News & Results

2017
Mar
11
FKB raises over $245,000 for Cycle for Survival – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Fundraiser

FKB celebrated its sixth year taking part in Cycle for Survival, on March 11, 2017, as the second largest fundraising law firm nationwide by raising over $42,500 this year for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP is proud to have raised nearly $250,000 during its participation in the event, helping to support […]

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Mar
09
FKB’s Andrew Kowlowitz and Stefanie Singer obtain dismissal of RICO and mail fraud claims against a prominent New York trusts and estates attorney.

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Stefanie A. Singer obtained pre-answer dismissal of federal RICO and mail fraud claims commenced against a prominent trusts and estates attorney in the Southern District of New York. Plaintiffs alleged a conspiracy to defraud their elderly father/uncle of his assets, including valuable real estate, and attempted to implicate FKB’s client, […]

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Mar
08
FKB’s Florence Lishansky and Stefanie Singer were Guest Presenters at the University of California, lecturing professional fiduciaries on Risk Management and Professional Liability Insurance.

FKB’s Stefanie A. Singer and Florence N. Lishansky were invited to speak at the University of California, Riverside, lecturing students professional fiduciaries on Risk Management and Professional Liability Insurance. As part of U.C. Riverside’s Professional Certificate in Professional Fiduciary Management, Florence and Stefanie lectured on several issues affecting professional fiduciaries, including best practices for avoiding claims and disputes, […]

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Mar
02
FKB’s Stefanie Singer selected to represent the New York County Lawyers’ Association at the United Nations’ 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

Stefanie A. Singer will represent the New York County Lawyers’ Association (“NYCLA”) at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, held at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan from March 13, 2017 through March 24, 2017. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a functional commission of the United Nations […]

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Feb
21
FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Rachel Aghassi obtain dismissal of an action asserting legal malpractice relating an allegedly usurious mortgage.

FKB successfully obtained a pre-answer dismissal on a motion to dismiss from Justice Stephen A. Bucaria in the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, Nassau County. In this matter, FKB’s client represented plaintiff-lender with respect to a mortgage and note which closed in July 2010.   After the mortgagee defaulted on the loan, the lender […]

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Feb
15
FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski were Guest Presenters at the University of California, lecturing professional fiduciaries on Risk Management and Professional Liability Insurance

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones and Ashley Glazewski were Guest Presenters at the University of California, Riverside, lecturing San Diego County professional fiduciaries on Risk Management and Professional Liability Insurance. As part of U.C. Riverside’s Professional Certificate in Professional Fiduciary Management, Andrew and Ashley addressed employees of San Diego County on issues affecting professional fiduciaries.  During the lecture, […]

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Jan
25
FKB’s Andrew R. Jones Published in NYSBA Winter 2016 Journal

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones’ article: “A Timely Reminder: The Three (3) Year Limitations Period for Legal Malpractice Claims is Not an Absolute Shield for Practitioners Seeking to Recover Legal Fees” was published in the recent NYSBA Winter 2016 Journal. For more information on this area of law or defending attorneys generally, please contact Andrew R. Jones.

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Jan
23
FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Benjamin M. Oxenburg obtain dismissal of a defamation action arising from articles published in the New York Post and the New York Daily News which described an attorney’s questioning of a prominent former TV executive during post-divorce proceedings for failure to pay child-support and alimony.

FKB successfully obtained pre-answer dismissal on a motion to dismiss from Justice David B. Cohen in New York County Supreme Court. Plaintiff, a former television executive of several networks, was engaged in a contentious divorce with his ex-spouse, represented by FKB’s client.  Following a ten (10) day trial, the New York County Supreme Court held […]

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