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Rochester businesses are transitioning to deliver the next generation of services and technologies. And once again, building on its history of innovation, Nixon Peabody is at the forefront.

We help transform business plans into corporate enterprises, providing financing, intellectual property counsel and other legal services to new and established companies.

And as new businesses emerge in Upstate New York, we continue to support Rochester’s corporate leaders as they evolve and take on the challenges of the current and future business environment. Focused industry teams bring deep experience and honed foresight in the medical technology, financial services, consumer products, food and energy industries. We have the knowledge and experience to help our clients with real estate, workforce, securities and financing needs.

When disputes surface, our litigators and trial lawyers in Rochester combine unmatched tenacity and creativity with their industry knowledge to craft practical and efficient solutions that get clients back to business. Our team members bring the talent, resources and diverse experience of a national law firm to handle the difficult and important issues for businesses, whether complex litigations or class actions, or protection of intellectual property. Together with our colleagues, we appear in courts locally and around the world. And as tomorrow’s entrepreneurs join the ranks of individuals and families who have built successful enterprises in Rochester, our trusts and estates attorneys will assure they have a financial plan for the future.

With deep roots in the Rochester community and steadfast commitment to its future, we are leaders in the community in providing pro bono service and unmatched support to the boards of our newest and oldest cultural institutions, maintaining a diverse workplace and operating with sustainable practices.

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  • Judge promises quick decision on challenge to Taunton casino
    Boston Globe | July 12, 2016
    This article provides updates on the legal battle over the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s plan to build a $1 billion casino in Taunton, MA, a city located 40 miles from Boston. Partner David Tennant and associate Matt Frankel are representing the group of Taunton property owners.
  • Calling All Breweries: Is Your Wastewater In Order?
    Law360 | July 11, 2016
    Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford and San Francisco Energy & Environmental associate Alison Torbitt co-authored this column discussing the EPA’s national standards for industrial wastewater discharged to local publicly owned treatment works and how they affect breweries.
  • New York's craft beverage industry moves forward
    Buffalo Law Journal | July 4, 2016
    Food, Beverage & Agriculture team members New York City associate Jackie Sudano and Rochester associate Joe Carello provide commentary in this in-depth feature article that looks at the current state of New York’s craft beverage industry.
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  • MCC hosts Valor Day for ‘One Team One Fight'
    The Daily Record | June 21, 2016
    This article discusses the Valor Day fair for veterans and active/reserve duty members of the Armed Forces. Rochester commercial litigation counsel Kevin Saunders is quoted and highlighted as a co-founder of the One Team One Fight initiative, which provides a one-stop resource for veterans seeking help with legal issues. Rochester associate Isaac Figueras is also mentioned as a volunteer.
  • Landscape is in flux for non-compete agreements
    Rochester Business Journal | June 10, 2016
    Rochester labor and employment partner Steve Jones is quoted in this article about recent changes to the New York laws surrounding non-compete agreements.
  • Take time to negotiate all aspects of foreign investments
    Rochester Business Journal | June 10, 2016
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and Boston partner Linda Ji authored this column about important aspects of foreign investing.
  • Career Tracker
    Reuters Legal | June 8, 2016
    The arrival of Rochester securities counsel Christine Westbrook is highlighted in this column.
  • Major Changes for OT
    Rochester Business Journal | May 20, 2016
    Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Todd Shinaman is quoted in this article about the Department of Labor’s recent changes to overtime regulations.
  • State Legislation Increases Wages, Mandates Family Leave
    Rochester Business Journal | May 13, 2016
    Rochester partners Jeff LaBarge and Steve Jones, counsel Todd Shinaman, and associates Joe Carello and Kim Harding co-authored this column discussing New York’s landmark legislation raising the minimum wage and mandating paid family leave.
  • Will we see LDC criminals sentenced?
    Democrat and Chronicle | May 3, 2016
    Rochester commercial litigation partner Chris Thomas is noted as representing Democrat & Chronicle in a story about its challenge to a request to ban video cameras from the upcoming sentencing of three men involved a high-profile LDC corruption case.
  • Bruegger's Moving Toward Sale
    Rochester Business Journal | April 29, 2016
    New York City Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy counsel Chris Desiderio is quoted in this article about a U.S. Bankruptcy Court sale of Flour City Bagels LLC.
  • NJ Lawyers Say NY's Office Requirement Can Still Be Defeated
    New Jersey Law Journal | April 27, 2016
    Rochester attorney Dave Schraver is quoted in this article about a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on a challenge to the New York law requiring out-of-state lawyers to maintain offices in the state. It’s noted that he heads NYSBA’s 12-member working group that will be examining Section 470.
  • EPA's aggressive environmental agenda gets boost
    Buffalo Business First | April 25, 2016
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner is quoted in this feature story that discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s agenda moving forward.
  • DOI Seeks To Pare Challenge Of Approval Of Mass. Tribe Trust
    Law360 | April 20, 2016
    Rochester partner David Tennant and Boston associate Matthew Frankel are noted as counsel representing Massachusetts residents in a case involving land the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has put into a trust for a $500 million casino project.
  • Q&A with Nixon Peabody's Kate Martinez
    Law360 | April 18, 2016
    Rochester associate Kate Martinez is featured in this Q&A about international arbitration.
  • LLCs should carefully choose an incentive compensation plan
    Rochester Business Journal | April 15, 2016
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and associate Brian Mahoney authored this column in which they explore tax considerations around equity-based compensation plans.
  • Connections with Evan Dawson: The Future of Libel Law
    WXXI (PBS Rochester) | April 13, 2016
    Rochester partner Christopher Thomas discusses the potential impact of Donald Trump’s desire to change libel law if elected president.
  • When Jobs Go Wrong
    Nature | March 24, 2016
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Stephanie Caffera is featured in this piece discussing having to dismiss lab members and how to go about doing so properly.
  • Neb. Tribe's High Court Win Doesn't Clinch Tax Power
    Law360 | March 23, 2016
    Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant is quoted in this article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Tuesday granting a Nebraska tribe a win by ruling that a federal land act didn't reduce the size of its reservation.
  • Meet the Board: Colleen Raimond
    Empty Closet (a Genesee Valley Gay Alliance publication) | March 16, 2016
    Rochester associate Colleen Raimond, a board member of the Genesee Valley Gay Alliance, is profiled.
  • Judge dismisses clay mine appeal
    Finger Lakes Times | March 13, 2016
    Rochester Energy & Environmental associate Amy Reichhart is mentioned as counsel for Seneca Meadows Landfill in this article about the recent appeal decision in favor of her client.
  • N.Y. takes aim against transgender discrimination in the workplace
    Rochester Business Journal | March 11, 2016
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and associate Kim Harding co-authored this law column discussing transgender discrimination issues in the workplace.
  • Involving Children in Estate Planning
    Rochester Business Journal 2016 Guide to Wealth Management | March 11, 2016
    Rochester private clients partner Stephanie Seiffert and associate Kenneth Hunt authored this piece on the importance of families having their children involved in the estate planning process.
  • Nextpert: Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines draw near
    Democrat and Chronicle | February 28, 2016
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene contributed this column which describes a new set of requirements for employers under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Law360 Native American Editorial Advisory Board
    Law360 | February 25, 2016
    This feature story profiles the members of the 2016 Native American Law360 editorial advisory board, including partner David Tennant, who served on the 2015 board as well.
  • Belhurst Castle adds mystery surcharge to bill
    Democrat and Chronicle | February 23, 2016

