Joel H. Sachs, our esteemed Partner, Senior Counsel and friend, died on January 24, 2021. A consummate professional, Joel served his clients…
We are proud to recognize Drew Victoria Gamils as one of this year's recipients of the New York State Bar Association Environmental…
From time to time, Keane & Beane, P.C., issues Legal Alerts pertaining to developing legal issues of interest to our clients. On…
Congratulations to Drew Victoria Gamils on her recently appointed Executive Committee position of the Local and State Government Section of the New…
Nicholas M. Ward-Willis, as Section Chair to the New York State Bar Association's Environmental & Energy Law Section, writes to its Members…
Keane & Beane Associate Drew Victoria Gamils is featured in the New York State Bar Association's Environmental & Energy Law Section's 2020…
Joel H. Sachs is featured in the New York State Bar Association's Environmental & Energy Law Section's 2020 "The New York Environmental…
Last week, this firm issued a Legal Alert to our school law clients addressing questions related to the COVID-19 vaccinations. Recently, a…
On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, Steven A. Schurkman will present an online event "Estate Planning/Elder Law 101" hosted by the Tuckahoe Public…
On January 21, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Stephanie L. Burns will participate on the panel of The Lower Hudson…
New York State’s COVID-19 vaccination roll-out plan has reached the level where school personnel are now eligible to receive the vaccine. The…
First Time PPP Loan Recipients On December 27,2020, a new COVID relief bill was signed into law changing the Paycheck Protection Program…
Keane & Beane is thankful this holiday season for its many accomplishments in 2020. In honor of its 40th anniversary and recognizing…
Keane & Beane Member Jennifer L. Gray will Co-Chair the 2021 New York State Bar Association Environmental & Energy Law Section Virtual…
We wish all of our clients, colleagues and friends a joyous holiday season and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! 2020…
Joel Sachs contributed to a New York State Bar Association article by Matthew Krumholtz "What the Biden Administration Will Mean for Lawyers"…
On December 16, 2020, Keane & Beane Principal, Nicholas Ward-Willis, as the Section's Chair, hosted a New York State Bar Association, Environmental…
On December 2, 2020, Nicholas Ward-Willis chaired the NYSBA CLE Program Webinar "Superfund/Brownfield Update 2020: Federal and State Environmental Law and Policy"…
Keane & Beane is proud to announce New York Metro 2020 Super Lawyers has recognized Senior Counsel Joel H. Sachs (Environmental Law),…
On November 18, 2020, Keane & Beane, P.C. will present Part II of their Fall Webinar Series "The Retention & Disposition Schedule…
On October 31, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced new guidelines for out-of-state travelers coming to New York, effective as of Wednesday, November 4. …
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to sponsor the New York State Bar Association Environmental & Energy Law Section Fall Virtual Meeting.…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to announce its success in orchestrating passage of legislative Bills in both the New York State Assembly…
On October 29, 2020, Jennifer L. Gray will present at the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation's Zoning Board seminar which will cover topics…
The United States is in the midst of transitioning to the newest generation of wireless broadband technology known as 5G, which requires…
The Westchester County Bar Association Judiciary Committee has released its ratings of those candidates seeking Westchester County judicial positions in the upcoming…
Speakers: Jaclyn G. Goldberg and Suzanne E. Volpe Subject: Municipal Law/FOIL Sponsor: Keane & Beane, P.C. Date: October 21, 2020 Time: 12:00 p.m.…
On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., attorneys Jaclyn G. Goldberg and Suzanne E. Volpe will kick off Keane & Beane,…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to announce that Emily J. Westbrook has become associated with the firm.  Emily is the newest…
From time to time, Keane & Beane, P.C. issues Legal Alerts pertaining to new legislation or recent cases of interest. The State…
On Thursday, September 23, 2020, Sarah A. Steckler will participate as a Panelist to discuss planned giving trends and strategies as part…
On Thursday, October 21, 2020, Stephanie M. Roebuck will participate as a Panelist of the Westchester Women's Bar Association Education Committee along…
We are pleased to announce that Steven A. Schurkman has released the 21st Edition of  “Elder Law Q & A: Answers to Questions…
On September 12, 2020, Stephanie M. Roebuck assisted the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association in its presentation of New York State Mandated Governance…
From time to time, Keane & Beane, P.C., issues Legal Alerts pertaining to new legislation or recent cases of interest. New York’s…
From time to time, Keane & Beane, P.C., issues Legal Alerts pertaining to developing legal issues of interest to our clients. On…
Keane & Beane, P.C. has been recognized by the 2021 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America as a Metropolitan Tier…
Joel H. Sachs has been selected for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in…
From time to time, Keane & Beane, P.C., issues Legal Alerts pertaining to new legislation or recent cases of interest. On August…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to welcome our 2020 Summer Associates! Ellie Sheinwald is a rising 3L at St. John's University…
During the pandemic, New York State has been presented with a variety of issues and has implemented creative, well thought out solutions.…
