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DiGennaro and Fyman Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal
March 16, 2018 | Janice J. DiGennaro | Avigael C. Fyman | Professional Liability
In a Decision and Order dated March 7, 2018, Janice DiGennaro and Avigael Fyman secured the pre-answer dismissal of legal malpractice claims in the New York County Supreme Court against their client, an attorney who represented the purchaser of a $6.9 million luxury townhouse condominium in a converted historic police station.  The purchaser maintained that, …
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Kutner Weighs In on Cigna-Express Scripts Merger
March 15, 2018 | Corporate | Health Services
Chris Kutner shared his perspective with HealthLeaders Media on the planned merger of Cigna with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts. His comments are informed both by his work at Rivkin Radler and his experience as general counsel at Vytra. Click here to read the article. …
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Rivkin Radler Makes a Splash at Women in Law Conference in Philadelphia
March 15, 2018
Nancy Del Pizzo was joined by Kori Clanton, Michelle Bohlan, Johanna Sanchez and Catalina De La Hoz at the Women in Law & Leadership Summit in Philadelphia on March 14. Nancy spoke on a panel entitled, “Who is My Mentor and Developing a Sponsor,” and ran a roundtable discussion on the topic. The panel talked …
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Ullman Speaks on Broken NDI Process
March 13, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman, a regular presenter at SupplySide East, the East Coast’s large ingredients trade show, will again weigh in at this year’s show. On Tuesday, April 10, in New York City, he will  present on the topic, “25 Years after DSHEA & the NDI Process Still Broken.” Marc will discuss how, 25 years and two …
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Mulè to Host Second BOSS Program
March 9, 2018 | Employment & Labor
On Thursday, March 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the second program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS). Scott Green will give a presentation entitled, “Employers: Learn How to Keep your Business out of Legal Hot Water,” in which he will discuss ways business owners can protect themselves from employment law liability. …
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Bruno Named to Law360 Editorial Advisory Board
March 9, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno has been selected to the editorial advisory board of Law360’s Legal Ethics Newsletter. Advisory board members are tasked with giving feedback to section editors about specific news coverage and improve the newsletter’s overall reporting. Jon will serve through 2018. …
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Schieber Secures Victory In Enforceability of a Forum Selection Clause
March 9, 2018 | Evan R. Schieber | Construction | Commercial Litigation
Evan Schieber secures a victory for a Condominium client concerning the enforceability of a forum selection clause.  The Court upheld a forum selection provision in  a settlement agreement that favored the Condominium.  The decision is noteworthy as it, for the first time, called into question the enforceability of a forum selection over a seemingly competing …
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Spero, Gordon & Farino Attend 26th Annual Moot Court Competition
March 8, 2018 | Bankruptcy
On March 5, 2018, Jeannine Farino, Stu Gordon, and Matt Spero attended the reception for the 26th Annual Duberstein Moot Court Competition in New York City. The Duberstein Competition is a bankruptcy law-related moot court competition sponsored by St. John’s School of Law and the reception is attended by bankruptcy professionals and judges from around …
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Lewis and Mandel Secure Summary Judgment
March 2, 2018 | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis and Anna Mandel secured summary judgment dismissal of claims against the firm’s client, an attorney. The action, venued in New York State Supreme Court Nassau County, was brought by a former client of the attorney. The dispute was based on the legal fees earned in connection with the underlying multi-million dollar contract. …
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Novikoff and Diviney Describe Harassment Prevention Strategies in LIBN
February 27, 2018 | John K. Diviney | Kenneth A. Novikoff | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff and John Diviney are featured in an article published in the Long Island Business News, “Listening To Women In the Workplace.” Click here to read. …
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Ullman Quoted in Article on Pre-Market NDIs
February 23, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in a Natural Products Insider article entitled, “Basic Omissions Doom Many Dietary Supplement Ingredient Notices to FDA.” The article discusses why the FDA objected to the majority of pre-market notifications for new dietary ingredients (NDIs) in 2017. Marc notes, “It isn’t a surprise when you submit an incomplete form to anyone that …
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Bruno and Mandel Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
February 22, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno and Anna Mandel secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting a sole claim for violations of Judiciary Law Section 487 against their lawyer client.  In dismissing the action, the Court adopted the arguments Bruno and Mandel raised, rejecting plaintiff’s “novel” theory and concluding that plaintiff …
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Riverso Quoted in Article for Sober Home Regulations
February 21, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
Pia Riverso was quoted in an online news source, Tap Into Yorktown, entitled, “Legislators, Sober Home Owners Call for Regulation.” The article pinpoints the harm that sober homes are causing in communities due to the lack of regulations over these private homes. In the article, Riverso informs, “Every day we drive by that facility, they’re still …
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Grill and Welch Awarded Strict Liability
February 14, 2018 | David M. Grill | Michael P. Welch | Insurance Coverage | Construction | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and Michael Welch obtained a significant victory on behalf of their client who owns a residential property in Brooklyn. Specifically, they were awarded partial summary judgment for the client on the issue of an adjoining property owner’s strict liability. The award was pursuant to New York City Building Code § 3309.4, for …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Four New Attorneys
February 14, 2018 | General Liability | Construction | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Insurance Fraud | Corporate
Uniondale, New York – February 14, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has welcomed four new attorneys, Christina M. Bezas, David I. Gise, Robert C. Kern Jr. and Amanda S. Reynolds to the firm. Christina M. Bezas, of Long Beach, N.Y., is an Associate in the Insurance Fraud Practice Group. …
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