    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello is quoted in this piece providing commentary on New York State “labor surcharge” on dining tabs.

  • FDA takes steps to define ‘natural' on food labels
    Rochester Business Journal | February 12, 2016
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and Buffalo associate Tracey Scarpello co-authored this column on steps the Food and Drug Administration is taking to define “natural” on food labels in the changing landscape of food ingredient and production.
  • Fairy Tale Endings for Office Romances are Far-Fetched
    Law360 | February 10, 2016
    Labor & Employment attorneys Kim Harding and Bob Dolinko authored this column discussing how employers should handle office romances.
  • Enact Security Policy to Avoid Legal Woes after a Breach
    Rochester Business Journal | January 22, 2016
    Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Kate Martinez is quoted in this story about cybersecurity. Her commentary focuses on the evolving laws around data privacy and their increasing complexity.
  • Navigating the new rules of securities-based crowdfunding
    Rochester Business Journal | January 15, 2016
    Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester associate Brian Becker authored this column discussing how clients can best leverage the new rules of securities-based crowdfunding.
  • Washington Oks last-minute changes to health care rules
    Rochester Business Journal | January 4, 2016
    Rochester partner and leader of our Health and Welfare Employee Benefits team, Kate Saracene provides commentary in this feature article discussing the potential impact of recent changes to the Affordable Care Act.
  • Rochester Chamber elects Rob Sands chairman
    Democrat & Chronicle | December 16, 2015
    Rochester partner and firm general counsel Brian Flanagan is featured in this article on the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s leadership.
  • Engaging with activist investors may be best approach
    Rochester Business Journal | December 11, 2015
    Rochester Securities partner Deborah McLean provides third-party commentary in this feature article on how public companies can deal with activist shareholders.
  • Social Media in the Hiring Process
    Practical Law | December 1, 2015
    Labor & Employment partner Jeff Gilbreth and associate Joe Carello discuss a number of issues facing employers that access and use social media in the hiring process.
  • Business owners try to plan as extenders package sits
    Rochester Business Journal | November 27, 2015
    Rochester Private Clients associate Sarah Brownlow is quoted in this article on tax extenders which appeared in the Rochester Business Journal’s Guide to Taxes and Financial Planning.
  • Mission investing comes to the fore with recent announcements
    Rochester Business Journal | November 13, 2015
    Partners Jeff LaBarge and Mike Cooney co-authored this column on “mission” or “impact investing”—terms used to describe the deployment of philanthropic investment capital to advance charitable ends.
  • Lawsuits against Excellus, claims of fraud mount
    Democrat and Chronicle | November 8, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Kate Martinez, a member of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection team, provides third-party commentary in this article on the legal challenges facing a leading health insurer following a hack that led to access to personal information of 10.5 million current and former customers and vendors.
  • Dealbook: Firms Wrestle with Making Room for Younger Lawyers
    The New York Times | November 5, 2015
    Nixon Peabody is positioned in this feature article as a firm focused on creating an entrepreneurial environment where attorneys can pursue their passion and thrive. CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted discussing the need for attorneys to focus on the future. Associate Joe Carello, a member of our Labor & Employment practice and Food, Beverage & Agriculture industry team, is also quoted within the story discussing efforts to grow a practice providing legal services to craft breweries and how these efforts are supported by the firm.
  • Fast Start – She's at home in the legal field
    Rochester Business Journal | October 23, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Meghan Schubmehl is featured in this weekly profile.
  • 'Uphill Battle' Expected in Light for Statewide $15 Minimum Wage
    Buffalo Business First  | October 23, 2015
    Labor & Employment counsel Todd Shinaman provides commentary in this feature story on the legal battle over the push for a $15 minimum wage in New York State.
  • Protect your consumers' privacy from mass telemarketing
    Rochester Business Journal | October 9, 2015
    This column explains the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the risks to businesses, and how businesses can avoid TCPA liability. Corporate transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, commercial litigation associate Dan Deane and IP litigation associate Troy Lieberman collaborated on the piece.
  • Justices May Stress Non-Tribal History in Jurisdiction Fight
    Law360 | October 8, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant, a member of Native American Law360’s editorial board, provides third-party in this U.S. Supreme Court tribal jurisdiction article.
  • Decide access in public
    Democrat and Chronicle | October 3, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Chris Thomas authored this opinion piece on the right to public criminal trials and free press.
  • 2015 Class for Forty Under 40 Chosen
    Rochester Business Journal | September 25, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Kate Martinez is among this year’s “Forty Under 40” class.
  • Define contractors' role at work
    Democrat and Chronicle | September 19, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello authored this column on properly classifying contract workers.
  • Think NLRB Rules Don't Apply to You? Think Again
    Rochester Business Journal | September 18, 2015
    Rochester Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Labor & Employment associate Kim Harding authored this column discussing increased enforcement actions by the National Labor Relations Board, the resulting litigation and how employers should comply.
  • Efforts Intensify to Keep Data Breaches at Bay
    Rochester Business Journal | September 18, 2015
    General Counsel Brian Flanagan and Chief Information Officer Mike Green are quoted in this feature story discussing efforts by professional services organizations to combat data breaches.
  • Hopping Business
    Rochester Business Journal | September 18, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello and Rochester Corporate Transactions associate Brian Mahoney are extensively quoted in this cover story on how craft breweries are acting as economic drivers and some of the challenges these growing businesses face.
  • Wearable devices pose data security problems
    Rochester Business Journal | August 21, 2015
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester associate Joe Carello authored this column discussing legal issues surrounding wearable devices in the workplace.
  • What you should know about social media
    Daily Record | August 20, 2015
    Rochester associates Joe Carello and Kate Martinez are quoted throughout this piece discussing tips for employers handling social media and data issues before, during, and after employment.
  • State Bar Publishes Book on 2nd Amendment
    New York Law Journal | August 13, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant is mentioned in an article about the New York State Bar Association’s recently published book, Understanding the Second Amendment, Gun Regulation in America Today and Yesterday.  The book is a result of the Bar’s Task Force on Gun Violence.  David is chair of the Task Force.
