Lorraine M. Girolamo is a partner in the Westchester, NY, office. A resident of Westchester County, New York, Lorraine is a wife; mother of two; and an experienced litigator. She was born in Washington State - an Army brat (Go ARMY! Beat NAVY!), but raised mostly in New York, where she attended Yorktown High School, Binghamton University (SUNY) and Pace University School of Law, graduating with her juris doctorate and certification in Health Law, in 2002.
Ms. Girolamo primarily focuses her practice on defending claims under the NYS Labor Law, as well as general liability and other complex litigation. She frequently defends catastrophic construction and traumatic brain injury claims; wrongful death matters; auto cases; equipment defect claims; products liability cases; premises liability matters; health, sports and fitness-related litigation matters and general negligence claims. Her clients include various national health club and fitness chains, area hospitals, national corporations, commercial property owners, local businesses and various construction contractors.
Ms. Girolamo handles cases from initial pleadings through trial and has extensive experience in handling depositions, mediations, trial preparations and appellate arguments, as she has successfully argued numerous appeals before the Appellate Division First and Second Departments.
Lorraine is well-known for her responsiveness to her clients and focuses on helping them to identify, analyze and prevent exposures. She is known for her methodical organization and writing skills, holding to the belief that preparation and investigation are the most important things in successfully defending cases.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Westchester Women’s Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association
Member of Lakeland School District Special Education PTA