Deferral of IRA Required Minimum Distributions Using Your 401(k) Plan

By Barry C. Feldman With the cost of retirement increasing each year, many people approaching retirement age have determined that the life of leisure will have to wait.  The need to continue working, even beyond age 70, has caused many to seek ways to defer receipt of traditional IRA distributions during the period in which they continue to work, until that time when they actually…

Continue Reading

Fairness in Allocating Cleanup Costs Between Buyers and Sellers of Real Property

When real property is sold without a clear allocation of potential environmental cleanup costs, a court trying to allocate those costs in a litigation looks to a variety of “equitable” factors to reach a fair allocation.  In Trinity Industries, Inc. v Greenlease Holding Company (3d Cir. September 5, 2018), the Court examined “value of the property” as a fairness factor, that is, in addition to…

Continue Reading

Andrea Tsoukalas Curto Named among Long Island’s 50 Top Women by the Long Island Business News

Uniondale, NY, October 18, 2018 — Partner Andrea Tsoukalas Curto of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has been selected by the Long Island Business News for the Long Island’s Top 50 Women Class of 2018.  The award recognizes women professionals for their business acumen, mentoring, and community involvement.  Winners are selected by a judging committee that represents the most influential women in business, government, and the…

Continue Reading

Partner William F. Bonesso Honored by The Italian-Americans in Government, Inc.

Uniondale, October 2, 2018 – The Italian-Americans in Government, Inc. Honored Partner William F. Bonesso at its Annual Celebration of Columbus Day Dinner. William F. Bonesso has wide-ranging experience in the areas of land use and zoning, real estate and municipal law. A frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education seminars, Mr. Bonesso concentrates his practice in providing land use and development counsel, preparing and presenting…

Continue Reading

Genuine Auto Parts V EPA: How to Challenge Agency Findings of Fact

This article by Aaron Gershonowitz, discusses how to challenge decisions of fact made by administrative agencies, based on a recent federal appellate decision in which a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency was overturned. In Genuine Auto Parts v EPA, the court concluded that the agency’s failure to address an important element of the matter made its decision “arbitrary and capricious” and “not supported by substantial…

Continue Reading

Graffiti Artists Awarded $6.75 Million for Destroyed Murals

Who owns the artwork painted on a building when it is to be demolished? Can those rights to the painting be waived? How much is it worth? In the article, "Graffiti Artists Awarded $6.75 Million for Destroyed Murals," Jane Chen, shares the federal court's decision. Reprinted with permission from The Suffolk Lawyer.

Continue Reading

2018 Women In Real Estate, Professional Services: Judy L. Simoncic, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Name: Judy Lynn Simoncic Title: Partner Company Name: Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Real estate association / organization affiliation(s): Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG); International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); Vision Long Island (Board) How important is it for women to create a personal brand? I am a Land Use and Zoning partner in a top law firm on Long Island. While my firm is…

Continue Reading

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Attorneys Named to the 2018 New York SuperLawyers Rising Stars® List

Uniondale, NY, September 13, 2018—Nine attorneys from Forchelli Deegan Terrana, LLP have been  named to the 2018 New York Rising Stars® SuperLawyers list. SuperLawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, are a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent…

Continue Reading

Lindsay E. Mesh Named a 30 Under 30 by the Long Island Business News

Uniondale, NY, September 13, 2018 — Associate Lindsay Mesh of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has been selected by the Long Island Business News for the 30 under 30 Award Class of 2018.  She was recognized for her contributions to the Long Island community through public service and her business accomplishments. Lindsay E. Mesh concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate finance, banking, foreclosures,…

Continue Reading
Close Menu