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Selected News Stories 2017

PUBLICATIONHEADLINE
Corporate SecretaryUS Boards Lack Progress on Boosting Diversity (2020 Women on Boards)
HR NewsKnow Who Long-Term Unemployed Jobseekers Are and Why Public Sector Organizations Should Hire Them (Ready To Work Business Collaborative)
Insurance BusinessHow the latest tech is protecting art and driving down premiums (Art Guard)
InsuranceJournal.comQ&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry (Art Guard)
Rough NotesManaging Risk for High-Net-Worth Clients (Art Guard)

Selected News Stories 2016

PUBLICATIONHEADLINE
Bronx TimesBronx Council on the Arts’ BRIO Awards
Canarsie CourierFour Pillars of Support to Be Honored by Hebrew Educational Society
Curbed.comCelebrate the Roosevelt Island Tram's 40-Year History, in Photos (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
DNAinfo.comHere's Why Some Rent Stabilized Tenants Are Seeing Huge Rent Increases (IMPACCT Brooklyn)
Fortune.comThe 88-Year-Old Tailor Who Dresses Trump and Obama Is Suing Brooks Brothers (Mark Seitelman, attorney)
Law360.comMinimizing Injury-Related Legal Risks During An Office Move (International Office Moving Institute)
LawMarketing.comFree e-Book Helps Attorneys Connect with Reporters (Janet Falk)
NY 1Roosevelt Island Tram Celebrates 40 Years (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
Norwood News25 Bronx Residents Pick Up BRIO Distinctions
Virginian-Pilot, TheVirginia Beach business specializes in collaborative divorce process (Collaborative Divorce Center of Coastal Virginia)
WWD (Women's Wear Daily)Martin Greenfield Files Lawsuit Against Brooks Brothers

Selected News Stories 2015

PublicationHeadline
Bronx News 12Shingles Vaccinations (New York Foundation for Eldercare)
Bronx Times ReporterShingles Vaccination Event Held
Brooklyn Reader, TheAt Ribbon-Cutting, Pratt Area Community Council Relaunches as IMPACCT
Bulldog ReporterPR PROfiles (Janet Falk)
DNAInfo.comEast Harlem Nursery that Paved the Way for Pre-K Turns 50 (East Harlem Block Nursery)
Fort Greene FocusPACC Rebrands Itself as IMPACCT Brooklyn and Opens a Bed-Stuy Office
FOX NewsClinton choice of Roosevelt Island for kickoff rally sparks criticism (Roosevelt Island Residents Association)
Knoxville News SentinelMaking networking events manageable (Janet Falk)
New York Daily News, TheHillary Clinton's Roosevelt Island presidential campaign launch expected to have 'airport style security'
New York Nonprofit DailyOurComm.org Launches Nonprofit Volunteer Database and Website that Promote Social Networking
New York Times, TheThe Mystery of a Long-Missing Relic Is Solved and Returned to the Public (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, The, Politics blogRoosevelt Island to Shine Under the Hillary Clinton Spotlight
Norwood NewsWarding Off Shingles Takes a Shot in the Arm
Politico.comLogistical risks loom over Hillary Clinton's kickoff rally
Project Independence and You Radio Show (88.1 FM)Almost Like Home: A Family Guide to Navigating the Nursing Home Maze (Joanna Leefer)
Queens TimesNew York Foundation for Eldercare Honors Three at Recognition Dinner to Fund Shingles Vaccination Program
Riverdale ReviewBronx Seniors Get Shingles Vaccine for Free
SeniorCareCorner.comChoosing a Nursing Home (Joanna Leefer)

