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Long Island businesses, universities, research centers and health care institutions are thriving innovators. We are proud to be the largest full-service law firm with a significant presence on Long Island, working side-by-side with them as their ideas and companies grow.

We provide the practice diversity and deep bench on Long Island to address a full range of business legal needs, from formation, financing and intellectual property services needed by life sciences and other technology-driven businesses, to dispute resolution, real estate and workforce issues. Depth also brings differentiating experience such as top trial attorneys who handle complex litigation and class actions; a nationally recognized health services team serving the world’s most prestigious hospitals and medical centers; an M&A team capable of handling complex, strategic and private equity transactions on either side of the deal; and industry leaders tracking the unique needs of higher education institutions and nonprofits.

Zocdoc's new pricing rankles New York doctors

Crain’s New York Business | August 27, 2019

Long Island Health Care partner Rebecca Simone is quoted in this article about physicians’ reactions to Zocdoc’s new pricing policy and how it may impact New York–based health care providers and medical groups. The article also appeared in Modern Healthcare.

First-half volume took a Northeast dip

The Bond Buyer | August 19, 2019

This article mentions Nixon Peabody’s ascension to the No. 2 spot in bond counsel rankings in the Northeast for the first half of the year.

Cuomo advances 2019 Women’s Justice Agenda with new job laws

Rochester Business Journal | August 16, 2019

Rochester Corporate partner Jeremy Wolk co-wrote this column on a pair of bills signed into law in New York that aim to curb pay discrimination due to gender or other differences.

IntraLogic secures funding for major expansion

Long Island Business News | July 25, 2019

The following coverage highlights Nixon Peabody’s role as advisor to IntraLogic Solutions in its recapitalization by Post Capital Partners.

School security provider IntraLogic receives PE investment

Security Sales & Integration | July 25, 2019

The following coverage highlights Nixon Peabody’s role as advisor to IntraLogic Solutions in its recapitalization by Post Capital Partners.

NY health network mostly skirts white ex-worker's bias suit

Law360 | May 30, 2019

This article mentions Long Island Labor and Employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Tony Dulgerian for their successful representation of Northwell Health in a discrimination suit.

Restrictive covenants and liquidated damage provisions: Ensuring enforceability to protect businesses and medical practices

New York Law Journal | May 14, 2019

Long Island Complex Commercial Disputes partners Dan Gibbons and Jim Weller co-wrote this contributed article analyzing the use of restrictive covenants in physician contracts.

Law360 reveals 400 largest US firms

Law360 | May 12, 2019

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article as No. 77 on this year’s Law360 list of the 400 largest U.S. law firms.

Getting off the ground

Long Island Business News | March 18, 2019

New York Affordable Housing partner and Chief Innovation Officer Aaron Yowell is quoted in this article, discussing the groundbreaking of Concern for Independent Living’s $25 million, 77-unit affordable housing development in Port Jefferson Station.

Commercial ventures present opportunities and risks for health systems

Modern Healthcare | March 02, 2019

Long Island Affordable Housing and Real Estate Partner Ed Puerta is quoted in this article discussing the trend of hospitals using creative acquisition strategies to increase their patient base.

No. 385: Pigs fly, Adelphi soars and Captain America meets Hitler – Plus, a healthy turn at Bethpage Black

Innovate LI | March 01, 2019

Long Island Health Care partner Peter Egan is highlighted in this executive news roundup for his elevation to Health Care practice group leader at Nixon Peabody.

LI people on the move

Newsday | February 25, 2019

In the following coverage, Long Island Health Care partner Peter Egan is highlighted for his elevation to Health Care practice group leader at Nixon Peabody.

Nixon Peabody taps leading lawyer for healthcare practice

Long Island Business News | February 22, 2019

In the following coverage, Long Island Health Care partner Peter Egan is highlighted for his elevation to Health Care practice group leader at Nixon Peabody.

