Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP's community page
highlights the social and community activities our employees are involved
in within and outside of the firm that epitomize the firm's culture.
Tannenbaum Helpern's Women's Initiative had a successful networking
event last night featuring 5 women-owned businesses: Chocolate Works,
JLEW, Luludi Living Art, Elegant Jewelry by Dalia and Julie Lamb.
Friday, November 18th, real estate attorney Neil E. Botwinoff was honored at the Sparkling Annual
Gala for Search and Care NY, a charitable organization that assists elderly
people in NYC. The dinner was sold out, with the ballroom at The Metropolitan
Club completely filled with supporters in elegant attire. Neil serves
on the board and has served this charity for many years. Congratulations, Neil!
Tuesday, November 15th, Tannenbaum Helpern held a toast for litigator Michael Rolek, celebrating
his wedding to Nicole on Friday, November 18th. Congratulations to the new couple!
This year, the Tannenbaum Helpern team participated in Operation Backpack
by filling even more backpacks than last year. Operation Backpack provides
thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies by grade levels to
children living in the city's homeless and domestic violence shelters
each school year. A special thanks to Christy Combs and Melissa Siegel
for their collection and execution efforts!
Tannenbaum Helpern’s Litigation Department team bonding at The Boat Basin.
Over champagne, cakes and sweets, Tannenbaum Helpern celebrated the retirement
of one of our assistants, Barbara Chickory, Joel Klarreich's 20 year
work anniversary along with his marriage, Josh Levy's five year work
anniversary as well as Brianna Lampert's recent marriage.
Tannenbaum Helpern employees participated in the 40th running of the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge on June 1st.
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, attendees of Tannenbaum Helpern's SpringFest
2016 connected over pool, foosball and ping pong.
With a champagne toast and cake, Tannenbaum Helpern gives a fond farewell
to Arnaldo Sola who manages the firm's file room as he and his family
move to sunny Florida. Thank you Arnaldo for 15.5 years of service and
A huge thank you to all of Tannenbaum Helpern's invaluable secretaries
on Administrative Professional's Day! Everyone received a beautiful
bouquet of roses.
Tannenbaum Helpern attorneys received an update on what lawyers need to
know about New York DWI Laws. Special thanks to Steven Epstein for presenting.
Tannenbaum Helpern's Women's Initiative hosted a group of women
business owners and mid to senior level women executives from across industries
on March 15th at The Smith Midtown for an evening of casual conversations and networking.
On January 27th, Trusts & Estates attorneys Yolanda Kanes and Judy Benkov spoke at
a DRIVEN Professional's event entitled "Tough Talks" where
they, along with other panelists, discussed how to approach sensitive
topics such as wills, power of attorney, healthcare proxy, estate and
tax planning and much more. The event drew over 80 attendees.
Commercial litigator Maryann Stallone, pictured second from the right,
was named "Woman of the Year" by Festival of Song USA. She is
recognized for her accomplishments and contributions to the Italian-American
and legal communities. Congratulations, Maryann! For more information, click
Tannenbaum Helpern co-hosted an annual
Hedge Fund 2016 event with Bloomberg, discussing the likely trends to affect hedge funds
in 2016. Moderating the panel discussion was Simone Foxman, a hedge fund
reporter with Bloomberg; speakers were Wayne Davis from Tannenbaum Helpern,
Alan Alzfan from RSM US LLP, Ted Gillman from Crito Capital and Yoon Chang
also from Bloomberg.
In a room of aspiring entrepreneurs, Tannenbaum Helpern's Corporate
attorneys Rebecca E. Crosby, David R. Lallouz and James Rieger discussed
the Firm's StartMeUp Program which covers the key legal considerations
in starting any business.
Trusts and Estates attorney Yolanda Kanes spoke at a Manhattan Chamber
of Commerce event on November 10, 2015 discussing estate planning, financial
planning, tax filings, pre-nups, powers of attorney, health care proxies,
life insurance, beneficiary designations, and other topics for Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender couples in a panel entitled:
To Marry or Not to Marry: That is the Question Facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual
and Transgender Couples
We celebrated Halloween and many milestones! From Andrew Yacyshyn passing
the NY State Bar to Mike Lim and Amanda Angione celebrating 5 years, Lia
Horner celebrating 10 years, Stacey Usiak and Arnaldo Sola celebrating
15 years and Lisa Maline celebrating 25 years with the firm! Congratulations to all!
Tannenbaum Helpern employees participated in Operation Backpack, which
provides thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies by grade levels
to children living in the city's homeless and domestic violence shelters
each school year.
Associates Summer Outing - bowling at Lucky Strikes: Team Real Estate vs.
Team Litigation/Financial Services
Tannenbaum Helpern runners at the 2015 J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge,
a 3.5 mile run/walk in Central Park. The monies raised from the Corporate
Challenge benefit nonprofit organizations.
In celebration of Drew Jaglom, Don Prutzman, Jamie Stecher and Andrew
Berger having been with the firm for 15 years, we had ice cream to mark