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Thought Leadership: Practice InsightsOur attorneys are frequently asked to author a diverse range of articles, columns and white papers.

10/19/2022 | Clark, Staszkiw, Five States’ 2023 Privacy Laws

“Navigating Different Obligations of State Privacy Statutes Next Year,” Rochester Business Journal, October 2022

09/30/2022 | Reich, Corporate Immigration Strategies in 2022

“Corporate Immigration Challenges in 2022,” Buffalo Business First, September 2022

08/19/2022 | BIPOC Underrepresented in Ketamine Clinical Trials

“Black, Indigenous and People of Color Found to Be Underrepresented in Ketamine Clinical Trials,”, August 2022

06/17/2022 | Miller, Co-Authors, Subchapter V Bankruptcy

“Subchapter V Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know,” Buffalo Business First, June 2022

05/10/2022 | Kraus, Keefer, PREP Act, Limitations of Immunity, Fed Court Jurisdiction

“The PREP Act Revisited: Limitations of Immunity and Federal Court Jurisdiction for Nursing Homes,” New York Law Journal, May 2022

05/06/2022 | Schmidt, Murray, Complications of Business Dissolution

“The Business Divorce,” Buffalo Business First, May 2022

04/01/2022 | Flynn, Hochul Proposed Budget for Extended Producer Responsibility

“Extended Producer Responsibility: Will New York State Be Next?,” Buffalo Business First, April 2022

03/18/2022 | Beecher, Cranston, Important Steps for Beneficiary Designations

“Beneficiary Designations in Estate Plans: An Important (Often Overlooked) Step,” Rochester Business Journal, March 2022

02/18/2022 | Kyle W. Mack, Lisa L. Smith, Cannabis Regulations, MRTA

“Cannabis Forethought: Labeling, Warnings and Risk Mitigation,” Buffalo Business First, February 2022

02/11/2022 | Clark, Data Privacy Concerns with Online Betting, Gaming

“Data Privacy and Security Concerns with Rise of Online Betting, Gaming,” Rochester Business Journal, February 2022

01/25/2022 | Kraus, Glasgow, Duty To Warn and the Learned Intermediary Doctrine

“Duty To Warn and the Learned Intermediary Doctrine in New York: Does the Duty Require Instructions About How To Mitigate Risk?,” New York Law Journal, January 2022

01/21/2022 | Hujer, Morley, The State of Cannabis in New York

“The State of Cannabis in New York,” Rochester Business Journal, January 2022

01/14/2022 | Clark, Coren, Navigating Emerging Cybersecurity Threats

“Navigating Emerging Cybersecurity Threats and Developments in Data Security and Privacy Laws,” Buffalo Business First, January 2022

12/21/2021 | Smith, Kraus, Limit Legal Risks, Medical Device Regulations

“How Medical Device Cos. Can Limit Enforcement, Legal Risks,” Law360, December 2021

10/19/2021 | Flansburg, Obtaining Appropriate Business Insurance Coverage

“Tips for Obtaining Appropriate Business Insurance Coverage,” Rochester Business Journal, October 2021

09/16/2021 | Alan J. Bozer, White Collar Corner, Public Contract Debarment Concerns

“White Collar Corner: Public Contract Debarment Concerns for Contractors in New York State,” The Daily Record, September 2021

06/25/2021 | Iacchetta, Carello, NYS Legislation, Industrial Development Agency Reform

“New York State Senate Passes 10-Bill Legislation Package Aimed at Industrial Development Agency Reform,” Rochester Business Journal, June 2021

06/18/2021 | Rosa Alina Pizzi, LIBOR-Related Provisions

“LIBOR-Related Provisions: What Borrowers Should Know Now,” Buffalo Business First, June 2021

06/15/2021 | Kraus, Smith, Baby Food Contamination, Class Action

“Baby Food Contamination Cases Face Class Action Hurdles,” Law360, June 2021

06/14/2021 | Nason, Major Change for Requirements, NY Solar Projects

“NY Solar Project Order Creates Uncertainty For Developers,” Law360, June 2021

05/25/2021 | Keefer, Federal Health Care Program Exclusion Lists

“Federal Health Care Program Exclusion Lists and the Employee Screening Process,” Health Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, May 2021

04/23/2021 | Fitzgerald, Commercial Development, COVID-19 and the Biden Administration

“Commercial Development, COVID-19 and the Biden Administration: Impacts of the Stimulus Bill and Goals Going Forward,” Buffalo Business First, April 2021

03/26/2021 | Kraus, Smith, Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Freedom to Innovate: Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Buffalo Business First, March 2021

03/19/2021 | Keefer, HHS, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute

“HHS Finalizes Changes to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute,” Buffalo Business First, March 2021

03/04/2021 | Schmidt, Telecommuting Across State Lines

“Ethics Tips For Attorneys Telecommuting Across State Lines,” Law360, March 2021

02/23/2021 | Schmidt, Protecting Clients During Law Firm Dissolution

“Keys To Protecting Clients During Law Firm Dissolution,” Law360, February 2021

02/19/2021 | Hujer, Cannabis Update: Hemp Applications Take Shape

“Cannabis Update: Hemp Applications Take Shape,” Buffalo Business First, February 2021

02/15/2021 | Clark, Biometrics in the Workplace

“Biometrics in the Workplace: Privacy Challenges and a Roadmap for Successful Compliance,” Rochester Business Journal, February 2021

01/15/2021 | Hujer, Planning for NYS 2021 Hemp Regulations

“New York State Hemp Businesses Must Plan for 2021 Regulations,” Rochester Business Journal, January 2021

12/07/2020 | Kraus, COVID-19 Vaccines, Litigation Opportunities Unlikely

“COVID-19 Vaccines Unlikely to Create Litigation Opportunities,” Law360, December 2020

