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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 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; banking; 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 and estates; tax.

  • Managing partner
  • Evan H Krinick (T: 516 357 3483; F: 516 357 3333)
  • Number of Partners: 93
  • Number of Other Fee-Earners: 117
  • Other Staff: 131

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