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About Cusano Smith PLLC

Cusano Smith PLLC is a full-service law firm specializing in Personal Injury, Insurance Defense Litigation, Insurance Coverage disputes and General Commercial Litigation. We also handle Corporate and Public Sector Employment Law matters which include but are not limited to Collective Bargaining, Arbitration, Retirement and Social Security Disability matters. Our primary objective is the swift resolution of cases with the most favorable outcome possible for our clients.

Cusano Smith PLLC is managed by two founding partners, Gary A. Cusano, Esq. and Stephen Michael Smith, Esq. The firm is also staffed with associates, of counsel attorneys, paralegals, and support personnel. Our partners are involved in both the day-to-day operations of the Firm as well as the overall management of all legal matters. Although we match attorneys to the particular needs of the individual clients, our Firm is dedicated to a collaborative team approach. An approach where our clients have the loudest voice. Our Firm is both responsive and receptive regardless of the situation and ensures that personal attention is given to each issue in every case. The Firm is committed to providing all clients an experience courteous, personal and professional attention to their matters and receive prompt return calls when requested.

The Firm presently maintains its offices in Bedford Hills, New York. Since our Firm’s formation, substantial time and resources have been spent to ensure the continued technological development and overall growth of the Firm. We are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and communication systems. The computer systems are synced and protected to insure access and security. The network allows all Firm personnel to obtain basic client information with respect to ongoing files as well as conflict of interest checks. However, the security measures employed only allow senior personnel full access to information, so that client confidentiality is guaranteed. Finally, our system is fully equipped to handle all types of electronic billing to best accommodate our clients.

Cusano Smith PLLC has enjoyed continuous growth since our formation. Presently, our representative client list includes, but is not limited to: Nationwide Insurance, Main Street America Insurance, RSC Group LLC, JCR Builders Inc., Dani’s Builders Inc, Loyal GC, County Dental, and dozens of individual clients. The key to the firm’s success is our philosophy and commitment to professional excellence. Our clients above will attest.

Notwithstanding our growth and success, the firm is constantly striving to increase the client base and to improve our services. To that end, we consistently seek client input and dialogue in order to measure their respective satisfaction and identify areas that may need improvement. We will accept no less than 100% satisfaction by our clients and insist on full accountability of our staff. Our approach to representing clients, both small and large, has been tested and proven successful over time.

In closing, Cusano Smith PLLC maintains a reputation for integrity, honesty and reliability. We strive to provide superior representation so that our clients are confident and to ensure that their respective needs are served in accordance with the highest standards in our profession.

Our Attorneys’ Unique Backgrounds

Gary Cusano has 36 years of experience. Before he represented plaintiffs in New York personal injury cases, he worked as an insurance company defense attorney. This experience gives him valuable perspective as a plaintiff’s attorney because he knows how the other side is going to fight the claim.

Stephen Michael Smith has 15 years of experience as an attorney. He also has nearly 25 years of experience in law enforcement and has been a member of union leadership, serving as president and vice president of the union over many years. He has also used that experience to represent police officers and injured workers.

How Can We Protect Your Rights?

Cusano Smith PLLC is committed to achieving excellence in all litigated matters and is always ready to serve its clients 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Commitment, experience, and precise attention to detail is what sets Cusano Smith PLLC apart from other firms, both in the office and the Courtroom.