Profile

Philip Mancuso

Founder and CEO

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Practice Area:

Founder, Philip Mancuso, focuses his practice on representing clients and producing estate plans based on their financial and personal needs, acquiring and sealing real property in the States of New York and New Jersey, and business representation with counsel in all areas.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • New York State Bar, Second Department, 2004
  • New Jersey State Bar, 2006
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2004
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2006
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York 2004
  • United States Supreme Court, 2011
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2005
  • United States Tax Court, 2012

LEGAL EXPERIENCE:

Managing Member June 2007 - Present

Mancuso & Associates PLLC Staten Island, New York

Practices in the areas of estate planning; commercial/private real estate transactions; domestic relations, including adoptions and prenuptial agreements; Article 81 Guardianships; business law; lien law; dispute resolution; debt negotiation; and liquor licensing. Organized estate plans for multiple New York and New Jersey residents. Closed on business transactions with real estate involved in New York and New Jersey. Litigated various matters including surplus monies proceedings, guardianship proceedings, summary judgment motions, small claims proceedings, motions to dismiss, probate proceedings, and New York City Environmental Control Board matters. Appeared for multiple clients to represent their interests at community board hearings in the City of New York.


Associate Attorney July 2005 - June 2007

Corash & Hollender, P.C., Attorney and Counselors at Law Staten Island, New York

Practiced in the areas of estate planning; commercial/private real estate transactions; domestic relations, including adoptions and prenuptial agreements; Article 81 Guardianships; business law; lien law; dispute resolution; debt negotiation; and liquor licensing. Organized estate plans for multiple New York and New Jersey residents. Closed on business transactions with real estate involved in New York and New Jersey. Litigated various matters including surplus monies proceedings, guardianship proceedings, summary judgment motions, small claims proceedings, motions to dismiss, probate proceedings, and New York City Environmental Control Board matters. Appeared for multiple clients to represent their interests at community board hearings in the City of New York.


Associate Attorney September 2004 - June 2005

Romagnolo & Cambio, LLP, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Staten Island, New York

Defended national insurance companies on a variety of issues specializing in "no-fault" litigation. Negotiated and settled claims aggressively on a case by case basis minimizing client's costs. Prepared cases for trial. Argued, drafted, and evaluated motions, pleadings, and memoranda of law. Assisted in managing the alternative dispute resolution department.


EXPERIENCE:

Professor August 2005 – December 2016

Montclair State University Montclair, New Jersey

Teaches collegiate course “Business and its Legal Environment, BSLW-264” this course covers a broad spectrum of the law including: Business Ethics; The Court System; Constitutional Law; International Law; Cyber Law; Torts and Crimes Related to Business; Employment Relationships; Employment Discrimination; Labor Law; Consumer Protection; Environmental Law; Antitrust and Monopoly; and Securities Regulation and Investor Protection. Classes taught between three (3) and six (6) collegiate credits per semester.


EDUCATION

New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts Juris Doctor, May 2003
Honors: Dean's List, 2003.
Clinics: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Appellate Tax Board, January 2002 - May 2003.

Niagara University, Niagara University, New York
Bachelor of Science, cum laude, May 2000
Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice
Minor: Commerce
Honors: Dean's List, 1997 - 2000; National Dean's List, 1998 - 2000; and Member, Alpha Phi Sigma, National Criminal Justice Honor Society, 2000.
Activities: President, Student Government, 1996 - 2000; Captain, Men's Division I Lacrosse Team, 1996 - 1998; and Member, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Social Fraternity, 1996 - 2000.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Richmond County Bar Association

December 2004 - Present

Richmond County Bar Association, Board of Directors

May 2013 - May 2016

New York State Bar Association

December 2004 - Present

New Jersey State Bar Association

November 2006 - Present

Arbitrator, Richmond County, New York

November 2009 - Present

Investors Bank, Advisory Board

April 2014 - Present

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:

Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health, Chairman of the Foundation Board

September 2016 - Present

Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Heath, Foundation Board Trustee

September 2015 - Present

Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health, Staten Island Regional Executive Council, Trustee

May 2017 - Present

Emergency Children's Help Organization, Board of Directors Member

January 2016 - Present

North Central Kiwanis Club, Staten Island, New York

June 2013 - Present

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