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FTC Bans Non-Competes: What It Means for You
July 11, 2024 | Employment & Labor

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently enacted a regulation that would effectively ban non-compete agreements for almost all employers. Unless the rule is blocked by legal challenges, it will take effect September 4.

Long Island Business News hosted a webinar on June 26, which explored the ban’s viability. Ken Novikoff, who leads Rivkin Radler’s Employment

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53 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers®/Rising Stars
September 22, 2023 | Tax | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | 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 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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Novikoff’s Employment Law Reporter Published in Employee Relations Law Journal
June 27, 2023 | Employment & Labor

Kenneth A. Novikoff’s Spring issue of the Employment Law Reporter was published in the Employee Relations Law Journal.

  • A federal court in New York has ruled that all five causes of action in an employment discrimination lawsuit brought by a former employee of the New York City Department of Education should be dismissed.
  • The U.S. District
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Hardy on Panel for ABA TIPS & YLD Section Conference
April 27, 2023 | Employment & Labor | Cannabis

The Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association will host the first joint TIPS & YLD Section Conference, May 3-6, in New York City.

On May 4, Tamika Hardy will serve on the panel, Cannabis in the Workplace: Cultivation, Accommodation or Deprivation. The program will cover employment

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Novikoff’s Employment Law Reporter Published in Employee Relations Law Journal
April 6, 2023 | Employment & Labor

Kenneth A. Novikoff’s Winter issue of the Employment Law Reporter was published in the Employee Relations Law Journal.

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed claims under Title I, Title II, and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and claims under the Rehabilitation Act against a non-profit corporation that

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Rivkin Radler Welcomes 5 New Attorneys
February 21, 2023 | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Andrew Buonincontri, Robert Fogarty, Caitlyn Gibbons, Gloria J. Medina, and Cristina Paneque have joined the firm as Associates.

Andrew Buonincontri, of Franklin Square, NY has joined the firm as an Associate in the Insurance Fraud Practice Group in the Uniondale office.

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Novikoff’s Employment Law Reporter Published in Employee Relations Law Journal
January 9, 2023 | Employment & Labor

Kenneth A. Novikoff’s Autumn issue of the Employment Law Reporter was published in the Employee Relations Law Journal.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 affords a faculty member a private right of action against the faculty member’s university for intentional gender-based discrimination.

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Hardy Honored at LIBN’s 50 Most Influential Women Event
November 7, 2022

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that, Tamika Hardy has been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News at a dinner held on October 27, 2022, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.  Tamika is a partner in Banking, Business Dissolution, Cannabis, Commercial Litigation, Employment & Labor practice groups.

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ 2023 Best Law Firms List
November 3, 2022 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2023. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Albany: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law

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

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Lunch and Learn Series: New Employment Laws and Regulations Regarding Marijuana in the Workplace
October 20, 2022 | Health Services | Cannabis

Please join us for the November Lunch and Learn as Rivkin Radler Partners John Diviney and Tamika Hardy discuss the following topics:

  • New State laws – New York Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, New York Labor Law Section 201-D, New York Human Rights Law, New York Penal Law, New York City Administrative Code
  • Pre-employment
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