MSSSV’s Employment group won a First Amendment Retaliation case yesterday for the New Rochelle School District and its administrators, on a pre-answer motion.
In Butler v New Rochelle, plaintiff claimed that her termination was improperly tied to her speech. Southern District Judge Briccetti disagreed, holding that her speech concerned her gripes about the conditions of her employment, and was thus unprotected speech. …

MSSSV Adds Two Partners

May 1, 2020

MSSSV, LLP is excited to announce the addition of Andrew B. Kaufman and Lawrence S. Wasserman as Partners. Their 30 years of defense experience apiece complements the firm’s emphasis on quality, cost-effective lawyering. Their roster of clients such as Lefrak, the New York Yankees and the YMCA fit perfectly within the firm’s existing clientele of private clients, self-insureds and insurers. …

COVID-19 Alert

MSSSV remains fully operational as all of its attorneys and staff are seamlessly working remotely to continue to serve our clients. Please contact any attorney by email and/or phone. Also, please feel free to contact the following partners by cellphone:

Mike Miranda: 516.270.8451

Ondine Slone: 917.848.3537 …

Defense Verdict in Federal Court

Eric Piepes v National Amusements and NAI Holdings LLC – 2/13/20

MSSSV Partner Maurizio Savoiardo started off 2020 with a defense verdict in Federal Court.  In this Diversity matter pending in the Brooklyn Court House in the Eastern District of New York, Plaintiff Piepes (an attorney) claimed he injured his knee and back when the escalator he was taking to the College Point Multiplex  operated by the Defendants malfunctioned and abruptly stopped.  …

5 MSSSV Partners named Super Lawyers

October 20, 2019 – Miranda Slone Sklarin Verveniotis (MSSSV) is honored that each of the firm’s name partners have been named Super Lawyers, all for numerous years. Partner Maurizio Savoiardo also joins their ranks as a Super Lawyer this year.

MSSSV vigorously represents its clients’ interests in the areas of employee and labor counseling; insurance coverage; and tort defense. …