Joseph M. Albanese, Esq.
Joseph M. Albanese brings to Pappalardo & Pappalardo depth of experience in plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, employment and commercial litigation. Mr. Albanese has a creative, tenacious but realistic approach to litigation, borne from over 25 years of experience, and is committed to offering the most professional and ethical legal services.
Mr. Albanese has represented clients from all walks of life, and from the diverse ethnic population in the New York metropolitan area.
Mr. Albanese successfully litigated some of the early child lead poisoning cases in New York City. He has represented children who suffered brain damage, amputations or other catastrophic injuries from playground accidents, pedestrian knockdowns or defective products. Mr. Albanese has represented plaintiffs in work place construction accidents, accidents occurring on airplanes, sexual assault cases against landlords for negligent security. He has broad experience with municipal liability and town law and has litigated cases as varied as tree fall downs causing death, highway design defects, and staircase and sidewalk accidents. Mr. Albanese has also represented cyclists and motorcyclists involved in motor vehicle accidents.
Mr. Albanese has extensive trial experience having tried dozens of cases to verdict. Mr. Albanese also litigates employment cases including age, race and sex discrimination, hour and wage disputes, and independent contractor classification. He has represented clients with commercial litigation matters, including breach of contracts
Mr. Albanese received a B.A. from Fordham College (1977) and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law School (1983). Mr. Albanese is admitted to practice law in New York State and the Southern, Eastern and Northern Federal District Courts located therein.
Mr. Albanese served for 15 years on the Board of Trustees of Robert Louis Stevenson High School in New York City—a not for profit private school for bright underachieving teenagers in need of a therapeutic milieu. He counsels families and professionals on school and educational issues.