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Rochester businesses are transitioning to deliver the next generation of services and technologies. And once again, building on its history of innovation, Nixon Peabody is at the forefront.

We help transform business plans into corporate enterprises, providing financing, intellectual property counsel and other legal services to new and established companies.

And as new businesses emerge in Upstate New York, we continue to support Rochester’s corporate leaders as they evolve and take on the challenges of the current and future business environment. Focused industry teams bring deep experience and honed foresight in the medical technology, financial services, consumer products, food and energy industries. We have the knowledge and experience to help our clients with real estate, workforce, securities and financing needs.

When disputes surface, our litigators and trial lawyers in Rochester combine unmatched tenacity and creativity with their industry knowledge to craft practical and efficient solutions that get clients back to business. Our team members bring the talent, resources and diverse experience of a national law firm to handle the difficult and important issues for businesses, whether complex litigations or class actions, or protection of intellectual property. Together with our colleagues, we appear in courts locally and around the world. And as tomorrow’s entrepreneurs join the ranks of individuals and families who have built successful enterprises in Rochester, our trusts and estates attorneys will assure they have a financial plan for the future.

With deep roots in the Rochester community and steadfast commitment to its future, we are leaders in the community in providing pro bono service and unmatched support to the boards of our newest and oldest cultural institutions, maintaining a diverse workplace and operating with sustainable practices.

