Comprehensive background in complex civil litigation. Successful defense of a high number of toxic torts, general liability, professional liability and commercial cases. Successful defense and management of hundreds of cases in the Upstate NY Asbestos litigation. Successful defense of directors and officers of housing cooperatives in New YorK State Courts, and before the NYC Commision on Human Rights.
Prior to the start of legal career, served as Assistant Director of Commercial Revitalization at a local economic development corporation. Devised and implemented public-private economic development initiatives to foster sustainable growth and revitalization in several NY City neighborhoods.