Recent News - Professional Liability
October 28, 2020 | | | | | | | | | | | | |
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys were named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys, the practice areas for which they were recognized, and the years they were included in Super Lawyers.Read More
September 21, 2020 | | | | | | | | | | |
Six attorneys from Rivkin Radler will be speakers at USLAW Network’s virtual retreat, which takes place September 30 through October 9. The retreat is intended for general counsel, in-house counsel, heads and managers of claims and risk, C-suite executives, and other legal decision makers.
The program will cover issues beyond COVID-19, projecting what the futureRead More
April 13, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno spoke to Law360 about a potential surge in professional liability claims that could arise during the economic slump caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
The suits could stem from individual clients who have lost their jobs or corporate clients that are blaming their attorneys.
“They may be disgruntled, not necessarily because of the lawyer’sRead More
March 25, 2020
Jon Bruno and Amanda Gurman obtained dismissal of a legal malpractice suit on a pre-answer motion to dismiss.
The plaintiff commenced the action alleging the law firm committed legal malpractice, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract in connection with the firm’s representation of the plaintiff in a personal injury action, in whichRead More
March 9, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno was quoted in the March 9, 2020, Newsday article, “EEOC: Workplace bias charges down.” The article was based on an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report that showed a decline in workplace discrimination claims.
The report listed retaliation as the most frequently filed charge, at 53.8% of all claims filed with the Commission.
February 19, 2020 |
Jonathan Bruno was a guest speaker at the New York Wage & Hour Compliance Forum hosted by FedEx on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott.
The forum, hosted for FedEx’s independent service providers in New York, was meant to help trucking businesses better understand their business’ compliance obligations regarding wageRead More
January 16, 2020 | | |
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Samantha R. Barbere, Anthony R. Bjelke, Alexandria E. Tomanelli and Michelle Vizzi have joined the Firm as Associates.
Samantha Barbere has joined the Corporate Practice Group, resident in the Long Island office. She concentrates her practice on general corporate representation, advisingRead More
December 23, 2019 |
Michael Heller, Michael Twersky and Lawrence Han represented a borrower in connection with a $17.7 million construction loan made by an affiliate of G4 Capital Partners LLC.
The proceeds of the loan will be used to develop a residential condominium in Manhattan.Read More
December 23, 2019 |
In a case where Plaintiff alleged a traumatic brain injury with post-traumatic neurological deficits, John Robertelli obtained a dismissal of all Plaintiff’s claims by way of summary judgment based upon the statutory bar contained in New Jersey’s No Fault Law that prevents suits by uninsured drivers in New Jersey.
Initially, Plaintiff provided information indicating thatRead More
November 26, 2019 | | | | |
NEW YORK – – Nov. 26, 2019 – Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Peter C. Contino, Laura Einig and Benjamin P. Malerba have each received a Leadership in Law award from Long Island Business News in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Unsung Hero and Partner, respectively.
The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication,Read More
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