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Krinick Looks to the Year ahead for LIBN
January 4, 2021
Evan Krinick gave his forecast for the business of law in the Long Island Business News article, “Looking ahead to 2021.” He noted: The legal marketplace in 2021 will continue to be focused on flexibility, innovation and technology. The pandemic will continue to dictate a largely remote work environment, and will demand increased investment in …
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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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Spero and Boyd Author Articles for Nassau Lawyer
December 29, 2020 | Bankruptcy
Matt Spero and J’Naia Boyd authored articles for the December 2020 issue of the Nassau Lawyer. Matt Spero wrote the article, “Bankruptcy Judge Alan S. Trust Appointed Chief Judge of EDNY Bankruptcy Court” on page 6. J’Naia Boyd wrote the article, “Bankruptcy Update, United States Supreme Court” on page 9. Click here to read the …
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Lewis Quoted in Crain’s about Russian Data Hack
December 18, 2020 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was interviewed for the Crain’s New York Business article, “US government hack highlights cyber risks for city businesses,” which discusses the impact on small businesses of the recently revealed data hack on the U.S. federal government, purportedly sponsored by Russia. “We have a number of companies now coming to us and saying, ‘Do …
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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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Hardy and Novikoff Secure Summary Judgment and Dismissal for Accounting and Tax Firm Client
December 9, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff successfully secured summary judgment on behalf of our client, an accounting and tax firm that prepares personal, corporate and business tax returns and provides tax planning services. The judgment holds the defendant,  a former employee of the firm, liable for his violation of  a Confidential Nonsolicit and Noncompete Agreement (CNNA) …
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Real Estate Transactions for November
December 8, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On November 3, 2020, Yaron Kornblum and Marie Landsman represented the borrowers, three tenants in common entities, in a refinance with Andrews Federal Credit Union with a loan amount of $6 million for a property located at 440 and 450 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY, a medical and professional office building consisting of 20 commercial spaces. …
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Ullman Reacts to Risks of Lax NDI Policy
December 8, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman, in the Nutraceuticals World article, “Dietary Supplement Leaders Lament Pitfalls of FDA’s Approach to NDIs,” expressed frustration that, despite several New Dietary Ingredient applications (NDIs) being rejected, a synthetic supplement with a history of adverse events in animal testing was allowed to reach the market. The article describes how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s …
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Panagopoulos Represents Seller in Sale of Residential Home
December 8, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On November 23, 2020, John Panagopoulos represented the seller in the sale of a residential home located in Lawrence, NY, for a purchase price of $6.65 million and negotiated an eight month seller’s Post-Closing Occupancy Agreement. …
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Grill and Murphy Have Corporate Dissolution Proceeding Dismissed in Its Entirety
December 4, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Business Dissolution
David M. Grill and Kenneth C. Murphy, members of Rivkin Radler’s Business Dissolution practice, recently had dismissed a Petition for Dissolution filed by the shareholder and one-third owner of a New York City medical practice. Plaintiff filed the dissolution proceeding under New York’s Business Corporation Law Section 1104-a seeking an expedited summary order of dissolution. …
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Fader Quoted in Law360 Article on Bogus HIPAA Claims
December 2, 2020 | Health Services
Eric Fader was quoted in the Law360 article, “Bogus HIPAA Claims Are Flourishing As Pandemic Worsens.” The article discusses how the pandemic is fueling false assertions about the privacy protections of the HIPAA Act. There are misunderstandings about the health privacy law and according to Fader, “All of these health-related things get used and twisted, …
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Richman Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management Article
November 23, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was quoted in the Healthcare Risk Management article, “What to Do When Malpractice Allegations Become Defamation.” The article discusses the different types of defamation and what can be done about each. Proving defamation can be difficult since court statements are hard to challenge. There are many forms of defamation, but they can be …
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Grill and Schieber Obtain Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Brooklyn Condominium
November 20, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction
Rivkin Radler LLP recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the developer of a Brooklyn condominium by purchasers of a multi-million-dollar apartment. David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber represented the developer. The purchasers brought on an emergency application, by order to show cause, seeking to stay the closing pending an adjudication of …
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Rivkin Radler Takes Home 5 Leadership in Law Awards
November 19, 2020
We are proud to announce that Rivkin Radler was recognized in five categories of Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law awards program. Here are the honorees: Lifetime Achievement Award: Brian Conneely Partner Award: Michael Heller Counsel/Of Counsel Award: Andrea Sacks Associate Award: Ada Janocinska Unsung Hero Award: Jean McCann, Director of Human Resources The …
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Strober Wins Motion to Dismiss Toxic Mold Case
November 19, 2020 | General Liability
Eric Strober successfully represented the owner of a co-op who had sublet her apartment to the plaintiff, a physician who lived in the apartment for several years before moving out and claiming many physical injuries as a result of mold exposure. The co-op owner was not insured for this type of claim. Strober moved for summary …
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