Keeping up with Denlea & Carton LLP

Please visit us often as we post news, achievements and events throughout the year.  Click on the link below for the full story, or contact us at for more information.

Sep 2017

Jeff Featured in 914INC.
914INC., the new business publication for Westchester County, recently featured Jeff in their 2017 Fall Edition.  The article, Meet Some of Westchester’s Best Lawyers, featured Westchester attorneys honored with the Best Lawyers designation from Woodward/White Inc. Congratulations again to Jeff on his selection to Best...

Aug 2017

Jeff Carton Selected to Best Lawyers 2018
Congratulations to our co-founder and partner, Jeffrey Carton, who has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2018 for Commercial Litigation. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both...
The Firm Successfully Defends Against OPMC Claims
The New York State Department of Health’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) is responsible for investigating allegations of professional misconduct by health care professionals.  We are privileged to help physicians defend against these investigations, which are often ill-informed and overreaching.  Recently, we were asked...

Jul 2017

Denlea & Carton LLP Recognized By Global Law Experts
Global Law Experts, the premier guide to leading attorneys throughout the world, has once again invited Denlea & Carton to be a part of their international network of leading practitioners. Global Law Experts is a recommendation service and reference source profiling the leading partners and...
Firm Retained by Prominent Anesthesiology Group
The Firm was recently retained by a prominent group of anesthesiologists to negotiate the terms and conditions of their affiliation with a significant hospital operating in Westchester County.  We look forward to helping the physicians ensure a long and profitable practice here in the community!

May 2017

The Firm Defends Against OPMC Claims
The firm was recently asked to represent the interests of an Internist and Infectious Disease Specialist against allegations of medical misconduct.  The investigation was launched by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC), part of the New York State Department of Health.  OPMC is authorized...
D&C Retained by Prestigious Yacht Club
D&C was retained by a prestigious Sound Shore Yacht Club, to conduct an investigation into employee complaints about a Club Manager.  There were grievances against the Club Manager for creating an allegedly hostile work environment. The firm conducted the investigation, rendered an extensive report and...

Apr 2017

Firm Wins Dismissal of Trademark Action
D&C successfully moved to dismiss a trademark action filed against its client in the District of Nevada.
Surgeon Cleared of Wrongdoing
D&C prevailed in successfully defending a prominent Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon in an action alleging negligent surgical treatment.

Mar 2017

Congrats to Peter on his recent victory in the Appellate Division, Second Department!
We represented a commercial landlord that was sued by one of its tenants for breach of the tenant’s lease.
How Trademarks Can Help Protect Your Startup
As an entrepreneur starting a business, one of the most important things you can do is come up with a great name.

Feb 2017

Powerful Women in Law
Congratulations to Joanna Sandolo and Lindsey Leibowitz, who were featured in the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals as “Powerful Women in the Law.”
Wishing you the best for ‘17
As January comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment and wish everyone a terrific year ahead.
Litigation News
The firm was successful in obtaining the dismissal of a complaint filed by a former employee of our client, who alleged that she had been discriminated against due to her medical condition.

Jan 2017

U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” For 2017
U.S. News & World Report has once again selected the Firm as one of the “Best Law Firms” in 2017 for its Commercial Litigation practice.
Michael Wright Joins the Firm
Denlea & Carton LLP is pleased to welcome Michael Wright to the Firm.

Dec 2016

Jeff Carton Selected to Best Lawyers 2017
Congratulations to our co-founder and partner, Jeffrey Carton, who has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2017 for Commercial Litigation.
Medical Reality TV Shows? “In House” Media Promotions? Not Without the Patient’s Permission
Myles and Peter were recently published in The Westchester County Bar Association's Monthly Magazine.

Nov 2016

Of Interest
In our continuing representation of the medical community for their litigation and transactional needs, please note some new and interesting matters.

Oct 2016

Founding Partner Honored
as Lifetime Achievement Member of
America’s Top 100 Attorneys
Congratulations to one of our founding partners, Jeff Carton, who has been recognized as a Lifetime Achievement recipient by America’s Top 100 Attorneys.
Denlea & Carton LLP Recognized
By Global Law Experts
Global Law Experts, the premier guide to leading attorneys throughout the world, has invited Denlea & Carton to be a part of their international network.
Jim Accepted as a Member of The Mass Tort National Trial Lawyers
We are proud to announce that Jim Denlea has been accepted as a member in The National Trial Lawyers: Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association Top 25.

Sep 2016

Jim, Jeff, and Peter Selected to Super Lawyers
Congratulations to Jim, Jeff, and Peter, who have been selected to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list.
Can Social Media Use Cost You Your Job?
The final of three articles regarding the “Use of Social Media in Employment Practices” has been published in the Westchester County Business Journal.

Aug 2016

Firm Supports Westchester Neuroscience
Research Foundation
The Firm is pleased to announce that it recently made a generous donation.

Jul 2016

“The Use of Social Media in Employment Practices,” Published in the July 2016 Westchester County Business Journal
Westchester County Business Journal Features Firm Article on The Use of Social Media in Employment Practices.

Jun 2016

Jim And Jeff Selected As Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Congratulations to Jim and Jeff who were once again selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
Women In The Legal Profession
Joanna Sandolo attended a panel discussion of Women in the Legal Profession.

May 2016

Firm Prevails On Appeal
The firm recently prevailed in the Second Department.
Denlea & Carton Prevails Before EEOC 
The firm has prevailed in a recent matter before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
“An Unbalanced Bill” As Published in The May 2016 Westchester County Bar Association’s Magazine
Jim and Matt's article providing guidance to medical practitioners was recently published.
Carton and Bartley Speak on the Use of Social Media in Employment Practices at Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) event
On May 6, 2016, Jeff Carton and Myles Bartley led a CLE event for the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Westchester/Southern Connecticut chapter (formerly Westfacca), regarding the Use of Social Media in Employment Decisions.  Along with fellow panelists Marc Milano (Division General Counsel & Corporate Secretary,...

