Professional Liability


Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
July 12, 2021 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County, of a complaint asserting claims for legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. The clients represented a trucking company and its driver in an automobile accident wherein the underlying plaintiff sustained injuries requiring multiple surgeries. The …
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Bruno Named to Law360 Editorial Board
March 17, 2021 | Professional Liability
Law360 has selected Jonathan Bruno to participate on its 2021 Legal Ethics Editorial Board. The purpose of the board is to get feedback from readers on how Law360 can improve its coverage. With over 1.5 million daily newsletter recipients, Law360 covers legal news and analysis across dozens of practice areas, industries, and jurisdictions. …
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Lewis and Isaacson Obtain No Probable Cause Determination from DHR
February 8, 2021 | Professional Liability
Shari Lewis and Debbie Isaacson successfully defended their client, a not-for-profit housing and homeless services organization, in a discrimination matter before the New York State Division of Human Rights. The Complainant asserted claims of discrimination based on race, religion and national origin, alleging that she was discriminated against during personal screenings upon entering the shelter …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
December 14, 2020 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson moved to dismiss a legal malpractice action against their clients, a matrimonial law firm and its partner, related to their representation of the plaintiff in a divorce proceeding. Plaintiff alleged that the attorneys were negligent in the preparation of a stipulation by which plaintiff exercised her option to purchase her …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Construction | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense
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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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Intellectual Property | Corporate | General Liability | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor
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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Bruno Quoted in Law360 Analysis of Legal Malpractice Claims
April 13, 2020 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno spoke to Law360 about a potential surge in professional liability claims that could arise during the economic slump caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The suits could stem from individual clients who have lost their jobs or corporate clients that are blaming their attorneys. “They may be disgruntled, not necessarily because of the lawyer’s …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes 4 New Attorneys
January 16, 2020 | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage | Corporate
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – January 16, 2020 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Samantha R. Barbere, Anthony R. Bjelke, Alexandria E. Tomanelli and Michelle Vizzi have joined the Firm as Associates. Samantha Barbere has joined the Corporate Practice Group, resident in the Long Island office. She …
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3 Members of Rivkin Radler Receive Leadership in Law Awards
November 26, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Directors & Officers Liability | Health Services
NEW YORK – – Nov. 26, 2019 – Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Peter C. Contino, Laura Einig and Benjamin P. Malerba have each received a Leadership in Law award from Long Island Business News in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Unsung Hero and Partner, respectively. The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication, …
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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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