The Section of Litigation has appointed Beth Kaufman as Chair of the Section for the 2020-2021 Bar year.
Partners Beth Kaufman, Heather Heft, Ola Nunez, David Ganz, Steven Gerber, and Jeremy Weintraub attended the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Women and Minority-Owned Firms (NAMWOLF) held in Chicago, IL on September 26 -29, 2018. NAMWOLF’s law firm membership is comprised of AV-rated firms across the nation which represent major corporate clients.
Partners Beth Kaufman, Heather Heft, Ola Nunez, David Ganz, and Steven Gerber attended the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Women and Minority-Owned Firms (NAMWOLF) held in New York, NY on September 17-20, 2017. NAMWOLF’s law firm membership is comprised of AV-rated firms across the nation which represent major corporate clients.
Partner Nancy Connery spoke at PLI’s March 2018 “Negotiating Commercial Leases” program about subleasing, recapture rights, and recognition agreements.
Nancy Connery participated as a panelist in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers’ restaurant roundtable “Foodies, Feeding Frenzies and Fantasies: Legal Issues Facing Restaurants and Related Services” held in March 2018.
Partner Norman Greene is the Panel Co-Chair and Moderator at the ABA Section of International Law 2018 Annual Conference, “More than Good Intentions, Stage Two: New Legislation on Foreign Aid Effectiveness.” This panel will discuss the Foreign Assistance Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016, its expectations and how the new law will be implemented, April 18, 2018, New York, New York. Mr. Greene is also a member of the ABA Section of International Law 2018 Annual Conference Planning Committee.
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Partner Heather Heft serves as a Panelist at The Women in IP Network (“WIN”) and American Intellectual Property Law Association (“AIPLA”) joint program, “A Pathways Panel” on Thursday, April 19, 2018, New York City. WIN is a group of professional women attorneys, practicing in the area of intellectual property, who dedicate their time and efforts to support, encourage, and educate one another in the field of law. For more information, please click on the following link: http://forms.omelveny.com/cn/ape5o/PathwaysPanel2018?_cldee=aGhlZnRAc2Nob2VtYW4uY29t&recipientid=contact-f89bfb89f2b5e7119440005056820e53-a45a370ccf48429d9ce6b4273bcd9094&esid=961c6cd6-2d31-e811-9446-005056820e53
The Firm hosts a Women Owned Law (WOL) luncheon. WOL works toward the equality of women entrepreneurs in law and helping them to achieve a greater presence in the field. To find out more about WOL, please visit its site https://www.womenownedlaw.org/
Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Gerber LLP is happy to announce that it has become a Member and Sponsor of Women Owned Law (WOL). WOL is a national organization consisting of women-owned law and legal services firms that help one another develop, expand and advance in the legal industry. WOL works toward the equality of women entrepreneurs in law and helping them to achieve a greater presence in the field. To find out more about WOL, please visit its site https://www.womenownedlaw.org/
The Firm is proud to announce that it has again been rated as one of the “Best Law Firms” in New York City by Best Lawyers. It has been ranked as one of the “Best Law Firms” for 2018 in the following categories: Ranked Tier 1 for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation; and Tier 3 for Litigation – Securities and Securities/Capital Markets Law.
The Firm is proud to announce that three of its Partners have been selected by Best Lawyers for the 2018 “The Best Lawyers in America.” Partner Lawrence Fox was chosen for his Commercial Litigation, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Litigation – Securities Law and Securities / Capital Markets Law; Partner Steven Gerber was selected for Litigation – Labor and Employment Law; and Partner Beth Kaufman was selected for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.