Practice Groups

Professional Liability


Rivkin Radler’s professional liability defense lawyers are renowned for the representation of lawyers. We have a record of success in defending more than 1,000 legal malpractice claims. We have handled claims involving our clients’ handling of a broad spectrum of matters, including employment discrimination, bankruptcy, commercial transactions, real estate, litigation, tax law, trusts and estates, the Uniform Commercial Code, matrimonial conflicts, entertainment law, criminal law, and trademark and patent infringement.

We also have successfully defended lawyers in actions by former clients and third parties alleging violations of the federal securities laws, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), New York Judiciary Law § 487, and other federal and state statutes. In addition, we have successfully defended our clients against claims for intentional torts including fraud, libel, slander, abuse of process, and malicious prosecution.


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