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June 17, 2014

Rivkin Team Scores Victory for GEICO in Second Circuit

April 16, 2014

Rivkin Radler Secures Complete Dismissal of Case Challenging Right to Use Peer Reviews to Evaluate MRI Claims

April 16, 2014

Rivkin Radlers Obtains Significant Victory on behalf of Olympic Gold Medal Winning Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma

August 1, 2013

Krinick, Levy, and Bank help secure Appellate Division affirmation of decision invalidating Mayor Bloomberg's Soda Ban

July 5, 2013

Appellate Court Upholds Insurers' Defense Verdict Involving Approx. $20 Million In Pending Claims

April 17, 2013

Ken Novikoff, Barry Levy and Brian Bank Obtain Victory

August 21, 2012

Rivkin Radler Team Secures Dismissal of More Than $30,000,000 in RICO Claims Against The National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds, Inc.

June 22, 2012

Litigation Team Scores Major Victory for Liberty Mutual

May 10, 2012

Identifying and Combating No Fault Fraud

November 14, 2011

Barry Levy and Michael Sirignano co-presenters at the NYACT's annual state anti-fraud conference

June 16, 2011

Rivkin Radler Team Wins Major Victory For New York Auto Insurers.

February 2011

Second Circuit Affirms Default Judgment In A Multi-Million Dollar RICO Action Stemming From Fraudulent Dental Practices

March 5, 2010

Fierce Litigation Battles Over Range of ‘Mallela' Issues

January 8, 2010

Five Years Later, Issues From Mallela Continue To Be Litigated

November 17, 2009

Michael Sirignano and Barry Levy co-present a seminar entitled, "Sue or Be Sued..."

August 2009

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. James M. Liguori, M.D., P.C., and James M. Liguori, M.D.

February 2009

An era of change ...

November 2008

Potential Claims Arising Out of Alleged Madoff Ponzi Scheme

July 22, 2008

First Jury Trial to Apply Malella Results In Unanimous Verdict on Behalf of Insurers

May 2007

Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Partner, Barry Levy and 6 New Associates

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Attorney Profile

Barry I. Levy

Partner

Barry I. Levy is a Partner in the firm's Directors & Officers Liability, Litigation & Appeals and Employment & Labor Practice Groups, resident in the Uniondale office. Mr. Levy's practice focuses on the representation of individual and institutional clients in the insurance, healthcare, financial services and labor/employment arenas where he provides counseling and litigates complex issues on their behalf. Mr. Levy has served as lead counsel on behalf of a wide array of clients and has successfully tried numerous complex cases in federal and state courts both inside and outside of New York. Among the areas within his practice include:

  • Counseling to healthcare, automobile, property, fidelity and life insurers on claims handling practices and investigation techniques, and working with them to develop fraud prevention, detection and recovery plans.
  • Representation of insurers in the defense of litigation challenging claim handling practices and seeking payment involving fraudulent claims.
  • Prosecution of affirmative actions to recover claim payments made by insurers to physicians, medical clinics, attorneys, public adjusters and others involved in systemic claims fraud schemes.
  • Representation of national and regional clients in the investigation and prosecution of affirmative litigation to recover assets lost as a product of defalcation and complex fraud and kickback schemes.
  • Representation of welfare plans and pension plans as well as their Boards of Trustees and plan administrators in matters concerning ERISA compliance, fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction provisions, challenges to plan denials of claims for benefits, challenges to investment decisions as well as delinquent employer contribution and collection claims. 
  • Representation of clients in federal and state litigation, arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings in matters relating to collective bargaining, work-place employment practices (including discrimination and sexual harassment), reductions in-force and other restructurings, employment policies and procedures, employee discipline and discharge as well as employment agreements, restrictive covenants and wage and hour practices.

Other Cases of Interest:

  • Andrew Carothers. M.D., P.C. v. Allstate Insurance, et. al (Richmond County 2008) 
  • Commer v. McEntee, et al., 2007 WL 2327065 (S.D.N.Y. 2007) 
  • Paulino v. New York Printing Pressmen's Union, Local Two, 2008 WL 5083493 (2d Cir., December 3, 2008) 
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. James M. Ligouri, MD, PC, et al., 2008 WL 5204468 (E.D.N.Y. December 12, 2008)
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Robert Scott Schepp, MD, et al., 2008 WL 1994856 (E.D.N.Y., May 08, 2008)
  • St. Paul Travelers Insurance Company, v. Dipak Nandi, et. al., 2007 WL 1662050 (Sup. Ct. Queens Co., May 25, 2007).
Barry Levy

Long Island
926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, New York 11556-0926

PHONE (516) 357-3149
FAX (516) 357-3333
barry.levy@rivkin.com

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PRACTICE AREAS

Directors & Officers Liability

Employment & Labor

Litigation & Appeals

BAR ADMISSION

New York

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

BAR AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York County Lawyers' Association, Committee on Federal Courts

EDUCATION

Ohio State University College of Law, Juris Doctor
The Ohio State University and Oxford University, B.A.