Mr. Occhipinti has extensive experience in corporate and commercial litigation, concentrating in securities and commercial fraud, insurance coverage, products liability and lawsuits affecting financial institutions and partnerships. He has successfully tried numerous cases in State and Federal Courts and has successfully argued appeals in both the state appellate courts and Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Occhipinti also practiced in the areas of mass tort liability, products liability, professional malpractice cases of lawyers, medical professionals and accountants, premises liability, unfair competition litigation, and has been very active in bankruptcy-related litigation involving lenders, real estate partnerships and other business entities. He also has represented banks and other commercial lenders in a variety of litigation and other matters.
Mr. Occhipinti is a 1985 graduate of Fordham University School of Law where he was Editor of The Fordham Urban Law Journal and member of the Moot Court Board. He is a member of the Bar of the States of New York and New Jersey, is a member of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York's Committee on Products Liability, and a past panelist and contributing editor at Fordham Law School's Forum on Continuing Education for Mass Tort Liability. He has served as a Deputy Assistant District Attorney in New York County and is a past member of the Middletown Township Open Spaces Preservation Committee. Mr. Occhipinti has appeared in The Committee on Product Liability's Presentation of The Mediation of a Product Liability Case, which was filmed for Court TV.