  • Interns: To pay or not to pay, that is the question
    Democrat & Chronicle | August 2, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones authored this column in Sunday’s Democrat & Chronicle discussing summer internships and what employers need to keep in mind.
  • Are Private Institution Security Department Records Subject to Disclosure Under Public Records Acts?
    Privacy & Security Law Report | August 1, 2015
    This column discusses two decisions that demonstrate the competing considerations in determining whether private institutions’ campus security departments equate to public acts subject to public records laws. Mike Cooney, Chris Thomas, Steven Richard and Kacey Houston Walker authored the piece.
  • State Bar Chooses Members to Study NY Constitution
    New York Law Journal | July 28, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation senior counsel Bob Witmer is named as one of 25 members of the New York State Bar Association committee that will study potential changes to the state’s constitution.
  • State Offers an Efficient Resource for Business Dispute Resolution
    Rochester Business Journal | July 10, 2015
    In this monthly “Law” column, Rochester partners Jeff LaBarge and David Tennant discuss efforts by the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division to improve the litigation process.
  • Employers Stay on Path as ACA Upheld
    Buffalo Law Journal | July 6, 2015
    Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell, Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene discusses the impact on employers.
  • For Firms, King Ruling Means ‘Business as Usual'
    Rochester Business Journal | July 2, 2015
    Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene authored this op-ed on the impact on employers following the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision.
  • Tourists More Eager than Businesses to Embark on Cuba
    Rochester Business Journal | June 26, 2015
    Washington, DC, M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Alexandra Lopez-Casero is quoted in this article on doing business in Cuba.
  • Attorneys React To Supreme Court's ACA Save
    Law360 | June 25, 2015
    Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary on the Supreme Court’s highly-anticipated Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision.
  • With Supreme Court Case Over, ACA's Loose Ends Are New Target
    Crain's New York Business: Health Pulse | June 25, 2015
    As the Supreme Court winds down its current term, Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene discusses the Court’s highly-anticipated Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision.
  • Law360 Announces 2015 Native American Editorial Board
    Law360 | June 19, 2015
    Rochester partner David Tennant has been named to Law360’s 2015 Native American editorial advisory board.
  • Law Column: Battle against sexual violence is underway, but change will be slow
    Rochester Business Journal | June 15, 2015
    Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Chris Thomas authored this article on college sexual assault and associated legislation.
  • Negotiating Global Disputes Offers a Way to Move on
    Rochester Business Journal | June 12, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Kate Martinez is quoted in this article on the use of arbitration in international disputes.
  • The Rising Tide of Suspensions and Debarments in Government Contracts
    Government Contracting Law Report | June 10, 2015
    In the second of this two-part column, Washington, DC, partner and leader of the firm’s Government Contracts team Vince Napoleon and Rochester Commercial Litigation counsel Kevin Saunders discuss the increasing the number of suspensions and debarments among government contractors.
  • Pro Bono Spotlight
    Daily Record | June 9, 2015
    Rochester Immigration and Private Clients senior counsel Patti Morrison is named on a list of attorneys on the May Honor Roll for her pro bono service.
  • Anthony Museum Names New Board, Officers
    The Daily Record | June 1, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Kim Harding has been elected to the board of the National Susan B. Anthony House.
  • Connections: Legislation for Campus Sexual Assaults
    WXXI News | May 11, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Chris Thomas is one of the featured panelists for a discussion on possible New York State campus sexual assault legislation.
  • Drone technology is taking off, but so are its regulations
    Rochester Business Journal | May 8, 2015
    Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and San Francisco Commercial Litigation associate Cameron Cloar-Zavaleta authored this column discussing trends in unmanned aircraft systems legislation and potential opportunities for businesses.
  • Scrutiny, Awareness Raise the Stakes for Employers
    Rochester Business Journal | May 1, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones is quoted throughout this article about trends in wage hour legislation and compliance. Click here to read the full article.
  • The Rising Tide of Suspensions and Debarments in Government Contracts
    Government Contracting Law Report | May 1, 2015
    Washington, DC, partner and leader of the firm’s Government Contracts team Vince Napoleon and Rochester Commercial Litigation counsel Kevin Saunders coauthored this column, the first of two in this series, on how the current environment is increasing the number of suspensions and debarments among government contractors.
  • Why Roc: Cloud Computing Risks
    WROC-TV (CBS Rochester) | April 22, 2015
    Rochester Private Equity & Investment Funds partner Jeremy Wolk discusses the legal risks surrounding cloud computing.
  • Labor Board Shields Online Rants
    National Law Journal | April 20, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Stephanie Caffera is quoted in this article discussing a National Labor Relations Board decision regarding an employee’s expletive-filled rant on Facebook against this employer.
  • Bad Mouths and Loose Lips Have Lots of Leeway at NLRB
    Law360 | April 15, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Stephanie Caffera authored this column discussing how the National Labor Relations Board is dealing with situations involving foul language by employees directed toward/about their employers.
  • Confusing Wage Laws Trip Up Businesses
    Democrat & Chronicle | April 15, 2015
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones discusses how labor law violations, penalties and accusations can impact employers. Click here to read the full article.
  • Put Low Interest Rates to Work in Estate Planning Strategies
    Rochester Business Journal | April 10, 2015
    Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Private Clients associate Sarah Brownlow authored this column discussing the real estate strategy of locking in low interest rates to generate higher returns and reduce future estate tax burdens.
  • Venture Capital for Social Service Organizations
    Rochester Business Journal | April 3, 2015
    Partner and leader of our Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney and Boston Public Finance counsel Navjeet Bal authored this piece discussing how social impact bonds can help address some of Rochester's social challenges.
  • Lawyers Resist Plan to Trim Length of Appeals Briefs
    National Law Journal | April 1, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant is quoted in this article discussing the proposal by the Judicial Conference's Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules to limit appellate briefs.
  • Rochester's Top Workplaces 2015
    Democrat & Chronicle | March 26, 2015
    Nixon Peabody is ranked among the Rochester's Top Workplaces for 2015.
  • Trends and Compliance in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    Rochester Business Journal | March 20, 2015
    Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, Rochester Commercial Litigation counsel Kevin Saunders, Providence Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Charles Tamuleviz, and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Sy co-authored this article on trends and compliance in FCPA in light of the DOJ’s increased enforcement efforts.
  • How changes in Cuba embargo affect travel, banking, exports, more
    Rochester Business Journal | February 13, 2015
    M&A and Corporate Transactions partners Jeff LaBarge and Alexandra Lopez-Casero and Commercial Litigation counsel Alycia Ziarno authored this column on the business implications of easing Cuba sanctions.
  • Gun Violence Report Can Be Educational Tool
    Daily Record | February 9, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant is quoted in this article on the report by a New York State Bar Association task force on gun violence.
  • New Canandaigua Town Zoning Chair Takes Helm
    Daily Messenger | January 23, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Terence Robinson is featured in this profile following his appointment as the chairman of the Canandaigua Town Board’s Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Not All is Well with Wellness Programs
    Buffalo Law Journal | January 12, 2015
    Partner and co-leader of Labor & Employment practice group Eric Paley is quoted in this article discussing the state of workplace wellness programs.
  • Strong Internal Controls Offer Defense Against Fraud
    Rochester Business Journal | January 9, 2015
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Chris Thomas and Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello are quoted in this article discussing how businesses can defend against fraud.
  • Retiree Benefits Burden Many Employers
    Buffalo Business First | January 9, 2015
    Partner and co-leader of Labor & Employment practice group Eric Paley is quoted in this article discussing issues employers encounter with retiree benefits.
  • EPA Coal Ash Rules May Hasten Power Plant Closures
    Law360 | January 8, 2015
    Rochester Partner and leader of the firm’s Energy and Environmental practices Scott Turner and senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford authored this article discussing the Environmental Protection Agency’s comprehensive set of requirements for the “safe” disposal of coal combustion residuals.
  • In Question: Health Benefits for the Retired
    Buffalo Law Journal | December 15, 2014
    Partner and co-leader of the Labor & Employment practice group Eric Paley is quoted in this feature story addressing medical benefits for retirees.
  • Strategy to Grown NYS Craft Beverage Industry Comes to Fruition
    Rochester Business Journal | December 12, 2014
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and associate Brian Mahoney authored this column on the history of legislation in New York that has helped the craft beverage industry flourish, and how the Craft New York Act of 2014 will contribute to further growth.
  • Tough Insider-Trading Policies Help Avoid Risky Situations
    Rochester Business Journal | December 12, 2014
    Rochester office managing partner and Commercial Litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum is quoted throughout this feature story discussing the importance of strong training and compliance programs.
  • Craft Beverage Legislation Goes Down Smooth in NY
    Law360 | December 2, 2014
    Rochester associate Brian Mahoney authored this column on the New York Craft New York Act, which encourages the growth of the craft beverage industry.
  • Tricky Business: Taking Down Old Coal Plants
    POWER | December 1, 2014
    Rochester Real Estate partner Bruce Baker is quoted in this article on the unprecedented retirements of U.S. coal-fired power plants. Bruce's NP alert/blog post is the source of the commentary.
  • After Delays, Employer Mandate Kicks in Soon
    Business First of Buffalo | November 28, 2014
    Rochester partner and Health and Welfare Employee Benefits team leader Kate Saracene is quoted in this end-of-year story on the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate to provide health insurance coverage going into effect Jan. 1.
  • Judge Hears Democrat and Chronicle Plate Reader Suit
    Democrat and Chronicle | November 25, 2014
    Mentioned in this article are some of Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Chris Thomas’ arguments on behalf of Democrat & Chronicle in an ongoing case regarding the publication’s Freedom of Information Law request for license plate data.
  • Keep Your Company's Trade Secrets from Walking Out Your Door
    Rochester Business Journal | November 21, 2014
    Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Terence Robinson collaborated on this column discussing 10 practical ideas to safeguard trade secrets.
  • Nixon Peabody Attorney Hooked by TV Lawyers
    Democrat & Chronicle | November 18, 2014
    This feature story profiles Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones. In the piece, Steve discusses a range of topics including his passion for employment law, how he developed his practice and the firm’s history in and commitment to Rochester.
  • Attorneys of the Year 2014
    The Daily Record (Rochester, NY) | November 6, 2014
    Immediate past New York State Bar Association president Dave Schraver and Commercial Litigation partner Sheldon Smith are featured within this special section honoring the 2014 attorneys of the year.
  • Don't Get Tripped Up by Big OT Changes
    Democrat and Chronicle | October 29, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Stephanie Caffera authored this column discussing how anticipated changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act will impact employers.
  • Finalists Chosen for 2015 Athena Awards
    Rochester Business Journal | October 17, 2014
    Rochester office managing partner and Commercial Litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum is named among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Athena Award recognizing women who are achievers in the workplace and give back to the community.
  • Take Extra Steps When Social Media Page Is Evidence
    Law360 | October 10, 2014
    Partner and Commercial Litigation practice group co-leader Jon Sablone, Providence counsel Steven Richard and Rochester associate Kevin Saunders authored this column discussing the foundational prerequisites to authenticate and admit website evidence that must be developed before presentation at trial.
  • Honorees Picked for 20th Year of Forty Under 40
    Rochester Business Journal | September 26, 2014
    Rochester Global Finance associate John LaBoda is listed as a Rochester Business Journal 2014 Forty Under 40 honoree.
  • Schooled in Business – On the job
    Rochester Business Journal | September 26, 2014
    Rochester Public Company Transactions associate John Moragne is featured in this interview discussing his background, how he arrived at law school, and his business-focused practice.
  • Understanding Environmental Laws Reduces Risks
    Rochester Business Journal | September 19, 2014
    Rochester partner and leader of the firm’s Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner is quoted in this article on how to reduce the risks of criminal and civil prosecutions from violations of environmental laws.
  • Optics firm taking Chinese manufacturers to task
    Democrat & Chronicle | September 18, 2014
    Rochester IP Counseling & Transactions partner Kristen Walsh is quoted in this article on IP issues for U.S. companies operating, or considering starting operations, in China.
  • The State of America's Home Health Care Workers in 2014
    Law360 | September 18, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello authored this column discussing the state of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • MasterCard Ruling Warns In-House Attys on Privilege Limits
