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Cesar Zuniga

Cesar Zuniga

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Real Estate, Debt Settlement

About Me

Cesar is licensed to practice law in the State of New York, the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court (Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York).  Cesar received his bachelor's degree from Manhattan College in 2000 graduating magna cum laude where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.  Mr. Zuniga attended Pace University School of Law in White Plains where he graduated in 2003 with cum laude honors.  Cesar interned for a Federal District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York during law school.


After graduating from law school, Mr. Zuniga practiced law at several insurance defense and general practice firms where he prepared and argued motions, conducted examinations under oath and depositions, attended arbitrations, attended mediations, and conducted trials.  He has represented clients in Civil Court, Landlord Tenant Court, Small Claims Court, Supreme Court, Family Court, Federal Bankruptcy Court and Federal District Court.  


Mr. Zuniga is a member of the New York State Bar Association and Hispanic National Bar Association. He is an avid runner and raced in the New York City Marathon and New York City Half Marathon on multiple occassions.  


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    2 years
  2. Real Estate: 40%
    2 years
  3. Debt Settlement: 10%
    2 years



Hourly ($200-400/hour), Contingent (20-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

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    Cesar Zuniga is an excellent attorney. He is a master of his craft. Experienced litigator, trial attorney, and has achieved settlements for clients better than most attorneys I know.


    Concetta Rinaldi Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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    I endorse this lawyer. Cesar's law firm is well respected within the NY Courts. Cesar does a great job advocating for his clients.


    Usman Nawaz
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer



NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Phi Beta Kappa Society Manhattan CollegePhi Beta Kappa2000
ScholarshipWestchester County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce1996

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerZuniga Rinaldi2009 - Present
AssociateSundheim & Associates2005 - 2008
AssociateMelli Guerrin & Wall PC2004 - 2005
Part Time AssociateTully & Burns2002 - 2003
Legal InternSouthern District of New York2002 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Association of RealtorsMember2014 - Present
Westchester Association of RealtorsMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Hispanic National Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lambert v. J.A. Jones ConstructionsDefendant's SJ Motion was granted dismissing various labor law claims.
Huntington Hospital v. New York Central Mutual Fire Ins. Co.Order Reversed and Granting Defendant's Summary Judgment Motion

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Manhattan CollegeInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

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