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How Do NY Courts Define a “Manual Laborer”?

By Sam Matthews Wal-Mart has been hit with a slew of class action lawsuits that may very well help New York courts define what constitutes “manual labor” and who falls...

Conduct of Boards: a 101 Guide

By Michael Iakovou and John Flouskakos A corporate board, moreso than any employees of a company, must hold itself to the highest of ethical standards. The board of directors for...

The Fed’s Effect on the Mortgage Market

By Steven Milstein and John Flouskakos If you’re in the market to purchase a home or another type of real property, you likely know that mortgage rates have been on...

Lease Extensions and their Rental Rate

By Steven Milstein and John Flouskakos Although the term of a lease is fixed, often times a lease will contain an extension option. An extension option essentially allows for a...

Top Eight Clauses to Include in an Employment Contract

By Steven Siegler Many businesses of all sizes rely on employment contracts with their key employees, including executives, directors, managers, supervisors, and other critical personnel. Employment contracts delineate the employer’s...

Defending the Client Who May Have Broken the Law

By Steven Siegler “Nobody’s perfect.” That is certainly true when it comes to litigants in a lawsuit. Rarely is one side so overwhelmingly just in their cause that the other...