Professional Liability


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 | Professional Liability | Directors & Officers 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 | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate | Banking | Tax | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Construction | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | General Liability
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 | Professional Liability | Construction
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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