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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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Business Owners Seminar Series: Employment Lessons for 2021
February 25, 2021 | Employment & Labor
The 2021 BOSS program will focus on the theme Planning for the Unexpected in Your Business. The second presentation, entitled Employment Lessons for 2021, covers the topic of legal requirements and obligations concerning employees. The pandemic has taught us new ways of working, including managing a remote workforce. And a new administration, coupled with a …
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Diviney Provides Perspective on Workplace Postings for Remote Employees
February 17, 2021 | Employment & Labor
John Diviney spoke with Newsday for the article “What businesses need to know about workplace posting compliance for remote workers.” The story details the guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division regarding worker notification in a time when many employees are remote. John notes that the guidance clarifies “what do you …
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Hardy and Novikoff Secure Summary Judgment and Dismissal for Accounting and Tax Firm Client
December 9, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff successfully secured summary judgment on behalf of our client, an accounting and tax firm that prepares personal, corporate and business tax returns and provides tax planning services. The judgment holds the defendant,  a former employee of the firm, liable for his violation of  a Confidential Nonsolicit and Noncompete Agreement (CNNA) …
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Rivkin Radler Takes Home 5 Leadership in Law Awards
November 19, 2020
We are proud to announce that Rivkin Radler was recognized in five categories of Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law awards program. Here are the honorees: Lifetime Achievement Award: Brian Conneely Partner Award: Michael Heller Counsel/Of Counsel Award: Andrea Sacks Associate Award: Ada Janocinska Unsung Hero Award: Jean McCann, Director of Human Resources The …
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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 | Trusts & Estates | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | 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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Diviney Speaks to Newsday on New DOL Guidance
October 8, 2020 | Employment & Labor
John Diviney was quoted in the Newsday article, “DOL releases guidance on tracking remote employee hours.” The article discusses how tracking normal workday hours can become more complicated for some employers as COVID-19 has increased the number of people working from home. The U.S. Department of Labor recently released guidance that highlights employers’ responsibility to …
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Hardy Quoted in Business News Daily
September 25, 2020 | Employment & Labor
Tamika Hardy was quoted in a Business News Daily article, “Should You Hire At-Will Employees?” The article discusses the pros and cons of hiring at-will employees and the strategies for hiring and terminating at-will employees. Click here to read the full article. …
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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Professional Liability | Corporate | Intellectual Property | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
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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