Recent News - Shari Claire Lewis


U.N.-Affiliated Initiative Gets an Assist from Rivkin Radler
December 12, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Marc S. Ullman | Steven Shapiro | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Intellectual Property | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
The Island Women Open Network (IWON), created by the Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), signed an agreement engaging Rivkin Radler LLP for legal assistance. IWON’s main objective is to empower women and children at the grassroots level to transform the sustainable-energy sector of Small …
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DiGennaro and Lewis Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complex Claims
November 29, 2017 | Janice J. DiGennaro | Shari Claire Lewis | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Shari Lewis secured pre-answer dismissal in the Nassau County Supreme Court Commercial Division of complex claims of legal malpractice involving $70 million worth of real damages based upon alleged malpractice of predecessor lawyers in the prosecution of fraud claims.  The case was a legal malpractice within a legal malpractice within a fraud …
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Lewis Interviewed for Article in ABA’s The Woman Advocate
November 21, 2017
Shari Claire Lewis was interviewed for an article titled, “Negotiating in the Workplace, with Advice from Renowned Women Attorneys” in the American Bar Association’s Fall 2017 issue of The Woman Advocate. This article provides anecdotes from the lives of successful attorneys and their struggles with negotiating for a fair salary. To read the article click here. …
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Lewis Quoted in Tech Insurance Article, “Cyber Liability Insurance: E&O Insurance’s Secret Weapon”
October 10, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in an Tech Insurance article, “Cyber Liability Insurance:  E&O Insurance’s Secret Weapon.” The story discusses how cyber liability insurance, often included with technology professionals’ Errors & Omissions policy, can protect IT pros as well as their clients in the event of a data breach. Click here to read article. …
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Rivkin Radler Team Presents at SIDS DOCK
September 29, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On September 22, Nancy Del Pizzo, Steve Shapiro and Marc Ullman made a presentation to the Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) Island Women Open Network (IWON) at the Commonwealth Joint Offices in New York City. The presentation, which took place at the first meeting of the SIDS DOCK IWON Committee, described the legal services …
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Lewis A Speaker at IPALI
September 26, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was a speaker at Insurance Professionals Association of Long Island (IPALI).  Shari presented on data breach in the Equifax age and issues for insurance agents and brokers. IPALI is comprised of Long Island insurance agency owners and staff, insurance executives and owners of related industry businesses. …
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Lewis’ Column Published in Internet Law and Strategy Newsletter
September 6, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Lewis’ New York Law Journal column, “Social Media Grabs Attention of SCOTUS,” was published in ALM’s Internet Law and Strategy Newsletter. To read the article, click here. …
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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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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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NYLJ Article on Cyberstalking Case Quotes Lewis
March 8, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in a New York Law Journal article entitled, “Bharara Using Rare Cyberstalking Statute in Bomb Threat Case.” The story discusses the Southern District’s prosecution of Juan Thompson, suspected of making bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers to harass is ex-girlfriend. The complaint charges Thompson with causing her “substantial emotional distress,” …
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Mealey’s Publishes Article by Kenigsberg, Lewis and Savino
March 2, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Jay Kenigsberg’s, Shari Claire Lewis’ and William Savino’s article entitled, “Blockchain for the Insurance Practitioner,” was published in Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes and Mealey’s Litigation Report – Cyber Tech & E-Commerce. The article discusses the impact of a blockchain application, known as smart contracts, on the insurance industry. To read the full article, click here. …
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Lewis to Present at DRI Professional Liability Seminar
December 8, 2016 | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis will be a featured presenter at the DRI Professional Liability Seminar being held on December 8-9 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel 811 7th Avenue, 53rd Street New York, NY 10019. DRI’s Professional Liability Seminar provides information that will be useful to all attorneys and insurers involved in representing professionals …
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Lewis Discusses Cyber Attacks in SupplySide West Podcast
October 4, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis recently discussed how to identify cyber attacks and mitigate the risks in a podcast with Natural Products Insider. In the podcast, Lewis and Josh Long, legal and regulatory editor, INSIDER, discuss: Ransomware, hacktivism and other forms of cyber attacks; The costs of cybercrime to businesses; and Measures companies can implement to mitigate …
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Lewis, Balboni, Ullman & Shapiro to Speak at SupplySide West Expo
October 4, 2016 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis, Michael A.L. Balboni, Marc S. Ullman and Steven Shapiro will speak at the SupplySide West Expo being held in Las Vegas from October 4-8, 2016. SupplySide West is the world’s leading ingredient and solutions trade show where science and strategy intersect. Over a thousand exhibitors and 120 hours of educational programming attract …
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Lewis to Speak at CLM Conference in Boston
July 14, 2016 | Professional Liability | Health Services | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Shari Claire Lewis will speak at the 2016 CLM Boston Conference on July 14, 2016 at the Aloft Boston Seaport. Her session is titled, “The Suing Circle: Lawyers vs Lawyers.” For more information on the Conference, Click Here. …
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Health Services Practice Group Selected for Inclusion in The Legal 500
June 23, 2016 | Health Services
The prestigious Legal 500 has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings.  The firm’s Health Services Practice Group is listed in the Healthcare: Service Providers category. “Our Health Services group has made incredible strides this year,” said Managing Partner Evan H. Krinick. “The team deserves kudos for their client service, which was also recognized …
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Lewis, Giliberti & Goldberg Victorious in Product Liability Case
June 8, 2016 | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Shari Lewis, Frank Giliberti and Seth Goldberg achieved an impressive victory in a large product liability case venued in  the United States District Court in Des Moines Iowa.  It initially appeared that liability was a “sure thing” since it was impossible to dispute that the client’s alleged product had broken and caused substantial property damage. Through …
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Lewis Quoted in Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Article
