Commercial Litigation


How Courts Treat ‘Technology Assisted Review’ in Discovery
March 13, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
On Oct. 1, 2018, an amendment to the Rules of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court took effect codifying the Commercial Division’s support of the use of technology assisted review (TAR) during discovery. Specifically, Commercial Division Rule 11-e(f) encourages parties to “use the most efficient means to review documents, including electronically stored information (ESI), …
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In Business, Trust Your Family at Your Own Peril
March 7, 2019 | Evan H. Krinick | Commercial Litigation
Commentary: Long Island has been my home for most of my life. Here are a few of my favorite things about my hometown: beautiful beaches, great public education, fried clams, Billy Joel, the lunar module, four Stanley Cups, the Belmont Stakes and Bethpage Black. Some of my not-so-favorite things: unbearable traffic, exorbitant property taxes and …
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Proceed with Caution on Autonomous Vehicles
January 22, 2019 | Michelle A. Bholan | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor
Waymo – the self-driving technology subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet Inc., – launched a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix at the end of 2018. As companies continue to speed into the autonomous vehicles space, the birth of this industry is raising unprecedented issues. Policy-makers, insurers, automobile manufacturers, employers, and others are encouraged to begin considering …
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Bank, Green and De La Hoz Author Article for ABA
April 2, 2018 | Catalina E. De La Hoz | Brian L. Bank | Scott R. Green | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor
Brian Bank, Scott Green, and Catalina De La Hoz co-authored an article entitled, “Recent Developments in Employment Law and Litigation” for the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. Click here to read the article. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded …
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What Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order Means for Your Business
April 20, 2017 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Corporate
On April 18, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order entitled “Buy American and Hire American.” The Order states that the Executive Branch’s official policy is “to rigorously enforce and administer the laws governing entry into the United States of workers from abroad,” in an effort “to create higher wages and employment rates for workers …
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Bank, Sirignano, Kam & Bholan Co-Author Article For ABA’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law Journal
April 14, 2017 | Insurance Fraud | Commercial Litigation
Brian L. Bank, Michael A. Sirignano, Priscilla D. Kam and Michelle A. Bholan co-authored the section Recent Developments in Business Litigation, which was published in the Winter 2017 issue of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. To read the article, Click Here. This information or any portion thereof may not …
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Landlords Evicting Tenants: When Bankruptcy Interferes
December 8, 2016 | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation
All too often, a tenant’s failure to abide by the terms of a lease – whether commercial or residential – takes up a disproportionate amount of a landlord’s focus and efforts.  When a holdover or non-paying tenant files for bankruptcy, the landlord must overcome another obstacle if it wishes to evict the tenant – the …
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Enforcing Copyright Without Having a Registration Certificate
December 6, 2016 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Commercial Litigation
Nancy A. Del Pizzo’s article entitled, “Enforcing Copyright Without Having a Registration Certificate” was published in the December 5, 2016 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal. Click here to read the article in its entirety. Reprinted with permission from the December 5, 2016 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal. © 2016 ALM Media Properties, LLC. …
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Speaking With: Len Rivkin
August 22, 2016 | Commercial Litigation | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Leonard L. Rivkin, the founding partner of Rivkin Radler, has decades of experience as national trial counsel in high profile, landmark, and precedent-setting cases. Len served as lead counsel on the Agent Orange class action suit and was national coordinating counsel for a major asbestos manufacturer in claims against the United States and the company’s …
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Companies with H-1B and L-1 Employees Are Subject to On-Site Audit — Are You Prepared?
August 8, 2016 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Corporate
When an employer sponsors an employee for an H-1B or L-1 visa, the employer agrees to comply with on-site compliance reviews.  The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which conducts such on-site compliance reviews through the Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) directorate, will often visit an employer unannounced and will not typically reschedule …
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