Appeals


Korman, Mascia, and Boyd Victorious in Labor Law Appeal
March 2, 2020 | Appeals

Cheryl F. Korman, Henry Mascia, and J’Naia L. Boyd obtained victory in a Labor Law case at the Appellate Division, First Department based on special employment affirmative defense. The plaintiff commenced the action to recover damages for personal injuries purportedly sustained when he fell from a ladder while performing “touch-up” painting in our client’s school

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Boyd and Famojuro Named to Top 40 Under 40 by The National Black Lawyers
March 1, 2020 | General Liability | Appeals

J’Naia Boyd and Ade Famojuro were named as Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by The National Black Lawyers. They were nominated and then selected after a rigorous nomination and vetting process. This honor is only given to a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. The Top 40 Under

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Boyd and Famojuro Named Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by the National Black Lawyers
February 24, 2020 | Banking | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Appeals

J’Naia Boyd and Ade Famojuro were named Top 40 Under 40 attorneys by the National Black Lawyers. This honor is given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. The Top 40 Under 40 is limited to the top 40 attorneys in each state who have demonstrated

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Korman Co-Presents NYSBA CLE on New Appellate Division Rules
February 11, 2020 | Appeals

Cheryl Korman will be a faculty member at the March 9, 2020, CLE program, “Recently Adopted Rules and Technology at the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department.”

The program will discuss changes relating to e-filing, use of portable electronic devices and digital copies of filings. Attendees will also receive a demonstration and overview of the Appellate

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ Best Law Firms List
November 1, 2019 | Trusts & Estates | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Appeals

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2020. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Long Island: Insurance Law, Litigation-Healthcare

Metropolitan Tier 2

Albany: Health Care Law

Long Island: Appellate Practice,

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Grill and Schieber Lockdown Appellate Win for NY Developers
October 2, 2019 | Appeals

David M. Grill and Evan Schieber secured a decisive win at the Appellate Division for developers in New York.

In unanimously denying a condominium board’s application to reargue or seek leave to appeal to the Court of Appeals, the First Department, in the matter of The Board of Managers of the Modern Condominium v 350-52

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Schieber, Honig and Mascia Secure Appellate Victory
| Appeals

Evan Schieber, Jeremy Honig and Henry Mascia secured an appellate court victory by reversing a trial court order dismissing the client’s complaint.

In Garendean v 14 Lincoln Place et al, the trial court dismissed the plaintiff’s action against the seller of a building that sought damages for fraud and breach of contract based on the

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Rivkin Team Scores Victory in the Appellate Division, Fourth Department
August 23, 2019 | Appeals

In an action involving the assignee of certain claims for no-fault benefits, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department reversed the lower court’s decision and dismissed plaintiff’s sole cause of action for prima facie tort against our insurance client. Specifically, the Court concluded that the complaint was devoid of facts to support two critical elements of prima facie

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2019 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

Uniondale, New York – August 15, 2019 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2020.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows:

Albany,

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Honig quoted in THE CITY
June 14, 2019 | Appeals | Construction | Commercial Litigation

Jeremy Honig was quoted in THE CITY article, “State Agency Stalls Open of Billionaires’ Row Homeless Shelter.”

In the continuing effort to prevent the opening of a homeless shelter in a dangerously, unsafe building, Honig stated, “In order to prevent needless injury or loss of life while the appeal is pending … refrain from issuing any certification.”

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