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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America©/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022 – 24 Practice Areas Recognized
November 4, 2021

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022
August 19, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Corporate | Tax

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

In addition,

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Cornachio and Twersky close on $50M Real Estate Loan
June 10, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

William Cornachio and Michael Twersky closed last week on a $50 million CMBS loan received from Citi Real Estate Funding on behalf of our client. The loan is secured by mortgages on 19 multi-family residential properties located in Brooklyn Heights, Columbia Heights and the Upper West Side, all bearing New York City landmark status.

Matthew

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NCBA Names Rivkin Radler a Top Pro Bono Law Firm
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 hours

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2021. For the first time, four Rivkin attorneys, all based in the firm’s Long Island office, have been named Lawyer of the Year:

Attorney                                Practice Area

Barry I. Levy                           Litigation-Health Care

Brian S. Conneely                  Employment Law-Management

Wendy H.

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2019 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Uniondale, New York – August 15, 2019 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2020.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Albany,

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Cornachio Quoted in Newsday
March 18, 2019 | Corporate

Bill Cornachio was quoted in a Newsday article, “LI Auto Firm Seeks Tax Breaks to Expand.” Cornachio explained that the auto company, Tonsa Automotive Inc., needs more space to accommodate its growing inventory of auto parts.

“What’s key to its success is prompt delivery of automobile parts…[Motorists] don’t want to wait several days for the

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Rivkin Radler Closed on Landmark Brooklyn Heights Building
December 5, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

William Cornachio, with the help of John Panagopoulos, closed on the acquisition and financing of a client’s $21.9 million purchase of a 31-unit, multi-family landmark property in Brooklyn Heights.

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4 Members of Rivkin Radler Receive Leadership in Law Awards
November 30, 2018

On November 20, 2018, William Cornachio, Cheryl Korman, Tamika Hardy and Laurie Bloom received a Leadership in Law award from Long Island Business News in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Partner, Associate and Unsung Hero, respectively.

The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, along with leadership qualities, in both the

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Mulè to Host Fifth BOSS Program
October 17, 2018 | Corporate

On Thursday, November 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the fifth program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices.

In this program, “Shape Shifting: your business form may be costing you,” Rivkin Radler partners, William Cornachio and Kate Heptig will discuss the signs pointing to the need

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NCBA Names Rivkin Radler a Top Pro Bono Law Firm
April 24, 2018

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA), The Safe Center LI (TSCLI) and Nassau Suffolk Law Services (NSLS) have named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2017. This is the fourth consecutive year the firm has been recognized.

The annual award, which ranks law firms by categories based on size, also

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Cornachio and Shin Represent Client in Sale of Industrial Property
December 4, 2017 | William Cornachio | Corporate

William Cornachio and Jenny Shin represented the firm’s client in the sale of its industrial property located in the Food Center area of the South Bronx to a hedge fund purchaser for 25.7 million.  With only one month between contract and closing, they addressed and resolved to the satisfaction of all participants both environmental concerns

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Cornachio and Shin Close on $48 Million Mortgage Refinance
September 6, 2017 | William Cornachio | Corporate

William Cornachio and Jenny Shin closed another loan for client, The We’re Group.  This transaction was a $48 million refinancing of the mortgage on 300 Jericho Quadrangle, and Hartford Life Insurance Company was the lender.  Two years ago in August 2015, Mr. Cornachio assisted the ownership in obtaining financial assistance from the Nassau County Industrial

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Cornachio and Leno Present at National Business Institute Seminar
May 3, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

William Cornachio and David Leno presented a CLE program entitled, “Advanced Real Estate Transactions: A Practical Guide to Complex Matters,” for the National Business Institute. William presented the topic, “Problems at Closing: Moving Past Difficulties and Sidestepping Malpractice Claims,” and David presented, “Zoning, Subdivisions and Easements: Resolving Issues That Affect Transactions.”

For more information on

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NCBA Names Rivkin Radler a Top Pro Bono Law Firm
April 6, 2017

We are proud to announce that the Nassau County Bar Association, The Safe Center LI and Nassau Suffolk Law Services has named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2016. This is the third consecutive year the firm has been recognized.