Speakers: Stephanie M. Roebuck Subject: Education Law Sponsor: New York State School Boards Association ("NYSSBA") Date: July 21, 2020, and July 22, 2020 Time: 8:00…
On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the New York State School Boards Association will be presenting a two and a half day live…
Jennifer L. Gray was installed as a Vice President of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association during a virtual ceremony on June 17,…
Speakers: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis, Moderator Subject: Zoning & Land Use/Environmental Sponsor: New York State Bar Association - 1.5 CLE Credit Date: July 28,…
On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Nicholas M. Ward-Willis will moderate the New York State Bar Association's CLE webinar presentation…
On July 7, 2020, Nicholas Ward-Willis, who serves as Town Attorney to the Town of New Castle, was interviewed by the Rockland/Westchester…
  If you missed our webinar "Labor & Employment - Employment Issues Relating to NY Forward Plan" presented by Keane & Beane Attorneys Lance H.…
  If you missed our webinar "Preparing for Phase 3 Reopening – Commercial Leases During The COVID-19 Crisis, a Consideration of Legal…
On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Keane & Beane Members, Lance H. Klein and Jaclyn G. Goldberg will present "Employment…
From time to time, Keane & Beane, P.C., issues Legal Alerts pertaining to new legislation or recent cases of interest. Recently, Governor…
On June 12, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued issued Executive Order 203 (EO 203) directing local police agencies, including the NYPD, to develop…
On Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Keane & Beane's Education Law Department Attorneys Stephanie L. Burns, Ralph C. DeMarco, William…
Speakers: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Stephanie L. Burns, Ralph C. DeMarco, William Kang and Susan E. Fine Subject: Education Sponsor: Westchester Putnam School Boards…
Grab Your Lunch and Attend a Webinar on a Current Legal Topic! On Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 12:30 p.m., Keane &…
On June 18, 2020, Steven A. Schurkman will be a guest presenter at the Madison Planning Webcast on the importance of Wills…
Speakers: Drew Victoria Gamils, Eric L. Gordon, Andrew P. Tureaud and Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: General Practice Areas - COVID-19 Response Sponsor:…
Grab Your Lunch and Attend a Webinar on a Current Legal Topic! On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Keane &…
As Keane & Beane, P.C. celebrates its 40th Anniversary, so does our Office Manager, Barbara S. Durkin.  After graduating from Berkeley Secretarial…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
Richard L. O’Rourke, Jennifer L. Gray and Zachary D. Oliva successfully secured the dismissal of an action brought against the Town of…
Judson Siebert is highlighted in Elisabeth Haub School of Law's Haub Law Alumni Magazine Spring 2020.  Judson serves as the Managing Member…
On June 8, 2020, Nicholas M. Ward-Willis and Drew Victoria Gamils presented a webinar to a City of Beacon Local Business Working…
On Friday, June 5th, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPP Flexibility Act) into law. The PPP…
Grab Your Lunch and Attend a Webinar on a Current Legal Topic! On Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Keane &…
Speaker: Lance H. Klein and Jaclyn Goldberg Subject: Labor & Employment - COVID-19 Response Sponsor: Keane & Beane, P.C. Date: June 12,…
Grab Your Lunch and Attend a Webinar on a Current Legal Topic! On Friday, June 5, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Keane &…
On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 11:30 a.m., Nicholas M. Ward Willis, Eric L. Gordon and Drew Victoria Gamils will present at…
On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm), Nicholas M. Ward-Willis and Drew Victoria Gamils will lead the presentation of…
On Monday, June 1, 2020, Keane & Beane Principal Member Steven A. Schurkman will be a Special Advisor and Associate Sarah A.…
Grab Your Lunch and Attend a Webinar on a Current Legal Topic! On Tuesday, March 26, 2020, Keane & Beane, P.C. will…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg, Eric L. Gordon, Judson K. Siebert, Andrew P. Tureaud, Nicholas M. Ward-Willis, Subject: General Practice Areas - COVID-19…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress will premiere a webinar moderated by Richard L. O’Rourke and featuring Jennifer…
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress will premiere a webinar moderated by Richard L. O’Rourke and featuring Jennifer…
Speaker: Richard L. O'Rourke, Moderator: Jennifer L. Gray, Panelist Subject: Land Use and Development Law Sponsor: Keane & Beane, P.C. and Hudson Valley…
Speaker: Andrew Tureaud and Eric Kole Subject: Commercial Business/Real Estate Sponsor: M1 Capital and HGAR Date: May 14, 2020 Time: 10:00 a.m.…
On Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., Keane & Beane Member, Andrew Tureaud and Associate Eric T. Kole…
May 1st is the 40th anniversary of the founding of Keane & Beane, P.C. Although we are operating on a remote basis,…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
Speaker: Edward J. Phillips, Panelist Subject: Municipal Law/Business Sponsor: Town of New Castle and Chappaqua-Millwood Chamber of Commerce Date: April 30, 2020 Time:…
On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., Edward J. Phillips will join an expert panel webinar hosted by the Town of…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing Legal Alerts on a variety of issues as…
