11-15-2018 - Woods Oviatt Named to Best Law Firms in America 2019 List

Posted on November 20, 2018

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that we have been named to the 2019 Best Law Firms List by Best Lawyers for the following practice areas. All Tier Report Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP "Best Law Firms" (2019 Edition) National Tier 2 Land Use & Zoning Law Metropolitan Tier 1 Buffalo Bankruptcy and...

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12-19-2018 - Katherine McGuire, Esq. to Speak on Intellectual Property Damage Claims: Effective Valuation Techniques in 2019

Posted on November 16, 2018

Katie McGuire, Chair of Woods Oviatt Gilman's Intellectual Property Department, will be the speaker for the LIVE Webcast  "Intellectual Property Damage Claims: Effective Valuation Techniques in 2019".  The webinar is December 19th, 2018 at Noon. In this LIVE Webcast a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together...

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11-19-2018 David P. Shaffer, Esq. and Nicholas J. Proukou, Esq., will be featured speakers at Future Care Planning

Posted on November 12, 2018

David P. Shaffer, Esq. and Nicholas J. Proukou, Esq., will be featured speakers at Future Care Planning on November 19, 2018, at the RPC Community Auditorium, 1111 Elmwood Avenue.  This event is hosted by NAMI of Rochester and RPC.  David and Nick will be presenting on Supplemental Needs Trusts.  For...

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11-3-2018 David P. Shaffer, Esq. presented on "Controlling and Protecting Your Legacy" at ASPIRE at St. John Fisher College

Posted on November 12, 2018

David P. Shaffer, Esq., of Woods Oviatt's Family Wealth & Estate Planning Department, was a featured speaker at ASPIRE on November 3, 2018.  ASPIRE was hosted by Craig Houck, Financial Advisor at Manning and Napier and was held at St. John Fisher College. The seminar covered topics to assist people as they...

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11-9-18 PROPOSED REGULATIONS ON INVESTMENTS IN QUALIFIED OPPORTUNITY ZONES

Posted on November 09, 2018

Danielle B. Ridgely, Esq., and Brian S. Roth, Esq.   After much anticipation, on October 19th the IRS issued proposed regulations (REG-115420-18) on how to obtain tax benefits for investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones (“OOZs”). Congress added the new QOZ tax incentive as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs...

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10-31-18 Rochester Business Journal selected James P. McElheny, Esq. of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP as a 2018 Icon Honors recipient.

Posted on October 31, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              10/31/2018 CONTACT:    Jessica Sims EMAIL:           jsims@bridgetowermedia....

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10-17-2018 René H. Reixach, Jr. named a recipient of the 2018 Charles P. Sabatino Excellence in Public Policy Award by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Posted on October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018      Contact: Abby Matienzo, Communications Manager       703-942-5711 #230NAELA Announces 2018 Charles P. Sabatino Excellence in Public Policy Award RecipientsWashington, DC —  The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) named René H. Reixach, Jr., and Ron M...

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Sales Tax: Why Collection Obligations May Become More Burdensome

Posted on October 12, 2018

Since the introduction of e-commerce, companies have expanded where they sell their products.  However, whether a company was required to collect and remit any sales tax has been dependent on if the company has a physical location in the relevant taxing jurisdiction.  Under constitutional jurisprudence, a state or...

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