Past Events

Syracuse Chapter New York State Society of CPAs – Annual Taxation Conference and A&A Update

Speaking Engagement

November 20, 2019

Embassy Suites - Syracuse Destiny

Mary Anne Cody will be speaking on Estate Tax updates.

Labor Law Review


March 12, 2019

Drunlins Country Club - Onondaga Room

Mackenzie Hughes labor law attorneys will discuss such issues as dealing with workplace bullies, knowing and understanding your workplace culture, the value of in-house training, enforcing your workplace policies, and providing for an effective reporting mechanism.

Labor Law Review


January 15, 2019

Drumlin's Country Club - Onondaga Room

Mackenzie Hughes labor law attorneys will discuss the various laws and other issues that arise with respect to social media use and the workplace. In addition, the attorneys will identify some important employment law issues to watch for in 2019.

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Nonprofit Board Governance & Accounting Update

Speaking Engagement

December 13, 2018

Mackenzie Hughes LLP - 440 South Warren Street, Suite 400, Syracuse, New York 13202

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mary Anne Cody, Presenter

CNY Arts

Capital and CNY Region Bankruptcy Bar Association Annual Meeting 2018

Speaking Engagement

November 9, 2018

Cooperstown, New York

Anne B. Ruffer will be speaking at this event.  The topic of her presentation is “Grandparents, Grand Plans and Unplanned Disasters – The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Elder Law”.

Probate and Administration of Estates


October 3, 2018

Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel

Ami S. Longstreet is a chair of this program.  It is from 9:00 am through 5:00 pm on October 3, 2018.

Tax Reform and Your Clients

Speaking Engagement

May 17, 2018

Crowne Plaza Syracuse

Mary Anne Cody, Presenter
Society of Financial Service Professionals

Planning with your Client’s Retirement and Life Insurance

Speaking Engagement

April 25, 2018

Genesee Grand Syracuse

Mary Anne Cody, Presenter
NYS Bar Association

Electronic Discovery

Speaking Engagement

April 16, 2018

Washington, DC

Electronic Discovery: Practical Challenges and Working Models for the Modern Day Mediator, Arbitrator and Litigator

Dean J. DiPilato, Moderator
ABA 20th Annual Spring Conference
Washington Hilton, Washington, DC