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11/23/2021

FKB’S SPENCER A. RICHARDS AND DAVID P. FURMAN OBTAINED A PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT ON BEHALF OF A WELL-RESPECTED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY

FKB’s Spencer A. Richards and David P. Furman obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a well-respected medical malpractice plaintiff’s attorney. FKB’s client represented Plaintiff in an underlying medical malpractice action and negotiated a tentative settlement agreement on behalf of the plaintiff. However, plaintiff refused to execute the release and […]

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11/17/2021

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN TO SPEAK AT THE DRI CONFERENCE ON LAW FIRM SUCCESSION

FKB’s Mike Furman will join a nationwide panel of distinguished speakers at the upcoming DRI Professional Liability Conference in NYC on December 9-10, 2021 to discuss “Designing A Succession Plan for Your Law Firm.”  This presentation takes a deep dive into succession planning and its challenges, along with best practices to develop a successful model […]

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11/8/2021

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND AARON M. BARHAM OBTAIN SECOND CIRCUIT DECISION UPHOLDING PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF FRAUD LAWSUIT

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Aaron M. Barham obtained a favorable decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upholding pre-answer dismissal of a fraud lawsuit.  The plaintiff, the spouse of a deceased shipping executive, alleged that FKB’s client, an attorney, conspired with other defendants to “squeeze out” the decedent’s interest in a publicly-held shipping company […]

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11/8/2021

FKB’S JENNIE M. LUNDMAN SUCCESSFULLY DISMISSED ALL CLAIMS AGAINST FKB’S CLIENT, A NEW YORK BASED NURSING HOME, BY WAY OF A SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION

FKB’s Jennie M. Lundman successfully dismissed all claims against FKB’s client, a New York based nursing home, by way of a summary judgment motion. Plaintiff, a 57 year old female claimed that she developed a Stage IV sacral pressure ulcer secondary to the negligent care and treatment she received by the nursing home’s staff during […]

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10/18/2021

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN WAS A FEATURED SPEAKER AT THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION’S CLE LECTURE: RISK MANAGEMENT FOR LAWYERS: 2021

FKB’s A. Michael Furman lectured at the New York State Bar Association’s CLE Program: Risk Management for Lawyers: 2021. Mike Furman spoke on the topic “Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes.”  The seminar took place virtually on October 1, 2021 and was available to NY CLE attendees throughout New York State. The panelists included Mike Furman, Marian […]

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10/13/2021

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP ANNOUNCES THAT THIRTEEN FKB ATTORNEYS WERE SELECTED IN THE 2021 NEW YORK SUPER LAWYERS MAGAZINE

Eight FKB attorneys were selected as super lawyers in the 2021 New York Super Lawyers Magazine. A. Michael Furman, Neil S. Kornfeld, Patrick J. Brennan, Andrew S. Kowlowitz, Andrew R. Jones, Michael Gauvin, Benjamin Oxenberg, and Shari Sckolnick have been named 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers. Rachel Aghassi,  Daniel Butler, Spencer A. Richards, Aaron M. Barham and Irina Zamyatin have been […]

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10/5/2021

FKB LEADS THE WAY IN VELOCITY, RAISING OVER $48K FOR CANCER RESEARCH AT COLUMBIA’S CANCER CENTER

Team FKB once again participated in “Velocity,” Columbia University Medical Center’s fundraiser for the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.  To learn more about Velocity, click here: www.velocityride.org. This year, Team FKB did a 12K walk along the West Side of NYC- a sun splashed walk from the WTC Memorial, up the West Side esplanade to […]

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09/15/2021

FKB’S ANDREW JONES AND JESSICA SERRANO GODDEYNE DISCUSS ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE BETWEEN LAWYERS AT THE SAME FIRM

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Jessica Serrano Goddeyne published an article on the New York State Bar Association Insurance Focus blog by USI Infinity entitled: “Attorney-Client Privilege Did Not Apply Between Lawyers at the Same Firm When One Was Party to a Case”. The full article can be found here.

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09/15/2021

FKB’S ANDREW R. JONES APPOINTED VICE CHAIR OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL (IADC) PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COMMITTEE – 2021-2022

Following his successful 2020-2021 year in the role, FKB’s Andrew R. Jones has been reappointed Vice Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)’s Professional Liability Committee focusing on Communications.   Biographical and contact Information on the full Committee can be found here: More information on the IADC can be found here.

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08/31/2021

FKB’S SAMANTHA PANNY WAS A FEATURED SPEAKER AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PATENT PRACTITIONERS’ ANNUAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE 2021

FKB’s Samantha Panny presented at the National Associate of Patent Practitioners’ Annual Meeting and Conference 2021. Samantha presented at the NAPP Annual Meeting and Conference on the topics of risk management and ethics in patent prosecution and practice. NAPP is a non-for-profit organization is designed to provide networking, education, collegial exchange, benefits, and a collective […]

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