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Practice Groups

Rivkin Radler is proud to provide strong legal representation and personalized legal guidance to our clients across a wide variety of practice areas.

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At Rivkin Radler, we have the experience and skills needed for effective appellate advocacy. Many of the attorneys in our Appeals Practice Group have served as clerks to appellate judges...

  • During Trial
  • Post Trial
  • Further Appellate Redress
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In representing our banking clients, we combine extensive experience and an array of complementary practices and professionals to provide the sophisticated services needed to handle any matter; from the routine...

  • Commercial Lending
  • Loan Restructuring & Workouts
  • Regulatory Compliance Advisement
  • Banking Litigation
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Rivkin Radler’s Bankruptcy Practice Group provides innovative and thoughtful legal solutions to creditors, debtors, lenders and principals in business reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, acquisitions and liquidations, both in and out of...

  • Creditor’s Rights
  • Distressed Debt, Asset Purchases & Sales
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Loan & Credit Transactions
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Business Dissolution

While all businesses start out with the best intentions and with the founders’ interests aligned, sometimes the owners simply can no longer work together. Perhaps the owners have divergent interests on the direction of the business or one or more of them wishes simply to pursue a new venture. When owners decide it is time...

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Class Actions

Rivkin Radler has significant experience defending a variety of class actions across the country. These class actions span a wide range of industries and subject areas, including insurance, healthcare, financial services, dietary supplements, product liability, labor and employment, antitrust, telecommunications, privacy and data security, website accessibility, deceptive trade practices and consumer fraud. Our practice is...

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Commercial Litigation

Rivkin Radler's Commercial Litigation Practice Group represents clients in connection with everything from emergency injunctions,  complex business disputes and business breakups to trade secrets, RICO, restrictive covenant and nationwide class action litigation. Our commercial litigation attorneys have the experience, knowledge and commitment to deliver the results our clients need. From defending complex, multi-plaintiff cases to...

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Complex Torts & Product Liability

Attorneys in Rivkin Radler’s Complex Torts & Product Liability Practice Group recognize that product liability and toxic tort lawsuits are unlike other types of tort litigation confronting corporate America today. A...

  • Asbestos
  • Complex Torts
  • Construction Products
  • Consumer Products
  • Industrial Products
  • Toxic Torts
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Compliance, Investigations & White Collar

  • Advertising Compliance Advisory
  • Government Investigations
  • FDA Compliance Advisory
  • Integrity Monitoring
  • Internal Investigations
  • Regulatory Due Diligence
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • False Claims Act Defense
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Rivkin Radler offers a wealth of experience and practical skills in the complex realm of construction law. From the commencement of the project, through planning and financing, to contract negotiation,...

  • Real Estate Development
  • Construction Contracts And Access Agreements
  • Construction Projects
  • Construction Disputes – Litigation & Arbitration
  • Cooperative and Condominium Board
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  • Business Counseling and Representation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Environmental Law
  • Equity Financings
  • International Business Advisory
  • Loan Transactions (Borrowers and Lenders)
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Restructurings
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Critical Incident Response

From trucking and construction accidents to product recalls, safety hazards and workplace incidents, when emergencies arise and immediate response is needed, Rivkin Radler’s Critical Incident Response Team is available to quickly mobilize and provide legal assistance to individuals and organizations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Rivkin Radler’s team includes attorneys experienced in...

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Directors & Officers Liability

Lawsuits against directors and officers can disrupt any company.  Not only do they threaten the reputation of the directors and officers sued, but they can harm the reputation and business of...

