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A commentary written by Whiteman Osterman & Hanna immigration attorney L.J. D'Arrigo was published in the April 27 edition of the Albany Times Union. The commentary focused on reforming immigration job laws to ease the burden on employers who hire foreign workers. Please click here to download the full commentaryRead More ›
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna has announced two new partners: Robert Rosborough and Robert Stout, and Of Counsel Michelle Kennedy. Robert Rosborough joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna as an associate in 2010 after completing a clerkship at the New York Court of Appeals. Mr. Rosborough’s practice focuses on appellate, civil, administrative, environmental, and employment litigation, including extensive experience in CPLR Article 78 proceedings, land use and zoning matters, including [...]Read More ›
Michael and Margery Whiteman were recently honored at the Excelsior College's Partners in Lifelong Learning Celebration for their active participation in the Capital Region community for 50 years. Michael Whiteman has served as an officer or director of organization such as the Albany Institute of History & Art, the Albany Symphony, the Government Law Center at the Albany Law School, the Historic Albany Foundation, Independent Defense Commission, and WMHT Educational [...]Read More ›
WOH attorney Robert Rosborough was quoted in a recent article in the National Law Journal on whether the Fourth Circuit should livestream arguments in the travel ban appeals. Please click here for the full article.Read More ›
WOH attorney Chris Meyer recently published an article for the April 2017 edition of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Magazine. The article details New York’s new cybersecurity regulations, and how those regulations present both a challenge and an opportunity for PIA agents operating in New York, and how agents who address the challenges can seize new business opportunities. Click here to download the full article.Read More ›
This is a case that warms the heart of appellate geeks like me, those who get unduly excited over issues of appellate jurisdiction. In Matter of 381 Search Warrants Directed to Facebook, Inc. (New York County District Attorney’s Office) (No. 16), previewed here, the Court of Appeals held that two orders denying Facebook’s motion to quash a bulk search warrant issued under the federal Stored Communications Act and denying Facebook’s request for production of the affidavit used [...]Read More ›
In Matter of East Ramapo Cent. Sch. Dist. v King (No. 21), previewed here, the Court of Appeals sidestepped the issue of whether school districts have the right to judicial review under CPLR Article 78 of New York State Department of Education determinations enforcing the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In East Ramapo Cent. Sch. Dist., the public school district sought to challenge a NYSED determination that it violated the IDEA by routinely placing students with [...]Read More ›