CMM Legal Blog

Court of Appeals Holds Tenant’s Waiver of Right to Seek Declaratory Judgment Enforceable

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: May 15th, 2019

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On May 7, 2019, the Court of Appeals in 159 MP Corp. v Redbridge Bedford, LLC, 2019 WL 1995526, agreed […]

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Exceptions to Attorney-Client Privilege: Communications that Establish a Legal Claim

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: May 9th, 2019

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In an article published in last year’s Suffolk Lawyer, I discussed decisions that upheld the confidentiality of attorney-client communications, one […]

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Suffolk County’s Plastics Ban: What Your Business Needs to Know

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: May 8th, 2019

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Suffolk County is the first county in New York State to restrict the use of plastic straws according to County […]

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Recent Changes in New York Election Law and How They Affect Your Business

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: May 7th, 2019

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Employers, take note: New York State’s Election Law was recently amended as part of the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget […]

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Southampton Bans Plastic Straws and Styrofoam in Food Establishments

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: April 3rd, 2019

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In 1988, Suffolk County passed the nation’s first law banning polystyrene “Styrofoam” food packaging due to its threat to the […]

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The 10th Commandment, in Short: Be Good to Your Neighbors

By: David Green, Esq.

Posted: March 28th, 2019

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Much ado has been made recently about Amazon’s Long Island City venture. For better or worse (or we may never […]

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Copyright: “Registration” vs. “Application” Finally Solved

By: Eryn Truong, Esq.

Posted: March 19th, 2019

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A copyright gives the creator of a work an exclusive legal right to reproduce, and authorize others to reproduce, the […]

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Common Fraud Schemes Against the Elderly

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: March 10th, 2019

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Have you received phone calls lately from Lithuania? The IRS? Someone claiming that unless you share your social security number […]

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Insurance Coverage for Electronic Data Loss

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: January 3rd, 2019

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Almost daily, the headlines report new cybersecurity attacks, each more brazen and far-reaching than the last. Businesses may think their […]

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2019 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq.

Posted: December 31st, 2018

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Another year has come and gone. As we usher in 2019, business owners should know that New York State has […]

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