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United States

Founded in 1950, Rivkin Radler gained national recognition from the firm’s role in ground-breaking cases. Many of the world’s largest companies rely on Rivkin Radler to address their most complex legal challenges. As a result, many clients have been placing their trust in Rivkin Radler for more than 25 years.

With three offices and 165 attorneys, Rivkin Radler is the advisor-of-choice to successful individuals, middle-market companies, and large corporations. Clients rely on Rivkin Radler for clear and pragmatic advice, and they value the timely and consistent manner in which it is delivered.

Main areas of practice

Insurance Coverage: Rivkin Radler handles all aspects of insurance coverage law including litigation and dispute resolution, coverage advice and policy drafting. The Firm’s practice includes casualty coverage (CGL, umbrella and excess liability); D&O liability coverage; employment practices liability; extra-contractual and bad faith; life, health and disability; personal lines (home and auto, professional liability); property; reinsurance; specialty and other coverage lines; and title insurance litigation.

Insurance Fraud: The Firm represents insurers across all lines of coverage, and at every stage of the claim, from the initial report of the loss to resolution, obtaining groundbreaking results in all areas of health insurance fraud, “no-fault” automobile insurance fraud and first-party property damage.

Health Services: The Firm assists clients across the country in navigating the myriad healthcare laws and regulations, and identifying emerging trends and opportunities in changing laws, regulations and policies. The Firm represents a variety of health care stakeholders including large physician groups, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Performing Provider Systems (PPSs) under the Delivery System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP).

Appeals: Rivkin Radler has prosecuted, defended and argued more than 1,000 appeals in state and federal courts across the country. Many of the attorneys in the Appeals Practice Group have served as clerks to appellate judges and courts. The Firm is proud to have represented parties in many precedent-setting cases and as amicus curaie in important cases.

Bankruptcy: The Firm’s business bankruptcy attorneys represent secured creditors, unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, debtors, distressed asset purchasers, plan proponents and opponents, landlords, equipment lessors and equity holders.

Commercial Litigation: The Firm represents clients in connection with emergency injunctions, complex business disputes, trade secrets, RICO, restrictive covenants and shareholder litigation. Rivkin Radler defends complex, national class-action cases in state and federal courts across the United States.

Complex Torts & Product Liability: The Firm defends chemical manufacturers; companies involved in asbestos claims; and medical device, pharmaceutical, industrial, commercial and consumer product manufacturers. The Firm was lead defense counsel in the landmark Agent Orange litigation and continues to represent clients across the world in similar claims.

Compliance, Investigations & White Collar: The Firm assists professional clients defend against a wide range of white collar offenses; from pre-indictment investigation through motion practice, plea negotiations and trial. Rivkin Radler also offers compliance advisory services to assist clients in successfully navigating the complexities of government regulation and enforcement in association with a range of industries.

Construction: Attorneys in the Construction Practice Group provide counsel, legal advice and litigation, when necessary, to public and private property owners, developers, general contractors, sureties, professional design personnel, construction managers and suppliers. The Firm advises on every aspect of a construction project, from commencement through planning and financing, to contract negotiation, project disputes, delay claims and final completion.

Corporate: The Firm performs business counseling and representation; equity financings; immigration work; loan transactions for borrowers and lenders; and mergers, acquisitions and restructurings.

Directors & Officers Liability: The Firm defends against lawsuits targeting directors and officers of companies spanning many industries. Suits range from business torts, contract and employment suits, deceptive trade practices and consumer fraud, and shareholder and investor litigation.

Employment & Labor: The Firm’s lawyers work with in-house counsel, human resource professionals and management in collective bargaining; employment agreements and policies; employment discrimination and wrongful termination; ERISA, pensions and benefits disputes; NLRB elections and unfair labor practices; non-compete agreements and theft of trade secrets; OSHA; and wage hour issues.

General Liability: Focus areas for the Firm’s attorneys in this practice group include arenas, sports and entertainment facilities; automobiles; colleges and universities; labor law; municipalities; premises liability; and religious institutions.

Intellectual Property: The Firm handles matters involving consumer products and equipment, retail and service, pharmaceuticals, sporting goods, Internet and print media publications, electronics, software, digital and social media, franchising, jewelry and garment designs, medical illustrations, architectural renderings, photographs and other artistic works.

Medical Malpractice Defense: Through extensive experience, knowledge of medicine and access to top medical experts, the Firm provides its clients with the highest quality representation, leaving them free to concentrate on their patients. The Firm has been representing health care providers in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the region for more than 30 years.

Professional Liability: fThe Firm has developed its Professional Liability Practice Group over the course of decades, and its success in this practice area stems from an understanding of the unique risks business professionals face, as well as the implications of professional liability claims and grievances on licenses.

Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use: The Firm represents clients in a wide range of real estate matters, including the acquisition, sale, construction, development and leasing of residential and commercial properties, as well as the financing of hotel, commercial, industrial, office and apartment properties. The Firm’s zoning and land use attorneys represent builders, developers, retailers and property owners.

Trusts, Estates & Taxation: The Firm represents clients in the preparation of a will or trust as well as the most complex estate planning and contested proceedings, when required. Focus areas include business succession planning, elder law, estate and trust litigation, estate planning, guardianship and special needs planning, probate and estate administration, and tax controversies.

Managing partner: Evan H Krinick (T: 516-357-3483; F: 516-357-333) Number of Partners:91

Number of other fee-earners:72Total staff:140


United States

Founded in 1950, Rivkin Radler gained national recognition for the firm’s role in ground-breaking cases. Many of the world’s largest companies rely on Rivkin Radler to address their most complex legal challenges. As a result, many clients have been placing their trust in Rivkin Radler for more than 25 years.

With three offices and approximately 170 attorneys, Rivkin Radler is the advisor-of-choice to successful individuals, middle-market companies and large corporations. Clients rely on Rivkin Radler for clear and pragmatic advice, and they value the timely and consistent manner in which it is delivered.

Main areas of practice

Health services: the firm assists clients across the country in navigating the myriad healthcare laws and regulations, and identifying emerging trends and opportunities in changing laws, regulations and policies. The firm represents a variety of healthcare stakeholders including large physician groups, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), accountable care organizations (ACOs) and performing provider systems (PPSs) under the Delivery System Reform Incentive Program (DSRIP).

Insurance coverage: Rivkin Radler handles all aspects of insurance coverage law including litigation and dispute resolution, coverage advice and policy drafting. The firm’s practice includes casualty coverage (CGL, umbrella and excess liability); D&O liability coverage; employment practices liability; extra-contractual and bad faith; life, health and disability; personal lines (home and auto, professional liability); property; reinsurance; specialty and other coverage lines; and title insurance litigation.

Insurance fraud: the firm represents insurers across all lines of coverage and at every stage of the claim, from the initial report of the loss to resolution, obtaining groundbreaking results in all areas of health insurance fraud, ‘no-fault’ automobile insurance fraud and first-party property damage. The firm prosecutes RICO, fraud and declaratory judgment actions to extinguish exposure to fraudulent claims and recover wrongfully obtained claim payments.

Other practice areas: appeals; bankruptcy; commercial litigation; complex torts and product liability; compliance, investigations and white collar; construction; corporate; directors and officers liability; employment and labor; general liability; intellectual property; medical malpractice defense; privacy, data and cyber law; professional liability; real estate, zoning and land use; trusts, estates and taxation.

Managing partner: Evan H Krinick (T: 516 357 3483; F: 516 357 333)

Number of Partners: 88

Number of Other Fee-Earners: 81

Other Staff: 145


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