Firm News & Notes

2012

April 5, 2012 – Linda Keller and Genevieve Peeples were invited back to participate again in Career Day at Middle School 172 in Floral Park, Queens.

March 6, 2012 – Harry Greenberg and Seth Greenberg present on “Basics of Collective Bargaining” and “Contract Grievances” at Collective Bargaining Seminar for Police Conference of New York, Inc. (Albany, New York).

2011

December 2011 – Seth Greenberg’s article 2010-11 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Labor and Employment appears in the Fall/Winter 2011 (Vol. 36, No. 3) edition of the Labor and Employment Law Journal, a publication of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

November 9, 2011 – Harry Greenberg was honored by Touro Law Center at its “With Liberty & Justice for All” Dinner Celebration. Harry is the founding president of the Law Center’s Alumni Association and one of 18 charter members of the Law Center Builders Society. He is being honored for his commitment to and dedication to the success of the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center since it was founded in 1980.

October 2011 – Genevieve Peeples was appointed co-chair of the New Lawyers Committee for the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section. Along with her co-chair, Ms. Peeples coordinated and launched the Section’s mentoring program to nurture lawyers new to the profession by matching junior lawyers with seasoned labor and employment law practitioners who are also leaders in the Section.

September 23, 2011 – Seth Greenberg speaks on panel discussing Trends in Public Sector Collective Bargaining during the Fall Meeting of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section held in Saratoga Springs, New York.

May 31, 2011 – Seth Greenberg’s article The New Water Cooler: How Social Media Has Transformed the “Workplace” for Public Employees appears in the Spring 2011 (Vol. 36, No. 1) edition of the Labor and Employment Law Journal, a publication of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

April 14, 2011 – Linda Keller and Genevieve Peeples participate in Career Day at Middle School 172 in Floral Park, Queens.

February 7, 2011 – Genevieve Peeples was appointed co-liaison for the New York State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section to the Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section.

2010

November 29, 2010 – An article by Seth Greenberg, entitled 2009-10 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Labor and Employment appears in the Fall 2010 (Vol. 35, No. 3) edition of the Labor and Employment Law Journal, a publication of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

November 2, 2010 – Seth Greenberg speaks at the New York State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section’s Fall Meeting and presents A Lawyer Cannot Serve Two Masters!: Ethical Issues Surrounding Third Party Payer Situations From A Union Attorney’s Perspective (Longboat Key, FL)

September 7, 2010 – GBG expands its practice, opening a satellite office in Manhattan at 100 Church Street.

September 1, 2010 – Linda Keller joins GBG as an associate. A 2008 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, Linda previously was employed at a law firm handling litigation associated with civil rights claims and personal injury, among other matters. In 2007, Ms. Keller also served as a judicial intern for United States Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

July 16, 2010 – Seth Greenberg serves as co-panelist at the New England Consortium of State Labor Relations Agencies’ 11th Annual Conference (New Haven, CT) and presents Legal Ethics in the Electronic Age – Who is Watching Whom?

April / May 2010 – Seth Greenberg chairs a New York State Bar Association seminar entitled 2010 Legal Landscape: Public Sector Labor Relations and also presents Users Beware! Selected Ethical Issues for Lawyers’ Use of Internet Communications (New York City & Albany).

April 15, 2010 – Genevieve Peeples participates in Career Day at Middle School 172 in Floral Park, Queens.

March 2, 2010 – Harry Greenberg serves on panel at Police Conference of New York’s discipline seminar and presents on The Right to Negotiate Alternative Processes (Albany).

February 25, 2010 – Seth Greenberg presents Union / Employee seminar on Long Island entitled “New” Communication Technologies – User Beware! which addresses discipline and other legal issues regarding the use of social networking sites, blogs, and mobile devices (text and picture messaging) by public employees.

January 29, 2010 – Genevieve Peeples serves on panel presenting Public Employment in the 70s: A Look at Civil Service Law ” 71, 72, 73, and 75 at the New York State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section’s Annual Meeting in New York City.

January 28, 2010 – Seth Greenberg serves as co-panelist at the New York State Bar Association Municipal Law Section’s Annual Meeting held in New York City and presents Workforce Reduction Issues: A Union Perspective on Layoffs, Layoff Alternatives, and Age Discrimination Claims.

January 22, 2010 – Seth Greenberg spearheads the launching of Labor & Employment N.Y. (“LENY”) – the Official Blog of NYSBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section! Seth will also act as a blog administrator and is a monthly contributor. According to its first post, “The purpose of LENY is to provide timely notice of significant events and developments affecting practitioners of labor and employment law in New York. Blog posts will publicize recent rulings by state administrative agencies and courts, alert readers to news and events in the labor and employment law arena, and call attention to Section activities (including continuing legal education seminars, meetings, and other gatherings of interest).” The LENY blog can be accessed through the blogs section of the NYSBA website or directly using the following URL: http://nysbar.com/blogs/LENY/