Construction partner Laurie Stanziale was appointed vice chair of the of CREW New York Program Committee. Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) New York is dedicated to the advancement of professional women in commercial real estate through networking, education and leadership development.
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith was interviewed by Vistage regarding her practice and her membership in the organization. Vistage is a leading advisory and executive coaching organization for CEOs, business owners and leaders.
Immigration partner Roxanne Levine was quoted in a New York Times article titled, "Under Trump, Wall of Red Tape Hinders Legal Immigration,” which explores the implications of the tightening of U.S. immigration policies under the Trump administration, particularly with respect to requests for evidence in the L-1 and H-1B visa programs.
Construction practice chair David Pfeffer was quoted in a Real Estate Weekly article, "U.S. Opioid Crisis Putting Focus on Construction Sector Drug Testing.” The article explores the issue of adding mandatory drug testing to the NYC Council’s construction safety bill as part of improved training standards for construction workers, but this remains a tension point between organized labor and merit shop workers.
Labor and Employment chair Laurent Drogin was quoted in “Scrutiny of Wage Settlements Reshapes Litigation Strategy” for Bloomberg Law. In the article, Laurent addressed greater scrutiny by courts when parties reach a settlement in Fair Labor Standards Act cases.
Bloomberg Big Law Business featured Tarter Krinsky & Drogin in a feature story, "Improv, Golf Lessons All in a Day’s Work at This Firm.” The article highlighted TKD’s GOAL (Go Out Learn and Lead) Program, which encourages and sponsors employees to undertake a professional development goal or learning objective each year to enhance their skills. The article noted that TKD is unique in that in provides the GOAL opportunity to every employee annually, both lawyers and staff, which are hallmarks of TKD’s inclusive and supportive culture.
Labor & Employment chair Laurent Drogin was recently quoted in an Associated Press article, which was featured in the Washington Post, among other media outlets. In the article, Laurent addressed why companies are taking fast, decisive action against employees, no matter how "high profile" or important to an organization they may be, when accusations related to sexual misconduct are made.
On behalf of everyone at TKD, we would like to wish our clients and friends a Happy Thanksgiving. The holiday season is the perfect time to share with you a collection of our own favorite recipes by our lawyers and staff. We hope you enjoy them!
Globest.com noted the arrival of Karen Schwimmer to the firm in its Northeast Middle Market Digest. The article notes that Karen joined the firm as an associate in the Real Estate practice and that she represents owners, operators and developers in the acquisition, financing, leasing, development and disposition of property.
Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring partner Rocco Cavaliere has been selected to serve on the Expert Panel of the Lexis Practice Advisor, a resource for attorneys and in-house counsel. In this role, Rocco will contribute first-hand knowledge and perspectives regarding the current legal environment and trends in the bankruptcy field.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the arrival of Karen Schwimmer as an associate in the Real Estate practice as we continue to grow to meet client needs. Karen represents owners, operators and developers in the acquisition, financing, leasing, development and disposition of property. She also assists lenders with commercial real estate loan transactions, and cooperative and condominium boards with governance issues.
Construction chair David Pfeffer was recently quoted in a Commercial Observer article, "Putting on Developers’ Hard Hats, Private Equity Managers Break Risky New Ground.” The article discusses the increase in real estate private equity funds that are making ground-up development a prominent part of their business strategy.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Construction, Real Estate and Labor and Employment practices have been named to the 2018 U.S. News Best Law Firms list. The U.S. News Best Law Firms rankings are based on an evaluation process which includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review and review of information submitted by law firms in the formal submission process.
Several notable Brooklyn development projects have one thing in common – middle-market, full-service law firm Tarter Krinsky & Drogin has helped the principals avoid various legal potholes and set the projects on the road to completion. The firm’s top-ranked Construction practice partners with clients on some of the most significant development projects in New York and elsewhere across the United States.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin continues to strategically grow its practices to meet the growing needs of its clients. Michael E. Camporeale joined the firm as an associate in the Construction and Real Estate practices, and Tara McDevitt and Sean Scuderi joined the firm as associates in the Construction practice.
TKD Managing Partner Alan Tarter was recently featured in an article, “The Cost Variable: How a New York City-Based Law Firm Keeps its Costs Under Control,” which appeared in Disruptive Cost Savings magazine, a guide to forward-thinking frugality for small- and mid-size businesses. In the article, Alan discussed some of the innovative cost-saving strategies implemented by TKD, which speaks to the firm's value proposition.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin announced today that Kevin Groarke has joined the firm as a partner in its Real Estate practice. His arrival bolsters the firm’s core strengths in complex real estate transactions for domestic and international clients.
Lisette Clark has joined the firm as the Director of Human Resources. In her new role, she will oversee the Human Resources Department as well as benefits administration, payroll, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding and off-boarding, policy implementation, recruitment and retention, and compliance.
Stefanie Marrone, TKD’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, was recently featured in a Good2bSocial podcast on the opportunities and challenges marketing professionals face at small- and mid-size law firms.
This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
Leaders in the Law recently featured two of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s recent high-profile construction matters in a recent article, "Tarter Krinsky’s Construction Practice Leads Cultural Revivals in Brooklyn and Queens.” The highlighted matters reinforce the firm’s focus on advising the development community behind the latest hotel, residential, retail and arts projects in cutting-edge New York City neighborhoods.