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Campolo Quoted in “AriZona Iced Tea Faces Two Lawsuits Over Labeling”

By Ken Schachter kenneth.schachter@newsday.com The parent company of AriZona Iced Tea is facing two federal lawsuits that challenge its "no preservatives" and serving-size labeling. The suits are seeking class-action status. A lawsuit filed in October in U.S. District Court in Manhattan says the Woodbury company "deceptively" labels beverages as having "no preservatives," when many of its products contain citric or ascorbic acid, [...]

Joseph Campolo, Sr., dies at 73

By Adina Genn Joseph Campolo, Sr., of Port Jefferson Station, died Tuesday. He was 73. Joseph Campolo, Sr., is the father of Joe Campolo, the managing partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, a law firm headquartered in Ronkonkoma, where he served as its long-time controller. Born in Brooklyn, Joseph Campolo, Sr., was “known affectionately in [...]

CMM’s Creative Lawyering Results in Significant Settlement for Family in Wrongful Death Case

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick has achieved a high-value settlement for a family who lost their father/husband in a tragic car crash that featured prominently in the news media for months. The defendant’s vehicle was covered by a $25,000/$50,000 insurance policy, well below the total damages of the catastrophic accident, which raised the grim possibility that [...]

Basso Earns Trial Skills Certificate from NITA, the Premier Provider of Legal Advocacy Skills Training

Jeffrey Basso, Esq. recently earned a Certificate in Trial Skills from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), the nation’s premier provider of legal advocacy skills training. The rigorous six-day program emphasizes “learning by doing,” requiring participants to perform specific trial skills followed by constructive critique. “The intensive exercises based on real-world courtroom scenarios, coupled with [...]

Power in Negotiation: Why You Need It and How to Get It

pow·er /ˈpou(ə)r/ noun the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events Negotiation research is a real thing – and this evolving area of study is fascinating. Recent research has revealed not only some of the key ways that channeling power makes negotiators more effective, but also [...]

“Information Means Nothing Without Action”: Campolo Addresses Business Leaders on Next Steps to Grow Long Island Economy

“The information HIA-LI has uncovered – including that the Hauppauge Industrial Park is the second largest in the nation behind only Silicon Valley and that one in 20 jobs on Long Island depends on it – is staggering. But while information is great, it means nothing if action doesn’t follow. So let’s talk about the work we’ve [...]

Schiavoni’s Distinguished Judicial Career Recognized at SCBA Judiciary Night

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick is delighted to announce that Hon. Andrea Harum Schiavoni, CMM attorney and Southampton Town Justice, was an honored guest at Suffolk County Bar Association’s Judiciary Night on September 26. At CMM, Schiavoni focuses on commercial and matrimonial mediation, real estate, and transactional matters for local East End businesses. When she’s not [...]

October 30 – Rassiger Featured at Construction Leaders Roundtable – Riverhead

Join CPAs Tom Terry and Robert White of Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank and legal counsel Donald J. Rassiger of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP as hosts of an interactive session for Owners, CFOs, Controllers and Accounting and Finance Managers in Long Island’s construction and building industries. Learn from peers and accounting industry experts. Pastries and coffee will be served! [...]

October 25 – Rassiger Featured at Construction Leaders Roundtable – Bridgehampton

Join CPAs Tom Terry and Robert White of Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank and legal counsel Donald J. Rassiger of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP as hosts of an interactive session for Owners, CFOs, Controllers and Accounting and Finance Managers in Long Island’s construction and building industries. Learn from peers and accounting industry experts. Pastries and coffee will be served! [...]

College Kids Are Adults: Take Care of These Documents Before Heading to Campus

The summer before my oldest went off to college, we all went for an orientation weekend. While there, he went off and did his thing and my wife and I went off and did ours. In one of our parent orientation seminars we were reminded that, now that our son was 18, he is officially [...]