Published Articles

Our firm’s attorneys regularly contribute to legal and business publications. Our firm’s articles are listed below.

Attorney Robert Yawman

September 14, 2022

Advocate’s View: Appellate Courts Reject Commercial Tenant Attempts to Avoid Rent Obligations

by Robert Yawman

During the Covid outbreak in 2020, New York and several other states issued restrictions on in-person business operations in an attempt to reduce the spread of the virus. These measures…

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Attorney Steve Cole

March 8, 2022

Volume of Business Disputes Remains High

by Rochester Business Journal

Managing Partner Steven Cole was featured in the Rochester Business Journal article “Volume of Business Disputes Remains High”. Click here to read the full article.

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Attorney Emily Uhlig

February 21, 2022

Advocate’s View: New York Commercial Division Adopts Softer Standard for Remote Depositions Thanks to COVID-19 Pandemic

by Emily Uhlig

Effective December 15, 2021, the Commercial Division permanently adopted Rule 37 allowing remote depositions upon consent of all parties or upon motion to the court showing good cause. The rule…

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Attorney Steve Cole

January 6, 2022

Daily Record: Legal Leaders See Progress in 2022

by The Daily Record

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for the legal system in a variety of ways over the past two years. As 2021 came to a close, The Daily Record asked…

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Attorney Mary Jo Korona

November 23, 2021

Advocate’s View: Pre-Action Discovery in New York Does Not Create Path for Removal to Federal Court

by Mary Jo Korona

Read the full article here.

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Attorney Stacey Trien

November 12, 2021

RBJ: Stacey Trien Focuses her GRAWA Presidency on Empowering Women

by Rochester Business Journal

Stacey Trien’s plan for her term as president of the Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys was to focus on the theme of empowerment. But the COVID-19 pandemic made it…

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Hon. Thomas A. Stander

October 27, 2021

Advocate’s View: Mediations — What Will Happen When “Normal” Comes?

by Thomas Stander

As the pandemic continues to challenge and change the way we work across all industries, many of us are growing increasingly impatient with the wait for “normal.” Will we ever…

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Attorney Robert Yawman

September 13, 2021

Fixing the Damages in Advance: Recent Case Law Involving Liquidated Damages Provisions

by Robert Yawman

When negotiating a contract, parties may choose to establish the damages owed if a party breaches. These pre-determined amounts, known as “liquidated damages”, commonly appear in real estate contracts, where…

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Attorney Erin Casey

August 23, 2021

The Shifting Rules on Virtual Meetings in (Post) Pandemic Times

by Erin Casey

Since Governor Cuomo’s announcement in June of “New York Forward” – a lifting of many COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions- much has changed.  The Delta variant and sluggish vaccination rates, as well…

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