• CMM Seeks Communications Coordinator

    Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is seeking a Communications Coordinator to write and produce various types of content. The successful candidate is a strong writer with a passion for developing business through social media and other written communications. (If you’re the person in your family/office/group of friends that everyone comes to with writing and grammar questions, we’re looking for you!) The successful candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills and an eye for detail. We’re looking for someone who will be professional when interacting with clients, attorneys, and staff. He or she will also be a motivated self-starter, have ...

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    Friday, April 20th, 2018

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  • CMM Spotlight: Cerini & Associates Presents the Imagine Awards

    Tax season may be behind them, but the team at Bohemia-based Cerini & Associates isn’t coming up for air just yet: after tax season comes Imagine season. Six years ago, this full-service accounting firm, under the leadership of Managing Partner Ken Cerini, introduced the Imagine Awards to the Long Island nonprofit and business community. The program has quickly gained momentum. This year, the program received 177 applications and on May 1 will bestow awards on five nonprofits, recognize an additional 15 finalists, and bring over 400 Long Island business leaders together for an evening to celebrate and elevate the Island’s vibrant ...

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    Friday, April 20th, 2018

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  • Panel: Men Must Speak Up in Fight Against Sexual Harassment

    By Carrie Mason-Draffen carrie.mason-draffen@newsday.com 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 Club. “We must be a part of this.” Some men are afraid to challenge other men, said Kimmel, one of three panelists who discussed the topic “Beyond #MeToo: Where do we go from here?” And some men have felt uncomfortable about office interactions since the #MeToo movement exploded on ...

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    Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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  • CMM Spotlight: City National Bank

    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 Vice President – Regional Business Banking Manager, ...

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    Friday, April 13th, 2018

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  • CMM Spotlight: Pride Products

    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 Roya Emrani, the husband and wife team ...

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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

    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 Managing Partner and HIA-LI Board Chairperson, recently spoke ...

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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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