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July 13, 2012

Public Affairs Roundtable

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Public Affairs Roundtable series, an extension of the Firm’s involvement in legal issues at the intersection of the public and private sectors, with a focus on businesses that are regulated or otherwise vitally affected by public policy and government, serves as a monthly forum for the interchange of ideas between various » Read More

July 10, 2014

Leslie Thiele Recently Presented at the International Distribution Institute in Italy on Agency and Distribution Law

Leslie K.L. Thiele, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, is the United States expert for agency and distribution law for the International Distribution Institute (“IDI”), based in Turin, Italy. At this year’s IDI annual conference in Turin, on June 13-14, Ms. Thiele presented on issues for foreign sellers establishing distribution channels in the United » Read More

July 10, 2014

Terresa Bakner to Present at the 2014 Planning and Zoning Summer School – July 29 and July 31, 2014

Terresa M. Bakner, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, will present at the upcoming New York Planning Federation and the Association of Towns Planning and zoning Summer School scheduled for Tuesday, July 29 and July 31. Ms. Bakner’s presentation, entitled “Case Law Updates” will provide an overview of the proposed and existing land » Read More

July 7, 2014

Aspatore Special Report – Understanding the Dignity for All Students Act

Kevin Quinn, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently co-authored the Aspatore Special Report – Understanding the Dignity for All Students Act. The report navigates the scope and impact of New York’s anti-bullying legislation. To learn more about this publication, please click here.  

June 30, 2014

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys Prevail in New York Court of Appeals Fracking Case

In a landmark decision, the New York Court of Appeals upheld the power of a municipality to enforce its zoning laws to prohibit hydrofracking within its borders. The Court of Appeals, upholding decisions of two lower courts, held that New York’s Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Law (“OGSML”) does not preempt a municipality’s zoning laws. Whiteman » Read More

June 13, 2014

Documentary “Brothers of the Black List” Tells Story Behind One of the Longest Litigated Civil Rights Cases in America

The documentary, “Brothers of the Black List”, is about one of the longest continually litigated civil rights cases in American history. Scott Fein, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, served as lead counsel in the case, Brown v. State.  The case began in 1992 when, in the aftermath of a crime, the State and » Read More

May 19, 2014

Charles Haviland Moderates Panel Discussion at the University at Albany’s School of Business Family Business Seminar

Charles Haviland, partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, moderated a panel discussion at the University at Albany’s School of Business Family Business Seminar held on March 28, 2014. The panel discussion was entitled “Strategic Challenges of Family & Closely Held Businesses” and addressed the challenges in creating an entrepreneurial environment consistent with owner’s values and » Read More

May 19, 2014

Causes of Action Over Property Insurance Coverage

Jason Shaw, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently published an article with the New York Law Journal on permissible causes of action arising from Property insurance coverage disputes.  To view the article, please click here.

March 5, 2014

IMMIGRANT VISAS 101- IMMIGRATION BREAKFAST BRIEFING SERIES – MARCH 19, 2014 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

We are continuing our 2014 Immigration Breakfast Briefing series with an introduction to the Immigrant visas (“Green Cards”) most frequently used in the business world. Partner, L.J. D’Arrigo, will begin with an in-depth overview of the PERM Labor Certification program – process, procedures, challenges, and new developments in adjudication. Partner, Seth Leech, will then explore » Read More

March 4, 2014

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys David Everett and Genevieve Trigg Presented at the New York Planning Federation Annual Conference – March 31 – April 1, 2014

David Everett and Genevieve Trigg, attorneys at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, presented at the New York Planning Federation’s 2014 Annual Conference held on March 31 and April 1 at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. Their joint presentation is called “Common Mistakes in the Land Use & SEQRA Process.” To learn more about » Read More

March 4, 2014

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys David R. Everett and Mark T. Sweeney Presented at the New York Planning Federation Annual Conference – March 31 – April 1, 2014

David Everett and Mark Sweeney, partners at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, presented at the New York Planning Federation’s 2014 Annual Conference held on March 31 and April 1 at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. Their joint presentation is called “How to Deal with Solar Projects.” To learn more about the New York Planning » Read More