Commercial Litigation


Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ Best Law Firms List
November 1, 2019 | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
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 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
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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Kang Wins Gamechanger Future Leaders Award
October 19, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property
HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY – The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) has honored Rivkin Radler attorney Gene Y. Kang with its Gamechanger Future Leader Award. Kang is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation; Compliance, Investigations & White Collar; Insurance Fraud; and Intellectual Property practice groups. Chosen by Generation Now, CIANJ’s young professionals’ …
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Schieber Secures Major Victory
October 14, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
In a case of first impression under New York Law, Evan Schieber secured a major victory for Kings Premium Service Corp.  In Adebowale v Kings Premium Service Corp. at al., the Court dismissed in its entirety an action  brought against the Kings Premium Service Corp., a financing company, for damage allegedly incurred by an insured …
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Troisi, Misiti and Mulholland Secure Dismissal of Tortious Interference Claim
October 10, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi, Frank Misiti and Laura Mulholland secured  pre-answer dismissal of a tortious interference with contract claim asserted against our insurance company client. Plaintiffs asserted that our client tortiously interfered with a contract entered into between plaintiffs and their supplementary uninsured motorist (SUM) insurer, based on our client having “rushed to send” a settlement check, …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Corporate | Banking | Tax | Medical Malpractice Defense | Commercial Litigation | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Construction | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys were named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and eight attorneys were named 2019 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 …
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Antar Secures Total Victory in Trial on Commercial Fraud Claim
September 10, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Mark Antar won a multi-day trial in the Commercial Division of the Kings County Supreme Court on behalf of the firm’s client, CANBE Properties LLC. In a 19-page opinion, the Court ruled in favor of CANBE on its claim for rescission of a $1.5 million purchase and sale agreement and accompanying promissory note based on …
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Grill and Gise Victorious in Ruling Reaffirming that Corporations Cannot Appear Pro Se
August 20, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
In a decision issued recently by Justice McCormack of the Nassau County Supreme Court, David M. Grill and David Gise obtained a default judgment against a defendant corporation where the defendant’s principal claimed the default should be excused because she was unaware that a corporation cannot appear pro se. The corporation’s owner had tried and …
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Boyd and Spero Obtain Summary Judgment Pursuant to CPLR 3213
August 19, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
J’Naia Boyd and Matt Spero successfully obtained summary judgment in lieu of complaint pursuant to CPLR 3213 for money due and owing under certain guarantees of promissory notes owed to our client. In the case, a borrower had obtained two loans for the purchase of a commercial property, and each loan was guaranteed by the …
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