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Beyond Dispute - November 2014

  • Landscape of Food-Product Litigation and Regulation
  • The Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations
  • Employee’s E-mail May Bind Company to Terms Outside the Employee’s Authority
  • A Capital Move for Phillips Lytle
  • Increase in Incidence of Remand Awards by District Courts
  • Phillips Lytle Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Lists
  • Spotlight

The Commercial Paper - November 2014

  • Financing IDA Projects in New York State
  • Spotlight: A Warm Welcome
  • The Risks and Rewards of Multiple Lender Financings: Loan Participations and Syndicated Loans

By the Book - March 2014

  • ADA Applies to Students with Food Allergies on University Campuses
  • Why Tax-Exempt Organizations Should Plan for Joint Ventures
  • New York City’s New Sick Leave Law
  • Labor & Employment: Clarifying Employer Liability for Supervisors Under Title VII: Vance v. Ball State University
  • University Job Placement Rates Come Under Scrutiny

The Commercial Paper - March 2014

  • Unauthorized UCC Termination Filings No Longer Effective — Commentary on Recent Bankruptcy Decision
  • Mortgage Recording Tax Implications for Mortgages Securing Revolving Credit Lines
  • After Boardwalk: The IRS Issues Safe Harbor Guidance for Historic Tax Credit Transactions

The Canadian Exchange - December 2013

  • Tax Considerations of Entering the U.S. Market
  • Spotlight
  • Security Interests in Cross-Border Loan Transactions
  • Independent Contractor or Employee? Why Getting It Right Matters

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Client Alerts

Immigration Client Alert - December 2014

  • The Impact of Executive Action on Immigration on U.S. Businesses

Labor & Employment Client Alert - November 2014

  • Starting on November 18, 2014, Rochester’s “Ban The Box” Ordinance Will Restrict Covered Employers’ Inquiries About Criminal History

International Client Alert - October 2014

  • FCPA “Foreign Official” Still A Discretionary Muddle

Labor & Employment Client Alert - January 2014

  • New York Implements Changes to Unemployment Insurance Law

Not-For-Profit Client Alert - December 2013

  • Key Provisions of The Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013

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Patrick Sheldon Authors Article for The Daily Record

“Labor & Employment: What you need to know about intermittent leave under FMLA” The Daily Record, March 2015

Rana Jazayerli Authors Article for Access U.S.

“Are you a Business Visitor in the U.S.?” Access U.S., Buffalo Niagara Enterprise Newsletter, February 2015

James Kevin Wholey Authors Article for Buffalo Law Journal

“Smaller companies, bigger risks,” Buffalo Law Journal, January 2015

George Hajduczok Co-Authors Article for Oncogene

“Conditional deletion of p53 and Rb in the renin-expressing compartment of the pancreas leads to a highly penetrant metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma,” Oncogene, 33(50):5706-15, December 2014

Kenneth A. Manning And Joanna Chen Author Article For Buffalo Law Journal

“GUEST COLUMN: Class actions on rise in WNY,” Buffalo Law Journal, October 2014

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Published Works

Lisa McDougall Co-Authors New York State Physicians´ HIPAA Manual

Co-Author, “New York State Physicians´ HIPAA Manual,” New York State Bar Association

James R. Grasso Authors Chapter for Aspatore Books

Author, "Developing Successful Client Strategies," book chapter, Inside the Minds:  Labor & Employment Client Strategies, Aspatore Books, May 2007

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