CNNMoney Quotes RPL Partner Nicole Page on Reality Show Contracts

Following up on legal issues recently raised surrounding ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise, last week CNNMoney published an article discussing the talent agreement used by producers of the show. CNNMoney reached out to RPL Partner Nicole Page to opine on certain provisions in the Bachelor in Paradise contract and provide insights on the rights signed away by participants appearing in the series. Read the article here. The Week, Refinery29, PerezHilton and Inquisitr have all further…

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RPL Partner Deena R. Merlen to Moderate CLE Program on Employment Law

RPL Partner Deena R. Merlen, co-chair of the Fairfield County Bar Association, will moderate a CLE luncheon program next week on recent changes and developments in employment and labor law. “Hot Topics and Changes in the Employment Legal Landscape” will answer questions about employment policies on marijuana laws and federal law, workplace pay secrecy rules, sexual orientation bias and other recent areas of development. The luncheon program will take place on…

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RPL Counsel Dara L. Onofrio Elected to SCSU Alumni Board

RPL Counsel Dara L. Onofrio was recently elected to the Southern Connecticut State University Alumni Board. Ms. Onofrio graduated cum laude from SCSU in 1981 with a Bachelor’s of Science in chemistry. RPL congratulates her win! Ms. Onofrio is Counsel to the firm, focusing on intellectual property matters with special emphasis on patent prosecution and licensing in numerous fields of science and invention. Read more about our firm’s intellectual property practice…

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RPL Supports READ Alliance’s 9th Annual Spring Benefit

Reavis Parent LLP proudly supported READ Alliance’s 9th Annual Spring Benefit as a sponsor on April 27, 2017, at Time Warner Center’s Park Café. The event raised more than $380,000 in support of READ’s Summer and School Year Reading Programs, which provide one-on-one literacy tutoring to struggling kindergarteners and first grade children across New York City. The programs give the children the opportunity to catch up to their peers and ensure they…

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RPL Welcomes New Associate Niki Bhargava

RPL welcomes Nikita (“Niki”) Bhargava to the firm as Associate Attorney (admission pending), specializing in media transactions, employment and labor law, and general business law. Ms. Bhargava graduated from New York Law School’s Two-Year Honors J.D. Program in December 2016, and was previously an Intellectual Property Intern with the firm. RPL is thrilled to welcome her back to the team!

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RPL Clients Oppose Morgan Stanley’s Motion to Dismiss Whistleblower Suit (Law360 Coverage)

February 22, 2016, New York, NY — On February 19, 2015, a lawyer for Morgan Stanley requested that a New York federal judge dismiss Feldman-Boland, et al. v. Morgan Stanley, et al. The suit, filed by Jaime Feldman-Boland and James Boland, who are represented by RPL Partner Alice K. Jump, alleges that plaintiffs were terminated as a result of their whistleblowing activities, including making complaints about Morgan Stanley’s sales practices…

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RPL Congratulates Lois Greenfield on the Publication of Her Third Book “Moving Still”

RPL congratulates its client, legendary dance photographer Lois Greenfield, on the publication of her third book, Moving Still, released last month to critical acclaim.  Moving Still quickly became a best seller in its category and Ms. Greenfield is featured in the cover article of Popular Photography Magazine’s December 2015 issue:  “Secrets of a Dance Master.” One can enjoy a sampling of her artistry at special slide shows provided by the…

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RPL Leads Discussion on Gender Parity in the Media and Entertainment Industries

In light of national discourse regarding gender bias in Hollywood and the media and entertainment industries, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP hosted an Ask for More  Holiday Lunch on December 8, 2015.  Over twenty senior professionals working in film, television and media attended to share relevant insights and experiences. Led by Reavis Parent Lehrer Partner Nicole Page, the discussion focused on negotiation techniques, compensation standards and methods of broaching these subjects constructively…

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RPL Congratulates Engel Entertainment on the Second Season Premiere of “Untying the Knot”

RPL congratulates its client Engel Entertainment on the Season 2 premiere of “Untying the Knot” on Bravo. “Untying the Knot” (in its newly expanded one-hour format) kicks off this Sunday, November 8, 2015, at 10/9c on Bravo before settling into its regular Wednesday time slot at 10/9c on November 11, 2015. This season, Vikki Ziegler and the Millea Brothers will continue to help couples sort out the details of their…

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RPL Partner Deena R. Merlen to Speak at the SUNY Levin Institute

RPL Partner Deena R. Merlen has been invited to be a guest speaker at the SUNY Levin Institute on October 29 to discuss various start-up issues with a select group of entrepreneurs who have been chosen to attend FastTrac New Venture for the Female Entrepreneur, an intensive 10-session program offered by the NYC Department of Small Business Services, Kauffman FastTrac and the SUNY Levin Institute. Based in Manhattan and serving…

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