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Christopher D Kelley - Twomey Latham Attorney - Suffolk County, Long Island NY
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Jan. 23, 2024
Changes to the Town of East Hampton’s town code regarding certificates of occupancy (CO) went to effect on January 1, 2024. The updated town code requires that an updated CO be obtained before the property is transferred to the seller. While that may seem easy enough, there are still questions as to who is responsible […]
Christopher D Kelley - Twomey Latham Attorney - Suffolk County, Long Island NY
Jan. 16, 2024
Through my practice in real estate and land use on the East End of Long Island over the last 42 years, primarily in the Towns of East Hampton and Southampton and their respective incorporated Villages (commonly known as “the Hamptons”) I have come to realize that there are recurring land use issues in the context […]
David M Dubin - Twomey Latham Attorney - Suffolk County, Long Island NY
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Jan. 9, 2024
On January 9, 2024, Senior Partner David M. Dubin represented a client that sold to the Peconic Land Trust 152 acres of farmland – 7 separate parcels – within the Oregon Road farm belt in Cutchogue. These properties were protected by Development Rights Easements that had been granted to the Town of Southold. The Peconic […]
Annual Alzheimer’s Association’s #Walk2EndAlz
Nov. 28, 2023
MaryKate Brigham, led the TLSKDQ Team in this year’s annual Alzheimer’s Association’s #Walk2EndAlz at the Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank on October 7. This event is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. MaryKate […]
Nov. 9, 2023
Senior Counsel Steve Latham and Associate Jacqueline Morley are pictured here on the 18th tee of the prestigious Noyac Golf Club at this year’s annual golf outing to benefit The Retreat. The sold-out event was held on October 24th and featured 80 golfers, a buffet prepared by Celebrity Chef Michael Symon and an auction of fine wines and outings at some […]
Allison Singh
Oct. 27, 2023
After years of watching “Shark Tank,” I’m taking a shot at sharkdom next week, as a judge for the Stony Brook University College of Business pitch-fest known as “WolfieTank.” Offering legal perspectives on big ideas is not as sexy as offering a wad of cash, but any “shark” from the original show will tell you […]
Allison Singh
Aug. 25, 2023
When consumers hear “counterfeiting,” they think of fake Rolex watches or Louis Vuitton handbags – not phony merlot. But sales of counterfeit wines and spirits skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic and have not slowed since. It’s now estimated that 25 percent of wines and spirits sold worldwide are counterfeit, costing the industry nearly $9 billion […]
NEWS |
May. 1, 2023
As of June 21, 2023, every residential lease must provide notice of the following information related to the previous flood history and current flood risk of the leased premises as follows: Whether any or all of the premises is located wholly or partially within a FEMA designated floodplain according to FEMA’s current flood insurance rate […]
NEWS |
Apr. 27, 2023
Partner Bernadette E. Tuthill is Vice President of the North Fork Breast Health Coalition, an organization providing free services to breast cancer patients, survivors, and thrivers who reside on the North Fork. The Coalition is holding its annual gala, to raise much needed funds to continue its mission and supporting patients, survivors, and thrivers. Individuals […]
Allison Singh
Apr. 27, 2023
You read that right. While it is often a smart business move to protect a brand with a federal registration, that is not always the case. How do brand owners tell the difference? They can start by asking themselves the following questions. First, how important is the brand to your business? Is it the name […]