Anatomy of A Business Dispute: Preparing to Sue

By Michael J. Spithogiannis, Esq. Thorough pre-litigation preparation is essential to any lawsuit, but it is particularly so in a case contesting conduct of those who manage corporations and limited-liability companies. Such entities can be closely held, meaning their stock or membership interests are not freely traded and are held by relatively few individuals. In a perfect world, […]

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As California Goes: What You Need To Know About CCPA Exemptions

By Jessica A. Woodrow, Esq. The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), California’s sweeping new data privacy law enacted on June 28, 2018, goes into effect in January 2020. Because California has historically been the vanguard for social, legislative, and political innovation, and because of its similar-but-different compatibility with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, healthcare […]

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More Employees Eligible for Overtime Under New Federal Rule

By Carla Hogan, Esq. Effective January 1, 2020, a new federal overtime threshold will make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay for working more than 40 hours per week.  The federal white-collar exemption currently tied to $455 per week ($23,660 annually) will be raised to $684 per week ($35,568 annually).  Any employee under the $35,000 […]

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Understanding the Legal Ramifications Involving Medispas

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. and Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. Introduction Medical Spas (“Medispa”) are becoming very popular as business men and women seek to capitalize on being able to provide botox, fillers, lasers and other medical services to their clientele. While many healthcare providers are being presented with enticing opportunities to become involved with […]

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Employers Facing Toughened NYS Discrimination Laws

By Carla Hogan, Esq. On the close of the 2019 session, the NYS Legislature passed sweeping changes to the State’s discrimination laws that will make it easier for employees and outside contractors who interact with those employees, to bring and sustain discrimination claims.  Expected for immediate signing by Governor Cuomo, the bill provides the following: […]

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