RMF Partners Mark S. Mulholland and E. Christopher Murray Presented with the New York County Lawyers Association’s Award for Conspicuous Service.

Uniondale, New York – December 14, 2020 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Partners, Mark S. Mulholland and E. Christopher Murray, will be presented with the New York County Lawyers Association’s Award for Conspicuous Service. The award is for their authorship of two separate chapters in the treatise Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, fifth edition. The New York County Lawyers Association’s will be holding a Virtual Event to honor the award winners on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

“We are very proud of Mark and Chris on receiving this prestigious award and sharing their knowledge with the legal community,” said Adam Silvers, Managing Partner.

Mr. Murray authored Chapter 88 entitled, “Civil Litigation Reforms.” The chapter reviewed proposed reforms to the civil procedure for New York State Supreme Court to make the process more time efficient and to reduce the expense to litigants. Suggested changes discussed include eliminating pre-answer motions to dismiss and appeals from non-final orders. 

Mr. Mulholland co-authored Chapter 148 entitled, “Commercial Leasing.”  The chapter discusses strategic issues and the substantive law governing disputes involving commercial leases of real property. The work provides an in-depth examination of steps that practitioners should take to preserve and protect client rights, both landlord and tenant alike, as well as the obligations, claims, remedies and types of damage that arise in the event of leasehold violations.

Mark S. Mulholland, is a Partner of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.’s Litigation Department and former Managing Partner of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek. Mr. Mulholland has represented businesses, Fortune 50® corporations, municipalities, government agencies, and individual entrepreneurs in all manners of disputes and in all forums. He focuses on traditional courtroom contests, and is accomplished as a litigator and trial attorney in federal and state cases across the country. With broad experience litigating complex business disputes in virtually every field—intellectual property, condemnation, antitrust, securities matters, licensing, unfair competition, copyright, trademark, contract disputes, constitutional challenges, RICO and beyond—he has litigated cases that span from simple to complex.

E. Christopher Murray, is a Partner in the Litigation Department at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., he is also Chair of the Environmental and Land Use Practice Group.  Mr. Murray has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of complex commercial, environmental, real estate, brokerage commission, insurance, employment, civil rights, anti-trust and trademark litigation; as well as commercial real estate and business transactions. Mr. Murray’s practice includes jury and non-jury trials in Federal and State court, as well as arbitration proceedings and administrative hearings. He has numerous reported Federal and State appellate level decisions involving real estate disputes, breach of contract claims, employment discrimination, Article 78 proceedings and partnership dissolutions.  Mr. Murray’s experience includes litigation and administrative hearings involving a variety of environmental issues including SEQRA compliance, violations of New York and federal law concerning the disposal of hazardous waste, challenges to the denial of wetland permits and CERCLA liability.  

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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