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Negligent Hiring, Retention & Supervision

In today’s hyper-litigious society, employers must perform reasonable investigations of new hires and remain attentive to conduct of tenured employees, to ensure that an employee does not present an unreasonable risk to others. Types of Claims Employers have faced claims for negligently hiring a new employee, negligently retaining a bad employee and/or negligently supervising a […]

Website Accessibility

Businesses must proactively ensure that their commercial websites are easily accessed by people with visual, auditory, motor and/or cognitive impairments or brace for litigation throughout the United States. A growing number of lawsuits claim that websites that are not reasonably accessed by the disabled violate the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  See e.g., McDonald’s, […]

Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP Welcomes Jonathan J. Faust as New Partner

NEW YORK, NY, April 20, 2018 – Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan J. Faust will join the Firm as Partner and move his practice to the Firm’s New York office. Mr. Faust is a veteran litigator and enhances the Firm’s capabilities with his wide-ranging experience as a general commercial litigator […]

Facebook’s Data Practices Saga

As we all know, the personal data of about 87 million Facebook users have been “shared” without their knowledge with Cambridge Analytica (“CA”), a firm linked to Donald Trump’s 2016 political campaign.  Seemingly, Facebook knew of this incident in December of 2015, but Facebook users only found out this past March 17 when the New York […]

German Court Curbs Facebook User Terms

On January 16, 2018, and in another step toward reigning in Facebook’s data practices in Europe, a Berlin district court issued a €250,000 judgment against Facebook Ireland Ltd. and ordered the company to change many of its terms of use for German users of the social network.[1] Here are a few of the main points: […]

Europe’s Data Protection Regulation and the EU -U.S. Privacy Shield-the New Normal for Everyone?

During a September of 2014 Intellectual Property Law Conference in Duesseldorf, Germany[1], Birgit Sippel, a member of the European Parliament informed the audience that the Parliament overwhelmingly supported far greater restrictions on collector and processors of personal data than currently provided and regardless of where they were situated. Ms. Sippel went on to state that […]

Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP Adds Mark Peroff and Darren Saunders as Partners in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Firm’s New Times Square Office

NEW YORK, NY, July 31, 2017: Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP (“WKB”) announced that Mark I. Peroff and Darren W. Saunders have joined the firm, representing the next step in the firm’s expansion of its New York intellectual property practice. Both lawyers have practiced together for over 15 years and join from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, […]

Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP Welcomes Andrew Corcoran as New Partner

WASHINGTON, DC, July 17, 2017 – Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP is pleased to welcome the addition of Andrew Corcoran as Managing Partner of the Firm’s Washington, DC office. Mr. Corcoran is licensed as an attorney in New York and the District of Columbia and will operate out of the Firm’s Maryland office. Mr. Corcoran is […]