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CMM Spotlight: Citrin Cooperman

If the word “accountant” still brings to mind images of pocket protectors, thick glasses, and – well – nerds typing away on calculators, you haven’t met the team at Citrin Cooperman. If you’ve never heard the terms “accounting firm” and “entrepreneurial drive” in the same sentence, you also haven’t met the team at Citrin Cooperman. [...]

July 19 – Middleton Honored with Community Impact Award at East End Arts Gala

Ronkonkoma, NY – Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, is pleased to announce that East End Arts will honor CMM partner Scott D. Middleton with a Community Impact Award at the ARTworks gala on July 19, 2018 at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. Middleton was selected based [...]

CMM’s Municipal Litigation Team Prevails in Court on Behalf of St. James Fire District

In a well-publicized case and in a victory for the St. James Fire District, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick’s municipal litigation team saved the district significant funds by defeating a petition that sought to punish the district for allegedly not complying with a multitude of overlapping, conflicting F.O.I.L. requests. Between December 2017 and January 2018, Petitioner, [...]

The Supremes: Hits and Misses

Nine unelected Supreme Court Justices are tasked with deciding the most important issues confronting our country. For better or for worse, we the people are beholden to the jurisprudence of nine politically unaccountable legal minds.  However, the minds of Supreme Court Justices are neither infallible nor uniformly programmed. Justices come to the bench with different [...]

New Requirement for Suffolk County Food Service Establishments May Boost Business

Food allergies are a growing public health concern with approximately 15 million Americans battling each day to avoid an allergic reaction. A food allergy is nothing to sneeze at; it is a life-altering medical condition in which exposure to a certain food triggers an adverse immune response. Allergy sufferers worry about more than a mere [...]

Société Générale Settles One of the Largest Anti-Corruption Enforcement Actions in History

On June 4, 2018, Paris-based financial giant Société Générale agreed to pay the United States and France a total of $860 million in criminal penalties for bribing Libyan officials and manipulating the London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR), a global benchmark interest rate.  The bank’s U.S. subsidiary, SGA Société Générale Acceptance N.V., pleaded guilty in the [...]

The U.S. Supreme Court Delivers a Death Knell to the Alien Tort Statute

On April 24, 2018, Justice Kennedy, writing the plurality opinion in Jesner et al. v. Arab Bank, Plc., 584 U.S. __ (2018), placed what might be the final nail in the coffin of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS).  In Jesner, the Court affirmed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s dismissal, which held [...]

In the #MeToo Era, Firms Must Be Ready to Handle Reports of Sexual Harassment

By Jamie Herzlich With more employees coming forward, there's been an uptick in companies requesting guidance on how to handle potential claims, experts say. The #MeToo movement has put sexual harassment in the forefront and made it easier for victims to speak out. That makes it all the more important for employers to be prepared to handle harassment [...]

Taking the Leap into Global Marketing

By Michael Smith, guest blogger President & CEO, Linx Communications Global markets are now the norm for many companies. But how does a company make the decision to expand into a new market? While foreign markets are potentially lucrative, international marketing is significantly more complex than domestic marketing. This includes legal and financial differences—every country has [...]

CMM Spotlight: Lorraine Gregory Communications

Walking through the bright, colorful hallways at Lorraine Gregory Communications’ shiny new headquarters, over the hum of state-of-the-art printers and the voices of employees energetically collaborating about social media campaigns, it’s hard to imagine that this lively, innovative company started out in the early ‘90s as a direct mail business staffed by three people stuffing [...]