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  • November-December 2016
    Inside This Issue: What Does A Trump Presidency Mean for the Environment? • Firm Retained to Provide Counsel to International Energy Storage Company for Siting of Energy Storage Facilities • Wayne G. Edwards and Christian Browne Receive LIBN’s “Leadership in Law” Award • Firm Attorneys Handle 1031 Real Estate Exchanges for Properties Improved with a Dollar Tree and Family Dollar • Firm Successfully Represents Commercial Real Estate Clients on Several New Starbucks Locations on Long Island • Ralph Branciforte Serves as Asst. District Attorney in a Pro Bono Capacity, Successfully Argues Before the Appellate Division, Second Department, in a Case Determining a Defendant’s Sex Offender Designation • Appellate Court Overturns Five-Year Durational Limit for Historic Mim’s Restaurant’s Parking Lot • Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals Approves First New Development of its Kind in Downtown Baldwin • Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals Approves Special Use Permit for Self-Storage Facility in Oceanside • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk Lawyer • John Christopher and Colleagues Raise Over $7,000 in the Help A Veteran 24-Hour Giving Challenge • Elaine Colavito Participates in Voter Registration Drive • Download Our New Brochure
  • October 2016
    Inside This Issue: Why “As-of-Right” Zoning is Critical for New York City’s Continued Growth and Modernization • Chris J. Coschignano/Sahn Ward Coschignano Touro Law Center Scholarship Announced • Firm Launches Environment, Energy, and Resources Practice Group • Michael Sahn Offers Solutions on Paying for Infrastructure Improvements in InnovateLI Op-Ed • LIBN Interviews Chris Coschignano on How Attorneys Help Companies Obtain IDA Benefits • Adam H. Koblenz Named as One of Long Island Business News’ Top Millennials • Wayne G. Edwards and Christian Browne Named Recipients of LIBN’s “Leadership in Law” Award • John P. Christopher Serves as Program Chair at NYSBA Young Lawyers Section 2016 Fall Meeting • Miriam Villani Named as LIBN’s “Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services” • Elaine Colavito Named as LIBN’s “Ones to Watch” in Law • Christian Browne Obtains Approvals for New Urology Practice Affiliated with South Nassau Communities Hospital • Christian Browne Obtains Reversal of Hempstead Board of Appeals Variance Denial for Two-Family Dwelling • Michael H. Sahn and Nicholas J. Cappadora Review Local Land Use Cases Applying the Williamson Test • Adam H. Koblenz Explores the Role of Jury Trials in Mechanic’s Lien Foreclosure Actions • Chris J. Coschignano and Nicholas J. Cappadora Discuss the Use of Boundary Line Agreements to Settle Property Disputes • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk Lawyer • ahn Ward Coschignano Sponsors Oyster Bay Town Supervisor’s 5K Run • Download Our New Brochure
  • August 2016
    Inside This Issue: The Ins and Outs of Public Parking Garages in the Manhattan Core • Q&A With Partner John Christopher • “Your Neighbor’s Fence is on Your Property” • Adam Koblenz Named as One of Long Island Business News’ Top Millennials • Robert Abiuso Joins Board of St. John’s Residence for Boys • Elaine Colavito Re-Elected Vice President of Nassau County Women’s Bar Association • Joshua D. Brookstein Joins NCBA’s Speakers Bureau and Lawyer in the Classroom Program • Firm Sponsors 2016 Marcum Workplace Challenge • Adam Koblenz Co-Chairs Tennis Event at CMF’s 41st Annual Golf & Tennis Classic • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk LawyerDownload Our New Brochure
  • June 2016
    Inside This Issue: Q&A With Environmental Law Partner Miriam Villani • Adam Koblenz and Dan Braff Recently Completed Several Manhattan Commercial Leases • John Farrell Achieves Success for The Salvation Army in a Redevelopment Project in New Cassel and Guides a Rezoning in Brookhaven for a Rocky Point Gas Station • Firm Represents Real Estate Partnership in Lease-Option Agreement with Solar Energy Company for the Development of Solar Panel Farm • Wayne Edwards Assists Merrick Dentist in Efforts to Expand Practice • Spotlight on Litigation Practice • John Christopher Begins Term As President Elect of NYSBA YLS Section and Speaks at NYSBA Section Leaders Conference • LIBN Interviews Wayne Edwards on the Current Trend in Development of Service Stations • EPA Proposes Changes to Construction General Permit Regulating Construction Activity Stormwater Discharges • What To Do When Deeds Overlap • Adam Koblenz Co-Chairs Tennis Event of CMF’s 41st Annual Golf & Tennis Classic • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk LawyerDownload Our New Brochure
  • April 2016
    Inside This Issue: Spotlight on Litigation Practice • New York City Land Use and Development Update • Memory Care Assisted Living Project in Lake Success • New Firehouse for Roslyn Rescue Hook and Ladder Company #1 • Christian Browne Successfully Represents Developer before City of Long Beach in Smart-Growth Residential Project to Convert Sandy-Damaged Building • Chris Coschignano Named as LIBN’s “Ones to Watch” • Sahn Ward Attorneys Robert Abiuso and Ralph Branciforte Recognized for Public Interest Service by Touro Law Center • Josh Brookstein Developing New Moot Court Program for High School Students with Committee of Nassau County Bar Association • John Christopher Participates in State Bar Leadership Activities • Divorce and Your Credit • New York State Raises Estate Tax Exemption, but Assets Still may be Subject to Full Tax • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk LawyerDownload Our New Brochure
  • February 2016
    Inside This Issue: Mineola Village Board Approves Smart-Growth Project • Recent Industrial Development Agency Transactions Handled by the Firm • Ralph Branciforte Serves as ADA in a Pro Bono Capacity, Successfully Argues before Second Appellate Division in Home Invasion Case • Daniel H. Braff Describes His Most Notable Professional Achievement in 2015 in NY Real Estate Journal • Wayne Edwards Named as One of LIBN’s “Who’s Who in Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law” • Elaine Colavito Discusses Financial Impact of “Gray Divorces” in Newsday • John Christopher Participates in New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting • Top Reasons to Review Your Estate Plan in 2016 • Michael Sahn Reflects on 100 Years of Zoning Law • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk Lawyer • Firm Sponsors Innovate Long Island • Download Our New Brochure

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