Recent News - Evan H. Krinick


Krinick, Savino and Mascia Honored With Leadership In Law Awards From LIBN
November 17, 2017
NEW YORK – – Nov. 16, 2017 – Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that William M. Savino, Evan H. Krinick and Henry M. Mascia have each received a Leadership in Law award from Long Island Business News in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Partner and Associate, respectfully. The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication, …
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Rivkin Radler in Best Lawyers Metro List
November 1, 2017
Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2018. The Firm was ranked in regions and practice areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 Long Island: Insurance Law Metropolitan Tier 2 Albany: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Litigation-Construction New Jersey: Insurance Law Metropolitan …
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Krinick Published in Insurance Coverage Law Report
October 30, 2017 | Insurance Coverage
Evan Krinick’s article, “Diverse Legal Issues Can Arise in Insurance Fraud Prosecutions,” which first appeared in the New York Law Journal, was published in the fall 2017 issue of FC&S Legal’s Insurance Coverage Law Report. To read the article, click here. …
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17 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers® in America
September 29, 2017 | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Trusts & Estates
Uniondale, New York – October 2, 2017 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America® has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2018.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows: Albany, …
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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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Krinick, Contino, Belous and Biscone Prevail in Famous Fashion Icon Estate Appeal
August 23, 2017
Evan Krinick, Peter Contino, Todd Belous and Merril Biscone were successful in convincing the Appellate Division, Second Department that the pre-answer motion to dismiss the complaint made on behalf of our clients, the attorneys for the estate of a famous fashion icon, was properly granted. This case stemmed from the fashion icon’s contractual promise from …
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Krinick Published in Law Journal Newsletters
July 6, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Commercial Litigation | Appeals
This month, Evan Krinick’s article, “Preet Bharara Highlighted Insurance Fraud,” originally published in the New York Law Journal, was published in Law Journal Newsletters. The New York Law Journal and Law Journal Newsletters are publications of ALM. To read the article, Click Here. …
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Krinick and Gurdus Obtain Summary Judgment On Behalf of Hartford
June 20, 2017 | Evan H. Krinick | Jason B. Gurdus | 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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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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Rivkin Radler Recognized for Social Responsibility Efforts
June 6, 2017
Rivkin Radler LLP received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Long Island Business News in its Corporate Citizenship Awards Program. The law firm was the only awardee in the category. The honor recognizes a for-profit company or organization for its collective efforts to promote, encourage and organize company-sponsored programs and/or events driven to engage employees …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2017
May 26, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in the Healthcare category. “It is an honor to be recognized by Chambers USA,” said Managing …
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Krinick New York Law Journal Article Reprinted in FC&S Legal: The Insurance Coverage Law Information Center
March 8, 2017 | Appeals
Evan Krinick’s New York Law Journal article entitled, “Social Media Is Shining Light on Fraudulent Insurance Claims,” was reprinted in the Eye on the Experts column of FC&S Legal:  The Insurance Coverage Law Information Center. Click here to read the article. …
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Krinick quoted in LIBN
February 8, 2017
Evan Krinick was featured in a Jan. 20, 2017 article in Long Island Business News entitled, “Making Partner in 2017.” He detailed the qualities an associate needs to achieve partner at Rivkin Radler. Comparing to the year when I first elevated to partner — 1992 — we now look for more evidence of a person’s …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals
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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Rivkin Radler Teams With the Mets to Fight Alzheimer’s
August 12, 2016
Jeremy Honig was chosen to sing the National Anthem at Citi Field before the New York Mets faced off against the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 9, 2016. Rivkin Radler teamed with the Mets to create a firm outing at the ballpark. The outing was a great team building opportunity and allowed the entire firm to …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Recognized by American Lawyer Media
July 6, 2016 | Insurance Coverage
