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  • Landau & Trokie Speak on Impending Legalization of Cannabis

    June 18, 2019

    James K. Landau and Douglas S. Trokie, both members of our Cannabis Law group, spoke at a CLE program entitled, “Impending Legalization of Cannabis 2019: The Buzzz for Businesses.” This program was co-sponsored by the FPA Greater Hudson Valley Chapter, the Westchester County Bar Association and the Westchester Chapter of the New York State Society of CPAs.

  • Landau Attends Symposium Hosted by Justices of Appellate Division, Second Department

    June 03, 2019

    James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis LawBusiness Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, and Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association, attending a symposium for bar leaders hosted by Justices Connolly, Cohen and Duffy of the Appellate Division, Second Department.

  • Landau & Trokie Speak on Legalization Status of Cannabis & Hemp in New York & Connecticut

    May 23, 2019

    James K. Landau and Douglas S. Trokie, both members of our Cannabis Law group, spoke on “Legalization Status of Cannabis and Hemp in New York & Connecticut.” This program was co-sponsored by BOHCA (Business Owners Hemp Cannabis Association).

  • Landau Speaks on Cannabis Law

    May 08, 2019

    James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis LawBusiness Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, gave an overview on recent decisions in cannabis law in a CLE program entitled, “Impending Legalization – Hot Topics in Cannabis Law.” The program was sponsored by Celesq and hosted by the West LegalEdcenter.

  • Landau Authors Article on Appellate Division Judges

    May 01, 2019

    James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis LawBusiness Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, authored an article in in the May, 2019 issue of Westchester Lawyer, published by the Westchester County Bar Association, entitled, “Meet the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Division.”

  • Landau Lectures for WCBA on Cannabis Law

    April 11, 2019

    James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis LawBusiness Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, gave an overview on recent decisions in cannabis law in a CLE program entitled, “Impending Legalization – Hot Topics in Cannabis Law.” The program was sponsored by the Cannibas Law Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association.

  • Landau Speaks on Ethics in Social Media

    March 15, 2019

    James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis LawBusiness Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was part of a panel discussion in Manhattan on a program entitled "Ethics in Social Media 2019" sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute.

  • Landau Co-Authors Article on Cannibis Law

    February 01, 2019

    With the expected legalization of marijuana in New York, McCarthy Fingar’s corporate and litigation lawyers are gearing up to represent clients as to the legal issues presented by such legalization. One of our lawyers, James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis LawBusiness Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, co-authored an article in in the February, 2019 issue of Westchester Lawyer, published by the Westchester County Bar Association, entitled, “The Expected Legalization of Cannabis for Adult Use in New York Will Bring New Challenges for Attorneys.”

  • McCarthy Fingar's "Super Lawyers"

    October 01, 2018

    Seven of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Gail M. Boggio has again been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation/Estate Planning & Probate/Elder Law. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the field of Family Law. Dolores Gebhardt has again been selected in the field of Family Law. James K. Landau has again been selected in the fields of Business Litigation and Appellate. Kristen Mackay Pennessi has been selected as a Rising Star in the field of Family Law; Frank W. Streng has again been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation and Estate Planning & Probate. Douglas S. Trokie has again been selected in the fields of Business/Corporate, Closely Held Business, Real Estate, Business and Civil Litigation. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Landau Elected to WCBA Board

    March 28, 2018

    James K. Landau, a member of our Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Bar Association.

  • Landau Speaks on Debt Collection Issues for NYSBA

    March 20, 2018

    James K. Landau, a member of our Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, lectured in Mt. Kisco, New York on CPLR Article 52 Enforcement Devices as part of an all-day program entitled “Debt Collections and the Enforcement of Money Judgments” for a program sponsored by the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Landau on Panel Discussing Ethics for Attorneys in Social Media

    March 16, 2018

    James K. Landau, a member of our Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was part of a panel discussion in Manhattan on a program entitled "Ethics for Attorneys in Social Media" sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute.

  • McCarthy Fingar's "Super Lawyers"

    October 01, 2017

    Nine of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Dina M. Aversano has been selected in the areas of Estate & Trust Litigation, Business Litigation and Appellate. Gail M. Boggio has again been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation/Estate Planning & Probate/Elder Law. Howell Bramson has again been selected in the fields of Estate Planning/Tax and Corporate Business. Joseph Brophy has again been selected in the fields of Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, General, Estate & Trust Litigation. Kathleen Donelli has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Dolores Gebhardt has again been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. James K. Landau has again been selected in the fields of Business Litigation and Appellate. Frank W. Streng has again been selected in the fields of Estate & Trust Litigation and Estate Planning & Probate. Douglas S. Trokie has again been selected in the fields of Business/Corporate, Closely Held Business, Real Estate, Business and Civil Litigation. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have been recognized by their colleagues as having the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • Landau Joins Firm as a Partner

    July 04, 2017

    We are pleased to announce that, effective July 4, 2017, James K. Landau has joined the firm as a partner and is a member of our Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups. Jim has spent the bulk of his experience at Proskauer Rose LLP and Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP. Jim has represented companies of all sizes and individuals in federal, state and local courts and tribunals, including arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and mediations. Jim’s practice focuses on a broad range of matters, including commercial real estate litigation, commercial landlord-tenant litigation, commercial collection work, commercial arbitrations, insurance coverage litigation, bankruptcy litigation, employment disputes, partnership dissolution proceedings, and mortgage foreclosure actions. Jim also frequently counsels employers and employees in connection with the enforceability of restrictive covenants in employment agreements.