- Law firms' practices ranked on Chambers & Partners lists
Practices at Rochester-based Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, Buffalo’s Hodgson Russ LLP and Phillips Lytle LLP earned band 1 designations on the Chambers & Partners 2015 law-firm lists.
- Former financial adviser Galan pleads guilty in federal court
Former Brockport financial adviser Eduardo Galan on Monday pleaded guilty to two felony counts in federal court, admitting to having bilked 38 area investors in a Ponzi scheme that ran from 2005 to 2013.
- Engineers view competition as part of the game
- Gillibrand presses for medical marijuana bill
Joined by members of medical advocacy groups, including the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester Inc., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday pressed for passage of a bill to make medical marijuana legal under federal law in states that have legalized the drug for medical purposes.
- Bankruptcy filings in region jump nearly 10 percent
Bucking a more than yearlong trend of declining bankruptcies, the Rochester area saw a nearly double-digit percent hike in filings last month.
- Nurse claims she was fired illegally by firm
- State attorney general sues tanning firms
Two New York indoor-tanning chains are under fire from the state’s top legal officer for allegedly hiding skin cancer risks.
- Domino's franchisee to pay $120,000 to settle labor law violations
A former Rochester-area Domino’s Pizza Corp. franchisee has agreed to pay $120,000 to settle multiple labor-law violation charges, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
- Put low interest rates to work in estate planning strategies
- FTC eyes impact of merger
- RBTL warns of scam ticket sites
The Rochester Broadway Theatre League Inc. issued a warning about fraudulent websites selling tickets to shows at the Auditorium Theatre.
- Former exec seeks $1.9M from Sutherland
- Area bankruptcy filings drop in first quarter
Rochester-area bankruptcy filings have continued to decline this year, showing a nearly 18 percent drop in the first quarter.
- Court keeps injunction against Kodak in place
Collins Inkjet Corp. is likely to succeed in an antitrust claim against Eastman Kodak Co., a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled last week.
- Bar owner wants city to pay for lost profits
- Bankruptcy could involve second area firm
- Intellectual Property Law Firms
- Vargas files claim against school board over firing powers
Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas is taking legal action against the district’s board of education after the board voted to strip some firing powers.
- Affordable Furniture owner charged with tax fraud
An area furniture store owner accused of pocketing sales tax that should have been turned over to the state is charged with tax evasion.