Employment & Labor


Hardy Obtains Dismissal in Discrimination Case
March 13, 2019 | Employment & Labor
Tamika Hardy obtained dismissal on behalf of her client in a discrimination matter pending before the Division of Human Rights. The claimant asserted pregnancy, sex, disability  and national origin discrimination claims based on from  her termination two days after she returned from maternity leave.  The Division found that there was no probable cause to believe that …
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Lewis Remarks on Rude Emails in Newsday
March 11, 2019 | Employment & Labor
On March 10, 2019, Shari Lewis was quoted in the Newsday article, “Curbing Rudeness in Workplace Communications.” The article discusses the far-reaching effects of workplace incivility, which often manifests in emails. Shari noted that, above all, firms should “have a policy that encourages civility,” and that policy should spell out acceptable conduct and social media/electronic …
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Novikoff and Casalini Obtain Preliminary Injunction for R&G Brenner Income Tax
February 22, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff and Rosalinde Casalini, after an evidentiary hearing, obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of R&G Brenner Income Tax, enjoining its former senior tax preparer in one of its Queens offices, for a period of two years, from soliciting and/or servicing any of its clients in that office. Additionally, the Supreme Court, Nassau County …
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Conneely Joins LIBDC Advisory Board
February 13, 2019 | Employment & Labor
Brian S. Conneely has been appointed to the Long Island Business Development Council’s (LIBDC) Advisory Board. Mr. Conneely is a Partner in Rivkin Radler Employment & Labor Practice Group. He has more than 30 years’ experience in employment law, labor law and employment-related litigation in federal and state courts as well as before federal, state, …
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Diviney Quoted in Newsday
December 26, 2018 | Employment & Labor
John Diviney was quoted in a Newsday article, “Handling embezzlement in the workplace.” “At some point you have to think about filing charges,” says Diviney. Diviney pointed out that in many cases that’s a viable alternative because the police and prosecutors may have better tools to handle the investigation than a company does. Your approach depends …
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Rivkin Radler in Best Law Firms Metro List
November 5, 2018 | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | 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 2019. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 Long Island: Insurance Law Metropolitan Tier 2 Albany: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Litigation-Construction …
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Novikoff Quoted in MarketWatch
November 2, 2018 | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff was quoted in a MarketWatch article, “Want to stage a protest like Google workers?” Click here to read the article. …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 13, 2018 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Employment & Labor | Construction | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys were named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 11 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Merril Biscone – Appellate Jonathan B. Bruno …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers® in America
September 10, 2018 | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
The prestigious Best Lawyers® in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2019. Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The recognized lawyers and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows: Brian Bank – Insurance Law Brian S. Conneely – Employment Law …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Associate
September 6, 2018 | Professional Liability | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor
New York, NY – September 6, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Cali L. Eckler has joined the firm as an Associate. Cali L. Eckler has joined the firm’s Professional Liability, Directors & Officers Liability and Employment & Labor Practice Groups. Eckler defends attorneys, engineers, architects, insurance …
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