Nancy Connery’s article “Smart Subtenant Protections” was published in the American Bar Association’s May/June 2018 Probate & Property publication.

 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.

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Partner Norman Greene is Panel Co-Chair and Moderator at the ABA Section of International Law 2018 Annual Conference

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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Heather Heft Serves as a Panelist at the 2018 Women in IP Network (“WIN”) Event

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:

Beth Kaufman Chairs and Moderates at the 2017 ABA Section of Litigation Women in Litigation Joint Conference

Partner Beth Kaufman serves as Conference Chair at the 2017 ABA Section of Litigation Women in Litigation Joint Conference, Leading for Success in the Courtroom, in the Judiciary, and in the Profession, November 15 – 17, 2017, and also serves as Moderator for “Women Lawyers as Judges: Diversifying, Leading, and Excelling in the Federal and State Courts,” November 16, 2017, The Logan Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  For more information, please visit

Heather Heft is Panelist at the NAMWOLF 2017 Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo

Heather Heft is scheduled to be a Panelist at the 2017 NAMWOLF Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo.  The topic of discussion– Trolls, Not Just a Cute Doll: How to Protect Your Company from Patent, Copyright and Trademark Trolls, New York Marriott Marquis, New York, New York, September  18, 2017.  For more info, please go to

Nancy Connery speaks at Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) Event

Nancy Connery speaks at Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) Event, PLI New York Conference Center, New York, New York, April 11-12, 2017.  Ms. Connery’s topic covers Malpractice Prevention in Commercial Real Estate Financing (Legal Ethics) common causes of trouble, client relations, risks and rewards of email, dealing with mistakes, and how the documents can look right but be wrong and what to do about it.  For more information about the event and the PLI, please visit

The Firm is Proud to Announce that Partner Beth Kaufman was Appointed and now Serves as Outside General Counsel of Legal Momentum

We are proud to announce that Beth Kaufman was appointed and now serves as outside General Counsel of Legal Momentum, the former NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund. Dedicated to protecting the legal rights of women throughout the United States, Legal Momentum supports women in the workplace and in the courts, those stricken by poverty or victims of domestic violence, and also provides assistance in the areas of education and economic opportunity. For more information regarding Legal Momentum, please visit its website.

Nancy Connery Guest Speaker at Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) Event

Nancy Connery was a Guest Speaker at Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) Event “Negotiating Commercial Leases 2016,” PLI New York Center, New York, New York, March 10-11, 2016. Ms. Connery’s topics included “Unanticipated Limitations in Long-Term Planning and Lease Restructuring” and “Challenges in Building Today’s Tenant Improvements.”