Recent News - Brian L. Bank


Rivkin Radler Presents Panel Program, “Defending a False Claims Act Allegation”
October 24, 2017 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Thursday, November 16, Rivkin Radler will present a panel program entitled, Defending an FCA Allegation: Forewarned Is Forearmed. Moderated by Brian Bank, the panel will deconstruct real, unsealed False Claims Act cases. Panelists include Rivkin Radler partners Robert Iseman and Geoffrey Kaiser, Paul Kaufman of Northwell Health and BDO’s Patrick Pilch. CLE credits are available. …
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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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Bank Appointed ABA Committee Chair
August 16, 2017 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor
Brian Bank has been appointed Chair of the Employment and Labor Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. …
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Bank Moderates Panel at ABA’s Annual Meeting
August 11, 2017 | Brian L. Bank | Employment & Labor
Brian Bank moderated an American Bar Association CLE panel entitled, “Forecasting How the New Administration Will Impact Labor and Employment Law.” The program asked a panel of diverse labor and employment lawyers to analyze the new administration’s first 100 days in office and to forecast, based on that analysis, labor and employment law trends that …
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Levy, Bank, & Bholan Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissing All Claims Against Client
July 11, 2017 | Employment & Labor
Barry Levy, Brian Bank, and Michelle Bholan obtained summary judgment dismissing all claims asserted by local union officers against AFSCME International in an action brought in the Southern District of New York.  The action challenged AFSCME International’s imposition of an administratorship over the local union. The court, in granting the motion in its entirety, adopted …
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Levy, Bank, & Smith Obtain Dismissal of Civil RICO/Antitrust Lawsuit Against Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, and GEICO
July 7, 2017 | Barry I. Levy | Joshua D. Smith | Brian L. Bank | Commercial Litigation
Barry Levy, Brian Bank, and Joshua Smith obtained a dismissal of a federal lawsuit brought under the RICO Act and federal anti-trust laws against the firm’s clients, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, and GEICO. The Plaintiff, a formerly licensed New Jersey physician, alleged a vast conspiracy by the Defendants – including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie …
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Rivkin Radler Co-Sponsors Sunrise WALKS Charity Event
June 13, 2017
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. …
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Bank Named to LIBN’s 40 Under 40
November 16, 2016 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor
Rivkin Radler Partner, Brian L. Bank, has been named to Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 list. Since 1998, Long Island Business News has been honoring future leaders of Long Island under 40 years old who have already begun to distinguish themselves in business, government, education and the not-for-profit sector. Brian was selected because of …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that twenty attorneys were named to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and five attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous honor reserved for only the top 5% of all lawyers in a …
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Troisi, Bank & Kruglyak Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal
August 12, 2016 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi, Brian Bank, and Viktoriya Kruglyak secured a pre-answer dismissal of all claims asserted against our client, an insurance carrier, in a case where a bicyclist was injured when he collided with a box unloaded from a delivery truck insured by our client.  The Court dismissed the bicyclist’s claim for first-party no-fault benefits based …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2015 New York Metro SuperLawyers
October 1, 2015 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that sixteen attorneys were named to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and four attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars.  Rivkin’s four rising stars are Brian Bank, Erez Glambosky, Michael Schnepper and Jennifer Stineback. Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous …
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Grill, Schieber and Bank secure victory
October 15, 2014 | Appeals
David Grill, Evan Schieber and Brian Bank secured a victory before the Supreme Court, New York County in an action seeking damages against our client for the intentional infliction of emotional distress.   The Court agreed with the Firm’s argument that the plaintiff did not allege conduct that was so outrageous in character to meet its …
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Versichelli and Bank obtain pre-answer dismissal of all claims against client
July 22, 2014 | Appeals
Michael Versichelli and Brian Bank, members of the firm’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, obtained victory on behalf of client Kenneth Kalb by securing the pre-answer dismissal of all claims against him in a complex commercial dispute.  The dispute arose out of a contract entered into between Travelsavers Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Travelsavers Partner Services (“Travelsavers”), …
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Bank appointed Vice Chair of TIPS
May 31, 2014 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
Brian Bank, an Associate in the firm’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, was appointed a Vice Chair of the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Business Litigation Committee and a Vice Chair of the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Employment Law and Litigation Committee for the 2014 ? 2015 fiscal year.   …
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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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Krinick, Levy, and Bank help secure Appellate Division affirmation of decision invalidating Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban
August 1, 2013 | Appeals
Evan Krinick, Barry Levy, and Brian Bank helped secure a victory in the Appellate Division, First Department on behalf of Soft Drink and Brewery Workers Union, Local 812, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and others in a matter regarding the validity of the New York City Board of Health’s Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule, widely dubbed …
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Ken Novikoff, Barry Levy and Brian Bank Obtain Victory
April 17, 2013 | Appeals | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff, Barry Levy and Brian Bank, members in the firm’s Employment & Labor and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, obtained victory on behalf of Geno Auriemma, Head Coach of the 2012 United States Women’s Olympic Basketball Team in a nationally publicized employment discrimination lawsuit commenced by an employee of the NBA.  The New York …
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Ken Novikoff, Max Gershenoff, and Brian Bank successfully obtained the pre-answer dismissal of various federal antitrust claims
December 19, 2012 | Appeals | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff, Max Gershenoff, and Brian Bank successfully obtained the pre-answer dismissal of various federal antitrust claims brought by a freight forwarder against another freight forwarder that services the niche hatching egg market.  In Solent Freight Servs., Ltd Inc. v. Carlos Alberty, et al., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 179699 (E.D.N.Y. Dec. 18, 2012), the Court …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorney
March 7, 2011 | Appeals
William M. Savino, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of new associate, Brian Bank of Plainview, to the firm. “My partners and I are delighted to welcome Brian to Rivkin Radler,” said William Savino. “His experience and commitment to professional excellence will make him an asset to the firm …
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