Recent News - Tamika N. Hardy
April 27, 2023 | |
The Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association will host the first joint TIPS & YLD Section Conference, May 3-6, in New York City.
On May 4, Tamika Hardy will serve on the panel, Cannabis in the Workplace: Cultivation, Accommodation or Deprivation. The program will cover employmentRead More
November 7, 2022
Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that, Tamika Hardy has been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News at a dinner held on October 27, 2022, at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Tamika is a partner in Banking, Business Dissolution, Cannabis, Commercial Litigation, Employment & Labor practice groups.Read More
October 20, 2022 | |
Please join us for the November Lunch and Learn as Rivkin Radler Partners John Diviney and Tamika Hardy discuss the following topics:
- New State laws – New York Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, New York Labor Law Section 201-D, New York Human Rights Law, New York Penal Law, New York City Administrative Code
October 22, 2021 | |
Tamika Hardy was quoted in the Newsday article, “Employers can no longer test most job seekers for marijuana, NY says.”
New York legalized recreational marijuana earlier this year and now, most employers cannot penalize employees for off-hour marijuana use.
Hardy stated, “With certain exceptions, they can’t test employees for cannabis, either, under recent Department ofRead More
July 22, 2021 | |
On July 21, 2021, Tamika Hardy spoke at the Employment & NY Marijuana Legalization (MRTA) panel, presented by the Brooklyn branch of the NAACP.
The Brooklyn NAACP’s Justice Reform and Legal Redress Committees discussed the New York legalization of cannabis as it relates to employment.
Hardy discussed what recreational cannabis legalization means in the employmentRead More
February 3, 2021 | | | |
Michael Heller, Tamika Hardy, and Lawrence Han successfully overturned the denial of a summary judgment motion in a motion for reargument and renewal. The Court had previously denied the client’s motion for summary judgment to strike the borrower’s answer, which was filed by our client via its foreclosure counsel, holding that there was a triableRead More
December 9, 2020 |
Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff successfully secured summary judgment on behalf of our client, an accounting and tax firm that prepares personal, corporate and business tax returns and provides tax planning services. The judgment holds the defendant, a former employee of the firm, liable for his violation of a Confidential Nonsolicit and Noncompete Agreement (CNNA)Read More
September 25, 2020 |
Tamika Hardy was quoted in a Business News Daily article, “Should You Hire At-Will Employees?”
The article discusses the pros and cons of hiring at-will employees and the strategies for hiring and terminating at-will employees.
Click here to read the full article.Read More
September 21, 2020 | | | | | | | | | | |
Six attorneys from Rivkin Radler will be speakers at USLAW Network’s virtual retreat, which takes place September 30 through October 9. The retreat is intended for general counsel, in-house counsel, heads and managers of claims and risk, C-suite executives, and other legal decision makers.
The program will cover issues beyond COVID-19, projecting what the futureRead More
March 3, 2020 |
Tamika Hardy was interviewed for the February 28, 2020, Long Island Business News article, “Romance by the Water Cooler,” which discusses the problems that romantic relationships within the workplace can cause.
“It’s an issue that has gone to the forefront of employers’ minds because of the ‘me-too’ era,” Tamika noted. “Some employers are looking for guidanceRead More
March 2, 2020 | | |
Tamika Hardy was selected to join The National Black Lawyers Top 100, an elite network made up of African American attorneys in New York. Tamika was selected after a rigorous nomination and vetting process. The mission of The National Black Lawyers is to celebrate legal excellence by promoting their attorneys as subject-matter experts, developing aRead More
January 2, 2020 | | | | | | |
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Michelle A. Bholan, James R. Finn, Tamika N. Hardy, Steven T. Henesy and Joshua D. Smith have been elected Partners.
“These attorneys are excellent advocates in their respective practice areas who are deeply committed to serving our clients,” Krinick said. “WeRead More
November 25, 2019 |
Tamika Hardy, Michael Mulè and Stuart Gordon successfully defeated a motion to dismiss a complaint pursuant to CPLR 3211(a)(4) based on other action pending and seeking to cancel a notice of pendency filed in connection with the motion.
Plaintiff, a for-profit college, sought to set aside the college’s no-consideration conveyance of real property to defendants,Read More
May 30, 2019 |
In this action to enforce a judgment against the firm’s clients, the Appellate Division, Second Department affirmed a Supreme Court order disqualifying Plaintiff’s attorney, who had previously represented the firm’s clients and their family members in two unrelated matters. The firm convinced the Second Department that a substantial risk of prejudice to defendants existed becauseRead More
March 13, 2019 |
Tamika Hardy obtained dismissal on behalf of her client in a discrimination matter pending before the Division of Human Rights. The claimant asserted pregnancy, sex, disability and national origin discrimination claims based on from her termination two days after she returned from maternity leave. The Division found that there was no probable cause to believe thatRead More
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 theRead More
September 25, 2018 |
The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granted our client’s motion to dismiss a bankruptcy case. Previously, in the State Court, Rivkin Radler attorneys, Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of the management company and the board of a New York City Housing Development Finance Corporation (theRead More
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, RyanRead More
April 3, 2017 |
Kenneth A. Novikoff and Tamika N. Hardy obtained an order on behalf of clients, the Halperts, who are judgment-debtors, disqualifying their former lawyer from representing the judgment-creditor in a judgment enforcement action as well as vacating a wrongfully-issued restraining notice against the Halperts’ daughter’s bank account. The judgment debtors and the judgment creditor were previouslyRead More
February 2, 2017 | |
Rivkin Radler recently secured an affirmance of summary judgment from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in favor of State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, based on the insureds’ failure to comply with the policy condition that requires prompt reporting of the loss. In this case the plaintiffs, Nikolai and HartyunRead More
February 22, 2016
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that we are this year’s recipient of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association’s President’s Award for Diversity. This Award is presented to a person or organization that has been and continues to be committed to diversity and inclusion both in the legal profession and in the community.
September 11, 2014 | |
Tamika Hardy successfully defeated a CPLR 3213 motion for summary judgment in the Supreme Court, Nassau County on behalf of client Dominick Golia, M.D. in an action wherein the plaintiff, George Hyman, M.D., another doctor, attempted collect on a guarantee executed by Dr. Golia in connection with his purchase of Dr. Hyman’s medical practice. TheRead More
August 28, 2014 | |
Ken Novikoff and Tamika Hardy successfully obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a tortious interference with contract claim against clients Lindsay Park Housing Corp and Board President Cora Austin in federal court in the Eastern District of New York. The Court agreed with defendants that an employee handbook provided by the co-defendant to plaintiff did notRead More
July 27, 2013 | | |
From July 27-Aug. 1, attorneys Tamika Hardy, an associate in the firm’s Employment & Labor and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups and Maria John, an associate in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice Group, attended the Annual National Bar Association conference in Florida. They serve as Vice President of Membership and Corresponding Secretary, respectively, of the AmistadRead More
September 7, 2012 | | |
Michael Versichelli and Tamika Hardy obtained dismissal of a putative class action brought by a claimant challenging a no-fault insurer’s industry-wide practice of calculating lost wage benefits under New York’s no-fault law. The court held that a no-fault insurer is permitted to offset the 20% tax reduction for lost wages against the $50,000 cap forRead More
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