Highlights

Yankwitt LLP Wins Motion to Dismiss Complaint Against Hospitality Client for Claims Arising Prior to its Acquisition of Restaurant Chain

Yankwitt LLP successfully represents whistleblower in $4.3 million settlement of New York False Claims Act Lawsuit arising out of State Bottle Bill violations

Yankwitt LLP successfully represented a whistleblower, a former employee of Oak Beverages Inc., in a New York False Claims Act lawsuit involving the New York State Bottle Bill. The complaint filed alleged that Oak Beverages defrauded the State by claiming that it paid millions of dollars to redeem bottles and cans, when in fact it had not. On May 24, 2018, the New York State Attorney General and the Rockland County District Attorney announced a $4.3 million settlement with Oak Beverages for falsely inflating the number of empty bottle returns it received, resulting in a failure to turn over approximately $1.9 million in unpaid deposits to New York State - a violation of New York's Bottle Bill. 

Yankwitt LLP successfully represents whistleblower in $14.7 million settlement of False Claims Act lawsuit against Health Quest and Putnam Health Center

Yankwitt LLP successfully represented a whistleblower, a former employee of Health Quest, in connection with claims submitted to Medicare for home health services that lacked sufficient medical records, and for claims submitted for inpatient and outpatient services referred to Putnam Health Center by two orthopedic physicians in alleged violation of the Physician Self-Referral Law. On July 9, 2018, the Department of Justice announced a $14.7 million settlement to resolve allegations against Health Quest and Putnam Health Center, which included $8.6 million attributable to the settlement of the action brought by Yankwitt LLP.

Yankwitt LLP Assists the Federal and State Government Collect Millions of Dollars on Behalf of its Whistleblower Clients

Yankwitt LLP Wins Summary Judgment Motion and Dismissal of Complaint Against its Casino Client

Yankwitt LLP featured in 914Inc. magazine’s Faces of Westchester Business 2018

Yankwitt LLP Secures $2.4 Million Jury Verdict on Behalf of BT Holdings

Yankwitt LLP successfully represents whistleblower in $4.4 million settlement of False Claims Act lawsuit against Visiting Nurse Services in connection with Medicaid managed care.

Yankwitt LLP and Village of Chester prepare for Trial

Yankwitt LLP Obtains Summary Judgment for Railroad Client on All Principal Claims

Yankwitt LLP Secures Complete Dismissal of Complaint Against Out-of-State Casino Client

Yankwitt LLP and Village Prepare for June Trial

Yankwitt LLP Wins Summary Judgment Motion for Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Complaint Dismissed in its Entirety

Yankwitt LLP Readies for Lawsuit Against Village of Chester

Yankwitt LLP Wins Motion to Dismiss, Secures Complete Victory for Vermont Railway, Inc.

Yankwitt LLP Files Lawsuit Against Arab Bank

Firm Wins Dismissal on Behalf of Florida Restaurant on Jurisdictional Grounds

Yankwitt LLP Helps Obtain Multi-Million Settlement for its Client, the U.S. Government, and New York State in Healthcare Fraud Complaint

Yankwitt LLP Obtains Complete Defense Verdict at Trial For Westchester Manufacturer in SDNY

Yankwitt LLP Wins Arbitration Award on Behalf of Credit Card Processing Company

Yankwitt LLP Receives Complete Defense Verdict for Restaurant Client

Yankwitt LLP Obtains Summary Judgment for Hotel

Yankwitt LLP Wins Summary Judgment for Restaurant Client

Yankwitt LLP Successfully Transfers Venue to Protect Out-of-State Clients

Yankwitt LLP Convinces Plaintiffs to Withdraw Frivolous Cases Against Casino Client

Yankwitt LLP Reaches Very Favorable Settlement for Restaurant Client

Yankwitt LLP Wins Summary Judgment for the Golden Nugget Atlantic City

Russell Yankwitt's CLE Webinar Highlighted by Federal Bar Council; Craig Cepler Authors Two Articles for FBC Quarterly

Russell, as Chair of the Westchester Committee of the Federal Bar Council, hosts event in honor of Judge Cathy Seibel.

Yankwitt sues Double Tree Hotel and Hilton for Alleged Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act

Russell Yankwitt Presents at FBC Inaugural Webcast: Creating and Building a Successful Law Practice

Russell Yankwitt Defends Actor Stephen Baldwin in Action Brought by New York District Attorneys' Office

Russell Yankwitt Speaks at NYS Bar Association CLE: Building a Successful Law Practice.

Russell Yankwitt Writes Article on Federal Judge Edgardo Ramos

Yankwitt LLP Successfully Represents DWI Crash Victim Against Mount Kisco Bar

Russell Yankwitt Writes Article on Federal Judge Vincent Briccetti

Russell Yankwitt Featured in The Suit Magazine: Finding a Balance

Westchester Committee of the Federal Bar Council (Russell Yankwitt, Chairperson and Judge Vincent Briccetti) host event honoring Judge Colleen McMahon.