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I am a litigation attorney concentrating his practice in criminal defense, DWI defense and plaintiff's personal injury.  I have been practicing for 20 years am a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and was recently named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for 2013.  I am a partnere in the law firm of Palermo Tuohy Bruno, PLLC and we have two locations in Suffolk County and one location in Manhattan.  


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 5%
    22 years, 50 cases



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

8 total 

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  • Anthony M. La Pinta

    I highly endorse Ed Palermo. I have known Ed for over 15 years as a fellow criminal defense attorney on Long Island. He is a hard working attorney who has earned a very fine reputation as a fierce advocate for his clients. I admire him for his legal knowledge and ability.


    Anthony La Pinta Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Carl Alessandro Maltese

    Ed is one of the finest criminal attorneys in Suffolk County. I frequently refer clients to him. He has always achieved excellent results and my clients have been very happy with him. He is capable of handling the most complex State and Federal criminal cases.


    Carl Maltese Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

1300 Veterans Highway
Hauppauge, NY, 11788


NYCurrently registered 199407/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 10National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPalermo Tuohy Bruno PLLC1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Criminal Defense AttorneysAttorney Member2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysAttorney Member2003 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. KovolovskyDismissed
People v. Perkowskiacquittal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994