Apr 2016

Litigation News
In our continuing representation of  the medical community in litigation and transactional matters, please note our recent successes. The firm successfully defended a physician from prosecution by the FBI and Office of the Inspector General amidst allegations of health care fraud and violations of the...

Mar 2016

Denlea and Carton, Members of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
The Firm is pleased to recognize Jim and Jeff’s continued membership as Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows. ...

Feb 2016

Myles Bartley receives highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Myles Bartley has received a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0...
Victory At Trial
Jim Denlea, Peter Freiberg and Matt Kelly were successful in defeating a $2.2 million claim...
Firm Participates in CLE Presentation
On January 21, 2016, Joanna Sandolo, Co-chair of the Westchester County Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee, participated in a CLE presentation entitled Federal Appellate Practice: The Rules and Beyond.  Joanna’s segment covered the ins and outs of Federal Practice from the attorney’s perspective.  Joanna was...
Death and Taxes – and Cliffs? : New York’s Estate Tax Exemption and the Financial “Cliff” and “Slide” for the Unwary
New York’s current estate tax law contains “cliffs” and “slides” which can have a significant tax impact on your estate, but there are mechanisms to avoid your estate having to pay the State of New York significant amounts that otherwise should go to your heirs....

Jan 2016

D&C Attorneys Attend Annual ACC Dinner
On January 28, 2016, Jeffrey Carton, Joanna Sandolo, Peter Freiberg, and Myles Bartley attended the annual dinner for the Association for Corporate Counsel Westchester County NY/Southern Connecticut (formerly WESFACCA).  The annual dinner brought together approximately 150 in-house and outside counsel for an informal dinner where the...
Changes to the Law of Disparaging Trademarks
Recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (the “PTO”) has been engaged in several cases regarding the constitutionality of the prohibition on registering “disparaging” trademarks...
Happy 2016!
Happy New Year
Denlea & Carton LLP Retained as General Counsel to Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York
Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York, a preeminent Hudson Valley neurosurgical practice, has retained Denlea & Carton LLP as its General Counsel. Founded in 1958, the surgeons in the practice are recognized among the nation’s “Top Doctors”, providing the quality of care one finds...
Jim & Jeff Selected to
the American Society of Legal Advocates
The American Society of Legal Advocates is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers. ASLA awards their Top 100 Lawyers designation to lawyers who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement. Comprised of less than 1.5% of all licensed lawyers nationwide,...

Dec 2015

Happy Holidays
A holiday message...
Denlea & Carton LLP Sponsors The Play Group Theatre
The Firm is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the not-for-profit organization, The Play Group Theatre, in anticipation of PGT’s December 19th holiday benefit.  Located in White Plains, NY, The Play Group Theatre creates opportunities for children in lower Westchester to experience the world of...
Denlea & Carton LLP’s First Annual Food Drive Results!
Denlea & Carton LLP’s First Annual Food Drive was a huge success.  In all, we were able to collect over 1,000 pounds of food to donate to the Food Bank for Westchester for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.  The Food Bank will distribute the items to...

Nov 2015

Jeff Attends TicTocStop Annual Gala
As a member of the Board of Directors, Jeff recently attended the first annual TicTocStop Gala Event. The TicTocStop foundation raises money to help find a cure or treatment for kids and adults with Tourette Syndrome.  TicTocStop is actively working to combat Tourette Syndrome through...
U.S. News “Best Law Firms” In 2016
U.S. News – Best Lawyers has selected the Firm as...

Oct 2015

On The Lighter Side…
National Boss Day was Friday, October 16. National Boss Day began in 1958 and has become...
Food Drive Underway At Westchester Park Drive Business Complex
Denlea & Carton LLP’s First Annual Food Drive supporting Food Bank for Westchester is off to an exciting start. Tenants of the Business Park Complex at 2 and 4 Westchester Park Drive are amassing a significant number of non-perishable food items for the Food Bank. Participants are...
Jim Denlea Has Been Recognized By The American Academy Of Trial Attorneys
Jim Denlea has been recognized by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys as one of the Premier...
Denlea & Carton LLP Obtains The Complete Dismissal Of All Claims By Debtor Against Prominent Neurosurgeon
On Monday, October 19, 2015, the Plan Administrator of Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester (the “Debtor”) stipulated to the discontinuance of...

Sep 2015

Firm Provides Guidance For Medical Practitioners
Jim Denlea and Matt Kelly provide guidance for medical practitioners. This article will explore...
Jeff Carton Selected To Best Lawyers In America
Congratulations to our co-founder and partner, Jeffrey Carton, who has...
Jim Denlea Elected Vice President
Jim Denlea has been elected to...
Firm Presents To ACC Sports & Entertainment Committee
Jeff Carton and Joanna Sandolo recently presented a “Legal Quick Hit” on...
Matthew E. Kelly Joins Firm
We’re delighted to welcome Matthew Kelly to the Firm. A graduate of...

Jun 2015

Scientista Foundation
Jeff Carton has been invited to join the Advisory Board of the Scientista Foundation. The Advisory Board consists...

Feb 2015

Myles Bartley & Lindsey Leibowitz Join The Firm
Denlea & Carton LLP is pleased to welcome Myles K. Bartley and Lindsey Leibowitz to the Firm.  Myles, a graduate of West Point and Boston College Law School, joins the Firm’s Complex Litigation Group where he will continue to work on complex, commercial matters.  Lindsey, a...

Jan 2015