Practice Area: Business & Corporate

Limiting Construction Risk From the COVID-19 Outbreak Through Force Majeure Clauses

Many in the construction industry may be concerned with the widespread effects of COVID-19 as it relates to fulfilling their contractual duties and obligations. In this new environment, force majeure clauses (French for “superior force”) will bear heightened scrutiny. Pursuant to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” Executive Order No. 202.6, New … Continued

Making Remote Work Work: Success Strategies for Introverts & Extroverts

  Making Remote Work Work:  Success Strategies for Introverts & Extroverts Presented by the Westchester County Bar Association and Co-sponsored by NYSBA’s Business Law Section Becoming a 100% remote worker ‘overnight’ is a dramatic transition that brings with it more than its share of challenges. For example, how can you stay energized and efficient while supporting … Continued

Ethics Opinion 1183

Topic:  Designated counsel in financing transactions; payment of fees by a third party; exercise of independent judgment; conflicts of interest