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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

December 30, 2016

Revised Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Services Industry

New York’s “first-in-the-nation” financial services cybersecurity rules moved one step closer to reality this week, with issuance of proposed revised rules by the Department of Financial Services.  The revised rules cover every DFS-regulated business, including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies. The revised rules also indirectly affect third parties who » Read More

November 30, 2016

December Immigration Briefing – 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s latest Immigration Briefing provides a summary on President-Elect Trump’s key immigration policy proposals, USCIS’ final rule affecting high-skilled nonimmigrant workers, and changes to filing fees for applications and petitions filed with the USCIS.  Please click here to view the full update.

November 29, 2016

Scott Fein, Co-Authors and Co-Edits, Making a Modern Constitution: The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York

Scott Fein, a partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, is a co-author and co-editor of the book, Making a Modern Constitution:  The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York.  Consisting of substantive chapters written by experts in their fields, Making a Modern Constitution: The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York examines the history, potential benefits and » Read More

November 23, 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Presents Seminar on Data Security – Wikileaks, Tax Returns and Videotapes: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Presidential Campaign and Why They Matter to Your Business

On December 8, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna presented a Cybersecurity Breakfast Seminar in partnership with the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce.  Of Counsel Chris Meyer moderated an expert panel on data security, privacy, and cybersecurity issues that affect every business, big or small. E-mail threats and vulnerabilities Employee and insider threats Third party business partners The » Read More

November 7, 2016

Jason Shaw Presents Handling and Taking Depositions

Jason Shaw, a Partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently presented at the New York State Bar Association’s seminar on the topic of “Handling and Taking Depositions” held on November 2, 2016.  Mr. Shaw’s presentation, Impact of Discovery and Disclosure at Time of Deposition, provided an in depth overview of the scope and objectives of » Read More

November 7, 2016

Jordan Chisolm Recognized for Pro Bono Work

Jordan Chisolm, an Associate with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, was recently recognized for his volunteer work as a pro bono advocate with the Closing the Gap program at the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.  Closing the Gap is a new program that focuses on connecting pro bono attorneys to rural clients facing housing » Read More

September 7, 2016

Attorneys at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 7, 2016) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP is very pleased to announce that the following attorneys recently received the Upstate New York Super Lawyers distinction for 2016: James B. Ayers (10 year recognition), Terresa M. Bakner, Heather D. Diddel, Philip H. Dixon, Margaret J. Gillis, Philip H. Gitlen, Neil L. Levine, » Read More

August 29, 2016

Defining ‘Occurrence’ in Insurance Can Have Major Impact in Recovery

Jason Shaw, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently published an article with the New York Law Journal entitled Defining ‘Occurrence’ in Insurance  Can Have Major Impact in Recovery.   The article reviews how courts may treat the meaning of “occurrence” differently depending on whether it is an occurrence in a first-party property damage claim » Read More

August 29, 2016

Monica Skanes Participates in Table of Experts Discussion

Associate Monica Skanes recently participated in the Albany Business Review’s “Table of Experts” on the new federal regulations pertaining to the payment of overtime to employees. The Table of Experts is a new event that brings together experts on a particular topic for a roundtable discussion moderated by an editor from the Albany Business Review. Joining » Read More

July 8, 2016

11th Annual Mel Osterman School Law Conference

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Partners Norma Meacham, Beth Bourassa and Robert Schofield will be presenters at the 11th Annual Mel Osterman School Law Conference, hosted by CASDA and the Albany County Bar Association on Thursday, August 4 at Albany Country Club. Ms. Meacham will present “APPR Round 6: Do They Really Mean It?”, Ms. Bourassa » Read More