Terre handles all aspects of personal injury, commercial and property damage litigation from initial case evaluation, to settlement, trial, arbitration, mediations and appeals.
She has broad experience defending matters on behalf of insurance carriers including areas of labor law, construction site accidents, construction defect, premises liability, products liability, dram shop, insurance coverage, negligent hiring and security, commercial property damage and automobile liability.
Terre is also a mediator in the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division, a Special Master at Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division 2nd Department and a mediator for the Supreme Court, Bronx County. She serves on the pro bono advocate panel of the United States District Court for the EDNY Mediation Advocacy Panel (in claims involving employment discrimination and Section 1983 matters).
Prior to joining the firm, Terre served as in house counsel for a major liability and casualty insurance company rising from associate attorney to attorney of record, senior trial attorney and managing partner of the firm.
Russo & Toner, LLP is pleased to announce that Terre Villani Esq., residing in the Firm's New York City office, has been certified and appointed to the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division Panel of Mediators/Neutrals.
Theresa Villani successfully argued the appeal in Salinas v. World Housewares, et al. before the Appellate Division First Department which unanimously affirmed the Supreme Court New York County decision granting summary judgment and dismissing the plaintiff's complaint in its entirety.
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.