Marie A. Castronuovo

Marie A. Castronuovo

Offices: New York
Partner

Marie is an experienced lawyer who handles a wide range of personal injury cases with experience in all phases of litigation including appellate practice. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.


While living in Washington State, Marie held a limited license to practice law in a legal clinic serving indigent and elderly clients in cases involving landlord/tenant, employment, personal injury and other issues and disputes. She also conducted research on dispute resolution centers in Washington State and helped to lay the foundation for a mediation and arbitration center in Spokane.

Marie is also a freelance writer and has served on the board and as President of a New Jersey-based writers' collective for women. She has been published in several New Jersey newspapers, ParentGuide Magazine and in several online publications.

Education
1986 J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law
1982 B.S. from St. John's University, 1982
Experience
Practicing attorney for over 25 years
Graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy

REPORTED DECISIONS
Davis v. Rochdale Village Inc., 63 AD3d 870, 882 NYS2d 194 (2d Dept. 2009)
Gordon v. Muchnick, 180 AD2d 715, 579 NYS2d 745 (2d Dept. 1992)
Baca v HRH Construction, 200 AD2d 538, 607 NYS2d 21 (1st Dept. 1994)
Admissions
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
New York State Bar
Memberships
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Defense Association of New York
New York State Bar Association

News Insights

February 23, 2021

New York's New Amended Uniform Court Rules: How to Make Them Your Friend

This program will address the implementation of significant amendments to the Uniform Court Rules for the Trial Courts of the State of New York. The program will focus on the most important rule changes that will materially affect the day to day practice in the Civil Trial Courts. The course will not only focus on the changes but how to best adjust your practice habits to be in compliance.

February 5, 2021

Lee-David Weiner Wins Summary Judgment On Behalf Of A Project Manager In A Trip And Fall On The Side

Mr. Weiner wins summary judgment In Stakey v. Town of Riverhead et al. Suffolk County Index No: 15-00089. The Court in an 8-page decision held that our client did not perform any work on the subject sidewalk and was not responsible for the safety or means and methods of each individual contractor pursuant to the contract between our client and the subcontractor performing the work.

January 29, 2021

Employing Generally Accepted Principles of Neuroscience and Memory in the Legal Field to Address False Eyewitness Testimony Through Trial

On May 12, 2015, a suspect who attacked an NYPD officer with a hammer was shot by police in the middle of the day, on a crowded Midtown Manhattan street. There were multiple eyewitnesses to the incident. Almost all of the witness reports were incorrect. Several people inaccurately reported that the police officers shot an unarmed man while he was on the ground and handcuffed. The incident was recorded on surveillance video, documenting the suspect attacking one of the officers with a hammer and that officer''s partner then shooting the man while he was in the midst of the attack.