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Christopher Massaroni

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Mr. Massaroni is a trial attorney with experience in many substantive areas, including complex commercial cases, personal injury and product liability cases, and employment matters. He has successfully litigated cases in federal and state courts throughout New York State, and in numerous other states.

He has extensive experience in the litigation of corporate disputes, including those involving claims of shareholders, ownership disputes, allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, and intellectual property issues. He also represents management in a variety of labor and employment matters, including discrimination and wrongful termination claims, grievances, and claims of unlawful strike activities.

In the personal injury field, Mr. Massaroni has been selected by many national corporations to handle their self-insured personal injury defense claims in Upstate New York, including mass tort and complex product liability cases. He also represents accident victims in wrongful death and major injury cases, and has recovered many millions of dollars on behalf of these clients.

Education

J.D., Cornell Law School, 1982

B.A., summa cum laude, Union College, 1979

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

State of New York, 1983

Professional Associations and Community Involvement

State Bar of New York

American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Lecturer/Panelist

  • Lecture on trial techniques and employment law matters at continuing legal education seminars

Publications

  • Contributing author to Personal Injury Defense Techniques (Matthew Bender, 1987)

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, Hon. John A. MacKenzie, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1982-1983

Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV
  • Named a Super Lawyer in the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Upstate New York editions of Super Lawyers magazine for Business Litigation, Personal Injury Plaintiff: General, Personal Injury Defense: General