American Lawyer Media (ALM), publisher of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, Inside Counsel, and the National Law Journal, among other legal and professional publications, has named Jonathan Bruno, Michael A. Kotula, Evan Krinick, Peter P. McNamara, John L. Rivkin, Leonard L. Rivkin, John J. Robertelli, Alan Rutkin, William M. Savino and Norman L. Tolle – …
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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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New York Court of Appeals Rejects Health Insurer’s Claim Seeking Reimbursement Against Automobile Insurer for Claim Payments Under New York’s No-Fault Law
June 16, 2016 | Insurance Fraud | Commercial Litigation
The New York Court of Appeals issued a decision yesterday that will have wide-ranging impact on issues of reimbursement between health insurers and automobile insurers.  In Aetna Health Plans v. Hanover Insurance Company, the court concluded, by a 5-2 vote, that Aetna, a health insurer, was not entitled to seek reimbursement from Hanover, a no-fault …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2016 – Insurance and Health Services practices selected for inclusion
May 27, 2016 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
Uniondale, New York – June 1, 2016 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has included Rivkin Radler LLP.  The firm is listed in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group is recognized among “Notable Firms” for Healthcare in New York. “The Chambers USA Directory is one of the premier resources …
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New York Court of Appeals Rejects Claim of Office-Based Surgical Practice Seeking Facility Fees Under New York’s No-Fault Law
April 1, 2016
In a unanimous decision, the New York Court of Appeals found that accredited office-based surgical practices (OBS) are not entitled to collect fees from automobile insurers for the use of medical facilities in providing surgical and other professional services. While this decision dismissed $1.3 million in disputed claims, the ripple effect will impact millions of …
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Biscone Obtains Dismissal of Complaint Brought Under 42 USC
March 16, 2016 | Appeals
Merril Biscone Obtains Dismissal of 42 USC Section 1983 Action On appeal. This case involved the plaintiffs’ purchase of property in the Town of Babylon with the intention of operating an outpatient facility that provides counseling services to recovering drug and alcohol users.  Our client, Town of Babylon, denied the plaintiffs’ application for a permit …
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Rivkin Radler receives President’s Award for Diversity from Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association
February 22, 2016
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that we are this year’s recipient of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association’s President’s Award for Diversity. This Award is presented to a person or organization that has been and continues to be committed to diversity and inclusion both in the legal profession and in the community. Amistad …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2015 New York Metro SuperLawyers
October 1, 2015 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that sixteen attorneys have been named to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and four attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars.  Rivkin attorneys were named SuperLawyers in the categories of Appellate Law, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Coverage and …
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Rivkin Radler Manhattan Office Moves to 477 Madison Avenue
June 30, 2015
New York City ? Rivkin Radler LLP will be moving its Manhattan office from 555 to 477 Madison Avenue, the firm announced today. The move, while only a few blocks away from the present office, will mean a significant increase in office size and visibility for the firm. Rivkin Radler LLP, ranked among the New …
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Rivkin Radler Prevails on behalf of Allstate in New York Court of Appeals
November 30, 2014 | Appeals
Lead by Barry I. Levy, Evan Krinick, Alan Eagle and Henry Mascia, Rivkin Radler’s Litigation and Appeals Group successfully represented Allstate Insurance Company in the most recent challenge launched against the Company in New York in the lead paint coverage arena.  Rivkin Radler was retained solely for the Court of Appeals briefing and argument, and …
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Krinick elected a Fellow
November 1, 2014 | Appeals
Managing Partner, Evan Krinick has been elected a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. The Fellows of the New York Bar Foundation are members of the bench and bar who are recognized for outstanding professional achievement, for dedication to the legal profession, and for commitment to the organized bar. Each Fellow makes a commitment …
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Rivkin Radler Featured in Newsday LI Business Section
February 9, 2014 | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
Rivkin Radler was featured in a Newday article entitled, “Raising the Bar.”  The article appeared in the LI Business Section on Sunday, February 9, 2014.  The article focused on the growth of Long Island law firms compared to New York City law firms during the recession. Click here to read entire article: http://www.newsday.com/business/long-island-law-firms-benefit-from-city-counterparts-1.6972767 …
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Evan Krinick on panel for NYSA 2013 Law School of Insurance Professionals Program