Selected News Stories 2014

PublicationHeadline
Broadcasting & Cable Former PA on Spike's 'Ink Master' Sues Judges and Producers For Sexual Harassment (Katz Melinger PLLC)
Bronx Times25th anniversary of geriatrician training program dinner (New York Foundation for Eldercare)
Fundraising SuccessOnline Fundraising: The Hidden Costs of Credit Card Donation Fees (Independent Merchant Group)
Health, Wealth & Wisdom (WHNZ) Annie Goodman Interview on Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day
Hotelinteractive.com The Breakers and Mohonk Mountain House in IMG Deals (Independent Merchant Group)
HotelNewsNow.com Acutely analyze credit card-processing fees (Independent Merchant Group)
Jewish Daily Forward, The Beaten Holocaust Survivor Ursula Nelson Sues Home Care Agency for $1M (Law Offices of Peter Baron)
New York Post, The Businesses are going everywhere but New York (Elephant Ventures)
New York Post, The Former 'Ink Master' employee sues Spike TV (Katz Melinger PLLC)
Nonprofit Business AdvisorIndependent Merchant Group reduces nonprofit merchant processing fees
Observer, The Anti-cancer work honors longtime friend (Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day)
Queens Jewish LinkNew York Foundation for Eldercare Marks 25th Anniversary of Geriatrician Training Program at Recognition Dinner
Your World w/Cavuto Annie Goodman Interview on Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Selected News Stories 2013

PublicationHeadline
CommPRO.biz Tell the Media What Your C-Suite Executives See in the Crystal Ball (Janet Falk)
DentalInsuranceStore.com The Theory of Intelligent Toothbrush Design (PeriClean)
Dental Products ReportKids brush has rubber bristles (PeriClean)
Gift Shop MagazineA License to Sell (SURTEX)
HFN Daily NewsSurtex Conference Program to Offer Trend Forecasts for 2014-2015
Inside PhilanthropyPre-Marketing Can Enhance Your Success at a Networking Event (Janet Falk)
Inside PhilanthropyWhen Nonprofits Fail to Communicate They Risk Losing Connections (Janet Falk)
New York Law JournalStaten Island Event to Honor Ciparick, Raise Sandy Funds (Staten Island Legal Services)
New York Nonprofit PressCrucial First Steps to Start Thinking About the Sustainability of Your Nonprofit Organization (OMG! Organizational Management Group)
New York Times, TheCherry Blossom Festival on Roosevelt Island (Roosevelt Island Residents Association)
NY 1 NewsBill To Protect Unemployed Workers Has Quinn, Bloomberg At Odds (Janet Falk)
Staten Island AdvanceFormer Gov. Cuomo calls Boston bombings 'horrible,' 'ugly' at Staten Island Legal Services luncheon
Ventureneer.com Check the Calendar to Plan Marketing and PR Activity (Janet Falk)

Selected News Stories 2012

PublicationHeadline
Brooklyn Daily EagleHispanic Heritage Street Fair (Brooklyn Music School)
City LawLost and Found: The Queensboro Bridge's East 60th Street Lamppost Base (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
CompliancEX.comDenise Shull's Revolutionary Approach to Risk (The ReThink Group)
Crain's New York BusinessSome Roosevelt Islanders irked by Cuomo (Janet Falk)
El Diario NYCongreso de Mariachi (New York Mariachi Conservatory)
eOCULUSNames in the News (Fred Basch Wins New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award for Central Park Police Precinct)
GDUSA (Graphic Design USA)New Trend Theater Enhances SURTEX Licensing Event
Identidad LatinaBaile y Musica Tradicionales de Latino America (Brooklyn Music School)
Miami Herald, TheRunners to help needy Holocaust survivors (The Blue Card)
New York Daily News, TheNYPD officer of note: Carnegie gig for city cop (New York Piano Society)
New York Times, TheCherry Blossom Walk on Roosevelt Island (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheHispanic Heritage Celebrations (Brooklyn Music School)
New York Times, TheMagnolia Blossom Walk (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheNew Lures Promised for Shoppers on an Urban Island (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheRoosevelt Island Photography Show (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
Thrive, the Law Practice Management blog of the New York State Bar AssociationBuilding an in-house design team: Four key questions to consider (Odgis + Co.)

