"During the early morning hours of June 27, 2014 a hard drive containing backup files for one of the firm's servers was stolen from the locked trunk of an employee's vehicle.... We have confirmed that the hard drive may have contained your name, birthday, Social Security number, driver's license and contact information, such as your [...]
Smith, Buss & Jacobs partner Jack Malley commences $2 million lawsuit against Doubletree Hotel for failure to pay banquet waiters minimum wage, overtime wages, tips and gratuities.
Ryan P. Kaupelis has joined the firm as an associate in the litigation department. Ryan's practice focuses on commercial and real estate litigation.
Court: Condo Association Has the Right to Amend Bylaws to Bar Smoking Within Individual Units.
Congratulations to Thomas W. Smith, Jeffrey D. Buss and Michael Mauro, who were all selected as Super Lawyers by their peers! The firm is also pleased to announce that Jennifer L. Stewart was chosen as a Super Lawyers Rising Star!
Jennifer L. Stewart, a member of the litigation department of Smith Buss & Jacobs, LLP, has won a major case for her client involving a sponsor’s obligation to relinquish control of the Board of Directors of a residential cooperative. The decision of Supreme Court Judge Ellen M. Coin, in 420 West 206th Street Owners Corp. [...]
Smith, Buss & Jacobs partners Ken Jacobs and Jack Malley have won a ground-breaking case concerning a cooperative apartment transfer through a decision issued by the New York Supreme County Judge Ellen Coin. In Estate of Helen Del Terzo, et al v. 33 Fifth Avenue Owners Corp., Index No. 154950/2012, the estate of a deceased [...]
Kenneth Jacobs participates in this week’s Habitat Magazine’s Legal Talk podcast giving advice regarding board members who govern for personal gain.
Kenneth Jacobs details Condominium Collections in the latest newsletter from the Community Associations Institute.
David Menken participated in a panel discussion on privacy law and data security sponsored by the Westchester County Bar Association. He lectured on Identity Theft, Social Engineering and Privacy Law to a group sponsored by the Westchester County Bar Association and the Financial Planning Association of the Greater Hudson Valley. David's presentation focused on the [...]