NEWS & EVENTS


2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers Recognizes Three Dorf & Nelson Attorneys

The 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers has recognized Daniel R. Alcott, John L.A. Lyddane and Andrew Marks for being outstanding attorneys. Super Lawyers designation is only given to 5% of lawyers in the state. […]

John Lyddane and Stephanie McDougall Defense Verdict Victory!

After a month long trial in Staten Island, a case defended by John Lyddane and Stephanie McDougall resulted in a unanimous verdict in support of three physicians involved. The case involved a patient who had been […]

Michael D. Hess, Esq. appointed head of the Commercial Litigation Group

Michael D. Hess, Esq., has recently been appointed Head of the Commercial Litigation Group here at Dorf & Nelson! Mr. Hess has decades of experience in commercial litigation, mediation, arbitration, corporate transactions, and municipal and […]

John L.A. Lyddane, Esq. New York Law Journal “The Role of Judicial Admission in Medical Malpractice Defense”

In his most recent New York Law Journal article, “The Role of Judicial Admission in Medical Malpractice Defense” John Lyddane writes: In a world of litigants sharing their most private affairs with total strangers, and […]

Adriana Kierszenbaum joins Daniel R. Alcott in Not-for-Profit Department

Adriana Kierszenbaum, Esq. featured as guest lecturer at Women’s Enterprise Development Center

The Women’s Enterprise Development Center, will be featuring Dorf & Nelson’s, Adriana Kierszenbaum, Esq. as a guest lecturer as part of the 60 hour Entrepreneurial Training Program in Spanish (Programa de Entrenamiento Empresarial). Click on […]

“Best Lawyers” recognizes three Dorf & Nelson Attorneys

Congratulations to Daniel R. Alcott, John L.A. Lyddane and Andrew P. Marks for all being recognized in the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

John Lyddane featured as Top Lawyer in Westchester Magazine’s 914INC.

Congrats to John Lyddane for being featured in Westchester Magazine’s 914INC. as one of the best Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants!

Dorf & Nelson featured in CSRwire for Gender Fair Certification

Dorf & Nelson was featured by CSRwire, as one of the “first cohort of Gender-Fair certified privately held-companies”

Scott D. Locke & Martha Flanders: Hudson Valley Venture Hub

Thank you to the Hudson Valley Venture Hub at SUNY Paltz for spotlighting Scott Locke and Martha Flanders as a valued service providers for the biotechnology community.

Dorf & Nelson LLP- Proud to be a supporter of the YWCA

On the last night of July, Laura Alcott, Adriana Kierszenbaum and Suzanne Mendelsohn attended the YWCA in their sixth annual “Turn up the Heat” to support empowering women and eliminating racism. We indulged in wonderful […]

Daniel R. Alcott, Not-for-Profit Newsletter : “Our 2 Sense”

Inaugural Edition We are very pleased to launch “Our 2 Sense”, a quarterly platform to share valuable information affecting the not-for-profit community. Every issue will have a theme. Our focus this time is the importance […]

Scott D. Locke, New York Law Journal “Marketing of CBD Products”

Recently in the New York Law Journal, “Marketing of CBC Products” Scott Locke writes: For the businesses that wish to push forward on this uncertain landscape, cautious and strategic marketing may be the best—although not […]

NBA, The New York Liberty: Gender Fair Award

Dorf and Nelson LLP is  humbled and honored to be recognized for this meaningful and important certification, the Gender Fair certification. We are the sum of our parts, and we would like to recognize, thank, […]

John Lyddane, New York Law Journal “The Physician’s Duty to Non-Patients”

In his most recent New York Law Journal article, “The Physician’s Duty to Non-Patients” John Lyddane writes: By definition in New York, liability for medical malpractice long depended on the existence of a doctor-patient relationship […]

Congratulations to Jonathan Nelson!

Congratulations to Jon Nelson on another successful trial win on July 10th! The Plaintiffs accused our client of cutting down 74 trees on their property but Jon Nelson was able to successfully discredit the Plaintiffs’ […]

ANDRUS 15th Annual Golf Fore Kids Event

Despite the rain, we had a wonderful time supporting ANDRUS’ 15th Annual Golf Fore Kids Event. This event raised critical funds for the dynamic programs at ANDRUS and we were thrilled to be apart of […]

Dorf & Nelson welcomes Daniel R. Alcott to the firm!

