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Queenan to Speak at Albany Law School
October 9, 2018 | Directors & Officers Liability | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
On October 24, John Queenan will speak at the Albany Law School lunch and learn discussing what it is like to work in the NYC Law Department. He will be accompanied by Stuart Smith, Director of Legal Recruitment and Development from the NYC Law Department. John will speak about his experiences as an ACC  in …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Associate
September 6, 2018 | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
New York, NY – September 6, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Cali L. Eckler has joined the firm as an Associate. Cali L. Eckler has joined the firm’s Professional Liability, Directors & Officers Liability and Employment & Labor Practice Groups. Eckler defends attorneys, engineers, architects, insurance …
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DiGennaro Secured a Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Claim
August 1, 2018 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro secured dismissal of a legal malpractice action in New York County Supreme Court on statute of limitations grounds despite application of the continuous representation toll.  The Court agreed that the defendants offered “undeniable evidentiary proof” that the toll ended as a matter of law more than three years before commencement of the action, …
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DiGennaro, Belous and Gurman Victorious on Summary Judgment Motion
August 1, 2018 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro, Todd Belous and Amanda Gurman secured a major victory on behalf of their lawyer clients on claims of quantum meruit by another lawyer on a summary judgment motion.  Our clients prevailed on the motion despite that: the alleged legal services for which plaintiffs sought recovery spanned nine years; plaintiffs sought over $2 million; …
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Korman, DiGennaro, Lastorino and Mascia Victorious at Second Circuit Court of Appeals
August 1, 2018 | Appeals
Korman, DiGennaro, Lastorino and Mascia were victorious at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  In a published opinion, the Second Circuit affirmed a district court order dismissing the plaintiff’s action to recover damages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).   The firm represented a law firm that was sued under the FDCPA for allegedly commencing …
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Bruno Named to Law360 Editorial Advisory Board
March 9, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno has been selected to the editorial advisory board of Law360’s Legal Ethics Newsletter. Advisory board members are tasked with giving feedback to section editors about specific news coverage and improve the newsletter’s overall reporting. Jon will serve through 2018. …
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Bruno and Mandel Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
February 22, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno and Anna Mandel secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting a sole claim for violations of Judiciary Law Section 487 against their lawyer client.  In dismissing the action, the Court adopted the arguments Bruno and Mandel raised, rejecting plaintiff’s “novel” theory and concluding that plaintiff …
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Queenan Attends Annual Capital Holiday Lights in the Park Fundraiser
November 20, 2017
On Friday November 17, 2017, John Queenan, a board member of the Albany Police Athletic League League (PAL), attended the opening night of Capital Holiday Lights in the Park on Washington Park, the border of which Rivkin Radler’s Albany office sits. The opening night is a sponsor only attendance night and marks the official start …
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Queenan Presents at Albany Law School’s Recent Graduate CLE Program
November 17, 2017
On November 17, John Queenan presented at Albany Law School’s “Recent Graduate CLE Program” held on the law school campus. John presented on the topics of  “Factual Investigation Through Witness Interviews” and “Selection and Interviews of Experts”.  Sponsored by the National Alumni Association (NAA) of Albany Law School , the CLE program provides 16 free CLE …
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DiGennaro Speaker at NYSBA’s Risk Management Program
October 24, 2017 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro will be a speaker at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2017. Program Description: The New York State Bar Association is pleased to present Risk Management for Lawyers. Designed for all practicing attorneys regardless of their level of expertise, this program will provide practical tips to help improve your practice and …
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