William Gartland, a partner in the Firm’s Corporate and Business practice group, represented a privately held global apparel manufacturer in the acquisition of a private label apparel company designing/selling women’s and juniors’ sleepwear, leisurewear, robes, daywear and innerwear for brands including Disney®, Nickelodeon®, Warner Bros®, Harry Potter®, Star Wars® and others.
Giuseppe Franzella of the Firm’s Litigation practice group has been appointed as the President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association’s Eastern District of New York Chapter. The EDNY Chapter has been serving federal practitioners of Long Island and the New York City Metropolitan Area since February 2007 and holds CLE programs, activities and social events to... Read More
Robin S. Abramowitz of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group successfully settled with the Town Assessor after filing a petition to strike from the client’s tax bill over $12,000 of real estate taxes re-levied based on the loss of the Veteran’s exemption. The re-levy of taxes was retroactively applied by the Town for more than the... Read More
In its landmark decision, Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that employers can enforce a provision in their employment contracts requiring that employees arbitrate their disputes with the employer individually, rather than collectively through a joint legal proceeding. In its decision, the Court addressed a supposed conflict between the Federal Arbitration... Read More