Media Clips

  • Honorees Picked for 20th Year of Forty Under 40
    Rochester Business Journal | September 26, 2014
    Rochester Global Finance associate John LaBoda is listed as a Rochester Business Journal 2014 Forty Under 40 honoree.
  • Schooled in Business – On the job
    Rochester Business Journal | September 26, 2014
    Rochester Public Company Transactions associate John Moragne is featured in this interview discussing his background, how he arrived at law school, and his business-focused practice.
  • Understanding Environmental Laws Reduces Risks
    Rochester Business Journal | September 19, 2014
    Rochester partner and leader of the firm’s Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner is quoted in this article on how to reduce the risks of criminal and civil prosecutions from violations of environmental laws.
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  • Optics firm taking Chinese manufacturers to task
    Democrat & Chronicle | September 18, 2014
    Rochester IP Counseling & Transactions partner Kristen Walsh is quoted in this article on IP issues for U.S. companies operating, or considering starting operations, in China.
  • The State of America's Home Health Care Workers in 2014
    Law360 | September 18, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello authored this column discussing the state of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • MasterCard Ruling Warns In-House Attys on Privilege Limits
    Law360 | September 2, 2014
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant, who helped develop New York’s revised privilege log practice, provides third-party commentary in this feature article.
  • Workplaces to Deal with Medical Marijuana Issues
    Democrat & Chronicle | August 25, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello is featured in this Q&A discussing how New York State’s medical marijuana rules likely will affect workers and workplaces.
  • Employers Bracing for Penalties under the Affordable Care Act
    Albany Business Review | August 18, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary in this feature story on the top challenges facing employers under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Case Leaves Open Questions on Affirmative Action at Public Colleges
    Rochester Business Journal | August 15, 2014
    This guest column authored by Rochester M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant and Commercial Litigation associate Brian Jacek focuses on the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case and how it could affect colleges and universities in the Rochester area.
  • The Record
    Rochester Business Journal | July 25, 2014
    This news brief notes that Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello has joined the Board of the Catholic Family Center, Rochester's largest family service provider.
  • Medical Marijuana Statute Creates Awkward Situation for Employers
    Rochester Business Journal | July 18, 2014
    Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello co-authored this column discussing what New York State’s medical marijuana law will mean for employers.
  • Are Workplace Wellness Programs Legal?
    Forbes | July 16, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary in this column addressing wellness programs.
  • Easing Pain, Sparking Concerns
    Long Island Business News | July 11, 2014
    Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Joe Carello provide commentary on how New York State employers can prepare for dealing with employees who have access to or use medical marijuana.
  • Don't Miss It: Hot Deals & Firms We're Following This Week
    Law360 | July 10, 2014
    Gannett Co., Inc.’s acquisition of seven Texas television stations from London Broadcasting Company for $215 million is highlighted among the top deals this week. Nixon Peabody represented Gannett. The deal team noted in the coverage includes Public Company Transactions practice group leader John Partigan, Labor & Employment partners Brian Kopp and Michael Hausknecht, Tax partner Christian McBurney, Antitrust partner Gordon Lang and counsel Alycia Ziarno, and associates Tiana Butcher and Pierce Han.
  • Rule Limiting Privilege Log Practice to Take Effect
    Commercial Litigation Insider | July 9, 2014
    This coverage highlights new Rule 11-b, signed by New York Chief Administrative Judge Gail Prudenti, which will instruct parties to meet at the outset of the case and afterward to discuss the scope and parameters of privilege review. Rochester Commercial Litigation partner David Tennant, co-author of the rule, is quoted.
  • Gartner Lists Top Info Security Tech
    Law Technology News | July 8, 2014
    Director of IT operations and e-discovery services John Roman provides commentary on the top 10 information security technologies as determined by leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner Inc.
  • Versar picks up J.M. Waller
    The Deal | July 2, 2014
    Client J.M. Waller Associates’ sale to Versar, Inc. is highlighted in this piece. The coverage notes J.M. Waller’s legal team led by securities practice group leader John Partigan and includes partners Brian Kopp and Christian McBurney; associate Pierce Han; and paralegal Alicia Rotella.
  • The Churn
    American Lawyer | June 27, 2014
    This coverage highlights the arrival of Rochester Employee Benefits counsel Darcie Falsioni.
  • Excellence in Law
    Daily Record | June 26, 2014
    This special section features the Rochester-area attorneys earning “Excellence in Law” distinctions. Rochester Energy & Environmental partner Jean McCreary is profiled among the “Top Women in Law.” Rochester Labor & Employment associate Joe Carello and Real Estate associate Darren Miller are among the “Up & Coming Attorneys.”
  • ACA, Health Insurance Exchanges and the Future of COBRA
    Law360 | June 18, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment attorneys Jo Ann Butler, Brian Kopp and Kate Saracene authored this column discussing two recent government announcements that aid employers’ ability to steer COBRA-eligible individuals, discuss the future role of COBRA and explore proactive ways that employers might encourage COBRA-eligible individuals to elect marketplace coverage.
  • Rising Stars
    New York Law Journal | June 16, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones is featured in this special section profiling the New York Law Journal’s 2014 Rising Stars honorees.
  • The Record
    Rochester Business Journal | June 13, 2014
    This coverage notes that Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Erik Goergen has joined the Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Board of Directors.
  • Discovery Process Can Hold Key to Resolution of Legal Case
    Rochester Business Journal | June 13, 2014
    Commercial Litigation partner and Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum provides commentary in this feature story on the discovery process.
  • Law: Preparation, prompt response limit impact of disputes
    Rochester Business Journal | June 13, 2014
    Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum authored this column on preparation for business disputes.
  • 9 Tips to Safely Use Cloud Storage
    Law Technology News | May 29, 2014
    Director of the firm’s Electronic Discovery and Information Technology Operations team John Roman authored this column providing recommendations to consider when choosing a cloud-based file storage provider.
  • Is Your Estate Plan as Out-of-Date as the Eight-Track Tape?
    Rochester Business Journal | May 9, 2014
    This contributed article co-authored by Rochester Business Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Private Clients counsel Stephanie Seiffert focuses on including your digital assets (such as online accounts) when putting together your estate plan.
  • New Members of Brighton Hall of Fame Include Inventor, Lawyer, Philanthropist, Scientist and Actress
    Democrat and Chronicle | May 7, 2014
    Rochester senior counsel Susan Robfogel is highlighted as one of the five inductees into the Brighton High School Alumni Hall of Fame for 2014.
  • Evolving risks complicate efforts to protect key data
    Rochester Business Journal | May 2, 2014
    This article focuses on the challenges professional services firms face in safeguarding sensitive information. Rochester director of information technology operations, John Roman, is among those quoted in this article discussing why multiple layers of security are essential.
  • Post-recession, it's still a buyer's market for legal services
    Rochester Business Journal | May 2, 2014
    Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum is featured in this special report on the legal industry. Carolyn highlights the growing number of companies doing business abroad and how we are servicing those clients through the firm’s offices in Asia and our Terralex network.
  • 2014 Rising Stars
    New York Law Journal | May 1, 2014
    The New York Law Journal has selected Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones as one of the publication’s 2014 Rising Stars.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley's Whistle-blower Protections Reach Private Contractors
    The Corporate Governance Advisor | May 1, 2014
    This column discusses the Supreme Court’s interpretation of Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection to reach employees of public company's private contractors. Commercial Litigation partners Carolyn Nussbaum and Jon Sablone, Labor & Employment partner David Rosenthal and Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Grayson Yeargin authored the piece.
  • Future of fracking is up in the air
    Daily Record | April 25, 2014
    Rochester partner and leader of the Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner is featured in this story on the future of hydraulic fracturing (“hydrofracking”).
  • Fracking Issues Raised by Auburn Wastewater Report
    Syracuse Post Standard | April 23, 2014
    This story highlights findings and broader implications of a report conducted by an engineering firm regarding the city of Auburn, New York’s ability to accept wastewater from gas drilling. Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford, who co-chairs the hydrofracking committee of the New York Water Environment Association, provides commentary.
  • Potential Impact of "Ban the Box"
    Buffalo Law Journal | April 21, 2014
    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Stephanie Caffera discusses the “ban the box” ordinance, which removes the criminal conviction checkbox from job applications and prohibits employers from asking about convictions prior to an initial interview.
  • Are Student-Athletes Employees? A lot of money is at stake
    Rochester Business Journal | April 11, 2014
    Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge developed this column with Long Island Labor & Employment partner Dan Rizzi and associate Alex Gallin discussing the National Labor Relations Board decision over whether student athletes are “employees.”
  • 2014 Best of the Web Awards
    Rochester Business Journal | April 9, 2014
    Nixon Peabody is highlighted as the 2014 “Best of the Web” award winner for the legal services industry. The annual award recognizes Rochester’s best business websites in a number of industries.
  • Proposal on Privilege Logs Seeks to Trim Costs, Save Time
    Commercial Litigation Insider | April 4, 2014
    Rochester Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation partner David Tennant is quoted in this feature article on the proposed rule issued by the Office of Court Administration that would modify privilege log practice in the Commercial Division to streamline the process and ease the burden and costs on litigants. David co-authored the amendment.
  • A Family that Helped Shape Webster
    Democrat & Chronicle | March 19, 2014
    Rochester senior Commercial Litigation counsel Bob Witmer is featured in this article about his family’s impact on the community of Webster, New York.
  • Public defenders start pro bono appeals program
    Daily Record | March 17, 2014
    The new criminal appeals pro bono program at the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office is featured in this article. Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Brian Jacek is participating in the program.
  • Diligence Key in Protecting Intellectual Property
    Democrat & Chronicle | March 5, 2014
    Rochester Private Equity & Investment Funds counsel Jeremy Wolk authored this column focused on protecting intellectual property assets through due diligence and learning how to maximize them for the future.
  • Who Decides: The Court or the Arbitrator?
    Business Law Today (an American Bar Association publication) | March 1, 2014
    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum and New York Commercial Litigation partner Chris Mason co-authored this article focusing on arbitration clauses and how they are applied in court.
  • Personal Notes on Lawyers
    New York Law Journal | February 18, 2014
    This coverage highlights our New York State attorneys elected to the partnership: New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Ashley Baynham, New York City Securities partner Dan McAvoy, New York City Commercial Litigation partner Abby Reardon and Rochester Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene.
  • Nixon Peabody Announces New Partners
    Daily Record | February 6, 2014
    This coverage highlights Rochester Labor & Employment attorney Kate Saracene who was elected into the firm’s partnership.
  • Attorneys Applaud Overhaul of Nonprofit Law for Cutting Red Tape
    New York Law Journal | December 20, 2013
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney, Rochester counsel Anita Pelletier, and Rochester partner and president of the New York State Bar Association Dave Schraver discuss the New York State Nonprofit Revitalization Act signed into law by Governor Cuomo.
  • After 75 Years, It's Time to Reform Overtime Laws
    Rochester Business Journal | December 20, 2013
    This op-ed authored by Rochester Labor & Employment partner Steve Jones focuses on Fair Labor Standards Act and discusses proposed amendments to the Act.
  • Startups Must Carefully Evaluate New Crowdfunding Options
    Rochester Business Journal | December 20, 2013
    In this monthly Rochester Business Journal law column, Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester law clerk Brian Mahoney focus on crowdfunding opportunities.
  • On the Town: ‘The Daily Record' honors Attorneys of the Year
    Daily Record | November 18, 2013
    Rochester Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation partner Chris Thomas is featured in this article highlighting the 2013 Attorneys of the Year.
  • 2013 RBJ Forty Under 40
    Rochester Business Journal | November 15, 2013
    Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene is among the 40 Rochester-area individuals under the age of 40 recognized for demonstrating significant professional accomplishments and community involvement.
  • SCOTUS Cert Skirt Left Door Open For Cy Pres Tune-Up
    Law360 | November 8, 2013
    This column discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of a petition for a writ of certiorari in Marek v. Lane. New York City Commercial Litigation partner Chris Mason, San Francisco Commercial Litigation partner Bruce Copeland, Manchester Commercial Litigation associate Dan Deane and Rochester Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation associate Kevin Saunders authored the piece.
  • Good Privacy Practices Help Your Firm Survive and Thrive
    Rochester Business Journal | November 8, 2013
    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Buffalo Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation counsel Jacob Herstek discuss why and how companies should have a strong compliance plan in the event of a data breach.
  • Your Email Can Be a Contract; Think Before You Click ‘Send'
    Rochester Business Journal | October 18, 2013
    In this column, Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge discusses how e-mail can amount to a contract if the sender is not careful.
  • Rochester firms work to protect intellectual property
    Democrat and Chronicle | September 27, 2013
    Rochester Private Equity & Investment Funds counsel Jeremy Wolk discusses the importance of sufficient capital and intellectual property safeguards for startups.
  • Nexpert: Check your commercial assessment
    Democrat and Chronicle | September 25, 2013
    Rochester Real Estate partner Jon Penna and Rochester Real Estate associate Rob Brenner co-author this column on commercial property assessment.
  • Client Needs Dictate Decision to Send Some Tasks Oversees
    Rochester Business Journal | September 20, 2013
    Rochester Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation partner Chris Thomas discusses e-discovery and predictive coding benefits in this feature article.
  • General Counsel Report Shift in Role, Study Reports
    Bloomberg News | September 19, 2013
    This coverage highlights the results of TerraLex’s survey of general counsel at 270 corporations. Senior Counsel Harry Trueheart and chairman of TerraLex is quoted.
  • WNY Businesses Face Post-DOMA Uncertainty
    Buffalo Law Journal | August 19, 2013

    Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene discusses the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Defense of Marriage Act decision.

  • Can Your Supply Chain Meet the Requirements of Regulators?
    Rochester Business Journal | August 16, 2013

    In this column, Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge discusses the regulatory requirements associated with supply chain management.

  • A Small Employer Weighs Obamacare Options to Cut Costs
    Bloomberg BusinessWeek | July 31, 2013

    This Q&A focuses on how Obamacare will affect small employers.  Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene addresses how companies may have the option to stop offering to pay for an employee’s insurance directly because he/she can purchase coverage through an individual Obamacare exchange.

  • The Binding Nature of a Term Sheet Should Not Be Underestimated
    Rochester Business Journal | July 12, 2013

    The importance of a term sheet should not be underestimated by deal makers according to Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge.

  • Contacting and Compensating a Non-Party/Former Employee Fact Witness; The Legal and Ethical Issues
    Product Liability Law & Strategy | July 1, 2013

    A Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation team of Buffalo partner John Weinholtz and Rochester associate Kevin Saunders authored this column discussing the legal and ethical rules of contacting and compensating a former employee fact witness.

  • Historic Changes by State: Law for non-profits sees first overhaul in decades
    Rochester Business Journal | June 28, 2013

    In this feature story, partner and leader of the firm's Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney discusses New York State’s Non-profit Revitalization Act.

