News & Results

01/14/2022

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP is pleased to announce that Aaron M. Barham and has been named Partner and Benjamin M. Oxenburg has been named Of Counsel of the Firm, effective January 1, 2022

Aaron M. Barham, based in the Firm’s New York City office, is a member of FKB’s legal malpractice and insurance broker liability practice.  Aaron has taken the lead role in many successful outcomes over the past several years, both at the trial and appellate level.  Aaron has also proven himself as an effective mentor and […]

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01/13/2022

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND SALVATORE LAPETINA OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSING CONTRACTUAL INDEMNITY CLAIMS

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Salvatore Lapetina successfully dismissed all claims against FKB’s client, a New York based medical staffing agency, by way of a summary judgment motion. Plaintiff, a traveling nurse employed by FKB’s client, claims to have tripped and fell in a hospital located in New York City, sustaining injuries. Plaintiff commenced an action against the hospital […]

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01/12/2022

FKB’S SPENCER A. RICHARDS AND DAVID GORELICK OBTAIN A PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT ON BEHALF OF A WELL-RESPECTED CIVIL LITIGATOR

FKB’s Spencer A. Richards and David Gorelick have obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a well-respected civil litigator. FKB’s client represented Plaintiff in an underlying partnership dispute. The court in the underlying action, sua sponte dismissed Plaintiff’s claims after finding that the Plaintiff manufactured memory loss issues at trial […]

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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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