New York office:
875 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 800
New York, NY 10001
(212) 564-6633

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White & McSpedon, P.C.

New Jersey office:
4 Auer Court
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

 

 

 

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White & McSpedon, P.C.
Firm Overview

Our firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas:

 

                        Construction-Labor Law

                        Products Liability

                        Professional Malpractice

                        Asbestos and Lead Poisoning

                        Toxic Torts

                        Automobile and Premises Liability

                       Insurance Defense Litigation

                        Nursing Home Litigation

                        Recreational Torts

                        Ski Litigation

                        Environmental and General Liability

                        Negligence Cases

                        Trucking Liability and Transportation Law

                        Appellate Practice

 

ATTORNEY PROFILES

 
Christopher J. White (Partner) Admitted to bar, 1984, New York and New Jersey. Admitted to Federal Court for the Southern, Eastern, Northern & Western Districts of New York; District Court of New Jersey, 1984. Education: St. John's University (B.S., Acct., 1980); University of Dayton (J.D., 1983). Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Young Lawyers Committee 1985-1987, Committee on State Legislation 1988-1990; New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Chairperson Evidence and Procedure 1992-1995; The Defense Research Institute, Inc. (DRI); Defense Association of New York, Board of Governors 1995- 2000; Defense Association of New York, Golf Chairperson 1993 - 1998; American Trial Lawyers Association; Judge-Fordham University School of Law Legal Research & Writing Moot Court Competition; Board of Directors Hempstead Golf & Country Club; Chairman Greens Committee Hempstead Golf & Country Club; Member of Golf Committee Hempstead Golf & Country Club.

Joseph H. McSpedon (Partner) Admitted to bar, 1982, New York. Admitted to Federal Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and U.S. Supreme Court. Education: Manhattan College (B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1974); Fordham University Law School (J.D., 1981). Member: American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Section; American Trial Lawyers Association; The Defense Research Institute, Inc., (DRI)-Construction Law and Products Liability Committee; Defense Association of New York, Board of Governors 2006-14; Lions Club International-Board member Bedford Village Lions 2012-current; Lecturer, New York State Bar Association, Trial Seminar.

Michael A. Cannella (Partner) Admitted to bar, 1992, New York. Admitted to Federal Court for the Eastern District of New York. Education: St. John's University (B.S., Acct., 1985); Brooklyn Law School, (J.D., Cum Laude 1992). Member: Defense Association of New York.
 
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Michael J. Caulfield (Senior Trial Counsel) Admitted to bar, 1978, New York & 1998, New Jersey. Education: Adelphi University (B.A. Degree); St John痴 University School of Law (J.D., 1978). Admitted to United States District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of New York & District Court of New Jersey. Member and Past President of the Defense Association of New York. Member of the Defense Research Institute; Sustaining Member, author and lecturer for the New York State Bar Association.

Zena Goldszer (Associate) Admitted to bar, 1991, New York. Admitted to United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1991. Education: State University of New York At Albany (B.S. Business Administration with English Minor, 1987); Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1990). Member: Defense Association of New York.

Frances Norek Hatch (Senior Trial Counsel) Admitted to bar, 1977, New York & Illinois. Education: Loyola University of Chicago (B.A. Degree); Loyola University of Chicago (J.D., 1976). Admitted to United States District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of New York and Northern District of Illinois. Admitted United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit & Federal Trial Bar. Member: Defense Association of New York.

Sally Ann Monteleone (Senior trial Counsel) Admitted to bar, 1995, New York & New Jersey. Education: St. John痴 University (B.A., English, Magna Cum laude, 1991); City University of New York School of Law (J.D., 1994). Member: Defense Association of New York, New York State Bar Association.

Joseph W. Sands (Senior Trial Counsel) Admitted to bar, 1989, New York. Admitted to United States District Court for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York, 1990. Education: University of Chicago (B.A. History with Honors, 1984); University of Minnesota School of Law (J.D., 1988). Member: Defense Association of New York.

OF COUNSEL:
Sarah A. Jarosak Admitted to bar, 1984, New York and Massachusetts; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York; Education: College of the Holy Cross (B.A. History, l980); Union University, Albany Law School, (J.D. l983). Member: Albany Law Review; New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section; Nassau County Bar Association; Association of Ski Defense Attorneys; Defense Association of New York.
  
Vincent C. Tenety
Admitted to bar, 1982, New York; 1983, Connecticut; Education: Fordham University and Law School (B.S. 1976, J.D. 1981); Member: Suffolk County Bar Association. Village Justice, Village of Babylon, New York.
           
Frank N. Ambrosino
Admitted to bar, 1981, New York; 1988, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Education: Fordham University, (B.A. 1976), New York Law School (J.D. 1979). Member: Suffolk County Bar Association; Columbian Lawyers Association.

Sheila A. Moore (Associate) Admitted to bar, 1982, New York; Education: Fordham University (B.A. 1977); Fordhan Law School (J.D., 1981). Member: Defense Association of New York.

 

For further information please call Christopher J. White or Joseph H. McSpedon at

(212) 564-6633 or e-mail us at: White & McSpedon, P.C.

 

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