Recent News - David S. Wilck


Wilck Featured in USLAW Network Short Takes
November 5, 2021

David Wilck was featured in the November 5, 2021 USLAW Network Short Take, “Changing Your Paradigm: Improving Teammate Retention Rates and Reducing Turnover in Your Legal or Claims Department.”

The session explored the newfound challenges facing law firms and in-house legal and claims departments as the needs and expectations of team members have evolved.

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Lellos and Wilck Present at the USLAW Fall Conference
October 27, 2021 | Corporate | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

Stella Lellos and David Wilck recently gave presentations at USLAW’s Fall Client Conference, which took place in Colorado. Stella was on a panel entitled “The Surge of Mergers and Acquisitions: How Has the Complexity of Deal-Making Changed and Where Should Future Strategies Be Re-Evaluated Due to Lessons Learned from the Pandemic.” David’s panel was entitled

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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Appeals | Corporate | Intellectual Property | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability

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 future

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Schieber, Wilck and Panagopoulos Join Forces for Real Estate Endeavor
November 21, 2019 | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Evan Schieber and David Wilck garnered a significant victory for a condominium unit owner on the Upper East Side in litigation commenced against a famed New York developer arising out of the developer’s alleged misrepresentations and non-disclosures in the condominium offering plan.  The firm negotiated a settlement agreement where the Sponsor was forced to repurchase

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Wilck on Panel for Argo Pro Lawyers’ Professional Liability Conference
March 6, 2019 | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a partner in the firm’s Professional Liability practice group, will be a speaker at the 2019 Argo Pro Lawyers’ Professional Liability Conference, to be held in Las Vegas, NV from May 8-9, 2019.

David’s session “Am I A Lawyer or Do I Just Play One On TV: Public Relations and the Ethical Lawyer,”

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Wilck and Bruno On Faculty at the NYSBA’s Legal Malpractice Seminar
March 6, 2019

David Wilck and Jonathan Bruno will be speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s 2019 Legal Malpractice Seminar. David will be speaking on Wednesday, March 20 at the Melville Marriott and Jon will be speaking in New York City at Convene on Monday, March 25.

Seminar Description:

Lawsuits against lawyers arising from errors and/or

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Lewis and Wilck Moderators at USLAW Conference
May 3, 2018 | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law

Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck will be Session Facilitators at the 2018 USLAW Network Professional Liability Exchange, to be held on May 17-18, 2018.

Shari’s session is entitled, “The Rise of Cyberattacks and Cyber Liability Claims and the Resulting Impact on Carriers and Clients.”

Descriptive:

The frequency of cyber liability claims is exploding. Law

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Wilck and Gurman Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Claim
March 28, 2018 | Professional Liability

David Wilck and Amanda Gurman prevailed on a pre-answer motion to dismiss in a legal malpractice action based on plaintiffs’ failure to allege proximately caused damages. The legal malpractice action arose out of the defendant attorneys’ representation of plaintiffs in an action to recover amounts owed to them on a loan which was secured by

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Wilck and Fyman Successfully Defeat Claims Against Accountant
December 7, 2017 | David S. Wilck | Avigael C. Fyman | Professional Liability

David Wilck and Avigael Fyman obtained a successful result on behalf of their client, an accountant, in an action alleging claims for malpractice and fraud.  After the plaintiffs’ claims against their client were discontinued, Wilck and Fyman successfully opposed the co-defendants’ motion to amend their answer and bring the accountant back into the litigation via

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Wilck and Han Obtain Dismissal of Complaint Against Officers of Qualified Intermediary
November 20, 2017 | David S. Wilck | Lawrence S. Han | Professional Liability

David Wilck and Lawrence Han obtained a complete dismissal of a complaint against their clients, who included a principal and officers of a company providing 1031 exchange services.  Plaintiff, who was seeking to benefit from a 1031 exchange, fell victim to a cyber-criminal and had his funds, which were held by the entity acting as

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Wilck Co-Presented at USLAW Network Client Conference
September 7, 2017 | David S. Wilck | Professional Liability

David Wilck was a co-presenter at the USLAW Network Client Conference. David’s presentation was entitled, “Contribution and Indemnity Claims Nondelegable Duty/Contribution and Indemnity Claims Between Professionals.”

