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Krinick and Bloom Quoted in Newsday
September 27, 2018 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage
Rivkin Radler Director of Marketing and Communications, Laurie Bloom was featured in Newsday’s piece, “Making the Side Gig Work.” The article focused on professionals that take on a “side job” alongside their initial career. Laurie has been an adjunct professor at Hofstra University for over a decade. When discussing the focus of her class of PR students each year …
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Bankruptcy Court Grants Rivkin Radler’s Motion to Dismiss Bankruptcy Case
September 25, 2018 | Bankruptcy
The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granted our client’s motion to dismiss a bankruptcy case.  Previously, in the State Court, Rivkin Radler attorneys, Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of the management company and the board of a New York City Housing Development Finance Corporation (the …
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Kurland Quoted in CNBC Lottery Article
September 25, 2018 | Trusts & Estates
Jason Kurland was quoted in CNBC’s article, “Nearly $500 million up for grabs in Mega Millions and Powerball. Here are three big decisions for jackpot winners.” Read the full article here. …
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Robertelli Obtains Second Summary Judgment for Home Elevation Company
September 24, 2018 | Professional Liability
John Robertelli obtained a second dismissal of all negligence claims with prejudice made against a Home Elevation Company related to a dispute over work performed pursuant to a contract after the home was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. All claims for negligent workmanship were dismissed by the Honorable Daniel L. Weiss J.S.C. in Monmouth County who …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Three New Attorneys
September 20, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | General Liability
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Thomas DeMarco, Jacob Fleitman and Michael Rudick have joined the firm. Thomas V. DeMarco, has joined the firm’s General Liability Practice Groups as an Associate. Thomas focuses his practice on a variety of matters, including automobile liability, premises liability and property damage cases.  …
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Kozicz Receives 30 Under 30 Award
September 20, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Health Services
Ada Kozicz was a recipient of Long Island Business News’ 30 Under 30 Award. The award recognizes the bright and dynamic young professionals under the age of 30 who contribute to the Long Island community through public service and who have made significant strides in business. Kozicz is an associate in Rivkin Radler’s Health Services …
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Richman, Bushwack and LiPetri Obtain Summary Judgement in Labor Law Case
September 20, 2018 | General Liability
David Richman, Jacqueline Bushwack and Michael LiPetri obtained summary judgment on behalf of a NYC land owner in a lawsuit where plaintiff alleged injuries flowing from a construction-related incident when plaintiff fell from a height while in the process of disposing bulk debris. Plaintiff alleged violations of Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200. Bronx County …
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Riverso Featured in New York Real Estate Journal
September 20, 2018 | Commercial Litigation | Construction
Pia Riverso was featured in the New York Real Estate Journal’s 2018 Women in Real Estate: Professional Services. The September 18th Spotlight edition shared insight into today’s real estate industry from a woman’s point of view. This issue recognized achievements of women engaged in specialized industries. Click here to read Pia’s interview. …
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Christoforou a Presenter at PA Practice Reimbursement Workshop
September 18, 2018 | Health Services
On October 4, Margarita Christoforou will be a presenter at the PA Practice Reimbursement Workshop for the New York State Society of Physician Assistants. She will be discussing current industry standards for coding and billing and also moving the reimbursement goalposts. Pam D’Apuzzo, President of RR Health Strategies will be a co-presenter at the event. …
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Mascia Quoted in Business.com
September 18, 2018 | Corporate
Henry Mascia was quoted in an article published in Business.com, “What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit.” The article discusses how immigration has increased I-9 audits by more than 300 percent under the Trump administration and what to do if a business owner finds themselves in this situation. Click …
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Korman Co-Chairs NYSBA’s “Meet the Judges of the Court of Appeals”
September 14, 2018 | Appeals
Cheryl Korman will co-chair the New York State Bar Association’s panel discussion, “Meet the Judges of the Court of Appeals.” The program will take place on Monday, October 1, 2018 at Fordham Law School from 3:30 pm-6:30 pm. The panel will include confirmed judges, Hon. Michael Garcia, Hon. Jenny Rivera and Hon. Rowan Wilson. Additional …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 13, 2018 | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys were named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 11 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Merril Biscone – Appellate Jonathan B. Bruno …
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Kornblum Closes Multiple Deals in September 2018
September 13, 2018 | Yaron J. Kornblum | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Yaron Kornblum closed the following transactions: Represented Ellwood Realty LLC in the refinancing of a $4.85M loan with New York Commercial Bank; Represented Audubon Realty LLC in the refinancing of a $4.85M loan with New York Commercial Bank; Represented Diagonal Realty LLC in the refinancing of a $4.15M loan with New York Commercial Bank; Represented …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Two New Attorneys
September 13, 2018 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – September 13, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that J’Naia L. Boyd and Gregory J. Klubok have joined the firm. J’Naia L. Boyd has joined the firm’s Appeals and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups as an Associate. Prior to joining the firm, J’Naia was a …
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Kotula and Jones Win Summary Judgment in Construction Defect Coverage Case
September 13, 2018 | Insurance Coverage
A New Jersey state court awarded our insurer client, Interstate Fire and Casualty Co., summary judgment, dismissing with prejudice claims for defense and indemnity in a construction defect coverage action. In First Specialty Ins. Co. v. Interstate Fire & Cas. Co., Docket No. L-996-16 (N.J. Super. Mercer Cty. Sept. 4, 2018), the insured, American Properties …
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