On April 28, 2017, John M. Brickman and Andrew J. Luskin, litigation partners in the firm's Long Island office, presented a New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program on Basic Lessons on Ethics and Civility. Some 50 lawyers attended the program, held in Melville, New York. Mr. Brickman chaired the program and presented a segment on civility in everyday lawyering. He has led the Long Island presentation of this annual program for fifteen years. Mr. Luskin, who has spoken in this annual program for the last thirteen years, lectured on new developments in lawyers' ethics.