Selected News Stories 2011

PublicationHeadline
Albany Times Union (Capitol Confidential Blog)Protesting Roosevelt Island Pick
Brooklyn Daily EagleSpecial-Needs Students to Take Part in Brooklyn Music School’s Recital
Chinese Daily NewsKa Kit (Chris) Yip, NYPD Officer, Performs Piano Recital February 12 at Brooklyn Music School
Corporate CounselSoftware Garden to Update iPad Note Taker App
Enterprise FeaturesWhat are the Most Common Problems that Affect Corporate Laptop Users? (Laptop MD+)
Huffington PostUncle Jim's (Wheelchair) Basketball Team Grows in Roosevelt Island
Law Technology NewsSoftware Garden to Update iPad Note Taker App
New York Daily NewsCity cop hones musical chops on the beat: Brooklyn's Finest to put on piano concert
New York magazineNeighborhood News: Fort Greene, Brooklyn Music School
New York Post, TheNote taking at your fingertip (Note Taker HD)
New York Times, TheCherry Blossom Festival and Walk (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheHispanic Heritage Street Fair (Brooklyn Music School)
New York Times, TheOn a Visit to Saudi Arabia, Doing What the Saudis Do (Karen Post, Branding Diva)
New York Times, The (City Room Blog)Double Duty: 88th Precinct and 88 Keys (Brooklyn Music School)
New York Times, The (City Room Blog)Protests Over Albany's Role in Roosevelt Island
PC MagazineNote Taker HD (for iPad)
Philadelphia Inquirer, TheUsing Your Emotions to Gauge Your Trades (Denise Shull, The ReThink Group)
Philanthropy JournalEnsuring an encore for arts nonprofits (Geri Thomas, Thomas & Associates)
Sing TaoNYPD Officer Ka Kit (Chris) Yip Gives Piano Recital February 12 at Brooklyn Music School
TODAY Show, TheToday's Garden: There is an App for That: Gardening Goes Digital (YardShare.com)

Selected News Stories 2010

PublicationHeadline
American ChemistryDon't Get Burned by Electronics (Brain Tattoo Branding client)
Automotive Digest Weekly (Green Edition)Organic Flame Retardants Coming to Automobile Manufacturing (Brain Tattoo Branding client)
Bloomberg BusinessWeekToigo Hosts Banking Is Back Initiative
eFinancialCareers.comSix Top Banks Join March 'Summit' for Minority MBAs (The Robert Toigo Foundation)
Motor AgeFire-safe and non-toxic (Brain Tattoo Branding client)
New York Times, TheCherry Blossom Walk on Roosevelt Island (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheHispanic Heritage Festival (Brooklyn Music School)
New York Times, TheRoosevelt Island Photographs (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheShop Speaking Tevye's Language Needs Rich Man's Aid (Central Yiddish Cultural Organization)
Plastics TodayDecaBDE-free flame retardant line to expand (Brain Tattoo Branding client)
Wall Street Journal (online), TheFearing Turncoats, Owners Protect Special Sauce (Laptop MD+)
WPIX Morning NewsHow to Keep Your Laptop Running Smoother for Longer (Laptop MD+)
WardsAuto.comFlame Retardants Hot Topic (Brain Tattoo Branding client)

Selected News Stories 2009

PublicationHeadline
Careers in Financial Markets:
Your guide to finding a job in securities and banking
(Multiple references to The Robert Toigo Foundation and profile of alumna)
Crain's New York BusinessJanet Falk profile
eFinancialCareers.comA Pink Slip Party Primer (Segue Search)
New York Daily NewsQueensboro Bridge gets birthday bash with tributes and big blast (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Nonprofit PressStaten Island Foundation presents emergency grants
New York Times, The100th Anniversary of the Queensboro Bridge: Two Art Exhibitions (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheCherry Blossom Walk on Roosevelt Island (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
New York Times, TheFamily and Friends Exhibition (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
Philanthropy JournalStaten Island Foundation makes emergency grants
Philanthropy New York CurrentsA Case Study in Collaboration: How Community Resource Exchange and The Staten Island Foundation Partnered to Support Nonprofits Under Pressure
PM ForumPR/Media as an inexpensive way to increase your profile (Janet Falk)
PR WeekFive Ways to improve the hiring process for PR professionals (Peter Bell Associates)
Ragan.comPR associations, where are you when job seekers need you? (Janet Falk)
Staten Island AdvanceHire a pro to cut costs for nothing (Comtel Information Services)
Time Out New YorkQueensboro Bridge Guide to Centennial Celebrations (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)
Time Out New YorkMagnolia Blossom Walk (Roosevelt Island Historical Society)

