Uniondale, NY – June 1, 2021 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Associate, Ross Kartez has been named the Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Dispute Resolution Section.
NYSBA’s Dispute Resolution Section has over 1,500 members and recognizes the critical importance of negotiation, collaboration, mediation, neutral evaluation, arbitration and new and hybrid forms of dispute resolution in all areas of legal practice. The Section is a forum for improving these processes and the understanding of dispute resolution alternatives, for enhancing the proficiency of practitioners and neutrals and increasing the knowledge and availability of party-selected solutions.
“Ross is a highly respected and experienced attorney in the dispute resolution sector,” said Adam Silvers, Managing Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.,” We are extremely proud of Ross and we are confident that through his experience, he will be able to take on this new role with a unique perspective.”
Mr. Kartez handles a wide-range of disputes, from small claims matters to disputes involving hundreds of millions of dollars. His practice focuses primarily on matters involving breach of contract claims, insurance coverage issues, real estate disputes, lender recourse, secured claims, enforcing guarantees, securities matters, shareholder and partnership claims, business torts, employment disputes, alternative dispute resolution and other business-related issues. A large portion of Mr. Kartez’s practice involves claims related to professional liability, and errors and omissions. This includes defending and pursuing claims against attorneys, stockbrokers, broker-dealers, investment advisors, accountants, architects, engineers, directors, officers, insurance agents/brokers, and members of the real estate industry.
Mr. Kartez regularly advises insurers, insureds, policyholders, and other parties related to claims and defenses in complex insurance coverage and other insurance-related matters. He also acts as outside general counsel to several companies and commonly recommends including dispute resolution practitioners in the day-to-day operations of businesses. Mr. Kartez’s success and leadership in the dispute resolution field resulted in his invitation to join the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) prestigious Panel of Commercial Arbitrators. He joined the AAA’s highly-regarded Panel as one of the youngest arbitrators in the country.
For over 50 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 and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.