• CMM Spotlight: City National Bank

    By Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. Director of Communications, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick Innovation doesn’t always come in the form of small tech startups dotting the halls of sleek business incubators. Sometimes, innovation comes in the form of a 60+-year-old bank with 72 offices nationwide and $48.7 billion in assets. Joe Campolo, Managing Partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, recently had the opportunity to welcome West Coast-based City National Bank to Long Island. He caught up this month with Davi Tserpelis, a longtime friend of the firm and a veteran Long Island banker who recently made the move CNB to grow its Long Island presence. Tserpelis, Senior ...

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    Friday, April 13th, 2018

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  • CMM Spotlight: Pride Products

    By Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. Director of Communications, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick How do you transition from distributing paper products stored in your mother-in-law’s garage using an old van to owning a 150,000-square foot facility and becoming one of the leading distributors of general merchandise and food throughout the world? According to David Emrani, co-founder and president of Pride Products based in Ronkonkoma: “a lot of hard work.” An engineering background, comfort conducting business across the globe, and supportive colleagues who are also family don’t hurt, either. Joe Campolo, Managing Partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, recently sat down with CMM clients and friends David and ...

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    Thursday, April 12th, 2018

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  • Malafi Elected to Board of Directors of American Red Cross on Long Island

    Ronkonkoma, NY – Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, is pleased to announce that partner Christine Malafi, Esq. has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross on Long Island, the preeminent nonprofit organization providing no-cost emergency and disaster relief to those in need. The American Red Cross on Long Island serves more than 2.8 million people in Nassau and Suffolk counties. The organization, which celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2017, responds to emergencies and disasters across the region—home fires, floods, building collapses—providing shelter, food, clothing, and emotional support. The ...

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    Friday, April 06th, 2018

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  • CMM Spotlight: Flexible Systems

    By Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. Director of Communications, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick What’s the sign of a successful day at Flexible Systems? When clients don’t call. “Our goal is to service our clients so well that they don’t need to call us,” said Marty Schmitt, one of Flexible’s three founders and partners. “When they don’t have IT problems to call about, that’s how we know we’re doing our job.” Flexible Systems is a longtime HIA-LI member and good friend of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, collaborating with the firm on cybersecurity panels to educate the business community, as well as servicing mutual clients. Joe Campolo, CMM ...

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    Thursday, April 05th, 2018

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  • CMM Welcomes Michael J. Bignami II as an Associate

    Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, is pleased to welcome Michael J. Bignami II, Esq., to the firm as an Associate. He previously worked at the firm as a Summer Associate and a Law Clerk. A member of the firm’s Corporate department, Bignami works extensively on transactional work and contract drafting. He also handles labor and employment as well as commercial real estate work for corporate clients. During law school, Bignami worked as a general manager in a restaurant. Working side-by-side with the owner, Bignami gained a unique perspective on the complexities ...

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    Friday, March 30th, 2018

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  • Middleton’s Approach to Jury Selection Featured in “Tough Seats to Fill”

    Scott Middleton and Suffolk County Commissioner of Jurors Lawrence Voigtsberger. Photo by Judy Walker   By Adina Genn Long Island Business News March 30, 2018 In a pool full of prospective jurors, trial attorneys have lots to assess. Who’s biased? Who’s empathetic? Who can think for themselves? Those determinations can make or break a case, and mean the difference in a winning a case for a client. That’s why prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges need to quickly evaluate jurors by studying body language and facial expressions to gain insights as to how they think. They also consider the profession that jurors might align with, depending on the ...

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    Friday, March 30th, 2018

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  • April 26 – Campolo’s Initiatives to Grow Hauppauge Industrial Park and Drive Local Economy Are Focus of HIA-LI Panel

    Hauppauge Industrial Park: Current & Future Growth Hear about the growth of one of the largest industrial parks in the country! As Chair of the HIA-LI Board of Directors, Joe Campolo is spearheading initiatives to bring investment and growth to the Hauppauge Industrial Park. Join us to learn about these initiatives, the economic impact of the park on the Long Island economy, and the collaboration between HIA-LI and Stony Brook University to grow the second largest industrial park in the nation after Silicon Valley – right in our own backyard. April 26, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. IBEW Local 25, 370 Motor ...

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    Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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  • April 18 – Vozza Shares Insights at “Road Map to Independent Living” Seminar

    Are you tired of mowing lawns, shoveling driveways, and all the headaches of home ownership? It’s time to explore a more independent lifestyle full of time with the people you love and the things you enjoy, not the stresses that weigh you down. Please join us to learn what life at the Atria has to offer and hear from experts who will help make the process less overwhelming. After a tour of Atria Hertlin Place, you’ll hear from a real estate attorney, broker, and an Aetna better health representative who will guide you through how you can live where you want and get quality home care, and more. Speakers: Joseph Vozza, ...

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    Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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  • April 17 – CMM Presents “Beyond #MeToo: Where We Go from Here” Featuring the Leading Authorities in the Corporate World, Law and Sociology Discussing Real-Life Solutions for Businesses to Move Forward

    The critical problem of sexual harassment in the workplace has undoubtedly received significant attention over the past several months. As women continue to share their experiences, many businesses are left wondering how to move forward and remain productive. Join us to hear from the leading authorities in the business world, law, and sociology about what the business community needs to be focused on. CMM Managing Partner Joe Campolo will engage these thought leaders on real-life issues facing businesses. This isn’t just another panel focusing on everything businesses are doing wrong. We need to discuss practical approaches to keep moving forward. Don’t miss ...

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    Thursday, March 15th, 2018

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  • Campolo Spotlighted in “The Art of Negotiation”

    By Nick Musumeci More than a hundred business professionals crowded into the ballroom at the Radisson hotel in Hauppauge. Some took notes, others simply listened, all intent on learning how to get the best deal possible. “We’re not playing to not lose; we’re playing to win,” said attorney Joe Campolo, the event’s speaker and coordinator. “You’re only trying to get the best deal possible.” The seminar’s purpose was to help businesspeople become better negotiators, by using proven techniques designed to help control emotions and dictate direction of the negotiation. Campolo, who is managing partner of Ronkonkoma-based Campolo Middleton & McCormick, drew upon his years of ...

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    Thursday, March 15th, 2018

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