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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Uniondale, New York – August 26, 2020 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2021. For the first time, four Rivkin attorneys, all based in the firm’s Long Island office, have been named Lawyer of the Year: Attorney                                Practice Area Barry I. Levy                           Litigation-Health …
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Grill and Feuer Represent New York City Developer in 150,000 Square Foot Headquarters Lease in Brooklyn, New York
June 22, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On January 17, 2020, David M. Grill and Scott Feuer represented a New York City developer in the leasing of an approximately 150,000 square foot industrial building in Brooklyn, New York to a regional food bank. …
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Schieber and Gise Win Summary Judgment in Construction Defect Case
May 12, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction | Commercial Litigation
Evan R. Schieber and David Gise received a sweeping victory for the firm’s clients that may have far reaching implications for construction defect claims in New York.  In the Board of Managers Of The Latitude Riverdale Condominium v. 3585 Owner, LLC et. al., Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index No. 27319/2016E, the Board of Managers sought …
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Glambosky On Webcast Concerning NY Court of Appeals’ HSTPA Rulings on Retroactivity
April 20, 2020 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky was recently interviewed for a webcast concerning the impact of a New York State Court of Appeals rulings. Earlier this month the New York Court of Appeals ruled in four separate cases that with regard to the retroactive application of the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) of 2019, “the overcharge calculation …
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Glambosky, Honig and Meisel Save Bagel Boss
March 10, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Bagel Boss of Merrick (“BBM”) retained the Firm to take on its landlord who, along with landlord’s counsel, had designed a plan to deprive BBM of its contractual right to extend the Merrick lease for five years, notwithstanding BBM’s confirmation to the landlord that it was exercising the option to extend.  After meeting with BBM …
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Riverso and De La Hoz Obtain Preliminary Injunction Without an Evidentiary Hearing
February 24, 2020 | Construction | Commercial Litigation
In a trespass action, Pia E. Riverso and Catalina E. De La Hoz obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of the firm’s clients, two owners of adjoining property in Brooklyn, NY. The two homeowners commenced an action against the defendants — adjoining property owners — after the defendants’ encroached on the plaintiffs’ properties during their …
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Gise and Abreu Successfully Conclude Pro Bono Matter on Landlord’s Behalf
February 6, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David Gise and Jennifer Abreu brought a matter they handled pro bono for The Safe Center LI to a successful conclusion. The Safe Center helps victims of domestic and dating abuse, rape, sexual assault and human trafficking by offering them crisis intervention, emergency safe housing, counseling and legal representation. An owner of a multifamily home …
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Grill and Gise Defeat Reargument Motion and Obtain Judgments in Sweeping Victory
January 30, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill and David Gise defeated an effort by a defaulting corporation to reargue a decision issued recently by Justice McCormack of the Nassau County Supreme Court. The two attorneys obtained a default judgment against a defendant corporation in which the defendant claimed the default should be excused because the defendant’s principal was unaware …
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Grill and Schieber Prevail on Interpretation of Co-Tenancy Provision
January 21, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber received an extremely important victory for the landlord of a well-known Long Island shopping center regarding the interpretation of a co-tenancy provision. In Morton Village Realty Co., Inc. v. Sleepy’s LLC, et al., Supreme Court, Nassau County Index No. 610652/2018, the Court rejected Mattress Firm’s attempt to prematurely terminate …
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Heptig, Riverso Named To Crain’s Notable Women List
December 16, 2019
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Katherine A. Heptig and Pia E. Riverso have been selected for Crain’s New York Business’ 2020 Notable Women in Law list. The annual list celebrates attorneys who have made an impact on New York City. According to Crain’s, “it honors the achievements of the brightest and boldest legal …
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