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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.

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Krinick and Bushwack Recognized by the Long Island Press
June 2, 2021 | Appeals | General Liability

Rivkin Radler’s managing partner, Evan Krinick, was recognized on the Long Island Press’ Power List for 2021. The list celebrates the region’s most influential movers and shakers. He was highlighted in the Powerlist Partners section, which includes a brief profile of his career.

Krinick was also featured in the publication’s article, “Law Leader,” where he

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Lampert to Present CLE Program, Bushwack to be Panelist
November 16, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar

On December 2, 2020, Matthew Lampert, along with the Chair of the NCBA’s Plaintiff’s  Personal Injury Committee, will be jointly presenting a CLE Program entitled “Why Civility in the Practice of Law Matters.” It will be held over Zoom from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M.  This will be a free CLE program. The format for the

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Appeals | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense

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.

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Bushwack and Lampert Contribute to USLAW Quick Guide
August 31, 2020 | General Liability

Jacqueline Bushwack and Matthew Lampert co-authored “The State of New York General Liability COVID-19 Quick Guide,” published by the USLAW NETWORK.

USLAW’s newest compendium of law, the guide is a multi-state resource that addresses relevant state-specific general liability considerations in conjunction with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

Written by USLAW NETWORK member attorneys, the compendium takes

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Bushwack, Korman Named to Crain’s 2019 Notable Women List
December 27, 2018

Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Jacqueline Bushwack and Cheryl F. Korman have been selected for Crain’s New York Business’ 2019 Notable Women in Law list. The annual list celebrates attorneys who have made an impact on New York City. According to Crain’s, “it honors the achievements of the brightest and boldest legal minds; those

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Richman and Bushwack Obtain Defendant’s Verdict
October 2, 2018 | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman and Jacqueline Bushwack obtained a defendant’s verdict on behalf of Speedway in a case involving a woman who claimed that she slipped and fell in ice at a Speedway store in Flushing, New York, sustaining a fractured wrist that required surgical repair. The case was tried before Judge Diccia Pineda-Kirwin in Supreme Court

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Richman, Bushwack and LiPetri Obtain Summary Judgement in Labor Law Case
September 20, 2018 | General Liability

David Richman, Jacqueline Bushwack and Michael LiPetri obtained summary judgment on behalf of a NYC land owner in a lawsuit where plaintiff alleged injuries flowing from a construction-related incident when plaintiff fell from a height while in the process of disposing bulk debris.

Plaintiff alleged violations of Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200.

Bronx County

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Bushwack and Lampert Contribute to USLAW Compendium
January 31, 2018

Jacqueline Bushwack and Matthew Lampert were contributors to USLAW’s National Compendium of Law for the State of New York, a resource that gives users access to common and statutory law regarding a variety of procedural and litigation-oriented issues.

The National Compendium addresses issues that arise prior to the commencement of litigation through trial and on

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Bushwack a Two-Time Honoree at LIBN’s 50 Most Influential Women Event
October 20, 2017

Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack has for the second time been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News at a dinner held on October 19, 2017, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.  Jacqueline is a partner in the Complex Torts & Product Liability, General Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense practice

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Bushwack Moderates Women’s Initiative Panel
October 12, 2017

On October 11, Rivkin Radler’s Women’s Initiative hosted a networking event to celebrate “Her Story: Lessons in Success from Lawyers Who Live It,” a book co-edited by Jacqueline Bushwack and published by the American Bar Association.

The event, which was attended by several of the Firm’s female clients, was a cocktail hour followed by a lively

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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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Bushwack Gets 2nd Term on NSC&FGC Board
June 26, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense

On June 13, 2017,  Jacqueline Bushwack was sworn in for a second term as a member of the Board of Directors for the North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center (NSC&FGC).

Incorporated in 1953, NSC&FGC is the leading not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island dedicated to restoring and strengthening the emotional well-being of

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Bushwack Presents at USLAW Conference
June 21, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability

On June 3, Jacqueline Bushwack presented a program entitled “Incorporating Demonstrative Evidence into Your Case” at the USLAW Women’s Connection Conference in Lake Tahoe.

The USLAW Women’s Connection serves member firms’ women clients who hail from a cross-section of industries and seek a networking environment that includes prominent attorneys, businesswomen and leaders from around the

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Raia, Richman and Bushwack Contribute to USLAW Compendium
May 18, 2017 | Construction

Frank Raia, David Richman and Jacqueline Bushwack contributed to USLAW’s Construction Law Compendium.

To view the compendium, Click Here

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Bushwack, Schlosser and Romeo Obtain Partial Summary Judgment
April 25, 2017 | Construction | General Liability

Jacqueline Bushwack, Brian Schlosser and Jason Romeo obtained partial summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s claims pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6) in an action involving a construction worker bending rebar on a large construction site in Manhattan.

While plaintiff articulated a laundry list of Industrial Code violations, the Rivkin team was successful in developing evidence, by

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Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri Obtain Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice
April 19, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense

Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri obtained a Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice in a dental malpractice case involving claims brought against the Division Director at a University Dental Clinic.  Plaintiffs’ counsel claimed that the dental residents, who were under the supervision of the Program Director, committed dental practice in their management and treatment of the plaintiff. 

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Bushwack and Schlosser Secure Summary Judgment
March 27, 2017 | General Liability

On March 24, 2017, Jacqueline Bushwack and Brian S. Schlosser obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation in a premises liability case venued in Kings County.  Plaintiff was an employee of an outside security contractor and allegedly slipped and fell on water while performing his duties patrolling Novartis’ manufacturing plant.

Following a lengthy

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Richman and Malerba successful in representation of medical management company
June 23, 2016 | Health Services | Medical Malpractice Defense

Congratulations to our partners David Richman and Ben Malerba who successfully represented a medical management company against claims by a physician who alleged that he was wrongfully expelled by his medical practice. The physician claimed that the practice’s medical board and management company did not have sufficient grounds to terminate his participation in the practice

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Bushwack attends USLaw Women’s Connection Conference
June 14, 2016 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability

Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack represented Rivkin Radler LLP at the USLAW Women’s Connection Conference, “Strong Voices in Times of Crisis: Facing Adversity & Succeeding,” in Nashville, Tennessee.

The USLAW NETWORK Women’s Connection provides a forum for women lawyers to collaborate, develop and advance the status of women involved in civil litigation through the strengthening of personal

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Rivkin Radler Elects Four New Partners
January 1, 2015 | Appeals | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Employment & Labor | Health Services

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack, Justin Calabrese, Scott Green and Geoffrey Kaiser have been elected Partners.

“These attorneys are exceptionally talented and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active members of the

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Bushwack Among LIBN 50 Most Influential Women
September 30, 2014 | Appeals | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Health Services

Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack has been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News.  Jacqueline is a member of the Health Services, Litigation & Appeals and Product Liability & Toxic Tort Practice Groups.  Launched in 2000, the Top 50 Program honors the Island’s premier professional women for their exceptional accomplishments,

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Brian Bank and Jacqueline Bushwack attend the ABA’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
August 8, 2013 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Health Services | Appeals

From Aug. 8-10, attorneys Brian Bank, an associate in the firm’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, and Jacqueline Bushwack, an associate in the firm’s Health Services, Litigation & Appeals and Product Liability & Toxic Tort practice groups, attended the ABA’s annual meeting in San Francisco, California, where they each served as a New York delegate to the ABA

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