Labor & Employment Attorney Joseph S. Brown spoke with Buffalo Business First on December 2, 2020 about fines businesses could face if they violate New York-mandated COVID-19 restrictions.
ABA Pretrial Practice & Discovery Committee's Practice Points: Working with Foreign-Language Documents in Depositions and Trials
Attorney Cara Cox was featured in the American Bar Association's Pretrial Practice & Discovery Committee's Practice Points for her article "Working with Foreign-Language Documents in Depositions and Trials."
New York’s Cluster Action Initiative: How to Determine if Your Business is “Essential” in a Red Zone
With Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently stating that portions of Erie County were on track to go into the Red Zone, it is important to assess whether your business is considered “essential” under guidance issued by Empire State Development Corporation (ESD). This alert provides a brief overview of the Cluster Action initiative and how to determine if a business is considered essential in the Red Zone.
Hurwitz & Fine President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi was published in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms 2021" for her thought leadership piece on crisis management and transition during a pandemic.
Earlier this week, Governor Cuomo signed S.52A/A.5991A into law, which expands protections against SLAPP lawsuits.
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Ranked as a Tier One Law Firm in Eight Practice Areas in 2021 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is proud to be ranked as a Tier One law firm for 2021 in eight practice areas by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.
This article discusses the highlights of the new guidance and identifies areas where employers must still tread carefully as further clarification has not been provided.
New York Adopts New Guidelines Allowing Out-of-State Travelers to "Test Out" of Mandatory 14-Day Quarantine
On October 31st, NY Governor Cuomo announced the state would be scrapping the Travel Advisory List in favor of a testing-based approach that now allows a traveler to “test out” of the mandatory 14-day quarantine.
DRI In-House Defense Quarterly: A One-Two Punch: Michigan State Court Renders First Substantive COVID-19 Decision and It's Big News for Carriers
Hurwitz & Fine attorneys Lee S. Siegel and Ryan P. Maxwell were featured in the DRI In-House Defense Quarterly Fall 2020 publication for their article, "A One-Two Punch: Michigan State Court Renders First Substantive COVID-19 Decision and It's Big News for Carriers."
Did your company adopt a COVID-19 leave policy after passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)? If so, now is a good time to revisit those policies after the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) revised its FFCRA regulations last month in response to a recent court decision.
Six Hurwitz & Fine Attorneys Have Been Included in Buffalo Business First's 2020 Legal Elite of Western New York List
Hurwitz & Fine attorneys recognized on this list include Jody E. Briandi, Dan D. Kohane, Ann E. Evanko, Michael F. Perley, Andrea Schillaci, and Kevin J. Zanner.
Hurwitz & Fine attorneys Dan D. Kohane and Diane L. Bucci partnered with Sherri Pavloff of Stonberg Moran, LLP for the article "Mighty Changes for Declaratory Judgment," which was featured in NYIA's Third Quarter 2020 edition of Your NY Connection magazine.
Attorney Joseph S. Brown was featured as a guest contributor to Step Out Buffalo Business's Business Blog on September 29, 2020.
Insurance Coverage Attorney Ryan P. Maxwell was quoted in the September 22, 2020 edition of Carrier Management.
Buffalo Business First: "Local legal leaders: Ruth Bader Ginsburg left a mark that won't quickly be forgotten"
Hurwitz & Fine's President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi speaks on the impact of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her own legal career in the September 21, 2020 edition of Buffalo Business First.
In a Case of First Impression, the Connecticut Supreme Court Held that an Insurer Must Afford a Defense Where Coverage is “Uncertain”
Attorney Lee S. Siegel provides insight into the Supreme Court of Connecticut case, Nash Street, LLC v. Main Street America Assurance Co.
The Daily Record has selected Hurwitz & Fine Attorney Michael F. Perley to receive a 2020 Attorney of the Year Award in "Leaders in Law."
Attorneys Michael J. Dischley and Lawrence M. Ross examine choices made by subcontractors or vendors in selecting commercial general liability insurance coverage that can unexpectedly harm the owner/general contractor, let alone, the subcontractor.