Lawyers on the Move

Reuters Legal | February 19, 2019

The elevation of Long Island Health Care partner Pete Egan to practice group leader is included in this roundup of notable moves in the legal industry.

Pulse Newsletter – At a Glance

Crain’s New York | February 13, 2019

The elevation of Long Island Health Care partner Pete Egan to practice group leader is included in this roundup of notable leadership moves in the health care space.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | February 13, 2019

The elevation of Long Island Health Care partner Pete Egan to practice group leader is mentioned in this roundup of notable executive moves.

CVN's Top 10 most impressive defense verdicts of 2018

Courtroom View Network | January 11, 2019

Nixon Peabody’s trial victory on behalf of client Daher-Socata has been selected as one of the 10 most impressive defense verdicts of 2018 by Courtroom View Network. Long Island Complex Commercial Disputes partner Joe Ortego led the NP team.

Miami lawyer steers plane manufacturer away from $15M lawsuit

Daily Business Review | December 16, 2018

Long Island Complex Commercial Disputes partner Joe Ortego is mentioned in this article as part of the successful defense team for Daher-Socata Aerospace in a $15 million suit regarding the safety of its plane.

New York gets more worker-friendly

Long Island Business News | December 09, 2018

Long Island Labor & Employment associate Tony Dulgerian is quoted extensively in this story on several recent worker-friendly policies enacted in various New York municipalities, including paid family leave and anti-sexual harassment trainings.

Daily Dicta In air crash suit jury sides with Nixon Peabody and Akerman client Daher-Socata

American Lawyer | November 20, 2018

This article quotes Long Island Complex Commercial Disputes partner Joe Ortego throughout and provides an in-depth look at the recent three-week jury trial in Broward County, Florida, where Nixon Peabody’s trial team helped secure a defense verdict for client Daher-Socata Aerospace.

Florida jury clears aircraft maker in personal injury suit

Law360 | November 18, 2018

Long Island partner Joe Ortego, San Francisco partner Brian Dalrymple and Buffalo associate Erik Goergen, all of the Complex Commercial Disputes practice group, are mentioned in this story for securing a jury trial victory for Daher-Socata Aerospace in a complex, three-week trial in Florida.

How Walmart decided to oust an icon of India's tech industry

Bloomberg | November 14, 2018

Long Island Labor & Employment associate David Tauster is quoted in this story on Walmart’s decision to remove the founder of the successful ecommerce startup Flipkart, which Walmart agreed to acquire this summer.

When the national discourse of sexual abuse seeps into the office

Long Island Business News | October 04, 2018

Long Island Labor & Employment associate Tony Dulgerian is quoted in this story about how employers can respond to the current national dialogue by having conversations with employees about workplace harassment.

Businesses need policies in place on workers with side jobs

Newsday | September 22, 2018

Long Island Labor & Employment partner Jeff Meyer is quoted in this story offering his advice on creating workplace policies that acknowledge the rising trend of employees who moonlight in second jobs.

Major decisions

Long Island Business News | September 20, 2018

Long Island Office Managing Partner Allan Cohen is quoted in this roundup of area business leaders discussing what they studied as undergraduates and how it prepared them for their current careers.

ABA calls on firms to pledge to tackle lawyer mental-health and substance-use issues

ABA Journal | September 09, 2018

The following coverage notes Nixon Peabody as one of the first law firms in the country to sign a pledge as part of the American Bar Association’s new health and wellness campaign to reduce substance use and improve mental health in the legal profession.

Employers often designate leave as FMLA despite objections

Society of Human Resource Management | July 11, 2018

Long Island Labor and Employment associate Elizabeth Schlissel is quoted in this article discussing how and why some employers designate employee leave under the terms of the Family Medical Leave Act, even when the employees don’t want to claim it.

Is your workplace toxic?

Long Island Business News | June 28, 2018

Long Island labor and employment partner Tara Daub is quoted in this article about what companies can do to remove a toxic culture in the workplace.

