On October 4, Employment Litigation partner Richard Schoenstein will serve as a panelist for the Strafford CLE webinar, "Proving Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fiduciary Duty: Pursuing Lost Profits, Clawback Compensation, Inducement Payments, Loss of Good Will and Other Damages.”
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a panel discussion at the RealInsight Emerging Trends Summit: Disruption, Innovation & Technology in Real Estate on September 26. Laurie and her panelists, who include representatives from leading developers in New York City will explore emerging trends in real estate innovation, and will look at how tools such as augmented/virtual reality, artificial intelligence, drones and smart building tech are impacting the real estate industry and ultimately, the design and construction process.
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, Director of Business Development and Marketing Stefanie Marrone will be a featured panelist at a Legal Marketing Association Webinar on “Essential Writing Skills for Maximum Social Media Engagement.” The webinar will explore how marketing professionals can put their creative writing skills to use for a variety of social media platforms and highlight what kinds of content law firms should be writing and why.
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 17, Stefanie Marrone, TKD’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, was invited to be part of a panel of judges at the Legal Marketing Association’s 2017 P3 Conference in Chicago. The judges were tasked with reviewing group client value projects completed by conference attendees.
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 26, Director of Business Development and Marketing Stefanie Marrone taught a course on best practices in social media and professional branding to 65 law students visiting from the Universidad de Navarra.
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.