• Campolo Discusses Critical Next Steps for the #MeToo Movement in “Destination Unknown: Where is Law Headed in 2018?”

    Compiled by Adina Genn Long Island Business News Joseph N. Campolo, Esq. Managing Partner, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP The long overdue dialogue sparked by the #MeToo movement is not just a passing trend. In 2018, we must engage in an even deeper discussion on sexual harassment in the workplace. The priority is to make sure that women who have been victimized are safe and able to tell their stories. I applaud and support the many women who have had the strength to come forward and call out the many men who have abused their positions of power. However, this watershed moment also demands that we find ...

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    Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

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  • January 23 – Malafi Shares Insights on Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace While Preserving Company Culture

    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Steps Employers Should Take Now In the wake of the national moment of reckoning about sexual harassment in the workplace, how can your business ensure the safety and well-being of employees while also preserving camaraderie and company culture? Please join us for an informative presentation by Christine Malafi, partner at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick and an experienced attorney in corporate and labor & employment law. Christine will discuss the obligations of equal opportunity employers, identifying harassment including quid pro quo and hostile work environment, retaliation, reporting procedures, and how employers can stay ahead of the curve to create safe ...

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    Tuesday, January 02nd, 2018

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  • Campolo’s Interviews of Prominent Newsmakers & Personalities

    In addition to his legal work and community involvement, CMM Managing Partner Joe Campolo has built a reputation as a skilled and thought-provoking interviewer of prominent newsmakers and personalities. He strives to bring out the personal experiences of interviewees that have shaped their lives. Major interviews include: Randi Shubin Dresner, President & CEO of Island Harvest (CMM Live – March 2018) Don Catalano, President & CEO of iOptimize Realty (CMM Live – March 2018) Alex Badalamenti, President & CEO of bld architecture (CMM Live – February 2018) Jack Kulka, Founder & President of the Kulka Group (CMM Live – February 2018) Teresa Ferraro, President of East/West Industries ...

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    Tuesday, January 02nd, 2018

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  • CMM Welcomes Richard A. DeMaio as an Associate

    Ronkonkoma, NY – Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, is pleased to welcome Richard A. DeMaio, Esq., to the firm as an Associate. Previously, he was a Summer Associate at the firm in 2016. DeMaio focuses on litigation in varied subject matter including contract issues, business disputes, Federal Court matters, and landlord-tenant cases. He works extensively on motion practice in commercial litigation matters and also has experience preparing cases for trial including organizing exhibits, drafting trial memoranda, and assisting with trial strategy. DeMaio is particularly interested in the intersection of law and technology, ...

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    Tuesday, January 02nd, 2018

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  • With Spotlight on Sexual Harassment, Employers Should Take Heed

    By Jamie Herzlich Cases of sexual harassment have been making headlines on an almost daily basis in recent months. While many of the accounts have involved power players in media, entertainment or politics, they have shined a spotlight on the issue as a whole. To protect your business, train employees and managers on what constitutes sexual harassment. “A lot of people don’t realize where the line’s crossed,” says Christine Malafi, a partner at Ronkonkoma-based Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, who has advised clients on sexual harassment prevention training. Following the law is great, but employees need to implement best practices. For example, while employees can ...

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    Sunday, December 31st, 2017

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  • January 22 – Sidor to Speak on Business Succession Planning & Wealth Transfer at YorkBridge Business Leaders Conference in Montauk

    The YorkBridge Business Leaders Conference is an exclusive event for business owners and leading professionals in the Hamptons community. Aimed at addressing some of the highest priority subject matter facing business leaders in the current economic, financial, and political environment, we have engaged with expert speakers to provide thought provoking insight on the way in which personal decision making influences those most important to us; our families, our employees, and the community in which we work and live. Details: January 22, 2018 11 a.m. Gurney’s Montauk Resort, Montauk At  12:30 p.m., Melissa Sidor, Esq. of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick and John Larkin, CPA of Markowitz, Fenelon ...

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    Friday, December 29th, 2017

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  • CMM Year-End Newsletter: Habits of Highly Effective Negotiators, Employer’s Guide to Preventing Harassment in the Workplace, and more

    CMM Year-End Newsletter: Habits of Highly Effective Negotiators, Employer's Guide to Preventing Harassment in the Workplace, and more

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    Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

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  • What Started in Patchogue Is Now Mainstream

    By Steve Levy At the Vision Long Island Smart Growth Summit last week I was asked by a reporter to provide advice to incoming Nassau executive Laura Curran’s transition team. The conversation made me reflect upon my own transitioning before I took office as Suffolk executive in 2004. It was there I decided I wanted to merge the county’s housing division with the Economic Development Department. I appointed the former head of the Long Island Housing Partnership, Jim Morgo, to head the new department. We created a vision that centered downtown redevelopment upon an infusion of new, vibrant workforce housing to be ...

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    Thursday, December 14th, 2017

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  • January 31 – CMM Business Breakfast: “Master the Emotion & Psychology of Negotiation” Presented by Joe Campolo

    Whether you’re negotiating the release of hostages, negotiating with your toddler to try a new food, or something in between, the common thread is that all negotiations are based on human interaction. To succeed in any negotiation, you must understand the psychological and emotional principles at play and how to use them to your advantage. At his last presentation on the art of negotiation, Joe Campolo, a former Marine and the managing partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick – whose negotiation skills have taken him to the top of the business world – covered the basic building blocks that all negotiators need. Now, ...

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    Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective…Negotiators

    As Stephen R. Covey’s groundbreaking business book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People approaches its 30th birthday, I still find it to be more relevant than ever, particularly with regard to becoming a more effective negotiator. Rediscover this classic – or get to know it for the first time – when preparing for your next negotiation. Here, my take on the seven habits from a negotiator’s perspective: Be proactive. This habit acknowledges that we are all responsible for our own actions. You need to keep your focus on the things you can control rather than focus on the negative and ...

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    Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

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