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Majkowski Featured in Pulse Magazine
July 22, 2021
Paul Majkowski was featured in the Summer issue of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Pulse magazine in an article on Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Majkowski was interviewed on being a Lymphoma Research Foundation advocate and why he is passionate about raising awareness for lymphoma. Read his full interview here. …
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Hardy Speaks at Panel on Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act
July 22, 2021 | Employment & Labor | Cannabis
On July 21, 2021, Tamika Hardy spoke at the Employment & NY Marijuana Legalization (MRTA) panel, presented by the Brooklyn branch of the NAACP. The Brooklyn NAACP’s Justice Reform and Legal Redress Committees discussed the New York legalization of cannabis as it relates to employment. Hardy discussed what recreational cannabis legalization means in the employment …
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Real Estate Transactions for June
July 15, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On June 15, 2021, Yaron Kornblum represented 420-424 East 148th Street Owners LLC in a refinancing transaction of three multifamily properties containing 27 units located at 420-424 East 148th Street, Bronx, NY, with Amalgamated Bank for a loan amount of $3.77 million. On June 17, 2021, Yaron Kornblum represented EC Holdings LLC and 25 Dongan …
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Ullman to Present at GMP Compliance Virtual Seminar
July 14, 2021 | Health Services
Marc Ullman will be presenting at the Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Compliance Virtual Seminar. The event will be held on September 28 and 30, and October 5 & 7. Ullman will be presenting with EAS Consultants Tara Lin Couch and Robert Fish. The GMPs dictated in 21 CFR 111 have been in place …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Benjamin Wisher
July 14, 2021 | Commercial Litigation | Health Services
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – July 14, 2021 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Benjamin Wisher, of Albany, NY, has joined the Firm as Associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Health Services Practice Groups, resident in the Albany office. Wisher represents clients involved in high-stakes commercial …
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Kotula Achieves Summary Judgment Dismissing Claims for Defense and Indemnity
July 13, 2021 | Insurance Coverage
On July 13, 2021, the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed an award of summary judgment in favor of our client, Interstate Fire & Casualty.  The judgment dismissed claims for defense and indemnity in the American Properties construction defect coverage action. The action involved underlying claims concerning 192 residential units in six buildings and common areas, on the …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
July 12, 2021 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. The clients represented a trucking company and its driver in an automobile accident wherein the underlying plaintiff sustained injuries requiring multiple surgeries. The …
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Feuer Represents Joint Venture in Sale of Retail Building
July 9, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On June 25, 2021,  Scott Feuer represented a joint venture in the sale of a mixed-use retail/office building at 413 86th Street, Brooklyn, NY for a purchase price of $14.8 million. …
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HVHBA, Santos Recognized in the Yonkers Tribune
July 9, 2021
The Yonkers Tribune reported on the formation of the Hudson Valley Hispanic Bar Association, of which Eric Santos is a founding member and who has since been elected President. According to the article, this is the first and only bar association for Hispanic lawyers, judges, and other members of the legal community in the Hudson …
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Antar Wins Motion To Dismiss Claims of Fraud and Unjust Enrichment
July 7, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Mark Antar won a motion to dismiss claims of fraudulent inducement, fraudulent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment against our client, the owner of a luxury rental property in East Hampton, New York. The plaintiff/tenant, a Texas corporation, signed a lease to rent a large Hamptons house for the summer of 2019. After paying the security deposit, …
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Ullman Quoted on Labeling Calories in Sports Nutrition Products
July 7, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in the NutraIngredients-USA.com article, “Experts offer clarity on labeling calories for non-macronutrients.” The article focuses on the citizen’s petition filed by the Natural Products Association regarding the labeling of calories from branched chain amino acids. Ullman explained that there are some issues with the regulation. “There’s no way to put these …
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Ullman Quoted on FTC’s “Made in the USA” Rule
July 6, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman commented in the NutraIngredients-USA.com article, “FTC finalizes ‘Made in the USA’ rule.” According to the article, the Federal Trade Commission has issued its final ‘Made in the USA’ rule about how companies can make this claim on their packaging and in advertising. In regards to dietary supplements, “Made in the USA claims continue …
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Ullman Comments on FDA’s Handling of New Dietary Ingredients
July 1, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in the NutraIngredients-USA article, “FDA lists NDI update among priorities for coming year.” The article discusses a list of priorities released yesterday by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which included New Dietary Ingredients (NDI) Draft Guidance. “FDA’s entire handling of NDIs has been absurd,” Ullman said. “It seems to …
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Kutner Discusses NPDB Reporting with Hospital Peer Review
June 30, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Christopher J. Kutner was quoted extensively in the Hospital Peer Review article, “NPDB Reporting Protected by Law in Some Cases, Gray Areas Problematic.” The article discusses the protections afforded to hospitals that report doctors to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The story also details the situations in which the protection may not be ironclad, …
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Conneely Comments on NY HERO Act in Newsday
June 30, 2021 | Employment & Labor
Brian Conneely was interviewed by Newsday regarding new workplace health and safety requirements set forth in the NY HERO Act, which was created in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NY HERO Act signed in May by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will require employers to meet standards published by the NYS Department of Labor (DOL.) …
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