Steven J. Auletta

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Albany, NY

Rivkin Radler LLP
 | 66 South Peral Street, 11th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-462-3000
Fax: 518-462-4199
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven Auletta has spent more than a decade defending clients in a wide range of civil matters throughout New York in federal and state courts. He is an associate in Rivkin Radler LLP’s General Liability Practice Group, where he concentrates on counseling and defending clients accused of negligence, breach of contract, professional malpractice and misconduct, and civil rights violations.

Early in his career, Steve served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York, where he defended the City and its employees as a member of the Manhattan Trial Unit and the Special Federal Litigation division. He then entered private practice, representing corporations and individuals from the earliest stages of litigation through verdicts and appeals.

After graduating from Siena College, Steve attended Brooklyn Law School, where he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, Trial Advocacy Division.

Steve has lectured for the New York State Bar Association, and has presented several continuing legal education courses on deposition tactics, investigative techniques, electronic discovery, and the role of social media in civil litigation.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Civil Litigation
  • 40%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

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About Steven Auletta

Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Past-Member, Siena College Student Finance Committee
  • Past-Member, Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society, Trial Advocacy Division

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2009
  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2014
  • Albany County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, LRC: Patient Suffers Stroke During Elective Hair Transplant, Has $2.7 Million Verdict Reduced Due to Culpable Conduct, Physician Risk Management, October 2013
  • Author, Physician Legal Review & Commentary: Knee Disfigurement Following Surgery Results in a Jury Verdict of $12.7 Million, Physician Risk Management, October 2012


  • Defense verdict in a dental malpractice case following a five-day jury trial. Note:  Attorney Advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome., 2017
  • Rochford v. Woodloch Pines, Inc. 824 F.Supp.2d 343 (EDNY 2011)
  • GEICO, et al. v. Kogen, et al. v. Porter, et al. (EDNY 2013)
  • Longbrake, et al. v. Vassar Brothers Medical Center (SDNY 2013)
  • Bektic-Marrero v. New York Medical College, et al. (SDNY 2011)

Educational Background:

  • Siena College, B.A., 2004
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Office Location for Steven J. Auletta

66 South Peral Street
11th Floor
Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-462-3000

Fax: 518-462-4199

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Last Updated: 3/30/2020

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