Matthew Trokenheim is an experienced commercial litigator whose focus is on helping clients reach successful resolution of their complex business disputes. Matt has extensive experience in all phases of litigation and appeals across a wide set of industries and practice areas. In addition to contractual and business disputes, Matt has litigated in the areas of antitrust, civil rights, constitutional law, copyright/trademark, environmental law, finance, health care, civil RICO claims, and telecommunications, among others. He has also conducted international internal investigations for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and represents clients in regulatory inquiries by state and federal agencies.
Matthew S. Trokenheim, Esq.
1037 Raymond Blvd., Suite 1010 | Newark, NJ 07102
DIRECT 973.681.7024 | FAX 973.681.7014
Andrew Bolson is an attorney with Rubenstein, Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli, Conte & Bern, P.A, a law firm located in Montvale, New Jersey. Andrew’s practice includes business law, commercial litigation, estate planning, residential real estate and Privacy and Internet law. As a privacy attorney, Andrew assists individuals with reputation management and cyber abuse issues and counsels businesses on data security matters. In 2015, Andrew formed the Privacy Initiative of New Jersey, a non-profit to advocate for legislation to address online privacy abuses.
Michael J. Riela is a partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, a full-service business law firm with about 50 attorneys in New York City. Mike focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring, cybersecurity and mergers & acquisitions law. Clients reach out to Mike for advice when they have contracts or other business relationships with companies and individuals who are in bankruptcy or are otherwise in financial distress. Mike advises these clients about their legal rights and obligations in dealing with these counterparties, and litigates on behalf of this clients as necessary. If a bankruptcy case has been filed, Mike pursues his clients’ claims, and defends against any lawsuits that the debtor or bankruptcy trustee might file against his clients (such as “claw-back” actions).
Mike also represents companies that are experiencing financial difficulties themselves, as well as the owners of those companies. Bankruptcy is sometimes be the best solution for these businesses, but that is not always the case. Mike is adept at advising financially distressed companies and their owners about their options.
Mike also works with clients on cybersecurity and data privacy issues, including the assessment, investigation and litigation of matters arising from information security and data breach incidents. When clients suffer a data breach, Mike assists with their response and advises on their legal duties, including clients’ duties under various security breach notification laws.
Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP
900 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
Tel: (212) 508-6773
Fax: (646) 390-7034
Richard B. Friedman is the Managing Attorney of Richard Friedman PLLC. Mr. Friedman is a former AMLAW 100 employment and business litigation partner. He and his four Of Counsel lawyers represent management and individuals aligned with management in employment litigations such as those involving:
- Covenants not to compete
- Breaches of fiduciary duties
- Theft of trade secrets
- Discrimination and harassment claims
- Wrongful termination claims
- Retaliation claims
- Underpayment of wages
- Failure to pay overtime
The firm also regularly counsels companies as well as executives in transition on a wide range of employment-related matters such as the negotiation and preparation of employment agreements, consulting agreements, and severance agreements.
Also widely recognized for his business litigation and trial successes, Mr. Friedman is one of fifteen litigators who serve as judicial appointees to the Advisory Committee to the New York County Commercial Division along with the nine judges of that court. Mr. Friedman works with clients in various industries to tailor business litigation strategies that fit their specific objectives. He recognizes that, because none of their clients are in the “business of litigation,” a winning strategy often does not mean “winning” at all costs. However, Mr. Friedman and his colleagues have taken cases to trial with excellent results when clients were not able to obtain satisfactory settlements or prevail on motion practice.
Mr. Friedman has appeared as a legal commentator on CNN, Fox News, and Fox Business.