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Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP Named Exclusive Sponsor of the Long Island Region of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Greater New York Chapter

March, 2015 — Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP (the Firm) is now the exclusive sponsor for the Long Island Region of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Greater New York Chapter, the largest community of in-house counsel in the world. The Firm’s Long Island General Counsel Network group (LIGCN), headed by Firm Partner Joseph V. Cuomo, Esq., oversees the collaboration.

About the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, assoc. and other private-sector organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives. With an international membership of more than 36,000 in-house lawyers at more than 10,000 corporations and non-governmental organizations in 90 countries, ACC serves as the voice of the in-house profession.

About the Long Island General Counsel Network (LIGCN)

In 2009, the Firm, recognizing a need in the local business community, founded the Long Island General Counsel Network (LIGCN), an educational and networking program for Long Island and New York City metro area general counsel and other in-house attorneys. The LIGCN currently has over 200 members and maintains an active LinkedIn Group for its members to share and keep up to date with each other’s contact information and communicate with the group via an open email forum. The link to join the LIGCN’s LinkedIn Group is:  http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/64246.

Joseph V. Cuomo co-chairs the Firm’s Corporate Department. He concentrates his practice on the representation of private and public companies and emerging businesses with respect to business law and transactional matters.  Mr. Cuomo serves as “outside” general counsel to numerous middle market private companies.  His practice also encompasses the representation of institutional and individual investors (including venture capital funds) and private equity funds with respect to their portfolio company transactions. Mr. Cuomo is the founder and director of the Long Island General Counsel Network, a networking group for Long Island and NYC metro area in-house counsel. Mr. Cuomo was named by Long Island Business News as one of its “40 Rising Stars Under the Age of 40,” (2002) and L.I. Pulse Magazine as one of the region's "Top Legal Eagles" (2012). In addition, he has been selected by his peers as a New York Super Lawyers multiple times. 

Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP

Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island's most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs 60 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm's policy towards clients.

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