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Firm Profile

Rivkin Radler LLP

Firm Profile


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  • 926 RXR Plaza
  • Uniondale
  • New York
  • USA
  • NY 11556-0926

Firm profile submitted by Rivkin Radler LLP

Managing Partner: Evan H Krinick
Number of partners: 97 Number of lawyers: 184 (includes partners)
Languages: English, French, French and Haitian Creole, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Panjabi, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu

Through five offices and more than 180 lawyers, Rivkin Radler delivers focused and effective legal services in nearly all areas of civil practice. Rivkin Radler’s attorneys are the advisors-of-choice for successful individuals, middle-market companies and large corporations. In business for over 65 years, the firm provides strong representation and builds even stronger client relationships. Many clients have been placing their trust in the firm for decades.

PRACTICE AREASAppeals Banking Bankruptcy Commercial Litigation Complex Torts & Product Liability Compliance, Investigations & White Collar ConstructionCorporate Directors & Officers Liability Employment & Labor General Liability Health Services Insurance Coverage Insurance Fraud Intellectual Property Medical Malpractice Defense Privacy, Data & Cyber Law Professional Liability Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Tax Trusts & Estates

Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage Practice:

With more than 60 attorneys and a long track record, Rivkin Radler’s insurance coverage group is one of the largest coverage-focused practice groups in the U.S. The firm represents insurers big and small, domestic and foreign, investor-owned and policyholder-owned. The firm tackles the insurance industry’s newest and most challenging issues, with innovative strategies. Rivkin Radler was among the first firms to handle complex coverage issues such as pollution, cyber, asbestos, advertising injury, molestation, life sciences, medical technologies, climate change, terrorism and fraud. The firm stays at the cutting edge of insurance law. The attorneys handle all aspects of insurance coverage law, including litigation and other forms of dispute resolution. Insurers rely on the firm’s coverage advice.
Representative matters:
■Represent Allianz and Allstate in a huge insurance coverage case against national retail operator Amtrak, which seeks $179 million in damages
■Won summary judgment dismissing all claims with prejudice against the firm’s client, Fireman’s Fund, in an action brought for contribution against Fireman’s Fund to pay for pollution cleanup costs
■Represented The Cincinnati Insurance Co. in an insurance coverage matter in which the insured, Eaton Veterinary Pharmaceutical, seeks coverage in connection with a lawsuit commenced against Eaton by its competitor, Zoetis, alleging patent and trademark infringement
■Obtained summary judgment on behalf of Travelers declaring that Travelers has no duty to defend or indemnify three alleged insureds in an underlying wrongful death case under a business auto policy based upon the Mechanical Device Exclusion
■Obtained summary judgment on behalf of Northfield Insurance Co., with the court finding that Northfield has no duty to defend or indemnify its named insured, a related entity, and a purported additional insured, in an underlying wrongful death action filed by the estate of a deceased patron of the named insured’s nightclub
Clients include: ACE Insurance Co., AEGIS Insurance Services, Allianz, Allstate Insurance Companies, Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, Fireman’s Fund, GEICO, Hanover Insurance, Hudson Insurance Co., Interstate, Kinsale Insurance Co., Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Medical Liability Mutual Insurance, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Network Adjusters Inc., OneBeacon Insurance, Oxford Health Plans, QBE Insurance, Riverstone Claims Management, Seneca Insurance Co., State Farm Insurance, The Hartford, Travelers.

Rivkin Radler’s Health Services Practice:
Rivkin Radler represents a diverse group of healthcare clients including managed care organizations, urgent care centers, clinically integrated networks, hospitals and health systems, ACOs and physician practices, in New York and nationally. The firm’s expertise encompasses complex healthcare transactions, regulatory compliance, enforcement actions, managed care contracting, disputes, and criminal prosecutions. The firm’s frequently advise clients on privacy and security laws including HIPAA and the HITECH Act. The firm also represents clients in fraud and abuse cases, including False Claims Act and qui tam/whistleblower cases.
Representative matters:
■Served as compliance counsel to Catholic Health Services of Long Island including advising on selfdisclosure obligations
■Advised Saratoga Hospital in respect to an affiliation with Albany Medical Center
■Represented Fidelis successfully in a Federal Court action involving a dispute with a specialty IPA network
■Advised St. Peter’s Health Partners on a range of transactional, regulatory and compliance issues
■Worked closely with ProHEALTH, its affiliated accountable care organization and urgent care network on a range of healthcare and regulatory assignments
■Advised Discovery Laboratory in a number of joint ventures it formed with other healthcare providers
■Represented CityMD in various regulatory and compliance issues
■Served as outside general counsel to Frontier Healthcare. Assisted on a deal to sell Frontier’s minority ownership in 10 surgery centers to Physicians Endoscopy
■Represented Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology in connection with a False Claims Act investigation. Negotiated a global settlement on client’s behalf with the DOJ, the OIG and the NY Attorney General’s Office
■Retained by Square Care to develop organizational structure, prepare securities offering documents, set up the governance structure and documents, establish executive compensation arrangements and gain approval of the IPA
■Represented national anesthesia mega-group in multi-year deal with Brooklyn Hospital
Clients include: Adirondack Health, CareMount Medical, Catholic Health Services, CityMD, Fidelis, NYU Clinically Integrated Network, Northwell Health, Optum (UnitedHealth Group), ProHEALTH, Provecta Diagnostics, Square Care, St. Peter’s Health Partners, Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, North American Partners in Anesthesia


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