Commercial Litigation

Rivkin Radler Elects 5 New Partners
January 2, 2020 | Banking | Insurance Fraud | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Michelle A. Bholan,  James R. Finn, Tamika N. Hardy, Steven T. Henesy and Joshua D. Smith have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are excellent advocates in their respective practice areas who are deeply committed to serving our clients,” Krinick said. “We …
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Troisi and Mulholland Secure Dismissal Based on Res Judicata
December 18, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
Michael Troisi and Laura Mulholland secured dismissal of a breach of contract claim asserted against our insurer client.  Plaintiff sued for breach of her partnership’s fire insurance policy, based on alleged underpayment for a fire loss.  The partnership previously had sued our client for the same loss and damage, and the partnership’s suit was settled.  As …
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Program: IP Issues in Marketing and Advertising
December 13, 2019 | Intellectual Property | Commercial Litigation
The January 23rd Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) program will focus on intellectual property, an important business asset. Hosted by Michael Mulè, attendees will learn from Michael Cannata and Frank Misiti how to protect themselves from costly intellectual property litigation. For more information and to register, click here. …
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Glambosky and Honig Defeat Tenant’s Effort to Reopen Rent Claim Based on HSTPA
November 26, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig prevailed on behalf of their landlord client. The Court ruled that the tenant cannot reopen an overcharge claim based upon HSTPA Choice of Forum. Plaintiff-tenant moved to renew/reargue the Court’s order from June 3, 2019, dismissing plaintiff’s overcharge complaint and directing him to file before the New York State Division …
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Gordon, Hardy and Mulè Defeat Motion to Dismiss
November 25, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
Tamika Hardy, Michael Mulè and Stuart Gordon successfully defeated a motion to dismiss a complaint pursuant to CPLR 3211(a)(4) based on other action pending and seeking to cancel a notice of pendency filed in connection with the motion. Plaintiff, a for-profit college, sought to set aside the college’s no-consideration conveyance of real property to defendants, …
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Grill and Schieber Win Motion to Dismiss
November 21, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
In a pivotal victory for the developer of the renowned Plaza Condominium, the firm succeeded in obtaining a complete dismissal of a multi-million dollar case involving numerous parties and numerous causes of action brought by a condominium board against the developer.  Adopting all of our arguments, the Court dismissed all 21 claims asserted against our …
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Spero Discusses Legal Issues Facing Growing Companies With Chaminade Alumni
November 15, 2019 | Corporate | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy
On November 14, Matt Spero, along with other Chaminade alumni including one of the owners of Greenport Brewery, presented “Legal Issues Facing Growing Companies and What to Look Out For” to the Chaminade Alumni Lawyers Association and Chaminade Businessmen’s Association. …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ Best Law Firms List
November 1, 2019 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates
UNIONDALE, NY – 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: …
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Schieber and Gise Win Significant Victory on Summary Judgment
October 22, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Evan Schieber and David Gise obtained summary judgment dismissing a complaint in a dispute over a million dollar real estate brokerage commission. The New York County Supreme Court dismissed in its entirety an action commenced by Cushman & Wakefield (“Cushman”) against our client Olivet University seeking a commission for its role in connection with Olivet’s …
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Honig, Antar and Ross Victorious on Summary Judgment
| Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Burton Ross won summary judgment against the guarantor of a commercial lease on behalf of the plaintiff-owner of 1590 York Avenue, New York, NY (at 84th Street), securing a money judgment for all rent, real estate taxes and other charges incurred by the defaulting tenant. In a recently issued decision, …
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