Speaker: Lance H. Klein and Jaclyn G. Goldberg Subject: Employment Law Sponsor: Westchester County Bar Association Date: April 24, 2020 Time: 11:00 a.m. -…
On Friday, April 24, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Keane & Beane members Lance H. Klein and Jaclyn G. Goldberg…
In addition to 2020 being the 40th anniversary of the founding of Keane & Beane, P.C., we wish everyone a Happy Earth…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Environmental Law Sponsor: New York State Bar Association - Environmental & Energy Law Section Date: April 16, 2020…
Speaker: Eric L. Gordon Subject: Municipal Law Sponsor: Keane & Beane, P.C. and Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Date: April 17, 2020…
On Friday, April 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., Keane & Beane, P.C. will co-host with Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress a panel…
On April 16th, Nicholas M. Ward-Willis will be moderating a free webinar panel discussion for attorneys on the impact of COVID-19 on…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues.…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, local governments and school districts are doing their best to conduct business while balancing the health, safety and…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
On March 13, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.1 (“EO 202.1”), to temporarily suspend the Open Meetings Law (Article 7 of…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
Keane & Beane started 2020 looking forward to celebrating its 40th anniversary as a firm.  None of us could have foreseen the…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane, P.C. is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of…
Maintaining operations at a wastewater treatment plant is critical during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) and…
New York State and Federal Income Tax Filing Deadlines Moved to July 15 New York City business and excise taxes penalties waived…
Hello all!  You’re all doing the impossible!  You’re educators.  You do the impossible every day.  And now you’re doing it to a…
Unfortunately, many school districts have been notified that students in the district have tested positive for COVID-19.  Such notifications have led to…
Executive Order 202.7 Shutters Personal Care Businesses and Further Reduces On-Site Workforce of Non-Essential Businesses   Empire State Development Corporation Issues Guidance…
Remote Notarization Allowed Under Cuomo Executive Order through April 18, 2020 March 20, 2020 To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19)…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
Attorneys are being inundated with questions about how the Coronavirus impacts the performance/nonperformance of contractual obligations.  In most situations, the answer lies…
The information contained in this Legal Alert is applicable as of today, March 17, 2020. Many situations are so fact specific and…
The United States Department of Education (DOE) has issued a Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during the…
To help our clients navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Keane & Beane is providing numerous Legal Alerts on a variety of issues. …
Municipalities are grappling with the COVID-19 virus and how to conduct business and comply with the Open Meetings Law (“OML”).  The law…
The Labor Relations and Employment Law and Municipal Law Groups have prepared the following memoranda to address some of the issues municipalities…
As of March 15, 2020, Governor Cuomo has issued three (3) Executive Orders (“EO”) relating to Covid-19:  EO- 202 issued on March…
Keane & Beane, P.C. by Andrew Tureaud represents Kela Tennis, Inc. in an action against the City of Mount Vernon pending in…
Keane & Beane represents members of Long Island real estate developer BEB Capital, LLC in an action against development partner William Catucci…
On February 28, 2020, an Order was signed whereby the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“DEC”) agreed to refrain from…
At a news briefing on February 25, 2020, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at…
Speaker: William Kang Subject:  Education Law Sponsor: MASLA Date: March 27, 2020 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: Wappinger Central School District, Board…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck Subject: Education Law Sponsor: WWBA; Diversity; Children, Families & the Courts; & Immigration Committees Date: April 2, 2020 Time:…
Keane & Beane, P.C. congratulates Horace Anderson, Jr. on his appointment as Dean of the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace…
Article 27 of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) was amended to create a new Title 28 for the New York State Bag…
Keane & Beane attorneys Richard L. O’Rourke, Jennifer L. Gray and Zachary D. Oliva were successful in defeating a motion to enjoin…
In a letter from our Managing Partner, Judson K. Siebert, Keane & Beane, as it embarks on its 40th Anniversary, would like…
On December 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act imposing a…
New York’s legislature enacted, and Governor Cuomo signed, a bill amending Education Law §§ 2509, 2573 and 3012. This amendment provides for…
Keane & Beane associate Suzanne E. Volpe has been elected to serve as Trustee of the Mamaroneck Public Library. She will begin…
Keane & Beane P.C. was successful in its representation of BMR-Ardsley Partners, LLC (“BioMed Realty") in regard to an Amended Site Plan…
On November 7, 2019, the Westchester County Bar Foundation recognized our Founding Member, Edward F. Beane as an Honoree at its 9th…
On October 29, 2019, Joel H. Sachs was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Westchester County Legal Aid Society for…
