Rivkin Radler Welcomes Four New Attorneys

February 14, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Construction | General Liability | Insurance Fraud | Corporate

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has welcomed four new attorneys, Christina M. Bezas, David I. Gise, Robert C. Kern Jr. and Amanda S. Reynolds to the firm.

Christina M. Bezas, of Long Beach, N.Y., is an Associate in the Insurance Fraud Practice Group. Christina prosecutes complex 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.

Prior to joining Rivkin Radler, Christina served as an Assistant District Attorney for 4 1/2 years in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office,  where she prosecuted and investigated a wide array of felony cases, including attempted murder, kidnapping, burglary, gun possession, robbery and theft-related offenses.

David I. Gise, of East Northport, N.Y., is a member of Rivkin Radler’s Construction and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use practice groups. David is serving as Counsel to the firm and has extensive experience representing and advising companies and individuals in all aspects of complex commercial litigation in New York state and federal courts.

David has litigated matters involving, among other things, corporate ownership disputes, condominium and real estate disputes, commercial and residential foreclosure matters, estate litigation, construction and lien litigation, commercial landlord/tenant litigation, Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations and shareholder disputes concerning public and private companies.

Robert C. Kern, of New York, N.Y., is a member of Rivkin Radler’s Corporate Practice Group. Robert focuses his practice on corporate transactions, representing small to midsize private companies as well as individuals, with an emphasis on the creation and governance of business entities (including the formation, operation and governance of limited liability companies), startups, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, employment, service and vendor agreements, as well as advice to clients on general commercial matters.

Bob’s practice includes drafting and negotiating licenses and providing outside general counsel services to businesses and individuals in the fashion, lifestyle, consumer products and entertainment industries.

Amanda S. Reynolds, of Long Beach, N.Y., is a member of Rivkin Radler’s General Liability and Complex Torts and Product Liability groups. Amanda has developed experience defending clients including: government contractors, municipalities, landlords, tenants, property managers and construction contractors. Her practice focuses on premises liability, construction accidents/labor law, product liability, motor vehicle accidents and subrogation.

About Rivkin Radler

Established in 1950, Rivkin Radler LLP has offices in Albany, N.Y.; Hackensack, N.J.; New York City; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; and Uniondale, N.Y.  The firm, which employs approximately 180 attorneys across 21 practice groups, is nationally recognized and was named an American Lawyer Media “Go-To” Firm by its clients.  In addition, the firm is among the National Law Journal’s 350 largest firms in the U.S.  For more information about the firm, visit www.rivkinradler.com.


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