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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 23, 2022

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian R. Ade, of Allendale, NJ; Nancy A. Del Pizzo, of Summit, NJ; Jenna Gabay, of Cresskill, NJ; Gene Kang, of Palisades Park, NJ; and Ana Parikh, of Paramus, NJ, have been named 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers.  Ade was named a Top Rated Products Liability Attorney;

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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America©/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022 – 24 Practice Areas Recognized
November 4, 2021

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

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Ade and Del Pizzo Voted Bergen County Top Lawyers
October 12, 2021

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that Brian Ade and Nancy Del Pizzo were recognized as Top Lawyers in intellectual property and insurance, respectively, by BERGEN magazine.

The magazine commissioned Professional Research Services to conduct peer-review research of thousands of licensed attorneys across Bergen County, NJ. Inclusion in Top Lawyers is based solely on one’s

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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022
August 19, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Tax | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

In addition,

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4 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 23, 2021

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian R. Ade, Nancy A. Del Pizzo, Jenna Gabay, and Gene Kang have been named 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers. Ade was named a Top Rated Products Liability Attorney; Del Pizzo was named a Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney; and Gabay and Kang were named Rising

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Bergen’s Top Lawyers for 2020
October 30, 2020

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian R. Ade and Nancy A. Del Pizzo have been named two of Bergen’s Top Lawyers for 2020 by Bergen Magazine.

The Bergen’s Top Lawyers list is based on a peer-reviewed survey conducted by Professional Research Services of Troy, Mich. The survey was sent to lawyers and

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2021. For the first time, four Rivkin attorneys, all based in the firm’s Long Island office, have been named Lawyer of the Year:

Attorney                                Practice Area

Barry I. Levy                           Litigation-Health Care

Brian S. Conneely                  Employment Law-Management

Wendy H.

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Ade Speaks to Construction Law Committee on Insurance Issues and Arbitration
November 14, 2019 | Insurance Coverage | Construction

Brian Ade was a member of the panel in a November 13 program sponsored by the Bergen County Bar Association Construction Law Committee.  The program was entitled “Arbitration: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Client.”   Brian spoke about common insurance issues in construction litigation and arbitration.

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2019 | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

Uniondale, New York – August 15, 2019 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2020.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Albany,

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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 25, 2019 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services

Uniondale, New York – April 25, 2019 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the

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Ade’s Efforts Support Scholarships
March 8, 2019 | General Liability

In Brian Ade’s role as member of the CGL Reporter Editorial Board, he prepares summaries of five to 10 cases per year for publication. The summaries analyze insurance coverage decisions from around the country.

In 2018, the International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), which publishes the CGL Reporter, contributed $37,138 — the amount of royalties from

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers® in America
September 10, 2018 | Employment & Labor | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates

The prestigious Best Lawyers® in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2019. Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The recognized lawyers and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Brian Bank – Insurance Law

Brian S. Conneely – Employment Law

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16 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2018.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Albany, N.Y.

Michael J. Cunningham – Litigation-Construction

Richard A.

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Ade and Del Pizzo Named to Bergen’s Top Lawyer List for 2018
June 7, 2018 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Commercial Litigation | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

HACKENSACK, NJ  – – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Ade and Nancy A. Del Pizzo have been named two of Bergen’s Top Lawyers for 2018 by (201) Magazine.  The Bergen’s Top Lawyers list is based on a peer-reviewed survey conducted by Professional Research Services of Troy, Mich. The survey was sent

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
May 4, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group has moved from Band 4 to Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the Healthcare category. Firm partner William

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 19, 2018 | Brian R. Ade | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Gene Y. Kang | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Commercial Litigation | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

HACKENSACK, NJ  – – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Ade, Nancy A. Del Pizzo and Gene Kang have been named 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers.  Ade was named a Top Rated Products Liability Attorney; Del Pizzo was named a Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney; and Kang was named a Rising

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17 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers® in America
September 29, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Trusts & Estates

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America® has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2018.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Albany, N.Y.

Brian Culnan – Commercial Litigation

Michael J.

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Ade and Pappas Win Motion for Summary Judgment
August 4, 2017 | General Liability

Brian Ade and Alexander Pappas won motion for summary judgment dismissing Plaintiff’s complaint with prejudice against their client, a water utility. Plaintiff alleged that the client negligently excavated a trench in a road which created a depression in the cross walk which caused the plaintiff to trip and fall when she walked through the cross walk. The judge agreed with our

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2017
May 26, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in the Healthcare category.

