Profile Image Placeholder

Robert Firriolo

Trusted Advice - Effective Advocacy - Time Tested Results For Our Clients
  • Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York
Review This Lawyer
Badges
Claimed Lawyer Profile
Biography

Robert P. Firriolo holds a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Dean's Merit Scholar and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.

Rob also hold a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from the Cooper Union School of Engineering in New York City. Before practicing law, he performed project management and construction oversight for the New York City Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation.

Rob has been recognized by his peers as "AV Preeminent™" Peer Review Rated, issued by Martindale-Hubbell. AV Preeminent® is the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of Rob's fellow attorneys rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Rob has over 30 years of distinguished legal experience, appearing before trial and appellate courts from coast to coast, and representing clients internationally, nationally, and locally. After many years of practice with mid-size and large law firms (including as an Equity Partner with an AmLaw 100 firm), Rob opened Firriolo Law Office PLLC to refine his practice to providing individualized services to his clients from his own platform based in Carmel, New York.

Rob serves as Parish Counsel to St. James the Apostle / Our Lady of the Lake-Mt. Carmel parish in the towns of Carmel and Kent, New York, where he and his family are parishioners. Since May 2017, he has been appointed as Legislative Counsel to the Putnam County (NY) Legislature, where he has served as Chairman of the Legislature's Reapportionment (Redistricting) Commission and as a member of the decennial Charter Review Commission.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Environmental Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Property Insurance
Municipal Law
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Utilities
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation / Trials
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Second Amendment, Firearms Regulatory Law
  • Land Use, Zoning & Planning
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Hampshire
New Hampshire Bar Association
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
U.S. Supreme Court
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
United States District Court - Districts of New Jersey & New Hampshire
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
United States District Court - Southern, Eastern, Northern Districts of NY
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
Professional Experience
Member / Owner
Firriolo Law Office, PLLC
- Current
The experience and abilities of a large firm with the attention to detail and level of service you expect from your own personal lawyer. General business law services for small and medium sized organizations, both for-profit and non-profit. Civil litigation with concentrations in complex commercial, insurance, municipal, and environmental matters. Trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations, and structured settlements, involving environmental, health hazard, product liability, financial, construction, and professional liability disputes and claims. Second Amendment and firearms law. Environmental, risk management, not-for-profit corporation, regulatory compliance, and energy development matters. Municipal and land use, construction disputes and zoning/planning issues.
Legislative Counsel
The County of Putnam, New York
- Current
Professional legal services involving the recommendation, development, implementation and communication of legislative policy. Oversees the preparation of local laws, ordinances, acts and resolutions. Researches problems related to the function, powers and duties of the County Legislature and its employees. Prepares written reports on the breadth and depth of the function, powers and duties of the County Legislature and its employees. Renders advice to the Chair and members of the Legislature on Rules of Order and other procedural questions as they arise or as requested during Legislative meetings. Oversees the implementation of policy for the County Legislature. Acts as advisor to the Legislature and to its various Committees regarding matters of policy. Recommends and coordinates appropriate ways to communicate initiatives and policy of the County Legislature through media and other mechanisms.
Partner
Altieri & Firriolo, P.L.L.C. (f/k/a Boutin & Altieri, P.L.L.C.)
-
Practiced in the area of litigation, with concentrations in commercial, insurance, appeals, municipal, firearms, and environmental matters. Trials, appeals, mediation, arbitration and settlements involving environmental, health hazard, product liability, financial, construction, and professional liability claims by a broad range of individuals and business entities. Litigated complex commercial disputes involving insurers, contractors, utilities, stockholders, manufacturers, professionals, small businesses and real estate owners. Extensive experience managing litigation, drafting commercial contracts, negotiating complex, structured settlement agreements, and handling insurance claims. Advised clients on environmental, risk management, not-for-profit corporation, regulatory compliance, and energy development matters. Municipal, land use, planning and construction law. Civil, constitutional, administrative, compliance, and legislative matters regarding firearms laws and regulations.
Partner
Duane Morris LLP
-
Practiced in the area of complex civil litigation with a concentration in commercial, environmental, insurance and appellate matters. Mr. Firriolo handled numerous matters through trials and appeals involving environmental, health hazard and product liability claims against utility, oil, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retailing and mining companies, as well as professional liability and directors & officers liability matters. He also handled a variety of complex commercial disputes involving insurers, policyholders, contractors, consultants, manufacturers, small businesses and real estate owners. He handled a broad range of complex civil litigation matters for clients across the United States and abroad. Mr. Firriolo also focused on constitutional, civil and administrative matters regarding firearms laws and regulations, representing individuals, clubs, organizations, and businesses such as shooting ranges.
Non-Equity Partner
Mendes & Mount, LLP
-
Litigation, appellate, and trial counsel on complex civil litigation matters, with emphasis on complex environmental insurance coverage disputes.
Education
Brooklyn Law School
J.D.
Honors: Dean's Merit Scholar Moot Court Honor Society
Brooklyn Law School Logo
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art
B.S. (1987) | Engineering
Placeholder image for education.
Awards
AV Preeminent™
Martindale-Hubbell
Robert Firriolo has been recognized by his peers as "AV Preeminent™" Peer Review Rated, issued by Martindale-Hubbell. AV Preeminent® is the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of Rob's fellow attorneys rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Putnam County Bar Association
Member
Current
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Firriolo Law Office PLLC
Contact & Map
Firriolo Law Office, PLLC
PO Box 630
Carmel, NY 10512
Toggle tool

There are no recently viewed profiles.

There are no saved profiles.

There are no profiles to compare.