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WOH Attorney Chris Meyer recently participated in the Albany Business Review’s Table of Experts on Cybersecurity. The Table of Experts brings together experts for a discussion on a current topic. Joining Chris was Joe Vigorito, Director of Mobility and Security at Annese & Associates in Albany. The discussion was moderated by Albany Law professor Antony Hayes. Download the full article

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The firm’s breakfast event on March 23 at our Schenectady office location at the Electric City Innovation Center (ECIC) was a rousing success. Close to 100 people attended the event to hear from Dave Buicko from the Galesi Group, who gave a presentation on recent and future development in Schenectady and at the Mohawk Harbor site. This was our first event held at the Schenectady location, and we will look to host similar events in Schenectady in the future.

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna recently represented Eiber Translations, a provider of language interpretation and translation services to interpreters and translators, in challenging the New York State Commissioner of Labor’s determination to hold it liable for additional unemployment insurance contributions. Eiber was originally assessed for additional unemployment contributions due to compensation it had paid to the interpreters, after the New York State Department of Labor determined [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna recently represented Crossroads Ventures in the successful defense of a challenge to Department of Environmental Conservation approvals, obtained after a lengthy administrative review process, to develop a large ski and golf resort adjacent to Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills. The challenge was brought by the Catskill Heritage Alliance and several adjacent landowners. The Court rejected the challengers’ claims that the Department of Environmental [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna successfully represented the Village of Kiryas Joel, NY before the Environmental Claims Part of the Orange County Supreme Court obtaining a decision upholding the Village’s SEQRA review and Annexation of 164 acres to the Village from the Town of Monroe in the face of legal challenges commenced by a large group of neighboring municipalities and area citizens’ groups. The Village was represented by Michael G. Sterthous, a partner in the Firm’s land [...]

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