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Robin S Abramowitz present program entitled “Neutralizing the Litigator Mentality in Arbitration and Mediation” at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution

Robin S Abramowitz, a partner in and co-chair of the Firm’s Litigation practice group, along with Lisa Renee Pomerantz, Esq., presented the program “Neutralizing the Litigator Mentality in Arbitration and Mediation” at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution held in Baltimore, Maryland.

William Gartland and Christina Rosas Serve as Instructors for Fall 2016 “Foundational Lawyering Skills” Course at Hofstra School of Law

William Gartland, a partner in the Firm’s Business and Corporate Law Practice Group, and Christina Rosas, counsel in the Firm’s Trusts and Estates and Commercial Real Estate Practice Groups, served as instructors for a course entitled “Foundational Lawyering Skills” offered at Hofstra School of Law as part of its Fall 2016 curriculum. The course was designed to introduce law students to a cross-cutting theme of practice skills, including investigation and analysis of facts, the various stages of lawyering, either in the litigation or transactional context, client interviewing, client counseling and negotiation. Mr. Gartland and Ms. Rosas provided assessment and feedback during eight two-hour small group skills labs, and observed and critiqued student performances in mock interviews, counseling sessions and negotiations.

David Lazer Named to the “Ones to Watch” in the Long Island Business News

David Lazer of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group named as one of the “Ones to Watch” in the field of law in the September 12, 2016 edition of the Long Island Business News. Mr. Lazer has been an active trial and appellate lawyer for more than three decades, conducting more than 70 trials to verdict. He is the co-founder of Melville-based Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, and co-chairs the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He has litigated cases concerning a variety of commercial matters, including shareholder claims, partnership disputes, breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, real estate and estate litigation. In addition to his trial and appellate work, he has represented clients in numerous arbitrations and has participated in mediations on behalf of clients.

William Gartland, a partner in the Firm’s Corporate and Business Practice Group, represented U.S. Nonwovens Corp. in the Acquisition of Old Williamsburgh Candle Corp.

William Gartland, a partner in the Firm’s Corporate and Business practice group, represented U.S. Nonwovens Corp., a privately held manufacturer, in the acquisition of Old Williamsburgh Candle Corp. USN is a producer of laundry detergents, wet and dry wipes such as baby wipes, cosmetic wipes, OTC hemorrhoid wipes, adult incontinence products, floor wipes, disinfecting wipes, EPA and non-EPA cleaners, soap pads, sponges, magic erasers, dryer sheets, as well as the owner of the following Brands: Ajax Laundry®, Dynamo®, Fab®, FinalTouch®, and FreshStart®.
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