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Bruno and Isaacson Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal of Libel Action
June 16, 2022 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson moved to dismiss a libel per se claim against the firm’s clients, New York counsel for the co-defendant corporation.

Plaintiffs, who are also lawyers, represented the co-defendant corporation in a legal matter. The corporation agreed to pay plaintiffs for their legal work by issuing them shares of the corporation. Plaintiffs’ broker sold

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Bruno and Isaacson Secure Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action from Appellate Division
April 19, 2022 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured dismissal from the Appellate Division, First Department of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract, with the Appellate Division affirming the trial court’s decision granting their motion for summary judgment and denying plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment.

The Firm’s clients represented

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Wilck Featured in USLAW Network Short Takes
November 5, 2021

David Wilck was featured in the November 5, 2021 USLAW Network Short Take, “Changing Your Paradigm: Improving Teammate Retention Rates and Reducing Turnover in Your Legal or Claims Department.”

The session explored the newfound challenges facing law firms and in-house legal and claims departments as the needs and expectations of team members have evolved.

The

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Lellos and Wilck Present at the USLAW Fall Conference
October 27, 2021 | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage | Corporate

Stella Lellos and David Wilck recently gave presentations at USLAW’s Fall Client Conference, which took place in Colorado. Stella was on a panel entitled “The Surge of Mergers and Acquisitions: How Has the Complexity of Deal-Making Changed and Where Should Future Strategies Be Re-Evaluated Due to Lessons Learned from the Pandemic.” David’s panel was entitled

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
July 12, 2021 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract.

The clients represented a trucking company and its driver in an automobile accident wherein the underlying plaintiff sustained injuries requiring multiple surgeries. The

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Bruno Named to Law360 Editorial Board
March 17, 2021 | Professional Liability

Law360 has selected Jonathan Bruno to participate on its 2021 Legal Ethics Editorial Board. The purpose of the board is to get feedback from readers on how Law360 can improve its coverage.

With over 1.5 million daily newsletter recipients, Law360 covers legal news and analysis across dozens of practice areas, industries, and jurisdictions.

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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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Lewis and Isaacson Obtain No Probable Cause Determination from DHR
February 8, 2021 | Professional Liability

Shari Lewis and Debbie Isaacson successfully defended their client, a not-for-profit housing and homeless services organization, in a discrimination matter before the New York State Division of Human Rights. The Complainant asserted claims of discrimination based on race, religion and national origin, alleging that she was discriminated against during personal screenings upon entering the shelter

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Rivkin Radler Elects 5 New Partners
January 4, 2021

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Jenna Z. Gabay, Amanda Gurman, Priscilla D. Kam, Greg E. Mann and Andrea C. Sacks have been elected Partners.

“These attorneys are excellent advocates in their varying practice areas with great commitment to our clients…We are proud to have them join

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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
December 14, 2020 | Professional Liability

Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson moved to dismiss a legal malpractice action against their clients, a matrimonial law firm and its partner, related to their representation of the plaintiff in a divorce proceeding.

Plaintiff alleged that the attorneys were negligent in the preparation of a stipulation by which plaintiff exercised her option to purchase her

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