Recent News - David Gise
March 8, 2021
The Nassau County Bar Association, The Safe Center LI and Nassau Suffolk Law Services have named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2020.
The annual awards rank law firms by total number of pro bono service hours within their category. Rivkin Radler logged the second-largest number of pro bono hoursRead More
May 12, 2020 | | |
Evan R. Schieber and David Gise received a sweeping victory for the firm’s clients that may have far reaching implications for construction defect claims in New York. In the Board of Managers Of The Latitude Riverdale Condominium v. 3585 Owner, LLC et. al., Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index No. 27319/2016E, the Board of Managers soughtRead More
February 6, 2020 |
David Gise and Jennifer Abreu brought a matter they handled pro bono for The Safe Center LI to a successful conclusion. The Safe Center helps victims of domestic and dating abuse, rape, sexual assault and human trafficking by offering them crisis intervention, emergency safe housing, counseling and legal representation.
An owner of a multifamily homeRead More
January 30, 2020 | |
David M. Grill and David Gise defeated an effort by a defaulting corporation to reargue a decision issued recently by Justice McCormack of the Nassau County Supreme Court. The two attorneys obtained a default judgment against a defendant corporation in which the defendant claimed the default should be excused because the defendant’s principal was unawareRead More
October 22, 2019 | |
Evan Schieber and David Gise obtained summary judgment dismissing a complaint in a dispute over a million dollar real estate brokerage commission.
The New York County Supreme Court dismissed in its entirety an action commenced by Cushman & Wakefield (“Cushman”) against our client Olivet University seeking a commission for its role in connection with Olivet’sRead More
August 20, 2019 |
In a decision issued recently by Justice McCormack of the Nassau County Supreme Court, David M. Grill and David Gise obtained a default judgment against a defendant corporation where the defendant’s principal claimed the default should be excused because she was unaware that a corporation cannot appear pro se.
The corporation’s owner had tried andRead More
June 19, 2019 | |
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Nassau County demonstrates the power of the judgment enforcement mechanisms of the CPLR when judgment-debtors fail to satisfy outstanding judgments.
In an effort to execute upon a judgment secured on behalf of our client, we commenced a special proceeding pursuant to CPLR 5206(e), seeking an order directingRead More
April 15, 2019 |
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Nassau County illustrates the power of remedies available for enforcing judgments against recalcitrant debtors who refuse to turn over financial information in response to post-judgment discovery demands.
The plaintiff-judgment creditor issued a subpoena to the debtor, requesting the production of documents and a deposition from him, asRead More
April 9, 2019 | | | |
A new Appellate Division, First Department ruling has major implications for condominium boards seeking to sue individual members of a sponsor entity for construction defects.
Previously, alter ego claims against individual members of the sponsor entity were justified based on the allegation that the developer, which is often a single-purpose entity, did not maintain separateRead More
February 14, 2018 | | | | | |
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has welcomed four new attorneys, Christina M. Bezas, David I. Gise, Robert C. Kern Jr. and Amanda S. Reynolds to the firm.
Christina M. Bezas, of Long Beach, N.Y., is an Associate in the Insurance Fraud Practice Group. Christina prosecutes complex civil lawsuits under the federalRead More
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