  • Business Torts
  • Contract & Employment Suits
  • Deceptive Trade Practices & Consumer Fraud
  • Shareholder & Investor Litigation
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Employment & Labor

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Employment Agreements & Policies
  • Employment Discrimination and Wrongful Termination
  • ERISA, Pensions & Benefits Disputes
  • NLRB Elections & Unfair Labor Practices
  • Noncompete Agreements & Theft of Trade Secrets
  • OSHA
  • Wage Hour Issues
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General Liability

  • Transportation (Automobiles & Trucking)
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Labor Law
  • Municipalities
  • Premises Liability
  • Religious Institutions
  • Arenas, Sports & Entertainment Facilities
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Health Services

  • Antitrust
  • Business Counseling
  • Cannabis
  • Corporate Finance & Private Equity Transactions
  • Dental Practice Counseling
  • FDA & FTC Compliance
  • Fraud & Abuse/Regulatory Compliance
  • Health Joint Ventures
  • Healthcare Reform
  • HIPAA Privacy & Security
  • Hospital-Physician Integration
  • Information Technology
  • Litigation & Administrative Proceedings
  • Managed Care Contracting
  • Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
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Rivkin Radler represents corporations, individuals, religious institutions, and investors in a variety of immigration matters. We represent corporate clients seeking temporary immigration status for their executive, managerial and professional employees through nonimmigrant visas, such as H-1B and E-3 visas for highly skilled workers in specialty occupations; L visas for intra-company transferees engaged in managerial or...

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Insurance Coverage

  • Casualty Coverage – CGL, Umbrella, and Excess Liability
  • D&O Liability Coverage
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Extra-Contractual & Bad Faith
  • Life, Health & Disability
  • Personal Lines – Home and Auto
  • Professional Liability
  • Property
  • Reinsurance
  • Specialty and Other Coverage Lines
  • Title Insurance Litigation
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Insurance Fraud

Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Fraud Practice Group helps insurance companies combat all types of insurance fraud. We represent insurers across all lines of coverage and at every stage of the claim, from the initial report of the loss to resolution. Our insurance fraud attorneys have obtained groundbreaking results in all areas of insurance fraud including health...

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Intellectual Property

Patents, copyrights and trademarks are some of the most important business assets. Rivkin Radler's Intellectual Property Practice Group develops sound legal strategies to help secure and protect intellectual property. We...

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Licensing of Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
  • Prosecution of Applications for Patent and Trademark, and Registration of Copyright
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Medical Malpractice Defense

Malpractice claims are a very real part of practicing medicine. Rivkin Radler’s medical malpractice defense attorneys understand the impact that a malpractice claim has on a healthcare provider, both professionally...

  • Medical and Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home Litigation
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Personal, Family & Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Guardianship & Special Needs Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Tax Controversies
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Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

Rivkin Radler’s Privacy, Data & Cyber Law Practice Group can help your organization face privacy and cyber security threats with confidence. Our multidisciplinary team understands best practices and legal requirements across a wide array of business entities and industry sectors, such as healthcare, lawyers and other professionals, pharmaceuticals, manufacturers, distributors and service providers. We help...

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Professional Liability

Rivkin Radler’s Professional Liability Practice Group has an excellent reputation for tackling the challenges professionals face. Our attorneys are among the most skilled and experienced in the region, and most...

  • Technology Errors & Omissions
  • Ethics/Professional Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Lawyers
  • Miscellaneous Errors & Omissions
  • Other Professionals
  • Media-Related Litigation
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Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

  • Acquisitions & Sales
  • Air Rights
  • Development & Construction
  • Environmental Law
  • Financing
  • Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Multi-Family & Commercial Investment Transactions
  • Tax-Deferred Exchanges
  • Zoning & Land Use
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Strategic Alternative Defense Team

Rivkin Radler’s Strategic Alternative Defense Team integrates and merges the collective knowledge of the Firm’s Insurance Fraud group and its General Liability group in the defense of self-insured businesses; property owners; and private, commercial, and automobile insurers against suspicious personal injury claims in the downstate New York region as well as other metropolitan areas. Our...

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Taxation is a key consideration for every business. Our tax attorneys take a multidisciplinary approach to helping our clients achieve maximum tax efficiency in a variety of ways, including helping...

  • Business Planning
  • ERISA/Employee Benefits
  • Tax-Exempt Entities
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