Nine common mistakes that early-stage businesses make

Long Island Business News | June 21, 2018

Long Island corporate partner Richa Naujoks is quoted in this article discussing the need for early-stage businesses to have proper partnership agreements and an IP protection strategy in place.

Ones to watch: real estate, architecture, engineering and construction

Long Island Business News | June 18, 2018

Long Island affordable housing and real estate associate Michael Webb is mentioned in this article as one of the publication’s “Ones to Watch,” a who’s who of rising professionals in the area.

Adding relevance to anti-harassment training

Long Island Business News | June 10, 2018

Long Island labor and employment associate David Tauster is quoted in this article analyzing the impact of legislation signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo requiring all employers to adopt sexual harassment prevention policies.

On our island: Nonprofit highlights of the week

Long Island Business News | May 09, 2018

Long Island Real estate associate Michael Webb’s recognition as the Pro Bono Partnership’s “Volunteer of the Year” is included in this roundup column of local nonprofit news and awards in Long Island.

New Washington employment laws focus on privacy and #MeToo

Law360 | April 22, 2018

Long Island labor and employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Chris Moro co-wrote this article analyzing new laws recently passed in Washington state that will directly impact employer-employee relationships when they take effect in June.

Power List party honors Long Island’s leaders

Long Island Press | April 12, 2018

Long Island Office Managing Partner Allan Cohen is mentioned in this article as a member of the Long Island Press Power List, which recognizes the region’s most influential business, nonprofit and political leaders.

Ex-Tenant can't revive NJ suit over utility billing system

Law360 | March 27, 2018

Long Island commercial litigation partner Dan Gibbons successfully prevailed on the appeal of this case involving a class action over a utility billing system at a New Jersey apartment complex.  Dan along with Los Angeles government investigations and white collar defense partner Jason Gonzalez and associate Neal Gauger represented Yes Energy Management Inc. in this matter.

Destination unknown: Law

Long Island Business News | March 20, 2018

Long Island office managing partner Allan Cohen’s 2018 outlook on the legal industry is included in this article.

Workplace Messaging Apps Offer Flexibility Require Vigilance

Newsday | February 16, 2018

Long Island labor and employment partner Chris Gegwich is quoted in this article discussing how employers should create policies on the proper use of instant messaging apps in the workplace.

Absent with leave

Long Island Business News | January 23, 2018

Long Island Labor & Employment associate Tony Dulgerian is quoted in this article discussing the rules and policies regarding the New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law.

What to Know About NY's New Paid Family Leave Law: Part 2

Law360.com | January 10, 2018

Long Island labor and employment associates Tony Dulgerian, Chris Moro and David Tauster co-wrote this second article in a two-part series addressing employers’ frequently asked questions about New York state’s new paid family leave law.

What to Know About NY's New Paid Family Leave Law: Part 1

Law360.com | January 09, 2018

Long Island labor and employment associates Tony Dulgerian, Christopher Moro and David Tauster co-wrote this first article in a two-part series addressing employers’ frequently asked questions about New York state’s new paid family leave law.

The right-to-work movement

Long Island Business News | October 17, 2017

Long Island labor and employment partner Tara Daub provides commentary in this article on the National Labor Relations Board and a proposed right-to-work bill.

Academic medical center M&A may compromise research focus

Modern Healthcare | October 10, 2017

Long Island health care partner Lindsay Maleson provides commentary in this article about how research is affected when academic medical centers merge with larger nonacademic health care providers.

Macy's, Hot Topic… dermatology? Providers eye malls for one-stop healthcare shopping

Modern Healthcare | September 27, 2017

Long Island real estate partner Ed Puerta is quoted in this article about the trend of health care providers moving into shopping malls.

An employer’s lawyer

Long Island Business News | August 29, 2017

This article features Long Island labor and employment partner Jeff Meyer’s arrival to Nixon Peabody, highlighting his extensive wage-and-hour and class action experience, and quotes Long Island office managing partner Allan Cohen.