Speaker: Steven A. Schurkman, Esq. Subject: Elder Law Sponsor: AARP Yonkers Area Chapter #5427 Date: November 19, 2019 Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00…
Speaker: Steven A. Schurkman, Esq. Subject: Elder Law Sponsor: Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Date: November 10, 2019 Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Location:…
On November 7, 2019, the Westchester County Bar Foundation will recognize our Founding Member, Edward F. Beane, Esq., as an Honoree at…
Keane & Beane is pleased to sponsor United Hebrew of New Rochelle & UGC Foundation's 100th Anniversary Gala Celebration. All proceeds raised…
Keane & Beane is pleased to be a sponsor at the 102nd Annual Gala of The Hebrew Home at Riverdale Foundation's The…
Keane & Beane, P.C., is proud to be marking 21 years of working with our vendor/partner Mitch Lippman. Mitch first came to…
On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that the agency estimates will make 1.3 million American…
On October 6, 2019, Keane & Beane Member Eric Gordon rode 62 miles in Columbia’s Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center's Velocity Ride…
Keane & Beane Associate Eric T. Kolle elected as one of the new Directors of The Rockland County YMCA at its Annual…
Keane & Beane was honored to support and participate in the celebration and dedication of City of Beacon's Former Mayor Clara Lou…
On October 2, 2019, Jaclyn G. Goldberg will be presenting for New York Small Business Development Center (NY SBDC) at Rockland Community…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg Subject: Labor Law Sponsor: New York Small Business Development Center (NY SBDC) Date: October 2, 2019 Location: Rockland Community…
On September 19, 2019, Lance H. Klein and Jaclyn G. Goldberg will be presenting at the Mid-Hudson Association of Chiefs of Police’s…
Speaker: Lance Klein and Jaclyn G. Goldberg Subject: Municipal Law/Labor and Employment Law Sponsor: Mid-Hudson Association of Chiefs of Police (MHACOP) Date:…
Stephanie M. Roebuck will be assisting the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association in its presentation of New York State Mandated Governance Training for…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg Subject: Municipal Law Sponsor: New York Conference of Mayors Date: September 17, 2019 Location: Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY
On September 17, 2019, Jaclyn G. Goldberg will be presenting at the New York Conference of Mayor’s (NYCOM) Fall Training School for…
Congratulations to Joel H. Sachs for being selected as a 2020 best lawyer in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in…
Speaker: Jennifer L. GraySubject: State Environmental Quality Review ActSponsor: New York Planning FederationDate: September 18, 2019Location: Wallace Center at FDR Library and Museum, Hyde…
On September 18, 2019, Jennifer L. Gray will be presenting at the New  York Planning Federation’s Fall Training session at the FDR…
We are pleased to announce that Steven A. Schurkman has released the 20th Edition of  “Elder Law Q & A: An Introduction to…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is proud to sponsor the 20th Annual Senior Law Day to be held at the Westchester County Center…
Joel H. Sachs was named a Westchester Best Lawyer in the Fall 2019 issue of 914 Inc. Magazine in Environmental Law. Mr.…
Keane & Beane is proud to sponsor Pattern for Progress as they celebrate their 54th Anniversary at the 2019 Annual Reception with…
On June 21, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania.  The…
Speaker: Stephanie M. RoebuckSubject: Education/School LawSponsor: Keane & Beane, P.C.Date: August 15, 2019Time: 8:30 a.m. Location: Keane & Beane, P.C., 445 Hamilton Avenue, 15th…
William Kang has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the NYS Association of Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (MASLA).…
On May 23, 2019, the United States House of Representatives overwhelmingly (417-3) passed the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement)…
New York imposes a real estate transfer tax on the seller of real property (inclusive of cooperative apartments), or transferor of an…
In June, New York eliminated exemptions based on religious belief from the state’s requirement that children receive certain vaccinations as a condition…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck Subject: Education Law Sponsor: New York State School Boards Association Date: July 26, 2019 at 9:50 a.m. Location: DoubleTree by Hilton…
Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis and Joel H. Sachs Subject: Real Estate Sponsor: New York State Bar Association Date: July 11 - 14, 2019…
On June 14, 2019, the “Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019” was passed by the legislature and signed into law…
Issued earlier this year, Titan Concrete, Inc. v. Town of Kent, 63 Misc.3d 564, 94 N.Y.S.3d 817 (Sup. Ct. Putnam Cty. 2019),…
On May 23, 2019, Eric T. Kolle was voted into the Rockland County YMCA Board of Directors.  The organization was founded in…
New York’s legislature enacted and Governor Cuomo signed a bill eliminating New York’s religious exemption from immunization.  The bill, which may be…
On July 12, 2019 Joel H. Sachs will be the Chairman of a NYSBA program on Zombie Housing to be held at…
On June 12, 2019, Jennifer Gray was installed as Vice President of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association.  Jennifer also serves as co-chair…
The Appellate Term of the Supreme Court for the Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts held that a local municipality is not precluded…
Speaker: Steven A. Schurkman Subject: Estate and Elder Law Sponsor: Senior Law Day Collaborative Date: June 4, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.…
Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate Sponsor: Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR) Date: May…
On May 21, 2019 Nicholas Ward-Willis will be presenting at the Commercial & Investment Division (CID) Westchester Clean Energy Action Plan at…
On June 4, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Phelps Hospital's Residence Building Auditorium, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY,…
Speaker: Jennifer L. Gray Subject: Land Use - SEQRA Sponsor: Westchester Municipal Planning Federation Date: May 15, 2019 Location: Judicial Institute, Pace Law School, White Plains,…
Jennifer L. Gray has been selected to present at the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation Land Use Training Institute’s Land Use Law Update…
On April 12, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the annual budget bill.  Included in the bill is an amendment to Election Law §…
The role of an Advisory Council member is to provide advice and assistance making recommendations to Westchester County Department of Senior Programs…
The New York State Education Department has released proposed regulations implementing Education Law § 2-d.  The full text of the proposed regulations,…
The New York State Education Department has released proposed regulations implementing Education Law § 2-d.  The full text of the proposed regulations,…
Associate Sarah A. Steckler has been recognized as one of the New York metro area’s Outstanding Young Women Lawyers in Estate Planning…
Speaker: Stephanie L. Burns, Legal Counsel Subject: Education Law Sponsor: Keane & Beane, P.C. and Capital Markets Advisor, LLC Date: March 29, 2019, 12:00…
Keane & Beane is pleased to sponsor the Joint Capital Project Construction Meeting of the Southeastern Chapter of New York State School…
On Thursday, April 4, 2019 beginning at 12:00 p.m., Keane & Beane will host the White Plains Bar Association's 6th Annual Pizza…
Keane & Beane is proud to once again sponsor the Pace Women's Justice Center Fifth Annual Spring Cocktails for a Cause Party…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to announce that Amanda Magana has become associated with the firm.  Amanda is the newest member…
On February 11, 2019, the Honorable Thomas E. Walsh, II, J.S.C., Supreme Court, Rockland County, issued a Decision and Order which denied…
Keane & Beane, P.C. has provided several Legal Alerts on the Federal Communications Commission’s (the “FCC”) Declaratory Report and Third Report and…
In a recent decision, the Appellate Division, Second Department, held that the failure to challenge a planning board’s issuance of a determination…
Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate Sponsor: Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors Date: February 28,…
Speaker: Eric L. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray, Patrick J. O'Sullivan and Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate…
Speaker: Eric L. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray, Patrick J. O'Sullivan and Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate…
Speaker: Eric L. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray, Patrick J. O'Sullivan and Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate…
Speaker: Eric L. Gordon, Jennifer L. Gray, Patrick J. O'Sullivan and Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate…
On March 15, 2019, Con Edison’s natural gas moratorium takes effect.  After March 15th Con Edison will no longer accept applications for…
On February 14, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law. The Child Victims Act is designed to protect…
For over 45 years, New York’s Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) has given individuals the right to obtain copies of records maintained…
On January 18th, Con Edison issued a statement that effective March 15, 2019, Con Ed will not accept new  longer be accepting…
On February 13, 2019, I appeared and spoke at a Public Service Commission ("PSC") hearing on the Con Edison Natural Gas Moratorium.…
On January 18th, Con Ed issued a statement that effective March 15, 2019 – now just about a month away – Con…
On February 19th in Boca Raton, Florida, Joel Sachs will be a highlighted guest speaker at The Levis JCC Sandler Center's program The…
As you may be aware, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") commenced a review of school district compliance with Section 203…
On Friday, February 8, 2019 beginning at 8:00 a.m., Keane & Beane's Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate Practice…
On February 1, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill 2523/Assembly Bill 2852, which amends the Real Property Tax Law (“RPTL”)…
Speaker: Members of the Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate Departments Subject: Land Development & Zoning, Construction Law and Real Estate…
On January 18, 2019, Con Edison announced the demand for natural gas from new development is outpacing its ability to supply the…
In his capacity as an officer of the NYSBA Environmental & Energy Law Section, Nicholas Ward-Willis appeared before the NYSBA Committee on…
On January 18th, Con Ed issued a statement that demand for natural gas is “reaching the limits of the current supplies to…
On Tuesday January 22, 2019, Drew Victoria Gamils, Esq.  presented at Pace Land Use Law Center’s Corporation Counsel Round Table meeting on…
At its September 26, 2018 meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC”) considered and approved the Declaratory Ruling and Third Report and…
Speaker: Lance Klein and Jaclyn Goldberg Subject: Labor Law Sponsor: Municipal Administrators/Managers Association Date: January 16, 2019 Location: Doral Arrowood, Rye Brook, NY
