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July 10, 2019

The New York Court of Appeals finds that a tenant may waive its ability to obtain injunctive relief in a commercial lease

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June 28, 2019

New York Fails to Legalize Recreational Cannabis – Decriminalizes Instead

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June 7, 2019

Tearing down silo city.

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May 1, 2019

Opportunity Zones: Hotbeds for Investment with Large Tax Savings

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April 17, 2019

Crossing borders. Why Colligan Law belongs to LAW.

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April 17, 2019

New York City Prohibits Marijuana Testing of Job applicants

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April 17, 2019

Now Open: Open Office Hours

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April 12, 2019

Joseph F. Saeli Jr. elected to the Buffalo Executives Association Board

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January 17, 2019

Legalized Marijuana is Coming to New York Sooner Than You May Think: What We Know and Don’t Know So Far

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January 4, 2019

Cheers! Our Top Stories from 2018

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January 2, 2019

2019 New York Employment Law Update

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December 5, 2018

SEC Cracks Down on ICO social media influencers

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November 29, 2018

Elon Musk and Other Securities Law Lessons for Entrepreneurs

October 3, 2018

Times They Are a Changing: New York Expands Marijuana Laws

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October 3, 2018

What You Need to Know about New York’s New Sexual Harassment Policy

June 22, 2018

BLJ – Ruling in Colorado bakery case prompts look at bigger picture

June 1, 2018

The Reason You’re Getting So Many Privacy Policy Update Emails

May 17, 2018

Legalized Sports Gambling – Coming to a state near you?

May 7, 2018

No Snakes on a Plane (or Dogs or Cats)? – Breaking Down United Airlines New Pet Policy

May 7, 2018

University at Buffalo Welcomes Venture Program As Startup Scene Charges Forward

May 3, 2018

Tenants May Waive Injunctive Relief in Commercial Leases

April 25, 2018

Colligan Law is First Western New York Law Firm to Accept Bitcoin

April 24, 2018

Recent Developments in Cryptocurrency Regulation in the U.S.

April 24, 2018

Startup Reads: 5 Recommendations from VCs and Founders

April 3, 2018

This Upstate City Just Banned Bitcoin Mining

March 28, 2018

How Buffalo gained national recognition as a startup ecosystem

January 3, 2018

Saeli to Speak At NYS  Bar Association Annual Meeting

January 3, 2018

Cheers to the New Year! Our top stories from 2017!

January 3, 2018

2018 New York Employment Law Update

November 14, 2017

Conservation Easements: Save Money & Keep Your Land with Your Family

November 14, 2017

Have a New York Pistol Permit? Time is Running Out to Recertify!

November 14, 2017

Marijuana In The Workplace Changing Times

November 2, 2017

Shawn P. Roche Joins Our Team

October 31, 2017

Christina J. Kennedy Joins Our Team

October 13, 2017

A Startup Sabbatical: What I learned from 11 months in politics

October 4, 2017

Be Prepared: Planning Ahead for Retirement

October 2, 2017

A Fresh Start for Farmers in Distress

September 25, 2017

Legal Elite of WNY 2017 – Joe Saeli

August 31, 2017

Exempt Salary Rule Invalidated

August 8, 2017

New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law—Coming Soon

August 4, 2017

Latitude – The 43North Podcast with David Colligan on Buffalo Angels

July 13, 2017

Racial Disparagement? The U.S. Supreme Court Rules on “The Slants” Trademark Refusal

July 6, 2017

How Community Capital Models Can Regenerate Upstate NY

June 30, 2017

Catching up on emerging legal practices.

June 27, 2017

Colligan Law LLP Sponsors Entrepreneur Expo

June 27, 2017

Buffalo Law Journal – Uber drivers: Proceed with caution

June 16, 2017

Buffalo Law Journal – Uber hounded by workforce, legal issues

June 15, 2017

Be Prepared: Planning Ahead (for Retirement and Disasters)

June 13, 2017

MATTHEW PELKEY NOMINATED AS “COMMUNITY CATALYST” IN UPSTATE VENTURE ECOSYSTEM AWARDS

June 8, 2017

Common Employment Pitfalls for Startups

June 7, 2017

Jurisdiction, Venue and Attorneys’ Fees: Three Critical But Often Overlooked Clauses in Contracts

May 24, 2017

Is a hotdog a sandwich? Yes, according to New York State law, it is.

