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Auletta Named to 2021 Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars
August 20, 2021
Super Lawyers® has recognized Steven J. Auletta as an Upstate New York Rising Star in the area of Civil Litigation-Defense. An associate in Rivkin Radler LLP’s General Liability Practice Group and resident in the Albany office, Auletta has spent more than a decade defending clients in a wide range of civil matters throughout New York …
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HVHBA, Santos Recognized in the Yonkers Tribune
July 9, 2021
The Yonkers Tribune reported on the formation of the Hudson Valley Hispanic Bar Association, of which Eric Santos is a founding member and who has since been elected President. According to the article, this is the first and only bar association for Hispanic lawyers, judges, and other members of the legal community in the Hudson …
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Krinick and Bushwack Recognized by the Long Island Press
June 2, 2021 | Appeals | General Liability
Rivkin Radler’s managing partner, Evan Krinick, was recognized on the Long Island Press’ Power List for 2021. The list celebrates the region’s most influential movers and shakers. He was highlighted in the Powerlist Partners section, which includes a brief profile of his career. Krinick was also featured in the publication’s article, “Law Leader,” where he …
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Robertelli Obtains a Dismissal in Fire Subrogation Action Prior to Trial
March 10, 2021 | General Liability
In a large fire loss subrogation action, John Robertelli obtained a dismissal for our client, a private equity investment group, who was alleged to be the owner of a property where a fire started and spread to a neighboring property, causing extensive damage. Our client purchased the property in a foreclosure proceeding, didn’t take possession …
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Strober Wins Motion to Dismiss Toxic Mold Case
November 19, 2020 | General Liability
Eric Strober successfully represented the owner of a co-op who had sublet her apartment to the plaintiff, a physician who lived in the apartment for several years before moving out and claiming many physical injuries as a result of mold exposure. The co-op owner was not insured for this type of claim. Strober moved for summary …
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Lampert to Present CLE Program, Bushwack to be Panelist
November 16, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On December 2, 2020, Matthew Lampert, along with the Chair of the NCBA’s Plaintiff’s  Personal Injury Committee, will be jointly presenting a CLE Program entitled “Why Civility in the Practice of Law Matters.” It will be held over Zoom from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M.  This will be a free CLE program. The format for the …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Health Services | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NY – 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 …
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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Corporate | Intellectual Property | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
Uniondale, New York – September 2020 – 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 …
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Bushwack and Lampert Contribute to USLAW Quick Guide
August 31, 2020 | General Liability
Jacqueline Bushwack and Matthew Lampert co-authored “The State of New York General Liability COVID-19 Quick Guide,” published by the USLAW NETWORK. USLAW’s newest compendium of law, the guide is a multi-state resource that addresses relevant state-specific general liability considerations in conjunction with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Written by USLAW NETWORK member attorneys, the compendium takes …
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Egor and Barcsansky Secure Win in Staged Loss Fraud Case
May 14, 2020 | General Liability | Insurance Fraud
Egor and Barcsansky obtained a summary judgment in a staged loss declaratory judgment case against a ring of fraudsters. The complaint alleged that all the indicia of a staged loss is present, including stark admissions, incredulous testimony, a multitude of inconsistent statements and individuals with limited connections to each other. We argued that not only …
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