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Presentations & Publications

Continuing Legal Education

  • Program Chair, Employment Discrimination Law Update, Monroe County Bar Association (1999)
  • Remedies and Damages in Employment Law, National Employment Lawyers Association (1999 regional seminar)
  • Ethical Considerations in Contracting with Other Lawyers, Monroe County Bar Assn. (2001)
  • Basic Wage and Hour Law In New York, National Business Institute (1999)

Books

  • New York Pattern Jury Instructions Companion Handbook (Thomson Reuters West, 2008-present)
  • New York Trial Objections (Thomson Reuters West, 2011-present)
  • Pratt’s Human Resources Question and Answer Book (A.S. Pratt & Sons, 1998)(Ed.)

Articles

  • Employment Law, Syracuse L.Rev. (1997)
  • One Bill, One Subject, National Law Journal (10/17/88)
  • Tort Liability: What Kind of Crisis?, Judicature (1989)
  • Is Freedom a Constitutional Right?, Reason (1990)
  • Appellate Review, The Daily Record, Rochester, New York, 2001-2004 (regular column)
  • Proper measure and elements of damages for misappropriation of trade secret, 11 A.L.R.4th 12 (1982)(widely cited)(see more research articles below)
  • Existence of Partnership, 106 Am. Jur. Proof of Facts 3d 351 (2009)

Newsletters

  • Bank Employment Law Report (A.S. Pratt & Sons, 1998-1999)
  • SEC Accounting Report (Thomson Tax&Accounting/WG&L) (2010-2016)

Representative Research Articles

  • Derivative liability of partner for punitive damages for wrongful act of copartner, 14 A.L.R.4th 1335 (1982)
  • Validity of State and Local Taxation and Regulation of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Service, 41 A.L.R.6th 375 (2009)
  • Construction and Application of 26 U.S.C.A. § 7623(b), Providing for Tax Whistleblower Awards, 76 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 279 (2013)
  • Construction and Application of Limitations Provision of Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C.A. § 25(c), 23 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 467 (2007)
  • Construction and Application of Uniform Rule of Evidence 803(17), Providing Hearsay Exception for Market Reports, and Commercial Publications, 54 A.L.R.6th 593 (2010)
  • Validity of stockholders’ agreement allegedly infringing on directors’ management powers—modern cases, 15 A.L.R.4th 1078 (1982)
  • Validity and Effect of Prepetition Agreements Waiving Protection of Bankruptcy Automatic Stay, 66 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 385 (2012)
  • Construction and Application of Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), 28 U.S.C.A. §§ 1602 et seq.—Supreme Court Cases, 16 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 563 (2007)
  • Tort liability of worker’s compensation insurer for wrongful delay or refusal to make payments due, 8 A.L.R.4th 902 (1981)
  • Tort liability of worker’s compensation insurer for wrongful delay or refusal to make payments due, 8 A.L.R.4th 902 (1981)
  • Sufficiency of Copyright Misuse Defense to Allegations of Copyright Infringement Pursuant to Federal Copyright Law, 185 A.L.R. Fed. 123 (2003)
  • When is National or International Union Responsible for its Local Union’s Violation of Federal Employment Discrimination Laws, 4 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 535 (2005)
  • Validity and Effect of Retrocessional Reinsurance Agreements, 39 A.L.R.6th 391 (2008)
  • Construction and Application of Federal Marine Insurance Doctrine of Uberrimae Fidei, 14 A.L.R. Fed. 3d Art. 5 (2016)
  • Effect of anticipated inflation on damages for future losses—modern cases, 21 A.L.R.4th 21 (1983)
  • Construction and Application of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)—Supreme Court Cases, 72 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 1 (2013)
  • Securities Fraud Under § 10(b) of Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as Amended, 15 U.S.C.A. § 78j(b), and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 10b-5, 17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5—U.S. Supreme Court Cases, 62 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 1 (2012)
  • Treatment of Family Limited Partnership for Federal Estate and Gift Tax Purposes, 27 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 559 (2008)
  • Bivens Actions—United States Supreme Court Cases, 22 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 159 (2007)
  • Liability insurance coverage as extending to liability for punitive or exemplary damages, 16 A.L.R.4th 11 (1982)
  • Validity and Operation of Cash Balance Pension Plans Under ERISA and Internal Revenue Code, 19 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 241 (2007)
  • Construction and Application of Establishment Clause of First Amendment—U.S. Supreme Court Cases, 15 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 573 (2006)
  • Construction and Application of Federal Arbitration Act—Supreme Court Cases, 28 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 1 (2008)
  • Standing of Licensee To Bring Patent Infringement Action, 14 A.L.R. Fed. 3d Art. 11 (2016)
  • Majority’s Fiduciary Obligation to Minority Shareholder of Close Corporation—Breach and Remedy, 39 A.L.R.6th 1 (2008)

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