James A. Randazzo Put Over 100 Years of Combined Experience on Your Side

Attorney James A. Randazzo Bio

James A. Randazzo has been practicing law for over 25 years. He began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County from 1989 through 1995, where he tried more than 30 cases to verdict.

As a seasoned litigator, Mr. Randazzo has extensive experience in defending municipal civil rights and tort actions and related civil proceedings, from pre-pleading stage investigation and intervention through final appellate review of trial court verdicts.


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Experience

Mr. Randazzo has been lead counsel in numerous civil court matters both in New York State Supreme Courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, including over 40 jury trials, and has successfully argued in the State Appellate Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Since 1995, Mr. Randazzo has provided a wide variety of legal advice and services to over 50 municipalities and school districts. Mr. Randazzo’s knowledge and expertise span various areas of municipal law, including general liability, public official liability (wrongful arrests, malicious prosecution, excessive force and other civil rights violations), “Dram Shop” issues, premises liability, vehicular liability, issues related to the design, construction and maintenance of public roads, and labor and employment law.

Professional Associations:

  • DRI
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association (Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Labor and Employment Section, Municipal Law Section, Criminal Justice Section)
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Columbian Lawyers Association

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Get to Know Our Attorneys

Providing the Individualized Care Needed for Your Case
  • Richard A. Portale
  • James A. Randazzo
  • Kenneth M. Calvey
  • Brian J. Dolan
  • Drew W. Sumner
  • Michael K. Duffy
  • Mike Gilman
  • Richard A. Portale Richard A. Portale

    Attorney

    Richard A. Portale is known in and out of the courtroom for his passion, hard work, and commitment to justice.
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  • James A. Randazzo James A. Randazzo

    Attorney

    As a seasoned litigator, Mr. Randazzo has extensive experience in defending municipal civil rights and tort actions and related civil proceedings.
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  • Kenneth M. Calvey Kenneth M. Calvey

    Associate Attorney

    Kenneth M. Calvey focuses his practice in the area of criminal defense, zealously advocating on behalf of those that stand accused of a crime.
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  • Brian J. Dolan Brian J. Dolan

    Associate Attorney

    Brian J. Dolan is an Associate Attorney with Portale Randazzo LLP and joined the firm in 2020.
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  • Drew W. Sumner Drew W. Sumner

    Of Counsel

    Mr. Sumner’s litigation practice focuses on Civil Rights cases brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, employment matters, and commercial disputes.
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  • Michael K. Duffy Michael K. Duffy

    Of Counsel

    Mr. Duffy is of-counsel to the Firm. He was formerly associated with the firm of Collier, Halpern and Newberg, LLP, in White Plains.
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  • Mike Gilman Mike Gilman

    Of Counsel

    Michael is a seasoned attorney and deal maker who heads Portale Randazzo's Real Estate, Finance, Securities, and Corporate practice areas.
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  • Super Lawyers 2020
  • American Institute of Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction
  • BBB A+ Rating
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • New Yrok State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • United States District Court Eastern District of New York
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • NYSACDL
  • NYSTLA
  • Columbian Lawyers Association
  • Avvo Client's Choice 2014
  • Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney 2015
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  • “He took the time to explain how the legal system works and its process, which helped us understand what was going on.”

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