Steven H. Gaines has been practicing law in Westchester County and the metropolitan New York area for over twenty-five years.
He commenced his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County where he served for five years and rose to the level of senior trial attorney in the major offense bureau. He is an accomplished negotiator and litigator specializing in toxic torts, products liability, personal injury law, estate and commercial matters.
Mr. Gaines also has extensive experience in the prosecution and defense of mechanics and contractors liens. He has successfully tried to verdict over one hundred trials (both jury and non-jury). Many of these trials have resulted in substantial recoveries in millions of dollars, for clients who suffered property, business or personal damages.
Mr. Gaines is a founding member and equity partner of the firm.
Areas of Practice:
New York, 1977
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1977
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1977
Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York J.D.
George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia B.A.
County of Westchester, County of Putnam, Village of Ardsley,
Correct Care Solutions, LLC, American International Lifestyles, Inc.,
NYS Police Chiefs Benevolent Association
Hudson Valley Bank Att: Joseph Ruhl
Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP Att: Gary Karlitz
Professional Associations and Memberships:
New York State Bar Association,1982-Present Member
Westchester County Bar Association,1982-Present Member
Past Employment Positions:
Westchester County, New York, Assistant District Attorney,1977-1981