  • Rochester Museum and Science Center appoints local residents to board
    Brighton-Pittsford Post | June 25, 2013

    Rochester Real Estate partner Bruce Baker is among the new Rochester Museum and Science Center board appointees highlighted in this piece.

  • Need for Expert Appeals Panel Divides Bar
    Commercial Litigation Insider (New York) | June 18, 2013

    Rochester Products partner and leader of the firm’s Appellate practice David Tennant comments on the discussion regarding the possible need to create a specialized appellate court to hear commercial division appeals.

  • Intuitive Technology Makes Discovery Process Efficient
    Rochester Business Journal | June 14, 2013

    Rochester Products: Class Action, Industry & Trade Representation partner Chris Thomas and director of IT operations and e-discovery John Roman discuss the use and benefits of predictive coding in this feature article.

  • Nextpert: Passing on the family business
    Democrat and Chronicle | June 12, 2013

    Rochester Private Clients associate Meghan Schubmehl authored this column discussing family business succession planning.

  • Judge Gives Green Light to FreshDirect in Bronx
    New York Law Journal | June 5, 2013

    This article notes that FreshDirect has been given the green light to build a new headquarters in the South Bronx. Buffalo Products counsel Laurie Bloom and Rochester Real Estate partners Jared Lusk and Tom Greiner are noted as FreshDirect’s counsel.

  • 2013 Rising Stars
    New York Law Journal | June 5, 2013

    Buffalo Commercial Litigation partner Sheldon Smith is profiled in this special section highlighting the 2013 Rising Stars, a group of attorneys 40 years old or younger who have made a mark on the New York legal community.

  • Rochester Attorney Heads NY Bar Association
    Associated Press | June 4, 2013

    This coverage notes that Rochester Commerical Litigation and Indian Law partner Dave Schraver has been named the 116th president of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Law Column: The JOBS Act
    Rochester Business Journal | May 24, 2013

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Washington, DC, Government Relations & Public Policy counsel Doug Dziak co-authored this column providing an update on the JOBS Act.

  • Health Care Changes are Coming in '14
    Democrat and Chronicle | May 15, 2013

    In this guest column, Rochester Labor & Employment and Employee Benefits counsel Kate Saracene, discusses what small businesses need to know about the Affordable Health Care Act.

  • Eastern States, DC Sue EPA Over Exemptions on Cross-border Power Plant Emissions
    SNL Power Daily | May 7, 2013

    Rochester partner and leader of the firm’s Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner discusses a pending lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency over the agency’s move to exempt states at least temporarily from addressing in their implementation plans power plant emissions degrading air quality outside their borders.

  • Demand for Business Advice Picks Up in Recovering Economy
    Rochester Business Journal | May 3, 2013

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Lori Green discusses the demand for legal services, especially in the areas of employee benefits, energy, and mergers and acquisitions.

  • Not Yet a Relic of History, Hourly Rates Still Prevalent
    Rochester Business Journal | May 3, 2013

    Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum and Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jim Bourdeau discuss client demands for value, predictability, and accessibility.

  • Excellence in Law
    Daily Record | April 18, 2013

    Rochester office managing partner and commercial litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum is among the “Top Women in Law” as recognized by the Daily Record as part of its annual “Excellence in Law” program.

  • Excellence in Law
    Daily Record | April 18, 2013

    Rochester public company transactions associate John Moragne is among the “Up & Coming Attorneys” recognized by the Daily Record as part of its annual “Excellence in Law” program.

  • Excellence in Law
    Daily Record | April 18, 2013

    Rochester real estate associate Greg Nearpass is among the “Up & Coming Attorneys” recognized by the Daily Record as part of its annual “Excellence in Law” program.

  • Genesee Valley Chapter Industrial Issues Committee - Mission of Service and Relevance
    Clean Waters (a New York Water Environment Association publication) | April 15, 2013

    Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford co-authored this column discussing how the New York Water Environment Association’s Industrial Issues Committee (IIC) has helped members understand and map the path to local and federal regulatory compliance.

  • What the Future Holds for Fracking In NY
    Energy Law360 | April 9, 2013

    This contributed article authored by Albany Energy & Environmental counsel Peter Trimarchi, Albany Energy & Environmental partner Ruth Leistensnider, Rochester Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation partner Chris Thomas, and Rochester Real Estate associate Greg Nearpass discusses two major developments expected this spring that will largely determine the extent to which high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) will occur in New York state.

  • ACA Checkup Can Help Keep Firm Healthy
    Providence Business News | April 8, 2013

    Providence Health Services partner Steve Zubiago and Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene co-authored this column focused on “play-or-pay” health care reform mandates that will require many companies to make changes in whether and how they provide health care benefits to their employees.

  • Beyond the Office: Senior counsel by day, director by night
    Daily Record | April 1, 2013

    This article profiles Rochester Brands & Creations senior counsel David Stimson. David’s recent arrival from Eastman Kodak was highlighted. Much of the article focuses on David’s community involvement outside the office, primarily with the Pittsford Sutherland High School theater club and its productions.

  • Will This Be the Year for Immigration Reform?
    Rochester Business Journal | March 29, 2013

    Rochester partner and leader of the firm’s Immigration practice Patti Morrison discusses immigration reform.

  • Lippman Names Commercial Division Advisors
    Daily Record | March 27, 2013

    Rochester Products partner David Tennant is highlighted among those named to New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s Commercial Division Advisory Council, which will advise on all matters involving and surrounding the Commercial Division of the state Supreme Court.

