Construction Litigation Lawyers, Disability Insurance - Garden City, Long Island, N.Y.
Robert C. Angelillo
In 2009, Robert C. Angelillo was named a Member of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., having originally joined the firm as an Associate in 2003. Mr. Angelillo is an experienced commercial litigator with a diverse practice in the state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Angelillo has represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial matters, including prosecuting and defending against claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, commercial fraud, business torts, professional liability and malpractice, Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims, construction law and disability benefits claims, including administrative appeals under ERISA. He has also negotiated and drafted complex commercial contracts.
Notable experience includes:
- The successful defense of corporate shareholders against claims to “pierce the corporate veil” and for fraudulent transfer, resulting in dismissal of the entire case after a trial in Supreme Court, New York County.
- Obtained complete dismissal, by motion, of an investor’s five million dollar claim for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud against franchisee board member and CEO, which dismissal was affirmed on appeal.
- Represented the general contractor in a multimillion dollar Superfund site remediation litigation against the State of New Jersey, resulting in a favorable settlement for the client.
- Represented commercial client in negotiation of a complex interconnection agreement with local utility.
Obtained, in Federal Court, summary judgment on behalf of disability claimant, reversing insurance carrier’s wrongful termination of disability benefits and awarding claimant attorneys’ fees.
Mr. Angelillo served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Arlene R. Lindsay, United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, from 1999 to 2000.
In 2010, Mr. Angelillo received the Top 40 Under 40 Award from Long Island Business News for his leadership in business and outstanding contributions to the Long Island community.
Mr. Angelillo has written extensively on construction law and disability benefits litigation, having contributed numerous articles to McGraw-Hill’s New York Construction magazine, The Nassau Lawyer and Mann Report Building. He has also co-authored articles published in the New York Law Journal.
Mr. Angelillo has also lectured on construction law matters at the New York Chapter of the National Association of Minority Contractors, the Jamaica Business Resource Center, and the Nassau County Bar Association.
Mr. Angelillo is also active in numerous local charitable organizations. He has been the Meyer Suozzi Team Captain for the Every Woman Matters Walk, benefiting the Katz Hospital at North Shore-LIJ, for the last three years. He was named an Outstanding Advocate for the Arts in 2012 by the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport and also served on the 2012 We Care Golf Outing Committee.
Brooklyn Law School
J. D., 1998
State University of New York at Binghamton
Theodore Roosevelt, American Inn of Court
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association, Construction Law Committee
Long Island Contractors Association
New York State
New Jersey State
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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