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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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DiGennaro Speaker at NYSBA’s Risk Management Program
October 24, 2017 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro will be a speaker at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2017. Program Description: The New York State Bar Association is pleased to present Risk Management for Lawyers. Designed for all practicing attorneys regardless of their level of expertise, this program will provide practical tips to help improve your practice and …
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Frankel and Goldstein Close on $9.5 M Tax Exempt Bond Financing
October 20, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Rich Frankel and Stacey Goldstein closed on a $9.5 million County of Essex Capital Resource Corporation tax-exempt bond financing for Adirondack Medical Center. The financing was part of a Lake Placid, New York construction project for the hospital, where its new emergency department will be located along with other facilities, including a medical fitness center. …
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An Evening with the Chief Clerks
October 20, 2017 | Trusts & Estates
On November 2, 2017, the Nassau County Bar Association Surrogate’s Court, Trusts & Estates Committee will be presenting, “An Evening With The Chief Clerks: A Treasure Trove Of Surrogate’s Court Procedure And Practice,” at the Nassau County Bar Association, 15 West St., Mineola. The chief clerks from the Surrogate’s Courts of Nassau, Suffolk , Queens …
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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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Queenan and Bernstein Present at Employment First Conference in Albany
October 18, 2017 | Employment & Labor
John Queenan and Dan Bernstein presented on the topic “Disability in the Workplace: Protections under Federal and State Law” at the Employment First conference hosted by Our Ability and New York Business Leadership Network on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Albany.  Our Ability is the only disability owned and operated business dedicated to building employment …
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Shapiro and Ullman Quoted in Natural Products Insider
October 17, 2017 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Steven Shapiro and Marc Ullman were interviewed for a story in Natural Products Insider entitled, “FDA’s Efforts to Develop Pre-DSHEA List Face Mounting Skepticism.” The article discusses how sources in the dietary supplements industry doubt whether the FDA’s plan to build a list of “old” dietary ingredients is feasible. To read the article, click here. …
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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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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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Grill, Honig, and Schieber Prevail after Framed Issue Hearing
October 9, 2017 | Construction | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill, Jeremy Honig and Evan Schieber successfully defeated defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of their client’s breach of contract action following a framed issue hearing in Supreme Court, Westchester County. The action was commenced to recover the client’s deposit, which the defendant refused to return following the client’s attempt to cancel purchase orders …
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Glambosky, Honig and Bholan Obtain Dismissal of Complaint Against Client
October 9, 2017 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan prevailed in obtaining dismissal of a complaint filed by a former employee of our client alleging that she was unlawfully terminated. After voluntarily discontinuing an identical prior action against our client with prejudice pursuant to a Stipulation of Discontinuance, counsel for the former employee commenced a new action …
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Troisi and Welch Present “Recurring Issues in Arson Investigation”
October 5, 2017 | Michael A. Troisi | Michael P. Welch | Insurance Coverage
Mike Troisi and Mike Welch presented on the topic of “Recurring Issues in Arson Investigations,” at a joint New York State Chapter of Special Investigative Units, Inc. (NYSSIU) and New York Anti-Car Theft & Fraud Association (NYACT) training meeting held on October 4, 2017 in Verona, New York. Training Flyer …
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Monteleone Co-Presenter at CLE, “Damage Claims in Financial Institution Litigation – Analyzing Claims and Allegations”
October 5, 2017 | Joseph Monteleone | Directors & Officers Liability
Joseph Monteleone was a co-presenter at a CLE hosted by J.P. Morgan Case entitled, “Damage Claims in Financial Institution Litigation –  Analyzing Claims and Allegations.” Joe spoke on the role of D&O insurance and D&O insurer counsel in helping to resolve these suits, working with expert consultants, defense counsel and mediators. …
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Del Pizzo Presents at ABA Conference in Los Angeles
October 3, 2017 | Intellectual Property | Commercial Litigation | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On September 28, Nancy Del Pizzo presented at the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s workshop, “Maximizing Expert Witnesses: Best Strategies and Practices for Selecting, Using, Challenging and Defending Expert Witnesses.” Approximately 30 people attended the workshop, which was hosted by Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles. Del Pizzo’s panel presented on the topic: …
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Frankel Closes multiple transactions for St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center
October 2, 2017 | Richard A. Frankel | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On Sept. 28, Richard Frankel closed multiple loan transactions in connection with a project for St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center, Inc.  The project involved a convertible grant and mortgage with the New York State Homeless Housing and Assistance Corporation. …
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