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.
On May 18, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale and Tarter Krinsky & Drogin hosted the Commercial Real Estate Women of NY (CREW) for an installment of its "CREW Coffee" networking series at our office. Laurie is an active member of CREW, which is dedicated to building a network of professionals committed to the advancement of women in commercial real estate.
On May 16, Labor & Employment partner Richard Steer and Immigration partner Roxanne Levine will present a breakfast workshop program with the New York Staffing Association on "The Risky New World of Onboarding and How to Protect Yourself."
On April 25, International and Retail Practice Group chair Giuliano Iannaccone and associate Federica Rigato participated in a Confindustria Udine event for Italian entrepreneurs interested in expanding and conducting their businesses in the United States.
On April 24, International and Retail Practice Group chair Giuliano Iannaccone and associate Federica Rigato met with a group of law students from Bocconi University at our offices in New York City to learn more about the U.S. legal sector. Giuliano and Federica, who are both originally from Italy, discussed their personal experiences building their careers in the United States and offered the students helpful advice in pursuing an international career and opportunities working in the United States.
On April 20, Labor & Employment co-chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann will co-present a breakfast CLE program on “Navigating the Employment Law Minefield: Avoiding Mistakes That Will Keep You Awake” for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The program will address common employment law mistakes and how to avoid or remedy them.
On March 16, Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith will co-present a CLE program titled, “The Discovery Dialog System: Effective Communications with Prospects and Clients” for the Solo and Small Firm Committee of the New York Women’s Bar Association.
On March 6, lawyers in our Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Group attended the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Gala Awards Dinner, which celebrates the largest and most prestigious moot court competition in the country.
On February 21, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will present a National Law Institute CLE program titled, “Welcome to the Neighborhood: The Importance of Getting to Know Your Neighbors When Doing Construction.”
Construction Group partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a panel of leaders in the construction field that will explore the outlook for redevelopment of existing buildings as well as best practices in the redevelopment and reconstruction of these structures.