Practice Areas: Health Care, Personal Injury, Elder Law

As the proprietor and managing attorney of The Rizzuto Law Firm, located in Uniondale, New York, attorney Philip J. Rizzuto offers unparalleled advocacy and assistance to individuals in Nassau County and across Long Island who have suffered injuries or losses due to the negligence or wrongful actions of others. In addition to addressing a wide range of personal injury and wrongful death claims, such as car accidents, slip and fall incidents, trip and fall accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, truck collisions, motorcycle crashes, and bicycle and scooter accidents, he also specializes in handling complex labor and employment law cases as well as various forms of commercial litigation.

Recognized nationally as one of the preeminent trial lawyers in his geographical area and across the United States, Mr. Rizzuto boasts over 26 years of extensive legal experience. Throughout his career, he has consistently secured substantial settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients who are pursuing claims as plaintiffs. A key factor contributing to his success is his background as an insurance defense attorney, which has equipped him with invaluable insights into the insurance industry. This expertise allows him to formulate the most effective strategies to help his clients secure the full compensation they rightfully deserve.

A prominent figure in his field, Mr. Rizzuto has made appearances on numerous local and national television news outlets, providing in-depth legal analysis on a variety of subjects, including issues like school bullying and societal injustices. Additionally, he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars on a wide array of topics. His achievements have earned him top peer reviews from Martindale-Hubbell and other reputable sources, and he has received “Superb” client ratings on Avvo.

After completing his undergraduate studies at St. John’s University College of Business Administration in 1989, Mr. Rizzuto returned to his alma mater to earn his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 1993. He was admitted to practice law in New York State the following year, and he also holds admissions to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Highly engaged in his legal community, Mr. Rizzuto is an active member of several local, state, and national legal organizations. He has served as president of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County, Inc., and the New York State Plaintiff’s Nursing Home Litigation Group. Furthermore, he holds the position of president in the St. John’s University School of Law Suffolk County Alumni Association. Beyond his legal pursuits, Mr. Rizzuto contributes to his local community by participating in his local Boy Scouts troop and coaching various youth sports teams.

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