BCW Power Breakfast-Building a Winning Company Culture

The Business Council of Westchester hosted a power breakfast where Jon Dorf and other panelists did a fantastic job  discussing building a great company culture!

5th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit

Last week we attended and had a fantastic time at the 5th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit Ignite Your Power!

Dorf & Nelson Receives Gender Fair Recognition

This past Sunday June 9th 2019, Dorf & Nelson received recognition of Gender Fair Certification from the WNBA’s New York Liberty. We are proud to currently be the first and only law firm in the […]

Congratulations to Jonathan Nelson, Partner & Department Chair Litigation

Congratulations to Jonathan Nelson, on his successful trial win for Dorf & Nelson! This case has a long history, but we came into it at the end of 2015 after three years of litigation. The […]

2019 WEDC -Women’s Enterprise Development Center Gala and Awards Ceremony

Last Thursday we attended the 2019 Women’s Enterprise Development Center Gala and Awards Ceremony, celebrating women’s entrepreneurship! The room was filled with high energy from the women honored and the men who attended. Spectacular event!

Jon Dorf featured Panelist for BCW Power Breakfast- Building a Winning Company Culture

On Tuesday June 18th, BCW will be hosting a Power Breakfast-Building a Winning Company Culture: The Road to Business Profitability and Success, where Jon Dorf will be a panelist discussing the key elements to developing […]

Dorf & Nelson Supports the YWCA Annual Event

Dorf & Nelson had a great time supporting YWCA’s annual event!  

New York Liberty partners with Dorf & Nelson for First-Ever Gender Fair Night

The New York Liberty will team up with Dorf & Nelson LLP on June 9th, to celebrate their designation as currently the only Gender Fair Certified law firm in the United States. Gender Fair® is […]

John Lyddane, New York Law Journal,”Duty as a Question of Law in Medical Malpractice Defense”

In his recent New York Law Journal article, “Duty as a Question of Law In Medical Malpractice Defense”, John Lyddane writes: : When medical malpractice complaints include multiple defendants, it is not clear at the […]

Scott Locke, IP Theory, “The Invention Secrecy Act: The USPTO as a Gatekeeper of National Security”

We congratulate Scott Locke, Chair of the Intellectual Property at Dorf & Nelson on his most recent publication, “The Invention Secrecy Act: The USPTO as a Gatekeeper of National Security”. In the article, Scott explores […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Supports the YWCA

Dorf & Nelson LLP, hosted a cocktail party before the 11th Annual Benefit Luncheon in May, to thank the Board and all supporters for their dedication to the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism and empower […]

Spotlight: Dorf & Nelson Attorneys Named in Super Lawyers New York Metro 2019

Congratulations to Jon Dorf, Jonathan Nelson,  John LA Lyddane and Andrew Marks for being selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. Only five percent of the lawyers in the NY metro area […]

John Lyddane, New York Law Journal, “Defending Against Belated Claims”

In his recent New York Law Journal article, “Defending Against Belated Claims”, John Lyddane writes : In medical malpractice cases, it is usually not the extent of injury which creates the most uncertainty for the […]

Congratulations to Nick Chivily, Partner Finance Group

Partner Nick Chivily and his Finance Group closed three commercial loans last week, representing three lenders including the financing of a complicated purchase for a showroom in NYC. Congratulations to Laura Alcott, Jennifer Kelly and […]

John Lyddane: Defense Verdict Victory!

A Nassau County jury found in favor of all defendants in a three-week trial in which John Lyddane represented the gastroenterologist who performed the procedure. The fifty-one year old male patient underwent endoscopic resection of […]

Congratulations! Dorf & Nelson LLP is now Gender Fair Certified

We are thrilled to announce that Dorf & Nelson LLP is presently the only law firm in the United States to become Gender Fair Certified.  We respect and value diverse perspectives and strive to ensure […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq., PLI Journal Winter 2019: Innovation in the Cosmetic and Beauty Industry: Beauty Tech Patent Trends and Standards

The cosmetic and beauty industry is one of the oldest industries in the country, with some of today’s brands being over one hundred years old. Within this industry, for many decades innovation was clustered in […]

