Bond In-House Counsel CLE Series: Campaign Contribution Limits / Lobbying Restrictions (6/5/08)

April 13, 2008

Program Overview
Program is live in our Syracuse office and transmitted via videoconferencing to our regional offices in Eastern and Western New York, New York City and on Long Island. Bond's technology allows real time interaction between the attendees in our regional offices and the speaker who will be appearing in Syracuse.

Please note that since this conference takes place in Bond offices, seating is limited. Therefore, early registration is recommended.

Lunch is included and will be served from 11:30 a.m. to Noon. Program begins at Noon.

CLE Credit
1.5 CLE Credits (Eligible for MCLE credit for newly-admitted attorneys)
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York. This program has been designated as providing the listed number of credits in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board.

11:30 a.m. - Noon
Registration and Lunch

Noon to 1:30 p.m.
There are detailed rules regarding campaign contributions, gifts, and lobbying, some of which are counter-intuitive. This program will review those rules and provide practical advice on compliance.

is a graduate of Le Moyne College (B.A., with honors, 1977) and Syracuse University (J.D., magna cum laude, 1981). Order of the Coif. Editor, Syracuse University Law Review, 1980-81.

Mr. Fernandez concentrates his practice in the areas of administrative and legislative law, health law, government regulation, and litigation, advising clients on the requirements of and compliance with State statutes and regulations. He frequently represents clients before the Legislature and state agencies and appears in administrative proceedings and in the courts. His experience runs the gamut from state contracts to constitutional issues to rate-making to regulatory compliance to minority and women-owned business enterprises. Mr. Fernandez frequently structures client's business transactions and negotiates contracts. He has handled numerous cases of first impression.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fernandez served as Assistant Counsel to Governor Mario Cuomo. Before coming to Albany, he was a trial attorney with the Civil Division of the United States Justice Department in Washington, D.C., and judicial clerk to the Hon. John A. MacKenzie, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Fernandez has written and lectured on various topics in health law, and administrative and governmental practice.