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 [...]

CMM’s Real Estate Group Successfully Completes Refinance of Commercial Building in Hauppauge Industrial Park

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick’s real estate team has successfully completed a refinance of a commercial building in the Hauppauge Industrial Park – the second largest industrial park in the nation after Silicon Valley. Our client’s building is home to over a dozen commercial tenants in various industries from professional services to manufacturing. CMM’s Joseph Vozza, [...]

McCormick Argues Motion in Court of Claims, Exclusive Forum for Civil Litigation Seeking Damages Against New York State

CMM partner Patrick McCormick recently argued a motion at the New York State Supreme Court in Albany in the Court of Claims - the exclusive forum for civil litigation seeking damages against the State of New York. As a veteran appellate and trial lawyer, McCormick has made his case in no fewer than 10 counties, three [...]

CMM Represents Weiss Instruments in Agreement with Global Technology Company Emerson Electric

Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR) has entered into an agreement with Weiss Instruments to directly serve customers of Emerson’s Dixell products. Joe Campolo and Vincent Costa of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP represented Weiss Instruments in the transaction, the terms of which have not been disclosed. Since 1996, Weiss Instruments has been the exclusive authorized third-party [...]

CMM Settles Prevailing Wage Law Violation for Construction Client, Avoiding Debarment and Keeping Client in Business

Don Rassiger, Chair of CMM’s Construction practice group, recently settled a prevailing wage law violation between our client, a contractor, and the New York State Department of Labor. Our client faced financial penalties for allegedly underpaying wages, personal liability for purportedly signing fraudulent documents, and possible debarment from public works projects, which would have effectively [...]

CMM Closes M&A Deal for Major Events Management Company

On behalf of client Wave Capital Consulting, Inc., Campolo, Middleton & McCormick successfully closed a deal involving the purchase of substantially all the assets of a major events management company. The transaction, which closed in April 2018, included the acquisition of rights to business networking and sales events and domain names including NY XPO, LI [...]

Campolo and CMM Advance Quality of Life on Long Island with Leadership Role in The Energeia Partnership

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP has pledged $50,000 to financially support the mission, work, and programs of The Energeia Partnership and its efforts on behalf of Long Island. Joe Campolo, CMM Managing Partner, recognized business leader, and a member of the Energeia Class of 2016, has also been elected to Energeia’s prestigious Board of Advisors. Energeia, [...]

Harrington Elected to Board of Directors of Our Military Kids, Supporting Children of Deployed National Guard and Reserve Service Members

Ronkonkoma, NY – Jonathan “Jack” Harrington, Counsel at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP and a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Our Military Kids, Inc., a national nonprofit organization supporting children of deployed National Guard and Reserve service members and children of wounded warriors from all [...]

CMM Brings Leading Authorities in Business, Law, and Sociology Together to Collaborate on Next Steps for Business in the #MeToo Era

By Lauren Kanter-Lawrence Director of Communications, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick Reflecting on this watershed movement toward gender equality, Hon. A. Gail Prudenti told the crowd at CMM’s April 17 Beyond #MeToo panel, “I’ve lived through the transition.” Over 150 guests joined moderator Joe Campolo at Crest Hollow Country Club for an engaging, solution-focused discussion featuring [...]

Panel: Men Must Speak Up in Fight Against Sexual Harassment

By Carrie Mason-Draffen When men witness women being sexually harassed in the office, they must speak up, a panelist said Tuesday at a Woodbury discussion. “We have to challenge other men,” panelist Michael Kimmel, a professor of sociology and gender studies at Stony Brook University told the morning meeting at the Crest Hollow Country [...]