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Richard N. Petrocelli
Mr. Petrocelli received his Juris Doctorate from Fordham Law School in 1974. He is admitted to practice before New York State Courts, the Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts, of the United States District Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from The State University of New York at Binghamton, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Petrocelli is a former Assistant District Attorney in Kings County, assigned to the Homicide Trial Bureau, and ultimately became a Bureau Chief of the Juvenile and Criminal Courts Divisions. In those roles, he acquired both investigatory and trial skills as a Senior Attorney, and managerial skills in his position as a Bureau Chief. His experience in the criminal field has served him well in the Civil area of law, by enhancing his investigatory skills, in first and third party claims.
Upon leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Richard became a member of a prestigious litigation firm whose principal practice was in the area of medical malpractice and personal injury. Thereafter, he became founding member of his own firm, continuing to represent individual and corporate clients privately from investigation through trial, inclusive of Appeals.