Uniondale, NY – June 16, 2021 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Kassandra Polanco and Dominick P. Ragno have joined the firm as first year associates. Kassandra and Dominick were both summer interns at RMF in 2019 and are currently rotating through the firm’s six core departments.
“We are pleased to have Kassandra and Dominick join our team,” said Adam Silvers, Managing Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C. “During their time here as summer associates they provided valuable assistance and we look forward to their continued contributions in their new role as associates.”
Kassandra received her Juris Doctor from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. During law school, Kassandra served as the President of the Trial Advocacy and Practice Honor Society, and President of the Women’s Bar Association. She was also an active member of Law Review, where she published Trimming the Fat: The GDPR as a Model for Cleaning Up Our Data Usage, in 2020. Kassandra participated in Touro’s Small Business & Not For Profit Clinic where she drafted organizational documents, and completed trademark registration for a local Long Island food supplier. Upon graduation, she was the recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers Award, which is awarded to a third-year law student selected by faculty of their law school.
Dominick received his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law, where he graduated with honors and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Loyola University Maryland. During his time in law school, Dominick was a Senior Staff Member of the St. John’s Law Review and the Education and Skills Coordinator for the Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution. Dominick was an active member of the law school community, serving as a Teaching Assistant and Student Speaker for incoming students. Dominick was also the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution. As a competitor, Dominick represented St. John’s in the 2019 American Bar Association Representation in Mediation Competition, where he won first place and became a national competitor. During his penultimate semester, Dominick participated in the Securities Arbitration Clinic where his team assessed the viability of legal claims prior to their submission before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
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.