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Federal “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” Signed into Law: What Does it Mean for Employers?

After a few days of negotiation, the federal “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (Act) passed the Senate and was signed into law by President Trump late Wednesday.  Of particular importance to employers are provisions related to paid sick leave and paid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.  Both provisions will become effective not later than…

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Four Quick Tips For Small Businesses During the Corona Virus Epidemic

So you’ve followed all the CDC guidelines, obeyed the orders issued by Governor Cuomo, and heeded the advice of my colleague Chris Jones with the same fanatical devotion as a samurai obeying his master.  (https://www.mackenziehughes.com/blog/new-york-provides-for-additional-paid-sick-leave-and-other-benefits-for-employees-under-covid-19-quarantine-order/). But most companies in the US are heavily indebted, and almost all companies’ cash flow will be reduced to a…

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COVID-19: Mackenzie Hughes is here to assist you

To: Clients & Friends From: Anne B. Ruffer, Chair of Executive Committee Date: March 16, 2020 Re: COVID-19: Mackenzie Hughes is here to assist you As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on our community continues to evolve, we offer you our assurance that your Mackenzie Hughes legal team continues to be here to assist…

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Jillian DiLaura McGuire Named Partner at Mackenzie Hughes LLP

SYRACUSE, NY- Jillian DiLaura McGuire has been elected to the partnership at Mackenzie Hughes LLP. Since joining the firm in 2013, McGuire’s practice has focused primarily on family and matrimonial law, including all aspects of divorce, custody, equitable distribution of assets, and child/spousal support, as well as separation, prenuptial, and postnuptial agreements. A native and…

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Moses to Receive OCBA Distinguished Lawyer Award – Central New York Business Journal

Moses to Receive OCBA Distinguished Lawyer Award

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Megan K. Thomas Joins Mackenzie Hughes LLP

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Megan Thomas has joined Mackenzie Hughes LLP as an associate attorney and will concentrate her legal practice on civil litigation, including medical malpractice, construction and architectural defense, and appeals. Thomas spent six years as a Teach for America Corps Member prior to becoming an attorney. She currently is a member of the…

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Edward J. Moses Honored as the 2019 Distinguished Lawyer Award Recipient

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Edward J. Moses, a partner at Mackenzie Hughes LLP, has been named the 2019 Distinguished Lawyer award recipient by the Onondaga County Bar Association (OCBA). The award will be presented at the OCBA’s 144th Annual Dinner on October 23, 2019 at the Syracuse Marriott Downtown. The Distinguished Lawyer Award recognizes a superior…

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Mackenzie Hughes’ McGuire Honored as a 2019 “40 Under Forty” Award Recipient

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Jillian DiLaura McGuire, a family law attorney at Mackenzie Hughes LLP, has been named a 2019 “40 Under Forty” award recipient. The “40 Under Forty” award recognizes young leaders who excel in the workplace and give back to the community,” said Anne Ruffer, managing partner at Mackenzie Hughes. “Jillian is certainly more…

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Mackenzie Hughes Attorneys Earn Pro Bono

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – In two recent pro bono cases, Mackenzie Hughes attorneys secured positive results for their court assigned pro-bono clients. Christopher Powers represented a prison inmate in a civil rights matter against prison personnel. The plaintiff claimed he was unlawfully retaliated against by a guard for writing grievances about the guard’s treatment of him,…

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Extension of Contract From Centro

Mackenzie Hughes takes pleasure in announcing that it has been selected as General Corporate and Litigation Counsel to all Centro companies including Central New York Regional Transportation Authority, CNY Centro Inc., Centro of Oneida, Inc., Centro of Oswego, Inc., the Intermodal Transportation Center, Inc. and other related and subsidiary corporations of Centro. Mackenzie Hughes is…

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