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Firm Wins Challenge to Historic District Denials

Firm Wins Challenge to Historic District Denials

  • 10/21/2013 8:18:00 PM
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In a decision that will have implications for historic districts across Long Island, the New York Supreme Court reversed decisions by the Village of Bellport's Zoning Board of Appeals and Historic Preservation Commission which barred the use of synthetic Hardi-Board siding on homes within one of its designated historic districts. Egan & Golden represented a homeowner who had twice been denied a Certificate of Appropriateness by the Bellport Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) and the Zoning B...
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Egan appointed Village Attorney for Mastic Beach

Egan appointed Village Attorney for Mastic Beach

The cover story in today's Long Island Advance breaks the news of firm partner Brian T. Egan, Esq. being appointed by the Mayor, and unanimously confirmed by the Board of Trustees, as the new Village Attorney for Mastic Beach Village. He also serves as the Village Attorney for Patchogue Village. Egan currently serves as Chairman of the Municipal Law Committee for the Suffolk County Bar Association.
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HIPAA Audits Coming Soon to a Practice Near You!

HIPAA Audits Coming Soon to a Practice Near You!

  • Health Law
  • 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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HIPAA Audits Coming Soon to a Practice Near You! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR), which is the main enforcer of HIPAA data privacy and security laws, recently released its HIPAA privacy and security audit protocols. The OCR HIPAA Audit program analyzes processes, controls, and policies of selected covered entities pursuant to the HITECH Act audit mandate. There are three main areas of HIPAA security and privacy that are covered:
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Moody's Raises Patchogue Village's Bond Rating

Moody's Raises Patchogue Village's Bond Rating

  • 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Our firm congratulates the Mayor and Patchogue Village Board on this milestone bond rating increase. Following a crowded three way race, Mayor Pontieri was elected to a historic third term by an overwhelming margin. Firm partner Brian T. Egan, Esq. serves as the Village Attorney, and was reappointed to a second term on the re-election of Mayor Pontieri. The Long island Business News story is here
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Egan & Golden Successfully Defends Village in Suit Seeking Shutdown of $100 Million Development Project

Egan & Golden Successfully Defends Village in Suit Seeking Shutdown of $100 Million Development Project

  • 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Egan & Golden, LLP successfully defended the Village of Patchogue and its Board of Trustees in a suit seeking to overturn a recently approved local law creating a Downtown Redevelopment District. Plaintiffs, a small group of residents and business owners, also challenged a site plan, submitted by Downtown Patchogue Redevelopers, LLC, that calls for the construction of the “New Village at Patchogue,” a 291-unit apartment and retail space complex in Patchogue’s bustling Main Street area. T...
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Egan named to Irish Echos 2013

Egan named to Irish Echos 2013 "40 under 40"

  • 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Firm partner Brian T. Egan, Esq. was named to the Irish Echo's 2013 "40 under 40" of national rising stars of Irish Americans. Egan was selected for his experience in commercial litigation and municipal law, as well as his leadership as a past President of the Brehon Society of Suffolk County, which is an organization of Irish American judges and lawyers.
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Egan appointed Village Attorney for Port Jefferson, NY

Egan appointed Village Attorney for Port Jefferson, NY

  • 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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The firm is pleased to announce the expansion of our municipal law practice group with the appointment of firm partner, Brian T. Egan, Esq., as Village Attorney for the Village of Port Jefferson, NY. A link to the article announcing the appointment is here. Among his activities, Egan is Co-Chair of the Municipal Law Committee for the Suffolk County Bar Association, and serves as the Village Attorney for the Villages of Patchogue and Mastic Beach.
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In celebration of a FIRST in Suffolk County

In celebration of a FIRST in Suffolk County

  • 10/16/2013 8:20:00 PM
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You don't get many opportunities to celebrate a "first". Rarer still are American "firsts", that are often relegated to dusty history books or ancient memories. That is why the firm was delighted to participate in the celebration of the trailblazing career of retired NY Supreme Court Justice Marquette Floyd. Justice Floyd was Suffolk County's first black judge, and a decade after his retirement, remains the county's sole black justice. The firm joined members of the bench, bar and community on F...
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Egan Judges Yale Trial Competition

Egan Judges Yale Trial Competition

  • 10/16/2013 8:18:00 PM
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Firm partner Brian T. Egan, Esq. was invited by the Yale Mock Trial Association to serve as a judge at the 2012 American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Regional Tournament held on February 11 and February 12 at Yale University, in New Haven, CT. The tournament is a highly competitive event, drawing teams from some of the best schools in the nation, including teams from the Ivy League. The top placing teams will earn bids to compete at the AMTA National Tournaments and, most importantly, the Natio...
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Firm represents LI bank in complex financing transaction

Firm represents LI bank in complex financing transaction

  • 10/16/2013 8:16:00 PM
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Egan & Golden LLP represented a prominent Long Island financial institution in the closing and purchase of a large municipal financing portfolio. The complex transaction involved the negotiation, structure and closing of the acquisition of a $5 million mortgage, which is secured by over 58 acres of land, and the assignment of an Installment Land Purchase Agreement. Justine Tocci, Esq. represented the client in the transaction. Egan & Golden LLP has extensive experience in representing corporati...
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