Professional Liability


DiGennaro Speaker at Risk Management CLE
October 1, 2019 | Directors & Officers Liability | Professional Liability
On October 4, Janice DiGennaro will be speaking on the topic of, “Relations with Others including Partners and Non-clients” at the Risk Management Long Island 2019 CLE program sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Law Practice Management Committee of the New York State Bar Association. Click here to register. …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Tax | Banking | Corporate | Medical Malpractice Defense | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Construction | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
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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Tartaglia Obtains Summary Judgment in $1M Breach of Contract and Negligence Case
August 21, 2019 | Construction | Professional Liability
Stan Tartaglia obtained summary judgment dismissing the Complaint and awarding judgment on the Counterclaim on behalf of the client, an engineering firm, in a suit in which the plaintiff asserted multiple causes of action, including breach of contract. The plaintiff, a school district, alleged that our client breached its contract by failing to provide proper …
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Belous and Gurman Obtain Dismissal of Untimely Legal Malpractice Claim
August 1, 2019 | Professional Liability
Todd Belous and Amanda Gurman obtained pre-answer dismissal of an action alleging legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation against our attorney client based on their representation of the plaintiff in a litigation which resolved over 10 years ago. The plaintiff commenced the action against his prior attorneys based …
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Bruno and Eckler Secure Dismissal of Amended Complaint Against Law Firm Defendants
July 11, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Cali Eckler obtained the dismissal of an amended complaint on behalf of their clients, a law firm and an individually named attorney at the law firm (the law firm defendants). The claim arose from litigation that the plaintiff initiated after the board members of the homeowners’ association (HOA) where the plaintiff lived …
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DiGennaro and Gurman Prevail on Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
June 12, 2019 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Amanda Gurman successfully obtained dismissal of a complaint filed against a real estate broker client. Plaintiff, a disgruntled home buyer, commenced an action for fraud and negligent misrepresentation against everyone involved in their home purchase, including our client, the listing broker for the property. The action was based on the defendants’ alleged …
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Fyman to Present at USLaw Conference
May 30, 2019 | Professional Liability
On May 31, Avigael Fyman will be presenting at the USLAW NETWORK Professional Liability Exchange at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. She will be speaking on, “Hot Topics in Professional Malpractice Claims.”   …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
May 23, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division, of a complaint asserting claims for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with a contract, breach of contract and seeking punitive damages against an attorney client. The non-party owner of a Manhattan townhouse entered into a contract …
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DiGennaro Panelist at NYSBA Ethics 2019 – Legal Ethics In the Real World
April 2, 2019 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro will be on the panel of the New York State Bar Association’s Ethics 2019 – Legal Ethics In the Real World. Program Description: Since the new Rules of Professional Conduct replaced the former Code of Professional Responsibility in 2009, the State Bar’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued over 320 formal opinions. Many …
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Wilck on Panel for Argo Pro Lawyers’ Professional Liability Conference
March 6, 2019 | Professional Liability
David Wilck, a partner in the firm’s Professional Liability practice group, will be a speaker at the 2019 Argo Pro Lawyers’ Professional Liability Conference, to be held in Las Vegas, NV from May 8-9, 2019. David’s session “Am I A Lawyer or Do I Just Play One On TV: Public Relations and the Ethical Lawyer,” …
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