Wurtz Lectures At Bar program

G&I Partner, Edward A. Wurtz, conducted the afternoon session of a Continuing Legal Education seminar, held by the New York State Bar Association on May 24, 2011, discussing Turnover, Discovery and Miscellaneous Proceedings under Article 21 of the Surrogate Court...

Palermo Recovers $500,000 For Accident Victims

G&I attorney, John C. Palermo, recovered $500,000 for a Livingston County couple injured in a car accident. The couple was traveling in their car on the way to a 4th of July family picnic, when they were struck head-on by another car. Each was hospitalized and...

Spoto Nominated For 2011 New York Super Lawyers

G&I Member, David Spoto, has been nominated for inclusion in the prestigious New York Super Lawyers 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in Upstate New York earn this distinction based upon peer recognition and professional achievement. Dave is a general...

Seema Ali Rizzo Featured in herRochester.com

G&I Partner, Seema Ali Rizzo, was featured in the herRochester.com section of the Democrat and Chronicle on line which celebrates women leaders of the Rochester, New York community. Seema was featured because of her highly successful legal career as well as her...

Seema Ali Rizzo Named Partner

G&I is pleased to announce that Seema Ali Rizzo has been named a partner with the firm. Seema is a former prosecutor with the Monroe County District Attorneys Office and the current Chair of G&I’s Domestic Relations & Family Law Division. She will...

Rizzo Wins Tragic Case

Litigation Department Head, Joseph B. Rizzo, obtained a $423,000 arbitration award in the tragic case of Estate of Nabi Magomedov v. Casings, Inc. The case was brought by the administrator of the estates of three family members killed in a motor vehicle accident when...

Spoto Recovers $550,000 For Injured Worker

G&I Partner, David D. Spoto, recovered $550,000 for the victim of construction site accident. The client sustained a severely fractured ankle when he fell 15 feet from a ladder while installing siding on a single family residence. The lawsuit was initially...

Spoto Reaches Mediated Settlement

G&I Partner, David D. Spoto, recovered $195,000 for an auto accident victim. The client was injured when she was rear-ended by a truck during a snow storm. The defendant truck driver alleged that his sight line was impaired by a snow plow. The case was submitted...

G&I Obtains Summary Judgment

G&I recently obtained summary judgment dismissing a lawsuit brought against the City of Auburn. The plaintiff in the case of McAvaney v. City of Auburn (Supreme Court, Cayuga County) was seriously inujured while riding her bicycle across an intersection. She...

Sortino Obtains Dismissal Of Civil Rights Claims

G&I municipal law specialist, Anthony M. Sortino, obtained summary judgment dismissing a civil rights lawsuit brought against G&I client, the Town of Wayland. The plaintiff alleged that he was subjected to malicious prosecution and unlawful retaliation by a...