• Cybersecurity Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions

    There is no doubt that effective due diligence is essential in any merger or acquisition of businesses.  Conducting a complete and through investigation of a target company is critical to a potential buyer’s decision to purchase a company, at what price, and subject to what terms, conditions, representations, and warranties. Proper due diligence will cover the target company’s strategic position, financial data, operational assets, and legal matters.  Too many companies, however, overlook cybersecurity matters as a key component of their assets (or liabilities) and of a comprehensive due diligence program, especially on smaller acquisitions. The importance of cybersecurity due diligence can ...

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    Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

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  • Exploring Cybersecurity in Healthcare

    Are you tired of seeing the word “cyber” inserted in front of everything?  I know I am.  Cybersecurity in healthcare requires security implementation to the modern methods in which we communicate (email and texts), store information (databases and computers), and diagnose and treat disease (medical devices, wearable technology).  The computing power each person now has available, combined with global interconnectivity, makes healthcare cybersecurity a complex topic. In the past, communication and records seemed much more secure.  A doctor could mail a test result to a patient with little worry that someone would open an envelope sent via U.S. Mail.  A hospital ...

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    Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

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  • Ones to Watch in Law: Christine Malafi

    Christine Malafi Partner Campolo, Middleton & McCormick Christine Malafi chairs the corporate department at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, which has offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and complex transactions, and also maintains a busy labor and employment practice, serving in a general counsel role for many of the firm’s internationally based clients. Prior to joining CMM, Malafi earned the distinction of being the first woman and youngest person ever to serve as Suffolk County attorney. She was recognized by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for 2018.

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    Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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  • October 10 – CMM Business Breakfast: Labor & Employment Update featuring Irv Miljoner of U.S. Department of Labor

    Labor & Employment Update: What Businesses Need to Know Wage and hour updates, paid family leave, social media in the workplace, and enforceability of non-compete agreements, to name a few: evolving practices and policies pose a challenge to employers trying to stay ahead of the changes.  Join us for our annual Labor & Employment Update to hear from a panel of experts about new laws and regulations affecting the workplace, and learn the specific steps your business should take to prepare for compliance.  Don’t miss the opportunity to hear directly from the Department of Labor as well as representatives from the ...

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    Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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  • Malafi Recognized by Peers for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America

    Ronkonkoma, NY – Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, proudly announces that partner Christine Malafi has been recognized by her peers to be featured in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Employment Law – Management.  With this distinction, Malafi ranks among the top five percent of private practice attorneys nationwide as determined by a rigorous peer-review process. For over three decades, the legal profession and the public have turned to Best Lawyers as one of the most credible measures of legal integrity and distinction in ...

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    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

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  • “Etiquette 101” Article Spotlights CMM’s Innovative Training Programs for Attorneys and Staff

    By Adina Genn Keep cell phones and keys off the table. Limit yourself to one alcoholic drink. And dress appropriately. Attorneys meeting with clients must know proper form for not only the courtroom but also the dining room. And while much of this is common sense, it never hurts to brush up on etiquette. That was the thinking behind a recent Campolo, Middleton & McCormick event. The law firm, with headquarters in Ronkonkoma, recently invited its 35 attorneys to a three-course dinner at St. George’s Golf & Country Club in East Setauket. The theme? Basic manners and etiquette tips for business and formal events. Although the interactive evening ...

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    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

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  • Etiquette 101

    By Adina Genn Keep cell phones and keys off the table. Limit yourself to one alcoholic drink. And dress appropriately. Attorneys meeting with clients must know proper form for not only the courtroom but also the dining room. And while much of this is common sense, it never hurts to brush up on etiquette. That was the thinking behind a recent Campolo, Middleton & McCormick event. The law firm, with headquarters in Ronkonkoma, recently invited its 35 attorneys to a three-course dinner at St. George’s Golf & Country Club in East Setauket. The theme? Basic manners and etiquette tips for business and formal ...

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    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

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  • Illustrating the Depth of its M&A Practice, CMM Advises Purchaser of Companies Dedicated to Children’s Health

    Solidifying its reputation as a go-to M&A firm across a wide range of industries, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP represented the buyer in the acquisition of Butter Beans, Inc. and Butter Beans Wellness, Inc., innovative companies offering nutrient-rich meals and fact-filled wellness initiatives to promote healthier lifestyle choices. Butter Beans also brands nutritional and locally sourced meals through a centralized kitchen concept. The terms of the deal, which closed in early summer 2017, were not disclosed. Purchaser and CMM client Patrick Persons is the founder and President of Impetus Capital. He has successfully led business integrations of acquired companies within the ...

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    Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

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  • September 19 – Harrington Joins “Cybersecurity – Data Privacy & Protection” Panel

    The Forensic & Valuation Services Committee of the NYSSCPA Suffolk & Nassau Chapter invites you to attend “Cybersecurity: Data Privacy & Protection” Speakers: Jack Harrington, Esq. — Campolo Middleton & McCormick LLP Kevin Edwards — Flexible Business Systems Tuesday, September 19, 2017 8 to 10 a.m. at Nawrocki Smith, 290 Broad Hollow Road, Melville $20 per person | 2 CPE credits Register here. Topics include: What are the different threats looming? Who are the targets of cyberattacks? Proper training of the end users Implementing the proper network infrastructure What is the CPA’s role in preventing and containing cyber attacks? Statistics of claims asserted against CPA firms (network breach, social engineering/phishing/human error, stolen/missing laptop/hardware, ransomware) What to do when ...

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    Monday, August 28th, 2017

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  • Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services: Christine Malafi

    Christine Malafi chairs the firm’s Corporate department, one of the most robust teams in the New York region. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, routine and complex transactions, labor and employment issues, and other business matters, as well as municipal, insurance coverage, and fraud issues.  She routinely represents buyers and sellers in multimillion dollar transactions (from technology companies to manufacturers to healthcare businesses) and serves in a general counsel role for many of the firm’s internationally-based clients. In her role leading CMM’s busy Corporate and Labor & Employment practices, Malafi has seen her fair share of non-compete agreements. “Traditionally, these type of agreements have been used to ...

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    Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

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