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February 23, 2015

Michael Brown Honored With Selection On 2014 Super Lawyers List

Ohrenstein & Brown founding partner Michael Brown has been selected for inclusion on the 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list in the areas of Insurance […]
February 21, 2015

Employee Snoozes, Employer Loses: Kansas Cop Wins $1 Million In ADA Case Due To Sleep Apnea

Even when employee performance may merit termination, employers must review and curtail their reasons for taking adverse employment action to ensure compliance with anti-discrimination laws.  In Michaels […]
February 19, 2015

Ohrenstein & Brown Serves As U.S. Legal Adviser In $75 Million Chinese Gas Company Merger Transaction

During the course of 2014, Ohrenstein & Brown, LLP has been serving as United States legal advisor to a special committee of a Chinese holding company […]
February 12, 2015

O&B Successfully Protects Long Island’s Central Pine Barrens From An Attack By Developers And Builders’ Lobby

In a victory for Long Island residents and all New Yorkers who value our natural resources, O&B’s Matt Bryant led the firm’s efforts to defeat a […]
February 4, 2015

New FINRA Rule Prohibits Expungement As A Condition Of Settlement

It is the rare broker-dealer who doesn’t face a customer complaint at some point in their career, and it is rarer still to find one who […]
January 30, 2015

Failure To Appeal Is Not A Bar To Legal Malpractice Action If Appeal Is Not Likely To Succeed

New York’s highest court recently addressed the question of when a legal malpractice plaintiff must pursue an appeal in an underlying action in order to maintain […]
January 17, 2015

Strong Internal Policies And Practices Can Minimize Risk If Followed, Increase Exposure If Not.

A robust system of internal policies, procedures, and protocols, effectively disseminated to a workforce fully educated as to the contents of such guidelines, can be one […]
January 9, 2015

Be Cognizant Of Potential Perils Of Background Investigations During The Hiring Process

Whether hiring a mailroom clerk or a CFO, any company would be remiss if it didn’t conduct at least some due diligence as to the backgrounds […]