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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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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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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Corporate | Intellectual Property | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
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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Bruno Quoted in Law360 Analysis of Legal Malpractice Claims
April 13, 2020 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno spoke to Law360 about a potential surge in professional liability claims that could arise during the economic slump caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The suits could stem from individual clients who have lost their jobs or corporate clients that are blaming their attorneys. “They may be disgruntled, not necessarily because of the lawyer’s …
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Bruno and Gurman Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Claim
March 25, 2020
Jon Bruno and Amanda Gurman obtained dismissal of a legal malpractice suit on a pre-answer motion to dismiss. The plaintiff commenced the action alleging the law firm committed legal malpractice, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract in connection with the firm’s representation of the plaintiff in a personal injury action, in which …
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Bruno Speaks on EEOC Discrimination Claims Reduction in Newsday
March 9, 2020 | Employment & Labor
Jonathan Bruno was quoted in the March 9, 2020, Newsday article, “EEOC: Workplace bias charges down.” The article was based on an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report that showed a decline in workplace discrimination claims. The report listed retaliation as the most frequently filed charge, at 53.8% of all claims filed with the Commission. Jon …
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