First-half muni issuance was down in the Northeast

The Bond Buyer | August 17, 2017

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.

Changing landscapes

Long Island Business News | July 06, 2017

Long Island health care partner Allan Cohen provides commentary about how emerging food companies can find investors in this article about the changing landscape of food retailers in Long Island.

The Mentor

Long Island Business News | May 25, 2017

Long Island health care associate JoAnna Nicholson is featured in this Q&A about her career, work-life balance and women in law.

Haze surrounds marijuana laws for HR professionals

Rochester Business Journal | May 18, 2017

Rochester private equity and investment funds partner Jeremy Wolk and Long Island partner Chris Gegwich co-authored this article about employee protections in states that currently allow marijuana for medical purposes or recreational use.

When you can fire an employee for nasty workplace talk

Law360 | May 16, 2017

Labor and employment partners Stephanie Caffera and Chris Gegwich and associate Alex Gallin co-authored this column that explains why the National Labor Relations Act protected an employee who posted profanities about his supervisor on social media, but did not protect an employee who was fired for yelling profanities at his employer.

4 boxes to check before firing an offensive employee

Law360 | May 16, 2017

Long Island labor and employment associate Alex Gallin is quoted in this article about four things employers need to consider before firing an employee over offensive speech.

When You Cant Fire An Employee For A Nasty Facebook Post

Law360 | May 08, 2017

Labor and employment partners Stephanie Caffera and Chris Gegwich and associate Alexander Gallin co-authored this column about certain employee protections under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), including a recent Second Circuit ruling upholding the decision that an employee’s vulgar Facebook post was protected activity under the NLRA.

Law360 names attys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | April 27, 2017

This article mentions recent leadership promotions at the firm including David Brown, Jared Lusk, Jim Vallee, Graham Beck, Kathleen Ceglarski Burns, Emily Crandall Harlan, Daniel Gibbons, Linda Huber, Ilana Kameros, Haydon Keitner, Darren Miller, Neal Pandozzi, Edward Puerta, Stephen Reil, and Elizabeth Young.

Top women in law honored

Long Island Business News | April 25, 2017

Long Island health care associate JoAnna Nicholson is mentioned in this article for being named one of Hofstra Law School’s “Outstanding Women in Law” award recipients.

Heres to the winners

Innovate Long Island | March 21, 2017

Long Island health care partner Allan Cohen appeared in this article focused on the 2017 Innovator of the Year Awards.

Ones to watch

Long Island Business News | March 12, 2017

This column includes Long Island commercial litigation partner Dan Gibbons in a roundup of law professionals to watch.

Hospital's comments to FDA granted absolute privilege

The New York Law Journal | January 17, 2017

This article highlights a recent ruling from a New York appeals court regarding a defamation claim in a lawsuit filed by a research scientist who was fired by the former New York Downtown Hospital, now New York-Presbyterian. Long Island commercial litigation counsel Christopher Porzio is noted as representing the defendants in the lawsuit.

Forecast: Law and Government

Long Island Business News | January 10, 2017

Long Island office managing partner Allan Cohen provides an outlook on industries such as life sciences and biotechnology which have been areas of recent growth for Long Island.

Thomas H. Lee invests in Professional Physical Therapy

The Deal | December 19, 2016

This article is about private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners LP ‘s recent investment in Professional Physical Therapy, a provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation services. Long Island health care partner Michele Masucci and associate JoAnna Nicholson are noted as representing Professional Physical Therapy.

Law firm nets highest Human Rights Campaign rating

Long Island Business News | December 04, 2016

Nixon Peabody is included in the below articles covering the firm’s 100 percent rating from the Human Rights Campaign, which evaluates companies on policies and benefits that support LGBT employees.

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Allan H. Cohen

Office Managing Partner

acohen@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 516-832-7522

Dorothy K. Montgomery

Regional Administrator

dmontgomery@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 516-832-7525

Brian R. Hall

Marketing Contact

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Phone: 212-224-6398

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