With over 18 years of experience as an attorney, James Merlino is a partner with Hannum, Feretic, Prendergast & Merlino, LLC. Since joining the New York City-based firm in 2001, James Merlino has been involved in a variety of attorney functions, including working with specific clients of the firm on an ongoing basis.
The firm’s expertise includes product, premise, and professional liabilities, as well as vehicle and workplace accidents. Mr. Merlino, however, possesses an even wider range of legal experience. Prior to his current position, he was a lawyer with Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney & Priess. At this firm, he handled cases related to negligence defense, commercial litigation, and landlord and tenant litigation.
Throughout his career he has enjoyed a number of successes, achieving favorable outcomes in cases in New York City, New York State, and appellate courts of New York. Mr. Merlino also maintains a number of professional memberships, including with the New York County Lawyers Association, the Defense Association of New York, and the New York State Bar Association.