Recent News - Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack


Bushwack a Two-Time Honoree at LIBN’s 50 Most Influential Women Event
October 20, 2017
Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack has for the second time been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News at a dinner held on October 19, 2017, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.  Jacqueline is a partner in the Complex Torts & Product Liability, General Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense practice …
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Bushwack Moderates Women’s Initiative Panel
October 12, 2017
On October 11, Rivkin Radler’s Women’s Initiative hosted a networking event to celebrate “Her Story: Lessons in Success from Lawyers Who Live It,” a book co-edited by Jacqueline Bushwack and published by the American Bar Association. The event, which was attended by several of the Firm’s female clients, was a cocktail hour followed by a lively …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 19, 2017
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys were named to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 10 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Jonathan B. Bruno – Professional Liability:  Defense …
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Bushwack Gets 2nd Term on NSC&FGC Board
June 26, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
On June 13, 2017,  Jacqueline Bushwack was sworn in for a second term as a member of the Board of Directors for the North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center (NSC&FGC). Incorporated in 1953, NSC&FGC is the leading not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island dedicated to restoring and strengthening the emotional well-being of …
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Bushwack Presents at USLAW Conference
June 21, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
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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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 …
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Bushwack, Schlosser and Romeo Obtain Partial Summary Judgment
April 25, 2017 | Construction | General Liability
Jacqueline Bushwack, Brian Schlosser and Jason Romeo obtained partial summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s claims pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6) in an action involving a construction worker bending rebar on a large construction site in Manhattan. While plaintiff articulated a laundry list of Industrial Code violations, the Rivkin team was successful in developing evidence, by …
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Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri Obtain Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice
April 19, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri obtained a Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice in a dental malpractice case involving claims brought against the Division Director at a University Dental Clinic.  Plaintiffs’ counsel claimed that the dental residents, who were under the supervision of the Program Director, committed dental practice in their management and treatment of the plaintiff.  …
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Bushwack and Schlosser Secure Summary Judgment
March 27, 2017 | General Liability
On March 24, 2017, Jacqueline Bushwack and Brian S. Schlosser obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation in a premises liability case venued in Kings County.  Plaintiff was an employee of an outside security contractor and allegedly slipped and fell on water while performing his duties patrolling Novartis’ manufacturing plant. Following a lengthy …
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Richman and Malerba successful in representation of medical management company
June 23, 2016 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Health Services
Congratulations to our partners David Richman and Ben Malerba who successfully represented a medical management company against claims by a physician who alleged that he was wrongfully expelled by his medical practice. The physician claimed that the practice’s medical board and management company did not have sufficient grounds to terminate his participation in the practice …
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Bushwack attends USLaw Women’s Connection Conference
June 14, 2016 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack represented Rivkin Radler LLP at the USLAW Women’s Connection Conference, “Strong Voices in Times of Crisis: Facing Adversity & Succeeding,” in Nashville, Tennessee. The USLAW NETWORK Women’s Connection provides a forum for women lawyers to collaborate, develop and advance the status of women involved in civil litigation through the strengthening of personal …
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Rivkin Radler Elects Four New Partners
January 1, 2015 | Appeals | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Employment & Labor | Health Services
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack, Justin Calabrese, Scott Green and Geoffrey Kaiser have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are exceptionally talented and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active members of the …
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Bushwack Among LIBN 50 Most Influential Women
September 30, 2014 | Appeals | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Health Services
Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack has been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News.  Jacqueline is a member of the Health Services, Litigation & Appeals and Product Liability & Toxic Tort Practice Groups.  Launched in 2000, the Top 50 Program honors the Island’s premier professional women for their exceptional accomplishments, …
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Brian Bank and Jacqueline Bushwack attend the ABA’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
August 8, 2013 | Appeals | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Health Services
From Aug. 8-10, attorneys Brian Bank, an associate in the firm’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, and Jacqueline Bushwack, an associate in the firm’s Health Services, Litigation & Appeals and Product Liability & Toxic Tort practice groups, attended the ABA’s annual meeting in San Francisco, California, where they each served as a New York delegate to the ABA …
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