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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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Murphy, Mann and Feld Receive Half-Million Dollar Award against Professional Boxer
June 16, 2022 | Commercial Litigation

Casey Murphy, Greg Mann, and Brian Feld obtained a summary judgment award in the Southern District of New York of over a half a million dollars for the firm’s client. The case was brought on behalf of a high-end jeweler against the professional boxer, Gervonta Davis, for failure to pay for three pieces of

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Murphy and Boyd Secure Summary Judgment Reforming a Trust and Removing Trustees
April 5, 2022 | Commercial Litigation

Kenneth C. Murphy and J’Naia L. Boyd successfully obtained summary judgment in Nassau County Supreme Court in a matter involving life insurance proceeds.

Our client commenced suit after she discovered that her deceased ex-husband breached their separation agreement by assigning life insurance proceeds to a trust for the benefit of their children. He also appointed

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 1, 2021

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 30 attorneys were named to the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2021 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 a tremendous

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Grill and Murphy Have Corporate Dissolution Proceeding Dismissed in Its Entirety
December 4, 2020 | Business Dissolution | Commercial Litigation

David M. Grill and Kenneth C. Murphy, members of Rivkin Radler’s Business Dissolution practice, recently had dismissed a Petition for Dissolution filed by the shareholder and one-third owner of a New York City medical practice. Plaintiff filed the dissolution proceeding under New York’s Business Corporation Law Section 1104-a seeking an expedited summary order of dissolution.

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Mulè to Host Ninth BOSS Program
August 9, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar

On Thursday, September 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the ninth program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices.

Rivkin Radler Compliance, Investigations and White Collar partners, Geoffrey Kaiser and Casey Murphy will discuss:

  • The honest mistakes that become services fraud
  • When embellishing can create
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Murphy and Boyd Score Major Victory For Client In Arbitration
August 8, 2019 | Commercial Litigation

Casey Murphy and J’Naia Boyd prevailed in securing an award on behalf of our client in a contentious partnership dispute.  The firm’s client had entered into a partnership agreement with his former partner to share profits from various ventures that each had separately launched over several years.  The former partner sued Rivkin Radler’s client claiming

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Murphy and Han Secure Dissolution
July 19, 2019 | Corporate

On July 17, 2019, Casey Murphy and Lawrence Han secured a dissolution of De’An’s Pork Products, Inc. on behalf of their client, a 50% owner in the sausage manufacturing company.

Over the objection and resistance of the other 50% owner, the Hon. Leon Ruchelsman of the New York Supreme Court in Kings County issued an

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Heptig and Murphy Quoted in LIBN Article
July 9, 2019 | Corporate

Kate Heptig and Casey Murphy were quoted in a Long Island Business News article, “Put it in writing.” The article discussed the importance of a partnership agreement for business owners in case the unexpected happens.

“The document details the economic and governance rights of the members vis-a-vis each other,” said Kate Heptig. “It includes rules

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Kaiser and Murphy to Present at Huntington Rotary Club
February 27, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar

On March 5, Geoffrey Kaiser and Casey Murphy will be speaking to the Huntington Rotary Club regarding, “The Legal Pitfalls of Running a Cash Business.”

Program description:

Small businesses need to be aware that certain conduct that might seem a smart business move to avoid taxes and increase profit, can be big problem and a

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Murphy and Gurman Secure Summary Judgment
February 20, 2019

Casey Murphy and Amanda Gurman secured summary judgment in a client’s favor, dismissing a third-party complaint brought against the client and obtaining judgment on the client’s cross-claims for contractual indemnification against a subcontractor.

The action was a property damage action wherein the client was contracted to perform property management services.  However, the client subcontracted these

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Murphy, Del La Hoz and Boyd Victorious in Trial
February 11, 2019 | Commercial Litigation

In an action alleging fraud, unjust enrichment and conversion in connection with the sale of a $14 million promissory note, Casey Murphy, Catalina De La Hoz, and J’Naia Boyd obtained a defense verdict on all claims in a trial before the Hon. Timothy S. Driscoll of the Commercial Division, Nassau County.  The Court rejected plaintiff’s

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Grill and Murphy Win Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
July 24, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation

Kenneth C. Murphy and David M. Grill obtained an Order dismissing Plaintiffs-Tenants Supreme Court action seeking a declaratory judgment that their apartment is subject to rent regulation.   In short, Plaintiffs commenced the underlying action seeking a declaratory judgment that their apartment is subject to New York’s Rent Stabilization Law (RSL) and the Rent Stabilization Code

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Murphy Secures Dismissal of All Claims in Law Firm Suit
May 17, 2018 | Commercial Litigation

Judge George B. Daniels of the Southern District of New York recently dismissed all causes of action in a suit brought by two plaintiffs, a disgruntled former associate and a contract attorney previously employed by a boutique law firm.

In the matter of Brian Brook and Matthew Peed v. Simon & Partners LLP, (17-cv-6435 (GBD)),

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