RPL Partners Nicole Page and Larry Brocchini to Present on Employee Misclassifaction for Anchin

On Tuesday, May 19, RPL Partners Nicole Page and Lawrence “Larry” Brocchini will discuss Employee Misclassification: How to Protect Your Company from Labor Issues and Liabilities for Anchin, Block & Anchin’s semi-annual “CPE for CFO’s” seminar.   This presentation will cover the perils of worker misclassification in New York, focusing on frequently overlooked nuances between employees and independent contractors and explain why it is important to grasp the legal distinctions relating to…

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RPL Raises over $15,000 for Landmark Marriage Equality Litigation

On Thursday, March 19, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP and partner Alice K. Jump hosted a lunch to benefit the plaintiffs in DeBoer v. Snyder, the Michigan marriage equality case pending before the Supreme Court. This event raised over $15,000 for the National Marriage Challenge – the most successful individual fundraising event for this organization. Our special guests were Carole Stanyar, Counsel of Record for the plaintiffs, and the plaintiffs themselves,…

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RPL Sponsors LGBT Bar Association Annual Dinner

On March 19the LGBT Bar Association Foundation of Greater New York (“LeGal”) hosted the 2015 Annual Dinner & Community Vision Awards. Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP is proud to have served as a sponsor of the event. The special guests at this year’s Annual Dinner were April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the plaintiffs in DeBoer v. Snyder, the Michigan marriage equality case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. This case is…

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RPL Partner Mark Moore to Speak at EACC Event: Privacy in the Workplace

On Thursday morning, March 26, 2015, RPL Partner Mark H. Moore will be on a panel of speakers for a European American Chamber of Commerce event, Privacy in the Workplace – What You Should Know. Mark will discuss the monitoring and investigation of employees in the workplace, with an emphasis on the technology for doing so, and the federal statutes and common law principles relevant to workplace privacy. He will…

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RPL Partner Nicole Page Answers FAQ on Television Production in The Huffington Post

RPL Partner Nicole Page appeared in The Huffington Post  in an interview discussing a variety of legal issues connected to producing reality television. In her wide-ranging talk, Nicole discussed development agreements, the role of agents in launching non-fiction programming, and the potential consequences for businesses and individuals when they become part of a television show. Reality TV Newbies’ Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions Answered by An Entertainment Expert

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RPL Attorneys Host Social Media Week Roundtable Discussion

On Tuesday, February 24, RPL attorneys Nicole S. Page, Nicole “Niki” Cubides and Allison “Ally” Grein hosted a roundtable discussion as part of Social Media Week NYC titled The Legal Limits of Privacy in Social Media: What You Need to Know. Their talk engaged attendees in a dialogue about recent interesting events relating to the intersection of social media and privacy law, from anti-revenge porn legislation to the European Union’s…

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RPL Partner Nicole Page Discusses Idea Theft in Real Screen Magazine

RPL Partner Nicole Page writes about idea theft claims in the television industry in Real Screen Magazine’s January/February 2015 issue. In her article, she offers practical suggestions for production companies and networks to guard against these claims and protect their intellectual property. Her article is available below. Whose Idea is it Anyway?

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RPL to Sponsor Lunch to Benefit Marriage Equality

On Thursday, March 19, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP and partner Alice K. Jump, Esq. are hosting a lunch to benefit the plaintiffs in DeBoer v. Snyder, the Michigan marriage equality case pending before the Supreme Court. The special guests are Carole Stanyar, one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs, and the plaintiffs themselves, April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse. This case is one of the four consolidated cases from the Sixth…

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RPL Office Closed on Monday Februrary 16 in Honor of Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday

In honor of Susan B. Anthony’s birthday, the offices of Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP will be closed on Monday February 16, 2015. Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, and lived her life as an abolitionist, suffragist, labor activist, journalist, publisher, and education reformer. She dedicated her life to the abolition of slavery, obtaining property rights for women, pursuing a constitutional amendment to allow women the right to…

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RPL Sponsored Fifth Annual Athena Film Festival

From February 5-8, 2015, at the Diana Center at Barnard College, the Athena Film Festival held its fifth annual celebration of women and leadership through an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlighted women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world. Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP served as a sponsor of the Festival. The four-day Festival, which included conversations with female directors and workshops for filmmakers, has…

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