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Gary Cusano

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Practice Areas

  • Plaintiff Personal Injury 60%
  • Insurance Defense 10%
  • Corporate and Business Law 10%
  • Medical and Dental Malpractice 10%
  • Real Estate 10%


Gary A. Cusano, has over 36 years of litigation experience. He has litigated high exposure tort and commercial transaction cases involving automobiles, construction site accidents, products liability, multi-party large-scale property damage cases, breach of contract, toxic tort, construction litigation, corporate and employment litigation, and medical and dental malpractice.  He also litigates insurance coverage, contract and employment matters.  He represents victims in serious personal injuries and wrongful death.  Prior to establishing his own firm in 2009 he held the position of Managing Trial Attorney of CNA Insurance Company's staff counsel program in Tarrytown, New York.  He is now a founding member of CusanoSmith PLLC.

Gary received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1985 and is admitted to practice in both New York State and Federal Courts in the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.  He is a former Chairman of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the NYS Bar Association; He is a past member of the New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates; Member of the Panel of Arbitrators on Insurance Coverage for A.A.A.; Certified CLE lecturer for the New York State Bar Association; he is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Westchester County Bar Association.

Gary is an accomplished trial attorney who has successfully litigated multi-million dollar matters at both the Federal and State court levels.  He has extensive experience in handling complex, high exposure cases. 

He currently resides in Westchester County with his wife Adrienne and has two children Alexandra and Gregory.


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1986

Current Employment Position

  • Founding Member Cusano Smith PLLC