The firm is pleased to announce that our six Senior Partners have been recognized as Super Lawyers for 2018. Arthur Cohen, Sandy Gold, David Dince and Dawn Adelson in the category of Medical Malpractice, and Andrew Kaufman and Larry Wasserman in the category of Personal Injury. In addition we are especially proud of Rachel Hisler, Jesse Seiden and Mallory Turk who have been named “Rising Stars.”
50 Marathons, 50 States: Burke Races to Cross the Halfway Mark
Most fitness enthusiasts raise their own bar long before they reach their goal. With 18 marathons complete – four this year – Yanique Burke ’06 has already added three international races to her 50-race list – Berlin, London and Tokyo.
“Every year I add a race,” Burke explained. “Year one I did one race, year two I did two races. Now I’m running four or five a year.”
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Congratulations to Jeremey a. Green who was admitted to the Bar on April 16, 2018 and is now officially an associate attorney at G&S!
Congratulations to Gloria and Pam who were admitted to the Bar on April 4, 2018 and are now officially associate attorneys at G&S!
On February 10, 2018 Wayne Cousin lectured a room full of doctors on how to lessen the likelihood of getting sued by an emotional patient with a bad outcome. He also discussed the basic framework of medical malpractice procedure, the lifespan of a malpractice case and what is involved in working up malpractice cases.
On January 12, 2017, Dawn Adelson and Christina Kaouris gave a presentation to The New York Breast Imaging Society (NYBIS) held in the auditorium of the Mount Sinai Medical School. NYBIS is an organization which is comprised of radiologists, residents, technicians and nurses who have an interest in or practice related to breast imaging. The attendees received CME credit for the Lecture. Ms. Adelson and Ms. Kaouris were the first non-physician speakers NYBIS ever hosted.
The lecture and power point presentation was titled A Breast Imaging Lawsuit: The Mechanics and Current Trends and addressed the anatomy of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Ms. Adelson discussed risk management considerations and responded to physicians most frequently asked questions about litigation practice in medical malpractice cases. This was followed by a discussion lead by Ms. Kaouris focused on data related to breast cancer litigation and which discussed fact patterns related medical malpractice claims against breast imagers in order to encourage risk management awareness. See http://nybis.org/
Dawn gave a speech to pre-law students at Binghamton University detailing her experiences as a senior partner and trial attorney at Gordon & Silber, doing medical malpractice defense. Ms. Adelson, a Binghamton University Alumni, used the opportunity to inspire and mentor the next generation of law students coming out of her alma mater.
Jon D. Lichtenstein is moderating a panel discussion called The New Suspect Class: Cyborgs – Should Damage to an Advanced Prosthetic be Personal Injury or Property Damage? at the New York City Bar Association on September 28, 2015.