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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.

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46 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Included in the 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America/Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
August 18, 2022

The Best Lawyers in America has recognized Rivkin Radler LLP’s attorneys in its 2023 edition.

Two Rivkin attorneys, both of whom are based on Long Island, have been named Lawyer of the Year: William Cornachio for his work in Real Estate Law and William Savino for his work in both Insurance Law and Litigation-Insurance.

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Rutkin Selected for FDCC’s Board of Directors
August 2, 2022 | Insurance Coverage

Rivkin Radler Partner Alan S. Rutkin was chosen to join the Federation of Defense & Corporation Counsel’s (FDCC’s) Board of Directors. He will serve a one-year term.

“I have been a member of the FDCC since 2011, and I am very supportive of the organization’s mission,” Alan said. “I look to making a contribution through

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Rutkin Offers Advice for Attorneys on FDCC Podcast
June 20, 2022 | Insurance Coverage

In May 2022, Alan Rutkin was the guest of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel’s podcast, “How FDCC Members Are Getting It Done.” He spoke with host Valerie Kellner about how he organizes his work life and stays on task in the face of competing priorities.

Among his pieces of advice, Alan notes that

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The Legal 500 Recognizes Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Practice
June 8, 2022 | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Legal 500 has recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings for the fourth consecutive year. The practice is recommended in the “industry focus: insurance – advice to insurers” category in Band 4. In addition, The Legal 500 recognizes the following Insurance Coverage attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin and Michael

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Kotula and Rutkin Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance
May 31, 2022 | Insurance Coverage

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that Michael A. Kotula and Alan S. Rutkin have been named to the Who’s Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance 2022 directory. They are among the only 769 attorneys from around the world to be recognized in this prestigious publication.

Kotula is a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage practice.

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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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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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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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The Legal 500 Recognizes Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Practice
June 10, 2021 | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Legal 500 has recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings for the third consecutive year. The practice is recommended in the “industry focus: insurance – advice to insurers” category in Band 4. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Insurance Coverage attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin, Michael

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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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Rutkin Speaks at FDCC Webinar on Cyber Claims Coverage Issues
November 11, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

On November 11, Alan Rutkin spoke at the virtual FDCC webinar, “Insurance Coverage Issues Arising from Cyber Claims.” Alan, an FDCC Defense Counsel member, provided an update on the new and unique cyber claims and the coverage issues they present.

The presentation reviewed the following:

Cyber losses are increasing in number and severity….and so too

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Construction | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional 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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The Legal 500 Again Recognizes Rivkin Radler
June 11, 2020 | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Legal 500 has for the second time recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings.   The practice is recommended in the “industry focus: insurance – advice to insurers” category. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Rivkin attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin, Michael A. Kotula, William M. Savino

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Rutkin to Participate in AM Best Webinar
March 19, 2020 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Insurance Coverage

On April 22, Alan Rutkin will be participating in a complimentary webinar hosted by AM Best’s Insurance Professional Resources.

Insurers have responded to cyber risk with new products and services, but cyber exposures affect many areas, including general liability, directors and officers and other coverages. A panel of insurance counsels examines how cyber claims are

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Rutkin Quoted in A.M. Best Article
September 3, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

Alan Rutkin was quoted in an A.M. Best article, “An Act of War?” Click here to read the article.

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The Legal 500 Recognizes Rivkin Radler
May 29, 2019 | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Legal 500 has for the first time recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings.  The practice is recommended in the “industry focus – insurance – advice to insurers” category. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Rivkin attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin, Michael A. Kotula, William M.

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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 25, 2019 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

Uniondale, New York – April 25, 2019 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the

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Rutkin Named 2018 FDCC John Alan Appleman Award Recipient
August 7, 2018 | Insurance Coverage

Alan S. Rutkin has been named the 2018 recipient of the John Alan Appleman Award from the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). The award recognizes the Substantive Law Section Chair who has made the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of the FDCC’s educational goals through the work of his or her Section.

