Evan H. Krinick
Evan H. Krinick, a partner with Rivkin Radler’s Appeals, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Coverage practice groups, has been the firm’s managing partner for eight years. During that time, he oversaw the growth of the firm from three offices and 140 attorneys to five offices and 200 attorneys. He founded firm’s insurance fraud practice, which now includes more than 30 attorneys representing numerous carriers in multiple states.
Evan was the youngest person elected to the partnership of Rivkin Radler and the youngest elected to its management committee. He has argued close to 20 cases in the New York Court of Appeals on a variety of civil matters, and two criminal cases assigned by the Court. He has authored numerous amicus curiae briefs accepted by the NY Court of Appeal on issues of importance.
He is the lead counsel for Bethpage Federal Credit Union, and since 1993, he has served as outside counsel to LIPA, where he had worked on the following:
· decommissioning of Shoreham plant;
· negotiation and litigation of the Shoreham property tax settlement;
· litigation defending the acquisition of LILCO;
· litigation arising from Superstorm Sandy;
· negotiation and litigation of property tax payments on generation facilities;
· litigation with Suffolk County and Suffolk towns on application of 2% property tax cap;
· litigation and negotiation arising from Tropical Storm Isaias.
Early in his career, Evan represented the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County in landmark voting rights cases.
Evan is a member of the Long Island Association’s Board of Directors and the Touro Law School Board of Governors, and he is the former Chairman of the NY Mentoring Partnership’s Leadership Council.
A prolific writer, he writes a regular column on insurance fraud for the New York Law Journal, he is the author of the annual insurance law summary for the New York Law Journal special section and contributes a column to Long Island Business News. He lectures frequently to the New York State Bar Association and in other venues on appellate practice, civil procedure, expert witnesses, insurance bad faith and insurance coverage.
Before joining the firm, Evan served for two years as the senior law clerk to the Hon. Fritz W. Alexander, II, Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.
Evan has been named to Best Lawyers in America® for the Appellate Practice and Insurance Law from 2018 to 2021. Since 2015, he has been named to Super Lawyers’ New York Metro edition for Appellate Law.
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