Commercial Litigation


Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Directors & Officers Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate | Banking | Tax
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys were named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 8 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 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
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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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2019 | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
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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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars
August 12, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | General Liability | Health Services
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce Steven J. Auletta and Mark J. Wagner were named to the 2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars list. Auletta is an associate in the firm’s General Liability practice group. He has been a Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2014. Wagner is an associate in Rivkin Radler’s Commercial Litigation …
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Murphy and Boyd Score Major Victory For Client In Arbitration
August 8, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
Casey Murphy and J’Naia Boyd prevailed in securing an award on behalf of our client in a contentious partnership dispute.  The firm’s client had entered into a partnership agreement with his former partner to share profits from various ventures that each had separately launched over several years.  The former partner sued Rivkin Radler’s client claiming …
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Rust Relates Succession Plan Recommendations
July 18, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Corporate
Jeffrey Rust offered insights in the article, “8 Things to Include in a Succession Plan When Transitioning to Multiple Successors,” which appeared on City National Bank’s Insights web page. The article details a real-world case of a couple who planned to will their family business to their kids. No formal business documents were drafted to …
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Riverso a Speaker at Manhattan College’s W.I.S.E. Internship Program
June 19, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Construction
For the second year, Pia E. Riverso participated in the Manhattan College W.I.S.E. (Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise) Summer Funded Internship Program professional development series.  Riverso presented to a group of female students who were selected from the college based on their scholastic and community achievements to participate in summer intern programs in various businesses in …
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Grill and Gise Convince Court that Judgment Debtor’s Real Property is not Subject to the Homestead Exemption
| Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Nassau County demonstrates the power of the judgment enforcement mechanisms of the CPLR when judgment-debtors fail to satisfy outstanding judgments. In an effort to execute upon a judgment secured on behalf of our client, we commenced a special proceeding pursuant to CPLR 5206(e), seeking an order directing …
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