Program description:

In today’s economy, professionals frequently outsource certain aspects of their jobs to independent contractors. When a client hires an attorney or a patient sees a physician, he or she

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Wilck on Panel of ACI’s LPL Legal Malpractice Conference
October 12, 2016 | Professional Liability

David Wilck will be a presenter at the American Conference Institute’s LPL Legal Malpractice Conference to be held on Oct. 24-25, 2016.  The Conference will provide insights and strategies addressing the latest challenges including:

  • What does an LPL policy cover and what does a cyber policy cover?
  • Attorneys’ being sued by third-parties
  • Claims against
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Wilck and Adler Featured in LIBN Article
July 22, 2016 | Intellectual Property | Health Services | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability

David Wilck and Francine Adler were featured in a recent Long Island Business News article entitled, “Learned Before They Were Lawyers.” The article focuses on how lawyers use experience from previous careers to help them in their law practice.

David Wilck was featured for his time spent as in-house professional liability claims counsel for an

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Wilck quoted in Long Island Business News Article
July 8, 2016 | Intellectual Property | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability

David Wilck*, a partner in the firm’s Director’s & Officers, Intellectual Property and Professional Liability practice groups, was quoted in the July 8-14 issue of the Long Island Business News’ article entitled, “Learned before they were lawyers.”  David said, “I was able to observe different lawyers and how they represented insurers and communicated to insurance

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David Wilck Co-Presents CLE Program
June 16, 2016 | Professional Liability

David Wilck will Co-Present “Running a Law Firm: Learn How a Law Firm Can Successfully Grow & Prosper While Avoiding Potential Pitfalls” This 3 Credit CLE program will take place on June 16, 2016 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, 132 Nassau Street, New York, NY 10038.

Running a

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Wilck a Moderator at the ABA’s National Legal Malpractice Conference
April 27, 2016 | Directors & Officers Liability | Intellectual Property | Professional Liability

David Wilck will be a moderator at the American Bar Association’s National Legal Malpractice Conference in April 27-29, 2016, in New Orleans, LA.

The session is entitled, “Effective Impeachment and Rehabilitation in the High-Stakes Legal Malpractice Case.”

Session descriptive:

Legal malpractice cases typically raise issues of ethics, morality, and “right and wrong” that are susceptible

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Wilck a speaker at NYSBA Risk Management Seminar
October 16, 2015 | Intellectual Property | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a partner in the Firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group, will be a speaker at the New York State Bar Association’s program entitled, “Risk Management for Lawyers.”  This program will provide practical tips to help improve your practice and lessen the possibility of a malpractice claim or grievance.  The program includes an overview of the New

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Wilck presents CLE webinar
August 11, 2015 | Intellectual Property | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a partner in the Firm’s Professional Liability practice group, presents a 1 hour webinar entitled, “Referring Lawyer Liability.”

Description:

Lawyers often refer clients, or particular client matters, to other lawyers. There are a host of reasons one lawyer will make a referral to another, from seeking to rely on the other attorney’s experience

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2015 Professional Liability & Municipal Law Conference
June 5, 2015 | Professional Liability

David Wilck is presenting at the 2015 Professional Liability & Municipal Law Conference being held June 4-5 in Chicago. David’s session is entitled, “Non-Delegable Duty/Contribution and Indemnity Claims Between Professionals.”

In today’s economy, professionals frequently outsource certain aspects of their jobs to independent contractors.  When a client hires an attorney or a patient sees a physician, he

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Wilck and Fyman Victorious
March 6, 2014 | Insurance Coverage | Directors & Officers Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability

David Wilck and Avigael Fyman prevailed on their motion to dismiss on behalf of their client, an attorney who was being sued for malicious prosecution arising out of his representation of whistleblowers in claims against the Trinity Broadcast Network, the world’s largest Christian broadcaster.  With their client facing multiple lawsuits in both New York and

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Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck co-presenters of a “Good Faith Handling” Seminar
July 24, 2013 | Intellectual Property | Insurance Coverage | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability

Partners Shari Claire Lewis and David Wilck were co-presenters of a seminar entitled, “Good Faith Handling,” at One Beacon insurance company (July 25) and Allied World Assurance Co. (July 24).

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David Wilck on panel at 7th Annual E&O Insurance ExecuSummit
June 18, 2013 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will participate on a panel at the 7th Annual E&O Insurance ExecuSummit – Professional Liability Series, on Tuesday, June 18.  The topic of the panel discussion is, “Fallout from Superstorm Sandy:  Impact on the Insurance Marketplace and Insurance Agent Liability.”

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David Wilck and Avigael Fyman Win Summary Judgment
December 11, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability

David Wilck and Avigael Fyman, members of the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, who won summary judgment on behalf of their clients, business brokers, for alleged misrepresentations in connection with the purchase of a gas station business.  The Court found that the express disclaimers in

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David Wilck to speak at New York State Bar Association’s CLE
September 28, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a Partner in the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group, will be speaking at the New York State Bar Association’s program entitled, “Risk Management for Attorneys 2012 – Protect Your Practice.”

