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Ullman Presents at EAS Dietary Supplement GMP Compliance Seminar
January 16, 2018 | Marc S. Ullman | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman will be a presenter at the Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Compliance Seminar, to be held April 4-5 in Denver, CO. The GMPs dictated in 21 CFR 111 have been in place for over a decade, but the FDA continues to issue numerous Warning Letters to the industry for a failure to …
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Malerba Named a Top Transaction Lawyer
January 16, 2018 | Health Services
The Ambulatory M&A Advisor has named Benjamin Malerba to its list of Leading Lawyers for 2017. The list names the healthcare transaction attorneys who, according to the publication, “have achieved a high degree of recognition and success within their field.” Those on the list received nominations from clients, colleagues and service professionals within the healthcare …
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Korman and Novikoff to Speak on Workplace Sexual Harassment
January 11, 2018 | Cheryl F. Korman | Kenneth A. Novikoff | Employment & Labor
Cheryl Korman will be the moderator and Ken Novikoff will be on the panel of a program offered by the Long Island Association and The Women’s Collaborative entitled, “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – Taking Action to Educate and Prevent Abuse.” The program features keynote speaker Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and the panel is rounded out …
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Rivkin Radler to Host Intellectual Property Presentation
January 9, 2018 | Intellectual Property
On Thursday, January 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Michael Cannata, Frank Misiti and Steve Smirti will give a presentation entitled, “Intellectual Property 101: IP Issues in Marketing and Advertising.” During this session, business owners will learn tactics from partners in the Firm’s IP practice group that can be implemented to protect their intellectual property and business from …
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Sacks and Howard III Secure Favorable Decision Regarding Insurer’s Denial
January 9, 2018 | Insurance Fraud
Andrea Sacks and Floyd Howard III secured a favorable decision on a motion for summary judgment involving GEICO’s verification process and a medical provider’s failure to appear at examinations under oath (“EUOs”).  Relying on the court’s historical position that an insurer’s follow-up request for an EUO must be mailed within 10 calendar days after a …
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Gold Obtains Successful Verdict
January 9, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
After a two-day trial in the Civil Kings Commercial Landlord-Tenant Part, Dana Gold obtained a successful verdict for a client.  The case involved a parking garage tenant who was recently evicted based on their failure to issue payments in excess of $50,000 pursuant to a so-ordered stipulation of settlement.  The tenant challenged the eviction, claiming …
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Ullman Quoted in MedPage Today
January 5, 2018 | Health Services
Marc Ullman was interviewed for an article in MedPage Today entitled, “How Will the Supplement Industry Fare without Hatch?” The article focuses on the recent retirement announcement of Senator Orrin Hatch and highlights his victories for the supplement industry during his time in office. It was noted that Senator Hatch’s departure from office will not adversely …
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Gurdus Presenting CLE for NCBA
January 3, 2018 | Insurance Coverage
Jason Gurdus will be presenting a Dean’s Hour CLE for the Nassau County Bar Association on January 30, 2018 on the topic of “New York Insurance Construction Defects.” The Dean’s Hour will feature a talk highlighting insurance coverage considerations in connection with construction defect claims. The presentation will provide a general overview on topics such …
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Rivkin Radler Elects Three New Partners
January 2, 2018 | Trusts & Estates | Insurance Fraud | Commercial Litigation
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – January 2, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Michael Schnepper, Frank Tiscione and Dennis Wiley have been elected Partners. “These attorneys have performed exceptionally well over the years in all aspects of their fields, always exemplifying Rivkin Radler’s commitment to professional …
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Glambosky and Honig Score Major Victory for Landlord
December 22, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Erez Glambosky and Jeremy Honig scored a major victory on behalf of a landlord in a summary non-primary holdover proceeding after a six-day bench trial in Civil Court, New York County. The crux of the dispute was whether the current occupant of a rent-stabilized unit on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, who was the …
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Contino and Isaacson Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal
December 19, 2017 | Professional Liability
Peter Contino and Deborah Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Suffolk County, of multiple claims against their lawyer clients, including claims for a violation of Judiciary Law Section 487, tortious interference with a contract, abuse of process, trespass and conversion. In dismissing the action on almost every single ground asserted in our …
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Robertelli Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice of All Claims Against Leasing Company
December 18, 2017 | General Liability
John Robertelli obtained summary judgment on behalf of an equipment financing and leasing company. The dismissal was received from the Atlantic County Superior Court Judge James P. Savio J.S.C. who recognized that 49 U.S.C.A. 30106 (The Graves Act) and New Jersey case law bars any action against the leasing company based upon vicarious liability. Attached …
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Grover and Versichelli Win Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Bad Faith Claim
December 15, 2017 | Insurance Coverage
Keith Grover and Michael Versichelli recently won dismissal of two causes of action against our client, State Farm, in a lawsuit for underinsured motorist benefits in the Supreme Court, Nassau County.  The Supreme Court granted State Farm’s pre-answer motion and dismissed plaintiffs’ second and third causes of action, for bad faith and breach of State …
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Giliberti and Peress Obtain $8M Dismissal of Construction Defect Complaint
December 14, 2017 | Frank J. Giliberti | Janine L. Peress | General Liability
Frank Giliberti and Janine Peress were successful in convincing a court to dismiss a plaintiff homeowners association’s  complaint in a construction defect case, which included breach of contract and tort causes of actions. The plaintiff alleged over $8 million in remedial repair damages. The homeowner’s association opposed the motion based on the premise that it was …
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U.N.-Affiliated Initiative Gets an Assist from Rivkin Radler
December 12, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Marc S. Ullman | Steven Shapiro | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Intellectual Property | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
The Island Women Open Network (IWON), created by the Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Initiative in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), signed an agreement engaging Rivkin Radler LLP for legal assistance. IWON’s main objective is to empower women and children at the grassroots level to transform the sustainable-energy sector of Small …
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