<![CDATA[Tarter Krinsky & Drogin]]> http://tarterkrinsky.com 1800 <![CDATA[Scott Markowitz Retained as Bankruptcy Counsel to the Ad Hoc Committee for NAS Babies in Purdue Pharma Chapter 11]]> Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring co-chair Scott Markowitz has been retained as bankruptcy counsel to the Ad Hoc Committee of NAS Babies in the Purdue Pharma Chapter 11 case pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Since 2012, more than 300,000 babies have been born in the United States with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), which stems from opioid-dependent mothers. NAS is a group of conditions caused when a baby withdraws from opioids when exposed in the womb before birth, and have numerous developmental issues and have to be weaned off of opioids after birth.

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<![CDATA[Law Brief Podcast: Laurie Stanziale and Rich Schoenstein Talk Construction and the Neighbors]]> Construction partner Laurie Stanziale and Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein discuss Construction and the Neighbors in the latest episode of Law Brief, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s podcast series. Laurie and Rich talk about what to do when construction projects require access to neighboring property, negotiating agreements in that regard or, if necessary, resolving related disputes in court.

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<![CDATA[Arrival of Trusts and Estates Partners Robert M. Freedman, Barry Lutzky and Associate Alexis Gruttadauria Featured in Bloomberg Law]]> The recent arrival of Trusts & Estates, Elder Care and Special Needs partners Robert M. Freedman, Barry Lutzky and associate Alexis Gruttadauria was featured in Bloomberg Big Law Business.

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<![CDATA[Christopher Tumulty Featured in Habitat Magazine Interview on Alterations in Self-Managed Buildings]]> Cooperative and Condominium counsel Chris Tumulty was featured in a Habitat Magazine interview in which he discusses alteration agreements in self-managed buildings.

When asked about the challenges of self-managed buildings, Chris highlights, “in a self-managed buildings, it’s the board’s responsibility to make sure alterations are done properly, safely, and in conformance with any requirement the building may have.”

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<![CDATA[Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Expands Trusts & Estates Practice with Addition of Three Lawyer Team]]> Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, a full-service, mid-size law firm announced today that it has expanded its Trusts & Estates practice, continuing its strategic growth and strengthening its client offerings by adding three lawyers. The group handles all aspects of estate and tax planning, as well as estate administration. With the addition of the new lawyers, the capabilities of the Trusts & Estates practice have expanded to include expertise in the representation of the elderly, individuals with disabilities and/or mental illness and their families.

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<![CDATA[Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Construction, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate Practices Named to the 2020 U.S. News Best Law Firms List]]> Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Construction, Labor & Employment and Real Estate practices have once again been recognized by U.S. News in the 2020 Best Law Firms rankings, and the Litigation practice has been newly named to the 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.

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<![CDATA[Law Brief Podcast: David Kleinmann and Rich Schoenstein Discuss New Workforce Mobility Act Bill]]> In this special episode of Law Brief, Non-Competes Are Not So Bad! The Current Law and Why Proposed Legislation in Congress is an Overreaction, Restrictive Covenant co-chair and Labor & Employment partner David Kleinman and Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein discuss the Workforce Mobility Act, a new bill introduced in Congress that would ban the use of non-competes to restrain workers from taking new jobs. Rich and David survey the existing judicial landscape in this area and argue that the overreaching bill fails to make important distinctions that should be considered in evaluating restrictive covenants.

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<![CDATA[Alan Tarter Named to New York Law Journal’s 2019 Distinguished Leaders List]]> Managing Partner Alan Tarter has been named one of the New York Law Journal’s 2019 Distinguished Leaders, an award recognizing extraordinary lawyers demonstrating clear leadership skills who achieved impressive results in the past year.

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<![CDATA[Law Brief Podcast: Charles Miller and Rich Schoenstein Discuss Unveiling the Corporate Veil]]> In the latest episode of Law Brief, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s podcast series, Charles Miller, Litigation partner and Securities and Financial Services Litigation Group co-chair sat down with Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein to discuss Unveiling the Corporate Veil. In this episode, Charles and Rich talk about holding owners of corporations responsible for the corporate wrongs of the corporation, focusing on the essential elements of a successful claim to pierce the corporate veil.

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<![CDATA[Michael Grudberg Featured in Law360 on Twitter Stock Fraudster Suit]]> White Collar and Government Investigations partner Michael Grudberg is featured in Law 360’s article “Investors Denied Cert. Rethink In Twitter Stock Fraudster Suit.” The article discusses the court’s denial of reconsideration regarding plaintiffs’ rejected bid for class certification in a suit against Gregory W. Gray, a convicted promoter of limited partnership offerings of pre-IPO Twitter securities, who was sued by the SEC and served a prison sentence after pleading guilty to securities fraud and lying to the regulator.

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<![CDATA[Law Brief Podcast: Amy Goldsmith and Rich Schoenstein Discuss The Secrets of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information Disclosed]]> Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith joined Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein to discuss trade secrets and disclosing confidential information during a two-episode discussion on Law Brief, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s new podcast series.

