Recent News - Jonathan B. Bruno


Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Employment & Labor | Tax | Banking | Corporate | Medical Malpractice Defense | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Directors & Officers Liability | Construction | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys were named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and eight attorneys were named 2019 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys, the practice areas for which they were recognized, and the years they were included …
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Bruno and Eckler Secure Dismissal of Amended Complaint Against Law Firm Defendants
July 11, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Cali Eckler obtained the dismissal of an amended complaint on behalf of their clients, a law firm and an individually named attorney at the law firm (the law firm defendants). The claim arose from litigation that the plaintiff initiated after the board members of the homeowners’ association (HOA) where the plaintiff lived …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
May 23, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division, of a complaint asserting claims for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with a contract, breach of contract and seeking punitive damages against an attorney client. The non-party owner of a Manhattan townhouse entered into a contract …
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Wilck and Bruno On Faculty at the NYSBA’s Legal Malpractice Seminar
March 6, 2019
David Wilck and Jonathan Bruno will be speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s 2019 Legal Malpractice Seminar. David will be speaking on Wednesday, March 20 at the Melville Marriott and Jon will be speaking in New York City at Convene on Monday, March 25. Seminar Description: Lawsuits against lawyers arising from errors and/or …
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Bruno Covers Risk Management at NYSBA CLE
February 14, 2019 | Professional Liability
On Monday, March 25, 2019, Jonathan Bruno will participate in the New York State Bar Association’s Legal Malpractice continuing legal education program. He will be speaking on the topic of Risk Management for Lawyers. For information and to register, click here. …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action from Appellate Division
January 4, 2019 | Jonathan B. Bruno | Deborah M. Isaacson | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured dismissal from the Appellate Division, First Department of a complaint asserting legal malpractice, fraud and Judiciary Law 487 claims against their attorney clients, with the Appellate Division reversing the trial court’s partial denial of their motion to dismiss. Our clients represented the plaintiff in her divorce proceeding for nine …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Counterclaims
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County of counterclaims for sanctions and punitive damages against their law firm client.  Their client brought an action on a guarantee to pay legal fees for the services they provided in a matrimonial action, and the defendant, in response, claimed …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Bronx County of a second third-party complaint asserting claims for contribution and common law indemnification against their safety inspector client. A defendant contractor sought to hold our client responsible should plaintiff succeed on its labor law claims relating to his job site …
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Bruno Decision Published in DRI
November 21, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno’s decision was published in the October 2018 issue of DRI’s column, “And The Defense Wins.” …
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Bruno Secures a Pre-Answer Dismissal of a Third-Party Claim
October 2, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno secured a pre-answer dismissal of a third-party complaint in the Southern District of New York.  Our client represented the plaintiff in a lawsuit concerning his daughter, and the defendant/third-party plaintiff represented the same plaintiff in various claims against his former employer.  The client participated in several telephone conferences with plaintiff and the third-party …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 13, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys were named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 11 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Merril Biscone – Appellate Jonathan B. Bruno …
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Bruno Named to Law360 Editorial Advisory Board
March 9, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno has been selected to the editorial advisory board of Law360’s Legal Ethics Newsletter. Advisory board members are tasked with giving feedback to section editors about specific news coverage and improve the newsletter’s overall reporting. Jon will serve through 2018. …
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Bruno and Mandel Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
February 22, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno and Anna Mandel secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting a sole claim for violations of Judiciary Law Section 487 against their lawyer client.  In dismissing the action, the Court adopted the arguments Bruno and Mandel raised, rejecting plaintiff’s “novel” theory and concluding that plaintiff …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 19, 2017
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys were named to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 10 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Jonathan B. Bruno – Professional Liability:  Defense …
