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Trevor M. Torcello concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial, litigation, corporate law, employment law, and commercial real estate. Mr. Torcello provides counseling on a number of current technology driven issues including social media in the workplace, and in the retention and preservation of electronically stored documents. Mr. Torcello received his J.D./M.B/A. from the University at Buffalo in 2007 and is admitted to practice before all New York State Court, the Federal District Court for the Western District of New York; and the United States Tax Court. He has also been admitted pro hac vice to represent clients in Federal District Courts in Illinois and Ohio. Mr. Torcello is active in the Western New York community, has served as a director on various area not-for-profits and has served on the UB School of Management Alumni Associations Committee on Technology and Social Networking.


Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 30%
  2. Commercial: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 25%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%

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Gross, Shuman, Brizdle & Gilfillan

465 Main St Ste 600
Buffalo, NY, 14203-1713


NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Robert J. Connolly Trial Technique AwardUniversity at Buffalo Law School2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGross, Shuman, Brizdle & Gilfillan2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of Erie CountyN/A2007 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Buffalo Business FirstWhere Work and Social Media Meet2012
Buffalo Law JournalNLRB Sets Guidelines on Social Media2012
Gross Shuman BlogMy Dog Ate My Emails2011
Gross Shuman BlogBuffalo Case Highlights the Need to Examine Policies Concerning Social Media in the Workplace.2011
Gross Shuman BlogMissouri Law a Sign of Things to Come?2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawN/AJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA2007
State University of New York at BuffaloPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
You 2.0: Embracing Digital MediaSocial Media in the Workplace2012
Social Media 2012Pitfalls and Opportunities in Social Media2012
Northeast PRSASocial Media and Employment Law2011