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Riverso, De La Hoz and Impellizeri Obtain Summary Judgment
March 25, 2022 | Construction

Pia E. Riverso, Catalina De La Hoz and Michael Impellizeri, on behalf of our clients, successfully argued and obtained summary judgment in Kings County Supreme Court.

Our clients were constrained to commence suit after their neighbor improperly erected a fence on our clients’ properties taking a strip of land from both of their properties, modified

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Jaffe, Honig and Antar Win Multi-Million Dollar Arbitration
March 18, 2022 | Construction

Ed Jaffe, Jeremy Honig and Mark Antar won a years-long construction arbitration, securing an award of approximately $4.5 million.

Rivkin represents a New York City general contractor which had contracted with a hedge fund billionaire for the renovation of his six-story Manhattan townhouse, including installation of a new sub-basement with a swimming pool.

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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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Grill and Schieber Prevail on Summary Judgment Motion in Favor of DC Landlord
January 19, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber recently scored a major victory for a landlord client in an action against a commercial law firm tenant. The action was for breach of a lease due to the tenant’s abandonment of the premises and failure to pay rent. In National Association of Water Companies v CKR Law,

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Grill and Schieber Obtain Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Brooklyn Condominium
November 20, 2020 | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Rivkin Radler LLP recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the developer of a Brooklyn condominium by purchasers of a multi-million-dollar apartment. David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber represented the developer. The purchasers brought on an emergency application, by order to show cause, seeking to stay the closing pending an adjudication of

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Grill and Feuer Represent Regional Developer in Leasing Warehouse
November 19, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

On October 23, 2020, David M. Grill and Scott Feuer represented a regional developer in the leasing of an approximately 283,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a major national retailer.

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ 2021 Best Law Firms List
November 5, 2020

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2021. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Albany: Health Care Law

Long Island: Elder Law, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation-Health Care, Trusts

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Employment & Labor | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability

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 in Super Lawyers.

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Glambosky and Meisel Defeat Tenant’s Illegal Lockout Claim
October 23, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

In a hotly contested proceeding in New York County Landlord-Tenant Court, wherein our landlord client was facing potential liability for treble damages and an order directing restoration of possession to the tenant, Erez Glambosky and Matthew Meisel successfully persuaded the Court to dismiss the tenant’s petition, with prejudice, and grant a judgment in favor of

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Honig, Jaffe and Antar Win Summary Judgment In Multi-Million Dollar Construction Arbitration
September 23, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction

In a hotly contested construction arbitration against former hedge fund billionaire Phillip Falcone, Jeremy Honig, Ed Jaffe and Mark Antar won summary judgment dismissal of Falcone’s counterclaim against their client, clearing a significant hurdle towards their client’s recovery on a multi-million-dollar claim.

The firm’s client, a New York City general contractor, had entered into a

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