New York City Chapter

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Emilio F. Grillo Joins the ABOTA NYC Chapter

Emilio F. Grillo

Emilio F. Grillo is a nationally recognized trial attorney with more than two decades of litigation experience in personal injury claims, professional liability claims, commercial disputes, criminal law, labor law, and transportation law. He is Goldberg Segalla’s senior litigation partner for Metro New York and co-chair of its Civil Litigation and Trial practice group. His clients have included local and national construction and real estate holding companies, product manufacturers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment companies, as well as national and international retailers. Emilio also has extensive experience in trucking and transportation law having represented motor carrier companies in a variety of litigation.

Meet the Newest Members of the ABOTA NYC Chapter

ABOTA NYC would like to welcome our newest members who were voted into the American Board of Trial Advocates at the National Board Meeting in Whistler, B.C., Canada, on Saturday, August 19, 2023

Michael J. Kuharski, Esq.

Mike Kuharski is known for some of the highest jury verdicts in New York.  Our new inductee has dedicated his entire legal career to taking the cases of his most seriously injured clients to trial. This dedication to excellence has paid off time, and again, in the form of multi-million-dollar jury verdicts for his clients. His courtroom successes have earned him national peer recognition and we are honored to add him to our NYC ABOTA family.

Michael J. Morris Esq.

Mike Morris is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in suits involving medical malpractice, professional liability, general liability, labor law and motor vehicle accidents. The National Law Journal featured Michael in its “Winning” issue as one of 10 litigators from across the country who exemplifies the qualities of a great trial attorney and naturally, we are thrilled to welcome him to NYC ABOTA membership..

Patrick J. Mullaney, Esq.

Pat Mullaney has been practicing for over 20 years and has been a tireless courtroom advocate for his clients such as construction workers, civil service workers (Court Officers, Court Clerks, Police Officers, Firemen, Sanitation Workers, Teachers).  His reputation as a trial attorney is so well known that he tries cases on behalf of other law firms, who retain him as trial counsel in serious injury cases when they are unable to settle a case for fair and reasonable compensation. It is our great pleasure to welcome him into our NYC ABOTA group.

NYC-ABOTA Member Gregory Katz elected to Firmwide Managing Partner at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

New York City ABOTA distinguished member Gregory Katz Esq. has been elevated to Firmwide Managing Partner of the nationwide law firm of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP. New York City ABOTA congratulates Gregory on this signal achievement and wishes him all the best in the future.