Recent News - Privacy, Data & Cyber Law


Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Bergen’s Top Lawyers for 2018
October 19, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage | Intellectual Property
HACKENSACK, NJ  – – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Nancy A. Del Pizzo, Gregory D. Miller and Michael J. Jones have been named three of Bergen’s Top Lawyers for 2018 by Bergen Magazine.  The Bergen’s Top Lawyers list is based on a peer-reviewed survey conducted by DataJoe Research of Boulder, Colorado. Attorneys …
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Lewis Article Republished in Legaltech News
October 16, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis’ New York Law Journal column, “Cybersquatting: Even Today, an Important Concern for Online Businesses,” has been republished in Legaltech News. Click here to read. …
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Kozicz Receives 30 Under 30 Award
September 20, 2018 | Health Services | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Ada Kozicz was a recipient of Long Island Business News’ 30 Under 30 Award. The award recognizes the bright and dynamic young professionals under the age of 30 who contribute to the Long Island community through public service and who have made significant strides in business. Kozicz is an associate in Rivkin Radler’s Health Services …
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Fader Quoted in Bloomberg’s Health Law & Business
August 29, 2018 | Health Services
Eric Fader was quoted in an article published in Bloomberg’s Health Law and Business, “State Employees May Be Key to Medicaid Fraud Fight.” The article discusses how using state employees instead of private contractors to determine who’s eligible for Medicaid could be more beneficial to the system in the long run. “The CMS hasn’t done …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Partner
August 22, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Health Services | Corporate
New York, NY – August 20, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Eric D. Fader has joined the firm as a Partner. Eric D. Fader has joined the firm’s Health Services, Corporate and Privacy, Data and Cyber Practice Groups. Eric has represented healthcare providers and other corporate …
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Del Pizzo Attends CIANJ’s First Networking Event For Women
July 30, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
Nancy Del Pizzo joined nearly 200 other women at the first CIANJ Women in Commerce networking event at the Upper Montclair Country Club. The event attracted professionals across various industries, including communications, law, engineering, finance and banking, hospitals and more. The mission of the CIANJ (Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey) is to be …
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Lewis Quoted in Newsday Article on GDPR
June 18, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in a Newsday cyber article, “New EU data privacy policy will impact some LI companies, experts say.” Lewis focused in on the fact that the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) definition of data is broader than what’s generally used in the United States, “data such as an individual’s political affiliation, religion and …
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Del Pizzo Offers Insight on ADA Compliance to Business News Daily
June 12, 2018 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Nancy Del Pizzo was quoted in a June 10, 2018, Business News Daily article entitled, “Is Your Website ADA Compliant?” The article outlines what businesses can do to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act to make their website accessible to those with disabilities. To read the article, click here. …
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Ade and Del Pizzo Named to Bergen’s Top Lawyer List for 2018
June 7, 2018 | Commercial Litigation | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Insurance Coverage | Intellectual Property | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
HACKENSACK, NJ  – – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Ade and Nancy A. Del Pizzo have been named two of Bergen’s Top Lawyers for 2018 by (201) Magazine.  The Bergen’s Top Lawyers list is based on a peer-reviewed survey conducted by Professional Research Services of Troy, Mich. The survey was sent …
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Del Pizzo Argues Mock TRO and PI Motion with Colleagues in Educational Session
May 16, 2018
On Monday, May 14, 2018, Nancy Del Pizzo joined the Hon. Stanley R. Chesler, U.S.D.J., Thomas Meloro, a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP,  and Brandon Fierro, an associate at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, to present on ex parte motions for Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO) and Preliminary Injunctions (PI) and PI motions, generally, to members …
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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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Lewis Quoted in Newsday Cyber Article
April 2, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in Newsday cyber article, “Companies sacrifice security for mobile convenience, survey finds.” Lewis spoke on precautions that organizations should take when allowing their employees to conduct business on their personal mobile devices. Lewis states, “… it pays to have mobile device policies in place. This policy should include a requirement …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 19, 2018 | Brian R. Ade | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Gene Y. Kang | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage | Intellectual Property
HACKENSACK, NJ  – – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Ade, Nancy A. Del Pizzo and Gene Kang have been named 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers.  Ade was named a Top Rated Products Liability Attorney; Del Pizzo was named a Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney; and Kang was named a Rising …
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Rivkin Radler Makes a Splash at Women in Law Conference in Philadelphia
March 15, 2018
Nancy Del Pizzo was joined by Kori Clanton, Michelle Bholan, Johanna Sanchez and Catalina De La Hoz at the Women in Law & Leadership Summit in Philadelphia on March 14. Nancy spoke on a panel entitled, “Who is My Mentor and Developing a Sponsor,” and ran a roundtable discussion on the topic. The panel talked …
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Del Pizzo to Speak at The Women in Law and Leadership Summit
February 2, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
On March 14, Nancy Del Pizzo will speak on a panel entitled, “Who is My Mentor and Developing a Sponsor” at The Women in Law and Leadership Summit in Philadelphia. The Women in Law & Leadership Summit explores the career obstacles, risks and rewards on the path to a fulfilling and productive career for women lawyers. This conference will …