In the first of the two-part discussion, The Secrets of Trade Secrets, Amy and Rich talk about identifying and protecting trade secrets and confidential information. This part is focused on statutorily protected trade secrets – what they are and how to keep them private. 

The second episode of the discussion, Confidential Information Disclosed, delves into defining and protecting trade secrets and confidential information, with an emphasis in this part on the latter, broader category, and what steps a company must take to protect its confidential information.

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<![CDATA[Law Brief Podcast: Laurent Drogin and Rich Schoenstein Talk “Deflating the Union Rat”]]> In a recent episode of Law Brief, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s new podcast series, Labor and Employment chair Laurent Drogin joins Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein to talk about Deflating the Union Rat. Laurent and Rich discuss “Scabby” the Union Rat, the use of such protests by unions over the past 30 years and the current implications on labor disputes, picketing and the First Amendment.

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<![CDATA[Robert Heim Quoted in Bloomberg Law on Fidelity Workers’ 401(k) Class Action]]> Litigation and Corporate & Securities partner Robert Heim was quoted in Bloomberg Law’s article, “Fidelity Workers’ 401(k) Class Action Takes Rare Turn.” The article explores the class action targeting the affiliated mutual funds in Fidelity Investments’ 401(k) plan that will be tried before a federal judge with assistance from an advisory jury, which is an unusual decision.

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<![CDATA[Law Brief Podcast: Rich Schoenstein and Mark Rosenberg Discuss Amazon’s Pilot Program for Patent Disputes]]> In the latest episode of Law Brief, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s recently released podcast series, Intellectual Property partner Mark Rosenberg joins Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein to discuss Amazon’s Pilot Program for Patent Disputes. Mark and Rich talk about Amazon’s new pilot program to arbitrate patent disputes involving sellers on its platform, and the potential impact on the sellers, the patent owners and Amazon itself.

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<![CDATA[Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Podcast Series “Law Brief” Featured in Bloomberg Law]]> Bloomberg Law Big Law Business reported on Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s recently released podcast series, “Law Brief.” The series, hosted by Litigation partner and Securities and Financial Services Litigation co-chair Rich Schoenstein, features firm lawyers discussing how current issues in their practice areas affect business.

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<![CDATA[GOAL Spotlight: Wolf Schuchert]]> Labor & Employment paralegal Wolf Schuchert recently rode their bike across the country to raise money and awareness for the affordable housing cause with a nonprofit organization called Bike & Build as part of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s GOAL Program, which stands for Go Out And Learn/Lead. The firm encourages all lawyers and staff to identify a professional goal or learning objective each year, and then supports their plan through providing marketing and human resources support, covering expenses for courses, certifications, registrations and more.

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<![CDATA[Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Launches New Podcast Series on Current Issues in the Law]]> Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the launch of a podcast that will cover cutting-edge and ever-changing legal issues and how they affect our businesses in a practical way. The podcast, called “Law Brief,” is hosted by Litigation partner Rich Schoenstein, and features other Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers who will highlight current issues in their practice areas.

Law Brief provides short discussions of current legal issues of interest, designed for non-experts on the go. The conversations are informal but informative, short but deep, and intended to expose all sides of the issues.

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<![CDATA[What Employers Need to Know About New York State Sexual Harassment Training – Completion Date October 9, 2019]]> As reported in New York State Division of Human Rights Releases Drafts of Long-Awaited Sexual Harassment Training Requirements, Policy and Complaint Form and The Other Shoe Drops: New York City Commission on Human Rights Publishes FAQs on Sexual Harassment Training, employers must provide sexual harassment training to all of their employees. The deadline for training is October 9, 2019.

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<![CDATA[Mark Rosenberg Featured in Forbes Article on Amazon’s New Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation Process]]> Mark Rosenberg, Intellectual Property partner and co-chair of the firm’s Reputation Management practice, was featured in the Forbes article, “Amazon’s New ‘Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation’ Process Stops Bogus IP Claims.”

The article noted that Mark has represented several parties in Amazon’s new Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation program, which seeks to resolve the issue whereby a utility patent owner and accused seller on Amazon can have their case investigated by a neutral third-party evaluator with expertise in law and utility patents. Mark noted that “not only is the current litigation option expensive, there is a high likelihood that the patent owner will file a counterclaim for infringement and damages based on the sales of the accused product.”

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<![CDATA[Mark Rosenberg Quoted in Law360 on Judge’s Order in Favor of Firm Client]]> Mark Rosenberg, Intellectual Property partner and co-chair of the firm’s Reputation Management practice, was quoted in Law360’s article, “Judge Sanctions Atty For Disrupting Deposition In TM Case.” The article details U.S. Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang’s decision awarding sanctions against The Fashion Exchange LLP and its attorney based on the attorney’s interference with the taking of the Rule 30(b)(6) deposition of The Fashion Exchange in a trademark infringement case that it brought. The court ordered that The Fashion Exchange and its attorney jointly and severally pay half the costs and fees that Tarter Krinsky & Drogin client Hybrid Promotions LLC incurred in connection with taking the Rule 30(b)(6) deposition and the motion for sanctions.

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