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Associate Ross Ruggiero Obtains Winning Decision in Supreme Court, Kings County

Published September 29, 2020 |

Attorney Ross Ruggiero successfully argued before the Honorable Francois Rivera in Supreme Court, Kings County that plaintiff’s request to file a late motion for summary judgment should not be considered. Plaintiff filed a Note of Issue on December 4, 2019, and the court required that all motions for summary judgment be filed within 60 days… read more

Partner Annemarie Jones Named Secretary of the Eastern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Published September 24, 2020 |

Annemarie Jones was recently elected and promoted to the position of Secretary of the Eastern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (“FBA”). For the past two years, Annemarie served as the Treasurer. The FBA, founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the… read more

Associate Caroline Hock Successfully Obtains Dismissal

Published September 23, 2020 |

Caroline Hock was successful in obtaining a dismissal against our clients, a transportation company and its driver, in Queens County Supreme Court. Caroline argued that despite serving a Complaint alleging personal injuries, plaintiff failed to file a Note of Issue or otherwise respond to discovery demands, prejudicing the defendant’s ability to defend the litigation. The… read more

Lewis Johs Named Best Law Firm Overall by LIBN Readers & Receives Four Additional Recognitions

Published September 18, 2020 |

The Long Island Business News (LIBN) 2020 Reader Rankings awards have recognized Lewis Johs with the following achievements: -Winner of Best Law Firm Overall -Winner of Best Trust & Estates Firm -Winner of Best Litigation Firm -Finalist of Best Mediation & Arbitration Firm -Finalist of Best Business Formation Law Firm We are grateful to the LIBN… read more

Lewis Johs’ Attorneys Resolve Contentious Litigation With A Creative Business Solution

Published September 18, 2020 |

Partners Bryan Lewis and Ellen Savino successfully and amicably concluded a matter which began as a contentious partnership dispute and ended in a series of complex corporate and commercial real estate transactions. The engagement began in the courtroom, as the parties each sought to force dissolution of five different partnerships, each owning one or more… read more

Associate Jordan Palatiello Obtains Dismissal for Registered Nurse Client

Published September 9, 2020 |

Lewis Johs Associate Jordan Palatiello was successful in securing the dismissal of all claims brought by the New York State Office of Professional Discipline against our client, a registered nurse and licensed acupuncturist.  The Office of Professional Discipline was tasked with investigating and prosecuting allegations that our client violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability… read more

Keith Black named Chairman of the Board for Nassau Lawyers’ Association of Long Island

Published August 28, 2020 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is proud to announce that attorney Keith D. Black has been named 2020-2021 Chairman of the Board for the Nassau Lawyers’ Association of Long Island.  Keith has been an active member of the association for over 10 years and held the position of President in 2016-2017.  The association was formed… read more

Amy E. Bedell Appointed Co-Chair of SCBA’s Appellate Practice Committee

Published August 18, 2020 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles is proud to announce that partner Amy E. Bedell has been appointed Co-Chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Committee. The Committee focuses on issues in state and federal appellate courts, reviews and comments on pertinent proposed legislation, considers recent legislative enactments and decisional developments, and assists attorneys in… read more

Partner Rebecca K. Devlin Successfully Obtains Summary Judgment

Published August 5, 2020 |

Partner Rebecca K. Devlin obtained summary judgment for a municipal client in a case involving a pedestrian-knockdown accident allegedly caused by improper snow removal by the municipality. The plaintiff sustained severe injuries when she was struck by a vehicle as she walked in the roadway on a dark evening. The plaintiff argued that she was… read more

Lisa M. Landers Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Nursing Home

Published June 24, 2020 |

Lisa M. Landers was successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a nursing home defendant in the Supreme Court, Queens County.  The Court found that Ms. Landers proved, prima facie, that the nursing home was entitled to summary judgment on each of plaintiff’s claims, including failure to prevent pressure ulcers, violations of the Public… read more

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