Location: Long Island

Brinet Rutherford

Brinet is an associate whose practice focuses on Medical Malpractice and Skilled Nursing and Aging Services. She represents doctors, physicians, hospitals, and other skilled nursing facilities in a variety of complex litigation matters. Before joining KBR, Brinet worked as an Equal Employment Opportunity Officer at a New York Metropolitan health care corporation, where she investigated… Read more »

Dominique Fequiere

Dominique Fequiere is an associate practicing in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care & Hospice.  She represents doctors, physicians, hospitals and other healthcare facilities in a variety of complex litigation matters.  Dominique has extensive experience in all stages of litigation including drafting motions, conducting discovery, performing legal research, lawsuit… Read more »

Richard T. O’Brien

Richard is an associate practicing in the Medical Malpractice and Skilled Nursing and Aging Services groups. He represents physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, nurses, chiropractors, dentists, and various other healthcare providers. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation from claim inception up to trial.  In addition, Richard has experience with handling general… Read more »

Matthew Schiffhauer

Matt is a partner in our Insurance Coverage and Coverage Litigation Group. He represents liability insurers in complex coverage litigation before federal and state courts nationwide. Matt also serves as coverage and monitoring counsel for primary and excess insurers in a wide range of matters, including in connection with claims and exposures under professional liability,… Read more »

Alyssa M. Schiffhauer

Alyssa is an attorney in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Group representing hospitals, physicians, nursing homes and other health care providers. While in law school she served as a judicial intern for The Honorable P. Kevin Castel, United States District Court, Southern District of New York.

Christine E. Fernandez Rockwell

Christine is a partner with a primary focus on the defense of Medical Malpractice cases involving physicians, hospitals and nursing homes. She also represents commercial building owners, contractors, and homeowners in Premises and General Liability matters involving serious injuries. Throughout her 24 years as an attorney, she has successfully tried dozens of high-exposure cases involving… Read more »

Cara A. O’Sullivan

Cara is a senior litigator practicing in the firm’s Manhattan and Garden City offices. Her practice focuses on Employment Practices Litigation, and the representation of Municipal and Co-op/Condo Boards in property, governance, and other disputes. Cara’s employment law work involves representing employers in a variety of civil rights and employment related litigation matters, including discrimination,… Read more »

Stephen W. O’Leary

Steve is of counsel who represents healthcare providers in virtually all medical specialty fields as well as hospitals in the New York Metropolitan Area. Over the past thirty years, he has tried more than one hundred cases to verdict, including numerous cases of multimillion-dollar exposure.  Steve has lectured at the New York State Bar Association,… Read more »

Daniel A. Schilling

Daniel is a partner focusing on the fields of Professional Liability, General Liability, Premises Liability, Commercial Liability, and Insurance Coverage. Daniel handles all aspects of litigation as defense counsel and also monitors professional and commercial claims for insurers. During law school, Daniel was Senior Notes & Comments Editor of the St. John’s Journal of International… Read more »

Stephen Schmitt

Stephen is an associate whose practice focuses on the areas of Medical Malpractice and Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care & Hospice. He represents hospitals, physicians, nurses and other healthcare entities in a variety of complex litigation matters. During his time at Columbia Law School, Stephen served as a summer intern at the Legal Action… Read more »