Selected News Stories for Reed Smith LLP 2008

PublicationHeadline
ABF JournalProviding the missing piece
ABF Journal“Safe” Habors?
Advertising Age50 Cent sues Taco Bell over value-menu stunt
Advertising AgeTaco Bell Pays the price for messing with 50 Cent
Am Law DailyVSP Buys eyewear maker Marchon
Am Law DailyThis Week in Law: The Tabloid Edition
Am Law DailyJones Day, RS, Kirkland Battle over Boscov ’s
Am Law DailyLehman creditors to form official committee tonight
Am Law Litigation DailyTrash Talkin’ in 50 Cent v Taco Bell
American BankerOld banking models gain prominence in crisis
American BankerCardholder fate uncertain when stores go bankrupt
Amnesty InternationalCourt affirms right to protect anonymous sources
Andrews Bankruptcy Litigation ReporterThe Dash for Cash: Suits by Post Confirmation Trusts
Asset Securitization ReportCan Government Initiatives Save Borrowers?
Asset Securitization ReportOpportunities for US investors in the Canadian Securitization market
Associated PressGulf funds stick to sidelines as Wall St. quakes
Associated Press50 Cent sues Taco Bell in NY over ad campaign
Associated PressTaco Bell lawyers get tough with rapper 50 Cent
Associated PressLancôme seeks court order against Thurman
Associated PressBankruptcy judge approves sale of Boscov’s
Bankruptcy Court Decisions News and CommentRS grows NY bankruptcy practice
Bankruptcy Court Decisions News and CommentBoscov’s rescued by founding family
Bankruptcy Law 360New Reed Smith Group Responds to Market Crisis
Bankruptcy Law 360Dried-Up DIP financing to intensify Ch. 11 sell-offs
Bankruptcy Law 360Upside of a downturn: big business for bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Law 360Lawyers face dramatic challenges on Wall Street
BBCAre CDS the US economy’s next bad thing?
BBC.co.uk50 Cent suing US fast food chain
Bio/Pharmaceutical Outsourcing ReportFinancial turmoil disrupts contract services market
Bio/Pharmaceutical Outsourcing ReportBiopharma Venture Capital drops steeply in Q2
Bloomberg NewsLehman may shift $32 Billion of Mortgage assets to ‘bad bank’
Bloomberg NewsLehman customer accounts are protected by SEC rules, SIPC says
Bloomberg NewsLehman files biggest bankruptcy case as suitors balk
Bloomberg NewsLehman bankruptcy summons Drexel ghost 18 years later
Bloomberg NewsWaMu Bondholders are ‘Stranded’ in Thrift Seizure, Hendler Says
Bloomberg NewsBondholders lucky to get 10 Cents in looming defaults
BNA Banking ReportBasel Rules, set to be phased in
BNA Banking ReportInsurers increase scrutiny of imaging providers
BNA Banking ReportThe prospect of increased transparency for sovereign wealth funds
BNA Banking ReportFrom ‘Bad’ bank to ‘Good’: A private restructuring alternative
BNA Patent, Trademark, Copyright DailyIndian Examiners Share Perspectives
Boomers Bank blogCredit Default Swaps: The Next Crisis?
Business FinanceSteering Clear of Foreign Corruption
Business WeekFrom Buyout to Busted
Business Week OnlineA Bailout for Lehman? Not likely,
BuyoutsBuying Portfolio Company Debt Presents Legal Risks
BuyoutsLiabilities linger after bankruptcy filings
Calgary HeraldUS airlines fly above Chapter 11
CFO MagazineCFOs need to be smart about overseas operations or risk paying a heavy price.
CFO MagazineJustice is meted out to James Koenig
CFO.comVive le GAAP
CFO.comAn epilogue to Chapter 11
Chain Store AgeRevision to the Fair Credit Reporting Act Triggers Wave of Litigation
Chicago Daily Law BulletinCredit crunch hasn’t hit job market
CNBC TVFuel Efficiency Politics
CNNMoney.comLehman’s ‘Bad Bank’ solves only part of its problem
Compliance ReporterBe cautious on listing exemption, lawyer says
Compliance WeekGeneral Enthusiasm among FPIs for Rule 12(g) fixes
Compliance WeekAt Last! SEC adopts IFRS Timeline