“It is an honor to be recognized by Chambers USA,” said Managing

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CICLA Retains Ade to File Amicus Brief
April 6, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Complex Torts & Product Liability

Brian Ade was recently retained by the Complex Insurance Claims Litigation Association (“CICLA”) to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of New Jersey in Continental Insurance Company, et als. v. Honeywell International, Inc., Docket No. 078152.

The case involves allocation issues in the context of asbestos claims, and whether the trigger of coverage should

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Ade Joins the Prestigious CLM
April 6, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage

Brian Ade has been invited to join the CLM, a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, litigation and risk managers, claims professionals and attorneys.

Through education and collaboration, the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest

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Ade, Del Pizzo Named as 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 20, 2017 | Intellectual Property | Complex Torts & Product Liability

Super Lawyers has recognized two Rivkin Radler partners.

Brian Ade and Nancy Del Pizzo were named as 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers. Brian was named a Top Rated Products Liability Attorney; Nancy was named a Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney.

Brian has been on the Super Lawyers list every year since 2005. Nancy was named

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Ade and Pappas Secure Win before the New Jersey Appellate Division
February 14, 2017 | Insurance Coverage

Brian Ade and Alexander Pappas secured a win before the New Jersey Appellate Division for United Water New Jersey, Inc.  The Court affirmed summary judgment, agreeing that plaintiff failed to establish a prima facie case of negligence.  The Appellate Court agreed that plaintiff had not established our client owned the curb stop where plaintiff tripped,

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Ade & Pappas Secure Summary Judgement
February 3, 2017 | General Liability

Brian Ade and Alexander Pappas won a Motion for Summary Judgement before Judge Farrington in Bergen County, on behalf of SUEZ Water New Jersey Inc., dismissing Plaintiff’s complaint with prejudice.

To read the full decision, Click Here.

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8 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers® 2017 – List Recognizes Lawyers in Uniondale and Hackensack Offices
August 15, 2016 | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Trusts & Estates

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America® has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings.

The lawyers listed, and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Brian R. Ade, partner – Insurance Law
John L. Rivkin, partner – Insurance Law
Christopher J. Kutner, partner – Health Care LawRead More

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Ade reappointed to Bergen County Bar Association Committees
June 15, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

Brian Ade has been reappointed to the following Bergen County Bar Association Committees for the 2016-2017 year:

  • Construction Law
  • Judicial Selection
  • Products Liability
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Ade and Doran Obtain Summary Judgment for MLMIC
May 27, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

Brian Ade and Patricia Doran obtained summary judgment from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County in a coverage dispute in connection with a medical malpractice policy. The Court granted Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (“MLMIC”) summary judgment dismissing the insured’s claims that MLMIC breached the insurance policy by settling the underlying medical malpractice claim

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2016 – Insurance and Health Services practices selected for inclusion
May 27, 2016 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has included Rivkin Radler LLP.  The firm is listed in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group is recognized among “Notable Firms” for Healthcare in New York.

“The Chambers USA Directory is one of the premier resources for sophisticated users of legal services,” said Managing

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Victory in the New Jersey Appellate Division
October 31, 2015 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals

Brian Ade and Alexander Pappas won at the appellate division in a matter styled Papaiya v. North Hudson Regional Fire Rescue, et. al. Rivkin Radler represented a public water utility. The plaintiffs were the owner of a residential apartment house that burned down when a fire from a neighboring apartment house spread to their property. Plaintiffs alleged against

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named as Bergen’s Top Lawyers
May 31, 2015 | Insurance Coverage | Employment & Labor | Professional Liability

201 Magazine has released its annual Bergen’s Top Lawyers peer-review survey and three Rivkin Radler attorneys have made the list. Brian Ade was named a Top Lawyer for Insurance Practice; John Robertelli was named a Top Lawyer for Labor & Employment Practice and Alexander Pappas was named a Top Lawyer for Professional Liability Practice.

Each

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Ade Named a 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyer
October 31, 2014 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Ade, a partner in the Firm’s New Jersey office, has been named to the 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list.

Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous honor reserved for only the top 5% of all lawyers in a given state or region.

Super Lawyers, a

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Ade Appointment
March 10, 2014 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals

Brian Ade has been appointed to serve as a new senior member of the CGL Editorial Board.  The Editorial Board serves a very important role with TIPS and each member is recognized for their part in securing IRMI’s donation to the Scholarship Fund.  IRMI is the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and

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