Angela Morcone Giannini

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in White Plains, NY

Fontana Giannini LLP
 | 140 Grand Street, White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-517-3695
Fax: 914-428-9750
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

As a founding partner of the law firm of Fontana Giannini LLP in White Plains, New York, attorney Angela Morcone Giannini devotes her practice to advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or lost a loved one as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Throughout the course of her more than 29 years practicing law, she has achieved success helping her plaintiff clients recover the full amount of compensation they deserve for their serious personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from automobile accidents, dangerous property conditions, medical malpractice, construction accidents and other preventable tragedies.

She possess the unique ability to demonstrate sincere compassion when dealing with her clients while exhibiting tenacity and persistence both inside and outside the courtroom to secure the maximum amount for those in need and she has helped recover millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of those she has served over her years of practice.

A 1985 summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University and inducted in the elite group of Phi Beta Kappa, Ms. Giannini attended Pace University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1988. She was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in December 1988 and the New York Bar in March 1989.   She is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Well regarded in her field, Ms. Giannini has written extensively and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars on a variety of topics related to effective trial advocacy and other subjects, and she has served as mentor to numerous law students through her involvement with New York State court program.  She has also been the author of the Litigation Tip Column for the Women's Westcheser Bar Association monthly newsletter since 2012.  

Active in her legal community, she is President Elect of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association for the 2017-2018 term and has served on the Executive Board as Recording Secretary and Treasurer in past years.  She also co-chairs the Litigation and Legislation Committees for the assocaition. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Westchester County Bar Association and is presently a member of the Westchester County Bar Judicial Screening Committee.   She is also a member of the New York State Bar Assocaition and member of the New York State Trial Lawyer's Assocaition where she also serves on the Judicial Screening Committee.  In 2008, she was elected and inducted as a Fellow in the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers Association, an honor limited to only 500 fellows throughout the United States and Internationally. 

Recognized for her high ethical standards and exceptional legal abilities, Ms. Giannini holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and she has received numerous other awards and honors for her professionalism and service.

*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
  • 60%Personal Injury - General
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Angela Giannini

Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage: http://fgnylaw.com/

Honors/Awards:

  • High Academic Achievement Honor, Phi Beta Kappa, Fordham University , 1985
  • For service on the WWBA Exceutive Board of Directors, Certificate of Merit , NY State Senate, 2018
  • Achievement in field of practice, Top Women Lawyers Metro 2018 , Superlawyers, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President Elect, Westchester Women's Bar Association
  •  Co-Chair, Westchester County Women’s Bar Association, Litigation Committee
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers
  •  Past Medico-Legal Committee, Westchester County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Superlawyers

Newsletters:

  • Westchester Women's Bar Association Monthly Newsletter (2012-Present), Litigation Tip Column

Educational Background:

  • Fordham University, summa cum laude,1985
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Office Location for Angela Morcone Giannini

140 Grand Street
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-517-3695

Fax: 914-428-9750

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Last Updated: 12/10/2019

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