Recent News - Jonathan B. Bruno
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 honorRead More
June 16, 2022 |
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson moved to dismiss a libel per se claim against the firm’s clients, New York counsel for the co-defendant corporation.
Plaintiffs, who are also lawyers, represented the co-defendant corporation in a legal matter. The corporation agreed to pay plaintiffs for their legal work by issuing them shares of the corporation. Plaintiffs’ broker soldRead More
April 19, 2022 |
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured dismissal from the Appellate Division, First Department of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract, with the Appellate Division affirming the trial court’s decision granting their motion for summary judgment and denying plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment.
The Firm’s clients representedRead More
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 tremendousRead More
July 12, 2021 |
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. TheRead More
March 17, 2021 |
Law360 has selected Jonathan Bruno to participate on its 2021 Legal Ethics Editorial Board. The purpose of the board is to get feedback from readers on how Law360 can improve its coverage.
With over 1.5 million daily newsletter recipients, Law360 covers legal news and analysis across dozens of practice areas, industries, and jurisdictions.Read More
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
December 14, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson moved to dismiss a legal malpractice action against their clients, a matrimonial law firm and its partner, related to their representation of the plaintiff in a divorce proceeding.
Plaintiff alleged that the attorneys were negligent in the preparation of a stipulation by which plaintiff exercised her option to purchase herRead More
October 28, 2020 | | | | | | | | | | | | |
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys were named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2020 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 in Super Lawyers.Read More
April 13, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno spoke to Law360 about a potential surge in professional liability claims that could arise during the economic slump caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
The suits could stem from individual clients who have lost their jobs or corporate clients that are blaming their attorneys.
“They may be disgruntled, not necessarily because of the lawyer’sRead More
March 25, 2020
Jon Bruno and Amanda Gurman obtained dismissal of a legal malpractice suit on a pre-answer motion to dismiss.
The plaintiff commenced the action alleging the law firm committed legal malpractice, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract in connection with the firm’s representation of the plaintiff in a personal injury action, in whichRead More
March 9, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno was quoted in the March 9, 2020, Newsday article, “EEOC: Workplace bias charges down.” The article was based on an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report that showed a decline in workplace discrimination claims.
The report listed retaliation as the most frequently filed charge, at 53.8% of all claims filed with the Commission.
February 19, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno was a guest speaker at the New York Wage & Hour Compliance Forum hosted by FedEx on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott.
The forum, hosted for FedEx’s independent service providers in New York, was meant to help trucking businesses better understand their business’ compliance obligations regarding wageRead More
July 11, 2019 |
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 livedRead More
May 23, 2019 |
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 contractRead More
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.
Lawsuits against lawyers arising from errors and/orRead More
February 14, 2019 |
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.Read More
January 4, 2019 | Jonathan B. Bruno | Deborah M. Isaacson |
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 nineRead More
December 3, 2018 |
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, claimedRead More
December 3, 2018 |
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 siteRead More
November 21, 2018 |
Jon Bruno’s decision was published in the October 2018 issue of DRI’s column, “And The Defense Wins.”Read More
October 2, 2018 |
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-partyRead More
March 9, 2018 |
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.Read More
February 22, 2018 |
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 plaintiffRead More
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: DefenseRead More
February 28, 2017 |
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.
Lawsuits against lawyers arising from errors and/or omissions in the performance of legal services are on the rise. It is nowRead More
February 2, 2017 |
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 howRead More
January 19, 2017 | | |
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 thoseRead More
January 17, 2017 | | |
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.Read More
November 14, 2016 | | |
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.Read More
October 11, 2016 | | | | | | | | |
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 aRead More
July 14, 2016 | | |
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.Read More
July 6, 2016 |
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 –Read More
May 24, 2016 | |
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 servicesRead More
January 14, 2016 | | |
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 creditsRead More
December 24, 2015 | | |
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.Read More
October 31, 2015 | | |
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 andRead More
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