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by Tim Morrison, PartnerNY MJ ACT _ WOH News Alert.pdfOn March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the “Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act” (the “Act”) legalizing the use of cannabis in the State by adults 21-years of age and older.   The goals of the Act include generating significant new State revenue, ending the racially disparate impact of existing cannabis laws, and creating new industries and employment opportunities for New Yorkers.  The [...]

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ALBANY, N.Y. (January 20, 2021) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has announced six new partners: Erin Callahan, Rochelle Cavanagh, Jon Crain, Cianna Freeman-Tolbert, Charles Gottlieb and Daniel Hubbell.“We’re delighted to welcome such a highly talented group of lawyers to our partnership,” said John Henry, Co-Managing Partner. “Each of our new partners have distinguished themselves as attorneys and will continue to [...]

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Lakes to Locks Passage, Inc. held a virtual Annual Meeting on September 28, 2020, where the Board voted to elect Randall Beach as President of the Board. Beach had previously served as 1st Vice-President, he replaces Edward Bartholomew of the Warren County Economic Development Corporation, who passed away in July. A native of Plattsburgh and now a resident of Schenectady, Randall is a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP where he has practiced in the areas of real estate [...]

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Commercial Real Estate (In Distress):  Where Are We Now?Attorneys Tim Morrison, Will Nolan and Dan Hubbell will review Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive orders restricting commercial real estate evictions and foreclosures, and provide guidance with respect to potential alternatives to judicial action.  Among other topics, the seminar will include a discussion of commercial lease amendments, loan amendments, work-outs, and pre-litigation strategy.   Join us for this [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorneys Tom Shepardson and T.J Ruane assisted the City of Troy with the successful prosecution of a recent "Zombie Property" enforcement case.  The successful prosecution is part of the City’s ongoing Zombie Enforcement program to achieve compliance from mortgage lenders with zombie properties in Troy  Please click here for the full article.

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