Mr. Wilck’s presentation is entitled, “Insurance Considerations.”

Other topics to be covered during this program include:

  • Integrity in dealing with non-clients – Standards
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Professional Liability team defeat two fire loss claims against clients.
September 20, 2012 | Employment & Labor | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Professional Liability

David  Wilck and Wendy Crowther, members of the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group, successfully defeated two fire loss claims against clients Balboa Insurance and Aurora Loan Services, getting them both dismissed on the pleadings.  In the first, the team successfully thwarted subrogation and negligence claims of the neighbor’s insurance company arguing Aurora could not be

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David Wilck on Panel at the E&O Execusummit Seminar.
July 27, 2011 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a Partner is the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be on a panel at the E&O Execusummit Seminar.  Mr. Wilck will be speaking on third party claims against professionals.  The Seminar will be held on July 27 at Mohegan Sun.

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David Wilck participates in a Webinar presented by OneBeacon and Couch Braunsdorf.
December 16, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

Top Ten Defense Counsel Pet Peeves:  Tips for Avoiding Legal Malpractice Claims.

This complimentary webinar will include real world insight on how to avoid some of the pitfalls that can lead to legal malpractice claims.

David S. Wilck, a Partner in Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance, Coverage & Litigation and Professional Liability Practice Groups, will be a

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David Wilck presents a seminar entitled “Client or Clown.”
December 12, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

On December 12, 2010, David Wilck presented a seminar entitled, “Client or Clown,” in New York City.

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David Wilck and Howard Merkrebs present “Insurance Defense” seminar.
December 2, 2010 | Professional Liability | Appeals | Insurance Coverage | Health Services

David Wilck, a partner in the Insurance, Coverage & Litigation and Professional Liability Practice Groups, and Howard Merkrebs, a partner in the Health Services and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, presented a seminar entitled, “Insurance Defense: Walking the Ethical Tightrope And Related Issues,” in Irvine, Ca.

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David Wilck & David Richman present “Insurance Defense” seminar.
November 10, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Appeals | Professional Liability

David Wilck, a partner in the Insurance, Coverage & Litigation and Professional Liability Practice Groups and David Richman, a partner in the Health Services and Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, present a seminar entitled, “Insurance Defense: Walking the Ethical Tightrope And Related Issues,” in Plano, Tx.

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Don’t Get Burned – a DRI Webcast
November 2, 2010 | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage

Rivkin Radler partner David Wilck is co-presenting this webcast.

Topics discussed:

Claims arising under burning limits policies create unique issues for insurance professionals and defense counsel. Who controls the defense? What should an insured client be told? Who should do the telling? When should these decisions be made? In this webcast, you will hear perspectives

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Insurance Defense: Walking the Ethical Tightrope and Related Issues
September 21, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

On September 21, 2010, Janice DiGennaro and David Wilck co-presented a seminar entitled, “Insurance Defense:  Walking the Ethical Tightrope and Related Issues,” in Chandler, AZ.

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Legal Malpractice Hot Topics
June 16, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

On June 16-17, 2010, David Wilck presented a seminar entitled, “Legal Malpractice Hot Topics,” in Las Vegas, NV.

 

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Case Law Developments in Legal Malpractice
April 14, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

On April 14-15, 2010, David Wilck presented a seminar entitled, “Case Law Developments in Legal Malpractice,” at the American Bar Association, Spring Legal Malpractice Conference, Washington, D.C.

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Avoidance of Legal Malpractice Claims
April 8, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

On April 8, 2010, David Wilck presented a seminar entitled, “Avoidance of Legal Malpractice Claims,” to Touro Law School, Long Island, New York. The program was sponsored by OneBeacon Professional Partners.

 

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Good Faith Claim Handling
February 8, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Professional Liability

On February 8-9, 2010, Michael Troisi and David Wilck presented a seminar entitled, “Good Faith Claim Handling,” in Irvine Ca.

 

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Rivkin Radler’s David S. Wilck Among 40 Rising Stars Under 40
December 31, 2006 | Insurance Coverage | Professional Liability

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – David Wilck, of Dix Hills, a Partner with Rivkin Radler LLP, has been named to Long Island Business News’ 40 Rising Stars Under 40 Class of 2007. Mr. Wilck is among Long Island’s top 40 individuals in business who are not only hard-working, talented and dedicated young professionals, but who also

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