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Frankel and Goldstein Close on $9.5 M Tax Exempt Bond Financing
October 20, 2017 | Health Services | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts, Estates & Taxation
Rich Frankel and Stacey Goldstein closed on a $9.5 million County of Essex Capital Resource Corporation tax-exempt bond financing for Adirondack Medical Center. The financing was part of a Lake Placid, New York construction project for the hospital, where its new emergency department will be located along with other facilities, including a medical fitness center. …
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An Evening with the Chief Clerks
October 20, 2017 | Trusts, Estates & Taxation
On November 2, 2017, the Nassau County Bar Association Surrogate’s Court, Trusts & Estates Committee will be presenting, “An Evening With The Chief Clerks: A Treasure Trove Of Surrogate’s Court Procedure And Practice,” at the Nassau County Bar Association, 15 West St., Mineola. The chief clerks from the Surrogate’s Courts of Nassau, Suffolk , Queens …
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Bushwack a Two-Time Honoree at LIBN’s 50 Most Influential Women Event
October 20, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack has for the second time been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News at a dinner held on October 19, 2017, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.  Jacqueline is a partner in the Complex Torts & Product Liability, General Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense practice …
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Shapiro and Ullman Quoted in Natural Products Insider
October 17, 2017 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Steven Shapiro and Marc Ullman were interviewed for a story in Natural Products Insider entitled, “FDA’s Efforts to Develop Pre-DESHEA List Face Mounting Skepticism.” The article discusses how sources in the dietary supplements industry doubt whether the FDA’s plan to build a list of “old” dietary ingredients is feasible. To read the article, click here. …
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Lewis Quoted in Tech Insurance Article, “Cyber Liability Insurance: E&O Insurance’s Secret Weapon”
October 10, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was quoted in an Tech Insurance article, “Cyber Liability Insurance:  E&O Insurance’s Secret Weapon.” The story discusses how cyber liability insurance, often include with technology professionals’ Errors & Omissions policy, can protect IT pros as well as their clients in the event of a data breach. Click here to read article. …
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Grill, Honig, and Schieber Prevail after Framed Issue Hearing
October 9, 2017 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill, Jeremy Honig and Evan Schieber successfully defeated defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of their client’s breach of contract action following a framed issue hearing in Supreme Court, Westchester County. The action was commenced to recover the client’s deposit, which the defendant refused to return following the client’s attempt to cancel purchase orders …
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Glambosky, Honig and Bholan Obtain Dismissal of Complaint Against Client
October 9, 2017 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky, Jeremy Honig and Michelle Bholan prevailed in obtaining dismissal of a complaint filed by a former employee of our client alleging that she was unlawfully terminated. After voluntarily discontinuing an identical prior action against our client with prejudice pursuant to a Stipulation of Discontinuance, counsel for the former employee commenced a new action …
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Troisi and Welch Present “Recurring Issues in Arson Investigation”
October 5, 2017 | Michael A. Troisi | Michael P. Welch | Insurance Coverage
Mike Troisi and Mike Welch presented on the topic of “Recurring Issues in Arson Investigations,” at a joint New York State Chapter of Special Investigative Units, Inc. (NYSSIU) and New York Anti-Car Theft & Fraud Association (NYACT) training meeting held on October 4, 2017 in Verona, New York. Training Flyer …
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Monteleone Co-Presenter at CLE, “Damage Claims in Financial Institution Litigation – Analyzing Claims and Allegations”
October 5, 2017 | Joseph Monteleone | Directors & Officers Liability
Joseph Monteleone was a co-presenter at a CLE hosted by J.P. Morgan Case entitled, “Damage Claims in Financial Institution Litigation –  Analyzing Claims and Allegations.” Joe spoke on the role of D&O insurance and D&O insurer counsel in helping to resolve these suits, working with expert consultants, defense counsel and mediators. …
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Del Pizzo Presents at ABA Conference in Los Angeles
October 3, 2017 | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On September 28, Nancy Del Pizzo presented at the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s workshop, “Maximizing Expert Witnesses: Best Strategies and Practices for Selecting, Using, Challenging and Defending Expert Witnesses.” Approximately 30 people attended the workshop, which was hosted by Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles. Del Pizzo’s panel presented on the topic: …
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Frankel Closes multiple transactions for St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center
October 2, 2017 | Richard A. Frankel | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On Sept. 28, Richard Frankel closed multiple loan transactions in connection with a project for St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center, Inc.  The project involved a convertible grant and mortgage with the New York State Homeless Housing and Assistance Corporation. …
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Rivkin Radler Team Presents at SIDS DOCK
September 29, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On September 22, Nancy Del Pizzo, Steve Shapiro and Marc Ullman made a presentation to the Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) Island Women Open Network (IWON) at the Commonwealth Joint Offices in New York City. The presentation, which took place at the first meeting of the SIDS DOCK IWON Committee, described the legal services …
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Bodoff, Grover and Versichelli Win Motion to Dismiss Four Causes of Action Against Automobile Insurer in an Underinsured Motorist Lawsuit
September 29, 2017 | General Liability
Stuart Bodoff, Keith S. Grover and Michael Versichelli won a motion to dismiss four causes of action against GEICO in an underinsured motorist claim.  After the injured motorist settled his claim against the tortfeasor, he commenced a lawsuit against GEICO to recover underinsured motorist benefits, but also alleged that GEICO acted in bad faith for …
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Gershenoff, Goldberg and Kam Participate in ABA Webinar, “No-Fault Insurance Anti-Fraud Litigation: An Overview”
September 29, 2017 | Max Gershenoff | Ryan Goldberg | Priscilla D. Kam | Insurance Fraud
On October 25, 2017, Max Gershenoff (moderator), Ryan Goldberg and Priscilla Kam (panelists) will participate in an ABA webinar entitled, “No-Fault Insurance Anti-Fraud Litigation: An Overview.” Program Description: Though prosecutors, legislators, and regulators have made some attempts to resolve the problem, automobile insurers are—for now—the primary actors in the fight against no-fault fraud, and the …
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17 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers® in America
September 29, 2017 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Trusts, Estates & Taxation
Uniondale, New York – October 2, 2017 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America® has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2018.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows: Albany, …
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