Barry Temkin provided commentary on false evidence for the article "Knowledge of False Testimony Addressed in Two Ethics Opinions," published on April 13, 2010 in the New York Law Journal. To view a copy of the article, please click here.
Frank J. DeAngelis has been recognized as a 2010 Rising Star by New Jersey Super Lawyers. Mr. DeAngelis was also selected in 2008 and 2009. Rising Stars identifies top up-and coming attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger, or who have been a practicing attorney for up to or less than 10 years.
The Decision in East 115th Street Realty v. Focus & Struga Building Developers LLC, in which Philip C. Silverberg and Kevin F. Buckley obtained a summary judgment on behalf of Great American Ins. Co. of N.Y. based on the insured's material misrepresentation in its application for insurance, was featured on page 26 of the New York Law Journal's Decisions of Interest on Friday, March 19, 2010.
Kevin F. Buckley and Daniel M. O'Connell obtained a summary judgment on behalf of Great American Ins. Co. based on faulty workmanship exclusion. The Decision was published by the New York Slip Opinion Service and by Westlaw.
The Decision in J&S Commercial Construction v. Field of Dreams v. Great American Ins. Co., in which Kevin F. Buckley and Daniel M. O'Connell obtained a summary judgment on behalf of Great American Ins. Co. based on faulty workmanship exclusion, was featured in the New York Law Journal's Decisions of Interest on Tuesday, February 9, 2010.
MCWG is pleased to announce that Bernadette Kelly Kirwin has become a partner of the firm. Bernadette's practice focuses on litigation of complex insurance coverage disputes, primarily in the first-party context. Bernadette earned her undergraduate degree from Hunter College and her law degree from New York Law School. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Kirwin worked in the law departments of R.H. Macy and Saks & Company. She has been with MCWG since September 2000. Among her other accomplishments, Bernadette was instrumental in establishing "An Evening Dedicated to Networking for Women," a firm event that provides a forum for insurance and reinsurance professionals to exchange ideas of particular important to women in those fields.
In the article "Feds Probing safety at site of cesspool," published in Newsday on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, Michael Koblenz discussed a possible cause of a cesspool construction accident which took place in the Village of East Hills, Long Island, NY. The accident is currently being investigated by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Mr. Koblenz is the Mayor of the Village of East Hills.