Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP is proud to introduce our new attorneys!

March 4, 2019

Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP is proud to introduce our new attorneys, Daniel J. Garry, James F. Desmond, Dawn Miller, Christopher L. Parisi, Jeff R. Thomas, Kim H. Townsend, Marissa Dunderdale, Kiel M. Doran, Stephanie M. Gallo, Thomas J. Keevins, and Gina M. Wischhusen!

Daniel J. Garry concentrates his practice on personal injury and construction defect cases. He also has experience in professional liability, insurance coverage, subrogation property damage actions, commercial transportation and maritime law. Prior to joining Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP, Mr. Garry practiced civil litigation in New York and New Jersey, including matters involving personal injuries and allegations of professional malpractice.

James F. Desmond focuses his practice in the areas of general liability and complex defense matters involving construction accidents, trucking and transportation, insurance coverage, labor and employment, and commercial disputes. He has provided counsel to Fortune 500 companies, global insurers, syndicates, directors, officers and employees regarding litigation strategies, risk management, and dispute resolution.

Dawn M. Miller focuses her practice mainly in the areas of general liability and premises liability. Before joining the firm, her practice areas included general liability, automobile liability, premises liability, and property damage/subrogation.

Christopher L. Parisi concentrates his practice on New York Labor Law and negligence claims, as well as other construction-related claims including contract analysis, commercial transportation, and risk transfer. He has represented owners, general contractors, and trade subcontractors, in construction, personal injury, indemnity, and property damage litigations.

Jeff R. Thomas concentrates his practice on general liability, construction litigation, labor law/employment law, elevator and escalator, toxic torts, premises liability, products liability, subrogation/property damage, automotive liability and insurance coverage/indemnification disputes. He has successfully tried cases to verdict and argued appeals before the Appellate Divisions of the First and Second Departments.

Kim Higgins Townsend is a trial attorney focusing on catastrophic high exposure cases. He is a veteran New York City trial attorney, having taken over 200 jury verdicts, in addition to countless settlements over the course of his lengthy career. Mr. Townsend has been trying cases in the New York metropolitan region since his graduation from law school when he was hired by Manhattan District Attorney Robert M Morgenthau as an Assistant Suffolk County Attorney, focusing on sec. 1983 trials, involving police matters, in U.S District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Marissa Dunderdale, an associate with the firm, focuses her practice mainly on premises liability, construction accident, and insurance coverage and litigation in both New York and New Jersey.

Kiel M. Doran handles claims involving construction accidents, premises liability, subrogation, as well as directors & officer’s litigation. He has experience defending clients in areas including labor law, commercial contract disputes, lien foreclosure actions, motor-vehicle accidents, premises liability action, claims of negligent security, property damage, assault, and dram-shop cases.

Stephanie M. Gallo has over 20 years of insurance defense litigation experience. As a partner with the firm, she focuses her practice on, premises liability, automobile liability and property damage, and construction labor law.

Thomas “T.J.” Keevins focuses his practice on the areas of general liability, labor law claims, automotive liability, construction liability, & premises liability. Mr. Keevins brings nearly 20 years of experience in handling cases involved in alternative dispute resolution, automobile and transportation, class actions, construction accidents, construction defect, criminal law, general liability, municipal liability, no-fault/uninsured motorist coverage, premise, property and security liability.

Gina M. Wischhusen has 10 years of experience and focuses her practice on general liability matters and commercial litigation. She has handled personal injury claims relating to construction site accidents, premises liability claims, and trucking/automobile matters.