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Rivkin Team Facilitates Sale of HVAC Distributor to Private Equity
July 22, 2024 | Corporate

This month, Stella Lellos led a team of Rivkin Radler lawyers in the sale of client Motors & Armatures, Inc. (MARS) to private equity firm Platinum Equity. MARS, based in Hauppauge, NY, supplies heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration products in the U.S and Canada.

Requiring coordination with Canadian counsel, the deal was structured as

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Vlahos Awarded JD Supra Readers’ Choice #1 Tax Author
March 4, 2024 | Tax

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Louis Vlahos was voted number one in JD Supra’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards on the topic of tax.

The Readers’ Choice Awards recognize top authors and firms who were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2023.

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Kasnicki to Serve as United Way of Long Island’s General Counsel
February 26, 2024

Bernadette Kasnicki, a partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has been elected to serve as the general counsel for United Way of Long Island. In addition, she was elected a member of the United Way of Long Island’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors, where she will serve a three-year term.

Individuals appointed to the Executive

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Vlahos Pens One of the Most Popular Labor & Employment Articles
January 2, 2024 | Employment & Labor

Lou Vlahos’ TaxSlaw post, “New York’s Convenience of the Employer Rule – New Jersey and Connecticut Respond,“ was named one of the most popular on the topic of Labor & Employment in all of 2023. The post was included in a roundup of the most widely read articles for the year.

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Vlahos’s Article in JD Supra Top 10 for Estate Planning
December 13, 2023 | Tax | Trusts & Estates

Louis Vlaho’s article, “You ‘Placed Your Trust’ in New York? You May Be Sorry You Did,” was the 10th most widely read article on the topic of estate planning on JD Supra for all of 2023.

In 2022, Vlahos had one of the most popular articles in JD Supra on the topic of tax law,

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53 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers®/Rising Stars
September 22, 2023 | Bankruptcy | Tax | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | 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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Vlahos Interviewed by Part B News on Tax Deductions for Medical Practice Owners
March 22, 2023 | Tax | Health Services

Lou Vlahos was quoted in the Part B News article, “The taxman cometh: File wisely, secure the most from practice deductions.”

Lou points out deductions that doctors often miss, such as the home office deduction, but also cautions against claiming some that will be obvious red flags for the IRS.

“You hear from so many accountants

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Will New York Increase Taxes On Investment Income?
January 23, 2023 | Louis Vlahos | Tax

Tax The Rich

Last Thursday, New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera, who represents the 33rd District (basically, the northwestern quadrant of The Bronx), proposed legislation that seeks to collect more taxes from the State’s high-income and high net worth residents.

Specifically, the stated purpose of the legislation is “amend the New York tax law to

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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Paul Schwabe
January 6, 2023 | Tax | Trusts & Estates

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Paul Schwabe, of New Hyde Park, NY, has joined the firm as an Associate in the Tax and Personal, Family & Business Planning Practice Groups, in the Uniondale office.

Schwabe advises clients on corporate, partnership, international, estate, gift and GST taxes,

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Vlahos’ Article in Top 10 on Tax for JD Supra
January 6, 2023 | Tax

Louis Vlahos wrote one of most widely read articles on the topic of tax on JD Supra for all of 2022.

The post, “Taxing NFTs as an Investment in ‘Art’,” was the 8th most popular on the content syndicator’s list.

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