Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith was quoted in Pacer Monitor’s article, “Nicki Minaj Copyright Suit Asks Federal Court to Weigh Inspiration vs Infringement.” The article discusses the recent lawsuit between singer-songwriters Tracy Chapman and Nicki Minaj wherein Chapman alleges Minaj employed the lyrics from her 1988 single “Baby Can I Hold You” after Minaj’s licensing request was denied. At the core of the litigation is whether being inspired by Chapman’s art is an actual infringement on the part of Minaj.
Compliance/Administrative Law and Outdoor Advertising chair Patrick Kilduff was featured in a Billboard Insider article that covered the panel he hosted at the 2018 Outdoor Advertising Association of America Legal Seminar.
On November 15, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz was featured in a Law360 article, "$150M Ch. 7 Deal To Free Ampal From Egypt Gas Row OK'd,” on his recent agreement to settle ongoing international arbitration proceedings involving Ampal-American Israel Corporation, a holding company that primarily acquires interests in Israel-related businesses and owns shares in the East Mediterranean Gas Company (EMG) and the Egyptian Government.
Tarter Krinsky and Drogin ranked among the top five firms in the country that excel in digital marketing efforts in the 2018 Law Firm Digital Marketing Survey. The survey, jointly conducted by Good2bSocial and the Legal Marketing Association, was designed to discover trends and best practices in law firms’ use of digital marketing and social media.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Construction, Real Estate and Labor and Employment practices have once again been named to the 2019 U.S. News Best Law Firms list. The U.S. News Best Law Firms rankings are based on an extensive evaluation process, which includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review and review of information submitted by law firms.
Litigation associate Jonathan Temchin recently participated in Habitat magazine’s Legal Game Changers for Boards video series where professionals in key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise.
Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Alex Spizz was featured in Calcalist, an Israeli daily newspaper, on his client Ampal’s debt settlement. At the company’s bondholders’ meeting in Tel Aviv, Alex stated, “Ampal will receive $173 million which should result in bondholders receiving at least 50 cents on every dollar of debt.”
Construction chair David Pfeffer was featured in a Commercial Observer article that covered its 2nd Annual Healthcare Construction Forum, a half-day conference that explored the current national and regional healthcare issues in construction markets.
Thirty lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
International and Retail Group Chair, and Italy practice Co-Chair Giuliano Iannaccone was featured in an Am Law Mid-Market Report article, "A Broad Path For Midsize Firms Making it Abroad.” The article focused on how some mid-size firms are serving their international client base.
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale was quoted in September 1 The Real Deal article, "The Construction Unions at a Crossroads,” which explored the growing shift of New York developers to using nonunion, open-shop labor in favor of union labor on their major construction projects.
In a Bankrate article on investing resources for women in honor of Women’s Equality Day on August 26 noting that many women are still being paid less than men, Savvy Ladies, a nonprofit organization that provides personal finance education and resources for women to inspire them to plan for the future, was noted as having helped more than 15,000 women with financial resources. IP co-chair Amy Goldsmith currently serves on the board of Savvy Ladies and is the longest-serving member of the nonprofit’s board.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce that three of its lawyers have been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. Richard Steer (Litigation - Labor and Employment), Alan Tarter (Real Estate Law) and Richard Williamson (Commercial Litigation) have each once again been recognized in the guide in their respective practice categories.
Georgia Adelson is senior business development and marketing coordinator at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. She works with the marketing team and lawyers to develop and enhance the firm’s brand through business development, marketing, social media and graphic design strategies and tactics.
This summer, we are lucky enough to have three law school interns with us, Sarah Binstok, Amanda Glenz and Heather Hulkower. Hear more about their summer experiences and why they chose to join Tarter Krinsky & Drogin.
Bill Weisner is a partner and the chair of the Real Estate practice at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. With more than 25 years of experience representing a wide range of commercial real estate matters for lenders, developers, investors, landlords and tenants nationwide, as well as not-for-profit entities, his practice encompasses a wide array of financings, workouts and restructurings, leases, partnerships and joint ventures, and development projects. Bill has worked at the full range of law firms - Big Law, small law and mid-size law, and he says he finds mid-size firms - particularly Tarter Krinsky & Drogin - to be the right place for him. Read on to find out why.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is the kind of firm where you can carve your own path as a lawyer, share ideas and to contribute your talents as part of a collaborative team. Each day creates opportunities to learn and to make an impact. The lawyers who came to our firm often tell us that they were looking for the next challenge in their legal careers and to be part of a team environment. An entrepreneurial, growing mid-size firm with a close-knit culture like Tarter Krinsky & Drogin can be just the right kind of change that you may be seeking. Take a look at Sean Scuderi’s story.
There are ample opportunities for professional development and growth at a mid-size firm like Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. Many of our employees have come from the Big Law world and have flourished in our smaller, entrepreneurial work environment that really encourages and supports our people to be their best professional selves and to pursue what is important to them. One example of this is Stefanie Marrone, our Director of Business Development and Marketing. Before joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin nearly two years ago, Stefanie worked at five of the most prominent law firms in the world. In joining us, she sought a work environment that was close-knit, innovative and unique. Here is her her story.
Construction Group chair David Pfeffer was quoted in Real Estate Law360’s feature, "NY Real Estate Legislation to Watch in the 2nd Half Of 2018." The article highlights areas of legislation and regulation that top New York real estate lawyers will be keeping a close watch on in the second half of the year. David is quoted in two areas: the rezoning of Gowanus and the potential impact of imminent legislation to regulate short-term rentals.
On July 12, litigation partner Richard Williamson will be a featured speaker at the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Winning Cases in Federal Court program. Richard will join a panel of veteran litigators and trial lawyers to explore the latest issues involved in federal court practice.
Darnell Stanislaus recently joined Tarter Krinsky & Drogin as a senior associate in the Litigation practice. He provides counsel on broad array of complex litigation matters, including securities, environmental, employment, antitrust and shareholder derivative actions.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, a full-service, mid-size law firm announced today that it has expanded its Litigation and Corporate and Securities practices, continuing its strategic growth and strengthening its client offerings by adding five lawyers from the prominent litigation boutique Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP, which dissolved as of June 30, 2018.
Construction Group chair David Pfeffer was quoted in Real Estate Law360’s feature, Real Estate Cases to Watch in the 2nd Half of 2018. In the article, David weighed in on the implications of the $76 million judgment against construction contractor Navillus Tile for its improper use of non-union labor.