May 11, 2016 | Intellectual Property | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in an article for the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance entitled, “For the insurance industry, where will technology have its biggest impact in the next five years?” To read her answer and the answers of three other industry leaders, Click Here. …
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Lewis to Present at SCBA
April 20, 2016 | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis will participate on a Suffolk County Bar Association panel discussion/CLE presentation entitled, “Cybersecurity and Cyberinsurance: When Hackers Attack Your Practice, Will You Be Prepared?” It is no longer a matter of whether your practice will be hacked-it’s just a matter of when. This program will tell you what you need to do to …
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DiGennaro, Green and Lewis to Speak at the 2016 Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Conference
April 7, 2016 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference features more than 80 collaborative educational sessions and keynote presentations designed by industry professionals to help attendees gain the knowledge they need to be on the forefront of the industry. Attendance at the Annual Conference is limited to 1,800 individuals and is balanced among CLM Members and Fellows. …
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Balboni and Lewis to Present Seminar
January 26, 2016 | Health Services | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
RedLand Strategies, Rivkin Radler and MSA Security will be presenters at the Greater New York Health Care Facility Association’s Understanding and Mitigating Security Risk in the Healthcare Setting seminar. Theft or breach of personal, medical, or financial information is a serious issue. With nearly every aspect of our lives being managed or impacted by computers, awareness of cyber security …
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Lewis Presents at Nassau County Bar Association
November 2, 2015 | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis to participate on a Nassau County Bar Association panel discussion/CLE presentation entitled, “Cybersecurity: When Hackers Attack Your Practice Will You Be Prepared?” Shari’s expertise includes all aspects of cybersecurity. The presentation covers what law firms can do to prevent a cyber breach, the importance of having a cyber insurance policy and what steps …
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Lewis quoted in Law 360 Article
April 24, 2015 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, was quoted in a Law 360 article entitled, “Social Media Class Notices Gain Traction But Carry Risks.”   …
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Lewis Quoted in New York Law Journal
December 22, 2014 | Intellectual Property
Shari Claire Lewis has been quoted in a recent New York Law Journal article. The article entitled, “Online Libel Judge Floats ‘Right to Be Forgotten'” deals with the subject of online privacy rights. …
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Shari Claire Lewis Featured in Long Island Business News Article
February 19, 2014 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Professional Liability and Product Liability & Toxic Tort practice groups, was quoted in a February 19, 2014 Long Island Business Newsarticle entitled, “Targeting Data Breaches.”  Please click the link below to view Targeting Data Breaches. Adobe Reader is required to view this article. If Adobe …
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Shari Claire Lewis to speak at the CLM 2014 Professional Liability & e-Discovery Conference
January 24, 2014 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis will be a speaker at the CLM 2014 Professional Liability & eDiscovery Conference on January 24, 2014.  Ms. Lewis will present, “The Professional in the Virtual Office.” There has been a geometric increase in the professional use of the “virtual office” due to the confluence of bad economic conditions, ubiquitous remote access …
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Shari Lewis on Panel for PLUS Webinar
September 24, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
On September 24, Shari Claire Lewis will be on the panel for a PLUS webinar entitled, “The Plaintiff Who Knew Too Much.”  This Webinar will explore how lawyers and other professionals have increasingly embraced 21st Century technologies without considering the potential impact it might have on their professional and ethical duties to clients. Using a fun …
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Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck co-presenters of a “Good Faith Handling” Seminar
July 24, 2013 | Professional Liability | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Partners Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck were co-presenters of a seminar entitled, “Good Faith Handling,” at One Beacon insurance company (July 25) and Allied World Assurance Co. (July 24). …
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Shari Claire Lewis to speak on Webinar presented by DRI’s Insurance Law and Professional Liability Committees
June 17, 2013 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability | Intellectual Property
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Product Liability and Toxic Tort and Professional Liability practice groups, will be a speaker at a webinar presented by DRI’s Insurance Law and Professional Liability Committees.  The webinar is entitled, “Data Breach Liability and Coverage Issues in the Practice Law,” and will be held on …
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Shari Claire Lewis to co-present at the 2013 Annual CLM Conference
April 11, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be a co-presenter at the 2013 Annual Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference. Her presentation is entitled, “Ethics – Challenges of Legal Ethics In A Digital Era.” Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference …
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Shari Lewis to present at DRI’s Professional Liability Seminar
December 6, 2012 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be a moderator at the DRI Professional Liability Seminar on Dec. 6-7, 2012, to be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel, New York City. The Panel Ms. Lewis will be moderating is entitled,  “What …
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Shari Claire Lewis speaks at the DRI Professional Liability Seminar
December 15, 2011 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Appeals | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the Litigation & Appeals, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, was on a panel entitled, “I’m Not Your Friend Any More!  The Use and Misuse of Social Media,” at the DRI Professional Liability Seminar.  The seminar took place on Dec. 15-16 at the Sheraton New …
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Shari Claire Lewis to speak at 2011 Council on Litigation Management Council
March 23, 2011 | Appeals | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the Litigation & Appeals and Professional Liability Practice Groups, was selected to speak at the 2011 Annual Conference of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM).  Ms. Lewis will present “Protecting Privacy in the Corporate Environment:  The View From 10,000 Feet.” This conference will be one of the largest, fully …
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Shari Claire Lewis to speak at DRI Conference
October 21, 2010 | Appeals | Professional Liability
On October 21, 2010, Shari Claire Lewis, a partner in the Litigation & Appeals and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be speaking at the DRI 2010 Annual Meeting.  Ms. Lewis’s presentation is entitled, “Who Let the Data Out?” Whether data is stolen from a client corporation or leaked from within a law firm itself, lawyers …
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