Commercial Litigation


Schieber and Han Secure Return of $1 Million Down Payment for Real Estate Client
February 17, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Evan Schieber and Lawrence Han recently delivered a significant victory for the Firm’s client which was seeking the return of its $1 million down payment in a real estate transaction that failed to close. Prior to New York State’s shutdown of non-essential businesses in March 2020, the client had entered into a contract to purchase …
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Heller, Hardy and Han Secure Win for Title Insurer
February 3, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Coverage | Banking
Michael Heller, Tamika Hardy, and Lawrence Han successfully overturned the denial of a summary judgment motion in a motion for reargument and renewal. The Court had previously denied the client’s motion for summary judgment to strike the borrower’s answer, which was filed by our client via its foreclosure counsel, holding that there was a triable …
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Hardy and Novikoff Secure Summary Judgment and Dismissal for Accounting and Tax Firm Client
December 9, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff successfully secured summary judgment on behalf of our client, an accounting and tax firm that prepares personal, corporate and business tax returns and provides tax planning services. The judgment holds the defendant,  a former employee of the firm, liable for his violation of  a Confidential Nonsolicit and Noncompete Agreement (CNNA) …
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Grill and Murphy Have Corporate Dissolution Proceeding Dismissed in Its Entirety
December 4, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Business Dissolution
David M. Grill and Kenneth C. Murphy, members of Rivkin Radler’s Business Dissolution practice, recently had dismissed a Petition for Dissolution filed by the shareholder and one-third owner of a New York City medical practice. Plaintiff filed the dissolution proceeding under New York’s Business Corporation Law Section 1104-a seeking an expedited summary order of dissolution. …
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Boyd and Spero Victorious on Summary Judgment Motion Pursuant to CPLR 3213
November 5, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
J’Naia L. Boyd and Matthew V. Spero successfully obtained an order granting summary judgment in lieu of complaint pursuant to CPLR 3213 for money due and owing under a guarantee of a promissory note made to our client. In the case, a restaurant supplier had obtained a loan from our client, which was evidenced by …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense | Trusts & Estates | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
UNIONDALE, NY – 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 …
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Mulè Presents to NCBA Dean’s Hour
October 15, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
On October 15, Michael Mulè presented, “Considerations in Negotiating Contractual Indemnification Clauses” to the Nassau County Bar Association Dean’s Hour. The presentation went through the elements and interpretation of indemnification clauses as well as unique rules and considerations applicable to such clauses. …
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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Appeals | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Intellectual Property | Corporate
Uniondale, New York – September 2020 – 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 …
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Grill and Schieber Achieve Summary Judgment Dismissal
September 17, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber prevailed in defeating a motion seeking summary judgment on a breach of contract claim against our client, an equipment lessee. Although there was no dispute that the client failed to make payments due under the equipment lease, we persuaded the Court that material issues of fact existed as …
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10 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
August 26, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate | Banking | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Uniondale, New York – August 26, 2020 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America® has designated 10 Rivkin Radler LLP attorneys Ones to Watch in the NYS Bar. The following attorneys were recognized: Hackensack, N.Y. Gene Y. Kang – Commercial Litigation/Litigation-Intellectual Property Uniondale, N.Y. Ashley Osadon Algazi – Health Care Law Michelle A. Bholan – …
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