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Senior Counsel Jessica Klotz Published in Primerus Publication

Senior Counsel Jessica Klotz authored an article on The PAID Act, a federal statute, which was published in this edition of Paradigm magazine.  The Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act was signed into law on December 11, 2020 and becomes effective December 11, 2021. This Act makes it easier for self-insured entities and liability insurance carriers to ascertain to… read more

Lewis Johs Partnered with Greenport Harbor Brewery for Community Outreach Event

In honor of New York State’s Overdose Awareness Day on September 9th,  Lewis Johs partnered with Greenport Harbor Brewery and held an informative presentation on NY’s Good Samaritan Law presented by Partner Jordan Palatiello.  In light of the recent overdose tragic fatalities on Long Island, the firm is committed to advocating for public safety by… read more

Rosa M. Feeney appointed as Director of Client Relations and Development for Lewis Johs

LJAA is pleased to announce that Rosa M. Feeney, Esq. has joined the firm as a Senior Counsel and Director of Client Relations and Development. While Rosa has been with the firm as Counsel for years, she is taking on this new role to provide the highest level of service to our clients and assure that our clients are fully informed and engaged in… read more

Senior Associate Kevin D. Clinton Discusses Legal Malpractice Claims at Primerus Seminar

On August 25, 2021, Senior Associate Kevin D. Clinton was one of the presenters at Primerus’s Professional Liability Virtual Seminar.  Kevin discussed New York’s Executive Orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic and their ambiguous language.  The Orders have sparked debate among New York practitioners as to whether the Orders imposed tolls, or suspensions, of certain civil practice time limits.  Kevin addressed recent New York appellate case law, which… read more

Partner Jeff Pincus Co-Chairs Transportation Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference

Partner Jeff Pincus was honored to have co-chaired this year’s annual conference for the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA). The TLA is a national association of lawyers who concentrate their practice in the transportation industry. This three-day conference focused on issues in the transportation industry and included panel programs on casualty, logistics and current regulations from… read more

Be Careful Before Hitting Send – The First Department Clarifies the Issue of Settlement Via E-mail

In a decision likely to have far reaching effects, a unanimous Appellate Division, First Department found that the distinction between a prepopulated and re-typed signature in an e-mail is a “needless formality that does not reflect how law is commonly practiced today.” Tellingly, the Court held that it is not the signoff that controls but… read more

Practicing Law Institute: Specialized Deposition Techniques 2021

On May 20, 2021, Commercial Litigation Partner, Jennifer Hurley McGay, served as the Chair for the Practicing Law Institute’s Live Webcast, Specialized Deposition Techniques 2021. Jennifer and the other panelists discussed some of the more difficult issues that can arise during depositions and offered practical tips learned over their many years of experience on how… read more

Partner Tom Dargan Hosts “Coffee and Conversation” for Primerus Defense Institute

On May 24, 2021, Partner Tom Dargan hosted the weekly video series entitled “Coffee and Conversation” for the Primerus Defense Institute. The topic for this week’s edition was “Virtual Depositions and Mediations.” It was a great opportunity for the speakers and audience members to interact and learn about new practice tips in the new virtual… read more

Lewis Johs Establishes The Michael T. Colavecchio Memorial Scholarship

Lewis Johs is honored to establish a scholarship at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in memory of their partner, Michael T. Colavecchio, a ’90 alumnus. Mike lost his life in 2020 after a difficult battle with cancer. While at Hofstra Law, he served as a law fellow and as editor-in-chief of… read more

Partner Tom Dargan Served as a Panelist on a Webinar to a National Motorcoach Bus Group Regarding Litigation Trends and COVID-19 Exposure

On March 2, 2021, Partner Tom Dargan served as a Panelist in connection with a national webinar organized by IMG (“International Motorcoach Group”) for its annual IMG Maintenance and Safety Forum.  Tom discussed several major litigation trends facing the transportation industry in 2021 regarding liability and COVID-19 exposures.  Tom addressed and answered several questions from the… read more

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