An alumnus of Fordham Law School, Adam Rodriguez was one of four alumni on the cover of the Spring 2018 issue of Fordham Lawyer. The article, “Courtside,” focuses on the clerkship program at Fordham Law that has “turned out a bevy of superstars.”
Mr. Rodriguez discusses his clerkships with the Hon. Ramon E. Reyes Jr., a magistrate judge with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...Read More
A profile of Bleakley Platt detailing the firm’s culture of excellence, history and commitment to the community appears in the June issues of Fortune, Bloomberg Business Week and Money magazines.
With six former members of the firm having served in the State Appellate Division or Supreme Court, Bleakley Platt is the only law firm in New York that can include two federal judges who...Read More
Bleakley Platt partner Frances M. Pantaleo spoke at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Fourth Annual Hudson Valley Regional Dementia Conference, “Meeting of the Minds,” on May 17th.
Her presentation, “After the diagnosis: Essential Legal Documents for Persons with Dementia” was well attended, with many questions from the audience about the important legal documents, such as powers of...Read More
Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP is pleased to announce that Adam Rodriguez has been named by the Business Council of Westchester as one of its 2018 Rising Stars – 40 Under 40 honorees. Selected for their professional accomplishments, affiliations and leadership skills, Mr. Rodriguez and 39 other honorees will be celebrated at a reception held on June 21, 5:00 – 8:00 PM at The Atrium, 800...Read More
Zachary Cohen, a member of the firm’s Health Care, Corporate and Intellectual Property Practice Groups, gave a presentation to more than one hundred fourth-year medical students at New York Medical College’s School of Medicine “Transition to Residency” program. The medical students, who will graduate later this year, are required to take a one-week course to facilitate their transition...Read More
Elizabeth Briand, an associate with the Elder Law practice group, gave a presentation for the New York State Bar Association on April 16 in New York City. Her presentation, on financial eligibility for Medicaid Home Care, was part of a 4.5 MCLE credit program titled “Home Care in New York State: Private Hiring of Aides, Managed Long Term Care Plan Options and Immediate Need for Medicaid.” The...Read More
Six Bleakley Platt attorneys have been included on the New York Metro 2017 Super Lawyers/The Top Women list. The attorneys receiving this honor are Partners Susan E. Galvao, Mary Ellen Manley, Frances M. Pantaleo and Nancy J. Rudolph, and Mary Anne Wirth, Of Counsel and Elizabeth C. Briand, Associate, in the Rising Star category. The attorneys were named in a special supplement published by...Read More
Nancy J. Rudolph, a Bleakley Platt partner in the Trusts and Estates practice group with an emphasis on Surrogate’s Court practice and estate litigation, will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award on May 16 by the Westchester Visiting Nurse Services Group, Inc. at its Annual Spring Benefit Gala.
The award is being presented in recognition of Ms. Rudolph’s six years of outstanding...Read More
Bleakley Platt is pleased to announce that Atty K. Bruggemann has become Of Counsel to the firm. Ms. Bruggemann is experienced in complex matrimonial cases involving high net worth individuals, professional athletes and celebrities. She is also experienced in child custody and support matters and in the drafting and negotiation of prenuptial, postnuptial, separation and settlement agreements....Read More
Relying as much on his diplomatic skills as his legal talents, Executive Committee Chairman William P. Harrington has resolved an ugly battle between numerous local girls and boys basketball coaches’ associations and Section 1, leading to an agreement that has returned high school basketball semi-finals and finals to the iconic Westchester County Center.
In Fall 2017, Section 1 leaders decided...Read More