Practice areas

Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dram Shop Laws, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury – Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability – Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse – Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

John C. Cherundolo, an esteemed attorney, is the founder and proprietor of the Cherundolo Law Firm PLLC, located in Syracuse, New York. Widely acknowledged as one of the nation’s foremost trial lawyers, Mr. Cherundolo boasts an impressive legal career spanning over 47 years. He offers exceptional guidance and assistance to clients in Central New York who have experienced injuries or the loss of loved ones due to the negligence or wrongful actions of others.

Throughout his tenure advocating for the rights and claims of innocent accident victims and their families, Mr. Cherundolo has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for plaintiffs affected by various incidents such as motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, aviation accidents, workplace mishaps, and other preventable tragedies. His legal prowess extends to handling numerous class actions and mass tort cases in multiple jurisdictions across the nation, earning him a reputation for his profound legal acumen and unwavering dedication to securing justice for his clients.

In recognition of his exceptional achievements, Mr. Cherundolo has achieved membership in the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums. Additionally, he has consistently garnered recognition from The Best Lawyers in America© for the past two decades. He holds the distinction of being a Platinum Member of the Elite Lawyers of America and is a fellow of prestigious organizations such as the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Litigation Counsel of America.

Mr. Cherundolo is a prominent figure in the legal community, serving as a founding member and former president of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, as well as the former president of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, where he also served as the dean of the New York Trial Lawyers Institute. He has held positions as the state delegate of the American Trial Lawyers Association and state coordinator of the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, in addition to chairing the Alliance of Consumer Rights’ Steering Committee.

Furthermore, Mr. Cherundolo was appointed by Governor George Pataki to serve as a justice for the New York State Court of Claims and has acted as an acting Supreme Court Justice in Onondaga County. He imparts his knowledge by teaching advanced torts and civil actions classes at Syracuse University College of Law.

Mr. Cherundolo graduated from Syracuse University in 1970, earning his master’s degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in 1972. He received his Juris Doctor with honors from Syracuse University College of Law in 1973 and his Master of Laws in trial advocacy from Temple University in 2011. He is admitted to practice in all New York state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

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