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What Started in Patchogue Is Now Mainstream

By Steve Levy At the Vision Long Island Smart Growth Summit last week I was asked by a reporter to provide advice to incoming Nassau executive Laura Curran’s transition team. The conversation made me reflect upon my own transitioning before I took office as Suffolk executive in 2004. It was there I decided I wanted [...]

January 31 – CMM Business Breakfast: “Master the Emotion & Psychology of Negotiation” Presented by Joe Campolo

Whether you’re negotiating the release of hostages, negotiating with your toddler to try a new food, or something in between, the common thread is that all negotiations are based on human interaction. To succeed in any negotiation, you must understand the psychological and emotional principles at play and how to use them to your advantage. [...]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective…Negotiators

As Stephen R. Covey’s groundbreaking business book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People approaches its 30th birthday, I still find it to be more relevant than ever, particularly with regard to becoming a more effective negotiator. Rediscover this classic – or get to know it for the first time – when preparing for your [...]

Employer’s Guide to Avoiding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Given the recent headlines, all employers should be reminded that they have a legal duty to maintain a workplace that is free from sexual harassment. Sexual harassment suits are prosecuted under the same federal and state laws that are used to sue employers for racial discrimination and harassment, so it is critical that every employer [...]

The Continuing Evolution of Personal Jurisdiction in New York Over an Out-of-State Defendant

One of the more challenging and ever-evolving issues that we continue to see is determining what is necessary to obtain personal jurisdiction in New York State over an individual or business that resides or does business out of state. If you are dealing with real property in New York, a tort that occurred in New [...]

Can You Control What Happens to Your Remains After You Die?

The answer is “sort of.”  How’s that for an attorney’s response?   I say that because you can’t really control anything from the grave.  The best that you can do is try to pre-plan. There are a couple of things that you can do.  The first is to actually do a pre-plan or a pre-need, as [...]

CMM October Newsletter: Mastering Negotiation Through Psychology, East End Votes CMM “Best of the Best” Law Firm, and More

January 19 – Campolo Moderates HIA-LI Legislative Breakfast Featuring Elected Officials

Malafi Elected to Board of Directors of Family Service League

Ronkonkoma, NY – An advocate for the local community, Christine Malafi, a partner at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Family Service League, a Long Island based non-profit human service organization that provides a safety net for [...]

Bedgear CEO Says Entrepreneurs Should Expect 80-90 Hour Weeks

Joe Campolo and Eugene Alletto. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz By Ken Schachter kenneth.schachter@newsday.com Entrepreneurs’ efforts to strike a work-life balance are completely off-base, the chief executive of Farmingdale-based Bedgear LLC said at a Stony Brook University showcase. “There’s no work-life balance. There’s work-life integration,” said Eugene Alletto, who founded the maker of “performance” pillows, bedding and [...]