Picciano & Scahill, PC is a leading New York Litigation Law Firm dedicated to serving commercial insurers and self-insured corporations.
For over 25 years, we have focused solely on insurance defense litigation, handling thousands of first-party and third-party lawsuits.
We have saved our clients millions of dollars in potential liability.
Our Golden Rule is client responsiveness comes first. We are proud of our long-standing relationships with our clients.
Pro Bono Commitment
We are Pro Bono Counsel to the United States Marine Garrison in Garden City and the United States Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn representing active duty personnel in civil and criminal matters.
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John is a founding partner of the firm. He specializes in auto and premises liability insurance defense litigation, in all New York State and Federal Courts. He handles insurance coverage/fraud investigation matters and a select case load in dental and medical malpractice.
Francis J. Scahill
Frank is the firm’s Managing Partner responsible for developing a strategy for each case that comes into the firm. He is responsible for preparation and trial of negligence actions including automobile, premises liability, labor law and product liability.
Judge John A. Milano
John serves as Counsel to our firm. He prepares cases for trial and makes court appearances on behalf of the firm.
Albert James Galatan
Albert Galatan provides legal services in the areas of automobile litigation, including UM/SUM litigation and arbitration, coverage analysis and legal opinions, corporate and business transactions and appellate services.
Andrea E. Ferrucci
Andrea has been managing the firm’s Summary Judgment Department since 2006. In 2009 she became the manger of the Appellate department as well.
Andrew joined the firm after graduating from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was on the Dean’s list. He is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
Anmarie C. Montano
Annmarie is a 2001 graduate of Touro Law Center, cum laude. She earned an undergraduate degree in English from Molloy College in 1996.
Anthony E. Graziani
Anthony is a 1978 graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a 1983 graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School.
Charles S. Mailoux
Charles Mailloux is a graduate of the Class of 2005 from Ave Maria School of Law. He grew up on Long Island graduating from St. Anthony’s High School in 1997; and received his Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Political Science in 2001.
David J. Tetlak
Dave Tetlak is Managing Attorney for the No Fault UM/SUM Coverage areas. Prior to joining the firm he managed his own firm. Dave began his legal career as a Trial Attorney where he developed a track record for effectively, and efficiently, litigating cases to conclusion.
Deborah is an associate with this firm. She graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science and graduated from Syracuse University School of Law in 1989. She was admitted in 1990. Deborah is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Diana is “Of Counsel” to Picciano & Scahill. She has over 30 years’ experience as a trial attorney. Diana was initially in-house counsel to a number of insurance carriers. She then joined a civil litigation firm, with a practice in New York and New Jersey, from which she retired in 2010.
Eric graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, located in Lansing, Mich., in 2009. He was admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey in 2009 and New York in 2010.
Gilbert J. Hardy is a 1994 graduate of Tulane University and a 1999 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, where he successfully reached Moot Court Senior Bar. Since graduation, Gil has worked exclusively for litigation-oriented law firms, beginning with a small Brooklyn firm.
Howard graduated from Bronx High School of Science in 1969 with a Special High School Degree and graduated from Binghamton University in 1973. Then, he graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1979.
Isaac M. Dana
Isaac is a 1993 graduate of the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC and a 1990 graduate of the City University of New York with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Jennifer has several years of experience defending insurance companies against bodily injury claims. She handles all Pre-Trial aspects of insurance defense litigation, including the taking and defending of depositions, reviewing and analyzing medical records and reports, appearing in numerous New York State Courts…