On July 8 and 15, Litigation partner Richard Williamson will teach at the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Winning Cases in Federal Court program, a two-day CLE event. Richard, along with a panel of top litigators, will cover various topics including commencing an action in federal court, seeking and opposing summary judgment and trial of a civil case in federal court.
On June 12 and 13, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will speak to Vistage CEO groups on “Preserving Trade Secrets and Confidential Info: What a C-Suite Executive Needs to Know.” During the events, Amy will discuss how to create a program to protect confidentiality and trade secrets, including instruction for employees regarding their obligations, implementing best practices and the downsides of social media. Amy will also review privacy obligations under New York’s current law and new proposals, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act.
On June 12, Intellectual Property counsel Rachel Lin will speak on a breakfast panel at Soho House on intellectual property for startups. During the open forum discussion, Rachel will help entrepreneurs understand the costs and benefits of various IP assets in today’s startup environment and how IP issues can affect their small businesses.
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.
On June 7, Giuliano Iannaccone, Chair of the International and Retail Practice Groups, will be a faculty member on the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Fashion and Retail Law 2019: Trends and Developments program. The program will be held live in person in New York City and will also be available online as a webinar. Giuliano will speak about, "The New Model of Retail Real Estate,” which will cover the disruption of traditional models of real estate, the rise of non-brand specific retailers and their business models, and the new era shopping center, among other topics.
On June 6, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present a CLE program to the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York. During the program, Amy will discuss privacy obligations under the laws of New York, California and Europe, how to create a plan to protect confidentiality and trade secrets, implement best practices and the perils of social media.
On June 6, Partner and Chair of Corporate Investigations Practice and Co-Chair of Reputation Management Practice Anthony Dougherty was a panelist at a Conference of Major Superiors of Men event in St. Louis. Anthony spoke before many Catholic religious orders on the statute of limitations on window legislation and insurance coverage issues.
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.
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will speak at Blue Print Surface Design & Print Show on May 21. Amy, along with a panel of distinguished artists and agents, will answer questions regarding the protectability of original works of art and fashion and the copyright registration process. In addition, Amy will provide best practices on protecting your work from being copied on the internet, social media and beyond.
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.
On May 16, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will present at the Legal Marketing Association’s New York Local Group lunch program, “Strategic Networking v. Random Acts of Lunch.” Amy, a frequent speaker and author, will share her personal approach to strategic networking.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin managing partner Alan Tarter, and Commercial Finance partners Ed Farrell and Sherri Lydell recently attended the New York Edge Annual Benefit Luncheon alongside members of the BankUnited team, whose Chief Operating Officer was honored for his support of access to education in underserved communities.
Senior Compliance Administrator Hagit Feder will present a workshop for the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) on compliance with New York State prevailing wage laws at the Westchester County Center on May 14. During the interactive presentation, Hagit will give an overview on prevailing wage laws, certified payroll, timekeeping and posters, among other topics.
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.”
Giuliano Iannaccone, Partner and Chair of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin's International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of Italy practice; and Alex Spizz, Partner and Co-Chair of Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring practice will be attending the 2019 LAW Worldwide Europe, Africa & Middle East Regional Meeting later this week as representatives of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, the New York member firm in LAW.
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.
On April 29, International and Retail chair Giuliano Iannaccone and associate Federica Rigato once again hosted a group of students from Bocconi University, a private university in Milan, Italy, at our office in New York City to learn more about legal opportunities in the United States.
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.
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.