Scott D. Locke speaks at Manhattanville College: Deciding When to Start a New Company

You’ve been thinking about creating a company around your ideas- your research, your innovations, your solution to a problem that can move healthcare forward. How do you know when you are ready to take that […]

Employment Law Practice expands

Today, we have the honor and privilege of welcoming David S. Warner as he joins us in our Employment Law Practice as Partner and Co-Practice Leader. David worked with Andrew Marks for 20 years at […]

John L.A. Lyddane, January 2019 Column in the NY Law Journal ” The Defense of the Informed Consent Claim”

In his recent article, John writes: In the proper context, the defense should be able to demonstrate that although the outcome was undesirable, the decision to accept the risk prior to the procedure was a […]

Commercial Lending & Finance Group

The Commercial Lending and Finance Group had another busy year end.  Among the transactions closed, Nicholas Chivily and his team (Mark Graham and Jennifer Kelly) represented an owner/management client on the refinance of a few […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Donates Toys to Children in Need

Dorf & Nelson donate toys to the children @ANDRUS a private, non-profit organization that helps secure strong, promising futures for children, families and communities by promoting stability, increasing resilience, and rebuilding hope.

Scott D. Locke: PLI Presentation on Patent Issues in the Cosmetic Industry

Congratulations Scott for a tremendously successful presentation for PLI. Scott addressed the strategies for identifying patentable innovations within a cosmetics company and for avoiding patent rights of third parties, takeaways from the decision In re Bhagat, […]

December 3 2018, Westchester County Passes New Legislation Prohibiting Employers..

  On December 3, Westchester County Board of Legislators passed legislation prohibiting employers from asking about criminal convictions or arrest records in employment applications or including in recruitment ads any limitation based on convictions or […]

John L. A. Lyddane: Columbia University Student Lecture

Mr. Lyddane lectures uptown at Columbia University to a large group of students on “The Engineer as Expert Witness in the Legal Process After Structural Failures” for Professor Robert Ratay, Ph.D., PE Department of Civil […]

John L.A. Lyddane, November 2018 Column in the NY Law Journal ” The Defense of the Nerve Injury Case”

In his recent article, John writes that although an injury to an adjacent structure is a recognized risk when surgery is performed, factors beyond the control of health care providers can account for the unfortunate […]

Spotlight: Nick Chivily, Department Chair Commercial Finance Group

Congratulations  to Nicholas Chivily, Mark Graham and Jennifer Kelly for a successful closing. They represented a long standing money center bank client, on the conversion and refinancing of a construction loan facility to a permanent […]

Congratulations Rod Biermann!

Congratulations to Rod Biermann for another well attended and successful CLE presentation at the New York City Bar, on the legal challenges faced when an employer plans to terminate an employee.

Scott D. Locke, Westchester Biotech Roundtable: Intellectual Property

On November 15th, Scott Locke, Partner & Chair of the Intellectual Property Department at Dorf & Nelson LLP, will speak at the Westchester Biotech event on the “Intellectual Property Issues for Bioinformatics and Health Information […]

Spotlight: Dorf & Nelson Attorneys Named in Super Lawyers New York Metro 2018

Congratulations to Jon Dorf, Jonathan Nelson and John LA Lyddane for being selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as top New York Metro area lawyers for 2018. Only five percent of the […]

Rod Biermann, New York City Bar Association Presentation on Employee Dismissals: Avoiding the Pitfalls

On October 24th at the New York City Bar Association, expert panelist, Rod Biermann will discuss the numerous legal issues and challenges that arise when an employee is to be dismissed. Topics will include: Best […]

Scott D. Locke, September 2018 Column in New York Law Journal “Improperly Revived Patent”

In his recent New York Law Journal Column: “The High Bar for Challenging an Improperly Revived Patent” Scott reminds us of both the potential consequence of a patent holder’s disingenuous assertion of unintentionality and the […]

John L.A. Lyddane, Continuing Legal Education “The Death of a Party to Litigation”

The death of a party to litigation stays all proceedings automatically whether or not the attorneys know of the party’s death.  Any proceedings in the case following the death of a party but before the […]

John L.A. Lyddane Selected to Participate in NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section, Summer Meeting 2018

On August 2nd, John L.A. Lyddane was selected to participate in the New York State Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section as one of the panel experts on witness disclosure and presentation of visual evidence at […]

John L.A. Lyddane Publishes Expert Testimony in NY Law Journal

In his recent article, John Lyddane explains developments in disclosure of Expert Testimony in medical malpractice cases. Read more: here.    

