Survey: 2014 Tort Law

Survey of New York Tort law for 2013–2014.

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John C. Cherundolo is a former Supreme Court Justice of the New York Unified Court System, Onondaga County, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law. LL.M. Temple Law, J.D. Syracuse University College of Law, M.P.A Syracuse University Maxwell School, and B.A. Syracuse University.

Survey: 2014 Media Law

Survey of New York Media law for 2013–2014.

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Roy S. Gutterman is an Associate Professor and Director of the Tully Center for Free Speech at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The author wishes to thank Jennifer Osias, Tully Center Research Assistant, for her assistance on this study.

Survey: 2014 Labor & Employment Law

Survey of New York Labor & Employment law for 2013–2014.

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Tyler Hendry, associate at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC; J.D., magna cum laude, 2010, University at Buffalo Law School; B.A., summa cum laude, 2007, Le Moyne College. Allison Zullo Gottlieb, associate at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC; J.D., summa cum laude, 2011, Albany Law School; B.A., summa cum laude, 2008, St. John Fisher College. The authors would like to thank Alyssa N. Campbell, Scott F. Regan, and Jennifer B. Scheu for their assistance in preparing this article.

Survey: 2014 Insurance Law

Survey of New York Insurance law for 2013–2014.

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Dan D. Kohane, a senior member of the New York law firm of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., is a nationally recognized insurance coverage counselor who serves as an expert witness and conducts extensive training, consultation, and in-house seminars on this highly specialized practice. Mr. Kohane is known in the industry for his comprehensive newsletter, Coverage Pointers, a bi-weekly publication summarizing important insurance coverage decisions. An accomplished trial lawyer and litigator, Mr. Kohane also has extensive experience mediating complex casualty and insurance coverage disputes. He teaches Insurance Law as an adjunct professor at the University at Buffalo Law School and heads the firm’s Insurance Coverage practice group.

Audrey A. Seeley is a member of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. in its Buffalo, New York
office, where she focuses on insurance coverage and no-fault coverage. Ms. Seeley routinely provides counseling to insurers on a national basis for personal and advertising injury coverage issues and on primary and excess personal lines insurance policies. She also handles declaratory judgment actions across New York State. Ms. Seeley is the team leader of the firm’s No-Fault practice group and also provides No-Fault insurance coverage advice to insurers. She is currently the Chair of the Insurance Law Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI). Ms. Seeley has been recognized in Best Lawyers of America, Who’s Who In the Law, and has been named in the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.

The authors wish to specially thank Ms. Jocelyn Michele Seitter, University at
Buffalo Law School, J.D. Candidate 2015, for her dedication and assistance with this Survey.

Survey: 2014 Criminal Law

Survey of New York Criminal law for 2013–2014.

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Jason Hoge is currently a Practitioner-in-Residence with the Office of Clinical Legal
Education at Syracuse University College of Law, where he supports primarily the Criminal Defense Clinic. He previously represented indigent defendants in the Wayne County Public Defender’s Office and was the Lead Attorney and Project Director (Re-Entry) in the Monroe County Legal Assistance Center, where he investigated an litigated employment discrimination claims.

Brandon Hellwig is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse University College of Law.

Survey: 2014 Civil Practice

Survey of New York Civil Practice for 2013–2014.

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Michael Anthony Bottar is a graduate of Colgate University and summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, the author is a member of Bottar Leone, PLLC, an adjunct professor at Syracuse University College of Law, a member of the Syracuse University College of Law board of advisors, and a member of the board of directors of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Survey: 2014 Business Associations

Survey of New York Business Associations law for 2013–2014.

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Sandra S. O’Loughlin is a Partner at Hiscock & Barclay, LLP. in Buffalo, New York; Adjunct Professor and Lecturer, University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York; J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo Law School; B.A., Daemen College; Rosary Hill College.

Christopher J. Bonner is of counsel at Hiscock & Barclay, LLP. in Syracuse, New York; J.D., Harvard Law School; B.A., Williams College.