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Jun 1, 2015

Some Damon Morey attorneys jump to Harris Beach

Harris Beach PLLC is expanding its statewide health care practice with the addition of four partners, all formerly with the Buffalo law firm Damon Morey LLP. The new partners are Julie M. Bargnesi, Patrick B. Curran, Amy Archer Flaherty and Meghann N. Roehl, who are all noted for their medical malpractice defense and representation of […]

Dec 30, 2014

Attorneys secure $7.7M asbestos verdict

Amber R. Long and Keith W. Binder, associates with Levy Konigsberg LLP, made history Dec. 19 when a Syracuse jury awarded $7.7 million to the family of a deceased bus driver from the Onondaga County town of Manlius. The verdict, according to a release, is recognized as the largest in Syracuse history for a mesothelioma […]

Jul 23, 2014

Attorneys join Young Professionals Board

Jayla Burton, associate attorney with Adams Bell Adams P.C.; Bryan Steed, an intern with the Appellate Division Law Library; and Lindsey Zullo, an attorney with Harris Beach PLLC, are among the nearly two dozen people who have joined the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s Young Professionals Board. Burton will serve as vice president. […]

May 12, 2014

Godzilla proves even giant monsters need lawyers

He spews radioactive fire, razes cities and pummels creatures from Earth and beyond, but even Godzilla needs a good lawyer sometimes. After all, you don’t survive 60 years in the movie business without taking some fights to court. For decades, attorneys acting on behalf of Godzilla’s owners, Tokyo-based Toho Co. Ltd., have amassed a string […]

May 5, 2014

Big screen changes lives of extras – for the better

Look, there — standing next to the Crossroads Building, just before the armored car comes barreling down the street into view — an image of attorney Avik Ganguly flashes by the big screen. At least Ganguly is convinced it’s him. Portraying a businessman, Ganguly, who is an attorney with the law offices of Ganguly Brothers, […]

May 5, 2014

HESC announces funds for legal loan forgiveness

Attorneys who wish to continue in public service as a prosecuting attorney or public defender can receive help with their student loan debt from New York state. The Higher Education Services Corporation announces $2.43 million available in loan forgiveness funding through the New York State District Attorney and Indigent Legal Services Attorney Loan Program, offered […]

Apr 7, 2014

NYSBA attorneys compete for foosball cup

As the NCAA tournament winds down, New York state lawyers have gone retro, turning to foosball and pinball. About 50 signed up for the first New York State Bar Association foosball and pinball tournament, hosted Wednesday by association President David M. Schraver at the Rochester offices of Nixon Peabody LLP. “I was going to call […]

Feb 11, 2014

Bond attorneys honored for pro bono work

Three Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC attorneys have achieved Empire Counsel status in 2013 by each providing more than 50 hours of pro bono services. James Holahan, Katherine S. McClung and Ingrid C. Palermo represented people unable to afford a lawyer in defending eviction proceedings, counseling parents and other relatives of Syracuse City School District […]

Feb 7, 2014

12 Phillips Lytle attorneys honored

Twelve attorneys from Phillips Lytle LLP were honored by the New York State Bar Association for their pro bono work under the auspices of the Empire State Counsel Program. Established in 2006, the Empire State Council Program gives special recognition to NYSBA members who perform 50 or more hours of pro bono service during the […]

Nov 6, 2013

Attorneys address oil, gas interests

Hiscock & Barclay LLP Attorneys Yvonne E. Hennessey and Danielle E. Mettler were scheduled to speak on the opening of the Independent Oil & Gas Association of New York’s annual meeting today in Buffalo. Hennessey and Mettler were to discuss “Aggregation of Air Emissions — What Does Adjacency Really Mean?” Companies seeking to permit oil […]

Jul 7, 2013

Woods Oviatt grows with Fix Spindelman attorneys

Attorneys from the firms Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP and Fix Spindelman Brovitz & Goldman PC first worked together on a case more than 30 years ago. Since that time, their shared professional experiences have evolved into friendships and additional collaborations and now they are moving in together in a combined firm they all feel will […]

Jan 14, 2013

App roundup: CLE, jury selection and more

Here’s a closer look at some new apps targeted at attorneys: JuryStar Jury selection is a popular subject matter for apps and based on feedback from litigators, JuryStar has released the second iteration of its app. The app features rows of boxes to be filled with information for potential jurors. Up to eight rows of […]

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