Professional Liability Defense Attorneys

The professional liability practice group is comprised of attorneys who have represented virtually every type of professional in malpractice, negligence and disciplinary hearing across New York State. The firm has represented a broad spectrum of professionals, including accountants, architects, attorneys, engineers, corporate directors and officers, insurance agents and brokers, real estate agent and brokers as well as healthcare professionals such as doctors, dentists, nurses, nursing homes and hospitals.

Our Liability Strategy

The group has extensive experience in successfully defending claims against professionals in state and federal courts across New York State and New England. Our attorneys have also represented professionals before the New York State Board of Regents, the Office of Professional Discipline, the Attorney Grievance Committee, the New York State Department of Education and various other regulatory agencies within New York.

The firm has been designated panel counsel for a variety of insurance carriers that insure professionals, and members of the practice group are designated as national select counsel for several predominant carriers. Members of the group are also members of the International Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute Standing Committee on Legal Malpractice and the New York State Attorney Grievance Committee.

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Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC has provided expert and diverse legal services to Syracuse and surrounding communities for more than 100 years.