residential Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts CLE, which he has chaired for more than 25 years.
Stefanie Marrone, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, will present a session on, "Improving Your Online Presence to Grow Your Firm (and Your Brand)” at the New York City Bar’s 15th Annual Small Law Firm Practice Management Symposium on November 8.
Construction chair David Pfeffer will be a speaker at the Bisnow National Healthcare East conference on November 7. David and his fellow panelists will discuss, "Investment & Acquisitions: The Micro & Macro Level Impacts on Healthcare.”
On October 25, Scott Ross, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Chief Financial Officer, will speak at Thomson Reuters’ Legal Executive Institute’s Law Firm COO & CFO Forum in New York. Scott will participate in a roundtable, "Intelligent Design: Assessing New Expense Planning Strategies in Law Firms," which will bring together a diverse array of law firm executives to offer a timely take on expense management strategies at law firms today.
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present two CLE webcasts for Lawline, where she regularly contributes articles, hosts highly rated CLE programs and participates in speaking engagements. On October 23, Amy will present, “Apple v. Samsung: A New Standard for Design Patent Cases,” where she will break down design patents and review the ones at the heart of the Apple v. Samsung dispute, as well as address the impact of the dispute on future design patent infringement cases. Amy’s October 25 webcast, “Demystifying Music Copyrights,” will dissect the Music Modernization Act of 2018 and the CLASSICS Act, identify how different courts analyze music infringement and discuss the many types of music copyrights and the relationships between the various parties involved in the music industry.
Based on the success of their first webinar on social media writing, on October 23 at 12pm CT, Stefanie Marrone, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, will present part 2 of a webinar on "Essential Writing Skills for Maximum Social Media Engagement” with Guy Alvarez, the Chief Engagement Officer of Good2bSocial for the Legal Marketing Association's Social & Digital Media and PR/Communications Special Interest Groups.
On October 11, Construction chair David Pfeffer will moderate the discussion at the Greenpearl Construction Risk & Safety Roundtable. The event is a closed-door, invite-only, peer-to-peer roundtable for construction safety and risk professionals.
On October 9, Labor & Employment Chair Laurent Drogin will be a featured speaker at the New York Staffing Association’s 2018 Law Day Conference. Laurent will participate in a panel on "The Impact of the #MeToo Movement on the Staffing Industry,” and will cover how to train your internal and temporary employees, how to handle the complaint (both internal and external), how to avoid retaliation and third-party harassment in the wake of newly approved legislation in 2018 in both New York State and New York City that that mandates employers provide employees with annual sexual harassment training taking effect on October 9.
Over the past several years, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, accompanied by esteemed general counsel, has presented several ACC CLE presentations on an array of topics in the labor and employment field. In many of the participant responses, we received detailed feedback on what the attendees "wished” we had covered. After reviewing those response forms, we culled from them both individualized questions and discrete topics that, by definition, have been "front of mind” for corporate counsel. "You Asked, We Answered” is literally that – a program completely focused on what attendees want to know more about.
Employment Litigation partner Richard Schoenstein will once again teach a Strafford CLE webinar, “Recovering Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fiduciary Duty” on October 4. This program will guide employment litigators 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.
On September 27, Stefanie Marrone, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, will be a featured speaker at the Ark Group’s Competitive Intelligence in the Modern Law Firm conference in New York City.
Immigration partner Roxanne Levine and Labor and Employment partner Richard Steer will once again be featured speakers at the 2018 Lawyers Associated Worldwide U.S./Canada Employment Group meeting, which will be held in Montreal, Canada.