Seven attorneys from Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. have been included in Buffalo Business First's 2019 Legal Elite of Western New York, a special publication by the Buffalo Law Journal and Business First that recognizes some of the most-respected Western New York lawyers, as nominated by their peers.
It is important to help your client develop realistic expectations early on about the case to be litigated. Your perspective can be invaluable in counseling your client as to the ultimate question of whether this particular case should be tried to verdict, or, resolved in some other fashion.
The Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) interviewed Dan D. Kohane for their first podcast on the subject of the Child Victims Act.
The American Bar Association featured Hurwitz & Fine Attorney Agnieszka Wilewicz in its Summer 2019 Member Spotlight.
Katherine L. Wood Featured in Buffalo Law Journal on what to watch out for with the sexual harassment prevention law
"New law adds another wrinkle to harassment regs" in August 19, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.
Hurwitz & Fine is pleased to announce that 11 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
If you, or an insured, are served with a Summons & Complaint in the coming days, here’s where to start.
"Building a network is key as attorneys begin legal careers" in August 12, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.
The Governor has now signed bill SB 6577 into law which further amends the New York State Executive Law and significantly lessens the burden placed on employees who bring sexual harassment suits against their employers.
We are pleased to announce that 27 attorneys from Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. have been selected to the 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Ann E. Evanko, President & Managing Member of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., has made Buffalo Business First's 2019 Power 125 Women in Western New York, ranking #48.
Recent amendments to the New York State Office of Mental Health’s (OMH) Telemental Health Services regulations, enacted this month, aim to improve access to mental healthcare. The amended regulations added more categories of mental health professionals approved by OMH to provide care to mental health patients through “telehealth.”
Recently, the New York legislature passed the SHIELD Act and is currently awaiting the Governor’s signature. There is strong speculation that the Governor will sign the SHIELD Act into law. Given the likelihood of the Governor’s signature, we wish to remind you of some of the important changes the SHIELD Act will have on New York law.
Governor Cuomo is expected to sign another sexual harassment prevention bill into law in the imminent future. Like last year’s newly-enacted law, bill SB 6577 will further amend the New York State Executive Law and is intended to strengthen employee’s protections against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Dan D. Kohane, Senior Member at Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., was elected President at the annual board meeting of the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence (NFJE) in Chicago on Friday, July 19th.
Hurwitz & Fine was one of 8 WNY small companies honored, in the 25 – 99 local employees category, and was proud to stand beside such notable local companies as AAA of Western & Central New York, Tops Markets, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, and EduKids Inc.
"Food delivery apps serve up short-term convenience, but come with risk -- Examine the popular service through a legal lens" in July 18, 2019 edition of Buffalo Rising.
An act awaiting the Governor's signature gives individual municipalities authority to decide whether (and if so, to regulate the use of) e-scooters and electric assist bicycles may be used and rented within the municipality’s boundaries. The law applies to bicycles and scooters owned by individuals and those provided by ride-sharing companies.
Emerging Attorney: Brian M. Webb in July 15, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.