    Law360 | September 2, 2014
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant, who helped develop New York’s revised privilege log practice, provides third-party commentary in this feature article.
  • Workplaces to Deal with Medical Marijuana Issues
    Democrat & Chronicle | August 25, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello is featured in this Q&A discussing how New York State’s medical marijuana rules likely will affect workers and workplaces.
  • Employers Bracing for Penalties under the Affordable Care Act
    Albany Business Review | August 18, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary in this feature story on the top challenges facing employers under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Case Leaves Open Questions on Affirmative Action at Public Colleges
    Rochester Business Journal | August 15, 2014
    This guest column authored by Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant and Commercial Litigation associate Brian Jacek focuses on the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case and how it could affect colleges and universities in the Rochester area.
  • The Record
    Rochester Business Journal | July 25, 2014
    This news brief notes that Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello has joined the Board of the Catholic Family Center, Rochester's largest family service provider.
  • Medical Marijuana Statute Creates Awkward Situation for Employers
    Rochester Business Journal | July 18, 2014
    Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello co-authored this column discussing what New York State’s medical marijuana law will mean for employers.
  • Are Workplace Wellness Programs Legal?
    Forbes | July 16, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary in this column addressing wellness programs.
  • Easing Pain, Sparking Concerns
    Long Island Business News | July 11, 2014
    Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Joe Carello provide commentary on how New York State employers can prepare for dealing with employees who have access to or use medical marijuana.
  • Don't Miss It: Hot Deals & Firms We're Following This Week
    Law360 | July 10, 2014
    Gannett Co., Inc.’s acquisition of seven Texas television stations from London Broadcasting Company for $215 million is highlighted among the top deals this week. Nixon Peabody represented Gannett. The deal team noted in the coverage includes Public Company Transactions practice group leader John Partigan, Labor & Employment partners Brian Kopp and Michael Hausknecht, Tax partner Christian McBurney, Antitrust partner Gordon Lang and counsel Alycia Ziarno, and associates Tiana Butcher and Pierce Han.
  • Rule Limiting Privilege Log Practice to Take Effect
    Commercial Litigation Insider | July 9, 2014
    This coverage highlights new Rule 11-b, signed by New York Chief Administrative Judge Gail Prudenti, which will instruct parties to meet at the outset of the case and afterward to discuss the scope and parameters of privilege review. Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant, co-author of the rule, is quoted.
  • Gartner Lists Top Info Security Tech
    Law Technology News | July 8, 2014
    Director of IT operations and e-discovery services John Roman provides commentary on the top 10 information security technologies as determined by leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner Inc.
  • Versar picks up J.M. Waller
    The Deal | July 2, 2014
    Client J.M. Waller Associates’ sale to Versar, Inc. is highlighted in this piece. The coverage notes J.M. Waller’s legal team led by securities practice group leader John Partigan and includes partners Brian Kopp and Christian McBurney; associate Pierce Han; and paralegal Alicia Rotella.
  • The Churn
    American Lawyer | June 27, 2014
    This coverage highlights the arrival of Rochester Employee Benefits counsel Darcie Falsioni.
  • Excellence in Law
    Daily Record | June 26, 2014
    This special section features the Rochester-area attorneys earning “Excellence in Law” distinctions. Rochester Energy & Environmental partner Jean McCreary is profiled among the “Top Women in Law.” Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello and Real Estate associate Darren Miller are among the “Up & Coming Attorneys.”
  • ACA, Health Insurance Exchanges and the Future of COBRA
    Law360 | June 18, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment attorneys Jo Ann Butler, Brian Kopp and Kate Saracene authored this column discussing two recent government announcements that aid employers’ ability to steer COBRA-eligible individuals, discuss the future role of COBRA and explore proactive ways that employers might encourage COBRA-eligible individuals to elect marketplace coverage.
  • Rising Stars
    New York Law Journal | June 16, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones is featured in this special section profiling the New York Law Journal’s 2014 Rising Stars honorees.
  • The Record
    Rochester Business Journal | June 13, 2014
    This coverage notes that Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Erik Goergen has joined the Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Board of Directors.
  • Discovery Process Can Hold Key to Resolution of Legal Case
    Rochester Business Journal | June 13, 2014
    Commercial Litigation partner and Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum provides commentary in this feature story on the discovery process.
  • Law: Preparation, prompt response limit impact of disputes
    Rochester Business Journal | June 13, 2014
    Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum authored this column on preparation for business disputes.
  • 9 Tips to Safely Use Cloud Storage
    Law Technology News | May 29, 2014
    Director of the firm’s Electronic Discovery and Information Technology Operations team John Roman authored this column providing recommendations to consider when choosing a cloud-based file storage provider.
  • Is Your Estate Plan as Out-of-Date as the Eight-Track Tape?
    Rochester Business Journal | May 9, 2014
    This contributed article co-authored by Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Private Clients counsel Stephanie Seiffert focuses on including your digital assets (such as online accounts) when putting together your estate plan.
  • New Members of Brighton Hall of Fame Include Inventor, Lawyer, Philanthropist, Scientist and Actress
    Democrat and Chronicle | May 7, 2014
    Rochester senior counsel Susan Robfogel is highlighted as one of the five inductees into the Brighton High School Alumni Hall of Fame for 2014.
  • Evolving risks complicate efforts to protect key data
    Rochester Business Journal | May 2, 2014
    This article focuses on the challenges professional services firms face in safeguarding sensitive information. Rochester director of information technology operations, John Roman, is among those quoted in this article discussing why multiple layers of security are essential.
  • Post-recession, it's still a buyer's market for legal services
    Rochester Business Journal | May 2, 2014
    Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum is featured in this special report on the legal industry. Carolyn highlights the growing number of companies doing business abroad and how we are servicing those clients through the firm’s offices in Asia and our Terralex network.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley's Whistle-blower Protections Reach Private Contractors
    The Corporate Governance Advisor | May 1, 2014
    This column discusses the Supreme Court’s interpretation of Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection to reach employees of public company's private contractors. Commercial Litigation partners Carolyn Nussbaum and Jon Sablone, Labor & Employment partner David Rosenthal and Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin authored the piece.
