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Salvatore D. Ferlazzo

Salvatore D. Ferlazzo

also known as Sal Ferlazzo

Practice areas:

Litigation, Personal Injury, Mediation, State, Local And Municipal Law

About Me

Since 2001, we have hosted a legal talk show on a local radio station where we answer questions on a variety of topices, including personal injury, commericial and general litigation on saturday mornings.   We accept calls from all over the country on or from 10 am to 11am at 518-476-1300. Feel free to call.

I also appeared as an attorney in an Ang Lee movie, Taking Woodstock- 2008.  I was a background actor portraying a New York City attorney.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Litigation: 35%
    0 years
  3. Mediation: 20%
  4. State, Local And Municipal Law: 10%
    0 years



Contingent (25-33%)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Thomas F. Gleason

    Sal is a top flight litigator and legal strategist. He has extensive experience and intelligence, which are critical to effective legal representation.


    Thomas Gleason Administrative Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


20 Corporate Woods Boulevard Suite 2
Albany, NY, 12211



NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCollege of Saint Rose2013 - Present
Mediation PanelUnited States District Court, Northern District Of New York2006 - Present
PartnerGirvin and Ferlazzo, PC1991 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWestern New England College School Of Law1987 - 1987
PartnerOconnell and Aronowitz1983 - 1991
ClerkNew York State Court Of Appeals1981 - 1983


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rensselaer County Chamber of CommerceChairperson2008 - Present
United States District Court, Northern District of New YorkMediation Panel2006 - Present
Albany Colonie Chamber of CommerceChairperson1993 - Present
New York Bar FoundationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Albany County Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Want Ad Digest v. Display AdvertisingPlaintiff's verdict for $6,000,000
Cunningham v LibertyPlaintiff's verdit for $2,400,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
James Publishing publicationNew York Civil Practice Before Trial2001
New York State Bar JournalThe Court of Appeals Moves Towards "Certiorari" Status1986
Western New England Law ReviewFederal Courts - Jury Trials Before Magistrates1980


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Siena CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts, cum laude1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
New York State Bar AssociationGuide For the Up To Date Litigator2001
New York State Bar AssociationProving and Defending Damages1999
New York State Bar AssociationThe Trial1998
New York State Bar AssociationHow to Handle Neck and Back Injury Case1997