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  • Landau & Trokie Speak on Impending Legalization of Cannabis

    Douglas S. Trokie, White Plains Business LawyerJames K. Landau, Business Litigation LawyerJune 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 & Trokie Speak on Legalization Status of Cannabis & Hemp in New York & Connecticut

    Douglas S. Trokie, White Plains Business LawyerJames K. Landau, Business Litigation LawyerMay 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).

  • Trokie Joins McCarthy Fingar as New Partner

    Douglas S. Trokie, White Plains Business LawyerMarch 01, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that, effective March 1, 2015, Douglas S. Trokie has joined the firm as a partner and is a member of our Business LitigationCommercial FinanceCorporate & General Business and Real Estate Transactions groups. Prior to joining the firm, Doug was a founding partner of Trokie Landau LLP, and has been representing individuals and companies of all sizes for over 30 years in a broad range of commercial, corporate, real estate and litigation matters, both in the New York area and worldwide.

  • Bramson Speaks on Estate Valuation Discounting

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerNovember 13, 2013

    Howell Bramson, who chairs our Taxation practice group, lectured in Elmsford, New York on November 13, 2013 for the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association as part of an all-day program entitled, "Advanced Document Drafting for the Elder Law Attorney." Howell provides an Overview of Estate Valuation Discount Vehicles, such as FLPs, CRTs, etc.

  • Boggio, Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt & Miller Selected as Super Lawyers

    Gail M Boggio, White Plains Surrogate's Court & Trusts & Estates LawyerHowell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2013

    Six of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Gail M. Boggio has 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. Judge Sondra Miller has again been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. 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.

  • Bramson Elected Co-Chair of WCBA Tax Section

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJuly 01, 2013

    Howell Bramson, who chairs our Taxation practice group, was elected co-chair of the Tax Section of the Westchester County Bar Association.

  • Bramson, Brophy, Donelli, Gebhardt & Miller Selected as Super Lawyers

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerKathleen Donelli, White Plains Divorce LawyerDolores Gebhardt, White Plains Divorce LawyerJudge Miller, Appellate Practice & Mediation LawyerOctober 01, 2012

    Five of our lawyers have been selected Super Lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area. Howell Bramson has 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 been selected in the fields of Family Law/Collaborative Law/Appellate. Judge Sondra Miller has been selected in the fields of Appellate/Family Law. Joe Brophy has also been selected as one of Westchester's top 25 lawyers. 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.

  • Kiggins & Bramson Author Chapter on US Taxes on International Tax Systems

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerJanuary 01, 2012

    Robert J. Kiggins and Howell Bramson, both members of our Corporate and Taxation groups, have authored the United States chapter to a book edited by Roy Saunders, of International Fiscal Services, based in London, entitled “International Tax Systems and Planning Techniques”. The book covers the tax laws of over 30 countries, including most of the European Union, portions of Asia and Eastern Europe, the United States, Brazil and Canada, and a number of offshore tax havens. The purpose of the book is to assist in the tax analysis of cross border transactions and investments.

  • Bramson Lectures for UJA on Valuations & Discounts in Estate Planning

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 19, 2011

    Howell Bramson lectured on "Taxes and Valuation Issues; Special Valuation Rules under Chapter 14" on May 19, 2011 in Tarrytown, New York for UJA Federation of NY’s 21st Annual Westchester Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Conference. See Seminar Outline.

  • Bramson Lectures for UJA on Current Estate Planning Techniques

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 21, 2009

    Howell Bramson lectured on May 21, 2009 in White Plains, New York on "Estate Planning Techniques Best Suited for the Current Economic Environment” for UJA Federation of NY’s 19th Annual Westchester Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Conference. For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Bramson Lectures on Defective Grantor Trusts

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerSeptember 26, 2007

    Howell Bramson lectured on September 26, 2007 at Credit Suisse's offices in Rye Brook, New York on "Cutting Edge Estate Planning Strategies- Utilizing FLPs, GRATs & Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts to Leverage Gifts." For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Gleit Handles Sale and Mortgage of Nassau County Office Building

    Milton R Gleit, White Plains Corporate & Business LawyerAugust 01, 2007

    Milton R. Gleit represented the property owner in the sale of a Nassau County office building, with a securitized mortgage loan in the amount of $20,750,000.

