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1133 Westchester Ave.
1133 Westchester Ave.
White Plains, NY 10604, United States
Contact: Esther Rose, PR Manager
Phone: 9148727379
Fax: 212.490.3038
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin
Other Countries
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
800+ Attorneys

Developments in New York and Colorado Cybersecurity Regulations

New York - For the first time since New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation (23 NYCRR Part 500) became effective on March 1, 2017, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued Frequently Asked Questions to assist…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

New York Appellate Decision Questions Enforceability of Employee Non-Compete Agreements, Demonstrates Need for Employers to Carefully Consult Counsel When Drafting or Enforcing Them

For more than a century, New York courts have been enforcing employee non-compete agreements, despite expressing their disfavor of these agreements and related enforcement challenges. In New York, as in many states, non-compete…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

0.44% of NFL Brains

When The New York Times reports that 110 out of 111 NFL brains (99.09%) have chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), everyone pays attention. Mothers worry about their kids. Some worry about their jobs. Senate subcommittees…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Governors of 38 States Join a Cybersecurity Compact

On July 16, 2016, the chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), unveiled his 2016-2017 initiative, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge. Over the past year, the…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Financing California’s Cannabis Businesses: Public Banking Model as a State-Level Solution

The California Cannabis Banking Working Group (CBWG) is meeting this week to discuss the prospect of implementing a public banking model in California to facilitate access to financial services for marijuana-related businesses…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Conflict of Laws, Finance & Banking

Massachusetts High Court: Insurers Not Obligated to Prosecute Counterclaims under Duty-to-Defend Policies

On June 22, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in Mount Vernon Fire Insurance Co. v. Visionaid, Inc. (No. SJC-12142) considered three questions certified by the First Circuit Court of Appeals addressing the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Insurance

New York Department of Health Regulations Boost Struggling Medical Marijuana Industry

The New York cannabis industry has long been considered one of the country’s most restrictive, and the numbers have shown anemic growth in certified patients and registered practitioners since medical marijuana became legal when…more
 /  Health

Equipment Manufacturers: Beware of the Rental Yard Customer When Safety Features Are Optional

Fasolas v. Bobcat of New York Appellate Division (April 1, 2017) - A typical argument made by the plaintiffs and their experts in a design defect/ product liability case is that “Safety should never be an option.” Over the…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Department of Labor Signals Move to Limit Definition of “Employment”

On June 7, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the immediate withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) 2015 and 2016 Administrative Interpretations regarding joint employment and independent…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Is FAA Drone Licensure a Thing of the Past or Just in a Holding Pattern?

On May 19, 2017, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the challenge by a drone user who claimed the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) drone Registration Rule promulgated in December 2015 ran afoul of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Transportation

The Internet of Things: A Trifecta of Cyber and Physical Threat Risks

The recent WannaCry ransomware cyberattack provided another chilling reminder of the potential disruptive power behind the Internet of Things. Even before the WannaCry attack in May 2017, a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS)…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Supreme Court Makes a “Splash,” Upholds Hague Service by Mail, and Leaves Us Lost in Translation

A question that has divided state courts, federal district courts and the federal circuits regarding methods of service under the Hague Service Convention (Convention) was decided May 22, 2017, by the U.S. Supreme Court in Water…more
 /  Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade

U.S. Supreme Court Shuts Down Patent Troll Venue Shopping

On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its unanimous decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No. 16-341, S.Ct. 2017, and drastically changed the politics of venue selection in patent cases. The…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Illinois Appellate Court Opens Door to Expanding List of Accepted Diseases in Medical Marijuana Program

On May 22, 2017, the Illinois First District Appellate Court upheld reversal of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH’s) refusal to add chronic postoperative pain (CPOP) to the list of accepted diseases in the…more
 /  Administrative Law, Health

California’s Insurance Commissioner Encourages Admitted Carriers to Insure Cannabis Risks

Members of Wilson Elser’s Cannabis Law practice attended a teleconference led by California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones with 63 insurance industry stakeholders on May 22, 2017, to discuss insurance requirements set forth…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Products Liability
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