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Isaacson and Parikh Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal of Action Against Attorney Client
February 23, 2023 | Professional Liability

Debbie Isaacson and Ana Parikh successfully moved to dismiss a third-party action in Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County, against the firm’s client, a civil litigation attorney.

The firm’s client represents various plaintiff insurance companies in a consumer fraud action, where the defendants, a remediation company and its owner, allegedly failed to complete numerous

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Wilck Presents to Two Insurance Carriers
January 31, 2023 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | General Liability | Insurance Coverage

Last month, David Wilck, along with Matthew Lampert, gave the presentation, “Contribution and Indemnity Claims and Labor Law 240 Issues for Property Owners/Managers,” to Skyward Specialty Insurance.

Also in December 2022, David presented, “Insurance Defense: Walking the Ethical Tightrope and Related Issues,” to GB Specialty — a division of Gallagher Bassett.

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Wilck Presents at USLAW Forum
October 15, 2022 | Professional Liability

In September 2022, David Wilck gave the presentation, “Strategic Considerations for Drafting and Enforcing Arbitration Provisions,” at USLAW Network’s Professional Liability Forum. He co-presented with Daniel Longo, of the law firm, Murchison & Cumming, based in Los Angeles, CA.

USLAW is an international organization composed of nearly 100 independent, defense-based, full-service firms, including more than

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Rivkin Radler Welcomes 5 New Attorneys
October 3, 2022 | Insurance Fraud | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Jason Biegel, Jann Brent, Alexandra Cusano, Timothy Gonzalez and Ashley Prinz have joined the firm.

Jason Biegel, of Elmont, NY, has joined the firm as an Associate in the Professional Liability Practice Group, in the Uniondale office. Jason concentrates his practice

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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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