1900 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY 11554
6:00 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2013
On Campus | Alumni
2nd AnnualFRANK VALVERDEto be inducted as a member of the"2013 Class of Long Island's Top 25 Advocates for Latino Empowerment"He will be honored by the The Hispanic Network LLC in partnership with Legendary Events and its benefactor along with other deserving individuals on Tuesday, May 7th from 6-8pm Westbury Manor1100 Jericho Turnpike in WestburyTo register or for more information, call Tracey Gittere at (516) 222-0550 or TGittere@LegendaryEvents.netPresented by
Sponsored by Below is a brief summary of Frank's outstanding accomplishments:Frank A. Valverde is a Partner in the firm's Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice Group, and is resident in the Uniondale, New York office. While with the firm, Mr. Valverde has been involved in all aspects of insurance coverage, insurance defense and construction defect litigation. Additionally, he analyzes and handles claims for coverage by insureds on behalf of the firm's insurance clients. Mr. Valverde has obtained numerous significant legal victories in both state and federal courts throughout the nation and has been successful in obtaining the early resolution of numerous complex insurance coverage cases. Mr. Valverde authored "The 'Loss of Market' Exclusion: The Insurer's Perspective" which appeared on a national bar website (ABA, Jan. 2009). In 2011, he was awarded Long Island Business News' Leadership In Law Award for his leadership in the legal profession and in the community.Prior to joining Rivkin Radler LLP, Mr. Valverde was associated with a mid-sized Long Island law firm where he litigated in a variety of fields, including general liability, municipal liability, civil rights, employment discrimination and insurance coverage.While at New York Law School, Frank Valverde distinguished himself as a student by winning the Froessel Moot Court competition in 2000. He was also a finalist in the ABA's Regionals Moot Court Competition and ranked eighth best oralist at the ABA's Nationals Moot Court Competition. Mr. Valverde also served as an editor to New York Law School's Journal for International and Comparative Law, where his Note, "The International Internet Rating System," 20 N.Y.L. Sch. J. Int'l. & Comp. L. 599, was published. Upon graduation, Mr. Valverde was awarded New York Law School's Justice William Kapelman Memorial Award for excellence in oral argument and the Ernst C. Stiefel Award for excellence in legal writing.Mr. Valverde is the General Counsel of The Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and also serves on its Board. He is the former Nassau County Chapter President of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association and continues to serve on its Board. Mr. Valverde is a mentor to ESL students in a program sponsored by Rivkin Radler, the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island and the Summit Lane Elementary School in Levittown, New York.Frank is a U.S. Army veteran and an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate.The "2013 TOP 25 ADVOCATES FOR LATINO EMPOWERMENT" AWARDS RECEPTION takes place on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 6pm to 8pm, at the Westbury Manor. To register or for more information, call Tracey Gittere at (516) 222-0550 or TGittere@LegendaryEvents.net; or Maria Morales-Prieto at (516)319-9576.A portion of the proceeds support the Hemsptead Hispanic Civic Association's important programs and services!
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