Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Welcomes Two New Associates To The Firm

Uniondale, Long Island, N.Y. January 19, 2015 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Lois Bladykas and John D. Chillemi have joined the firm as its newest Associates.

“We are very pleased to welcome Lois and John to our firm,” noted Managing Partner Adam Silvers. “During their time here as summer associates they provided valuable assistance, including research and support. We look forward to their continued contributions in their new role as associates.”

Ms. Bladykas, a 2015 cum laude graduate of Brooklyn Law School, has returned to the firm where she was once a summer associate. During law school, Ms. Bladykas was an Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, as well as an active member of the Moot Court Honor Society, Appellate Division.  She was a participant in the 2015 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria where her team was awarded Honorable Mention for their Respondent’s Brief.  She was also a semi-finalist and coach for the NYU Immigration Moot Court Competition. Ms. Bladykas was the recipient of a CALI Award (highest grade) in International Sales, and the winner of the Judge Nathan R. Sobel Prize (highest grade) in Criminal Law.

Mr. Chillemi, a 2015 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, has also returned to the firm where he was once a summer associate.  During law school, Mr. Chillemi was a Senior Articles Editor of the St. John’s Law Review, where he published The Need for Speed and Judicial Notice: New York’s Admissibility of LIDAR Technology in Law Enforcement, in 2015. He was an active member of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Society, and was head Student Representative of the Kaplan Bar Review. Mr. Chillemi was the recipient of the Vincent J. Crowe ‘47L and James J. Crowe ‘54CBA Scholarship, as well as Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Writing and Analysis Recipient.

For more than 48 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 & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.

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