Keane & Beane welcomes new associate, Eric T. Kolle, as part of its Real Estate and Business Transaction law teams.  Mr. Kolle…
Senior Counsel Joel Sachs and Member Patrick O'Sullivan recently handled the closing on a $5M historic mansion located in Irvington, New York,…
The week of January 7, 2019, Keane & Beane, P.C. will host a 1L Syracuse University College of Law student interested in…
Article 81 Guardianships can be a helpful tool for planning for a loved one’s care.  However, it is often the case that…
On Tuesday November 27, 2018, Drew Gamils participated in a panel discussion for Pace University’s Environmental Policy Clinic run by John Cronin…
On October 26, 2018, the Honorable Keith J. Cornell, Rockland County Surrogate, issued a Decision and Order granting a preliminary injunction sought…
On December 5, 2018, Richard O'Rourke will be honored with the Founder's Award at the Pace Law School's 17th Annual Alfred B.…
Richard O'Rourke and fellow Judges were awarded Certificates of Honor by the Putnam County Bar Association at its banquet held on November…
Associate Drew Gamils will be participating on panel at the Young Alumni Networking Event at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry…
Joel H. Sachs' interview by the Westchester County Bar Association was highlighted in the October 2018 issue of Westchester Lawyer Magazine.
At its September 26, 2018 meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC”) considered and approved the Declaratory Ruling and Third Report and…
On September 5, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Declaratory Ruling and Third Report and Order. This document is part…
On September 7, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed legislation that amended Civil Service Law Section 75 (“Section 75”), according due process protections to…
We are pleased to announce that Steven A. Schurkman has released the 19th Edition of  “Elder Law Q & A: An Introduction to…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject: Education Law Sponsor: Westchester Women's Bar Association Date: October 30, 2018 Location: Keane & Beane, P.C.
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject: Education Law Sponsor: New York State School Boards Association Date: October 27, 2018 Location: Sheraton New York Times Square
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg, Esq. Subject:  Labor & Employment Law Sponsor: New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) Date: September 27, 2018 Time: 10:45 a.m. Location: Executive Conference…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject: Education Law Sponsor: New York State School Boards Association Date: September 15, 2018 Location: Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES
Keane & Beane, P.C. once again has received recognition in the 2019 Best Lawyers in the New York City area, Best Lawyers…
Richard O'Rourke of Keane & Beane was quoted in a recent front page news article in the Journal News regarding a proposed …
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject: Education Law Sponsor: New York State School Boards Association Date: July 27, 2018 Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Location: Crowne Plaza…
On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court (“Court”) issued its ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and…
Speaker: Ronald Longo Subject:  Education Law - Janus Case and Its Implications for Negotiations and Employee Relations in New York State Sponsor: MASLA Date: July…
On June 28, 2018, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced DEC’s adoption of amendments to the…
Nicholas M. Ward-Willis has been elevated from Secretary to the position of Treasurer of the New York State Bar Association Environmental and…
On June 7, 2018, two municipalities for whom Keane & Beane, P.C. serves as Town Attorney received awards from the Westchester Municipal…
While you may be tempted to rush to court to seek justice, it is important to first exhaust all other avenues of…
Speaker: Stephanie L. Burns Subject:  Education Law - Ethical Dilemmas in the Representation of School Districts and Families Sponsor: New York State Bar Association…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg Subject:   Labor & Employment Law Sponsor: New York State Bar Association Date: June 4, 2018 Time: 11:50 a.m. Location: Crowne Plaza, Lake…
On June 1, 2018, Barbara Durkin, our Office Manager, will celebrate her 38th year at Keane & Beane, P.C. After graduating from…
We all strive to meet the costs of day to day living and to build and protect our wealth for our families. …
On June 9, 2018, Keane & Beane, P.C. will once again sponsor the Hudson Valley Walk to Cure Arthritis. Keane & Beane,…
Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis, Esq. Subject:  Municipal Law Sponsor: Westchester Municipal Officials Association Date: May 10, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Chappaqua, New York  
Speaker: Jennifer L. Gray Subject:  Municipal and Lane Use Law Sponsor: New York Planning Federation Date: April 24, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Location: Sagamore…
Keane & Beane welcomes new associate, Jeffrey A. Cohen, as a part of its Trusts & Estates law and Business Transactions law…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg, Esq. Subject: Labor & Employment Law Sponsor: Mid-Hudson Association of Chiefs of Police (MHACOP) Date: April 19, 2018 Time: 8:30 am…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject: Education Law Sponsor: New York State Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs ("MASLA") Date: April 13, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m.…
Just over a year ago, on March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its first decision in decades…
