Client Press Releases

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

JAMAICA ESTATES, NY — Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. says that, despite the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) announcement that a long-delayed part of the fiduciary rule will soon go into effect and will be enforced by the agency, the rule has too many...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

EMBARGOED For Release on June 1, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.
 
RONALD LANIER, RETIRED AFRICAN-AMERICAN NASSAU COUNTY
CORRECTION OFFICER, HITS VILLAGE OF GARDEN CITY
WITH FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS LAWSUIT
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

HEMPSTEAD, NY — The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has announced that the firm’s clients — Shuay’b Greenaway, Avery Knight and Sharon Knight — were awarded a total of $8.32 million by a federal jury in Brooklyn against Nassau County police officers and Hempstead Village police officers who falsely...

Friday, May 12, 2017

SYOSSET, NEW YORK — Jared Kaplan, Partner, Kaplan, Kaplan & DiTrapani, LLP, says Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed regulations to keep the title industry in line may actually do more harm than good to the industry, with homeowners paying the price.
 
On May 1, Governor Cuomo introduced two regulations. The...

Friday, May 12, 2017

SYOSSET, NEW YORK — Jared Kaplan, Partner, Kaplan, Kaplan & DiTrapani, LLP, says Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed regulations to keep the title industry in line may actually do more harm than good to the industry, with homeowners paying the price.
 
On May 1, Governor Cuomo introduced two regulations. The...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says the New York City Council’s decision to prevent companies from asking job candidates about their salary history will ensure their privacy and force companies to pay a fair wage once he or she is hired.
 
On April 5, the City Council approved a bill...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Matthew E. Rappaport has become Counsel to the Firm. Mr. Rappaport concentrates his practice in trusts and estates matters; business succession planning; asset protection; tax matters involving real estate, including § 1031 exchanges; and tax matters involving...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Joshua D. Brookstein, an Associate with Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, is currently coaching high school students at the Crescent School in Hempstead in conjunction with the New York State High School Mock Trial Tournament, which is sponsored by the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Law, Youth and...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

New York, New York —Kerry Bretz, Partner, Bretz & Coven, LLP, is available to speak on the Department of Homeland Security exercising its powers in the deportation of undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States.
 
On February 21, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a set of...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that John P. Christopher, a Partner with the Firm, has been appointed as a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation. Fellows are nominated by their peers to the Foundation based on their outstanding achievement and dedication to the legal profession.
 
The Fellows...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New York, New York — With the controversy surrounding President Trump’s executive order to prevent refugees from coming into the United States, Eileen Bretz, Partner, Bretz & Coven, LLP, says the executive order to enforce the Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA) creates more actual hardships for undocumented immigrants...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

New York, New York — Just days after President Trump signed two executive orders to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, increase border patrol and immigration enforcement forces, reinstate the Secure Communities program and deny federal funding to “sanctuary cities,” the president issued a third immigration executive order that will temporarily bar people from...

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Kerry Bretz, Partner, Bretz & Coven, LLP, says President Donald J. Trump’s executive actions on immigration — especially the return of the Secured Communities (SCOMM) program — will prove to be a difficult time for any immigrants currently residing in the U.S. and those looking to enter the country. Mr. Bretz adds that, since...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne, a Partner with the Firm, recently successfully represented a client in New York State Supreme Court, Nassau County in an action involving the corporate structures of the Marco Polo Lodge of the Order of the Sons of Italy in America, a not-for-...

Friday, January 13, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that three attorneys have been promoted within the Firm.
 
The promotions include Ralph Branciforte, Joseph R. Bjarnson and Robert A. Abiuso to Partner. Mr. Branciforte and Mr. Bjarnson were Associates and Mr. Abiuso was previously Counsel to the Firm....

Friday, January 13, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne has become the Firm’s sixth Equity Member. He joins Michael H. Sahn, the Firm’s Managing Member, and Partners Jon A. Ward, Chris J. Coschignano, Daniel H. Braff and Adam H. Koblenz. The Firm’s name will remain the same.
 
Mr. Browne...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that the Firm recently won a decision that will allow its client, Woodmere SNF Realty, to proceed with the completion of construction of a $100 million, 289-bed nursing home facility to be located at 1050 Central Avenue in Woodmere.
 
On February 24, 2016,...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

WAYNE, NEW JERSEY — Hunziker, Jones & Sweeney, P.A. has announced that Scott T. Rumana has left his firm after being appointed to be a Judge with New Jersey Superior Court in Passaic County.
 
Mr. Rumana joined the firm in 2006, concentrating his practice in the areas of Trusts and Estates and Real Estate. In...

Friday, December 16, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — On December 14, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced that the agency has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%. The rate hike was highly anticipated.  However, the Federal Reserve suggested that it would raise rates more aggressively in 2017, signaling its optimism about the United States economy.
 
Meanwhile, with the...

Monday, December 5, 2016

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” suggests five ways to minimize litigation that may arise from situations brought on during corporate holiday parties.

Mr. Sack's tips include:

  • Distribute a “zero tolerance” memo for sexual harassment. The document should define what constitutes...

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