Robert M. Calica

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Garden City, NY

Rosenberg Calica & Birney LLP
100 Garden City Plaza, Suite 408
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-747-7400
Fax: 516-908-3502
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1970
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (40%), Appellate (20%), Environmental Litigation (20%), Land Use/Zoning (20%)
Attorney Profile

As a senior partner at Rosenberg Calica & Birney LLP, Robert M. Calica is dedicated to representing clients in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan and the Bronx, New York. He focuses his practice on commercial and civil matters that involve litigation and appeals, handling the following: breach of contract, business dissolution, injunctions, zoning, environmental and real estate litigation.

In 1966, Mr. Calica earned a Bachelor of Arts from New York University. He then received a Juris Doctor in 1969 from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a member of the school's Law Review.

Commercial disputes can quickly move from a simple disagreement to complex litigation. With more than 40 years of experience handling both plaintiffs' and defendants' cases, Mr. Calica understands the laws that govern business practices. He regularly represents clients such as banks, municipalities, developers, individuals and other business entities to resolve civil and commercial matters.

Taking the time to understand his client's goals for the case, Mr. Calica uses innovative, evidence-based arguments to secure favorable outcomes. Whether he is negotiating a settlement or litigating in the courtroom, Mr. Calica always prioritizes his client's best interests. Known for his thorough representation, he has handled more than 200 appeals, including arguing many cases before the New York State Court of Appeals. Several of Mr. Calica's successes have been detailed in publications such as The New York Times and Newsday.

Mr. Calica maintains open communication with his clients from the initial consultation to the end of any appeal (if necessary), and he has established a reputation for efficient and effective advocacy. For his achievements, Mr. Calica holds an Av "Highest" rating.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 20%Appellate
  • 20%Environmental Litigation
  • 20%Land Use/Zoning
Focus Areas



7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021

About Robert M. Calica

Admitted: 1970

Professional Webpage:,-Senior-Partner_cp...

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • His distinguished career and accomplishments have been profiled in feature articles appearing in Newsday and The New York Times


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn Law Review Published Member

Educational Background

  • New York University, B.A., 1966
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Office Location for Robert M. Calica

100 Garden City Plaza
Suite 408
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-747-7400

Fax: 516-908-3502

Last Updated: 4/21/2021

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