Compliance WeekIRS expands scope of Sec. 162 (m)
Compliance WeekSEC Proposes overhaul for foreign issuers
Compliance WeekFCPA Decision narrows local-law defense
Compliance WeekForeign issuers balk at new filing deadlines
Convenience Store NewsFACTA
Corporate Accountability ReportSuggested strategy for corrective disclosure is court winner, but use requires discretion
Corporate Accountability ReportAttorneys note smooth compliance process; better disclosure quality post regulation FD
Corporate Accountability ReportPerformance targets may change with evolving disclosure practices
Corporate Crime ReporterLooking at internal investigations with a prosecutor’s eye
Corporate SecretaryMining new depths
Courier Post of DelawareFormer Boscov’s owners close to deal
Crain’s New York BusinessActivist investors prep for proxy battles
Crain’s New York BusinessLabor action cripples Wild Edibles; others in industry under pressure as well
Daily Deal, TheCypress exits Brand Connections
Daily Deal, TheSEC will embrace OTCe filing
Daily Deal, TheOlympus buys Ann’s House of Nuts
Daily Deal, TheRegulatory possibilities emerge
Daily Deal, TheEconomist in chief
Daily Deal, TheInPhonic to seek plan OK
Daily Deal, TheFidelity, Newport want slice of pie
Daily Deal, TheVI acquisition files Ch 11
Daily Deal, TheWind Point wraps up two deals
Daily Deal, TheVision Service Plan pays $735M for Marchon
Daily Deal, TheMPC Computers downloads Ch 11
Daily Deal, TheOcera gets $35.5M
Daily Deal, TheThermaSource attracts $41.5M round
Daily Deal, TheBoscov’s remains family owned
Daily JournalRuling widens journalists’ privilege
Daily JournalBoscov’s back in family fold
Delaware Business LedgeDelaware lawyers named to the Chambers Guide
Delaware County Daily TimesBankruptcy judge approves sales of Boscov’s
Delaware Law WeeklyMerger between Christiana Bank and National Penn closes
Dow JonesLehman’s ‘Bad Bank’ solves only part of its problem
East Bay Business TimesWestaff defaults on loan; CEO Mum
Economy-Finance blogGulf funds stick to sidelines as Wall St. quakes
Economy-Finance blogBig airlines have little to gain from Chapter 11
Emerging Markets Outsourcing ReportRoche decision underscores uncertainty in India’s patent regime
EnvisageBiotechs and the Public Market
Financial Services Law 360Finance cases to watch in 2008
Financial Services Law 360Finance Legislation to watch in 2008
Financial Times (London)Rebel investors seize control of Bear funds
First FocusWould a prudent ERISA fiduciary invest in subprime mortgage securities?
FT.comUBS in spat with hedge fund over CDO
Hedge FundsBear funds shareholders win in Cayman court
HedgeWorldFILO Loans – at the crossroads between mezzanine and senior lending
HedgeWorld100 Women Adds Two More
HedgeWorldOpinions diverge on who calls valuation shots when liquidity is scarce
Hollywood Reporter50 Cent sues Taco Bell over ad campaign
IBLS Internet Law-NewsUS court decides emails equal a signature for contracts
International Herald TribuneLehman considers a split to ease loan problems
International Herald TribuneGulf funds stick to sidelines as Wall St. quakes
International Herald TribuneEnding of Bush’s term could bring a rush for deals
Investment Dealers’ DigestThe Year of SWFs: as banks fell, sovereign wealth funds came to the rescue
Investment Dealers’ DigestThe Blame Game
Investment Dealers’ DigestSelling Under Supervision
IP Law 360Sunscreen maker will redesign trade dress
Journal of Bankruptcy LawBankruptcy penalties from misconduct don’t pass to transferee
Journal of Bankruptcy LawChapter 11 petition filed before expiration of holdover, at-will tenancy constitutes “bad faith” filing
Lawyers USAHitting ‘send’ is getting more dangerous
Legal IntelligencerNew legislation changes PA’s residential mortgage industry
