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Del Pizzo Quoted in Article on ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits
April 19, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Nancy Del Pizzo has been quoted in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce article, “ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits: How to Protect Your Business.” “Lawsuits involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are concentrated in New York and Florida, but companies across the nation need to get informed, be proactive, review their websites and deliver on promises,” …
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Schieber and Tare Secure Victory for Good Guy Guarantor
April 18, 2019 | Joshua M. Tare | Evan R. Schieber | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Rivkin Radler scored a significant victory on behalf of a guarantor under a commercial lease, with important implications for commercial tenants and landlords that may be negotiating commercial leases.  311 West 43rd Venture, LLC v 15th Floor Media LLC et al, Supreme Court, Index No. 650851/2018, involved a dispute over the proper interpretation of the …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorney
April 18, 2019 | Insurance Fraud | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Uniondale, New York – April 2019 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Yonatan Bernstein has joined the firm as an Associate. Yonatan Bernstein has joined the firm’s Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and Insurance Fraud Practice Groups. Bernstein helps insurers prosecute civil lawsuits under the federal Racketeer Influenced …
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Ullman Gives Insight on FDA Warnings Letters
April 18, 2019 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in a NutraIngredients-USA article, “FDA sends warnings letters on illegal ingredients in sports, weight loss products.” The article discusses the 11 warning letters that were sent to companies that have non NDI ingredients in their products. Eight of the warning letters concerned DMHA and the other three concerned phenibut. Ullman has …
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Real Estate Group Handles Multiple Transactions in March
April 17, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Michael Heller and Louis D’ Amaro handled the Assignment of Lease for the Landlord in connection with the sale of a gas station. Jason Kurland, along with John Panagopoulos, represented the Seller in its transfer of a hotel located at 338 West 36th Street, New York, NY for a purchase price of $280 million. At …
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Mulè to Host Eighth BOSS Program
April 17, 2019 | Employment & Labor | Corporate
On Thursday, May 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the eighth program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices. Presented by immigration attorney Henry Mascia, the program will provide an overview of what you need to know about employing foreign workers. Topics covered include: How to avoid …
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Ullman Quoted in NutraIngredients-USA
April 17, 2019 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in a NutraIngredients-USA article, “FDA’s new advisory list receives mixed reactions from industry.” The article discusses how the FDA announced a new ‘rapid communication tool,’ called the Dietary Ingredient Advisory List. Trade groups and industry experts applauded the effort, but many opined that this step still has much left to be …
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Nassau Ruling Illustrates Tough Consequences for Ignoring Subpoenas
April 15, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Nassau County illustrates the power of remedies available for enforcing judgments against recalcitrant debtors who refuse to turn over financial information in response to post-judgment discovery demands. The plaintiff-judgment creditor issued a subpoena to the debtor, requesting the production of documents and a deposition from him, as …
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Vanunu Quoted in Times Union
April 15, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Michael Vanunu was quoted in a Times Union article, “No new funding for NY’s criminal justice overhaul.” The article discusses how local law enforcement agencies and district attorneys will have to reconcile how to pay for the criminal justice reforms that were passed by the state lawmakers. Vanunu informed how this forecast didn’t consider existing …
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Vanunu Mentioned in Times Union
April 12, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Michael Vanunu was mentioned in a Times Union article, “GOP lawmakers decry new use of force requirements for cops.” Click here to read the article. …
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Grill and Schieber Win Motion to Dismiss on behalf of Developer
April 11, 2019 | Construction
In a decisive victory for the developer of the famed Plaza Condominium, the firm succeeded in obtaining a complete dismissal in a case involving numerous parties and multiple causes of action brought by a condominium board against the developer. In the Board of Managers of the Residential Section of the Plaza Condominium v CPS 1 …
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Grill, Korman, Schieber and Gise Win Case Impacting Condo Development Liability
April 9, 2019 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
A new Appellate Division, First Department ruling has major implications for condominium boards seeking to sue individual members of a sponsor entity for construction defects. Previously, alter ego claims against individual members of the sponsor entity were justified based on the allegation that the developer, which is often a single-purpose entity, did not maintain separate …
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Grill, Schieber, and De La Hoz Secure Summary Judgment Directing Specific Performance
April 4, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill, Evan R. Schieber, and Catalina E. De La Hoz secured summary judgment directing specific performance of a contract of sale on behalf of our client, the buyer of a multiple-dwelling residence in Brooklyn.  The dispute arose out of a contract of sale that required the sellers to, among other things, obtain, as …
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Kenigsberg Presents at ECC Conference
April 3, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On April 2nd, Jay Kenigsberg presented “Blockchain: What In The World Are We Getting Ourselves Into?” at the Eastern Claims Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.  Jay addressed a very receptive audience of Life, Health and Disability claims professionals from throughout the U.S. who are experiencing a revolution in how death claims are currently being handled. Jay’s …
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Peretz Quoted in NYMetroParents
April 3, 2019 | Trusts & Estates
Michelle Peretz was quoted in a NYMetroParents article, “How to Plan For Your Child With Special Need’s Future.” “Setting up an SNT for the benefit of the child with special needs is vital,” said Peretz. “By utilizing a special needs trust, you can protect the assets from claims and creditors, while retaining the disabled child’s …
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