Uniondale, New York – May 16, 2017 – Kimberly B. Malerba, a Partner at the law firm Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., was recently recognized as an “Outstanding Woman in Law” by Hofstra University Law School. Ms. Malerba chairs the firm’s Employment Law and Digital Media Practice Groups, and is also a member of the firm’s Litigation Department.
The recent Outstanding Women in Law Reception brought together dozens of prominent female judges, attorneys, business executives and professors who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community. The event, held at Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park, raises funds for programs of Hofstra Law School, including the Center for Children, Families and the Law.
“I am truly honored to be named in this group of exceptionally talented and committed members of the region’s legal community,” said Ms. Malerba, who was also recently honored by the Long Island Business News as one of the “40 Under 40 Long Islanders” for her business achievements and community service.
New York State Lt. Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul, the state’s highest-ranking female elected official, was keynote speaker for the event. Former New York State Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti, now Hofstra Law School’s Interim Dean, recognized honorees, which included many senior judges and law community leaders.
Ms. Malerba handles virtually all matters involving the employer-employee relationship, including wage and hour compliance and investigations, employment discrimination and workplace harassment prevention, policy development and litigation, and independent contractor analysis. She also focuses her practice on social and digital media-related employment issues.
Ms. Malerba also has considerable experience in the intellectual property field and represents and advises clients in connection with trademark, copyright, licensing, privacy, Internet, domain name, unfair competition and trade secrecy issues. She advises clients regarding worldwide intellectual property matters and has experience in connection with drafting agreements for intellectual property rights in various contexts. She has also litigated intellectual property and complex commercial matters on behalf of national and regional clients in federal and state courts.
For more than 49 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, financial services, 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.