Foley, Smit, O'Boyle & Weisman

Downtown Manhattan

Terms of Use

Please be advised that Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman’s web site is for purposes of information only and is subject to the disclaimers stated below, with which you are deemed to agree by using the web site. As used in this section on Disclaimers, the term Firm means Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman and includes its attorneys and others employed by or associated with Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman. As used in this section, the term web site means Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman’s Internet web site, every page of the web site, and all contents thereof, graphic representations, and links on the web site, in existence at the present time or at any other time.

  1. No Legal Advice. Because legal matters depend upon the specific facts and circumstances and the laws that may apply, any given case or other legal matter, nothing contained in the web site is intended to be nor shall it be deemed to be legal advice, counsel, or services to or on behalf of any person.

  2. No Attorney-Client or Other Relationship. Your use of the web site is not intended by Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman to create, and such use shall not create, any attorney-client, advisory, fiduciary, or other relationship with Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman and any person.

  3. No Solicitation or Advertising. As stated above, the web site is available to users for informational purposes only. Nothing contained in the web site shall be deemed to be a solicitation or advertisement of any kind for legal services or for any other purpose. In the event that the law or ethical rules governing the practice of attorneys in any state of the United States of America or other jurisdiction deem the web site to be a solicitation or advertisement of any kind, then Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman hereby advises the user that Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman retracts the web site and expressly withholds permission for any person to use the web site in that state or other jurisdiction for any purpose whatsoever.

  4. No Consent to Jurisdiction, Venue or Choice of Governing Law Outside of the City of New York, State of New York, United States of America. By this web site, Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman does not intend, and expressly disclaims, submitting Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman (including, as defined above, its attorneys and employees) to jurisdiction, venue, or choice of governing law in or of any state of the United States of America or other jurisdiction. To the contrary Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman (including its attorneys) and any dispute or disagreement with respect to or arising from this web site or use thereof shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its laws relating to choice of laws, and the forum to resolve any such dispute or disagreement shall be a court within the City of New York, State of New York, United States of America, and no other forum whatsoever.

  5. No Warranty of Any Kind. By this web site, Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman does not intend and hereby expressly disclaims (a) any warranty (whether express or implied), guaranty, representation, promise, assurance, or other statement that the web site is accurate, complete, timely, current, or reliable in any respect; (b) any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement; and (c) suitability, reliability, or applicability of all or any part of this web site. Moreover, Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman hereby expressly disclaims (d) that it can or will enter into an attorney-client relationship or enter into any other relationship or assume any duty (fiduciary or otherwise) with or on behalf of any person; (e) that the cases or comments discussed in this web site are comparable or applicable to any case or other legal matter involving any person; and (f) that any user or other person will obtain any particular result or outcome in any case or other legal matter.

  6. No Reliance by User. As noted above, legal advice and other legal services depend upon the specific facts and circumstances and the laws that govern any particular case or other matter. Therefore, Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman hereby gives every user notice that the user should not rely, and cannot reasonably rely, upon anything contained within this web site for any purpose whatsoever, including obtaining legal advice.

  7. Communication with Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman. Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman further advises every user that the user should not communicate anything (including any confidential or sensitive information, documents, photographs, graphic depictions, financial information, data, or files) to Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman through this web site. Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman does not and cannot warrant that anything so communicated will be or remain confidential. Moreover, any such communication through the web site or by electronic mail (email), regular mail, or other means of delivery shall not create an attorney-client relationship between Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman and any other person, and such communication shall not create a fiduciary duty or other obligation on the part of Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman to preserve, safeguard, or return anything so communicated.

  8. Licensing of Firm’s Attorneys. Each of Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman’s attorneys is licensed only in the state or states of the United States of America or other jurisdictions indicated in his or her biography, and one or more attorneys are certified as specialists in particular practice areas of the law. Nothing in the web site is intended by Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman (or its attorneys) to be soliciting or transacting business in any jurisdiction in which Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman (or its attorneys) is not duly licensed or otherwise authorized by the laws of that jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the first sentence of this paragraph, Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman does not make, but expressly disclaims, any warranty (express or implied), guaranty, representation, promise, assurance, or other statement that the biography or the license, other authorization, or certificate of specialization of any of Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman’s ¬†attorneys to practice law in and by any jurisdiction is valid, effective, current, or accurate.

  9. Change Without Notice. This web site is subject to change without notice, but Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman undertakes no obligation to amend, correct, or otherwise change the web site in any way or at any time.

  10. Designation of Responsible Attorney. In the event required by the law of any jurisdiction, but expressly subject to paragraph 4 (relating to No Consent to Jurisdiction, Venue or Choice of Governing Law Outside of the City of New York, State of New York, United States of America) above, Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman hereby designates (a) its office in the City of New York, State of New York, United States of America as its principal office and host server location; and (b) David W. Schweikert, of Foley, Smit, O’Boyle & Weisman at 100 William Street, Suite 1800 New York, New York, United States of America (10038) as the attorney responsible for this web site.

  11. Information About Web Site. For information or inquiries about this web site, please contact David W. Schweikert by email at dschweikert@fsow.com.