Nick Chivily and Jennifer Kelly Close Another Big Deal

The real estate finance group closed a significant mortgage loan financing, representing a large national bank on a multi-tenanted shopping center in Long Island.  Nicholas Chivily and Jennifer Kelly closed the transaction.  

Spotlight: Nick Chivily

Congratulations to Nicholas Chivily, Department Chair of our Commercial Finance Group for yet again another successful closing representing a New York City owner/operator on the closing of multiple mortgage loan refinances with Flushing Savings Bank on […]

Women’s Leadership Summit: Dare to Be Bold

Join us in spotlighting the great work of our neighbors at the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) at Manhattanville College School of Business. Kathy Meany, WLI’s Director, once again assembled a panel of inspirational leaders at the 4th […]

Throwback Thursday: Jon Nelson once again gives a stellar performance!

Jon Nelson played the main role, juror #8, as the opposing juror in the play Twelve Angry Men. A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like […]

Rod Biermann Gives Presentation On Sexual Harassment & Business Ethics

Effective October 9th , 2018, most employers in New York State will be required to have a written harassment prevention policy and provide annual sexual harassment training to all employees.  Among other things, state law requires […]

Senior Engineer is “Delighted” After Reading John L.A. Lyddane’s New Article in Structure Magazine

A Senior Managing Engineer writes John L. A. Lyddane a thank you letter, expressing how he was “delighted to see an excellent article by a familiar name.” He also stated that his ” fellow engineers will benefit […]

Laura Alcott, Significant Real Estate Deal Closed

Congratulations to Laura Alcott and the Commercial Real Estate Department for the successful closure of a complex $50 million acquisition in Memphis, TN. Our client, a prominent Real Estate Developer, partnered in a joint venture […]

Nick Chivily, Significant Deal Closed

The firm’s Commercial Finance Department, closed another significant transaction last week, representing a national bank in providing the purchase money commercial mortgage loan financing for the bank customer to purchase a multi-tenanted office building in […]

John L.A. Lyddane, May 2108 Column in the NY Law Journal “The Uncalled Witness”

In his most recent article, John explores why the decision of counsel not to call a particular witness be termed a “failure” to do so when the selection of witnesses is such a complex and […]

Scott D. Locke and Laura Michelle-Horgan, Latest New York Law Journal Column

In their latest New York Law Journal column: Copyright Liability for Foreign Internet Broadcasters who Fail to Geoblock. Scott D. Locke and Laura Michelle-Horgan explore the avoidance of copyright liability when foreign broadcasters transmit content into the U.S. without authorization.

John L.A. Lyddane, Recent ALM Defense Medical Malpractice Column

In his recent column: The Uncalled Witness. John L.A. Lyddane asks the question “ What will the jury may be told regarding testimony which has neither been vetted nor heard?” To download the column click here. John […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Throws New York Liberty Welcome Party

Dorf & Nelson LLP threw a fantastic welcome to the community party to support the WNBA’s New York Liberty team. Food, cocktails, a violinist, along with a vast crowd contributed in making this party a […]

Scott D. Locke, Latest Publication “Parallel Novels and the Reimagining of Literary Notables by Follow-On Authors: Copyright Issues When Characters Are First Created by Others.”

Congratulations to Scott D. Locke, who again has been recognized as a leading mind in U.S. Intellectual Property Law, on his publication, Parallel Novels and the Reimagining of Literary Notables by Follow-On Authors: Copyrights Issues When […]

Rod Biermann, Esq., New York City Bar Association Presentation

Rod Biermann, Esq., Practice Group Co-Head of the Employment Law Group presented at the NYC Bar Association’s 4th ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW INSTITUTE Mr. Biermann’s  presentation covered a comprehensive overview on the Critical Elements of Executive Compensation.

