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Ms. Harris is a seasoned legal strategist, with over 30 years of legal experience. She has sucessfully litigated a variety of cases from inception through trial in New York courts, and negotiated hundreds of settlements. She is a former Partner of Heidell Pittioni Murphy & Bach, LLP (HPM&B) where she headed the firm's employment law group, and defended major medical centers in complex high-exposure medical malpractice and products liability litigation, in addition to handling risk management and regulatory matters.
Ms. Harris' practice is focused on the representation of plaintiffs in employment discrimination, serious personal injury, complex medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. She also represents clients in commercial disputes, estate matters, and Surrogate's Court proceedings. Ms. Harris has also represented certain members of the United States Congress before the United States Court of Appeals for The Second Circuit in the "Ground Zero" litigation stemming from the 9/11 attacks. Her years of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of matters gives her an indispensable understanding of how liability and damages are assessed by institutions and insurance carriers, how juries perceive cases, as well as the factors which lead to the successful resolution of cases, either by settlement or trial. She is tenacious in advocating for her clients and getting results.
Ms. Harris is admitted to practice in the State of New York, as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of the Federal Court in New York. She is also admitted to the United States Court 0f Appeals, Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a 1983 graduate of Mount Holyoke College, and received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1986.
Mr. Maragno is a skilled litigator and trial attorney. He is a graduate of Boston College (cum laude, Economics and Mathematics), and Albany Law School (cum laude), and is admitted to practice law in both New York and Florida.
Tony, formerly served as an Assistant District attorney in Suffolk County, New York, and has extensive experience defending and presecuting personal injury cases . Tony has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury, and has successfully represented both injured persons and medical care providers in complex multi-million dollar cases involving catastrophic injury to infants and adults, and death. He has an extensive knowledge of medical practice issues and standards, and leverages this knowledge and insight in his practice, which focuses exclusively on helping seriously injured individuals and their families obtain just compensation for serious injuries.
Mr. Maragno is also admitted to practice law in The United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Florida Bar association.