UNIONDALE, N.Y., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivkin Radler, one of the Northeast's leading law firms with three offices and more than 165 attorneys has announced it is merging with the law firm of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester and Hyde (ICRH), with offices in Albany and Poughkeepsie, effective July 1, 2017. The firm will be known as Rivkin Radler and will feature one of the Northeast's largest health care law practices as well as capabilities across a wide spectrum of legal practices.
"We are delighted to welcome the attorneys of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester and Hyde to the Rivkin Radler family. Their reputation for excellence in health care law, litigation and corporate and commercial transactions will greatly complement the services we provide for our clients," said Evan Krinick, Rivkin Radler's managing partner.
All current ICRH attorneys and staff will be joining Rivkin Radler in both Albany and Poughkeepsie.
"We look forward to joining forces with Rivkin Radler, "The firms share not only an alignment in practice areas, but also a passion for client service. The merger will enable us to provide a broader spectrum of services for our clients across the Hudson Valley region," said John Queenan, managing partner of Iseman Cunningham Riester and Hyde.
"The ability to add depth and breadth to our clients in the Hudson Valley by joining a firm who has a similar client service centered culture is exciting," said Richard Mitchell, the original partner in the Iseman Cunningham Riester and Hyde Poughkeepsie, NY office.
Founded in 1991, ICRH is a leading firm in the health care arena and represents many hospitals throughout the state. The firm is well-respected for its representations in complex litigation and large-scale commercial transactions. The firm's practices include: construction, corporate, creditor's rights, e-discovery/ data security, health care, insurance, labor and employment, litigation, municipal, nonprofit and real estate.
"The merger will enable our attorneys to respond more effectively to the ever-increasing complexity and risk facing both individual and institutional health care providers. Together, we can provide more specialized legal support for our clients in areas in which day-to-day concentration and involvement produce greater value for the client by experienced partners who are able to manage all of the sophisticated issues presented in a transaction or litigated dispute," said Robert Iseman, founding partner of ICRH.
ICRH has sixteen lawyers, all of whom will be joining Rivkin Radler. Joining the firm as partners are: Marc Antonucci, Brian Culnan, Richard Frankel, Carol Hyde, Robert H. Iseman, James Lagios, Richard Mitchell, John Queenan and Karen Sosler. Michael Cunningham will join the firm as of counsel. Stacey Goldstein will join the firm as counsel. Daniel Bernstein, Penny Hahn, Frank Izzo, Kara Matejov and David Restrepo join the firm as associates.
Established in 1950, Rivkin Radler LLP has offices in Uniondale, Long Island; Hackensack, New Jersey; and New York City. The firm, which employs approximately 170 attorneys across 19 practice groups, is nationally recognized and was named an American Lawyer Media "Go-To" Firm by its clients. In addition, the firm is among the National Law Journal's 350 largest firms in the U.S. For more information about Rivkin Radler, visit www.rivkinradler.com.
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SOURCE Rivkin Radler LLP