May 18, 2017

Buffalo Business First – Nasir Ali talks about startups in Upstate NY

April 19, 2017

Independent Contractors in New York State

April 10, 2017

Colligan Law and Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW)

April 4, 2017

An Uber Welcome to Upstate New York

March 31, 2017

Erin Gormley Speaks at Mount Mercy National Honor Society Induction

March 8, 2017

Medical Marijuana Expands in New York

February 16, 2017

First Annual Critical Path Life Sciences Accelerator Program

February 16, 2017

Buffalo startup ClearView Social

February 15, 2017

Is the grass always… Oranger?: A DAY IN THE SYRACUSE STARTUP SCENE

February 13, 2017

UberPITCH

February 2, 2017

Critical Path Life Sciences Accelerator Program

January 24, 2017

Court Ruling Ensures There’s No Turning Back on Scajaquada Traffic-Calming Measures

January 4, 2017

Increased Salary for Exempt Employees in New York

December 16, 2016

Roundtable: Buffalo’s startup community

December 5, 2016

New York Wage Law Changes 12/31/16

December 2, 2016

Why Do Cap Tables Kill Startup Companies?

December 1, 2016

Robert Townsley Joins Our Team

November 23, 2016

David Colligan to Speak at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Rotary Club

November 23, 2016

New Overtime Rules Blocked

November 15, 2016

New Overtime Rules – December 1, 2016

October 24, 2016

Buying and Selling Dental Practices

October 7, 2016

Innovate WNY Podcast with Matthew Pelkey

September 2, 2016

David Colligan Panelist – Governor’s Sustainability Conference

August 31, 2016

Lunch and Learn with Joe Saeli

July 22, 2016

How to Approach an Angel Investor?

July 22, 2016

Colligan Law is a Proud Sponsor of 43North

June 22, 2016

Proud Sponsor of the 2016 Bright Buffalo Niagara

June 21, 2016

The Laws of LinkedIn in the Workplace

June 15, 2016

Colligan Law – A Law Firm of and for Entrepreneurs

May 27, 2016

Buffalo TechCast In the Arms of an Angel

May 27, 2016

Department of Labor Announces New Overtime Rules

May 17, 2016

Colligan Law Sponsors Bright Buffalo Niagara

May 11, 2016

Colligan in Columbia: Cyber-crime and economic development through private equity transactions

April 21, 2016

Buffalo Changemaker Series Featuring Erin Gormley

March 18, 2016

Here are 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs Growing a Business in 2016

March 1, 2016

Matthew Pelkey recognized by the Amherst Chamber

February 23, 2016

Business First Power 250

January 20, 2016

Proud Sponsor of the UVANY Venture Forum

January 5, 2016

Colligan Law LLP Promotes Matthew Pelkey to Partner

November 20, 2015

Giving Colligan Law Clients Experts Around the World: Shanghai, China

November 3, 2015

Proud Donor to Launch NY’s Crowdfunding Campaign

October 29, 2015

Region is now a viable place to start and grow a business

October 29, 2015

Buffalo’s image getting a boost from 43North

October 26, 2015

Buffalo Business First People On the Move

October 9, 2015

David Colligan Wins “Community Catalyst” at Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards

October 6, 2015

2015 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards

August 26, 2015

Goo Goo Dolls’ Robby Takac on forming the Music is Art Foundation

August 14, 2015

Fast Track Companies: Lloyd Products Inc.

August 14, 2015

“It’s a cause for celebration when outside investors show up to invest in our startups”

August 7, 2015

Geneseo Scene Alumni Profile – David Colligan

August 4, 2015

‘Rise of the Rest’ Bus Tour Comes to Buffalo

July 31, 2015

David Colligan re-elected as LaunchNY Board Chair

July 9, 2015

Launch NY Chair David J. Colligan on 43North Year-Two Application Results

June 12, 2015

David Colligan Receives Working For Downtown Fernbach Award

June 9, 2015

Giving Colligan Law Clients Access To Expert Lawyers Around The World

May 28, 2015

43North Competition Shines Light on Upstate

May 13, 2015

Erin M. Gormley Joins Our Team

April 27, 2015

3 Takeaways from the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration #ESHIP15

April 6, 2015

The Regional Economic Development Councils (REDCs) are Calling for Letters of Interest

April 3, 2015

Junior Achievement Business Plan Challenge

April 3, 2015

David Colligan Judge at SUNY Geneseo

March 24, 2015

43North Panel on Sales & Marketing

February 12, 2015

David Colligan 2015 Power 250

January 23, 2015

Business First Podcast with David Colligan

January 13, 2015

Colligan’s Idea to Re-Create History at Canalside

January 7, 2015

Pelkey Co-Director of Startup Grind

January 5, 2015

New Year’s is the Time for Corporate Resolutions as Well!

