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French & Casey, LLP participates in St. John's Roundtable Program

February 4, 2010 • Posted By • News

French & Casey, LLP recently participated in the Small to Mid Size Firm Specialty Roundtables program of St. John's University School of Law.  The program offered students the opportunity to network with small to mid size firm practitioners and speak informally to the practitioners about their firms' legal setting and practice areas. The program was recognized as a great success with generally heavy student participation and multiple law firms represented.

French & Casey to speak at Queens Chamber of Commerce

January 26, 2010 • Posted By • News

On January 29, 2010, Moira Casey, Susan Romano and Rosalyn Maldonado are giving a presentation entitled "Emerging Developments in 2010 for Small Business Owners and Construction Contractors" to the Queens Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit the Queens Chamber of Commerce website at or look us up on facebook.   

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.