Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the launch of its CLE program series, open to attorneys, clients and others interested in the topics. The programs, which each cover various areas of the law, reflecting the full-service nature of the firm’s practice, will be held at TKD’s office at 1350 Broadway. Advance registration is required.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is proud to support the 3rd Annual MetaBash on May 23 where all proceeds will go to METAvivor, an organization that exclusively raises awareness, funds research and provides support to those living with metastatic breast cancer.
On May 16, Construction partner Laurie A. Stanziale will present a National Law Institute CLE breakfast program, "Welcome to the Neighborhood: The Importance of Getting to Know Your Neighbors When Doing Construction." The program will provide 3.0 hours of CLE credit in the Professional Practice category and will explore how to avoid project delays at the earliest stages of new construction or major renovations in a metropolitan area such as New York City.
Over the past several years, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, along with general counsel guest speakers, has presented several Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) CLE presentations on an array of topics in the labor and employment field to its in-house counsel members. We are proud to once again partner with the ACC to provide two CLE programs in 2019. The programs will explore timely and topical labor and employment issues facing in-house counsel today.
On May 2, 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. Over the past several years, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, accompanied by general counsel guest speakers, has presented several ACC CLE presentations on an array of topics in the labor and employment field. In this installment, Laurent and David, who will be joined by an in-house panelist, will discuss, “Demand Letters: When to Run, When to Hide and When to Fight.”
On April 30, Trusts and Estates counsel Joann Palumbo will be a featured speaker at the 92nd Street Y Estate Planning Seminar. During this seminar, Joann will use a case-study approach to build upon estate and charitable planning concepts.
Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Scott Markowitz will speak on a CLE panel at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 36th Annual Spring Meeting. The event, which will be held on April 11-14 in Washington, DC, features speakers who will include judges, practitioners and seasoned financial professionals who provide attendees with fresh approaches and tactical industry strategies. Scott’s panel, which will be held on April 13, titled “Consumer: Creative Remedies for Dealing With Nondischargeable Student Loans,” will provide CLE credit in the ethics category.
Managing partner Alan Tarter and Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz will attend the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Americas Regional Meeting in Chicago on April 11-13 as delegates of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. LAW is a global association of 100 independent law firms located in more than 50 countries.
On April 10, Stefanie Marrone, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, will present a deep-dive workshop program at the LMA 2019 Annual Conference titled, "Beyond Branding: Aligning Social Media Strategy with Business Development Goals.” Session attendees will learn how to effectively use social media for lead generation and client retention through practical, innovative, actionable and budget-friendly strategies and tactics.
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will speak to a Vistage CEO group in Tarrytown, NY on April 10 about protecting a company’s trade secrets and confidential information. Amy will also cover social media do’s and don’ts.
On April 5, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring partner Robert Wolf will chair the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts CLE program. The program will provide a practical “nuts and bolts” approach to New York’s judicial commercial mortgage foreclosure process and will cover pre-foreclosure initial steps, steps for the lender, judicial foreclosure and court-appointed officials, the foreclosure sale and post-sale issues, mortgage foreclosure from the defendant's perspective, bankruptcy matters, mortgage loan workouts and confronting potential ethical concerns and challenges.
On April 3, Cooperative and Condominium chair Steve Troup will speak with a group of entrepreneurs at the Brooklyn Public Library in Williamsburg on the legal and practical considerations for start-up businesses in New York City. The program, which is part of a series for entrepreneurs, is sponsored by the New York City Department of Small Business Services.
On March 27, Labor & Employment associate Jon Hershberg will be a featured speaker at the Rivertowns Chamber of Commerce Monthly March Chamber Meeting on the ins and outs of Westchester County’s new Paid Sick Leave law, which is set to take effect on April 10.
On March 26, Construction associate Sean Scuderi will present, "Construction Contracts – Negotiating Tips Every Developer Needs to Know,” at real estate company Keller Williams in Philadelphia. The program will explore the principles of well-drafted contracts, which are critical for owners and developers to ensure they are fully protected and to maintain efficiency and order during construction.
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.
Construction associate Sean Scuderi will once again serve on the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s annual Guess-A-Sketch event, a Pictionary-style tournament where honoree sketchers draw iconic buildings as teams guess to win the Guess-A-Sketch trophy, which will be held on March 7. All funds raised at the event, which is attended by architects, architecture enthusiasts and young professionals, support the Center for Architecture’s K-12 design education programming for schools, youth and families.
On March 7 at noon CT, Stefanie Marrone, Director of Business Development and Marketing, will present a Legal Marketing Association webinar with fellow LMA members Andrew Laver and Roy Sexton on how to use the upcoming LMA Annual Conference in Atlanta on April 8-10 to build and enhance your own personal brand using social media. The speakers, longtime LMA members and annual conference attendees, will discuss how they’ve used the tools they’ve been teaching lawyers for years to build their own professional brands, especially before, during and after the LMA Annual Conference, which provides attendees with a great platform to raise their profiles.
Construction partner Laurie A. Stanziale will moderate the opening session at the Greenpearl 8th Annual Real Estate Women’s Forum on February 28, an event designed to connect, educate and advance and highlight the accomplishments of female leaders in the commercial real estate industry. Laurie will moderate, "Changing the Face of Real Estate: Development & Construction Trends," which will cover 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.
On February 21, Stefanie Marrone, Director of Business Development and Marketing, will co-present the Legal Marketing Association’s New York local group’s lunch program, "The Social Media Marketing Master Class: From Reach to Revenue.” This program will explore how to use social media marketing to drive business development efforts on a firmwide and lawyer level.
On February 20, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present a webinar for the New York Staffing Association on "Effective Privacy Strategies for Staffing Companies.” In this webinar, Amy will cover the key provisions of the GDPR and the privacy laws of New York, California and Illinois. Amy will also review the key actions that businesses are taking to comply with these laws, and whether existing commercial general liability policies cover privacy and cybersecurity risks.
On February 14, 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 February 13, Intellectual Property counsel Rachel Lin will moderate a program titled, “Best Practices in Women’s Entrepreneurship Programs” at the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) annual meeting in Austin, TX. During the program, Rachel and her fellow panelists, which include representatives from two state universities and a female entrepreneur, will discuss the growing need to develop new strategies to increase the number of women founders commercializing university research.
Construction chair David Pfeffer will once again speak at the Anchin Construction and Development Forum. This year’s event will held on February 6 in New York City, and David will speak on the afternoon panel, "Boomtown USA: The 200 Million Square Foot Pipeline,” 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. This panel, comprised of leaders representing tens of millions of square feet under development, will discuss current activity in New York’s construction market and future pipeline of office, residential and industrial development and what it means to the industry.
On February 4, Vice President of Finance Tedd Drattell will speak on a panel at Exceed Network’s Secret to Service event where professionals from the law, accounting and technology industries will share advice about what it takes to grow your service business. Panelists will discuss how to acquire new clients, maintain quality of service to existing clients during periods of growth and how to make every client feel like they are a part of your team.