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Bushwack Presents at USLAW Conference
June 21, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability

On June 3, Jacqueline Bushwack presented a program entitled “Incorporating Demonstrative Evidence into Your Case” at the USLAW Women’s Connection Conference in Lake Tahoe. The USLAW Women’s Connection serves member firms’ women clients who hail from a cross-section of industries and seek a networking environment that includes prominent attorneys, businesswomen and leaders from around the …
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Lewis to Present at E&O ExecuSummit
June 20, 2017 | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

On Wednesday, June 21, Shari Claire Lewis will speak at the 11th Annual Errors & Omissions ExecuSummit, where she will participate on a panel entitled, “Lawyers — Industry Consolidation, Data Protection, Duty of Confidentiality.” The summit, an educational event designed for E&O insurance professionals, takes place today and tomorrow at the Mohegan Sun Resort & Convention …
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Krinick and Gurdus Obtain Summary Judgment On Behalf of Hartford
June 20, 2017 | Array | Commercial Litigation

Evan Krinick and Jason Gurdus obtained summary judgment for client, Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co., in a declaratory judgment action in New York State Supreme Court, Suffolk County.  Plaintiffs, which included municipalities and a contractor, sought coverage from Hartford for several underlying lawsuits involving damage to roadways, water mains and related facilities resulting from construction work …
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Leno a Panelist at LI Commercial Real Estate Summit
June 19, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

On June 8, David Leno spoke on a panel at a summit entitled, “The Future of Long Island Commercial Real Estate,” sponsored by the New York Real Estate Journal. The event, held at the Holiday Inn Plainview-Long Island, attracted approximately 100 attendees. Rivkin Radler was a corporate sponsor.

Grover Victorious On Behalf of Chelsea Piers
June 16, 2017 | General Liability

Keith S. Grover obtained dismissal of a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of our client, Chelsea Piers, on June 13, 2017,  The plaintiff claimed that she was attending a catering party at Chelsea Piers when she tripped and fell on a single step, resulting in significant injuries and requiring surgery. In opposing our motion for …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Chair 5 NCBA Committees
June 14, 2017

The Nassau County Bar Association announced its list of committee chairs and vice-chairs today. The firm’s lawyers occupy a leadership position in five separate committees. Matthew Spero is chairing the Bankruptcy Law Committee which reviews recent decisions on bankruptcy law and their implications for attorneys who represent debtors or creditors. George DeHaven is chair of the Defendant’s …
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Rivkin Radler Co-Sponsors Sunrise WALKS Charity Event
June 13, 2017 | Evan H. Krinick and Brian L. Bank

On June 11, 2017, Rivkin Radler co-sponsored SunriseWALKS, a charity event to raise money so that children with cancer and their siblings can attend Sunrise Day Camp free of charge.  Evan Krinick, Brian Bank and their families represented the Firm in the walk.  The event raised nearly $750,000. Click here for more information on SunriseWALKS.

Del Pizzo Reappointed Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee
June 13, 2017 | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property

Nancy A. Del Pizzo has been reappointed, by incoming Bar President, Robert Hille, as Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee for 2017-2018. The New Jersey State Bar Association serves, protects, fosters, and promotes the personal and professional interests of its members. It serves as the voice of New Jersey attorneys …
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New Jersey Appellate Division’s Recent Decision On The Net Opinion Rule
June 13, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Commercial Litigation | Professional Liability

The New Jersey Appellate Division, in Satec, Inc. v. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., Docket No. A-5103-14T4 (App. Div. June 7, 2017) (approved for publication), addressed New Jersey’s net opinion rule in the context of an insurance broker malpractice claim.  Satec, a distributor of electricity measurement meters, filed suit against its insurance broker (and others) …
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Cannata and Misiti to Present at NYIPLA Seminar
June 9, 2017 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage

Michael Cannata and Frank Misiti will be presenters at the upcoming New York Intellectual Property Law Association CLE seminar entitled, “Hot Topics in Trademark Law.” The event is being held at the Princeton Club in New York City on July 19, 2017. Michael and Frank will presenting, “Don’t Go At It Alone: Insurance for Intellectual …
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Attorneys React To Supreme Court Patent Venue Ruling
June 9, 2017 | Intellectual Property

Michael Cannata was quoted in a recent Law360 article entitled, “Attorneys React To Supreme Court Patent Venue Ruling.” Michael, and other attorneys, provided commentary on the recent Supreme Court decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC which tightened restrictions on where patent owners can file infringement lawsuits. To read the article, …
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Kang Appointed to NJSBA Diversity Committee
June 9, 2017

Gene Kang has been appointed to the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Diversity Committee. The NJSBA Diversity Committee works with the entire NJSBA community to support the mission and vision of the NJSBA, and to ensure that diversity, in its many forms, is understood, respected and valued. The Committee works to promote equality in the profession …
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DeHaven Obtains Dismissal on Behalf of U.S. Industries
June 9, 2017 | George K. DeHaven | General Liability

George DeHaven obtained dismissal on behalf of client, U.S. Industries.  Plaintiff is a long-haul truck driver booked through a trucking broker to pick up rolls of rubber roofing material from our client in Michigan, and deliver them to the codefendant’s warehouse in Brooklyn.  He was injured when he attempted to assist the unloading process and …
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Glambosky, Honig and Gold Obtain Summary Judgment for NYC Owner/Landlord
June 8, 2017 | Erez Glambosky, Jeremy B. Honig and Dana E. Gold | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Dana Gold obtained summary judgment for their client, a New York City owner/landlord, in a commercial non-payment proceeding in Manhattan.  Following complex motion practice over the course of several months, Glambosky, Honig and Gold successfully obtained a conditional judgment of possession in favor of the owner and a money judgment …
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Panagopoulos Represents Client in Warehouse Sale
June 8, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

John Panagopoulos represented 280 Oser Avenue Realty LLC in the sale of a commercial warehouse located at 280 Oser Avenue in Hauppauge, New York. The purchase price was $3.8 million.

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