Robert J. Avallone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Islandia, NY

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP
 | One CA Plaza, Suite 225
Islandia, NY 11749
Phone: 631-386-8370
Fax: 631-755-0117
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (50%),
  • Insurance Coverage (50%)
Attorney Profile

As the managing partner of the Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP, law firm in Islandia, New York, attorney Robert J. Avallone supervises the firm's practice areas involving all types of general and civil litigation, appeals, insurance coverage defense, professional and municipal liability defense, and corporate and business law. Representing clients throughout New York in both state and federal courts, Mr. Avallone uses his extensive knowledge and experience gained from his 38 years of practice to deliver the highest level of legal service possible to his clients.

After receiving his Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in management science and economics from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 1976, Mr. Avallone attended St. John's University School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1979. The following year, the New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Well-versed in his practice areas, Mr. Avallone frequently lectures before various public and private institutions on topics related to insurance coverage and litigation. Along with being an approved guardian ad litem and receiver, he also serves the New York State Unified Court System as a counselor to receivers.

Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Avallone is active in many professional legal organizations, including the Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, the New York Claim Association, the Defense Research Institute and the Primerus Defense Institute, where he is involved with the organization's insurance coverage and bad faith group. He also serves on the American Bar Association Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee, the Nassau-Suffolk Claim Managers' Council and the Nassau County Bar Association Grievance Committee.

Recognized for his high ethical standards and exceptional legal service, he holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and Long Island Pulse magazine named him a Top Legal Eagle for litigation in Suffolk and Nassau counties.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%General Litigation
  • 50%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Litigation, Insurance, Insurance Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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About Robert Avallone

Admitted: 1980, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated as "Top Legal Eagle" in Suffolk and Nassau Counties for litigation and insurance coverage, Long Island Pulse Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2002
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1980
  • United States Supreme Court, 2001
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Grievance Committee
  • Primerus Defense Institute, Member
  • Nassau Suffolk Claim Managers Council, Member
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, 1997
  • American Bar Association, Torts/Insurance Committee
  • Primerus Defense Institute, Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Group
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member
  • New York Claims Association, Member
  • New York State Unified Court System Attorney-Client Dispute Resolution Program, Board of Governors, Former Member
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1980

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • SUNY Geneseo Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Centerport United Methodist Church, Member

Educational Background:

  • State University of New York College, Geneseo, Bachelor of Science, Honors: cum laude, Majors: Management Science and Economics, 1976
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Office Location for Robert J. Avallone

One CA Plaza
Suite 225
Islandia, NY 11749

Phone: 631-386-8370

Fax: 631-755-0117

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Last Updated: 3/23/2020

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