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McCormick Joins Hon. James Hudson to Receive Directors’ Award from Suffolk County Bar Association

The Suffolk County Bar Association (SCBA), one of the largest voluntary bar associations in New York State, honored Campolo, Middleton & McCormick partner Patrick McCormick with a Directors' Award at the 110th Annual Installation Dinner on June 15, 2018 at the East Wind in Wading River. McCormick’s fellow honoree for the Directors' Award was Hon. James [...]

Kanter-Lawrence Elected to WEDLI Board of Directors

Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq., Director of Communications at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Women Economic Developers of Long Island (WEDLI). She was sworn in during an induction ceremony held on June 14, 2018. WEDLI promotes the growth [...]

Negotiating with Difficult Clients

Whether you’re a business owner, in sales, a provider of professional services, or a member of just about any profession that deals with the public, you’re going to deal with “difficult” clients. I don’t believe that professionals need (or should) give in to an unreasonable client’s every demand. However, we’re operating in a time when [...]

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. [...]

The Housing Sector featuring Sal Ferro of Alure Home Improvements and Gwen O’Shea of CDCLI

We welcomed business leaders from different facets of the housing sector. First, Sal Ferro, President & CEO of Alure Home Improvements, talked about why Long Island is not a side act to our neighbor NYC but a great place to do business in its own right. Sal turned a small painting company into one of the most [...]

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 [...]