Uniondale, Long Island, New York, March 14, 2012 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that they have appointed senior partner, Douglas J. Good, as its first General Counsel. Mr. Good will be involved, in that capacity, in advising the law firm regarding professional ethics, and various compliance issues. In addition to his responsibilities as General Counsel, Mr. Good, who has been with Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. for over 30 years, will continue his primary duties as a senior partner in the Litigation Department and member of the firm’s Employment Law and Corporate Governance Practice Groups. Mr. Good is the leader of the firm’s Practice Management Committee, a position he has held for many years based on his substantive skills in the field of legal ethics.
Mr. Good, a resident of Port Washington, is a past president of the Nassau County Bar Association, a fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the New York Bar Foundation, as well as a member of the Federal Bar Council. He has served as a member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association, and is an alternate member of the State Bar Nominating Committee and a member of the President's Committee on Access to Justice. He has also lectured before the American, New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations on topics including professional ethics, corporate and not-for-profit governance and a variety of litigation subjects and has been published in various legal and business journals.
"My partners and I are pleased that Douglas has accepted this appointment,” said Managing Partner Mark S. Mulholland. “All of the partners and attorneys at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek share in recognizing his sound and steady judgment, his service to the Bar and his strong experience as one of Long Island’s top commercial litigators,” Mulholland added.
For more than 40 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, a sixty member professional firm, headquartered in Uniondale, New York, 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, digital media, energy, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.