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  • Amy Goldsmith Quoted in Pacer Monitor on Music Copyright Suit
    December 4, 2018

    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. 

  • Patrick Kilduff Featured in Billboard Insider Article on 2018 Outdoor Advertising Association of America Legal Seminar
    November 21, 2018

    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. 

  • Alex Spizz Featured in Law360 on Win in Ongoing Ampal-American Israel Corporation Suit
    November 15, 2018

    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 & Drogin Ranks Among Top Firms in the 2018 Good2bSocial/Legal Marketing Association Law Firm Digital Marketing Survey
    November 13, 2018

    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 Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Construction Practices Recognized by 2019 U.S. News Best Law Firms
    November 1, 2018

    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. 

  • Jonathan Temchin Featured in Habitat Magazine’s Legal Game Changers for Boards Series
    October 30, 2018

    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. 

  • Alex Spizz Quoted on Ampal Deal in Calcalist at Bondholders’ Meeting in Tel Aviv
    October 24, 2018

    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.” 

  • Why Work at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin? Meet Debra Bodian Bernstein
    September 19, 2018

    Debra Bodian Bernstein is a counsel in Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Litigation Department. Learn more about what she enjoys most about working at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin. 

  • David Pfeffer Featured in Commercial Observer Article on 2nd Annual Healthcare Construction Forum
    September 18, 2018

    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 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Lawyers Named to 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
    September 13, 2018

    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. 

  • Giuliano Iannaccone Featured in Am Law Mid-Market Report Article on Mid-Size Firms with International Practices
    September 7, 2018

    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. 

  • Laurie Stanziale Quoted in The Real Deal on the Turning Point in the Battle Over Union and Nonunion Labor in New York
    September 1, 2018

    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. 

  • Savvy Ladies Mentioned in Article on Investing Resources for Women; Amy Goldsmith Is Longest Serving Board Member
    August 28, 2018

    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. 

  • Three Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Lawyers Named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America List
    August 15, 2018

    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. 

  • Why Work at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin? Meet Georgia Adelson
    August 7, 2018

    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. 

  • Why Work at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin? Meet Our 2018 Summer Legal Interns
    August 1, 2018

    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. 

  • Why Work at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin? Meet Bill Weisner
    July 31, 2018

    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. 

  • Why Work at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin? Meet Sean Scuderi
    July 23, 2018

    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. 

  • Why Work at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin? Meet Stefanie Marrone
    July 20, 2018

    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. 

  • David Pfeffer Quoted in Real Estate Law360’s NY Real Estate Legislation to Watch in the 2nd Half of 2018 Feature
    July 19, 2018

    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. 

  • Richard Williamson to Speak at New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Winning Cases in Federal Court Program
    July 12, 2018

    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 Joins Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Litigation Practice
    July 11, 2018

    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 Expands Litigation and Corporate Practices with Addition of Five Lawyer Team
    July 11, 2018

    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. 

  • Anthony Dougherty Quoted in Real Estate Weekly on Landlord Defamation Case
    July 10, 2018

    Litigation partner Anthony Dougherty, who is also head of the Corporate Investigations practice, was quoted in Real Estate Weekly’s article "Landlords Sue Tenant Champion for Calling them Crooks." 

  • David Pfeffer Quoted in Real Estate Law360 Cases to Watch in the 2nd Half of 2018
    July 5, 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. 

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