• Supreme Court Preview

    Following an action-packed few weeks in June before summer break, the Supreme Court will begin its next session on October 5, 2015.  While the upcoming cases on the docket may not have generated the same attention as the major decisions reached at the end of the last term—when the Court weighed in the constitutional right to same-sex marriage and tax subsidies for the Affordable Care Act, among other headline-grabbing issues—below are summaries of cases we’ll be watching. October 6, 2015 Ocasio v. United States Ocasio will address a direct split among the Circuits as to extortion, specifically in the context of public ...

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    Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

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  • September 29: Senator Phil Boyle Fundraiser

    Please join us for a cocktail party in support of Senator Phil Boyle, New York State Senator on Tuesday, September 29th from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at our Ronkonkoma office located at 4175 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 400, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779. View flyer below for more information. To RSVP contact vtringone@cmmllp.com or mtussing@gmail.com.    Senator Boyle Fundraiser Flyer        

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    Monday, August 24th, 2015

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  • September 30: CMM Exec Breakfast: Execution – the art of getting things done! – NEW LOCATION

    PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION! September 30, 2015 Execution – the art of getting things done! Presented by Joe Campolo, Esq. With the summer behind us and four months left in 2015, it’s time for business leaders to put in the extra effort and make the final push across the finish line.  Join us as Joe Campolo speaks to today’s business leaders, encouraging them to finish the year strong. Following up on his popular “Bleed to Succeed” presentation in which he compels Long Island professionals to set goals and develop plans to reach them, it’s now time to look at the progress you’ve made ...

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    Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

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  • October 6: CMM Panelist at HIA-LI Health Conference

    Join us on Tuesday, October 6th at 8 am at the HIA-LI Health & Wellness Conference. Among the esteemed panelists, is William McDonald, head of CMM’s Healthcare team. The event’s executive breakfast will feature industry experts discussing ACA regulations, updates as of January 1, 2016, creative solutions and alternatives that are available to employers and more! Visit www.hia-li.org to learn more. 

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    Friday, August 21st, 2015

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  • Nov 10 – Joe Campolo on HIA-LI CEO Panel

    On November 10, 2015, the HIA-LI will be hosting a executive breakfast event entitled, “A CEO’s Perspective: What it Takes to Thrive in the LI Economy.” Joe Campolo will be moderating the panel of CEO’s who are also recipients of the 2016 HIA Business Achievement Awards. Visit hia-li.org for more details.  

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    Sunday, August 16th, 2015

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  • Q&A with Marc Alessi

          By Joe Kellard Marc Alessi keeps wearing many hats. A former state assemblyman and Long Island Power Authority board member, Alessi helped launch and finance startup companies across various industries, including the biotech, information technology, construction and real estate sectors. He co-founded the investment group Hampton’s Angel Network and is a past executive director of Long Island Angel Network. He helped establish Accelerate Long Island and serves as chairman and founding CEO of its portfolio company, SynchroPET. We spoke to Alessi after he joined the Ronkonkoma-based law firm Campolo, Middleton & McCormick in June as a member of its corporate and real ...

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    Friday, August 14th, 2015

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  • July 2015 Legal Brief – Firm Newsletter

    July 2015 Legal Brief - Firm Newsletter

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    Monday, July 27th, 2015

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  • Professional Profile – CMM Managing Partner Joe Campolo

    Name: Joe Campolo, Esq. Title: Managing Partner Company: Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP Location: Ronkonkoma & Bridgehampton, N.Y. Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: B.A., Stony Brook University; J.D. Fordham Law School First job outside of real estate: McDonald’s First job in real estate or allied field: Attorney What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Now – manage a very busy law firm; Future – involves a beach and golf. How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Shorts, BBQ, drinks Favorite book or author: “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson Favorite movie: “Godfather II” (Is there another movie?) OK, also “Gladiator.” Last ...

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    Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

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  • Holding of Lease Security Deposits

    Landlord and tenant stories can be entertaining, especially so with a Hamptons summer residential rental. The seasonal rent could be six figures–akin to a starting salary. The purpose of the security is to protect the landlord from damages cause by the tenant at the end of the lease. I am reminded of one Landlord in Southampton who wished to make a claim against the lease security deposit in order to repair a pock marked wall after his summer tenant departed post Labor Day weekend. The Landlord was baffled as to how hundreds of dime-sized holes punctured the sheetrock in the closet ...

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    Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

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  • How Portable is the Estate Tax Exemption?

    The IRS just came out with their final rulings on how portability is to be used for the federal estate tax exemption.  That statement alone probably makes no sense to half of my readers, so let me take a step back and explain. Currently there is a $5.43 million exemption to the federal estate tax.  This means that you only have to pay tax on anything that exceeds that amount.  The IRS says that if you don’t use all of your exemption when you die, your surviving spouse can ‘port’ it over to her and add it to her exemption amount. A ...

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    Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

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