  • Preparing for Healthcare Reform
    Corporate Secretary | March 26, 2013

    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Eric Paley discusses how preparing for provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that go into effect in 2014 could be a big deal for many companies.

  • Questions Arise on Future of Domestic-Partner Benefits
    Buffalo Business First | March 15, 2013

    Labor & Employment and Employee Benefits partner Brian Kopp discusses if and how the expansion of benefits through marriage will impact domestic partnership policies among opposite-sex couples.

  • What to Look for in Health Care Reform Mandates Next January
    Rochester Business Journal | March 15, 2013

    Rochester Corporate partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene co-authored this column discussing the next wave of health care reform compliance mandates.

  • Q&A With Nixon Peabody's David Tennant
    Corporate Counsel | March 13, 2013

    This Q&A is conducted with Rochester partner and leader of the firm’s appellate practice David Tennant.

  • Ruling Against SEC a Win for Defense Bar
    Daily Record | March 11, 2013
    Rochester office managing partner and commercial litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Gabelli v. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • RABEF Elects New Board
    Daily Record | February 27, 2013

    This coverage highlights the new members of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF) board of directors, including Rochester Global Business & Transactions associate Eric Tanck.

  • Federal Regulations Proposed for Updated Food Safety System
    Rochester Business Journal | February 15, 2013

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, a member of the Food, Beverage and Agriculture team, authored this column. Click here to read the full article.

  • Finalists Chosen for 16th Annual Best of the Web
    Rochester Business Journal | February 1, 2013

    Nixon Peabody is among the businesses in the Rochester community that have been chosen as finalists in the Rochester Business Journal’s 16th annual Best of the Web competition. The firm has been named a finalist in the legal services category.

  • A Managing Partner Who Stays in Practice
    Rochester Business Journal | January 25, 2013

    This article profiles Commercial Litigation partner and Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum, highlighting her practice, community, and firm leadership roles, as well as her commitment to family and the community.

  • Employers Catch Some Unexpected Breaks on ACA Mandate
    Law 360 | January 24, 2013

    Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene discusses how the federal government’s outline of its enforcement of the health reform law’s mandate that large employers provide medical benefits contains unexpected revisions likely to make compliance easier.

  • Superstorm Sandy: An Update and Look to the Future
    New York Law Journal | January 22, 2013

    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Dave Schraver, president-elect of the New York State Bar Association, authored this column discussing the Bar Association’s efforts after Hurricane Sandy and how a report from the Bar Association’s Task Force on Global Warming can affect the future.

  • Former Kodak Trademark Counsel Stimson Joins Nixon Peabody
    Rochester Business Journal | January 16, 2013

    This article highlights the arrival of Rochester Brands & Creations counsel David Stimson, former chief trademark counsel of the Eastman Kodak Company.

  • On the Move
    Daily Record | January 15, 2013

    This coverage notes that Rochester Brands & Creations attorney Kristen Mollnow Walsh has been elected to the firm’s partnership.

  • On the Move
    Daily Record | January 15, 2013

    This coverage notes that Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jim Bourdeau has joined the Rochester City Ballet Board of Directors.

  • New ACA Employer Mandate Gives Cos. Surprising Leeway
    Law 360 | January 11, 2013

    Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene discusses proposed regulations from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service relaxing a health reform requirement for large employers.

  • Nexpert Column: Building a Foundation of Innovation
    Democrat and Chronicle | January 6, 2013

    Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations and Higher Education practices Mike Cooney authored this column discussing program-related investments by charitable foundations.

  • Privatized Student Residences to Sprout in the Near Future
    Rochester Business Journal | December 21, 2012

    This article focuses on privatized student housing and, while it’s not widespread in the Rochester area as of yet, Rochester Real Estate partners Jeff Wright and Bruce Baker are featured in the article discussing how the Rochester area higher education community is knowledgeable and sophisticated in its understanding of various structuring options for developing and financing this type of housing.

  • Seeking Advice on Doing Business Abroad Picks Up Pace
    Rochester Business Journal | December 14, 2012

    Rochester partner Jim Bourdeau is featured in this article discussing the legal aspects companies need to be aware of when doing business abroad.

  • Tightening Client Budgets Fuel Need for Outsourcing
    Rochester Business Journal | December 14, 2012

    Rochester Litigation partner Chris Thomas provides commentary in this article discussing the increasing interest in legal outsourcing among clients and how law firms are responding.

  • Landmark Class Action Case to Be Heard in Supreme Court
    Law 360 | December 13, 2012

    Commercial litigation partners Chris Mason and Carolyn Nussbaum and commercial litigation associate Paige Berges co-authored this column noting that the United States Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari to review the most recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in American Express Travel Related Services Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant.

  • Upstate New York Startup Capital is Scarce
    Democrat and Chronicle | November 30, 2012

    Leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney discusses alternative sources of funding for startups—including investments from charitable foundations—in this feature article discussing the state of the Upstate New York market for startup capital.

  • Be Smart at Year End; It's a challenging planning environment
    Rochester Business Journal | November 30, 2012

    Partner and Private Clients deputy practice group leader Tom Farace discusses year-end tax planning in this featured column.

  • New ‘Green Guides' Set Rules for Environmental Marketing
    Rochester Business Journal | November 23, 2012

    This column, co-authored by partner Jeff LaBarge, Chief Sustainability Officer Carolyn Kaplan, and associate Alison Torbitt, discusses new “Green Guides” from the Federal Trade Commission.