On April 23, 2018 (11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, with County Executives of Putnam, Rockland and Westchester,…
Keane & Beane welcomes new associate, Zachary D. Oliva as part of its Trusts & Estates law team. Mr. Oliva is a…
Keane & Beane is proud to sponsor the Pace Women's Justice Center Fourth Annual Spring Cocktails for a Cause Party at Lola's Mexican Kitchen, White…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject:  Education Law Sponsor: Westchester Putnam School Boards Association Date: March 28, 2018 Time: 8:00 a.m. Location: 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, New…
Speaker: Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. Subject:  Education Law Sponsor: Mid-Hudson Regional Affiliate of the NYS Special Education Task Force Date: March 15, 2018 Time: 12:00 p.m.…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg, Esq. Subject: Labor & Employment Law Sponsor: New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) Date: May 7, 2018 Time:…
Speaker: Jaclyn G. Goldberg, Esq. Subject: Labor & Employment Law Sponsor: Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) Date: March 15, 2018 Time: 12:30…
Speaker: Sarah Steckler Subject: Elder Law Sponsor: Financial Planning Association Date: 3/6/2018 Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Sam's of Gedney Way, 50 Gedney Way, White Plains, New York
If you are a private sector employer in the state of New York with at least 1 employee, on January 1, 2018…
Sexual harassment is a term that describes unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and/or other verbal or physical conduct of a…
Determining whether individuals are “independent contractors” or “employees” can be tricky. Yet the stakes are high, as a misclassification can lead to…
In reading the news, it is probable that students in New York State will seek to protest surrounding issues of school safety…
At the New York State Bar Association Environmental and Energy Law Section's Annual meeting, Nicholas M. Ward-Willis was elected by its members…
Nicholas M. Ward-Willis has been appointed by the Honorable Terry Jane Ruderman to serve on the 9th Judicial District Committee to promote…
Each year, the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press organizes what is known as “Sunshine…
Last year Governor Cuomo signed new legislation, the “Abandoned Property Relief Act of 2016,” to create Sections 1308, 1309 and 1310 of…
Nicholas Ward-Willis has been selected to participate in the Pattern for Progress Fellows Program.  The Pattern Fellows Program is an innovative leadership program…
Only three states, New Jersey, Maine and Colorado, require schools to permit students to use medical marijuana in school in accordance with…
In two recent cases, the Appellate Division, Second Department, overturned determinations that a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) was not required under…
Speaker: Judson K. Siebert Subject: Education Law: PILOT Agreements and Tax Certioraris and Their Impact on School Budgets Sponsor: Rockland County School Boards…
Richard L. O'Rourke, who serves on the Executive Board and as Corporate Secretary of the Pattern for Progress, was the subject of…
Keane & Beane collected toys to donate to White Plains High School's National Honor Society's 5th annual Toys for Tots toy drive!…
Judson Siebert has been named Managing Member of Keane & Beane, P.C. Mr. Siebert will serve as the third Managing Member of…
Keane & Beane is proud to announce that four of its attorneys were named as 2017 Super Lawyers and two Rising Stars. Congratulations…
Speaker: Nicholas M. Ward-Willis Subject: Environmental Law/Real Estate Sponsor: New York State Bar Association Date: 10/31/2017 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.…
Joel Sachs has been recognized in the Fall 2017 issue of Westchester Magazine's 914 INC. magazine as one of the best enviornmental…
The Town of Somers has approved a 66 Town House development and DeCicco's grocery store after a comprehensive environmental review. Keane &…
William S. Kang and Sarah A. Steckler have been selected as 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars. New York Metro Rising Stars…
On July 22, 2017, the Honorable Judge Nelson S. Roman, U.S.D.J., issued an Opinion & Order granting a motion for summary judgment…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to welcome senior associate Susan Fine to the Education Law Department. With over 15 years of…
Nicholas Ward-Willis assumed the position of Secretary to the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Environmental & Energy Law Section. The Section's…
Patrick J. O'Sullivan has been named President of the Estate Planning Council of Westchester County Inc. Mr. O'Sullivan has been a Director…
Jennifer Gray was recently featured in the New York Real Estate Journal's 2017 Women in Professional Services spotlight. http://nyrej.com/2017-women-in-professional-services-jennifer-gray-of-keane-beane-p-c
On June 28, 2017, Sarah A. Steckler will serve as Co-Chair for the Pace Women's Justice Center Third Annual Spring Cocktails for a…
On June 8, 2017, at a ceremony held at Whitby Castle, Richard L. O'Rourke was presented with the Above the Bar Award…
The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in the case of Fry, et vir, as Next Friends of Minor,…
Keane & Beane, P.C. is pleased to announce the opening of its New York City office at 505 Park Avenue, 20th Floor,…
On May 11, 2017, Stephanie L. Burns was sworn in as the President of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA). Ms. Burns…
Edward F. Beane and Joel Sachs were honored by the Westchester County Bar Association at its Annual Banquet on May 11, 2017…
Many new Legal Alerts have been posted to our Legal Alerts section!
