Goldwasser, Craig M.

Craig M. Goldwasser Partner C Craig M. Goldwasser Partner E-mail: cgoldwasser@pmtlawfirm.com Offices: Elmsford, NY Craig M. Goldwasser is a Partner at Pillinger, Miller, Tarallo, LLP. Mr. Goldwasser has approximately ten years of experience handling a wide variety of complex and high exposure general liability, dram shop liability, pharmaceutical malpractice, medical malpractice and automobile liability matters from inception through trial in the New York tri-state area. He specializes in the defense of local bars, restaurants and property owners, as well as pharmacies, hospitals, physicians, and medical entities. Prior to joining PMT, Mr. Goldwasser was Senior Litigation Counsel for a large medical malpractice/general liability defense firm where he handled the defense of complex civil litigation matters with multi-million dollar exposure. Prior to that time, he was a trial attorney at a plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice firm where he successfully tried several cases throughout the New York tri-state area. Mr. Goldwasser earned a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University in 2008 and a J.D., cum laude, from New York Law School in 2011. Mr. Goldwasser was selected as an Academic Success Program Teaching Fellow while in law school. Mr. Goldwasser is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Since 2015, Mr. Goldwasser has annually been named by Super Lawyers as a New York “Rising Star” in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice, an honor awarded to the top 2.5% of lawyers under the age of 40 in New York. He has also been annually named as a Top Young Attorney by Westchester...

Cruz, Sharon R.

Sharon R. Cruz Associate C Sharon R. Cruz Associate E-mail: scruz@pmtlawfirm.comOffices: New York, NY Sharon focuses her practice on defending property owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, and subcontractors in personal injury actions arising out of labor law, construction defect, and property damage claims. She also has experience in insurance coverage, specifically coverage issues arising under Commercial General Liability policies. Sharon previously served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Francis B. Schultz, Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Part. While clerking for Judge Schultz, she served as a court-appointed mediator on small claims cases. Sharon received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she served as Notes Editor for the International & Comparative, Policy & Ethics Law Review and Senior Editor for the Law & Literature Journal. While in law school, Sharon worked as a legal clinic student at the Innocence Project. Sharon was also a recipient of the Cardozo Service & Achievement Award. Sharon graduated from Binghamton University in 2015 with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Law, and English Literature. Professional Affiliations Hudson County Bar Association Practice Areas ConstructionGeneral LiabilityInsurance CoverageProfessional Liability Admissions BarNew YorkNew Jersey Education Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. State University of New York at Binghamton,...

Ho, Andrew J.

Andrew J. Ho Associate C Andrew J. Ho Associate E-mail: aho@pmtlawfirm.com Offices: Philadelphia, PA Andrew is an associate with Pillinger Miller Tarallo, and handles general liability and professional liability cases for the firm. He handles various stages of litigation from start to finish throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Prior to joining Pillinger Miller Tarallo, Andrew was an associate at a prominent litigation firm, where he represented clients in matters including maritime, insurance, construction, and general liability litigation. Before that, Andrew was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Rayford A. Means, of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. Andrew earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History at the George Washington University, located in Washington D.C. Andrew then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Professional Affiliations Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Bar Association Practice Areas General LiabilityProfessional Liability Admissions BarNew JerseyPennsylvania CourtsEastern District of Pennsylvania Education Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University, J.D.George Washington University, B.A. Articles by Andrew J. Ho Employee Privacy during COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York By Michael Brumbach, Lisa Grandner and Andrew Ho. As America starts to get back to our new “normal”, some employers have already been taking precautions for the reopening of America’s […] Posted in COVID-19, Legal Articles, News | Comments Off on Employee Privacy during COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New...

Kaplan, Steven H.

Steven H. Kaplan Partner C Steven H. Kaplan Partner E-mail: skaplan@pmtlawfirm.com Offices: New York, NY | Roseland, NJ Since 1985, Steve has devoted his practice to the representation of insurance carriers and their insureds, and of major self-insured corporations in the New York and New Jersey state and federal courts. His primary areas of practice are construction accident personal injury, wrongful death and property damage litigation representing crane and rigging contractors, owners, general contractors, construction managers and subcontractors of various trades; construction defect litigation; insurance coverage litigation and opinions; and general defense. He has argued appeals before the New York Court of Appeals and three of New York’s four Appellate Divisions, the New Jersey Appellate Division, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and has filed papers with the United States Supreme Court. Steve’s general defense practice ranges over a wide spectrum of subject matters, including insurance agent and broker errors and omissions, funeral director errors and omissions, employment discrimination, wrongful termination and whistleblower cases, defamation and business torts, false arrest and malicious prosecution, premises liability, negligent security, liquor liability, product liability, asbestos, vehicular and aviation accidents, real estate title and restrictive covenant litigation, and, on the appellate level, medical and dental malpractice. Practice Areas ConstructionEmployment PracticesGeneral LiabilityInsurance CoverageProducts LiabilityProfessional Liability Admissions BarNew YorkNew JerseyPennsylvania CourtsU.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and District of New JerseyUnited States Court of Appealsfor the 2nd and 3rd DistrictsSupreme Court of the United States Education Albany Law School of Union University, J.D. cum laude State University of New York at Albany, B.A. magna cum...

Finkenberg, Susan J.

Susan J. Finkenberg Associate C Susan J. Finkenberg Associate E-mail: sfinkenberg@pmtlawfirm.com Offices: Elmsford, NY Susan has over 30 years of experience handling all aspects of litigation from inception to trial in New York State and Federal Courts. She started her career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office where she handled a myriad of criminal cases. Then she served many years as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department where she defended the City in complex construction, civil rights and general federal and personal injury litigation. Thereafter, she appointed as an Associate General Counsel at the Human Resources Administration, where she was in charge of the Child Support Enforcement Division supervising a group of attorneys responsible for enforcing child support orders and creating policy with the General Counsel, Agency Heads and State, City and Judicial Officials. After working in the public sector, she further developed her skills as a litigator working as an Associate handling personal injury cases. She is passionately involved in advocating for those with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. In her free time, Susan is a devotee of Film, Theater, Ballet, Hockey, and Baseball. Practice Areas AutomobileConstructionDram Shop LiabilityGeneral LiabilityInsurance Coverage Admissions BarNew York CourtsU.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York Education Brooklyn Law School, J.D. New York University Tisch School of the Arts,...