Legal IntelligencerWork-Life balance scale tipping in work’s favor
Legal IntelligencerThe duty of disclosure of company directors in M&A transactions
LJN Equipment LeasingAgreements for future relief from automatic stay: where do things stand?
Medill ReportShould African investments be part of your portfolio?
Mergers and Acquisitions JournalA case study on integration
Mergers and Acquisitions JournalSelling Under Supervision
National Law JournalA Race to meet SEC issuing rules
National Law JournalRS forms derivatives, structured products group
New York Daily NewsSelling My Face
New York Daily News50 gets his Bell rung
New York Law JournalReturning from war
New York Law JournalReal Estate Market Place
New York Law JournalIn Brief – emails sufficient to modify contract, panel says
New York Law JournalBeneficiary Controlled Trusts Gain Acceptance
New York Law JournalLitigation Trusts
New York Law Journal Summer AssociatesE-Mail etiquette matters
New York LawyerFighting the Good Fight
New York PostFrench biz stalks Uma
New York PostA rising number of newbies get a boost through mentoring
New York SunStearns sale stokes fears of law layoffs
New York Times, TheLehman weighs split to shed troubling loans
Newark Star LedgerBiotech investing evolves
NewsdayAmnesty International says it has same protections as journalists
NJ BusinessLessons in leadership found between the lines
nj.comBiotech investing evolves
Origination NewsPA Undergoes Change
Pensions & InvestmentsBetter Safe than sorry, trustees say
PharmSourceIndian patent examiners meeting shows evolution of Patent Regime
Philadelphia Business JournalSEC loan-loss rules intensify banks’ mortgage headaches
Philadelphia Business JournalLeaders in Law Directory
Philadelphia InquirerBanks’ high rolling leaves huge hangover
Philadelphia InquirerWading through the morass
Philadelphia InquirerBoscov hopes to have chain back by Black Friday
Philadelphia InquirerBoscov’s officially back in family hands
Prepaid TrendsGift Cards; Cardholders’ fate uncertain when stores go bankrupt
Real Estate Finance & InvestmentIBM Plaza owner secures loans
Real Estate Finance JournalRecent Bankruptcy Litigation pulls in mortgage lenders
ReutersWill antitrust change if Democrats take White House?
ReutersBig airlines have little to gain from Chapter 11
Rhode Island Lawyers WeeklyIn Rhode Island, as in other states, e-mail can be dangerous for lawyers
San Jose Business JournalCollaboration deals present options for young biotech firms
San Jose Business JournalFunding aids Nuon’s effort to find new uses for existing drug
Securities Law 360Wall Street Hungers for vital bailout details
Securities Law 360Feds’ crisis-prevention plan puts weight on investors
Securities Law 360Comments question parts of SEC proposal
Securities Law 360In Hexion, rare guidance on ‘material adverse effect’
Securities Law 360New Reed Smith Group Responds To Market Crisis
Securities Law 360Policy proxy bids waste company time: Experts
Securities Law 360Waste Management CFO to pay $4M for fraud
Securities Law 360Is Stoneridge the death knell for scheme liability?
Star LedgerYer outta here!
Supermarket NewsCourts still mulling class-action status of credit transaction suits
Time MagazineCredit default swaps: the next crisis?
Toronto StarTurbulent times
US BankerSovereign Sway
Variety50 Cent sues Taco Bell over ad
Wall Street Journal Deal BlogThe Bad Bank Experience: Lessons from Mellon Grant Street
Wall Street Journal Law Blog50 Cent looking for big change outta Taco Bell
Wall Street Journal, TheThe Return of ‘Good bank–bad bank’
Wall Street Journal, TheIPOs have hit skids; health IPOs more so
Wall Street Journal, TheMervyn’s sues ex-owners, charges they ‘stripped’ it
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