Five Attorneys from Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s Trusts, Estates and Wealth Planning Practice Group Attend 49th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Partners Jon Sarra and John Bedosky and Special Counsel Erik Joh, Mark McWilliams and David Armstrong all attended the 49th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning at the University of Miami School of Law in Orlando, Florida January 12 through January 16, 2015.  All five gentlemen are members of the firm’s Trusts, Estates and Wealth [...]

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Announcing the Opening of Our New Edmeston and Morris Offices

Hinman, Howard & Kattell is pleased to announce the opening of our new Edmeston and Morris offices.  Located in the heart of Central New York, our Morris and Edmeston Offices provide a range of services including general business and corporate real estate, estate planning and administration, guardianships and Medicaid planning.  Click this link http://hhk.com/find-an-office/edmeston_morris/ to be [...]

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Ryan Mead Becomes A Partner at Hinman, Howard & Kattell

Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP is pleased to announce that Ryan M. Mead has become a Partner.  Mr. Mead joined Hinman, Howard & Kattell as an associate in the fall of 2007 in the firm’s Binghamton office. Mr. Mead is a member of  the business and corporate law, trusts and estates, taxation and not for [...]

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OFCCP Extends Time Period for Comments on Equal Pay Report Proposal

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has extended the period of time for stakeholders to comment on the proposal that would require covered federal contractors and their subcontractors to submit an “Equal Pay Report”.  The proposed Equal Pay Report would require federal contractors with more than 100 employees that file EEO-1 Reports to [...]

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HIPAA Privacy in Light of the Ebola Crisis

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights has issued a Bulletin addressing HIPAA Privacy in light of the Ebola Crisis.  The Bulletin addresses when private health information may be disclosed to public health officials, to foreign governments, to persons at risk of contracting the disease and to family and friends [...]

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Paul Sheppard Participates In Panel On New York’s Scaffold Law

Hinman, Howard and Kattell attorney Paul Sheppard was invited to participate in a panel on the New York Scaffold Law (Labor Law Sec. 240) at the annual meeting of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Greater Binghamton (IIABGB).  Paul is the chair of the HH&K Tax Assessment and Certiorari Practice Group.  He also handles [...]

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Representation Profiles: Rebecca Koval

Welcome to the latest edition of HHK’s blog series dedicated to giving you up close and personal insight of the people behind our one hundred thirteen year old institution. The individuals we profile here have dedicated themselves to continuing Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s motto … Achieving clients’ goals since 1901. Rebecca Koval is an Associate [...]

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Taylor Swift’s Departure From SPOTIFY® Illustrates The Difficult Decisions Copyright Holders Face When Deciding How Best To Monetize Their Work.

Taylor Swift’s record label, Big Machine Label Group, caused a minor uproar in the music industry this week when it decided to remove all of Swift’s music from the streaming service Spotify®.  The move (which comes fresh on the heels of Big Machine’s release of Swift’s latest album, 1989, which has already sold more than [...]

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Hinman, Howard and Kattell Receives Economic Champions Award

Hinman, Howard and Kattell is pleased to have received an Economic Champions award presented by the Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity. The award is presented to businesses for advancing the region’s economy.  HH&K was nominated for its continuing and growing presence in Syracuse, New York.

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HHK Congratulates Christopher Roma on Passing NYS Bar Exam

Hinman, Howard & Kattell is pleased to congratulate Christopher Roma on successfully passing the New York State Bar Exam.  Chris is a 2014 graduate of Pace University Law School.  Chris has many local ties as a alumni of Binghamton University and Union-Endicott High School.  Chris is pictured here with his proctor, Larry Anderson.

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