  • Bramson Lectures for UJA on New Deferred Compensation Rules

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 31, 2007

    Howell Bramson lectured on May 31, 2007 in White Plains, New York on "New Deferred Compensation Rules” for UJA Federation of NY’s 17th Annual Westchester Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Conference.

  • Gleit Handles Stock Sale in $36 Million Dollar Transaction

    Milton R Gleit, White Plains Corporate & Business LawyerMarch 01, 2007

    Milton R. Gleit represented the stockholders of a privately-held public relations company, specializing in the healthcare industry, in a stock sale to a public company that provides clinical and marketing services to pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. The consideration for the transaction could exceed $36,000,000.

  • Bramson Lectures for UJA on Family Limited Partnerships & Limited Liability Companies

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 25, 2006

    Howell Bramson lectured on May 25, 2006 in White Plains, New York for UJA Federation of NY’s 16th Annual Westchester Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Conference on "FLPs and LLCs – Current Status.”

  • Bramson Lectures on Current Strategies Using Family Limited Partnerships

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 26, 2005

    Howell Bramson lectured on May 26, 2005 in White Plains, New York for UJA Federation of NY’s 15th Annual Westchester Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Conference on "Current Strategies Using Family Limited Partnerships.” For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Bramson Lectures on Forming and Advising Businesses

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerNovember 15, 2004

    Howell Bramson lectured in Tarrytown, New York on November 15, 2004 for the New York State Bar Association on "Forming and Advising Businesses".

  • Bramson Lectures on Family Limited Partnerships & Current Strategies

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 19, 2004

    Howell Bramson lectured on May 19, 2004 in White Plains, New York for UJA Federation of NY’s 14th Annual Westchester Estate, Tax and Financial Planning Conference on "IRS Attacks on Family Limited Partnerships and Current Strategies.” For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Bramson Lectures on IRS Attacks on Family Limited Partnerships and Current Strategies

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerApril 26, 2004

    Howell Bramson lectured in White Plains, New York on April 26, 2004 for the Westchester County Bar Association (Co-Sponsored by the Tax and Trusts and Estates Section) on "IRS Attacks on Family Limited Partnerships and Current Strategies.” For lecture materials, click on Seminar Outline.

  • Bramson Lectures for NYSBA on Forming and Operating the Partnership and LLP

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerNovember 12, 2002

    Howell Bramson lectured in White Plains, New York on November 12, 2002 for the New York State Bar Association on "Forming and Operating the Partnership and LLP” as part of a program entitled "Practical Skills Forming and Advising Businesses".

  • Bramson Lectures on Recent Developments on Family Limited Partnerships and Other Gifting Techniques

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerSeptember 25, 2002

    Howell Bramson lectured in White Plains, New York on September 25, 2002 for the Westchester County Bar Association (Tax Section) on "Recent Developments involving Family Limited Partnerships & Other Gifting Techniques”.

  • Firm's Corporate and General Business Group Can Do on line SEC Filings

    September 20, 2002

    the Firm's Corporate and General Business group now has the capability to do on line Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings of SEC EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering and Retrieval) through the SEC's EDGARlink(tm) software recently installed and successfully used by the Firm. This capability applies to EDGAR filings under, among other laws, the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (e.g. securities registration statements), the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (e.g. annual and quarterly reports of public companies), the Investment Company Act of 1940 (e.g. investment company registration statements) and the Williams Act (e.g. Form 13D Filings). The Firm also has done, for some time now, on line Internet filings of Form BD for securities broker dealers with the NASD through Web CRD and on line filings of Form ADV for securities investment advisers with the Investment Advisors Registration Depository (IARD). For more information, contact Howell Bramson.

  • Bramson Lectures on Retirement Planning & Estate Planning for Physicians

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 15, 2002

    Howell Bramson lectured on May 15 2002 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains, New York as part of a program hosted by Merrill Lynch and the Firm on “Retirement Planning & Estate Planning for Physicians”.

  • Bramson Lectures on New Qualified Plan Minimum Distribution Rules

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerSeptember 24, 2001

    Howell Bramson lectured on September 24, 2001 for Westchester County Bar Association (Trusts & Estates and Tax Sections) on "New Qualified Plan Minimum Distribution Rules".

  • Bramson Lectures on Taxation of Technology Companies

    Howell Bramson, White Plains Business & Tax LawyerMay 15, 2001

    Howell Bramson lectured for Lorman Education on Taxation of Technology Companies.