Recent News - Pia E. Riverso


Riverso Featured in Manhattan College Magazine
June 7, 2024

Pia Riverso’s career was covered in the spring 2024 issue of Manhattan Magazine, a publication of Manhattan College.

The article, “Legal Eagle Reflects on Winning Cases — and Kudos,” reveals how Pia decided to become an attorney and discusses her trajectory to starting the firm’s Construction practice. It mentions the many accolades Pia has received,

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53 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers®/Rising Stars
September 22, 2023 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Tax | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 36 attorneys were named to the 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 17 attorneys were named 2023 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 honor

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers®/Rising Stars
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 honor

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Riverso, De La Hoz and Impellizeri Obtain Summary Judgment
March 25, 2022 | Construction

Pia E. Riverso, Catalina De La Hoz and Michael Impellizeri, on behalf of our clients, successfully argued and obtained summary judgment in Kings County Supreme Court.

Our clients were constrained to commence suit after their neighbor improperly erected a fence on our clients’ properties taking a strip of land from both of their properties, modified

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

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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Riverso and De La Hoz Obtain Preliminary Injunction Without an Evidentiary Hearing
February 24, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Construction

In a trespass action, Pia E. Riverso and Catalina E. De La Hoz obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of the firm’s clients, two owners of adjoining property in Brooklyn, NY.

The two homeowners commenced an action against the defendants — adjoining property owners — after the defendants’ encroached on the plaintiffs’ properties during their

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Heptig, Riverso Named To Crain’s Notable Women List
December 16, 2019

Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Katherine A. Heptig and Pia E. Riverso have been selected for Crain’s New York Business’ 2020 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

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Grill and Riverso Become Fellows in Construction Lawyers Society of America
November 28, 2018

David Grill and Pia Riverso were selected to become fellows in the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA), an honorary society for construction attorneys, with membership by invitation only.

The CLSA Fellowship is limited to 1,200 active, practicing lawyers worldwide, and the number of Fellowships available to New York lawyers is capped at 85.

For

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Riverso Featured in New York Real Estate Journal
September 20, 2018 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

Pia Riverso was featured in the New York Real Estate Journal’s 2018 Women in Real Estate: Professional Services. The September 18th Spotlight edition shared insight into today’s real estate industry from a woman’s point of view. This issue recognized achievements of women engaged in specialized industries.

Click here to read Pia’s interview.

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Riverso, Honig and Han Victorious in Real Estate Developer Court Proceeding
July 10, 2018 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Pia Riverso, Jeremy Honig and Lawrence Han were victorious in a proceeding commenced on behalf of their real estate developer client pursuant to Article 4 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules, and Section 881 of the Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law.  The client’s development project was delayed for over 9 months due to

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Riverso Presents for Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise
June 20, 2018 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

Pia E. Riverso participated in the Manhattan College W.I.S.E. (Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise) Summer Funded Internship Program professional development series.  Pia presented to a group of female students who were selected from the college based on their scholastic and community achievements to participate in summer intern programs in various businesses in the metropolitan area.  Pia

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Riverso Quoted in Article for Sober Home Regulations
February 21, 2018 | Commercial Litigation

Pia Riverso was quoted in an online news source, Tap Into Yorktown, entitled, “Legislators, Sober Home Owners Call for Regulation.” The article pinpoints the harm that sober homes are causing in communities due to the lack of regulations over these private homes.