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Bruno Presents at New York State Bar Association’s CLE on Legal Malpractice
February 28, 2017 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno will be a presenter at the New York State Bar Association’s CLE on Legal Malpractice.  This program will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center on Friday, March 17, 2017. Program Description: Lawsuits against lawyers arising from errors and/or omissions in the performance of legal services are on the rise.  It is now …
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Bruno to present at New York State Bar
February 2, 2017 | Professional Liability
On Friday, March 24, Jonathan Bruno will present “Legal Malpractice 2017: Professional Liability Claims, Litigation Strategies, and Attorney Disciplinary Procedures.” The course, which offers 4 MCLE credits, including 3 ethics credits, will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. Learn about sources of legal malpractice claims and ethical considerations. Learn how …
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Bruno to present at New York City Bar
January 19, 2017 | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | Professional Liability
On January 27, Jonathan Bruno will present, “Legal Malpractice Basics & Risk Management” at the New York City Bar program entitled, “16-Hour Bridge-The-Gap:  Corporate & Litigation. Earn all of your annual New York MCLE credits while obtaining crucial knowledge on a variety of areas. This Bridge-the-Gap program fulfills a full year’s credit requirements for those …
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Bruno and Monteleone Host a Lunch ‘n Learn
January 17, 2017 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Joseph Monteleone hosted a lunch ‘n learn presentation for client, YorkPro, Inc., at their offices.  They discussed various topics, including insureds’ rights to independent counsel in key jurisdictions, frequent areas of coverage disputes under professional liability policies and the impact of professional services exclusions in Commercial General Liability (“CGL”) policies. …
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Bruno Quoted in Tax Analysts.org article entitled, “Trump Return Leak Shines Light on Tax Disclosure Laws”
November 14, 2016 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno was quoted in an article entitled, “Trump Return Leak Shines Light on Tax Disclosure Laws,” published by Tax Analysts.org. Click here to read the article. …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability | Bankruptcy | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that twenty attorneys were named to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and five attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous honor reserved for only the top 5% of all lawyers in a …
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Bruno and Goldberg obtain pre-answer dismissal
July 14, 2016 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno and Seth Goldberg were successful in obtaining a pre-answer dismissal of plaintiffs’ complaint, which alleged multiple claims including legal malpractice and fraud, in the Supreme Court, New York County.  The court concluded that the documentary evidence they submitted conclusively refuted plaintiffs’ allegations as a matter of law and dismissed the complaint with prejudice.  …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Recognized by American Lawyer Media
July 6, 2016 | Insurance Coverage
American Lawyer Media (ALM), publisher of The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, Inside Counsel, and the National Law Journal, among other legal and professional publications, has named Jonathan Bruno, Michael A. Kotula, Evan Krinick, Peter P. McNamara, John L. Rivkin, Leonard L. Rivkin, John J. Robertelli, Alan Rutkin, William M. Savino and Norman L. Tolle – …
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Monteleone, Bruno & Jones Host Lunch ‘N Learn Presentation
May 24, 2016 | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage
Joseph Monteleone, Jonathan Bruno and Michael Jones hosted a lunch ‘n learn presentation for client, Hudson Insurance Company, at their offices in New York on May 24th.  They discussed various topics, including insureds’ rights to independent counsel in key jurisdictions, frequent areas of coverage disputes under professional liability policies and the impact of professional services …
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Bruno to Present at New York City Bar Association program entitled, “Bridge the Gap: Corporate & Litigation CLE”
January 14, 2016 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno will be a speaker at day one of the upcoming 16-Hour Bridge The Gap: Corporate & Litigation CLE program at the New York City Bar Association on January 29, 2016. This two day program will fulfill a full year’s credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing invaluable information and credits …
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Bruno to Present at New York City Bar Association
December 24, 2015 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno will be a speaker at the upcoming 16-Hour Bridge The Gap: Corporate & Litigation CLE program at the New York City Bar Association on January 29, 2016. This two day program will fulfill a full year’s credit requirements for those who are newly admitted, while providing invaluable information and credits for more experienced attorneys. …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorneys
October 31, 2015 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Jonathan B. Bruno and Deborah Isaacson have joined the firm as a Partner and Associate, respectively.  Jon and Deborah will practice in the firm’s Directors & Officers Liability, Employment & Labor and Professional Liability Practice Groups. “We are excited to have Jon and …
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