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Balboni on Cyber Panel for Fair Media Council
December 4, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On Tuesday, December 5, Michael Balboni will speak at the Fair Media Council’s event, “The News Conference: Real & Powerful.” He will participate in a panel entitled, “Cyber Attack on Democracy,” moderated by Rita Ciolli, editor of the editorial and opinion pages for Newsday and amNew York. Serving on the panel with Mike are NJ Burkett, Correspondent …
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Lewis Interviewed for Article in ABA’s The Woman Advocate
November 21, 2017
Shari Claire Lewis was interviewed for an article titled, “Negotiating in the Workplace, with Advice from Renowned Women Attorneys” in the American Bar Association’s Fall 2017 issue of The Woman Advocate. This article provides anecdotes from the lives of successful attorneys and their struggles with negotiating for a fair salary. To read the article click here. …
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Lewis Quoted in Tech Insurance Article, “Cyber Liability Insurance: E&O Insurance’s Secret Weapon”
October 10, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in an Tech Insurance article, “Cyber Liability Insurance:  E&O Insurance’s Secret Weapon.” The story discusses how cyber liability insurance, often included with technology professionals’ Errors & Omissions policy, can protect IT pros as well as their clients in the event of a data breach. Click here to read article. …
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Del Pizzo Presents at ABA Conference in Los Angeles
October 3, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
On September 28, Nancy Del Pizzo presented at the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s workshop, “Maximizing Expert Witnesses: Best Strategies and Practices for Selecting, Using, Challenging and Defending Expert Witnesses.” Approximately 30 people attended the workshop, which was hosted by Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles. Del Pizzo’s panel presented on the topic: …
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Rivkin Radler Team Presents at SIDS DOCK
September 29, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On September 22, Nancy Del Pizzo, Steve Shapiro and Marc Ullman made a presentation to the Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) Island Women Open Network (IWON) at the Commonwealth Joint Offices in New York City. The presentation, which took place at the first meeting of the SIDS DOCK IWON Committee, described the legal services …
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Lewis A Speaker at IPALI
September 26, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was a speaker at Insurance Professionals Association of Long Island (IPALI).  Shari presented on data breach in the Equifax age and issues for insurance agents and brokers. IPALI is comprised of Long Island insurance agency owners and staff, insurance executives and owners of related industry businesses. …
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Lewis’ Column Published in Internet Law and Strategy Newsletter
September 6, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Lewis’ New York Law Journal column, “Social Media Grabs Attention of SCOTUS,” was published in ALM’s Internet Law and Strategy Newsletter. To read the article, click here. …
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Del Pizzo Appointed to 2nd Term on State Ethics Committee
August 30, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
The New Jersey Supreme Court has appointed Nancy A. Del Pizzo to a second four-year term as a member of one of New Jersey’s District Ethics Committees. For this term, commencing September 1, 2017, she has been appointed to serve on the District Ethics Committee for Bergen County North. She previously was appointed and served …
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Del Pizzo to Present at ABA Workshop
August 24, 2017 | Intellectual Property | Commercial Litigation | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On September 28, Nancy Del Pizzo will present at the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s workshop, “Maximizing Expert Witnesses: Best Strategies and Practices for Selecting, Using, Challenging, and Defending Expert Witnesses.” Nancy will participate on a panel entitled, “Enter the Experts: Tips and Tools for Identifying Effective Expert Witness.” For information about the workshop, …
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Kenigsberg’s Article Featured in IQ — The ICA Quarterly
July 10, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Insurance Coverage
Jay Kenigsberg’s article, “Blockchain and Hype: Where Are We Today?”, appeared in the current issue of The IQ, a quarterly publication of the International Claim Association. To read the article, click here. …
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Lewis to Present at E&O ExecuSummit
June 20, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability
On Wednesday, June 21, Shari Claire Lewis will speak at the 11th Annual Errors & Omissions ExecuSummit, where she will participate on a panel entitled, “Lawyers — Industry Consolidation, Data Protection, Duty of Confidentiality.” The summit, an educational event designed for E&O insurance professionals, takes place today and tomorrow at the Mohegan Sun Resort & Convention …
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Del Pizzo Reappointed Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee
June 13, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
Nancy A. Del Pizzo has been reappointed, by incoming Bar President, Robert Hille, as Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee for 2017-2018. The New Jersey State Bar Association serves, protects, fosters, and promotes the personal and professional interests of its members. It serves as the voice of New Jersey attorneys …
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Lewis To Present at E&O Insurance ExecuSummit
May 1, 2017 | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis will be a presenter at the 11th annual E&O ExecuSummit being held June 20 & 21 in Uncasville, CT. This educational event is specifically designed for E&O insurance professionals and provides a unique opportunity to get the information you need to succeed in this rapidly changing environment. Shari Lewis will be presenting, …
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NYLJ Article on Cyberstalking Case Quotes Lewis
March 8, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in a New York Law Journal article entitled, “Bharara Using Rare Cyberstalking Statute in Bomb Threat Case.” The story discusses the Southern District’s prosecution of Juan Thompson, suspected of making bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers to harass is ex-girlfriend. The complaint charges Thompson with causing her “substantial emotional distress,” …