John L.A. Lyddane, Esq. Latest New York Law Journal Column “The Notice to Admit and Medical Malpractice Defense”

In his latest New York Law Journal column: The Notice to Admit and Medical Malpractice Defense.  John L.A. Lyddane explores the use of  The notice to admit as a tool, among others, to be used in preparing […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq. published in the John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law- Issue 3 (2018)

Scott D. Locke, Esq. continues to be recognized as a leading mind in U.S. Intellectual Property Law.  His most recent article The Trademark Disclaimer Provision of the Lanham Act: Is USPTO Flexibility Worth Litigant Ambiguity?, 17 J. […]

Dorf & Nelson hosts Women Entrepreneurs’ Network : “Top Social Media Trends for 2018″ Event

We are proud to announce that Dorf & Nelson LLP hosted WEN (Women Entrepreneurs’ Network) as part of our on-going effort to support “gender fair” businesses.  WEN’s March event, “Top Social Media Trends for 2018”, […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq. published in the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology

Congratulations to Scott D. Locke, Esq. on his publication “Trade Dress in the Age of E-Commerce: The Challenge of Protecting the “Look and Feel” of Websites and Mobile Apps, 27 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 213 (2017)”

Jon Dorf, Esq. attends the Grand Opening of the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.

Jon Dorf, Esq., Board Member of the BCW and BCW CEO Marsha Gordon along with other Board Members attend the grand opening of the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Wins 914INC’s General Excellence in Business Award!

Congratulations to Dorf & Nelson LLP on Winning 914INC’s General Excellence in Business Award. Take a look online www.westchestermagazine.com/914-INC/ or in the Fall 2017 issue of 914INC.

Rod Biermann, Esq. talks live on Facebook at Star Studios in Times Square.

Rod Biermann, Esq., Practice Head of the Employment Law Group was an invited guest for a Facebook Live Broadcast at Star Studios in Times Square. Mr. Biermann was the employment law expert discussing minimum wage […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP welcomes Albany Law School Westchester Alumni!

Scott Locke, Esq. presents Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Law.  Welcome Albany Law School Alumni.

Visit Dorf & Nelson LLP at the 2017 Westchester Business Expo

Visit us at booth 1204 at this year’s Westchester Business Expo. The Expo takes place on March 29th from 1:00 to 5:00pm at the Hilton Westchester.

Rod Biermann, Esq. presented at the NYC Bar Association’s 3rd ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW INSTITUTE

Rod Biermann, Esq., presented at the NYC Bar Association’s 3rd Annual Employment Law Institute.

Scott D. Locke, Esq. Talks To High Performance Counsel

#BakersDozen is a series of interviews with leading professionals in the fields of law, consulting, finance, tech and more. Click below to read the interview with Scott Locke #BakersDozen: Leading IP Attorney Scott Locke Talks […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq. Published in The John Marshal Review of Intellectual Property Law

Congratulations to Scott D. Locke on his publication Design Patent Litigation: Is “Obvious to Try” Unavailable for Validity Challenges Under 35 U.S.C.§ 103?, in The John Marshal Review of Intellectual Property Law.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Welcomes Patricia Kittel Perez, Esq.

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to welcome Patricia Kittel Perez, to the Litigation Department. Nicholas Chivily, Esq., Partner & Department Chair of the Commercial & Real Property Finance Department at Dorf & Nelson LLP […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Welcomes Michael John Willey

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to welcome Michael John Willey to the Litigation Department. Jonathan B. Nelson, Esq., Co-Managing Partner and Chair of the Litigation Department at Dorf & Nelson LLP in Rye, NY, […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Welcomes Michael D. Hess, Esq.

Michael D. Hess, Former Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, joins Dorf & Nelson LLP Dorf & Nelson LLP proudly announces that Michael D. Hess has joined the firm as Senior Counsel as part […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq. and Laura-Michelle Horgan, Esq. published in New York Law Journal

Congratulations to Scott D. Locke, Esq., and Laura-Michelle Horgan, Esq. on their publication “Use of Foreign Language Words and Phrases as Trademarks” in the New York Law Journal.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Welcomes Alvin F. Benton, Jr. Esq.

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to welcome Alvin F. Benton, Jr., to the Litigation Department. Mr. Benton offers comprehensive and individualized attention to clients in all matters of litigation, including Business and Real Estate […]

Jon A. Dorf, Esq., Presents at the 10th Annual Above the Bar Awards

Jon A. Dorf, Esq., event judge and 2008 Pace Setter Awardee, presented at the 2016 Above the Bar Awards.

