8-14-17 Twenty-Five Woods Oviatt Attorneys Named to the 2017 "Super Lawyers" ListPosted August 14, 2017
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that 25 attorneys have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers List. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement....
8-14-17 Twenty-Six Woods Oviatt Attorneys Named to "Best Lawyers in America"Posted August 14, 2017
Woods Oviatt is pleased to announce that 26 Woods Oviatt Attorneys have been named to the "Best Lawyers in America" list for 2018. Four attorneys have been named "Lawyers of the Year" in their practice areas: William F. Savino - Litigation - Construction; William G. Bauer - Litigation - Intellectual...
11-7-17 Bruce Reinoso, Esq. to speak on Special Needs Trusts at the National Business Institute Seminar.Posted July 27, 2017
Bruce D. Reinoso, Esq., of the firm's Elder Law Practice group will be a featured presenter at NBI's "Special Needs Trusts: Planning for Persons with a Disability" seminar on November 7th in Buffalo, NY. Bruce will speak on ABLE accounts and Taxation of Special Needs Trusts. For...
6-28-17 CHECKLIST TO AVOID LIABILITY IN THE EVENT OF A CYBER ATTACKPosted June 28, 2017
The digital age presents new challenges and threats for businesses that increasingly rely on new technologies and utilize electronic data for the storage of non-public personal information. One of the most significant developments has been the rise of cybercriminals seeking to exploit technological vulnerabilities of businesses to gain unauthorized...
Woods Oviatt's Spring 2017 NewsletterPosted June 23, 2017
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6-7-17 Woods Oviatt's Meals on Wheels Team Honored for 25 years of ServicePosted June 07, 2017
On June 6, Meals on Wheels held a Volunteer Milestone Luncheon. Woods Oviatt was honored as the first Adopt-A-Route program 25 years ago Paul Groschadl, a Partner in the firm's Secured Lending and Financial Recovery Department coordinated our program 25 years ago and until this year, he has served as the...
As Seen in the U.K.'s Daily Mail - Bill Savino discusses Cellino and Barnes SplitPosted May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017America's top injury attorneys Cellino & Barnes, who became a household name because of their iconic jingle, may have been inching toward a split for a while, sources say. Partner Ross M. Cellino Jr, 59, filed a lawsuit against his partner, Stephen E. Barnes, 58, and their law firm last Wednesday, with...
5-17-17 Women's Bar Association of New York Announces Installation of the 2017-2018 Officers. Greta K. Kolcon, Esq. of Woods Oviatt will be installed as President-Elect.Posted May 17, 2017
May 17, 2017, New York, NY Women's Bar Association of the State of New York to Install Amy Baldwin Littman, Esq. as President in Westbrook, Connecticut The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) is pleased to announce that its 2017 Convention wi...
5-16-2017 NEW "FIRST-IN-THE-NATION" REGULATION: CYBERSECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FINANCIAL SERVICE COMPANIESPosted May 16, 2017
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) recently enacted regulation aimed at protecting consumers and businesses from cyber-attacks. Effective March 1, 2017, 23 NYCRR 500 mirrors the NIST Cyber-Security Framework released under the direction of the Obama administration in 2014. Companies subject to this new regulation include non-governmental corporations, agencies, or partnerships that...
5-12-17 As Seen in the Buffalo News- Bill Savino interviewed regarding Cellino and Barnes SplitPosted May 12, 2017
A disagreement over the proposed hiring of Ross M. Cellino Jr.’s daughter was one of the factors that ignited a feud that could lead to the breakup of the Buffalo law firm, three legal sources with knowledge of the firm’s workings told The Buffalo News. Some disputes over fina...