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Beyond Dispute - August 2015

  • New Rule Protects Non-Party Witnesses at Depositions in New York
  • Dealing With a Pro Se Plaintiff
  • Regulatory Burdens Increase for Receivables-Management Companies in New York
  • “Debt Collection Dialogue” Occurs in Buffalo, New York
  • Environmental Indemnity Provisions Must Be Carefully Considered
  • Spotlight

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

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Client Alerts

Business Litigation Client Alert - July 2015

  • Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fair Housing Act: A Potential Pitfall for Municipalities, Quasi-Governmental Agencies, Banks and Other Entities Involved with Residential and Mixed-Use Projects

Labor & Employment Client Alert - July 2015

  • U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Overtime Restrictions

Labor & Employment Client Alert - June 2015

  • Employers Should Use New FMLA Forms

Government Operations Client Alert - May 2015

  • New York’s ‘Real Property Tax Cap’ and ‘Real Property Tax Freeze Credit’ Survive Challenge

Labor & Employment Client Alert - April 2015

  • Supreme Court Puts Employers on Notice About Accommodating Pregnant Employees

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Allan L. Hill and Nickolas Karavolas Co-Author Article for Rochester Business Journal

“Court decisions impact core bankruptcy law principles,” Rochester Business Journal, July 2015

Allan L. Hill and Nickolas Karavolas Co-Author Article for Law360

“Equitable Subordination Considerations For Creditors,” Law360, July 2015

Jon P. Yormick Article

U.S. Supreme Court may Decide if Individuals can be Directly Liable for Customs Penalties,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal, May 2015

Kenneth A. Manning and Amanda L. Lowe co-Author Article for Buffalo Law Journal

“Guest Column: Campus sexual assault awareness,” Buffalo Law Journal, April 2015

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

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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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