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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna partner Robert S. Rosborough was quoted in a recent New York Law Journal article titled "Court of Appeals Asked to Eye Use of Anonymous Jury in Gang Attack Case".  Please click here to view the article (subscription required).

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Monica Skanes, an Associate with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was recently appointed as the Secretary of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). Ms. Skanes also serves as a Co-Chair of the NYSBA Section’s Communications Committee. An attorney with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna since 2011, Ms. Skanes focuses her practice on labor and employment law, education law, and litigation, and is the [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna recently represented Eiber Translations, a provider of language interpretation and translation services to interpreters and translators, in challenging the New York State Commissioner of Labor’s determination to hold it liable for additional unemployment insurance contributions. Eiber was originally assessed for additional unemployment contributions due to compensation it had paid to the interpreters, after the New York State Department of Labor determined [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna recently represented Crossroads Ventures in the successful defense of a challenge to Department of Environmental Conservation approvals, obtained after a lengthy administrative review process, to develop a large ski and golf resort adjacent to Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills. The challenge was brought by the Catskill Heritage Alliance and several adjacent landowners. The Court rejected the challengers’ claims that the Department of Environmental [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna successfully represented the Village of Kiryas Joel, NY before the Environmental Claims Part of the Orange County Supreme Court obtaining a decision upholding the Village’s SEQRA review and Annexation of 164 acres to the Village from the Town of Monroe in the face of legal challenges commenced by a large group of neighboring municipalities and area citizens’ groups. The Village was represented by Michael G. Sterthous, a partner in the Firm’s land [...]

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