Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. Attorney Ross J. Kartez Elected to Nassau County Bar Association Board of Directors

Uniondale, NY – April 4, 2024 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that Ross J. Kartez, Partner has been elected to the Nassau County Bar Association’s Board of Directors.

Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) is a professional membership association for attorneys. It is the leading source for legal information and services for the legal profession and the local community in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. NCBA enjoys a membership of private and public sector attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students.

“Congratulations to Ross on his recent appointment to the Board of Directors for the Nassau County Bar Association,” said Managing Partner Adam Silvers. “Ross will bring valuable insights, sound judgment, and unwavering dedication to his position, which will greatly benefit the Nassau County Bar Association and its members.”

Mr. Kartez is Chair of the Firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the Vice Chair of the Firm’s Insurance & Insurance Litigation Practice Group. He is also a litigator, arbitrator, mediator, current Chair of the NCBA’s ADR Committee, and the past Chair of the New York State Bar Dispute Resolution Section.

Mr. Kartez handles a wide-range of disputes, from matters involving small dollar amounts to claims involving hundreds of millions of dollars. Such matters primarily involve 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 issues and other business-related matters. Mr. Kartez also acts as outside general counsel for a handful of companies and commonly recommends including dispute resolution practitioners in the day-to-day operations of businesses.

A large portion of Mr. Kartez’ 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.

In addition to his work as in advocate on behalf of clients involved in complex disputes, Mr. Kartez is an independent mediator and commercial arbitrator. He was elected to serve as the Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association from 2021 to 2022. With over 1,500 members, the Dispute Resolution Section is the most active bar organization in the country devoted to the study, promotion, and development of mechanisms for resolving complex disputes. In 2022, Mr. Kartez was appointed to serve as Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association’s ADR Committee. Mr. Kartez’ success and leadership in the dispute resolution field resulted in his invitation to join the American Arbitration Association’s prestigious Panel of Commercial Arbitrators. Mr. Kartez 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.

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