Uniondale, Long Island, New York, June 6, 2016 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C. announced today that partner Joseph R. Harbeson, a member of the firm’s Practice Management Committee and Chair of its Construction Practice Group, recently presented an ethics program to a joint meeting of the NCBA Commercial Litigation and Ethics Committees.
The program addressed conflicts, privilege and other issues relating to the representation of organizations, former client conflicts, imputed conflicts and maintaining an effective conflict checking system and threatening the filing of grievances to gain a litigation advantage.
In addition to his practice management duties with the firm, Mr. Harbeson chairs its Pro Bono Committee and was recently named as Co-Chair of the NCBA’s Access to Justice Committee. He practices in the areas of commercial litigation and construction, including both litigation and transactional work.
For more than 48 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.