DHC Newsletter – July 2019

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DHC’s Founding Partner Sid Davidoff received a proclamation from Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 30 commemorating his 80th Birthday. Governor Cuomo acknowledged Davidoff’s strong leadership and political acumen, and cited his many accomplishments and record of public service. Celebrating this momentous occasion with Davidoff were: (pictured, from left) DHC Partner Derek Wolman, DHC Partner Arthur Goldstein, DHC Senior Partner Howard Weiss, DHC Co-Managing Partner Jeffrey Citron, […]

Governor Andrew Cuomo Commends Sid Davidoff on his Birthday

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July 30, 2019 – DHC’s Founding Partner Sid Davidoff received a proclamation from Governor Andrew Cuomo, commemorating his 80th Birthday. The Governor acknowledged Sid’s strong leadership and political acumen, and cited his many accomplishments and record of public service.

Announcement: William Mack Joins New York City Office

William Mack, Commercial Litigation, Attorney, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

July 29, 2019 – William Mack has joined the firm as a Partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Mack focuses his practice on commercial litigation and arbitration. Over the course of his sixteen-year career, Mr. Mack has represented corporate, financial, and individual clients in complex disputes (both domestic and international) involving a wide range […]

CLIENT ALERT: Alex Victor Comments on SLA’s Delayed Processing Times

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July 22, 2019 – Last week, in response to an increasing number of inquiries into why the New York State Liquor Authority (the “SLA”) has been taking much longer than usual to process and act on liquor license applications, the Chairman of the SLA explained that the SLA is in the early stages of a […]

Esteban Maccera Named to City & State’s Albany “40 Under 40” list

Esteban Maccera, Government Relations, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

July 22, 2019 – Congratulations to DHC’s New York State Government Relations Associate Director Esteban Maccera, for being named to City & State’s 2019 Albany “40 Under 40” list! Previous honorees include Members of Congress, the New York City Council Speaker, the New York City Public Advocate, and many other individuals of high distinction and renown.

Adam Citron Comments on the Dropped Charges against Kevin Spacey

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July 18, 2019 – DHC’s Senior Counsel Adam Citron spoke to the Associated Press about the dropped assault charges against Kevin Spacey. Citron, a former prosecutor, explained that even though these charges were dropped, prosecutors could pursue other cases against the actor. The story was republished nationally, including in the Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle,  and U.S. News & World […]

DHC Delivers Wins for Not-for-Profits at City Hall

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July 16, 2019 – With the close of another busy New York City Council budget season, DHC is pleased to highlight the success of our not-for-profit clients in securing expense and capital funding from the New York City Council and the de Blasio Administration for the 2019 – 2020 Fiscal Year. We also take this […]

Mark Spund Comments on the Value of NDAs

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July 15, 2019 – Mark Spund, Chair of DHC’s Employment Law practice, spoke to HR Dive about the reasons why many employers want to have nondisclosure agreements (NDA) in place to safeguard propriety information, such as client lists and financial records, particularly for temporary workers and independent contractors. In a competitive market place, an NDA can be appealing, but Spund advised that there […]

Elliot Lutzker Comments on Facebook’s New Currency

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DHC’s Chair of the Corporate Law practice, Elliot Lutzker, spoke to Bankrate about Facebook’s plan to launch its own new form of currency, called “Libra.” The currency, Lutzker said, could prove useful for consumers without access to a bank account or credit card.