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On April 15, 2015, the New York Law Journal published Panel Rejects Amendment as ‘Patently Devoid of Merit’, an article describing MLN’s recent win at the Appellate Division, Second Department, in Jones v. LeFrance Leasing Ltd. Partnership


On October 10, 2014, the New York Law Journal released a “Hall of Fame” for medical malpractice actions with the highest verdicts in New York State (in a 5-year window). MLN was entrusted to handle the post-trial motions and/or appeals in 7 out the 25 so-called hall of fame case.


Caryn Lilling, Matthew Naparty and Anthony DeStefano Speakers, “Preparing for the Labor Law,” October 2, 2014 for Clermont Specialty Manager


Matthew Naparty and Anthony DeStefano Speakers, “Preparing for the Labor Law,” April 17, 2014 for Travelers Insuranc


On March 26, 2014, Richard J. Montes received the Touro Law Center Public Interest and Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award.  Also in March, he was named by the Hispanic Coalition NY Inc. as one of the 2014 Rising Latino Stars Under 40.


After an extensive vetting and peer review process, Caryn L. Lilling was recently elected as a member of the prestigious Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC). Membership is by invitation only.  This 75-year-old legal organization is comprised of leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, particularly in the area of defending individuals and corporations in civil litigation. The FDCC is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship and professionalism of its members.


MLN recently obtained a Labor Law victory in the New York Court of Appeals in Soto v J. CrewInc.


We are pleased to announce that, as a firm, MLN has more attorneys named to the 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list for Appellate Practice than any other firm in the State.  The list is comprised of 45 attorneys, 6 of whom are our very own.


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes Speakers, “Strategies For Reducing Damages At Settlement and Trial,” August 2013 for Zurich North America


Caryn L. Lilling, Matthew W. Naparty, Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “Strategies for Improving Your Chances of Success at Trial and on Appeal,” May 2013 for ACE Insurance


Caryn L. Lilling, New York State Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section Summer Meeting, “Strategies for Improving The Chances for Success on Appeal,” July 29-August 1, 2012


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Practical Guide to CPLR Article 50-A and the Medical Indemnity Fund,” April 2012 for FOJP


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “Strategies for Improving Your Chances of Success on Appeal,” March 2012 for FOJP


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Practical Guide to CPLR Article 50-A and the Medical Indemnity Fund,” February 2012 for Winthrop University Hospital


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Practical Guide to CPLR Article 50-A, 50-B, and the Medical Indemnity Fund,” December 2011 for ACE Insurance


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Practical Guide to CPLR Article 50-A and the Medical Indemnity Fund,” December 2011 for North Shore-LIJ Health System


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Defendant’s Guide to the Newly Enacted Medical Indemnity Fund,” November 2011 for Chartis Insurance


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “Evaluating damages: Appreciating The Difference Between Sustainable Value And Settlement Value,” October 2011 for Physician’s Reciprocal Insurers


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Defendant’s Guide to the Newly Enacted Medical Indemnity Fund,” June 2011 for Catholic Health Services of Long Island


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “Strategies for Improving Your Chances of Success on Appeal,” May 2011 for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Complex Claims


Caryn L. Lilling and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Practical Guide to CPLR Article 50-A,” Fall 2010 for FOJP, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, MCIC Vermont, North Shore-LIJ Health System, and Physician Reciprocal Insurers


Caryn L. Lilling, Matthew W. Naparty and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, “A Practical Guide to CPLR Article 50-A,” Summer 2010 for FOJP, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, MCIC Vermont, North Shore-LIJ Health System, and Physician Reciprocal Insurers


Richard J. Montes, Moderator, Touro Law Center, “The Immigration Reform Debate: Getting Beyond the Rhetoric,” September 16, 2010


Anthony F. DeStefano and Richard J. Montes, Speakers, Suffolk County Bar Association, “Strategies for Improving Your Chances of Success on Appeal,” April 23, 2008


Matthew W. Naparty, Speaker, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association and Queens County Women’s Bar Association, “Increase Your Odds on Appeal: Techniques That Every Litigator Needs To Make The ‘Perfect’ Record In The Trial Court And Navigate The Appellate Process,” April 2008


Caryn L. Lilling, Program Chair and Moderator, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association and Queens County Women’s Bar Association, “Increase Your Odds on Appeal: Techniques That Every Litigator Needs To Make The ‘Perfect’ Record In The Trial Court And Navigate The Appellate Process,” April 2008


Matthew W. Naparty, Speaker, “An Appellate Counsel’s View of Tort Damages: MoneyLost,” for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Spring 2005


Caryn L. Lilling, Program Chair and Moderator, New York County Lawyers Association, “Nuts and Bolts of New York Appellate Practice: Winning Strategies for the New York Appellate Litigator,” April 2004


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