Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

May 4, 2018 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group has moved from Band 4 to Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the Healthcare category. Firm partner William M. Savino enters the Chambers rankings in Band 3.

“Inclusion in Chambers USA is a high honor,” said Managing Partner Evan H. Krinick. “Our clients and colleagues from other firms thought enough of us and our work to recommend us. Our unwavering commitment to client service and excellence in the delivery of legal services has held us in good stead.”

Rivkin Radler’s clients include many of the world’s largest insurance companies. With an extensive and impressive history representing insurer interests, Rivkin Radler has handled more than 10,000 claims across nearly all 50 U.S. states.

The Chambers USA Guide states of the firm’s insurance practice: “Highly capable team that acts on major coverage litigation for insurers as well as providing comprehensive liability defense work. Particularly active in the property and casualty sphere, while also advising on an array of significant environmental and health insurance matters. Additional strength in cyber liability and data privacy disputes. Also offers experience advising on complex bad faith disputes.”

Also ranked among the best is Rivkin Radler’s Health Services Practice Group, which, according to Chambers, “has significant experience in advising providers and other healthcare entities on a range of issues and offers particular strength in transactional, regulatory compliance and enforcement matters as well as in criminal prosecutions. Expertise includes payment reform, Stark and HIPAA issues.”

The Chambers USA Guide states of the firm’s healthcare practice, “Their work is timely and accurate, and when we need guidance, they have a wealth of knowledge to guide us in the right direction. They understand our needs.”

Bill Savino is the first Rivkin Radler attorney to be recognized by Chambers. It is especially noteworthy that he enters the rankings in Band 3 out of four possible bands. Chambers, commenting on his inclusion, notes, “William Savino is an experienced insurance market litigator recognized for his strength in a range of coverage disputes at trial and appellate level. His areas of expertise include IP liability, environmental and mass tort matters.”

London-based Chambers and Partners has since 1990 published Chambers Directories; guides ranking attorneys and law firms, based on in-depth, objective research.  Historically, only the highest quality firms and attorneys have been included in Chambers. The yearlong submission process involves an extensive amount of detail about the firm, its attorneys, capabilities and representations. Additionally, key attorneys are interviewed by researchers who also solicit feedback from firm clients before determining whether a firm is worthy of inclusion in Chambers. The listing can be found at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA/firm/142927/rivkin-radler.

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