Rod Biermann, Esq. Additional Speaking Engagements

Rod Biermann, Esq., Practice Group Head of Dorf & Nelson’s Employment Law Group has consistently been selected as a speaker for his expertise and advice regarding a wide array of employment law issues.

Rod Biermann, Esq. Guest Speaker at the Business Council of Westchester Human Resources Meeting

Congratulations Rod Biermann, Esq.! Rod has been invited by the Business Council of Westchester to serve a guest speaker.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Hosts This Month’s Business Council of Westchester Board Meeting

This morning at 8:00 a.m., roughly 50 members of the Business Council of Westchester arrived at 555 Theodore Fremd Avenue for their annual board meeting.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Spring 2016 Newsletter

Dorf & Nelson is pleased to present our Spring 2016 Newsletter.

2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Congratulations to Partners Jon A. Dorf, Esq., Jonathan B. Nelson, and Scott D. Locke and their selection to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list!  Only 5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this honor.  Look out […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq. to Present at “Pitch to the Angels”

Scott D. Locke, Esq. will be presenting at “Pitch To The Angels,” an event where regional startups will be pitching their ideas in front of potential investors along with an Educational Forum.  Mr. Locke will […]

Scott D. Locke, Esq. Published in the New York Law Journal

Congratulations to Scott D. Locke, Esq., and his publication “Patents: Provisional Rights Under 35 USC §154(d),” in the New York Law Journal.

Rod Biermann, Esq. Presents at The New York City Bar

Rod Biermann, Esq., Practice Group Head of Dorf & Nelson’s Employment Law Group, was invited to be a lecturer at the New York City Bar’s annual Employment Law Institute CLE program, which was held on […]

“Poetry’n’Promotion”

Dorf & Nelson LLP hosted an event, “Poetry’n’Promotion,” where former Disney Executive Lorraine Santoli, and poet and author, Robert Miss.

914INC.’s “The It List”

Congratulations to Managing Partners, Jon A. Dorf, Esq. and Jonathan B. Nelson, Esq. for making “The It List; The 50 people you need to know in order to do business in Westchester in 2016

Welcome, Verónica Guerrero.

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to announce that Verónica Guerrero has joined the firm as Counsel and Head of the Matrimonial & Family Law Group. Ms. Guerrero joins Dorf & Nelson with over a decade of Family […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Fall 2015 Newsletter

Dorf & Nelson is pleased to present our Fall Newsletter with features on our Super Lawyers; Jonathan Nelson’s lead role in “The Odd Couple”; new faces at Dorf & Nelson LLP and much more. Enjoy!

“To Declare, or Not to Declare Bankruptcy?”

Managing Partner, Jon A. Dorf  quoted in the Commercial Observer article, “To Declare, or Not to Declare Bankruptcy?”

“Take 2”

Practice Group Head, Rod Biermann on transitioning from a career in Hollywood to a career in the courtroom!

2015 New York Metro Super Laywers

Congratulations to Partners Jon A. Dorf, Jonathan B. Nelson and Scott D. Locke on being selected for inclusion on the list of 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers!

“Freedom to Operate Opinions: Worth the Cost?”

Read the feature story, “Freedom to Operate Opinions: Worth the Cost?” that Scott D. Locke, Esq. co-wrote in the October edition of the ACC Docket.

Jon A. Dorf joins the Albany Law School board of trustee

Congratulations to Managing Partner, Jon A. Dorf on joining the Albany Law School board of trustee.

IP Alert: Fashion Issue

This issue of IP Alert: Fashion includes articles on IP for footwear companies, high-end jewelry at wholesale clubs and copyright protection for clothing. Enjoy!

“Gay Marriage Legal in the United States: Now What?”

Jessica Kastner shared some insight  in an india.com article on the on the legal implications of the SCOTUS decision.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Welcomes New Partner

Dorf & Nelson LLP announces that Nicholas J. Chivily, Esq. has joined as the firm’s newest partner, and chair of the Commercial Finance & Real Property Department.

