Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Elevates Two Attorneys to Partner

Uniondale, New York, January 7, 2014 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that attorneys Kimberly Malerba and Jennifer Hillman have been elevated to partner status, effective January 1, 2014.

Kim Malerba, a resident of Bellmore,New York, is Chair of the Employment Law and Digital Media Practice Groups and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Ms. Malerba handles virtually all matters involving the employer-employee relationship.  Ms. Malerba’s practice includes a concentration in wage and hour compliance and investigations, employment discrimination and harassment prevention, policy development and litigation.  Ms. Malerba has defended against claims such as sexual harassment, age, race, national origin and disability discrimination for clients, both large and small.  Ms. Malerba also focuses her practice on social and digital media-related employment issues.  In her counseling practice, Ms. Malerba regularly advises employers on best practices concerning management of disability accommodation and leave related issues, reductions in force, restrictive covenants, hiring, separations from employment, and performance management.  Ms. Malerba frequently writes and is a featured presenter on various employment law related topics, and was recently honored by Long Island Business News as one of the ’40 under 40′ Long Islanders for her business achievement and community service.

Jennifer Hillman, a resident of New Hyde Park, New York, is a member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department, where she counsels clients in Trust and Estate litigation matters.  Ms. Hillman’s practice includes accounting proceedings, probate contests, discovery proceedings and commercial litigation related to estates. Ms. Hillman practices in the Surrogate’s courts as well as the trial and appellate courts throughout New York.  Ms. Hillman is an active member of the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section where she serves on the executive committee and is co-chair of the Governmental Relations and Legislation Committee.  Ms. Hillman is a delegate to the NYSBA House of Delegates, and co-chair of the Elder Law/Trusts and Estates Section of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. Ms. Hillman frequently writes and lectures on trust and estate issues.

“Ruskin Moscou Faltischek is delighted to announce the promotion of Kimberly Malerba and Jennifer Hillman and welcome them as Partners,” said Mark Mulholland, Managing Partner.  “Kim and Jennifer are outstanding attorneys in their respective practice areas and their exceptional capabilities will serve to further bolster Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s strengths into the future,” added Mulholland.

For more than 45 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, 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, energy and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.