Ms. Castronuovo is a partner in the New York office.  She is admitted to the New York State Bar and the U.S. District Court in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.  Ms. Castronuovo received her B.S. degree from St. John’s University in 1982 and her J.D. degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in Washington State in 1986.  While living in Washington State, Ms. Castronuovo held a limited license to practice law in a legal clinic serving indigent and elderly clients in cases involving landlord/tenant, employment, personal injury and other issues and disputes.  She also conducted research on dispute resolution centers in Washington State and helped to lay the foundation for a mediation and arbitration center in Spokane.

 

Ms. Castronuovo is a seasoned lawyer who handles a wide range of personal injury cases with experience in all phases of litigation including appellate practice.  She is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. 

 

Ms. Castronuovo is also a freelance writer and has served on the Board and as President of a New Jersey-based writers' collective for women.  She has been published in several New Jersey newspapers, ParentGuide Magazine and in several online publications.

 

Education:

  • 1986 J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law

  • 1982 B.S. from St. John’s University, 1982

 

Experience:

  • Practicing attorney for over 25 years

  • Graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy

 

Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

  • New York State Bar

 

Memberships:

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

  • Defense Association of New York 

  • New York State Bar Association

 

Reported Decisions:

  • Davis v. Rochdale Village Inc.,  63 AD3d 870, 882 NYS2d 194 (2d Dept. 2009)

  • Gordon v. Muchnick, 180 AD2d 715, 579 NYS2d 745 (2d Dept. 1992)

  • Baca v HRH Construction, 200 AD2d 538, 607 NYS2d 21 (1st Dept. 1994)

 

 

Marie A. Castronuovo

Partner

 

212-482-0001x125

mcastronuovo@russotoner.com

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