11/27/2019

FKB’S RACHEL AGHASSI AND ASHER KEST PUBLISH AN ARTICLE ON NEW YORK’S SHIELD ACT

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Asher Kest publish an article on the New York State Bar Association Insurance Focus blog by USI Infinity entitled “Data Breach Notification Requirements on the State Level Continue to Expand: New York’s SHIELD Act” The article can be found here.

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11/27/2019

FKB’S JOHN GIZUNTERMAN OBTAINED A DEFENSE VERDICT OF A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION ARISING OUT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF PRESSURE ULCERS IN KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT

The plaintiff alleged that FKB’s client, a local hospital, deviated from the standard of care by failing to implement appropriate protective measures to prevent the development of pressure ulcers. Specifically, plaintiff claimed that a turn a position schedule was not implemented, heels were not offloaded, and records were not kept confirming the skin was being […]

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11/6/2019

FKB IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT NINE FKB ATTORNEYS WERE LISTED IN THE 2019 NEW YORK SUPER LAWYERS MAGAZINE

A. Michael Furman, Neil S. Kornfeld, Patrick J. Brennan, Andrew S. Kowlowitz, Andrew R. Jones and Shari Sckolnick  were listed as super lawyers in the 2019 New York Super Lawyers Magazine distributed in October 2019 and Rachel Aghassi, Benjamin Oxenberg and Aaron M. Barham were listed as New York Metro Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 […]

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10/17/2019

FKB’S ANDREW JONES LECTURED AT THE NATIONAL GUARDIANSHIP ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Andrew Jones lectured at the National Guardianship Association’s Annual Conference in Lexington, KY. He spoke on the topic of Risk Management and E&O Insurance for Professional Fiduciaries and Guardians. The Conference was attended by approximately 500 attendees made up mostly of Professional Fiduciaries and Guardians from all over the Nation. National Guardianship Association Conference aims […]

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10/9/2019

FKB’S MICHAEL FURMAN AND SHARI SCKOLNICK OBTAIN DISMISSAL OF A LEGAL MALPRACTICE CLAIM IN SUPREME COURT, RENSSELAER COUNTY, STEMMING FROM AN ACTION FOR AN ENCROACHMENT.

FKB’ s  Michael Furman and Shari Sckolnick successfully obtained a judgment dismissing a legal malpractice complaint from Judge McGrath in Supreme Court, Rensselaer County. This legal malpractice action stemmed from a law firm’s defense and representation of plaintiffs in an action where plaintiffs’ neighbor sued plaintiffs because their building and utilities encroached onto the neighbor’s […]

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10/9/2019

Team FKB Finishes as one of the Top Fundraisers in Velocity: Columbia’s Ride to End Cancer

FKB’s Mike Furman, Andrew Jones and David Furman proudly biked 45 miles in “Velocity” on Sunday, October 6, 2019.  Velocity is Columbia University Medical Center’s outdoor cycling fundraiser for the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Velocity is a cycling event that takes you through the Hudson Valley and over the George Washington Bridge into Columbia […]

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10/9/2019

FKB’S A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND SPENCER A. RICHARDS SUCCESSFULLY OBTAIN DISMISSAL OF A RACKETEERING INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS ACT (“RICO”) ACTION ARISING OUT OF A CONTENTIOUS DIVORCE PROCEEDING IN NEW YORK COUNTY SUPREME COURT

The plaintiff alleged that FKB’s client, who provides complex tax and estate advice to high-net-worth individuals, violated the Federal RICO Act by assisting the plaintiff’s wife to strategically cut the plaintiff out of any share of the wife’s family business or proceeds arising from the sale of the wife’s family business. The plaintiff further alleged […]

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10/3/2019

Team FKB is proud to participate in Velocity, Columbia University Medical Center’s ride to raise money for cancer research

Team FKB is proud to participate in Velocity, Columbia University Medical Center’s ride to raise money for cancer research.  Velocity is a cycling event benefiting Columbia’s Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. With a unique route model that offers several ways to join us both on and off your bike. We are committed to the fight […]

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10/3/2019

FKB’s Mike Furman and Andrew Kowlowitz are featured speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2019: Protecting Your Law Practice Program

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Andrew Kowlowitz are featured speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2019: Protecting Your Law Practice Program. Mike Furman spoke on the topic “Third-Party Liability: Interactions with others.” Andrew Kowlowitz spoke on the topic “Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes. ” The seminars took place in New York City on […]

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