October 4, 2013 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Evan Krinick, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be a co-presenter at the New York State Bar Association’s 2013 Law School for Insurance Professionals at the New York State Insurance Fund, 199 Church St., NYC on October 4 and at the Long Island Melville Marriott, …
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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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Appellate Court Upholds Insurers’ Defense Verdict Involving Approx. $20 Million In Pending Claims
July 5, 2013 | Appeals
The Appellate Term, Second Department, has upheld the trial verdict and judgment in favor of 53 NY automobile insurers and self-insurers in Andrew Carothers, M.D., P.C. v. Progressive Insurance Co.  Rivkin Radler partner Barry I. Levy successfully argued the appeal before the Appellate Term, with the rest of Rivkin Radler’s team – partners Evan H. …
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Evan H. Krinick Elected Managing Partner
June 26, 2013 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK ? The partners of Rivkin Radler are pleased to announce that they have elected Evan H. Krinick, of Plainview, NY as managing partner.  Mr. Krinick will succeed William M. Savino, who has served as the firm’s managing partner since 2000.  In an announcement to the firm, Mr. Savino said, “Serving as the …
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Rivkin Radler Team Persuades Federal Court To Strike Down Critical Portions of New York City Debt Collection Law
October 5, 2012 | Appeals | Employment & Labor | Insurance Coverage
Evan Krinick, Michael Versichelli, and Max Gershenoff, members of the firm’s Litigation and Appeals Practice Group won a major victory for plaintiff New York debt collection attorneys in Eric M. Berman, P.C. v. City of New York, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143313 (E.D.N.Y. 2012), when United States District Judge Eric N. Vitaliano struck down key parts …
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Evan Krinick, Max Gershenoff and Michael Versichelli secure complete dismissal, on reconsideration, of a putative federal class action.
September 9, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Employment & Labor | Appeals
Evan Krinick, Michael Versichelli, and Max Gershenoff of Rivkin Radler’s Litigation and Appeals practice group secured the complete dismissal, on reconsideration, of a putative federal class action against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, entitled Servedio v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., E.D.N.Y. Docket No. CV 10-1458. The aspiring lead plaintiff had contended, among …
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Evan Krinick to speak at the NYS Bar Association’s Insurance CLE
May 21, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Evan Krinick will speak at the NYSBA CLE on the topic of “Bad Faith Litigation,”  which will cover: Discussion of recent case law and impact on litigation in New York Covenant of good faith & fair dealing:  unreasonably denying a claim, refusing to defend, defenses and damages Consequential damages under Bi-Economy Updates in first and third party …
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Identifying and Combating No Fault Fraud
May 10, 2012
Members of Rivkin Radler’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group presented a conference entitled, “Identifying and Combating No Fault Fraud.”  No Fault insurance fraud continually evolves, and presents new challenges every day.  This half-day program and luncheon was a unique opportunity to hear experienced insurance company counsel discuss the latest trends in No Fault fraud, including medical …
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Rivkin Team Obtain Victorious Decision
May 10, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Members of the Rivkin team won unanimous affirmance of trial court on choice of law ruling that the location of contracting named insured is dispositive in choice of law determination involving insurance contracts where insured risks are spread throughout country.  They also obtained a separate ruling from the Court that NY Ins. Law, Section 3420(d)(2)  is inapplicable …
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Evan Krinick to speak at NYS Bar Association CLE Conference entitled, “Insurance Coverage 2011 – What Every Practitioner Needs to Know”
May 13, 2011 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Evan Krinick, a partner in the Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be a speaker at a New York State Bar Association CLE conference entitled, “Insurance Coverage 2011 – What Every Practitioner Needs to Know.”  Mr. Krinick will co-present “Bad Faith Litigation.” Discussion post Bi-Economy & Panasia in New York Covenant …
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Kotula, Krinick, McNamara & Richman Named Among LI’s Top Legal Eagles
August 31, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Appeals
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler is please to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been named among the Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by PULSE Magazine for 2010.  The list was compiled from Lexis Nexis Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, identifying lawyers who are “AV Preeminent” – the highest Peer …
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