Chris Amato

Attorney

Chris Amato

As Richmond County Team Leader, Chris is in court daily. His role is to stay on top of every matter whether it involves arguing motions, attending conferences or going to trial. He draws on the strong relationships he has with court personnel and attorneys to keep cases moving smoothly.

An accomplished litigator, Chris has successfully resolved numerous high-exposure liability claims. He has over 27 years of insurance defense experience as both in-house and outside counsel. His practice focuses on bodily injury automobile accident cases as well as some general liability matters. He thrives on the challenge of trial work. Each case is different and he enjoys the preparation and having to think on his feet.

Active in his church and community, Chris is a home catechist at his local parish and supporter of his local chapter of Drug Free Long Island. His family includes a wife and 6 children.

He enjoys watching sports and is a New York Mets fan.


Education

St. John’s University School of Law School, JD 1987

St. John’s University, BA 1984

Bar admissions

New York

Court admissions

New York

Professional affiliations

Richmond County Bar Association

Firm committees/leadership roles

Richmond County Team Leader

Charitable/Community activities

St. Rose of Lima

Drug-Free Long Island