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Vincent J. DeLeonardis || Shareholder

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. DeLeonardis worked at one of the nation’s largest civil defense law firms.  Throughout the course of his career, Mr. DeLeonardis has provided experienced and cost effective representation to individuals, domestic and international corporations, and municipal entities on a wide variety of claims.

Mr. DeLeonardis has experience in both litigation and appellate practice at both the state and federal level.  He has handled diverse and complex matters involving such areas as construction law, municipal law, product liability, premises liability and professional liability.  In addition, Mr. DeLeonardis has successfully resolved numerous cases through the use of both mediation and arbitration.

Mr. DeLeonardis also serves as the City Attorney for the City of Saratoga Springs, where he has been twice appointed by the Mayor to serve as the Chief legal advisor for the City.  He is responsible for providing legal services and guidance to the City of Saratoga Springs and all its departments and entities.

Admitted to Practice

  • All New York State Courts (2002)
  • Federal Courts
    • U. S. District Court, Northern District of New York
    • U. S. District Court, Western District of New York

Education

  • University at Albany, B.A. (1998)
  • Albany Law School of Union University, Juris Doctor (2001)

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association

Notable Cases

  • Bialock v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.,299 A.D.2d 937 (4th Dep’t 2002)
  • Wallace v. Terrell,295 A.D.2d 840 (3d Dep’t 2002)
  • Wainwright v. Charlew Constr. Co.,302 A.D.2d 784 (3d Dep’t 2003)
  • Canavan v. Galuski,2 A.D.3d 1039 appeal denied 2 N.Y.3d 707 (3d Dep’t 2003)
  • Corbett v. Corbett, 6 A.D.3d 766 (3d Dep’t 2004)
  • Welch v. De Cicco,9 A.D.3d 725 (3d Dep’t 2004)
  • Iuliano v. Iuliano,30 A.D.3d 737 (3d Dep’t 2004)
  • Chunn v. Carman,8 A.D.3d 745 (3d Dep’t 2004)
  • Moore v. Melesky,14 A.D.3d 757 (3d Dep’t 2005)
  • Clements v. Lasher,15 A.D.3d 712 (3d Dep’t 2005)
  • Gibson v. Tsandikos,23 A.D.3d 801(3d Dep’t 2005)
  • Ayers Mem’l Animal Shelter, Inc. v. Montgomery County SPCA, 17 A.D.3d 904,appeal dismissed 5 N.Y.3d 824, appeal denied 7 N.Y.3d 712 (3d Dep’t 2005)
  • Princess v. Pohl,38 A.D.3d 1323, appeal denied 9 N.Y.3d 802 (3d Dep’t 2007)
  • Hoffman v. Perry,23 Misc.3d 1125 (Sup Ct. Ulster Co. 2009)
  • McCluskey v. Howard,12 A.D.3d 878 (3d Dep’t 2004)
  • Bombard v. Pruiksma,110 A.D.3d 1304 (3d Dep’t 2013)
  • Owens v. Lennon, 924 N.Y.2d 310 (2013)
  • Molesky v. Marra, 130 A.D.3d 1274 (3d Dept. 2015)