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Alan S. Rutkin Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance 2018
May 10, 2018 | Insurance Coverage

Alan S. Rutkin has been named to the Who’s Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance 2018 directory.  Alan, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage and Privacy, Data & Cyber Law practice groups, is one of only 674 attorneys across 52 jurisdictions to be recognized in this prestigious publication.

Who’s Who Legal, commenting on his inclusion,

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
May 4, 2018 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group has moved from Band 4 to Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the Healthcare category. Firm partner William

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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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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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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2017
May 26, 2017 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in the Healthcare category.

“It is an honor to be recognized by Chambers USA,” said Managing

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

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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Rutkin to Speak at FDCC Annual Meeting
July 23, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) will be holding its annual meeting from July 23 – July 30 in Charlevoix, Quebec. Alan Rutkin will participate in a panel discussion at the event.

A Recipe for Controversy: Evaluating the Availability of Coverage for Atypical Claims

Insurers on both sides of the US-Canadian border must

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Recognized by American Lawyer Media
July 6, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

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 –

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2016 – Insurance and Health Services practices selected for inclusion
May 27, 2016 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has included Rivkin Radler LLP.  The firm is listed in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group is recognized among “Notable Firms” for Healthcare in New York.

“The Chambers USA Directory is one of the premier resources for sophisticated users of legal services,” said Managing

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Rutkin speaker at FDCC program
April 6, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

Alan Rutkin was a speaker at an FDCC program entitled, “Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Clients and Your Firm in A Dangerous World.”  Alan spoke on coverage issues arising from the Internet.

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Rutkin to Present at American Bar Association Annual Meeting
January 26, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

Alan Rutkin will be a panelist at the 24th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program, sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. The program entitled, “The Heat Is On: Hot Topics in the World of Insurance,” will take place on February 18-20 in Phoenix, Arizona.

This year’s program, co-sponsored

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Rutkin and Tugander publish article for FDCC Quarterly
January 31, 2015 | Insurance Coverage

Partners, Alan Rutkin and Rob Tugander have published an article entitled, “Coverage Questions Concerning Cybercrimes,” in the Winter 2015 (Vol. 64, No. 2) issue of FDCC Quarterly. 

Please click the link below to view, “Coverage Questions Concerning Cybercrimes.” Adobe Reader is required to view the bulletin. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your PC,

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Rutkin selected for the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel
October 8, 2014 | Insurance Coverage

Alan Rutkin has been selected as a Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel. The American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel, established in 2012, is composed of preeminent coverage and extracontractual counsel in the United States and Canada, representing the interests of both insurers and policyholders.  The College is focused on the

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Rutkin and Tugander co-author handbook
September 30, 2014 | Insurance Coverage

Alan Rutkin and Robert Tugander have completed the second edition of The Reference Handbook on the Commercial General Liability Policy.  CGL policies are the most common form of liability insurance and arguably the most litigated insurance product in the marketplace.  The 516 page handbook, published by ABA Book Publishing, is a survey of current developments

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Alan Rutkin Elected to the Council of TIPS
January 31, 2013 | Insurance Coverage

Congratulations to Alan Rutkin, who was elected to the Council of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the ABA, also known as TIPS.  The 15-member TIPS Council helps lead the 25,000 members in TIPS.

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Alan Rutkin and Deborah Robson Recipients of Leadership In Law Awards
November 29, 2012 | Insurance Coverage

Alan Rutkin, a partner in the firm’s Insurance & Coverage Litigation Practice Group and Deborah Robson, the firm’s Office Services Manager, have been selected as recipients of Long Island Business News’ “Leadership In Law” Awards for 2012.  The Leadership in Law Award recognizes individuals who dem- onstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, as well as leadership

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Alan S. Rutkin Elected to the American Law Institute
October 26, 2011 | Insurance Coverage

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – Alan S. Rutkin, of Great Neck, a Partner in Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice Group, has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI).  Mr. Rutkin plans to work on ALI’s ongoing project, “Principles of the Law of Liability.”  This project is expected to develop principles of contract

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