Individual attorneys receiving recognition include Brian Boxler, William Cornachio, Ryan

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Cornachio Closes on Refinancing of Buildings in the Lake Success Quadrangle
March 15, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate

William Cornachio, with assistance from Marie Landsman and Matt Spero, closed on a $155 million refinancing of mortgage loans on the ten buildings in the Lake Success Quadrangle office park owned by our  client, The We’re Group.  The new loans were provided by three lending affiliates of a major life and casualty insurance company, which has

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Cornachio speaker at National Business Institute CLE
June 22, 2016 | Corporate

On June 22, 2016, William Cornachio will be a featured speaker in a National Business Institute CLE seminar entitled, “Commercial Real Estate Financing.”

Commercial real estate lending requires delicately balancing the risk mitigation requirements of lenders with the business needs of borrowers. Achieving this balance can be especially difficult in today’s credit market. As a

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Cornachio and Shin represent client in sale of Company’s outstanding capital stock
June 2, 2016 | Corporate

Bill Cornachio and Jenny Shin represented the shareholders of the firm’s client Euromed, Inc., in their sale of all of the Company’s outstanding capital stock to Scapa Group plc. Euromed specializes in developing and manufacturing hydrocolloid-based wound care solutions in its ISO certified, state-of-the-art class 8 clean room located in Orangeburg, New York.  Scapa is

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Cornachio Re-appointed as Chairman of Town of North Hempstead Waterfront Advisory Committee
May 6, 2016 | Corporate

William Cornachio has been re-appointed as Chairman of the Town of North Hempstead’s Waterfront Advisory Committee for a term that expires in May 2018. The commission was created in 1995, and advises the Town Board on issues relating to the waterfront areas of Manhasset Bay and Hempstead Harbor, such as navigation and public safety, designation

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The Corporate Group Closes Fourth Acquisition for Arkadin, Inc.
February 5, 2016 | Corporate

William Cornachio, with assistance from Jenny Shin and Sean Simensky, represented Arkadin, Inc. in its recently completed acquisition of the assets of a Long Island based conferencing and communications company.  This is the fourth major acquisition the corporate team handled for Arkadin, which offers a complete range of integrated audio, web, video and unified communications solutions,

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Cornachio to Volunteer/Mentor at Hofstra Law School’s Pathway to Profession Program
January 14, 2016 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate

William Cornachio will be a volunteer/mentor at Hofstra Law School’s “Dinner with a Lawyer,” which is part of the school’s “Pathway to Profession” program.  The dinner will be limited to 40 students with two or three representatives from various practice areas.  The purpose of the program is to allow students a more personal interaction with attorneys in

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Cornachio speaker at CLE
May 20, 2015 | Corporate

William Cornachio, a partner in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group, is a speaker at a CLE entitled, “Obtaining Financial Assistance from Long Island Industrial Development Agencies.” This seminar will cover the “nuts and bolts” of an Industrial Development Agency financing, including description of the manner in which the Agency will acquire an interest in the

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Weissman and Cornachio represent Brooklyn Hospital Center
January 31, 2015 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate

Stephen Weissman and William Cornachio, Partners in the Real Estate Practice Group, represented Brooklyn Hospital Center in the construction and installation of a new Data Center and a new air conditioning system at the hospital’s main campus on DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn.

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William Cornachio to speak at the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society breakfast meeting
January 17, 2012 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate

William Cornachio, a Partner in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups, will be a speaker at the CIBS breakfast meeting.  Mr. Cornachio will be speaking on the topic of recent developments in independent contractor laws as they relate to real estate brokers.

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William Cornachio & Stephen Weissman rep Nassau Cty in negotiations w New York Islanders.
June 30, 2011 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate

William Cornachio and Stephen Weissman, Partners in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups, were members of the team that represented Nassau County in its lease negotiations with the New York Islanders’ ownership for the construction & occupancy of the proposed new arena that will replace the existing Coliseum.

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Chatzinoff, Conneely, Contino & Cornachio Among LI’s Top Legal Eagles
August 31, 2010 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals | Employment & Labor | Corporate | Professional Liability

UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler is please to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been named among the Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by PULSE Magazine for 2010.  The list was compiled from Lexis Nexis Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, identifying lawyers who are “AV Preeminent” – the highest Peer

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