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Twomey Latham Adds Farmland Preservation Practice

Twomey Latham is pleased to announce that the firm has expanded its practice to include Farmland Preservation.

Twomey Latham represents landowners, local governments and agricultural associations in their efforts to protect farmland and farming. We utilize creative solutions such as conservation easements, sales of development rights to local, state and federal agencies, and purchases by land trusts. Our attorneys also draft legislation to establish new preservation tools, work closely with elected and appointed officials, assist in education programs, and represent clients in litigation related to agriculture and agricultural uses.

Twomey Latham Prepares Comprehensive Analysis of New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law

Jeffrey W. Pagano and Donald L. Mabry of the firm’s Employment and Labor Counseling and Litigation team have prepared a comprehensive analysis of the New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (“PFLBL”).

OVERVIEW

The New York PFLBL becomes effective on January 1, 2018. New York joins California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island as the only states that provide a paid family leave (“PFL”) benefit. When fully implemented, New York’s PFLBL will be the most comprehensive program among the programs.

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