AirBnB Article Published In New York Law Journal

Following his well-received presentation to the Suffolk County Village Officials Association, Mark Cuthbertson authored a journal article detailing the essential elements of his AirBnB presentation.  This article was published in both the online and October 23, 2017 print editions of the New York Law Journal.  A PDF of that article can be downloaded here.


Mark Cuthbertson Gives Presentation On Short-Term Rental Regulations to SCVOA

On October 18, 2017, Mark Cuthbertson gave a presentation at the Suffolk County Village Officials Association's annual municipal training event.  Mr. Cuthbertson's presentation, entitled "Homestay Companies: A Guide To Short-Term Rental Regulations," examined different approaches to regulating short-term rentals in light of the unique regulatory challenges posed by companies such as AirBnB. 

A copy of the PowerPoint that accompanied  Mr. Cuthbertson's presentation can be downloaded here.



Important changes to the Non-Profit Revitalization Act (“Act”)

Lewis A. Polishook, Director of the Division of Cemeteries issued a Memorandum dated June 30, 2014 in which he highlights the most important changes to the Non-Profit Revitalization Act (“Act”) 

The attached memorandum highlights the most important changes for non-profit-cemeteries. 


December, 2012

New York Courts website has information available to landlords without representation who wish to commence a holdover or non-payment proceeding against a tenant:

 http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/10jd/nassau/District/holdoverforms.pdf

  http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/10jd/nassau/District/NonPaymentManual.pdf

November, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy Relief

Many questions have arisen about pay issues after Sandy.  Click here for a helpful article summarizing some of the differences between exempt and non-exempt employees.

Click here for a useful compilation of information relating to disaster recovery relief from the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

February, 2012
The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act, which went into effect in 2011, imposes notification and record keeping requirements on employers beginning in 2012.  You may view additional information by clicking  here.

January, 2012
Mark A. Cuthbertson, Esq. appointed Receiver for U.S. Bank National Association, located at 3275 and 3285 Veterans Memorial Highway and 3279 and 3281 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, New York, which is a complex containing 4 separate buildings which contain approximately 40 offices, approximately 16 of which are occupied.

June, 2011
Attorney Jessica P. Driscoll was installed as a Director on the Board of the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association on June 14, 2011.

April, 2011
Kim O'Connell has joined the firm as a legal secretary.  Kim worked previously at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in New York City.

July, 2010
We are pleased to announce the addition of litigation associate, Joelle Perez, Esq.  Ms. Perez previously worked at Hofstra University and is also an editor for Juris Publishing in Huntington, NY.  You may view Ms. Perez's complete bio by clicking here.

May, 2008
The Law Offices of Mark A. Cuthbertson is pleased to announce the addition of litigation associate, Jessica P. Driscoll, Esq.  Ms. Driscoll is a 2002 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.  Following law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Raner C. Collins, Chief Judge to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Driscoll practiced in Boston at Collora, LLP (fomerly known as Dwyer & Collora LLP), where she specialized in complex civil and criminal defense cases in federal and state courts.   You may view Ms. Driscoll's complete bio by clicking here.

April, 2008
The Law Offices of Mark A. Cuthbertson is appointed as Agency Counsel to the Town of Islip Industrial Development Agency.

January, 2007
Doreen Flanagan has joined the firm as a legal secretary and paralegal.  Doreen worked previously at Kimco Realty Corp.

January, 2005
The Law Offices of Mark A. Cuthbertson appointed as Special Counsel to the Town of North Hempstead Commmunity Development Agency.