VBPNP is very proud to announce that Dylan Braverman, Adam Covitt and Megan Lawless have been elected to become Equity Partners with the firm. Our new Equity Partners have consistently demonstrated excellence in their areas of practice and dedication to the firm.
Dylan and Megan serve as Co-Chairs of the firm’s COVID-19 Litigation Team, which has been recognized nationally for its leadership in this ever changing area of law. The COVID Team serves as lead counsel defending municipalities, health systems, nursing homes and other professionals against COVID-19 claims throughout New York and the nation.
Dylan is also the Co-Chair of the firm’s Nursing Home practice group. He has been awarded Super Lawyer designation since 20018, representing the top 5% of the attorneys in New York City. Dylan is a Board Member and former-President of the Associate of Healthcare Risk Managers of New York (“AHRMNY”) and lectures extensively at national conferences. He is regularly assigned lead trial attorney in a variety of practice areas including professional liability, nursing home, D&O, labor/construction law, products liability, and cyber litigation.
Adam is an accomplished trial attorney, specializing in the defense of hospitals, nursing homes and physicians in both state and federal court. He also represents clients in general liability matters, criminal investigations and matters before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct. Adam is a former senior trial attorney at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, where he served in the Office’s prestigious Homicide Bureau and was appointed Deputy Bureau Chief of the Criminal Court Bureau. He has taken on various leadership roles in the community, serving as the Village Prosecutor for the Village of Kensington in Great Neck and on the Board of Trustees of Temple Israel of Great Neck.
In addition to serving as Co-Chair of the Firm’s COVID-19 team, Megan serves as Chairperson of the Appellate Practice Group and leads the appellate efforts in all COVID-19 related matters, including the briefing of first impression issues before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Megan is a skilled brief writer who has won significant motions at the trial level and has successfully argued appeals in New York’s appellate courts. Megan has a diverse legal background, having practiced commercial and products liability litigation at prominent law firms in New York and Philadelphia. She also served as in-house counsel at a Fortune 100 telecommunications company in Washington, D.C.
Dylan, Adam and Megan join John Barker, Gary Patterson, Jeff Nichols, Mamie Stathatos-Fulgieri, Kyriaki Chrisomallides, Scott Singer and Gregg Weinstock as Equity Partners with the firm.