Appeals


Gorfinkel Argues Successful Appeal in Employee Misconduct Case
April 1, 2022 | Appeals | Employment & Labor

On March 30, 2022, the Second Department affirmed the right of a public library to discipline an employee for dishonesty and malfeasance.

The story spans almost 6 years. In 2016, a public library in a Westchester County town terminated its library director on account of multiple charges of misconduct. The director brought an

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Krinick Named to City & State Power Law List
March 7, 2022 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Rivkin Radler Managing Partner Evan H. Krinick debuted on City & State New York’s Law Power 100 list.

A partner in the firm’s Appeals, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Coverage practices, Krinick has overseen the continued expansion of what is already Long Island’s largest law firm, opening new

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Korman, Bodoff and Boyd Obtain Appellate Victory
January 19, 2022 | Appeals

Cheryl Korman, Stuart Bodoff, and J’Naia Boyd obtained victory at the Appellate Division, Second Department, defeating an equitable estoppel defense to the expired statute of limitations.

In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the Second Department reversed the lower court’s decision and dismissed plaintiff’s complaint against our client. The Court first concluded that

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Lewis and Boyd Score Victory in Second Circuit Appeal
November 29, 2021 | Appeals

Shari Claire Lewis and J’Naia L. Boyd obtained victory in a legal malpractice case at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, with the Court upholding the Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of the plaintiff’s action in its entirety. The plaintiff commenced the action for legal malpractice against the defendants, alleging that they failed

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Krinick and Bushwack Recognized by the Long Island Press
June 2, 2021 | Appeals | General Liability

Rivkin Radler’s managing partner, Evan Krinick, was recognized on the Long Island Press’ Power List for 2021. The list celebrates the region’s most influential movers and shakers. He was highlighted in the Powerlist Partners section, which includes a brief profile of his career.

Krinick was also featured in the publication’s article, “Law Leader,” where he

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Krinick Discusses NY Appeals Court’s Stance toward Insurance Carriers
February 10, 2021 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage

Evan Krinick was interviewed on AM Best TV about his recently published compendium of 25 years’ worth of New York Court of Appeals decisions regarding insurance cases. After completing a statistical analysis of the decisions, Evan concluded that while New York is a good venue for insurers to litigate in, there is still opportunity for

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability

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.

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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Intellectual Property | Corporate

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 future

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Honig, Glambosky and Korman Successful on Appeal
August 27, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals

In a highly publicized matter, Jeremy Honig, Erez Glambosky and Cheryl Korman, on behalf of their client, a neighborhood coalition, successfully persuaded the Appellate Division, First Department, to reverse the lower court and order a full hearing on whether a building in midtown Manhattan can be safely opened and operated as a homeless shelter.

The

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

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 Care

Brian S. Conneely                  Employment Law-Management

Wendy H.

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