As a community and a nation, we come together in times of crisis. Ironically, when it comes to COVID-19, our unification is best done in a metaphorical rather than literal sense. In that spirit of unity, I ask that everyone ...Read More »
These days the online world matters just as much as the offline world when it comes to conducting business. The Yellow Pages have been replaced by Google and apps, just as restaurant and movie reviews in newspapers have now been ...Read More »
Last week, we lost a hometown hero and legal legend — U.S. District Judge Michael Telesca. It is hard to find a lawyer in Rochester who does not have a story about how Judge Telesca said or did something kind ...Read More »
Currently, the only states in the U.S. that do not allow surrogacy in any form are New York and Michigan. Paid surrogacy in New York is currently punishable with a fine and unpaid surrogacy agreements are unenforceable. Legislation incorporated into ...Read More »
In April 2019, a federal jury found seven defendants associated with the Forest Park Medical Center (FPMC) in Dallas guilty on charges of conspiring to pay or receive health care bribes. The defendants in United States v. Beauchamp were convicted ...Read More »
The Inclusive Office: Representations of diversity in media are problematic, and that causes real problems
In the limited run of “The Inclusive Office,” I’ve already twice encouraged consuming diverse media — watching TV and movies made by and starring people different from you, listening to podcasts hosted by people different from you, reading fiction made ...Read More »
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals holds that absent a formal reasonable accommodation request, an employer is not always expected to assume that a disabled employee needs workplace accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act. This is the first time the Court ...Read More »
Faster, easier and cost-effective — those are the promises that technology makes in both our personal and our professional lives. In the realm of commercial real estate transactions, the promise of faster, easier and cost-effective would appeal to all parties, ...
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A construction company submitted a bid to serve as the general contractor for a public/private historic redevelopment project. After being told by the developer that it was the successful bidder, over the next several months the construction company participated in ...
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