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Gerard C. Morici


Gerard C. Morici


Gerard C. Morici is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group, which represents both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and wrongful death matters. He is also a member of the firm’s Real Estate and General Business/Corporate Groups, focusing on both commercial and residential real estate transactions for developers, commercial clients, and individuals, while assisting and advising clients with their business needs.

Before joining the firm, Gerard was a Partner at Mendes & Mount, LLP, in the firm’s Litigation Group, where he participated in various phases of litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings, including leading and participating in depositions in multi-million dollar commercial disputes. Since joining Mendes in 2005, Gerard focused on complex insurance coverage disputes primarily associated with asbestos, pollution, health hazard, and reinsurance-related matters. Gerard also represented domestic carriers in Directors and Officers coverage disputes, with a principal focus on Co-op, Condo and Employment law. Gerard negotiated various contracts during his time at Mendes, including Coverage-in-Place Agreements, full policy commutations, and Confidentiality Agreements.

While in law school at Fordham University School of Law, Gerard was Notes and Articles Editor of the Intellectual Property Law Journal and Associate Editor on the Moot Court Board.

Gerard co-authored the article: “Fair Labor Standards Act Exclusions: Ensuring Clarity, Explicitness and Fulfillment,” published on the International Law Office website in September 2010.

Areas of Practice:  

● Commercial Litigation
● Personal Injury
● Matrimonial and Family Law
● Appeals
● Estate and tax planning
● Residential and Commercial Closings
● Business Acquisition & Sales
● Contract negotiation, drafting and due diligence
● Corporate transactions
● Shareholder and Operating Agreements

Bar Admissions:
New York, 2004
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2010
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2010

Fordham University School of Law, 2003, J.D.

Honors: Intellectual Property Law Journal, Notes and Articles Editor
Moot Court Board, Associate Editor

Duke University, 2000, B.A.