Ryan Suser Defeats Motion for Summary Judgement

Ryan S. Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney, recently defeated a motion for summary judgment before the Cayuga County Supreme Court.  His clients are pursuing a case against a local Town alleging, among other things, that the Town inappropriately encroached on their property in constructing a local road.  The lawsuit seeks to return the property Read More »

Aging Infrastructure and Unemployment: The Erie Canal and WPA

Public Finance Attorney Jean S. Everett Deteriorating infrastructure and job creation are costly problems that have long plagued many communities.   Local governments in New York State faced shrinking revenues and increasing demands for public works projects and services prior to the onset of the pandemic and the outcry for policing reform and equity.  Loss of Read More »

Main Street Loan Program Now Available to Nonprofit Organizations

On July 17, 2020, the Federal Reserve Board announced two loan options under the Main Street Lending Program for nonprofit organizations such as educational institutions, hospitals, and social service organizations. Prior to applying for a loan under the Program, nonprofit organizations should review existing loan agreements to make sure incurring new indebtedness or unsubordinated indebtedness Read More »

UPDATED – Guidance Rescinded- International Students Prohibited from Online-Only Instruction

UPDATE! The Federal government has agreed to rescind its new policy directive preventing full online instruction in the US for International students settling a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston federal court. Thus, foreign students are now permitted to lawfully remain in the United States even if  their schools Read More »