Barry Temkin won the 2008 Otto Walter award for his article "Deception in Undercover Investigations: Conduct-Based vs. Status Based Ethical Analysis." The Otto Walter award is presented to a member of New York Law School's adjunct faculty who has written the best article of the year.
A summary judgement victory regarding an exclusion applied to buisness interruption caused by a landslide was obtained by Kevin Buckley and Steve Torrini. The decision was cited in the May 7th, 2009 edition of the PLRB Reporter.
Michael Koblenz was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Long Island Insurance Community (LLIC). LLIC was founded in 1995 by members of the Long Island insurance industry looking to give back to their community. For more information, please go to www.l-i-i-c.org.
In an article appearing in the May 2009 issue of Best's Review, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass is noted as one of 69 law firms with an insurance defense practice that has been recommended for at least 75 years by its clients. Out of the 69 law firms listed, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass is the only one headquartered in New York City.
Gregory Hoffnagle was appointed as an Editor for The New York Environmental Lawyer (NYSBA Environmental Law Section Quarterly Journal). The New York Environmental Lawyer features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of environmental law on various topics including brownsfields, pollution, air quality, wetlands and superfunds. Administrative decisions updates, recent decisions in environmental law, and Section news are also included. The New York Environmental Lawyer is published by the Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and distributed to Section Members free of charge. To view the most recent issue, please click here.
Michael Koblenz authored a chapter titled "Mergers and Acquisitions: A Closer Look At Due Diligence and Negotiation Strategies" in the book 'Inside the Minds: Winning Legal Strategies for Mergers and Acquisitions' published by Aspatore.
John F. Parker was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of Cancer and Careers, an organization committed to changing the face of cancer in the workplace. Cancer and Careers is a program of the CEW Foundation, the charitable arm of Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc. For more information, please go to http://www.cancerandcareers.org.
Frank J. DeAngelis was selected as the 2008-09 Adjunct Professor of the Year at Seton Hall University School of Law. Frank has been an adjunct faculty member since 2001 and has been teaching New York Practice since January 2002.