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.
ABA Journal | September 10, 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.
Society of Human Resource Management | July 12, 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.
Long Island Business News | June 29, 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.
Long Island Business News | June 22, 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.
Long Island Business News | June 19, 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.
Long Island Business News | June 11, 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.
Long Island Business News | May 10, 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.
Law360 | April 23, 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.
Long Island Press | April 13, 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.
Law360 | March 28, 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.
Long Island Business News | March 21, 2018
Long Island office managing partner Allan Cohen’s 2018 outlook on the legal industry is included in this article.
Newsday | February 17, 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.
Long Island Business News | January 24, 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.
Law360.com | January 11, 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.
Law360.com | January 10, 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.
Long Island Business News | October 18, 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.
Modern Healthcare | October 11, 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.
Modern Healthcare | September 28, 2017
Long Island real estate partner Ed Puerta is quoted in this article about the trend of health care providers moving into shopping malls.
Long Island Business News | August 30, 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.
The Bond Buyer | August 18, 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.
Long Island Business News | July 07, 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.
Long Island Business News | May 26, 2017
Long Island health care associate JoAnna Nicholson is featured in this Q&A about her career, work-life balance and women in law.
Rochester Business Journal | May 19, 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.
Law360 | May 17, 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.
Law360 | May 17, 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.
Law360 | May 09, 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 | April 28, 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.
Long Island Business News | April 26, 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.
Innovate Long Island | March 22, 2017
Long Island health care partner Allan Cohen appeared in this article focused on the 2017 Innovator of the Year Awards.
Long Island Business News | March 13, 2017
This column includes Long Island commercial litigation partner Dan Gibbons in a roundup of law professionals to watch.
The New York Law Journal | January 18, 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.
Long Island Business News | January 11, 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.
The Deal | December 20, 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.
Long Island Business News | December 05, 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.
Law360 | November 29, 2016
This story is about a Tenth Circuit decision to vacate the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) ruling on small, high-powered magnets. Long Island commercial litigation partner Jim Weller is quoted discussing how challenging it can be for a company to take on a high-powered government agency.
The New York Times | November 17, 2016
Long Island Health Care partner Allan Cohen is quoted in this article about legal challenges entrepreneurs can face when starting a business. Allan’s comments focus on areas start-ups should keep in mind such as patent, ownership and copyright issues, and what companies should consider to avoid being sued.
Long Island Business News | November 07, 2016
Long Island Health Care group partner Michael Taubin’s new role as health care practice leader is highlighted in this story.
Newsday | October 02, 2016
Long Island Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich provides commentary in this piece that discusses the need for all companies—no matter how small—to have polices in place to prevent sexual harassment.
Crain’s New York Business Health Pulse | September 02, 2016
This news brief notes that Michael Taubin has been named health care practice group leader.
Privacy & Cybersecurity Report | September 01, 2016
Government investigations and white collar defense partner Tina Sciocchetti and commercial litigation associate Michal Ovadia co-authored this column that discusses a federal district court’s dismissal of a putative class action filed on the heels of the health insurer’s disclosure of a data breach involving approximately 1.1 million plan members.
Newsday | August 08, 2016
Long Island Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich provides commentary in this article that discusses the type of policies employers should use as guidelines for personal mobile phone use in the workplace.
Health Information Compliance Alert | June 01, 2016
Long Island health care associate Kristen Marotta is quoted in this piece on increasing tough standards related to sensitive health information.
Law360 | May 25, 2016
Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Tina Sciocchetti, health care partner Laurie Cohen and commercial litigation associate Michal Ovadia co-authored this column discussing the risks companies that collect or maintain sensitive personal information face when a rogue employee compromises data security.
Law360 | May 03, 2016
Partner and Labor & Employment practice group co-leader Stacie Collier and Labor & Employment associate Steven Nevolis authored this column discussing claims by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team alleging that members of the Women’s Team are unlawfully compensated at a much lower rate than their male counterparts, members of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. The article looks at the case itself, the increasing attention that the gender pay gap is receiving and what it means for employers.
Pennsylvania Record | April 19, 2016
Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich provides commentary in this article on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
The Ambulatory M&A Advisor | April 01, 2016
Long Island health care partner Rebecca Simone is quoted in this article that reviews the benefits, risks and process of a sale-leaseback in a health care transaction, and what it can hold for those participating in one.
Bloomberg BNA Labor & Employment Blog | March 24, 2016
Long Island Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Tony Dulgerian are featured in this piece discussing new regulations from the New York State Division of Human Rights regarding gender identity employment discrimination.
ABA Labor & Employment Law Flash | March 16, 2016
Long Island Labor & Employment associate Tony Dulgerian authored this column about the expanded rights of New York City employees.
Business Insurance | March 13, 2016
Long Island Labor & Employment group partner Chris Gegwich provides third-party commentary in this feature story that discusses the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's proposed update of its guidance on workplace retaliation and the potential impact.
Newsday | March 12, 2016
Partner and leader of the health care practice Michele Masucci is quoted in this article discussing health care systems’ efforts to grow revenue by tapping employee innovation. Michele provides third-party commentary on the positive impact that venture capital financing can have for health care systems offering them an ownership stake in these new technologies.
SHRM HR Daily | February 10, 2016
Labor & Employment attorneys Chris Gegwich and Alex Gallin authored this column discussing New York’s three largest cities' legislation prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their past criminal record on an employment application and if your company is compliant.
Innovate Long Island | February 01, 2016
This write-up focuses on newly elected Long Island and New York City Commercial Litigation partner Tom Mealiffe.
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