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General Defense
185 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10016Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 212-661-7300
Fax: 212-661-7640
E-Mail: defense@malaperoprisco.com
www.malaperoprisco.com
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About Us
Additional Locations
Client Information
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Established: 1990

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Liability
  • Subrogation
  • General Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Insurance Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Property Damage
  • Product Liability
  • Appellate Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
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About Us
Malapero & Prisco specializes in providing litigation and related services to the insurance industry. Our partners each have over twenty-five years of litigation experience. As a foundation to building a successful relationship with its insurance carriers, third party administrators and clients, we are dedicated to the early formulation of a defense strategy in concert with the client and in maintaining close communication with the claims professional. This allows the client to quickly and reliably identify those cases which would benefit from an early resolution and to control litigation costs.

Malapero & Prisco have trial experience in the five counties of New York, as well as Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Rockland County, Putnam County, Dutchess County and Orange County, the Federal Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey.

Malapero & Prisco realizes litigation costs are a prime concern to clients. We offer a range of tested, cost-effective strategies, which are tailored to each client’s needs. We attempt to resolve disputes in a manner which is practical and efficient from a business as well as a legal perspective. We aggressively pursue early evaluation and settlement where appropriate on a cost-of-defense basis. If litigation is required, we will work with the client to determine the process best suited to their needs, be it motion practice, negotiation, mediation, or taking a case to trial.

Our practice is conducted in accordance with the Recommended Case Handling Guidelines for Insurers, as promulgated by The Defense Research Institute. We have the flexibility to coordinate billing with all electronic billing formats. Our billing conforms to the Uniform Task Based Management System as required. Billing cycles are tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients.
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Additional Locations
Malapero Prisco Klauber & Licata LLP
12 North State Road 17, Suite 209
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Telephone: 201-820-3488
Fax: 201-820-3491
http://www.malaperoprisco.com/nj
White Plains, New York
One North Broadway, 2nd Floor
White Plains, New York 10601
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Partners
Raymond J. Malapero
New York, NY
E-Mail:rmalapero@malaperoprisco.com
Admitted
  • New York, 1981
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Memberships:
  • American, New York State, New Jersey State and Brooklyn Bar Associations
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Fordham University, B.A. (cum laude), 1977
  • Fordham Law School, J.D., 1980
Born:1955
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Joseph J. Prisco, Jr.
New York, NY
E-Mail:jprisco@malaperoprisco.com
Admitted
  • New York, 1985
  • New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Memberships:
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Fordham University, B.A., 1981
  • Pace University, J.D., 1984
Born:1959
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Andrew L. Klauber
New York, NY
E-Mail:aklauber@malaperoprisco.com
Admitted
  • New York, 1983
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Association of New York (DANY)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 1979
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1982
Born:1957
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George L. Mahoney
New York, NY
E-Mail:gmahoney@malaperoprisco.com
Admitted
  • New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1995
Education:
  • Manhattan College, B.A., 1986
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1993
Born:1964
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Keith J. Norton
New York, NY
E-Mail:knorton@malaperoprisco.com
Admitted
  • New York, 2002
  • New Jersey
Education:
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.A., 2001
  • Queens College of the City University of New York, J.D., 2002
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Of Counsel
Thomas M. Licata
New York, NY
E-Mail:tlicata@malaperoprisco.com
Admitted
  • New York, 1987
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Memberships:
  • Bergen County Bar Association
Education:
  • Pace University, B.A. (cum laude), 1984
  • Seton Hall University, J.D., 1987
Honors:
Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award, 1987
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Associates
Youngmin Oh Campbell
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2003
Education:
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., 1996
  • Albany Law School, J.D., 1999
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Cynthia P. Camacho
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1998
Education:
  • Le Moyne College, B.S., 1995
  • Albany Law School, J.D., 1998
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Mark A. Bethmann
New York, NY
Admitted
  • Connecticut, 1990
Education:
  • Hofstra University, B.A., 1987
  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1990
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John J. Peplinski
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1992
Education:
  • State University of New York at New Paltz, B.A., 1984
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1992
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Jeffrey N. Rejan
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1980
Education:
  • Columbia College, Columbia University, A.B., 1977
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1980
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Robert L. Emmons
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1980
Education:
  • Fordham University, B.A., 1977
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1980
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Michael N. Lopez
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2013
Education:
  • State University of New York at New Paltz, B.A., 2006
  • Hofstra University, J.D., 2012
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William B. Cunningham
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1983
Education:
  • Brooklyn College, B.A., 1979
  • Fordham University, J.D., 1982
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Priya P. Patel
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2012
  • New Jersey
Education:
  • University of Maryland - Robert Smith School of Business, B.S., 2009
  • Rutgers University, J.D., 2012
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William A. Sicheri
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New Jersey, 2003
  • New York, 2004
  • Pennsylvania
Education:
  • Washington University, B.A., 1996
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2003
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Jennine A. Gerrard
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • Vassar College, B.A., 1987
  • New York Law School, J.D., 1994
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Francis B. Mann
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1973
  • University of Southern California, J.D., 1980
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Rizford Cabio
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2016
Education:
  • New York Law School, J.D., 2014
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Carolyn Campbell
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1990
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1994
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Paul Carney
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • Northeastern University, B.S., 1992
  • Northeastern University, M.A., 1994
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1998
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Michael Driscoll
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2004
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of New York
Education:
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1999
  • California Western School of Law, J.D., 2004
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Jonathan Goldsmith
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2016
  • New Jersey
Education:
  • Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A., 2011
  • New York Law School, J.D., 2015
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Mary Harmon
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • New York University, B.A., 1991
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1994
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Lynn Liebman
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • University of New Haven, B.S., 1979
  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., 1986
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Peter O'Connor
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 2017
Education:
  • Fordham University, B.A., 2003
  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 2016
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Marc Rousseau
New York, NY
Admitted
  • New York, 1996
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of New York
Education:
  • Messiah College, B.S., 1991
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1996
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