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.
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.
On September 13, Construction chair David Pfeffer will once again moderate a panel at the Commercial Observer’s 2nd Annual Healthcare Construction Forum at The CUNY Graduate Center. David’s panel will feature a discussion on, "Master Planning and Healthcare Development Key Expansions in NYC."
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Director of Business Development and Marketing Stefanie Marrone and Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will co-present a case study discussion on "Client Centricity: How to Capitalize on Every Client Touchpoint to Increase Satisfaction, Loyalty and Drive Business Development,” at the GroPro 20/20 Conference on June 13.
TKD once again proudly supports the 2nd Annual MetaBash on May 23. All proceeds from this event will go to METAvivor, an organization that exclusively raises awareness, funds research and provides support to those living with metastatic breast cancer. The event is organized by TKD Intellectual Property counsel Aasheesh Shravah and his wife Dee Lakhani Shravah, who is battling stage IV metastatic breast cancer, in celebration of Dee's birthday. 150 people attended last year’s event, which raised more than $30,000.
On May 15, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Labor & Employment Chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann will co-present a breakfast CLE program for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The program, titled, "You Make the Call,” is designed to provide attendees with real-world examples of complex, evolving employment issues and discuss the practical application of labor and employment law.
On May 14, Giuliano Iannaccone, Chair of the International and Retail Practice Groups, will be a featured speaker at the Luxury Law Summit’s New Luxury: The Masterclass for Fast Growth Luxury Companies – The Luxpreneurs seminar, which will be held in London. Giuliano will speak about, "The American Dream: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities for Luxury Companies in the USA.”
On May 14, Construction chair David Pfeffer will moderate a panel discussion at the Commercial Observer’s 2nd Annual Higher Education Construction Forum, a half-day conference on the future of higher education development in the New York Metropolitan region. David and his fellow panelists, who are leaders in the higher ed development field, will discuss, "Managing Higher Education’s Capital Programs, Development and Large Scale Renovations."
Cooperative and Condominium practice chair Steve Troup was a featured panelist at REBNY’s NYC Commercial Real Estate Course on April 23. Steve spoke on co-op board representation and shared behind-the-scenes advice that attorneys give boards about purchasing in trusts, parental assistance, access agreements and maintenance in escrow.
Intellectual Property practice co-chair Amy Goldsmith and Intellectual Property practice partner Alan Tenenbaum will present “Anatomy of Discovery in Patent Litigation” for Lawline. The webinar will address the anatomy of discovery in enforcement and defense of claims involving design and utility patents.
Managing partner Alan Tarter and Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz will attend the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Americas Regional Meeting in Costa Rica on April 12-14 as delegates of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin.
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will be teaching a National Law Institute CLE program titled, “Welcome to the Neighborhood: The Importance of Getting to Know Your Neighbors When Doing Construction.” She will discuss how vital it is to understand and address support, protection and interaction between your new or reconstructed building and that of your neighbors to avoid delays in your project.
Intellectual Property counsel Aasheesh Shravah will be hosting a panel at the 2018 ASD Market Week in Las Vegas, “Intellectual Property Issues For Small/Middle Market Businesses.” Aasheesh will be discussing IP issues relating to businesses that sell consumer products in the U.S. and manufacture products in China or the United States, how to prevent your products from being copied, what copying the law permits and issues related to IP indemnification coverage.
On March 12, Intellectual Property counsel Nels Lippert moderated the “Bridging the Gap: Company Expectations vs. IP Realities” panel at BPIP’s 6th Annual Conference in Tel Aviv. Nels’ panel addressed the various options in the division of labor between intellectual property managers, outsourced counsel and company personnel.
Construction associate Sean Scuderi is once again serving on the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s Guess-A-Sketch event on Friday, March 9. Guess-A-Sketch is an evening where architects, architecture enthusiasts and young professionals gather for an architecture-themed, pictionary-style tournament. Honoree sketchers draw iconic buildings as battling teams guess to win the Guess-A-Sketch trophy. All funds raised support the Center for Architecture’s K-12 design education programming for schools, youth and families.
On February 26, Tax partner Andrew Ben-Ami will be a featured speaker at Vistage’s Breakfast Forum for CEOs on the Tax Cuts & Job Act. The panel, exclusive to Vistage members and qualified guests, will discuss the impact of tax cuts and the Jobs Act on CEOs and their businesses.
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will be a featured panelist at the 7th annual Real Estate Women’s Forum (known as REWF), an event designed to connect, educate and advance and highlight the accomplishments of female leaders in the real estate industry. Laurie will moderate a panel titled, "Supercity Status: Trends that Will Dictate Design in New Developments & Redevelopments."