Recent News - Deborah M. Isaacson


Bruno and Isaacson Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal of Libel Action
June 16, 2022 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson moved to dismiss a libel per se claim against the firm’s clients, New York counsel for the co-defendant corporation.

Plaintiffs, who are also lawyers, represented the co-defendant corporation in a legal matter. The corporation agreed to pay plaintiffs for their legal work by issuing them shares of the corporation. Plaintiffs’ broker sold

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Bruno and Isaacson Secure Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action from Appellate Division
April 19, 2022 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured dismissal from the Appellate Division, First Department of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract, with the Appellate Division affirming the trial court’s decision granting their motion for summary judgment and denying plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment.

The Firm’s clients represented

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
July 12, 2021 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract.

The clients represented a trucking company and its driver in an automobile accident wherein the underlying plaintiff sustained injuries requiring multiple surgeries. The

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Lewis and Isaacson Obtain No Probable Cause Determination from DHR
February 8, 2021 | Professional Liability

Shari Lewis and Debbie Isaacson successfully defended their client, a not-for-profit housing and homeless services organization, in a discrimination matter before the New York State Division of Human Rights. The Complainant asserted claims of discrimination based on race, religion and national origin, alleging that she was discriminated against during personal screenings upon entering the shelter

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
December 14, 2020 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson moved to dismiss a legal malpractice action against their clients, a matrimonial law firm and its partner, related to their representation of the plaintiff in a divorce proceeding.

Plaintiff alleged that the attorneys were negligent in the preparation of a stipulation by which plaintiff exercised her option to purchase her

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
May 23, 2019 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division, of a complaint asserting claims for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with a contract, breach of contract and seeking punitive damages against an attorney client.

The non-party owner of a Manhattan townhouse entered into a contract

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action from Appellate Division
January 4, 2019 | Jonathan B. Bruno | Deborah M. Isaacson | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured dismissal from the Appellate Division, First Department of a complaint asserting legal malpractice, fraud and Judiciary Law 487 claims against their attorney clients, with the Appellate Division reversing the trial court’s partial denial of their motion to dismiss.

Our clients represented the plaintiff in her divorce proceeding for nine

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Counterclaims
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County of counterclaims for sanctions and punitive damages against their law firm client.  Their client brought an action on a guarantee to pay legal fees for the services they provided in a matrimonial action, and the defendant, in response, claimed

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Bronx County of a second third-party complaint asserting claims for contribution and common law indemnification against their safety inspector client.

A defendant contractor sought to hold our client responsible should plaintiff succeed on its labor law claims relating to his job site

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Contino and Isaacson Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal
December 19, 2017 | Professional Liability

Peter Contino and Deborah Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Suffolk County, of multiple claims against their lawyer clients, including claims for a violation of Judiciary Law Section 487, tortious interference with a contract, abuse of process, trespass and conversion.

In dismissing the action on almost every single ground asserted in our

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