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Archive: 2009

French & Casey, LLP participates in NY Cares Winter Wishes Program

December 15, 2009 • Posted By • News

French & Casey, LLP once again participated in the NY Cares Winter Wishes Program.  Children throughout Manhattan were the recipients of holiday gifts thanks to the generous support of the firm.

State Tax Day: Multiple Taxes: Governor Signs Amnesty Measure

December 9, 2009 • Posted By • News

New York Gov. David Paterson signed tax amnesty legislation (Ch. 501 (A.B. 21), Laws 2009, Fourth Special Session) on December 4, 2009, that authorizes the PAID (Penalty and Interest Discount) program. The measure allows the Department of Taxation and Finance to administer an accounts receivable discount program, for certain outstanding tax, fee, or surcharge liabilities, that are or were imposed under the Tax Law and administered by the department.

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French & Casey, LLP wins summary judgment on appeal

December 9, 2009 • Posted By • News

The Second Department reversed the Supreme Court and granted summary judgment in favor French & Casey, LLP's client Rockledge Scaffold Corp.  For more information, please see the "Recent Accomplishments" page of our website.

French & Casey, LLP scores directed verdict

December 9, 2009 • Posted By • News

French & Casey, LLP won a directed verdict for client, third-party defendant Adco Electrical Corp.  For more information, please see "Recent Accomplishments" page of the website.

French & Casey, LLP welcomes litigation associate Jenna E. Elkind

August 31, 2009 • Posted By • News

French & Casey, LLP is thrilled to welcome Jenna E. Elkind as our newest litigation associate.  Ms. Elkind has extensive experience in the areas of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, personal injury, commercial, and real estate litigation as well as general contractual disputes.  Ms. Elkind received her undergraduate degree in Economics, cum laude from Barnard College and received her J.D. at Boston University School of Law.  While at Barnard, Ms. Elkind participated in the New York Fed Challenge Competition hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where her 5 member team won first place and a $50,000 prize from Moody's Foundation.  We have no doubt that she will make a superb addition to the firm.  Ms. Elkind can be reached via e-mail at

2nd Annual Staten Island Yankee Firm Outing set for Thursday August 13, 2009

August 13, 2009 • Posted By • News

On August 13, 2009, the partners, associates and support staff will travel to Richmond County Bank Ball Park to watch the Staten Island Yankees take on the Auburn Doubledays. This annual tradition is the most recent in a long line of firm events designed to increase teamwork, camaraderie and synergism which ensures the best possible work product for our clients.

French & Casey, LLP attends SIA Northeast Regional Meeting

June 26, 2009 • Posted By • News

On June 26, 2009, French & Casey, LLP attended the Scaffold Industry Association ("SIA") Northeast Regional Meeting in Newark, New Jersey.

French & Casey, LLP attends Annual NYWBA Awards Dinner

June 15, 2009 • Posted By • News

 On June 9, 2009, French & Casey, LLP attended the Annual New York Women's Bar Association Awards and Installation Dinner.  The event honored the Chief Judge of the State of New York, Hon. Jonathan Lippman, as well as the new president of the NYWBA, Donna M. Praiss. French & Casey, LLP also participated in an auction to benefit the Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin Fellowship, which was held prior to the awards dinner.

French & Casey, LLP will participate in the New York JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge

June 10, 2009 • Posted By • News

The JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge is "a global celebration of corporate fitness, camaraderie and goal-setting. " The challenge consists of a 3.5 mile race through Central Park. 

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French & Casey, LLP Welcomes Tara Bhupathi as a Summer Associate

May 18, 2009 • Posted By • News

On May 18, 2009, French & Casey, LLP will welcome Tara Bhupathi as our 2009 summer associate. Ms. Bhupathi recently completed her first year at the University of North Carolina School of Law. After Ms. Bhupathi graduated from Georgetown University in 2006, she worked as a litigation paralegal for two years at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Warton & Garrison. Ms. Bhupathi's academic excellence and prior work experience will further enhance our ability to provide the most prompt and cost-effective service to our clients. We look forward to welcoming her to our team.