Construction


Riverso, De La Hoz and Impellizeri Obtain Summary Judgment
March 25, 2022 | Construction

Pia E. Riverso, Catalina De La Hoz and Michael Impellizeri, on behalf of our clients, successfully argued and obtained summary judgment in Kings County Supreme Court.

Our clients were constrained to commence suit after their neighbor improperly erected a fence on our clients’ properties taking a strip of land from both of their properties, modified

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Jaffe, Honig and Antar Win Multi-Million Dollar Arbitration
March 18, 2022 | Construction

Ed Jaffe, Jeremy Honig and Mark Antar won a years-long construction arbitration, securing an award of approximately $4.5 million.

Rivkin represents a New York City general contractor which had contracted with a hedge fund billionaire for the renovation of his six-story Manhattan townhouse, including installation of a new sub-basement with a swimming pool.

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35 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®/ Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2022
August 19, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Corporate | Tax

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2022. For the first time, the firm was recognized in the areas of tax and technology.

One Rivkin attorney, based in Albany, has been named Lawyer of the Year: Richard A. Frankel, for Trusts and Estates.

In addition,

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Grill and Schieber Obtain Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Brooklyn Condominium
November 20, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction

Rivkin Radler LLP recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the developer of a Brooklyn condominium by purchasers of a multi-million-dollar apartment. David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber represented the developer. The purchasers brought on an emergency application, by order to show cause, seeking to stay the closing pending an adjudication of

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense | Bankruptcy | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals

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 in Super Lawyers.

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Honig, Jaffe and Antar Win Summary Judgment In Multi-Million Dollar Construction Arbitration
September 23, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Construction

In a hotly contested construction arbitration against former hedge fund billionaire Phillip Falcone, Jeremy Honig, Ed Jaffe and Mark Antar won summary judgment dismissal of Falcone’s counterclaim against their client, clearing a significant hurdle towards their client’s recovery on a multi-million-dollar claim.

The firm’s client, a New York City general contractor, had entered into a

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2021. For the first time, four Rivkin attorneys, all based in the firm’s Long Island office, have been named Lawyer of the Year:

Attorney                                Practice Area

Barry I. Levy                           Litigation-Health Care

Brian S. Conneely                  Employment Law-Management

Wendy H.

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Schieber and Gise Win Summary Judgment in Construction Defect Case
May 12, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | Construction

Evan R. Schieber and David Gise received a sweeping victory for the firm’s clients that may have far reaching implications for construction defect claims in New York.  In the Board of Managers Of The Latitude Riverdale Condominium v. 3585 Owner, LLC et. al., Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index No. 27319/2016E, the Board of Managers sought

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Glambosky On Webcast Concerning NY Court of Appeals’ HSTPA Rulings on Retroactivity
April 20, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | Construction

Erez Glambosky was recently interviewed for a webcast concerning the impact of a New York State Court of Appeals rulings.

Earlier this month the New York Court of Appeals ruled in four separate cases that with regard to the retroactive application of the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) of 2019, “the overcharge calculation

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Riverso and De La Hoz Obtain Preliminary Injunction Without an Evidentiary Hearing
February 24, 2020 | Construction | Commercial Litigation

In a trespass action, Pia E. Riverso and Catalina E. De La Hoz obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of the firm’s clients, two owners of adjoining property in Brooklyn, NY.

The two homeowners commenced an action against the defendants — adjoining property owners — after the defendants’ encroached on the plaintiffs’ properties during their

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