  • Higher Ed Outsourcing Student Housing
    Long Island Business News | November 16, 2012

    Real Estate partner Jeff Wright, co-leader of the firm’s Student Housing team, discusses the privatization of student housing in this feature article.

  • Forty Under 40
    Rochester Business Journal | November 9, 2012

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions associate Penny Dentinger is among the young leaders who have made significant contributions to the Rochester community.

  • No Place Like Home
    Rochester Business Journal | November 9, 2012

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions counsel Jeremy Wolk is one of the young professionals featured in this article who started his career elsewhere and returned to the Rochester area.

  • At the Bottom of the Fiscal Cliff: A long list of federal tax increases
    Rochester Business Journal | October 26, 2012

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge authored this monthly “Law” column.

  • The Forces at Work
    Rochester Business Journal | October 12, 2012

    This article focuses on how Rochester businesses have dealt with changing economic factors and trends such as increasing globalization and the explosion of information technology throughout the past 25 years. Commercial Litigation partner and Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum discusses how women have advanced in the workplace during this time.

  • Fracking Wastewater: Are there adequate rules to manage it
    Rochester Business Journal | October 5, 2012

    Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford authored this column discussing the wastewater issues associated with hydraulic fracturing (“hydrofracking”). The full article is available here: http://www.rbj.net/article.asp?aID=192796

  • Earning Their Keep: Plenty of apps promise to help lawyers work smarter. Which ones actually deliver?
    The American Lawyer | October 1, 2012

    Boston Products partner Sam Goldblatt and Rochester Global Business & Transactions counsel Jeremy Wolk are both included in this tech column discussing apps for mobile devices and tablets that are specifically designed for legal matters.

  • Legal Firms Prepare for Hydraulic Fracturing
    WXXI-TV | September 24, 2012

    Rochester Energy & Environmental partner Jean McCreary and Rochester Real Estate associate Greg Nearpass, both members of the firm’s Shale Gas Initiative, are interviewed in this TV segment discussing how law firms across New York State are preparing for decisions regarding hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale formation.

  • Taking it to the Streets: The value of a proactive approach to home rule
    The Pipeline | September 22, 2012

    Rochester Energy & Environmental associate Amy Reichhart authored this article discussing legislation and/or resolutions dealing directly with high-volume hydraulic fracturing (“HVHF” or “hydrofracking”).

  • Legal Advisers Step in to Help Navigate Uncharted Waters
    Rochester Business Journal | September 21, 2012

    Rochester Labor & Employment partner Eric Paley and Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene discuss how the firm has responded to the passing of the Affordable Care Act and have helped clients navigate the changes.

  • New Class Picked for 18th Year of Forty Under 40
    Rochester Business Journal | September 14, 2012

    This article highlights the latest “Forty Under 40” class which includes Rochester global business & transactions associate Penny Dentinger.

  • NLRB Limits Restrictions on Workers' Social Media Use
    Rochester Business Journal | September 14, 2012

    This column, coauthored by Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and San Francisco Labor & Employment partner Kent Jonas and associate Renée Jackson, addresses the limitations on employees’ social media use.

  • Nixon Attorneys Write Amicus Brief for State Bar
    Daily Record | August 22, 2012

    Rochester partners Dave Schraver and David Tennant co-authored the amicus brief by the New York State Bar Association in Fisher v. University of Texas, et. al. The NYSBA brief argues that the government has a compelling interest in promoting diversity in the legal profession—something that cannot happen without meaningful diversity in the undergraduate pipeline.

  • Optional Special Selection and Recruitment Green Cards: Who Is a 'Teacher'?
    New York Law Journal | August 6, 2012

    This bylined article coauthored by Rochester immigration partner Patti Morrison and Boston immigration associate Courtney New focuses on college and university faculty appointees and their eligibility for Optional Special Recruitment and Selection labor certifications.

  • A Guide to Improving the Rules of Appellate Practice
    DRI: For the Defense | August 1, 2012

    This article, authored by Rochester partner and leader of the Appellate practice David Tennant, discusses the rule making process of the federal appellate courts while noting differing rulemaking procedures at the state court level.

  • Awards and Achievements
    Rochester Business Journal | July 27, 2012

    This news brief highlights Rochester senior environmental engineer Libby Ford’s new role as fellow of Water Environment Federation.

  • If You Have Clients in Canada, Its Privacy Law Applies to You
    Rochester Business Journal | July 20, 2012

    This “Law” column discusses how local organizations need to keep in mind Canada’s privacy law. Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Buffalo Products counsel Ben Dwyer and Jacob Herstek authored the piece.

  • Seiffert Joins Nixon Peabody LLP as Counsel
    Brighton-Pittsford Post | July 11, 2012

    This coverage highlights the arrival of Rochester Private Clients counsel Stephanie Seiffert.

  • Guest Viewpoint: Compulsory integration compensates all landowners
    Press & Sun-Bulletin and Ithaca Journal | July 9, 2012

    This op-ed column, authored by Rochester Real Estate associate Greg Nearpass, responds to a recently published “Guest Viewpoint” column addressing New York State Governor Cuomo’s rumored plan to allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing (“HVHF”).

  • Business Column: A Lawyer Roots for Decisive Obamacare Ruling
    Democrat and Chronicle | June 24, 2012

    This column is based on a conversation conducted with Rochester Commercial Litigation senior counsel Bob Witmer, who recently was honored for 50 years of practice by the Monroe County Bar Association.

  • Q4
    Rochester Business Journal | June 15, 2012

    New York Bar Association President-Elect and Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Dave Schraver is the featured subject of this weekly Q&A column.

