12/22/2023

FKB CELEBRATES HOLIDAY GIFT EXCHANGE, UGLY SWEATER AND COOKIE CONTEST!

Furman Kornfeld & Brennan celebrated the holiday season with a Secret Santa gift exchange, Ugly Sweater Contest, and cookie contest.  An overwhelming majority of the firm participated, exchanging incredibly thoughtful and creative gifts. Gifts varied from toys for fluffy loved ones to music wall art.  Our annual cookie fest consisted of 8 confident bakers who […]

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12/22/2023

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN, BENJAMIN M. OXENBURG, AND AARON M. BARHAM SECURE FIRST DEPARTMENT DISMISSAL OF HIGH EXPOSURE LEGAL MALPRACTICE SUIT BROUGHT BY NATIONAL ACCOUNTING FIRM    

FKB’s A. Michael Furman, Benjamin M. Oxenburg, and Aaron M. Barham secured a decision from the Appellate Division, First Department, dismissing a legal malpractice action on behalf of FKB’s client, a prominent New York law firm.  In the underlying action, FKB’s client represented the plaintiff, a national accounting and advisory firm, in a complex six […]

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12/12/2023

FKB’S AARON M. BARHAM AND STEVEN KAUFMAN OBTAIN A VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF A BREACH OF CONTRACT LAWSUIT AFTER FILING RULE 12(B) MOTION

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Steven Kaufman recently obtained the voluntary dismissal of a breach of contract action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  FKB’s client, a litigation attorney based in Pennsylvania, facilitated communications between the Plaintiff law firm and the codefendants, regarding the Plaintiff law firm’s representation of […]

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11/17/2023

FKB’S JOHN GIZUNTERMAN SUCCESSFULLY OBTAINED SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND DISMISSAL OF PLAINTIFF’S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION AGAINST FKB CLIENTS, A NEW YORK CITY HOSPITAL AND A PHYSIATRIST AFFILIATED WITH THE FACILITY

FKB’s John Gizunterman successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of plaintiff’s medical malpractice action against FKB clients, a New York City hospital and a physiatrist affiliated with the facility. This action involved allegations of failure to timely diagnose infection following a craniotomy. In obtaining the dismissal FKB successfully argued that the treating provider properly cared for the […]

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11/10/2023

TEAM FKB PARTICIPATED IN VELOCITY – COLUMBIA’S RIDE TO END CANCER

On October 8, 2023, Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP participated in Velocity- Columbia University Medical Center’s fundraiser for clinical care and research at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.  To learn more about Velocity, click here: www.velocityride.org. Velocity was in person once again!  Team FKB participated by riding the 30 mile course through lower Westchester County. […]

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10/20/2023

FKB’s ANDREW KOWLOWITZ AND SALVATORE LAPETINA OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSAL OF PROPERTY DAMAGE AND CONTRACTUAL CLAIMS ON BEHALF OF CONTRACTOR

FKB’s Andrew Kowlowitz and Salvatore Lapetina successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of property damage and contractual claims against FKB’s client, a contractor, in the Commercial Division of New York County Supreme Court. In its motion for summary judgment, FKB successfully argued, among other things, that all claims for property damage and breach of contract claims for liquidated damages […]

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10/20/2023

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP ANNOUNCES THAT FOURTEEN FKB ATTORNEYS WERE SELECTED IN THE 2023 NEW YORK SUPER LAWYERS MAGAZINE

We are proud to announce that fourteen FKB attorneys were selected as Super Lawyers in the 2023 New York Super Lawyers Magazine. A. Michael Furman, Neil S. Kornfeld, Patrick J. Brennan, Andrew R. Jones, Andrew S. Kowlowitz, Rachel Aghassi, Ita Parnass, Tracy Katz, and Benjamin Oxenburg have been named 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers. Aaron M. Barham, Spencer A. Richards, David Gorelick, Salvatore Lapetina and Irina Zamyatin have […]

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10/20/2023

FKB IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIVE NEW ASSOCIATES HAVE PASSED THE JULY 2023 BAR EXAM

Please join us in congratulating Daniel Mancini, Kevin Grande, Lisa Burns, Alec Neimand, and Steven Kaufman on their achievements. We look forward to watching you grow as attorneys.

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10/6/2023

FKB’S RACHEL AGHASSI AND SPENCER A. RICHARDS SUCCESSFULLY OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A COMPLAINT ASSERTING LEGAL MALPRACTICE IN BRONX COUNTY, SUPREME COURT

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Spencer A. Richards successfully obtain Pre-Answer dismissal of a complaint asserting legal malpractice in Bronx County, Supreme Court, against FKB’s client, a prominent trademark attorney, arising out of an underlying trademark infringement dispute against a third party.   The plaintiff alleged that FKB’s client committed legal malpractice because FKB’s client failed […]

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10/5/2023

FKB’S SPENCER A. RICHARDS SUCCESSFULLY OBTAINED PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A COMPLAINT ALLEGING FRAUD ON THE COURT FILED IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, AGAINST A PROMINENT TRADEMARK ATTORNEY

FKB’s Spencer A. Richards successfully obtained Pre-Answer dismissal of a Complaint alleging fraud on the court filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, against FKB’s client, a prominent trademark attorney, arising out of FKB’s client’s representation of a well-known beach accessory store operating across the country. In the […]

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