In the article, Riverso informs, “Every day we drive by that facility, they’re still

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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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Troisi, Riverso, and Welch Obtain Dismissal for Homeowners Insurer, Defeating Policyholder’s Estoppel Claim
February 6, 2017 | Insurance Coverage

Rivkin Radler partners, Michael Troisi, Pia Riverso, and Michael Welch, defeated a policyholder’s suit for breach of contract and bad faith on the basis that the policyholder’s claim was time-barred and was not subject to tolling.  The dispute arose from a retaining wall that was damaged a decade earlier.  The policyholder filed a claim with

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Riverso Co-Moderator at NCBA’s Joint ADR, Construction & Commercial Litigation Committees Meeting
November 14, 2016 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

On November 17, Pia Riverso will be a co-moderator at a lunch CLE sponsored by the ADR and Construction Committees for the Nassau County Bar’s Association. The program is entitled, “Anatomy of a Large Construction Mediation:  Lessons Learned from the Archstone Case, and features important discussions on construction mediation including blind mediation techniques, dealing with many

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability

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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Riverso Quoted in Long Island Business News
August 22, 2016 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

Pia Riverso was quoted in a recent Long Island Business News article entitled, “Taking Coverage.” Pia warns that many contractors and property owners do not realize they lack adequate coverage.

“In order to ensure that the proper coverage is in place, the policy must have an endorsement giving the contractor blanket additional insured

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Riverso appointed vice-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee
May 25, 2016 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

Pia Riverso has been appointed a vice-chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee for the 2016-2017 term.  The Committee provides a forum for discussion of topics related to construction law.

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Grill, Riverso & Honig Victorious on Behalf of Major Developer
April 15, 2016 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction | Commercial Litigation

David M. Grill, Pia E. Riverso and Jeremy Honig secured an order from New York County Supreme Court granting access to a major developer to enter upon adjoining property to install and read monitoring devices and to install and maintain overhead protection as required by the Building Code of the City of New York.  After

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Riverso quoted in ENR Magazine
March 9, 2016 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

Pia Riverso was quoted in an ENR Magazine article entitled, “Premiums Could Rise After Latest Costly Crane Accident.”

Click here to read the article.

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Grill and Riverso Secure Access Agreement for Major Developer
January 26, 2016 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

David M. Grill and Pia E. Riverso secured an order from New York County Supreme Court granting access to a major developer to enter upon an adjoining neighbor’s property to install rear yard, overhead and rooftop protections as required by the Building Code of the City of New York.  After nearly one year of negotiations

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2015 New York Metro SuperLawyers
September 30, 2015 | Corporate | Professional Liability

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that sixteen attorneys have been named to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and four attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Rivkin attorneys were named SuperLawyers in the categories of Appellate Law, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Coverage and

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Pia Riverso presents “Changes at the School Construction Authority and How Those Changes Will Impact Your Business”
October 16, 2013 | Appeals | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage

Pia Riverso will be presenting, “Changes at the School Construction Authority and How Those Changes Will Impact Your Business,” at a construction forum, to be held at the LaGuardia Airport Marriott on October 16, 2013.

Topics covered include:

  • The impact of the discontinuance of the School Construction Authority (“SCA”) Owner Controlled Insurance Program (“OCIP”);
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Pia Riverso presents at the Construction Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association
January 22, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Appeals

On Jan. 22, Pia Riverso will present before the Construction Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, a seminar entitled, “Practitioner’s Guide to Delay Damages and Change Orders.” Ms. Riverso will present an overview of delay damages, including the types of damages recoverable, the period of delay, and common issues in litigation of delay

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Pia Riverso Spotlighted in Professional Women In Construction Newsletter
August 31, 2012 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Appeals

Pia Riverso, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation, Intellectual Property and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, has been spotlighted as a member of the Professional Women In Construction National Association in their Sept. 2012 ePWC newsletter.

Click below to view the newsletter:

http://www.pwcusa.org/chapter-specific/USA1/emails/ePWC_201209/ePWC_20120909.html

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Rivkin Radler Team Wins Major Victory For New York Auto Insurers.
June 16, 2011 | Insurance Coverage | Employment & Labor | Appeals

Rivkin Radler LLP led the effort which today secured a major victory for the New York automobile insurance industry, after the Supreme Court, Nassau County dismissed a laundry-list of claims against a broad range of insurers by a No-Fault healthcare provider which contended that the insurers’ verification requests were improper. In MDJ Medical, P.C. v. Hertz

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