10/23/2020 | James R. Grasso, NYS’s New Mandatory Sick Leave Law

“What Employers Need to Know About New York State’s New Mandatory Sick Leave Law,” Buffalo Business First, October 2020

08/31/2020 | Dennis W. Elsenbeck, Next Steps for Climate Mitigation

“How COVID-19 Crisis Response Informs Next Steps for Climate Mitigation,” POWER, August 2020

07/22/2020 | Chambers Alternative Energy & Power – USA, 2020

“Alternative Energy & Power – USA,” Chambers Global Practice Guide, July 2020

07/10/2020 | Preston L. Zarlock, Employment Agreements

“Employment Agreements: Know What Can Be Agreed to – And What Cannot,” Buffalo Business First, July 2020

07/01/2020 | Mulvehill, NY’s Travel Advisory on Paid Sick Leave

“Commentary: Despite Clarification, Questions Remain on Effect of NY’s Travel Advisory on Paid Sick Leave,” The Daily Record, July 2020

06/17/2020 | Glasgow, MDL Courts, Rule 702 Reform

“MDL Decisions Demonstrate the Need for Rule 702 Reform,” Law360, June 2020

06/12/2020 | Rosa Alina Pizzi, Tackling COVID-19 Debt

“Charting a Course Through the COVID-19 Debt Landscape,” Buffalo Business First, June 2020

06/11/2020 | Schmidt, Workplace Fraud in COVID-19 Era

“Protecting Against Workplace Fraud in the COVID-19 Era,” Rochester Business Journal, June 2020

06/02/2020 | Bozer, Schmidt, Co-Author White Collar Column

“White Collar Corner: Can One Successfully Oppose a Federal Civil Forfeiture Action?,” The Daily Record, June 2020

05/29/2020 | David J. Murray, Timothy P. Kucinski, Opportunities During and After COVID-19

“Opportunities During and After COVID-19: A Legal Perspective,” Buffalo Business First, May 2020

05/22/2020 | Kevin J. Mulvehill, Reopening, What Businesses Need to Know

“Reopening Is Upon Us — What Businesses Need to Know,” Rochester Business Journal, May 2020

05/14/2020 | Chambers USA Regional Real Estate – New York, 2020

“USA Regional Real Estate – New York,” Chambers Global Practice Guide, May 2020

05/01/2020 | Keefer, CARES Act Increases Medicare Provider Payments

“CARES Act Increases Medicare Provider Payments Through Sequester Relief,” Buffalo Business First, May 2020

04/28/2020 | Alan J. Bozer, Co-Authors White Collar Column

“Small Businesses: The New Likely Target of False Claims Act Liability for CARES Act Fraud,” The Daily Record, April 2020

04/17/2020 | Fitzgerald, Moriarty, COVID-19 Impact on Real Estate Industry

“COVID-19 Impacts on the Real Estate Industry: New York State Executive Orders and the CARES Act,” Buffalo Business First, April 2020

04/03/2020 | David J. Murray, Timothy P. Kucinski, Representations, Warranty Insurance

“Representations and Warranty Insurance: What You Need to Know,” Rochester Business Journal, April 2020

03/13/2020 | David L. Cook, Tara Ward, NYS Seed Law Protects Hemp Growers

“Weeding Out Bad Seeds: How New York State’s Seed Law Protects Hemp Growers from Unscrupulous Seed Vendors,” Buffalo Business First, March 2020

03/05/2020 | Alan J. Bozer, Joshua Glasgow, Co-Author White Collar Column

“Department of Justice Uses Travel Act to Prosecute Health Care Fraud Not Otherwise Prohibited Under the Anti-Kickback Statute,” The Daily Record, March 2020

01/02/2020 | Hujer, Key Lessons For Hemp Companies

“Key Lessons For Hemp Cos. From Recent NY Federal Cases,” Law360, January 2020

10/25/2019 | James R. Grasso, New York State Employers

“We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: A New World for New York State Employers,” Buffalo Business First, October 2019

08/07/2019 | Chambers Alternative Energy & Power – USA, 2019

“Alternative Energy & Power – USA,” Chambers Global Practice Guide, August 2019

07/22/2019 | Anna Mercado Clark, Lessons Learned GDPR

“Better Compliance Through One Year of GDPR Enforcement,” Law360, July 2019

07/12/2019 | William P. Keefer, Legislation, Physician Services

“Pending Legislation Would Ease Hospital Delivery of Physician Services,” Buffalo Business First, July 2019

04/19/2019 | Luke Donigan, New Developments, Opportunity Zones

“New Developments on the Horizon for the Opportunity Zone Program,” Buffalo Business First, April 2019

03/29/2019 | David P. Flynn, New York’s Green New Deal

“New York’s Green New Deal: Good and Bad for Business?” Buffalo Business First, March 2019

03/15/2019 | John G. Schmidt, Workplace Fraud, March 2019

“The Right Way to Deal with Workplace Fraud,” Buffalo Business First, March 2019

01/21/2019 | Anna Mercado Clark, Cybersecurity, Buffalo Business First, Jan 2019

“Looking Ahead by Reflecting on the Year Past: How to Prepare for the Emerging Cybersecurity Landscape in 2019,” Buffalo Business First, January 2019

01/07/2019 | William P. Keefer Co-Authors Article for Western New York Physician

“The Cost of ‘Compassionate Care,’” Western New York Physician, January 2019

10/26/2018 | James R. Grasso, Co-Author Article

“Class Action Waivers and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements,” Buffalo Business First, October 2018

06/08/2018 | Chambers USA Regional Real Estate – New York, 2018

“Regional Real Estate, New York – Law and Practice,” Chambers Global Practice Guides, June 2018