Stephen J. Penino is a graduate of both Fordham University and the Fordham University School of Law.
He commenced the practice of law in 1985 as an Assistant District Attorney at the Queens County District Attorneyâs Office in New York City. Mr. Penino served as a Prosecutor for nearly four years in both the Rackets & Economic Crime and Homicide Bureaus, where his litigation skills were developed and honed.
Subsequent to serving as a prosecutor Mr. Penino began his work in the Insurance Defense area. Initially he worked as an associate at a major Manhattan firm specializing in Medical Malpractice Defense litigation. In 1991 he relocated to the White Plains area of Westchester County where he has practiced to this day.
His work in Westchester centers around Insurance Defense and Commercial Insurance Defense matters and Real Estate Broker Errors & Omissions suits. He has conducted numerous Risk Management Seminars for local real estate brokers. These have been met with great enthusiasm by the local brokers. He also has conducted numerous seminars in the area of Labor Law and lead paint tort claims.
Mr. Penino is also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the State Bar Association.