Cannabis Control Board Proposes Regs & Approves CAURD Licenses

November 21, 2022 – Steve Malito, Partner and Chair of the Cannabis Law practice announced today that the NYS Cannabis Control Board voted to file the Proposed Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations which outline the licensing process for adult-use cannabis businesses as well as approved the first 36 Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) licenses. More good news […]

Rajpersaud Named to City & State’s Staten Island Power 100

November 17, 2022 – Bianca Rajpersaud, Associate Director of Government Relations was chosen by City & State Magazine for their 2022 Staten Island Power 100 list. This year marks the second consecutive year she was recognized for this honor. A lifelong Staten Island resident, Bianca is also President of the North Shore Democratic Club and […]

McCollum Speaks to FinTech Times on Benefits of a US CBDC

November 16, 2022 – Jonathan McCollum, Federal Government Relations Chair was interviewed by The FinTech Times for their article “Digital Dollar: All There is to Know With Industry Views From Anchorage Digital, Verto, and More“. The Fintech Times took an in-depth look at: what makes digital currencies so popular the emerging alternatives to cryptos and […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Helen Keller & ES&S – Voting Hope for the Disabled

November 15, 2022 – Steve Malito, State Government Relations Practice Chair and Partner and Nicole L. Weingartner, Director of State Government Affairs recently brought two clients together for a mutually beneficial outcome. Working closely with Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB) and Election Systems & Software (ES&S), the DHC team facilitated a demonstration at HKSB’s […]

Weingartner Named to Power of Diversity: Women 100 List

November 14, 2022 – Nicole Weingartner, Director of State Government Affairs in the Government Relations practice was named today to City & State Magazine’s Power of Diversity: Women 100 list. Each year the magazine recognizes the top 100 women in the city and state who they believe are New York’s most influential female leaders. In […]

McCollum Speaks with Tearsheet on CBDC

November 2, 2022 – Jonathan McCollum, Federal Government Relations practice Chair spoke with Tearsheet recently for their article titled “Could a U.S. CBDC Undermine the Existing Financial Infrastructure?” on their site. Since Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell announced that his agency is exploring a CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) for the nation, the media is paying […]

Barbara Interviewed in Newsweek on the Brady-Bündchen Divorce

November 1, 2022 – Divorce & Family Law practice Chair and Partner, Leslie Barbara, was featured in Newsweek today for their story “Tom Brady Discusses ‘Challenges’ After Gisele Bündchen Divorce Announcement“. Leslie put forth cogent legal insights of possible reasons why high-profile, high net worth individuals implement prenups and how they can help make the […]

Citron Helps Newsweek WSID Readers Contemplating Divorce

October 29, 2022 – Adam Citron, Divorce & Family Law Partner was interviewed by Newsweek for their What Should I Do (WSID) Blog which focuses on family issues. In their article “My Husband Had an Affair With a Woman Half My Age, What Should I Do?” a reader submitted a synopsis of how she caught […]

Prabhakar Shares Estate Planning Advice With Market Realist

October 24, 2022 – Ashwani Prabhakar, Trusts & Estates Litigator spoke with Market Realist on the importance of estate planning in retirement and the difference between estate planning and a will. Ashwani explained that there are three basic documents that can be created during estate planning — a will, a living will or health care […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: HPPM Awarded $110M Federal Grant

October 23, 2022 – Arthur Goldstein, Sid Davidoff and Jonathan McCollum, teamed up and worked closely with our client, Hunts Point Produce Market (HPPM) as well as key government officials and agencies including US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer,  NYC Mayor Eric Adams, NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Teamsters Local 202, in a successful effort to […]