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Carmen S. Giordano

Carmen S. Giordano

also known as Jack Giordano

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About Me

Giordano Law Offices is a full service law office with over two decades of litigation experience. We offer quality legal representation with an unparalleled breadth of experience. Our primary areas of specialty include personal injury, catastrophic tort and accident cases as well as civil rights and employment matters.

Mr. Giordano has also handled commercial and contract disputes, music industry disputes, fashion industry disputes, and a variety of other matters in New York, California, Connecticut and Louisiana. We have experience with settling large cases and have secured multimillion dollar settlements for our clients.

As a former New York State Rackets and Homicide Prosecutor, Mr. Giordano conducted investigations of and tried cases involving organized crime, white collar crime, public corruption, and homicides. We understand the way the Police Department operates and law enforcement agencies in general. This is a great asset in litigating civil rights matters.

Mr. Giordano also has significant local and federal legislative and political experience as a Legislative Counsel to the United States Senate and as the Counsel to the State and Federal Legislation Committee of the New York City Council. We understand relevant political systems and know how to navigate through them for our clients. We speak a variety of languages. Mr. Giordano is fluent in Spanish.

The broad range of our experience is unparalleled in the legal community. We are capable of ascertaining the best strategic plan for your situation with our broad knowledge of many different areas of the law. We maintain close relationships with our clients and often represent them in various contexts from civil litigation to drawing up contracts, other transactional matters as well as criminal representation. We are adept at litigating against the largest law firms and are fiercely result oriented.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Russian

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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Civil Rights: 30%
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%
  4. Commercial: 5%
  5. Entertainment: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Giordano. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Saleem S. Rizvi

    I endorse this lawyer. Carmen is an excellent litigator who takes great interest in his clients needs. I referred clients to him with outstanding results.


    Saleem Rizvi Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Giordano Law Offices PLLC

226 Lenox Ave
New York, NY, 10027


NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Appointed to Tort Litigation CommitteeNew York City Bar Association2015
2015 New York Metro Super LawyerThomson Reuters2015
2014 New York Metro Super LawyerThompson Reuters2014
2013 New York Metro Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
Best Ongoing Series for In Touch radio show "Know Your Rights"National Association of Radio Reading Services1998
Special Commendation for defending city in legal matterMayor Rudolph Giuliani1996
National Career Prosecutors Conference Rep. for DA's OfficeDistrict Attorney Elizabeth Holtzman1987
Lung-Chu Chen Award for Excellence in the Field of Human RightsNew York Law School1985
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorJohn Jay College Of Criminal Justice2014 - Present
Principal AttorneyGiordano Law Office2000 - Present
Lead Counsel, Catastrophic Tort & Employee Discrimination CasesLevy Phillips & Konigsberg, LLP1996 - 2000
Senior Trial Specialist for the Special Litigation UnitCorporation Counsel Of The City Of New York1993 - 1996
Counsel to the New York City CouncilCorporation Counsel Of The City Of New York1992 - 1993
United States SenateLegislative Counsel1990 - 1992
Assistant District Attorney, Racketeering & HomicideKings County District Attorney's Office1985 - 1990
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York City Bar AssociationAppointed to Tort Litigation Committee2015 - Present
Harlem Business AllianceMember2013 - Present
National Action NetworkLegal Rights Panel Associate2012 - Present
201 East 79th Street LLCBoard Member2003 - 2004
National Lawyers Guild (New York chapter)Member2001 - 2008
245 East 72nd Street LLCPresident2001 - 2002
New York City Bar AssociationDesignated LRS Referral Attorney1986 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Civil Rights Victory for Falsely Imprisoned Homeless ManCleared record and settlement for client
Immigrantes Deuncian Otro Caso Abuso PolicialSettlement for clients
Mother's Victory for her mentally ill son's death by NYPDsettlement for client
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Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalDefamation in Email: The Judicial Privilege2014
New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative LawComparative Constitutional Law and Human Rights, Bandua Mukti Morcha v. Union of India1986
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawN/AN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National Action Network Legal NightVideo Surveillance: Know Your Rights2015
National Action Network Legal NightHow To Select Attorney For Your Legal Needs2014
National Action Network Legal NightDocumenting Your Personal Injury2013
Our Lady of Lord's-Brooklyn, NYViral Contamination at Private Schools: Legal Rights and Remedies2002
1997 Conference, New York State Civil Court JudgesEvidence at Trial, Permissible Impeachment of Witnesses under the CPLR1997