  • 2014 Rising Stars
    New York Law Journal | May 1, 2014
    The New York Law Journal has selected Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones as one of the publication’s 2014 Rising Stars.
  • Future of fracking is up in the air
    Daily Record | April 25, 2014
    Rochester partner and leader of the Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner is featured in this story on the future of hydraulic fracturing (“hydrofracking”).
  • Fracking Issues Raised by Auburn Wastewater Report
    Syracuse Post Standard | April 23, 2014
    This story highlights findings and broader implications of a report conducted by an engineering firm regarding the city of Auburn, New York’s ability to accept wastewater from gas drilling. Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford, who co-chairs the hydrofracking committee of the New York Water Environment Association, provides commentary.
  • Potential Impact of "Ban the Box"
    Buffalo Law Journal | April 21, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Stephanie Caffera discusses the “ban the box” ordinance, which removes the criminal conviction checkbox from job applications and prohibits employers from asking about convictions prior to an initial interview.
  • Are Student-Athletes Employees? A lot of money is at stake
    Rochester Business Journal | April 11, 2014
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge developed this column with Long Island Labor & Employment partner Dan Rizzi and associate Alex Gallin discussing the National Labor Relations Board decision over whether student athletes are “employees.”
  • 2014 Best of the Web Awards
    Rochester Business Journal | April 9, 2014
    Nixon Peabody is highlighted as the 2014 “Best of the Web” award winner for the legal services industry. The annual award recognizes Rochester’s best business websites in a number of industries.
  • Proposal on Privilege Logs Seeks to Trim Costs, Save Time
    Commercial Litigation Insider | April 4, 2014
    Rochester Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation partner David Tennant is quoted in this feature article on the proposed rule issued by the Office of Court Administration that would modify privilege log practice in the Commercial Division to streamline the process and ease the burden and costs on litigants. David co-authored the amendment.
  • A Family that Helped Shape Webster
    Democrat & Chronicle | March 19, 2014
    Rochester senior Commercial Litigation counsel Bob Witmer is featured in this article about his family’s impact on the community of Webster, New York.
  • Public defenders start pro bono appeals program
    Daily Record | March 17, 2014
    The new criminal appeals pro bono program at the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office is featured in this article. Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Brian Jacek is participating in the program.
  • Diligence Key in Protecting Intellectual Property
    Democrat & Chronicle | March 5, 2014
    Rochester Private Equity & Investment Funds counsel Jeremy Wolk authored this column focused on protecting intellectual property assets through due diligence and learning how to maximize them for the future.
  • Who Decides: The Court or the Arbitrator?
    Business Law Today (an American Bar Association publication) | March 1, 2014
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum and New York Commercial Litigation partner Chris Mason co-authored this article focusing on arbitration clauses and how they are applied in court.
  • Personal Notes on Lawyers
    New York Law Journal | February 18, 2014
    This coverage highlights our New York State attorneys elected to the partnership: New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Ashley Baynham, New York City Securities partner Dan McAvoy, New York City Commercial Litigation partner Abby Reardon and Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene.
  • Nixon Peabody Announces New Partners
    Daily Record | February 6, 2014
    This coverage highlights Rochester Labor & Employment attorney Kate Saracene who was elected into the firm’s partnership.
  • Attorneys Applaud Overhaul of Nonprofit Law for Cutting Red Tape
    New York Law Journal | December 20, 2013
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney, Rochester counsel Anita Pelletier, and Rochester partner and president of the New York State Bar Association Dave Schraver discuss the New York State Nonprofit Revitalization Act signed into law by Governor Cuomo.
  • After 75 Years, It's Time to Reform Overtime Laws
    Rochester Business Journal | December 20, 2013
    This op-ed authored by Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones focuses on Fair Labor Standards Act and discusses proposed amendments to the Act.
  • Startups Must Carefully Evaluate New Crowdfunding Options
    Rochester Business Journal | December 20, 2013
    In this monthly Rochester Business Journal law column, Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester law clerk Brian Mahoney focus on crowdfunding opportunities.
  • On the Town: ‘The Daily Record' honors Attorneys of the Year
    Daily Record | November 18, 2013
    Rochester Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation partner Chris Thomas is featured in this article highlighting the 2013 Attorneys of the Year.
  • 2013 RBJ Forty Under 40
    Rochester Business Journal | November 15, 2013
    Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene is among the 40 Rochester-area individuals under the age of 40 recognized for demonstrating significant professional accomplishments and community involvement.
  • SCOTUS Cert Skirt Left Door Open For Cy Pres Tune-Up
    Law360 | November 8, 2013
    This column discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of a petition for a writ of certiorari in Marek v. Lane. New York City Commercial Litigation partner Chris Mason, San Francisco Commercial Litigation partner Bruce Copeland, Manchester Commercial Litigation associate Dan Deane and Rochester Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation associate Kevin Saunders authored the piece.
  • Good Privacy Practices Help Your Firm Survive and Thrive
    Rochester Business Journal | November 8, 2013
    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Buffalo Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation counsel Jacob Herstek discuss why and how companies should have a strong compliance plan in the event of a data breach.
  • Your Email Can Be a Contract; Think Before You Click ‘Send'
    Rochester Business Journal | October 18, 2013
    In this column, Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge discusses how e-mail can amount to a contract if the sender is not careful.
  • Rochester firms work to protect intellectual property
    Democrat and Chronicle | September 27, 2013
    Rochester Private Equity & Investment Funds counsel Jeremy Wolk discusses the importance of sufficient capital and intellectual property safeguards for startups.
  • Nexpert: Check your commercial assessment
    Democrat and Chronicle | September 25, 2013
    Rochester Real Estate partner Jon Penna and Rochester Real Estate associate Rob Brenner co-author this column on commercial property assessment.
  • Client Needs Dictate Decision to Send Some Tasks Oversees
    Rochester Business Journal | September 20, 2013
    Rochester Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation partner Chris Thomas discusses e-discovery and predictive coding benefits in this feature article.
  • General Counsel Report Shift in Role, Study Reports
    Bloomberg News | September 19, 2013
    This coverage highlights the results of TerraLex’s survey of general counsel at 270 corporations. Senior Counsel Harry Trueheart and chairman of TerraLex is quoted.
  • WNY Businesses Face Post-DOMA Uncertainty
    Buffalo Law Journal | August 19, 2013

    Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene discusses the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Defense of Marriage Act decision.

  • Can Your Supply Chain Meet the Requirements of Regulators?
    Rochester Business Journal | August 16, 2013

    In this column, Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge discusses the regulatory requirements associated with supply chain management.

  • A Small Employer Weighs Obamacare Options to Cut Costs
    Bloomberg BusinessWeek | July 31, 2013

    This Q&A focuses on how Obamacare will affect small employers.  Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene addresses how companies may have the option to stop offering to pay for an employee’s insurance directly because he/she can purchase coverage through an individual Obamacare exchange.

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New York State cooling tower regulations move from "emergency" to "final"—with new requirements added
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Court of Appeals confirms common interest doctrine in New York viewed narrowly, requiring pending or anticipated litigation to attach to pre-merger communications
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Active New York State Division of Human Rights prohibits "associational" discrimination
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Renewed focus on managed care, program compliance in the OMIG's newly released 2016–17 work plan
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2016 Employer's Guide to New York State Labor Laws Released
May 2, 2016

Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group announces recommendations
Beverage Alcohol Alert | April 28, 2016

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April 18, 2016

New York passes landmark legislation raising minimum wage and mandating paid family leave
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NYS health commissioner uses discretion to issue blanket waiver to e-prescribing mandate in "exceptional circumstances"
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New York State e-prescribing mandate effective March 27, 2016; no further delay is expected
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New York takes aim at preventing transgender and gender identity discrimination in the workplace
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"Ban the Box" laws in New York—is your company compliant?
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New York's highest court expands medical providers' duty of care
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoes bill requiring New York nonprofits to create and implement workplace violence prevention programs
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New York: broker's license may be required for property managers
Real Estate Alert | December 2, 2015

The vagaries of cy pres — a New York court follows Virginia in supplanting the judgment of college trustee
Higher Education Alert | October 28, 2015

New York physicians prevail in suit alleging "surprise" bills
Health Care Alert | October 23, 2015

New York narrows the availability of real property tax exemptions for nonprofits
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NY legislature passes bill requiring nonprofits to create workplace violence prevention programs
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New York's top court rejects choice-of-law provision, endorses "blue pencil" doctrine in non-compete case
Employment Law Alert | June 19, 2015

New York poised to enact law standardizing sexual assault policy on all college campuses in the state
Higher Education Alert | June 18, 2015

Quality assurance requirements coming to NYS office-based surgery practices
Health Care Alert | May 20, 2015

NYS changes requirements for physician profiles
Health Care Alert | May 13, 2015

NYSERDA announces MW block incentive program for commercial and industrial grid-connected solar energy systems
Environmental Law Alert | May 13, 2015

2015 Employer's Guide to New York State Labor Laws Released
May 13, 2015

NYS Commissioner of Health granted new authority to appoint temporary operators of general hospitals
Health Care Alert | May 6, 2015

Will the New York Court of Appeals expand the class of individuals to whom providers owe a duty of care?
Health Care Alert | April 24, 2015

Court "hits the brakes" on lawyer's retaliation claims against his client's former employer
Employment Law Alert | April 17, 2015

OMIG reminds providers that compliance officer must be an employee of the provider
Health Care Alert | April 17, 2015

New York attorney general scrutinizing employers' use of on-call shifts
Employment Law Alert | April 14, 2015

Update: NYSLA marketing permit advisory postponed
Beverage Alcohol Alert | April 10, 2015

Amendment to New York's telehealth legislation
Health Care Alert | March 27, 2015

New York State Liquor Authority proposes advisories
Beverage Alcohol Alert | March 20, 2015

NY to raise tipped minimum wage to $7.50 per hour
Employment Law Alert | February 25, 2015

New York joins the rest of the nation in allowing LNG facilities
Environmental Alert | February 9, 2015

New York's Surprise Medical Bill Law: three things health care providers need to know before March 31
Health Care Alert | January 28, 2015

When Duty Calls: New York enacts labor law requiring leave for first responders
Employment Law Alert | January 7, 2015

New York health insurers and state Medicaid program to cover telehealth services
Health Care Alert | January 5, 2015

Governor Cuomo signs bill relieving all New York employers of burdensome annual pay notice requirements
Employment Law Alert | December 31, 2014

NYS mandates coordination between campus safety and local police
Higher Education Law Alert | December 22, 2014

So close, yet so far — the bill amending the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act still not signed
Employment Law Alert | December 12, 2014

Lawyers as a protected class? Lawyer "spins" client's retaliation claim and files lawsuit to lift ban from cycling studio
Employment Law Alert | November 26, 2014

New York beverage producers get a boost from the Craft New York Act
Beverage Alcohol Alert | November 13, 2014

Proposed New York ACO regulations: What you should know about becoming a certified ACO
Health Care Alert | October 17, 2014