  • Fast Start
    Rochester Business Journal | June 15, 2012

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions associate John LaBoda is the featured subject of this weekly column profiling successful young professionals and business owners in the Rochester community.

  • Review: Nonprofits do business with execs
    Newsday | June 10, 2012
    Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney provides third-party commentary within the feature article taking a close look at Long Island nonprofits.
  • Viewpoint: Work, worry lie ahead for retirement plan administrators
    Rochester Business Journal | June 8, 2012

    This contributed article, authored by Rochester Labor & Employment partner Eric Paley and Rochester Labor & Employment associate Stacy Lawkowski, discusses new regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration that will keep retirement plan administrators busy.

  • JOBS Act May Help Startups to Access the Capital They Need
    Rochester Business Journal | June 8, 2012

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and Rochester Public Company Transactions associate John Moragne discuss the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.

  • The Hard Road H-1B Workers Must Travel
    Rochester Business Journal | May 25, 2012

    Rochester partner and leader of the firm’s Immigration team Patti Morrison provides commentary in this article discussing the challenges that H-1B workers face.

  • 2012 Up & Coming Attorneys
    Daily Record | May 23, 2012

    Rochester Private Clients associate Adam Brunner and Rochester Commercial Litigation associate Terence Robinson are among the local attorneys recognized as part of the 2012 class of “Up & Coming Attorneys.”

  • Book Review: Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Third Edition
    Daily Record | May 14, 2012

    Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Dave Schraver reviews the third edition of the multivolume treatise Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, an 11-volume, 13,000-word work, in this column for the publication.

  • Report Likely to Bring Major Changes in How Non-Profits Run
    Rochester Business Journal | May 11, 2012

    This column, authored by Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge and partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney, focuses on the recommendations of the New York Attorney General’s Leadership Committee on Nonprofit Revitalization.

  • Nixon Peabody Attorneys Talk about Doing Business in Europe
    Daily Record | May 4, 2012

    This feature story highlights the firm’s “Doing Business in Europe” event held in the Rochester office. The article highlights discussions led by Paris Labor & Employment partner Pascal Guinot and Paris Global Business & Transactions partners Noro-Lanto Ravisy and William Kahn, as well as Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jim Bourdeau. Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum was also quoted in the piece discussing the growing demands of the global economy and the firm’s international strengths.

  • Anticipate Requirements Now for Employer Group Health Plans
    Rochester Business Alliance Newsletter | May 1, 2012

    This column, authored by Rochester Labor & Employment counsel Kate Saracene, discusses what employers need to know in order to be compliant with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

  • State Bar News
    New York State Bar Association | May 1, 2012

    Rochester commercial litigation partner Dave Schraver is profiled in this article. Mr. Schraver officially began his term as New York State Bar Association president-elect on June 1, 2012 and he will assume the presidency in June 2013.

  • Personality Profiles
    New York Real Estate Journal | April 24, 2012

    Rochester Real Estate partner Tom Greiner is among the individuals highlighted within the “Personality Profiles” special section of this publication.

  • For Efficiency, Systematize Your Negotiation of Contracts
    Rochester Business Journal | April 20, 2012

    Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jeff LaBarge discusses the contract management process in this “Law” column.

  • MCBA Announces Directors to LawNY Board
    Daily Record | April 18, 2012

    This coverage notes that the Monroe County Bar Association has appointed three new directors, including Rochester Products partner Chris Thomas, to the Legal Assistance of Western New York board of directors.

  • “On the Town”: RBBA Networking Event
    Daily Record | April 5, 2012

    This column highlights the Rochester Black Bar Association “Bridges to Success” event. The event was co-chaired by Buffalo and Rochester partner Sheldon Smith, who was pictured and quoted in the piece.

  • Perspectives: Municipal wet weather and nutrients
    Water Environment & Technology | April 1, 2012

    Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford is among the industry sources commenting on the most pressing water quality issues for 2012.

  • Planning a Fossil Teardown
    Public Utilities Fortnightly | April 1, 2012

    This contributed article, authored by Rochester Real Estate partner Bruce Baker, Rochester Energy & Environmental partner Jean McCreary, and Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford, discusses new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that are driving companies to decommission older power plants and the issues faced during this process.

  • Dealing with a Changing State Tax Landscape
    Franchising World | March 1, 2012

    This column, authored by Boston Global Tax partner Scott Susko and Rochester Private Clients associate Meghan Schubmehl, notes that franchisors should anticipate increased taxes as a result of the proliferation of the economic nexus theory.

  • Task Force to Tackle Volume, Delays in Commercial Division
    New York Law Journal | February 22, 2012

    This article discusses New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s creation of a task force focused on commercial litigation in New York state courts. Rochester Products partner David Tennant is a member of this task force.

  • A.G. Unveils Nonprofit Reform Measures to Improve Governance, Reduce Red Tape
    New York Law Journal | February 17, 2012

    This feature article discusses the New York State Attorney General’s proposed nonprofit reform efforts. Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney, a member of the Attorney General’s Leadership Committee, is included in the piece.

  • Capping Nonprofit Pay
    Buffalo Business First | February 3, 2012

    Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations and Higher Education practices Mike Cooney provides third-party commentary about a move by New York Governor Cuomo to cap compensation for nonprofit executives.

  • Speed Zone: SSD may be a faster & safer storage option, but it comes at a price
    Law Technology News | February 2, 2012

    The article, authored by director of IT operations and legal technology services John Roman, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using solid state disk drives (SSDs).

