New York State has enacted the Salary Transparency Law (S.9427/A.10477), now in effect since September 17, 2023. This legislation requires employers with four or more employees to disclose the compensation or range of compensation in all advertisements for job, promotion, or transfer opportunities. Employers need to be aware of the new salary transparency requirements to […]
Notices and Announcements
Congratulations to Resort Developer Pritam Singh on his acquisition of a 945-acre former Boy Scout Camp located in the eastern edge of the Adirondacks. Mr. Singh plans to preserve the terrain’s picturesque nature while transforming the site into a family compound. Jon Lapper, a principal attorney with our firm, facilitated the purchase for Mr. Singh.
Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes, P.C. is pleased to announce that Jeffrey B. Shapiro has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Jeffrey is a graduate of the University at Albany where he received his B.A. in 2019. He also graduated from Albany Law School where he received his J.D. in 2022. While at Albany
Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes, P.C. is pleased to announce that Alexandra C. Rozell has been named a Principal with the law firm. Ms. Rozell joined the firm on May 3, 2021. Ms. Rozell was admitted to the New York State Bar and the New Jersey State Bar in 2015 and the Bar of the
It is with profound sorrow that we inform you that Paul Pontiff, a leader of our firm and legal community has passed at the age of 91. Paul joined our firm in 1962 and was active in serving his clients until his passing. A member of many legal associations, Paul is a past president of
On February 14, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law. The new law, which takes effect immediately, lengthens statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against minors for criminal and civil cases. Civil Cases For civil cases, victims now have until age fifty-five (55) to commence a lawsuit
Jonathan Lapper, Principal atttorney at Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes, P.C. has become a go-to lawyer for real estate deals. The Albany Business Review recently interviewed Jonathan describing him as the lawyer behind some of the region’s biggest resorts, apartments and hotels. Read the full article at Jonathan Lapper Business Review Article.
Attorney Patricia E. Watkins, a partner at Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes P.C. in Glens Falls, is the new chair of the Real Property Law Section. Watkins previously served as vice-chair of the Executive Committee of the section and currently co-chairs its subcommittee on Professionalism & Unauthorized Practice of Law. She is a member of
Richard J. Bartlett, Esq., died on May 6, 2015 after a lifetime of public service and unwavering dedication to the study and practice of law. Born in Glens Falls, NY on February 15, 1926, he maintained his connection to the North Country throughout his life. After graduating from Harvard Law School in 1949, Dick returned