Attorney Raymond Raiche Promoted to Partner

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP attorney Raymond Raiche, who helped found the firm’s Family Law and Bankruptcy departments and runs the firms Poughkeepsie location, has recently been named partner at the Hudson Valley law firm.

“Ray has been a key player in helping to diversify our firm,” said BSR&B Managing Partner Michael Blustein. “It was a unanimous decision to promote Ray to partner, and we’re pleased to welcome him to our leadership team.”

As a partner, Raiche will continue to handle a diverse case load that includes personal injury, medical and dental malpractice, bankruptcy, matrimonial, child custody and supportcommercial litigation, and trust and estate litigation.

In the notable Bankruptcy Court case of In re Central Park Estates, LLC 485 B.R. 72, 2013, Raiche was responsible for establishing a legal precedent on the protection of creditor’s rights. Two of his more recent case successes include:

• $250,000 settlement stemming from a dispute over a life insurance policy’s designee, and
• $80,000 settlement related to a dental malpractice case where a piece of a broken tooth was lodged in the lung of the plaintiff.

“I am privileged to work with such a strong team of legal professionals,” said Raiche. “I am honored to take on a leadership position within the firm and continue to contribute to the firm’s growth and success.”

Raiche is a member of the New York, Hudson Valley Bankruptcy, and Dutchess County bar associations, and has been admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bars, and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey, as well as the Second and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. A Poughkeepsie, N.Y. resident, Raiche is a graduate of Marist College and the Seton Hall University School of Law.

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