Will NY DSRIP program's impact extend beyond the state Medicaid program?
Health Care Alert | October 17, 2014

New York's e-prescribing mandate: Are prescribers and pharmacies ready?
Health Care Alert | September 11, 2014

New York passes legislation protecting interns
Employment Law Alert | July 29, 2014

Pared down privilege logs in New York State's Commercial Division: the future of more efficient logs?
Commercial Litigation Alert | July 10, 2014

Steve Nelson's law: New York legislature passes bill requiring installation of carbon monoxide detectors in restaurants and commercial buildings
Real Estate Alert | July 2, 2014

Relief in sight: bill eliminating annual wage notice requirement passed by New York legislature
Employment Law Alert | June 25, 2014

What will New York's Medical Marijuana Law mean for employers?
Employment Law Alert | June 23, 2014

New York edges closer to legalizing medical marijuana
Health Care Alert | June 20, 2014

Should I Review My Estate Plan?
Private Clients Alert | June 18, 2014

New York's surprise medical bill law
Health Alert | June 3, 2014

City of Rochester, New York, becomes latest jurisdiction to "ban the box"
Employment Law Alert | May 27, 2014

2014 Employer's Guide to New York State Labor Laws Released
May 21, 2014

New York Court of Appeals eliminates requirement to allege specific law, rule or regulation violated by employer for whistleblower retaliation claims
Employment Law Alert | May 20, 2014

New York and several other states move closer to banning microbeads in personal care products
Products Alert | May 15, 2014

A new proposed Commercial Division rule on e-discovery from nonparties emphasizes cooperation, proportionality and easing the burden on nonparties
Electronic Discovery and Evidence Law Alert | April 29, 2014

NYS to issue grants for continued transformation of NY's health care delivery system – a funding opportunity for health care providers
Health Alert | April 15, 2014

New York court rejects claims against fund manager of a Madoff feeder fund, highlighting exculpatory terms in private fund agreement
Private Fund Disputes Alert | April 11, 2014

New York makes significant changes to its estate tax law
Private Clients Alert | April 7, 2014

Adjunct professors targeted for unionization
Employment Law Alert | March 28, 2014

The START-UP NY Program—New York State approves eight eligible "tax-free" zones
New York Law Alert | March 24, 2014

New York appellate court finds that Florida's non-compete law is "truly obnoxious" to New York public policy and renders a choice of law provision unenforceable
Employment Law Alert | February 14, 2014

There may be a place for investment by publicly traded entities in New York health care facilities after all
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New York State considers expanding office-based surgery rules to office-based anesthesia
Health Alert | February 3, 2014

Governor's budget seeks to implement recommendations adopted by NY State Advisory Committee regarding delivery of ambulatory care services
Health Alert | January 24, 2014

New York State will again consider allowing private equity investment in health care facilities
Health Law Alert | January 22, 2014

NY State's highest court finds health care clinic is not liable for nurse's disclosure of patient information
Health Alert | January 13, 2014

The trend towards increasing minimum wage continues–this time in New York
Employment Law Alert | December 20, 2013

No reason to deviate and create new "medical monitoring" cause of action in New York
Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation Alert | December 19, 2013

Reminder to complete OMIG compliance program and DRA compliance certifications
Health Law Alert | December 9, 2013

New York State providers should implement emergency regulations for insurance coverage of applied behavior analysis
Health Law Alert | November 20, 2013

START-UP NY: overview of implementing regulations and next steps for colleges, universities and businesses
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New York State DOL Publishes Final Regulations Regarding Permissible Wage Deductions
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New DOH regulations promote accountable care in New York
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Paving the way for enhanced collaboration, New York DOH proposes antitrust exemptions
Health Law Alert | September 27, 2013

Volunteers as employees: Considerations for nonprofit institutions
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Second Circuit ruling narrows double jeopardy protections in honest services prosecutions
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DOH requires surgical masks for unvaccinated health care workers
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Tax Assessment Reduction Strategies: Is your commercial/industrial property over-assessed?
May 20, 2016 | Rochester, NY

Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
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It's Not a Matter of If, But When: Lessons for Managing Cyber Risk
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New York Affordable Housing and Community Development Update
April 6, 2016 | Rochester, NY

Nixon Peabody's Complimentary CLE Program
March 4, 2016 | Rochester, NY

Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
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Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Roundtable
October 21, 2015 | Rochester, NY

New wastewater permits for craft breweries and wineries—What you need to be thinking about now
September 24, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Procure and Protect
September 16, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
May 20, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Nixon Peabody's Semi-Annual CLE Program
May 15, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Nixon Peabody's Semi-Annual CLE Program
May 14, 2015 | Buffalo, NY

Get Your Head in the Clouds: Practical Considerations for Using Internet-based Software and Data Storage
May 5, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Safety & security on campus: Responding to, and reporting of, sexual harassment and violence incidents
April 23, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Procure and Protect
February 12, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Data Security: Issues Wastewater Treatment Plants Need to Consider
February 2, 2015

Data Privacy & Security Roundtable
January 21, 2015 | Rochester, NY

Employee Benefits Luncheon
January 14, 2015

Nixon Peabody's Semi-Annual CLE Program
November 21, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Upstate New York Alcoholic Beverage Summit: What's Fermenting This Fall?
November 6, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
October 28, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Miller's Court: Privacy in the Age of the Internet
October 18, 2014

Protecting Trade Secrets, Confidential Business Information and Goodwill in the Information Age
October 2, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Procure and Protect
September 30, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Environmental Laboratories and Data Security—How to Protect Your Company, Secure Your Results & Still Get Your Results Out
July 22, 2014

Data Privacy & Security Roundtable
June 17, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Nixon Peabody's Semi-Annual CLE Program
May 15, 2014

Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
May 6, 2014 | Rochester, NY

New York State Nonprofit Revitalization Act Roadshow: What changed? What you should do.
February 4, 2014 | Rochester, NY

Nixon Peabody's Semiannual Rochester CLE Program
November 22, 2013 | Rochester, NY

Crisis Management for Consumer Businesses
November 6, 2013 | Rochester, NY

Corning Employee Benefits Luncheon Briefing
October 10, 2013

Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
October 9, 2013 | Rochester, NY

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