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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers®/Rising Stars
September 22, 2022

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 32 attorneys were named to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 14 attorneys were named 2022 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys and the practice areas for which they were recognized.

Being named a Super Lawyer is an honor

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Sirignano, Henesy, and Scollan Obtain Summary Judgment Victory for GEICO in Civil RICO Action
September 21, 2022 | Insurance Fraud

Michael Sirignano, Steve Henesy and Garin Scollan secured an important summary judgment victory in a Civil RICO action in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The case involved allegations of a wide-ranging fraudulent scheme to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals.

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Novikoff’s Employment Law Reporter Published in Employee Relations Law Journal
September 21, 2022 | Employment & Labor

Kenneth A. Novikoff’s Summer issue of the Employment Law Reporter was published in the Employee Relations Law Journal.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has issued an important decision in a case that presented the question of what a plaintiff asserting employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of

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Insurance Update
September 21, 2022 | Insurance Coverage

Some important insurance decisions were handed down over the past month.

We begin in Ohio, where public nuisance claims by state and local governments over opioids and lead paint were on full display.  In Acuity, the Ohio Supreme Court found that the opioid suits were not brought “because of bodily injury.”  A week earlier, the

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NJ Publishes Guidance on Cannabis Sales & Use Tax and Social Equity Excise Fee
September 19, 2022 | Louis Vlahos | Timothy Gonzalez | Tax | Cannabis

The New Jersey Division of Taxation recently provided guidance[1] on registration and licensing requirements, Social Equity Excise Fees, and the Sales & Use tax applicable to companies operating in the cannabis industry.[2]

The following provides important takeaways from the Division’s publication.

Registration & Licensing

To operate a cannabis business in New Jersey a company must

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Wendy and Jen Wreck the Movies: Elizabethtown (2005), or “Sharing is Caring, Don’t Keep Your Final Wishes a Secret”
September 15, 2022 | Wendy Hoey Sheinberg | Jennifer F. Hillman | Trusts & Estates

What Happened:

Drew Baylor is a wildly successful athletic shoe designer for Mercury Sportwear until his world is turned askew when one of the shoes he designed is accused of having a design flaw.  Mercury announces a recall; Drew becomes the scapegoat; his boss publicly humiliates him and then unceremoniously fires Drew.

At his darkest

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