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10/23/2018

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi Publishes an Article on ABA Formal Opinion 483

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi publishes an article entitled “ABA Formal Opinion 483 Suggests that Attorneys Have Certain Obligations to Clients After a Data Breach, But Declines to Propose Detailed Requirements.” The article can be found here.

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10/23/2018

FKB’s A. Michael Furman, Neil Kornfeld, and Andrew R. Jones named on the 2018 New York Metro Area Super Lawyers list and Rachel Aghassi and Shari Sckolnick recognized Rising Stars

Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP is proud to announce that partners A. Michael Furman, Neil Kornfeld, and Andrew R. Jones  have been selected to the 2018 New York Metro Area Super Lawyers list and FKB associates Rachel Aghassi and Shari Sckolnick have been named on the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star list in the New York Metro […]

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10/22/2018

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones, Rachel Aghassi, and Jason A. Kayne successfully obtain affirmation of dismissal in the Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals of claims against attorney

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones, Rachel Aghassi, and Jason A. Kayne successfully obtained a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirming a pre-answer dismissal under Fed. R. Civ. P. § 12(b)(6) in an action asserting breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other claims related to a life insurance policy held […]

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10/19/2018

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski successfully obtain dismissal of a legal malpractice claim as barred by documentary evidence.

FKB successfully obtained a CPLR § 3211 pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Queens County of a legal malpractice claim as barred by documentary evidence. In the underlying facts of this case, FKB’s attorney-client represented the owner of a corporation who sold shares of stock to the Plaintiff.  Prior to the transaction, FKB’s client advised […]

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10/16/2018

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski present at the National Guardianship Association

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski will be presenters at the National Guardianship Association (NGA) conference on October 21, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA.  Andrew and Ashley will speak about risk management and insurance coverage for Professional Fiduciaries.  The upcoming session entitled “Are you Covered? Risk Management and Insurance for Professional Fiduciaries” is designed to help Professional Guardians: (1) […]

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10/15/2018

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Andrew Kowlowitz were featured speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2018: Protecting Your Practice Program

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Andrew Kowlowitz were featured speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2018: Protecting Your Practice Program. A. Michael Furman spoke on the topic “Interactions with others.” Andrew Kowlowitz spoke on the topic “Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes. ” The seminar took place October 11, 2018, […]

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10/10/2018

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Rachel Aghassi obtain dismissal of a legal malpractice claim as barred by the statute of limitations

FKB successfully obtained CPLR § 3211 pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Kings County of a legal malpractice claim as barred by the statute of limitations. In the underlying facts of this case, FKB’s clients represented the plaintiff in an action filed against him by his brother concerning the ownership interests in a closely-held family […]

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10/3/2018

FKB’s Patrick J. Brennan and Travis J. Long co-led a presentation entitled “Reaching the Millennial Juror” to claims specialists and medical professionals in New York City

Millennials account for approximately 87.5 Million people in the United States.  Consequently, millennials constitute a growing number of potential jurors, and in time, they will likely be the majority of potential jurors.  As a result, when conducting a trial, it’s imperative to know who they are, what they believe in, and how to present evidence […]

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10/1/2018

FKB’s Andrew Jones will speak at the 2018 Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF) Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

Andrew is participating in a panel presentation discussing various legal malpractice issues and analyzing “The case within a case.” Professional Liability Defense Federation’s Ninth Annual Meeting will be held at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, Louisiana from October 3-5, 2018. More information can be found here: https://www.pldf.org/page/2018AMBrochure

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