  • Rochester Attorney Picked to Head NYS Bar
    Buffalo Business First | January 27, 2012

    This coverage highlights that Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Dave Schraver has been named the New York State Bar Association’s president-elect designee.

  • 14 VLSP Attorneys Honored by NYSBA
    Daily Record | January 25, 2012

    This article highlights the New York State Bar Association’s confirmation of those attorneys who qualified for the 2011 Empire State Counsel Program. Based on pro bono work through Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Rochester attorneys Dwight Collin, Penny Dentinger, Patti Morrison, and Dave Schraver received this recognition for providing 50 hours or more of free legal service during the year.

  • New Benefit Corp. Set to Begin in NY
    Daily Record | January 24, 2012

    This feature story discusses the recent new benefit corporation legislation signed by New York Governor Cuomo. Partner and leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Organizations and Higher Education practices Mike Cooney provides third-party commentary in the piece.

  • ‘Faster, Cheaper, Smarter’ Takes Center Stage
    New York Law Journal | January 23, 2012

    This article discusses the efforts of the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section to empower lawyers to work faster, cheaper, and smarter and to drive down the cost of litigation. Rochester Products partner David Tennant, chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, authored this article.

  • In Bain Deals, Romney Gave Stock to Mormon Church
    Reuters | January 18, 2012

    The feature story discusses presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s donation of substantial stock holdings he obtained through Bain Capital to the Mormon Church making him eligible for large tax deductions. Leader of the firm’s nonprofit organizations practice Mike Cooney provides commentary.

  • Serving Clients Across the Globe without Feet on the Ground
    Rochester Business Journal | January 13, 2012

    This feature story discusses how local law firms are helping their clients manage their evolving international needs. Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Lori Green and Rochester Intellectual Property Litigation partner Rich Rochford provide commentary.

  • SEC Reverses Position Regarding Proof of Ownership for Rule 14a-8 Shareholder Proposals
    BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report | December 19, 2011

    This contributed article, authored by Rochester Public Company Transactions partner Roger Byrd, discusses the Securities and Exchange Commission’s reversal of its position on whether a statement from an introducing broker satisfies the proof of ownership requirements for submitting shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8.

  • Legal Shops Sustain Growth, Do More with Mix of Clients
    Rochester Business Journal | December 16, 2011

    The feature story takes a look at the legal industry in Rochester as many organizations have moved their headquarters from the local area. Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jim Bourdeau provides commentary.

  • Settling a Commercial Lawsuit is More Art than Science
    Rochester Business Journal | December 16, 2011

    The story focuses on the art of commercial litigation. Rochester office managing partner and Commercial Litigation partner Carolyn Nussbaum provides commentary.

  • Beyond the Office: Jazz training helps Cooney fit it all together
    Daily Record | December 7, 2011

    The column, which highlights attorneys’ activities outside the day-to-day office life, profiles Mike Cooney, leader of the firm’s Higher Education and Nonprofit Organizations practices, focusing on his musical endeavors. The piece also provides additional details such as professional background and community involvement to provide a more complete picture.

  • Could Violators of Internet Agreements be Criminally Liable?
    Daily Record | December 7, 2011

    The feature story discusses the Department of Justice’s interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Rochester brands & creations partner Peter Durant provides third-party commentary in the piece.

  • Time to Review: Consider these strategies to save on taxes
    Rochester Business Journal | December 2, 2011

    This contributed article, authored by Rochester partner and deputy Private Clients practice group leader Tom Farace, discusses beneficial tax strategies for individuals to consider.

  • Q4: John Witmeyer, Senior Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP
    Rochester Business Journal | December 2, 2011

    This featured Q&A is conducted with Rochester Private Clients senior counsel John Witmeyer, who recently celebrated his 40th anniversary with the firm.

  • Solar Panels Gain Ground, But Growth May Be Limited
    Rochester Business Journal | November 25, 2011

    This feature article discusses the use of solar panels in the Rochester community. Energy & Environmental practice group leader Scott Turner and Rochester Real Estate & Construction partner Bruce Baker provide commentary in the piece.

  • Schraver Nominated to be State Bar President, 2013
    Daily Record (Rochester, NY) | November 16, 2011

    This feature story profiles Rochester Commercial Litigation partner Dave Schraver, who has been nominated to serve as president-elect and then president of the New York State Bar Association.

  • Health Regs 2012: What to watch for
    Buffalo Law Journal | November 14, 2011

    This Q&A features Rochester Labor & Employment counsel and a member of the firm’s Health Care Reform Team, Kate Ulrich Saracene.

  • Finding Your Way Through the E-discovery Process
    Daily Record | November 2, 2011

    The story highlights the New York State Bar Association’s recently issued guide for navigating the electronic discovery requirements in both federal and state courts. The coverage notes that the guide was initiated under the State Bar’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section. Rochester Products partner David Tennant, chair of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, oversaw the publishing on the guide.

  • Legal Notes
    Venture Capital Journal | November 1, 2011

    This column profiles Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Lori Green. Ms. Green’s practice is described and some of her recent client successes are highlighted. The profile also positions Ms. Green as thought-leader on industry topics such as increased focus on protective provisions in later rounds and anti-corruption concerns. Additionally, Ms. Green is quoted discussing the state of material adverse change (MAC) provisions and the firm’s annual MAC Survey, as well as the firm’s NP Capital Connector® program.

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Rochester Employee Benefits Breakfast Briefing
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Nixon Peabody's Semiannual Rochester CLE Program
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Supply Chain Sustainability Forum & Networking Luncheon
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