On November 7, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a panel at the Commercial Observer's Breaking the Glass Ceiling Conference. Laurie’s panel, “Creating the Next Generation of Women in Construction & Design” will feature executives from leading construction and development firms, including Gilbane, Hines, Kushner, Turner and HOK.
Construction chair David Pfeffer will be a featured speaker at Bisnow's National Healthcare East Conference where he will discuss healthcare design and construction with co-panelists from Weill Cornell Medical College, Columbia University Medical Center, Talisen Construction, Gilbane Building Co.
Managing partner Alan Tarter and partner Alex Spizz recently attended the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Annual General Meeting as delegates of TKD in Miami. 85 of the 100 LAW member firms were in attendance represented by 125 attorneys.
On October 19, Construction chair David Pfeffer will moderate a panel at Bisnow’s annual Brooklyn State of the Market Event. The program will cover the future of construction and development in Brooklyn. This event brings together the top real estate figures in one of the nation's hottest and fastest growing markets. David has been a frequent speaker at various industry events focused on the state of development in Brooklyn stemming from his strong experience partnering with clients on some of the most significant construction and development projects in the borough.
Managing partner Alan Tarter and partner Alex Spizz are attending the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Annual General Meeting as delegates of TKD this week in Miami. LAW is a global association of 100 independent law firms located in more than 50 countries.
On October 13, Stefanie Marrone, TKD’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, presented at her alma mater Columbia University at a career development workshop for students enrolled in Columbia’s master’s degree program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. Stefanie spoke about how to effectively use social media to build a powerful professional network and career. She also provided strategies and tactics on how to build a strong professional brand along with tips for in-person and online networking.
Richard Schoenstein will be a featured speaker at the Lawline webinar, “Securities Litigation: What You Need to Know About a Rising Tide and an Active Bench.” The webinar will address trends in the filing of securities class actions and will review legal developments impacting securities litigation.
On October 4, Employment Litigation partner Richard Schoenstein will serve as a panelist for the Strafford CLE webinar, "Proving Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fiduciary Duty: Pursuing Lost Profits, Clawback Compensation, Inducement Payments, Loss of Good Will and Other Damages.”
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith and Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will present, “Architectural Works: Whose Line, Drawing or Plan is it Anyway?" for the National Law Institute (NLI).
Trusts and Estates counsel Jeffrey Lowin will be a featured panelist at the UJA Federation’s Sidney Kess New York Estate Tax and Financial Planning Conference. Jeffrey’s session, “Estate Administration: An Updated Checklist of Tasks and Deadlines,” will address essential acts and deadlines in the administration of a decedent’s estate.
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a panel discussion at the RealInsight Emerging Trends Summit: Disruption, Innovation & Technology in Real Estate on September 26. Laurie and her panelists, who include representatives from leading developers in New York City will explore emerging trends in real estate innovation, and will look at how tools such as augmented/virtual reality, artificial intelligence, drones and smart building tech are impacting the real estate industry and ultimately, the design and construction process.
On September 12, Labor & Employment co-chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann will co-present a breakfast CLE program on "The Nightmare Employee: Understanding, Managing and Successfully Exiting the Problem Employee” for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).
On August 15, Employment Litigation partner Richard Schoenstein will serve as a panelist for the CLE webinar, “Non-Compete Agreement Litigation Strategies: Leveraging Trial Techniques, Identifying Causes of Action, Preparing for Defense Theories and Counterclaims” for Strafford. For more information or to register, click here.
Employment Litigation partner Richard Schoenstein will be a panelist for The Knowledge Group’s webinar, “Restrictive Covenants and Non-Compete Agreements: Trends, Updates and Developments Explored.” The program will review legislative trends and court decisions involving restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements.
Tax partner Andrew Ben-Ami will be a panelist for “The Art of Tax” session at KPMG LLP’s 2017 Financial Services Tax Conference. Attendees will learn about updates on New York City unincorporated business tax. The session will also address New York State and City tax developments and sales tax issues.
On June 28, Firm Administrator Tanya Duprey spoke at the Association of Legal Administrators New York City (ALANYC) Chapter event on “Avoiding the Cyber Clutter: A Practical Guide to Cybersecurity.” Tanya and her co-panelists discussed today’s great cyber challenges for law firms, including the regulatory landscape, the top cyber threats facing law firms – rogue employees, unaware employees and the “Wanna Cry” virus – and financial impacts of cybersecurity.
On June 20, Intellectual Property chair Amy Goldsmith and Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will present a CLE program, “Architectural Works: Whose Line, Drawing or Plan is it Anyway?" for the National Law Institute (NLI). The program will explore the law of copyrights as it applies to an architect’s work product as well as owner-architect agreements and instruments of service for the parties to set forth their respective rights and obligations to one another. The program is based on a two-part article that Amy and Laurie wrote for Law360 on the same topic.
On June 15, Labor & Employment co-chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann will present a program titled, “Proactive Planning and Reactive Responses When Key Employees Join the Competition” for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)’s New York City Chapter full-day CLE for in-house counsel. Laurent and David’s session will educate New York employers on how they can protect themselves in this era of employee and information mobility by providing proactive strategies and reactive responses to some of the most important issues facing companies today.
On June 14, International and Retail Practice Group chair Giuliano Iannaccone will be a featured panelist at a Luxury Marketing Council event at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. At the program, Giuliano will discuss key legal issues facing the luxury retail sector and how 2017 is shaping up in terms of regulations for the area. Giuliano will also offer his thoughts on the implications of potential legal challenges for companies who do business in the fashion and luxury goods market.
On May 16, Labor and Employment partner Rich Steer and Immigration partner Roxanne Levine presented a breakfast program with the New York Staffing Association on "The Risky New World of Onboarding and How to Protect Yourself."
On May 18, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith presented a Lawline CLE program titled, “Marketing Through Celebrities Update: Publicity Rights, Product Placement and Endorsement.” She discussed how, for decades, the names, likenesses, images and voices of celebrities have been used for marketing purposes.