Rivkin Radler Elects 8 New Partners

December 20, 2022 | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation | General Liability | Insurance Fraud | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate

Rivkin Radler is delighted to announce that it has elevated eight attorneys to partners, effective January 1.

The new partners are Jennifer Abreu, Christina M. Bezas, Kaitlyn E. Flynn, Daniel E. Furshpan, Bernadette Kasnicki, Marie A. Landsman, Siobhain P. Minarovich and Avi Sinensky.

“These eight attorneys embody the best attributes of Rivkin Radler – astute representation, excellent client service and responsiveness,” said Managing Partner Evan H. Krinick.

Jennifer Abreu is a member of the Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and Insurance Fraud Practice Groups. She helps insurers prosecute civil lawsuits under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, including affirmative actions to recover insurer claim payments to physicians, medical clinics, attorneys, public adjusters and others involved in complex, large-scale insurance fraud schemes.

Christina M. Bezas is a member of the Commercial Litigation; Compliance, Investigations & White Collar; and Insurance Fraud Practice Groups. She handles complex commercial litigation in courts around the country, including New York, New Jersey, and Florida. In particular, Christina litigates complex civil lawsuits involving various claims, including under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, fraud, unjust enrichment, and other state law claims.

Kaitlyn E. Flynn is a member of the Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and Insurance Fraud Practice Groups. She is responsible for appearing in court on behalf of the firm’s insurance carrier clients, handling all aspects of litigation, with a primary focus on conducting oral arguments before the court on Motions for Summary Judgment. She also conducts Examinations Under Oath of medical providers and patients.

Daniel E. Furshpan is a member of the Critical Incident Response, General Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense Practice Groups. He concentrates his practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense, construction-site accidents, New York Labor Law litigation, and general liability defense. He also has significant experience defending employment discrimination claims in federal court.

Bernadette Kasnicki is a member of the Corporate; Personal, Family & Business Planning; and Tax Practice Groups. She advises business clients on a range of tax matters relating to corporations, LLCs, partnerships, public charities and private foundations. She drafts and negotiates transactional documents, including acquisition agreements, merger agreements, operating agreements and shareholders’ agreements. She also represents not-for-profit and tax-exempt organizations.

Marie A. Landsman is a member of the Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups. She concentrates in the area of commercial leasing, real estate and real estate development. Her transactional experience includes negotiating and closing complex real estate transactions including the purchase, sale, finance and development of a variety of commercial properties including office buildings, shopping centers, apartment buildings and industrial properties.

Siobhain P. Minarovich is a member of the Insurance Coverage Practice Group. She represents insurers in a wide range of coverage and litigation matters in New York state and federal courts, as well as state and federal courts throughout the United States. She also regularly counsels insurance companies on third-party coverage claims, including general liability, sexual abuse, toxic tort, asbestos, environmental, product liability, bad faith and other developing issues.

Avi Sinensky is a member of the Corporate Practice Group. He has a broad-based transactional practice with extensive experience advising buyers and sellers in the structuring and negotiation of complex private company mergers and acquisitions, investments, recapitalizations, divestitures, joint ventures and other corporate transactions. He advises companies from startup to maturity with respect to corporate governance, organization and operations.

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