On April 25th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., Keane & Beane will host The Lower Hudson Special Education Task Force in its presentation…
On April 29, 2017, Keane & Beane, P.C. will once again sponsor the Hudson Valley Walk to Cure Arthritis. Keane & Beane,…
The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision today in the case of Endrew F., et al. v. Douglas Cty.…
Keane & Beane, P.C., by attorneys Richard L. O’Rourke and Jennifer Gray, was pleased to have served as counsel to one of…
On January 19, 2017, the New York State Commissioner of Education issued a decision in Appeal of Amanda DeRosa, Decision No. 17,028…
Last evening the Trump administration determined to withdraw the federal guidelines relating to transgender students in public schools. In doing so, the…
The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision today in the case of Fry, et vir, as Next Friends of…
Recently, in Congregation Ateres Yisroel v. Town of Ramapo (2017 NY Slip Op 00287), the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division,…
On February 8, 2017, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released for public comment a draft rulemaking to update…
Keane & Beane welcomes new associate, Drew Victoria Gamils as part of its municipal law team. Ms. Gamils is a 2016 graduate…
Joel H. Sachs will be the Chair of a program sponsored by the New York State Bar Association on the Zombie House…
Keane & Beane was pleased to donate over 100 pairs of shoes and participate in the Progressive Foot Care's 9th Annual Holiday Shoe…
Keane & Beane, P.C. Member, William Kang, has been listed as a Rising Star in the New York Metro 2016 Super Lawyers…
Joel Sachs has been appointed by the New York State Bar Association to Co-Chair a statewide Task Force on Zombie Housing. Mr. Sachs…
Joel H. Sachs received recognition by Martindale-Hubbell for having an HV rating, the highest rating for attorney for 30 consecutive years. In addition, Mr.…
Keane & Beane welcomes new associate, Arin Liebman, as part of its litigation team. Ms. Liebman is a graduate of the University…
Keane & Beane, P.C. now has a facebook page!  Like our page for further updates and useful information! https://www.facebook.com/Keane-Beane-PC-175293282573175/?fref=ts
On September 27, 2016, Steven A. Schurkman will Chair the Senior Law Day Program for Westchester Public Private Partnership for Aging Services…
Keane & Beane, P.C. has filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the…
Nicholas M. Ward-Willis has been elected to a one year term on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association…
Keane & Beane, P.C. successfully assisted the City of Beacon Police Department (“Beacon P.D.”) in navigating and closing an investigation commenced by…
Richard L. O'Rourke has been named Treasurer of the Westchester County Bar Foundation ("WBF").  His Term of Office will continue until December…
Nicholas M. Ward-Willis has been elected President of the White Plains Bar Association for its 2016/2017 term.  Mr. Ward-Willis is a long…
Keane & Beane, P.C. continues in its representation to bring a 1,000 megawatt, natural gas fire powered plant to the Town of…
Patrick J. O'Sullivan has been named Vice President of the Westchester Estate Planning Council. Mr. O'Sullivan has been the Director of the…
On May 21, 2016, Keane & Beane, P.C. will once again sponsor the Hudson Valley Walk to Cure Arthritis. Keane & Beane,…
On May 19, 2016, Steven A. Schurkman will Chair the Senior Law Day Program for Westchester Public Private Partnership for Aging Services…
On May 12, 2016, at its 2016 Annual Luncheon, the UJA-Federation of New York, Westchester Business and Professional Division will honor David…
The New York State Bar Association has announced that Joel H. Sachs, Senior Counsel at Keane & Beane, P.C. has been appointed…
Nicholas M. Ward-Willis appeared before the Westchester County Concussion Task Force to discuss the health and safety initiatives that were undertaken by…
Keane & Beane, P.C. Member, Jennifer L. Gray has been listed in the New York Metro Region Top Women 2016 Super Lawyers…
On March 7, 2016, the Honorable Richard M. Berman, USDJ, dismissed a motion for summary judgment made by parents against the Pelham…
On March 2, 2016, Stephanie L. Burns was elected by the members of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) to serve as…
On March 2, 2016, at the Westchester County Bar Association's (WCBA) Annual Past Presidents' Dinner, Joel H. Sachs received a Certificate of…
Sarah A. Steckler has been appointed by Mae Carpenter, Commissioner of the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS) to…
On January 26, 2016, the Honorable Susan Cacace, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, Westchester County, issued a Decision denying an Article…