Christopher T. Pusateri


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Christopher T. Pusateri
PARTNER

When not working, Chris enjoys traveling, shopping and going to the gym. He is an avid Syracuse University sports fan, and overall enjoys attending most any sporting event. In addition, his family owns and operates several funeral homes in the Finger Lakes Region.

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EXPERIENCE

Mr. Pusateri is a member of the Firm’s Real Estate and Litigation Practice Groups. Chris devotes much of his time to representing clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions. He also serves as counsel to many Homeowner’s Association Boards across Upstate New York. Chris real estate practice also includes leasing, foreclosures, and contract and property litigation matters.

 

In addition, Chris has extensive experience defending national manufacturers in asbestos, petroleum spill and industrial machine claims. Such representation includes defending insureds in toxic tort and product liability cases throughout New York and the northeast. Chris has also previously worked for the United States House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., and the New York State Assembly.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts., Political Science, cum laude, University of Rochester
    •      Minor, Spanish
    •      Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Juris Doctorate, Albany Law School of Union University
    •       Dean’s List

 

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Legal Panelist: Real Estate Section, Monroe County Bar Association- CLE Seminar, 2016 (Homeowner’s Associations: Representing the Developer, Buyer and Board)
  • Legal Panelist: Community Associations Institute, Western New York Chapter, Annual Meeting, 2016.

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Board of Directors, CURE Childhood Cancer Association, 2016
  • Board of Directors, Cornhill Commons Homeowner’s Association, (2012-2016)
  • Board of Directors, Rotary Camps for Children with Special Needs (2011-2015)
  • East Rochester Chamber of Commerce
  • East Rochester Rotary (President 2012-2013)

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

 

ADMISSIONS

  • New York State
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York