News & Events

Save the dates for the HSLD&G Summer BBQ and School Law Work Shop on August 24 and August 26, more information will be provided soon.

October 26, 2021 – James A. Gregory will be talking about “Student Discipline – Getting It Right and Avoiding Mistakes” at the New York State School Board’s Annual Convention in New York City on Tuesday 10/26/21 from 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM.

July 23, 2021 – Wendy K. DeWind will be doing a presentation about “Special Education Update- Trending Issues in the Education of Students Disabilities” in the New York State School Boards Association’s 2021 Summer Law Conference

July 15, 2021 – Daria Gerasimova will be delivering a presentation about Big Tech, Regulation of the Internet, Social Media and Free Speech ” at the  Broome County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar.

July 2021- John P. Lynch will present the Legal Update at the New York State MASLA conference to be held in Saratoga Springs from July 18 to July 23, 2021. More information is available here

June 24, 2021 – James A. Gregory will be talking about “Doing Student Discipline Right, including in a Virtual School Environment” in the 20th Annual School Attorney Law Conference.

May 25, 2021 – Daria Gerasimova will be delivering a presentation about “Big Tech, Regulation of the Internet and Free Speech. A discussion of recent litigation and developments” in the New York City Bar Foreign & Comparative Law Committee

April 15, 2021 – Special Announcement from HSLD&G We are pleased to introduce Daria Gerasimova who has recently joined our firm as an Associate Attorney effective April 15th, 2021. Daria graduated  with honors from City, University of London in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining our firm Daria worked in the UK and Russia We are delighted that she has joined our Firm and we look forward to her bringing her experience and education in her new role.


2021 – Special Announcement from HSLD&G – Congratulations to Cameron B. Daniels for becoming a partner. Cameron has been part of the HSLD&G Family for more than 10 years and we are so proud of his growth and success during all these years. His ethics, dedication, integrity, and professionalism make him an amazing part of our team. Good Job Cameron.


2020 – Special Announcement from HSLD&G Our Firm congratulates John P. Lynch for winning the Carlton F. Thompson/Sandford P. Tannenhaus Award this year. We are proud that the legal community has recognized  John for the same outstanding ethical and professional conduct that we have been privileged to work with for so many years. 

2020 – John P. Lynch presented a legal update to the membership of the Southern Tier Chapter of ASBO New York covering paid leave for voting, the Juneteenth holiday, Superintendent hearing officer decisions and mandatory COVID-19 testing in “yellow zones.”

In a decision with potential statewide significance John Lynch successfully defended the Watkins Glen Central School District in a case brought by The New York State United teachers claiming the District’s re-opening plan violated executive orders when three of four teachers requesting remote teaching were denied. Each teacher was given another accommodation. The Court found in favor of the school district.

 2020, Wendy K. DeWind becomes President of the Broome County Bar Association.

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