Dorf & Nelson LLP Spring 2015 Newsletter

Dorf & Nelson is pleased to present our Spring Newsletter with features on our Los Angeles office; Jonathan Nelson’s lead role in “Deathtrap”; Rod Bierman’s new title; new faces at Dorf & Nelson LLP and […]

Congratulations to Rod Biermann on his new role as Practice Group Head of the Employment Law Group

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to announce that Rod Biermann has been appointed Practice Group Head of the Employment Law Group.

Travis McGregor Joins Dorf & Nelson LLP

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to announce Travis McGregor has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in the Litigation Department working closely with Chair of the Litigation Department, Jonathan B. Nelson.  

Jami Mevorah Joins Dorf & Nelson LLP

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to announce Jami Mevorah has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in the Litigation Department working closely with Chair of the Litigation Department, Jonathan B. Nelson.  

Dorf & Nelson Opens Office in Los Angeles, CA

Dorf & Nelson is proud to announce the opening of its office in Los Angeles, Callifornia.  

2014 Holiday Food Drive

Dorf & Nelson would like to thank all of our employees, families and friends for making this year’s holiday food drive such a success. Together we donated over 134 pounds of food to Westchester residents in […]

Dorf & Nelson LLP Lands Decisive Win In Federal Court Trial

This past December, our trial team showed that they are never reluctant to take a verdict when necessary and demonstrated their experience and fortitude in a courtroom performance that yielded superior results. Our team, headed […]

Daniel R. Kaplan Joins Dorf & Nelson LLP

Dorf & Nelson LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel R. Kaplan has joined the Firm as Senior Counsel.

New York Metro Super Lawyers 2014

Congratulations to Dorf & Nelson LLP partners Jon A. Dorf, Jonathan B. Nelson and Daniel R. Alcott on being selected for inclusion on the list of 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers in their primary […]

NY BioHud Valley- 2013 Annual Review

Read Scott D. Locke, Esq.’s article, “Intellectual Property and the Life Sciences Industry” in HVEDC’s NY BioHud Valley 2013 Annual Review of the State of the Life Science Industry in the Hudson Valley.  

Dorf & Nelson LLP Winter 2014 Newsletter

News about our Litigation team, two of Westchester’s largest business organizations, Jon Dorf’s presentation at the 2014 NYSBA Marketing Conference, our fourth Andrus toy drive and more.    

New York Law Journal, January 6, 2014

Scott D. Locke, Esq.’s article, “The Evolving Hurdle of Patentable Subject Matter” published in the Intellectual Property Section of the NYLJ    

Dorf & Nelson LLP Fall 2013 Newsletter

News about  Super Lawyers, seminars, CLEs, clothing drives and a partner in a starring role on stage!  

Journal News, November 20, 2013

Our Firm sends about 20 boxes of clothes, medical supplies and other materials to typhoon survivors in the Philippines.      

Westchester County Bar Association Nov. 2013 Newsletter

Daniel R. Alcott, Esq. included in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 for the fifth consecutive year.    

Westchester County Business Journal October 28, 2013

Dorf & Nelson LLP’s new female business strategy team runs successful clothing drive for Bottomless Closet.    

Brooklyn Law School October 9, 2013

Congratulatory message to Super Lawyer, Jonathan B. Nelson, from Brooklyn Law School Dean and Professor of Law.    

914INC. Magazine – INComing

Jon A. Dorf, Jonathan B. Nelson and Daniel R. Alcott have been included on the list of 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers.    

Super Lawyers 2013

Jon A. Dorf, Jonathan B. Nelson and Daniel R. Alcott have been included on the list of 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers    

Dorf & Nelson LLP Summer 2013 Newsletter

Summer events, parties, special accomplishments, new publications and a preview of what’s coming up in the fall/winter months.    

Iona College July 23, 2013

Daniel R. Alcott represented the Thomas Paine National Historical Association in transferring custodianship of its Thomas Paine Collection to Iona College.    

Business News Daily May 13, 2013

Scott  D. Locke, Esq. Quoted in Business News Daily Article, “6 Questions Every Business Plan Should Answer”    

Firm Announces New Real Estate Department Co-Chair.

Congratulations to Laura G. Alcott, Esq. on her new role as Co-Chair of Dorf & Nelson’s Real Estate Department.