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Del Pizzo Presents at NJSBA’s Annual Conference
May 22, 2017 | Intellectual Property

Nancy A. Del Pizzo moderated and spoke at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA’s) Annual Conference in Atlantic City, N.J.  The presentation, entitled, “Social Media: How to Use It to Network and Market Your Practice without Violating the Law,” drew more than 50 attendees. Del Pizzo, who organized the panel for the event, is …
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Raia, Richman and Bushwack Contribute to USLAW Compendium
May 18, 2017 | Construction

Frank Raia, David Richman and Jacqueline Bushwack contributed to USLAW’s Construction Law Compendium. To view the compendium, Click Here

Landsman Named to NYREJ 2017 Women in Professional Services
May 18, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Marie Landsman was selected by the New York Real Estate Journal to profile for its 2017 Women in Professional Services series. To view the profile, click here.

DiGennaro and Belous Win Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
May 17, 2017 | Professional Liability

Janice DiGennaro and Todd Belous were successful on a pre-answer motion to dismiss granted in favor of our client, an attorney, who was accused of the unauthorized and improper removal of attorney escrow funds. In 2006, our client represented plaintiff in the back-to-back sale of his residential property and the purchase of a larger replacement property. Ten …
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Iseman, Cunningham, Riester and Hyde to Merge with Rivkin Radler
May 17, 2017

Rivkin Radler, one of the Northeast’s leading law firms with three offices and more than 165 attorneys, is merging with the long-time Albany-based law firm of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester and Hyde (ICRH), with offices in Albany and Poughkeepsie, effective July 1, 2017. The firm will be known as Rivkin Radler and will feature one of …
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Spero Moderates NCBA Presentation
May 16, 2017 | Bankruptcy

Matt Spero moderated a presentation to the Nassau County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee. The presentation was titled, “Liquidating a Client’s Assets in the State Courts: Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors and Receiverships.”

Spero Moderates NYSBA Presentation
May 12, 2017 | Bankruptcy

Matt Spero moderated a presentation to the New York State Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee. The presentation was titled, “Facilitating the Sale of an Environmentally Contaminated Real Property through Bankruptcy.”

DiGennaro and Lastorino Prevail on a Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
May 12, 2017 | Professional Liability

Janice DiGennaro and Carol Lastorino obtained a pre-answer dismissal of claims against their attorney client for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).  The FDCPA imposes strict liability on debt collectors, including debt collection law firms, that violate the statute’s provisions. Plaintiff’s FDCPA claims flowed from defendant’s commencement of a mortgage foreclosure …
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D’Amaro Completes Lease Negotations for NYC Restaurant
May 6, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Louis D’Amaro represented a landlord in lease negotiations, resulting in a 15-year lease with an option to renew, for a trendy Asian restaurant located on the Upper East Side.

Holahan Obtains Emergent Stay
May 4, 2017 | Commercial Litigation

On April 28, Frank Holahan was successful in obtaining from the New Jersey Supreme Court an emergent stay of a commercial mortgage foreclosure sale, scheduled to be conducted on May 4, of a developer-client’s Union City, New Jersey, property. The emergent stay followed the trial court’s and the Appellate Division’s denials of the emergent stay …
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Mascia Receives NYSBA Pro Bono Award
May 3, 2017 | Corporate

Henry Mascia received the New York State Bar Association’s President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Tenth Judicial District. This award is presented to publicly recognize and thank those individuals who provide such service and also to convey a message to the profession and the public about the importance of pro bono efforts in achieving …
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Cornachio and Leno Present at National Business Institute Seminar
May 3, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

William Cornachio and David Leno presented a CLE program entitled, “Advanced Real Estate Transactions: A Practical Guide to Complex Matters,” for the National Business Institute. William presented the topic, “Problems at Closing: Moving Past Difficulties and Sidestepping Malpractice Claims,” and David presented, “Zoning, Subdivisions and Easements: Resolving Issues That Affect Transactions.” For more information on …
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Lewis To Present at E&O Insurance ExecuSummit
May 1, 2017 | Professional Liability

Shari Claire Lewis will be a presenter at the 11th annual E&O ExecuSummit being held June 20 & 21 in Uncasville, CT. This educational event is specifically designed for E&O insurance professionals and provides a unique opportunity to get the information you need to succeed in this rapidly changing environment. Shari Lewis will be presenting, …
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DiGennaro a panelist at NYSBA CLE entitled, “Ethics 2017: Legal Ethics in the Real World”
May 1, 2017 | Professional Liability

Janice DiGennaro will a panelist at the New York State Bar Association’s CLE entitled, ” Ethics 2017:  Legal Ethics In the Real World”.  Janice’s topic is “Review of Recent Ethics Opinions and the New York Rules of Professional Conduct.” Topics to be covered include: Business Development Fees and Other Compensation Forms of Practice Advertising and Solicitation …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Health Services Partner Jeffrey P. Rust
April 27, 2017 | Health Services | Corporate

Uniondale,  New York – April 2017 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Jeffrey P. Rust has joined the firm as a Partner in the firm’s Health Services and Corporate Practice Groups. Mr. Rust applies extensive transactional skills and experience in the representation of hospitals, health systems, multi- and …
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