December 11, 2014

Matthew Pelkey to Speak on Distilleries

December 4, 2014

Starting a Distillery in New York

November 25, 2014

Tax Pitfalls for the Entrepreneur

November 10, 2014

WARNING – IRS PHONE FRAUD SCAM

October 10, 2014

Business First Podcast with Matthew Pelkey

October 9, 2014

Colligan to Speak at Rotary Club of Williamsville

September 9, 2014

Northern Access Pipeline 2016 Project

September 3, 2014

Lets Talk Business in WNY!

September 2, 2014

Next in Line for Hydraulic Fracturing Rules: Illinois

August 26, 2014

NO STANDING TO SUE: Lawsuits Seeking to Force New York to Complete Impact Review Dismissed

August 26, 2014

Colligan Heads to Denver for Lawyers Associated Worldwide General Meeting

August 26, 2014

Pre-seed Funding Looms as Unsolved WNY Problem

August 26, 2014

Buffalo Billion Initiative

August 26, 2014

Buffalo Angels Fund Tops $1 Million

August 26, 2014

David Colligan featured speaker at the Emerging Business Leaders Food for Thought

August 19, 2014

Colligan Law Attorney Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

August 19, 2014

The Maple Tap Act: an opportunity too sweet to pass up in upstate New York

August 13, 2014

Asset Protection Planning

August 11, 2014

Timber Owner’s Access to Timber Parcel Restored

August 4, 2014

Colligan Law Assists Property Owner in Defeating Adverse Possession Claim

July 25, 2014

DENTON, TEXAS: COMPLEX ISSUES SURFACE IN FRACKING DEBATE

July 10, 2014

COURT: TOWNS CAN EFFECTIVELY BAN HYDROFRACKING

July 2, 2014

Colligan Law Successfully Defends Employer Against Discrimination Claim

June 23, 2014

ALL IN THE FAMILY: When Family Members Disagree Over Land Use

June 10, 2014

NORSE ENERGY v. DRYDEN et al.: Important Decision Affecting Hydrofracking in New York State Argued Before the State’s Highest Court

June 9, 2014

Fred Gawronski Receives Award at St. Francis High School

June 2, 2014

Colligan Elected Chairman of the Board of Launch NY

May 30, 2014

Landowner Coalitions: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

May 29, 2014

Is Buffalo a top city for startups? (spoiler alert: yes)

May 7, 2014

Buffalo Startup Grind is here: where will you be?

April 25, 2014

15th Annual Autism Awareness Walk Sponsor

March 13, 2014

Fred Gawronski joins Our Team

March 5, 2014

Colligan Heads to Houston for Lawyers Associated Worldwide Americas Meeting

February 12, 2014

Business First – The Most Influential People in Western New York

January 31, 2014

Colligan Law Sponsors Tim Hortons Backyard Classic

December 18, 2013

Matthew K. Pelkey joins Colligan Law

October 22, 2013

Colligan Law Sponsors Gatsby Event, Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Statler.

October 22, 2013

Colligan Law Sponsors Girls on the Run 5k, Sunday, November 10, 2013 in Delaware Park

October 10, 2013

Anti-Fracking Fever Lowering

September 25, 2013

David Colligan – On the Waterfront

September 25, 2013

David Colligan Guest on Buffalo Means Business

September 15, 2013

Colligan Law Sponsors Bright Buffalo Niagara Venture Forum

July 24, 2013

Five questions with… David Colligan

July 15, 2013

David Colligan and Three Partners Open Colligan Law LLP

April 5, 2013

Industry and Environmentalists Reach Consensus on “Fracking” Standards

February 14, 2013

February 14, 2013

December 10, 2012

November 29th, 2012 deadline postponed 90 days

November 28, 2012

Force Majeure Case Decided

August 14, 2012

Home Rule vs. State Rule – Can communities in New York State stop or regulate drilling activities?

August 6, 2012

Transparency Ordered in Public Land Fracturing

August 6, 2012

Definitions

April 26, 2012

EPA Issues Final Air Rules for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

March 23, 2012

Flow Back Water Containment

February 27, 2012

Chemical Additives in the Fracting Fluid

February 8, 2012

Clean Water

January 18, 2012

High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing

December 28, 2011

Public Input

December 22, 2011

New York State Approach to Permitting

December 15, 2011

My Background

July 14, 2011

Purpose of This Blog