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Mealey’s Publishes Article by Kenigsberg, Lewis and Savino
March 2, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage
Jay Kenigsberg’s, Shari Claire Lewis’ and William Savino’s article entitled, “Blockchain for the Insurance Practitioner,” was published in Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes and Mealey’s Litigation Report – Cyber Tech & E-Commerce. The article discusses the impact of a blockchain application, known as smart contracts, on the insurance industry. To read the full article, click here. …
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Malerba and Kozicz publish article in FC&S Legal
January 31, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Benjamin P. Malerba and Ada Kozicz’s article, “New York Announces Revisions and Delayed Implementation of Cyber Regulations,” appeared in the Jan. 17, 2017, issue of FC&S Legal. Click here to read the article. …
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Rivkin Radler Elects 6 New Partners
January 1, 2017 | Directors & Officers Liability | General Liability | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Avigael Fyman, Ryan Goldberg, Matthew Lampert, Robert Maloney, Sean McAloon and Frank Misiti have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are exceptionally talented, and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active …
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3 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Receive Leadership in Law Awards
November 1, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Directors & Officers Liability | Health Services
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Christopher J. Kutner, Albert W. Petraglia and Avigael C. Fyman have received Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law Award, in the categories of Partner, Counsel and Associate, respectively.  This honor recognizes individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, as well as leadership qualities in both …
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Del Pizzo elevated to Lead Barrister of John C. Lifland Inn of Court
October 26, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
Nancy A. Del Pizzo has been elevated to Lead Barrister of the John C. Lifland Inn of Court and will help spearhead student learning sessions at the Inn.  The John C. Lifland Inn of Court focuses on federal practice and intellectual property litigation in particular.  Leaders in IP in the State of New Jersey and …
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Lewis Discusses Cyber Attacks in SupplySide West Podcast
October 4, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis recently discussed how to identify cyber attacks and mitigate the risks in a podcast with Natural Products Insider. In the podcast, Lewis and Josh Long, legal and regulatory editor, INSIDER, discuss: Ransomware, hacktivism and other forms of cyber attacks; The costs of cybercrime to businesses; and Measures companies can implement to mitigate …
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Lewis, Balboni, Ullman & Shapiro to Speak at SupplySide West Expo
October 4, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Shari Claire Lewis, Michael A.L. Balboni, Marc S. Ullman and Steven Shapiro will speak at the SupplySide West Expo being held in Las Vegas from October 4-8, 2016. SupplySide West is the world’s leading ingredient and solutions trade show where science and strategy intersect. Over a thousand exhibitors and 120 hours of educational programming attract …
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Lewis to Present at SCBA
April 20, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis will participate on a Suffolk County Bar Association panel discussion/CLE presentation entitled, “Cybersecurity and Cyberinsurance: When Hackers Attack Your Practice, Will You Be Prepared?” It is no longer a matter of whether your practice will be hacked-it’s just a matter of when. This program will tell you what you need to do to …
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DiGennaro, Green and Lewis to Speak at the 2016 Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Conference
April 7, 2016 | Professional Liability | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference features more than 80 collaborative educational sessions and keynote presentations designed by industry professionals to help attendees gain the knowledge they need to be on the forefront of the industry. Attendance at the Annual Conference is limited to 1,800 individuals and is balanced among CLM Members and Fellows. …
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Balboni and Lewis to Present Seminar
January 26, 2016 | Health Services | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
RedLand Strategies, Rivkin Radler and MSA Security will be presenters at the Greater New York Health Care Facility Association’s Understanding and Mitigating Security Risk in the Healthcare Setting seminar. Theft or breach of personal, medical, or financial information is a serious issue. With nearly every aspect of our lives being managed or impacted by computers, awareness of cyber security …
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Lewis Presents at Nassau County Bar Association
November 2, 2015 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability
Shari Claire Lewis to participate on a Nassau County Bar Association panel discussion/CLE presentation entitled, “Cybersecurity: When Hackers Attack Your Practice Will You Be Prepared?” Shari’s expertise includes all aspects of cybersecurity. The presentation covers what law firms can do to prevent a cyber breach, the importance of having a cyber insurance policy and what steps …
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Balboni selected as a member of the Board of Directors of Center for Cyber & Homeland Security
June 24, 2015 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Health Services | Corporate
Michael Balboni, Of Counsel in the Firm’s  Corporate & Commercial and Health Services Practice Groups, has been selected to the Board of Directors of the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security (CCHS) at the George Washington University.  The members of the Board provide high-level guidance and support to the leadership team at the Center, and help …
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Balboni panelist at the Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies’ 9th Annual Scholarship
June 17, 2015 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Health Services | Corporate
Michael Balboni will be a panelist at the Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies’ 9th Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Panel Discussion. Michael’s panel will be discussing the topic of “Physical and Cyber Security in Today’s Global Markets” at the event being held Wednesday, June 17 at the Hofstra University Club. Former New York …
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