Arthur P. Xanthos

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in New York, New York

Gartner + Bloom PC
Arthur P. Xanthos
Gartner + Bloom PC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Construction Litigation

Licensed in New York since: 1991

Education: Fordham University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

Gartner + Bloom PC

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11th Floor
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Arthur P. Xanthos is a partner at the New York-based law firm Gartner + Bloom PC for over two decades. He takes on cases involving insurance law and real estate law, with a special focus on premises liability, toxic tort and construction law.

Prior to becoming a partner at the firm, Mr. Xanthos worked as an attorney for more than half a decade. He takes on cases involving trials and arbitrations and represents a wide variety of clients, including giant corporations, developers, contractors, condominiums and construction managers.

Mr. Xanthos earned his bachelor’s degree in 1986 from Williams College where he was also the recipient of a seven-year academic scholarship for excelling in his studies. Later in 1989, he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Fordham University School of Law.

With his zealousness and experience, Mr. Xanthos is recognized among his clients and peers alike. He happily dedicates his time to each client individually to understand their needs and expectations before proceeding to devise a legal solution for them. His decades of experience as an attorney and unique take on several cases have helped him in garnering numerous successful defense verdicts and trial resolutions. He is rated “Good” on Avvo.

Apart from being active in the legal community, Mr. Xanthos extensively lectures and is a visiting professor at the Pratt Institute where he imparts his knowledge to students pursuing construction management degree. He has also co-authored a few articles on mold litigation and has been a guest lecturer since 1990 at the New York Building Managers’ Association

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business
  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 30% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20% Construction Litigation: Business

First Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage:

  • Recognition of his success at the Bar, has been selected as a SuperLawyer in the New York Metro area, 2013
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Sanchez v. Brown Harris Stevens (employment discrimination)
  • Burbridge v. Soho Plaza (2018)(property damage trial)
  • Shackman v. 400 East 85th Street Realty Corp. (2018)(property damage trial)
  • M.C. v. NYCHA (2018)(high profile personal injury trial)
  • D’Allessandro v. Geico (2017)(snow and ice trial)
  • Vengrenyuk v. Exxon (2016)(personal injury trial)
  • Benton v. 80 Cranberry (2016) (toxic tort trial)
  • Engler v. Aurajo (2016) (motor vehicle defense verdict)
  • Reinhard v. Connaught Tower (2015)(secondhand smoke trial)
  • Berenger v. 261 West LLC (2011)(condominium cooling tower nuisance trial)
  • Carol Francis v. Leon B. DeMatteis (2010)(toxic tort defense verdict)
  • Smith v. N.Y. Enterprises (2008)(premises liability trial)
  • Hui v. East Broadway Mall (2006) (corporate law defense verdict)
  • Garcia v. Reika Realty (2002) (premises liability defense verdict)
  • Sorrentino v. Panzer Demolition (2000) (premises liability defense verdict)
  • Shuler v. Chiuten (1997)(medical malpractice directed verdict)
  • Lowe v. Madison 79 (building encroachment)
  • Brown v. Time Warner Cable (employment discrimination)
  • Payson v 50 Sutton Place South (insurance subrogation)
  • Waller v. Site Safety (premises liability)
  • Jones v. 170 East 92 Street (toxic tort)
  • Van Kipnis v. Van Kipnis (contracts)
  • Theodoli v. 170 East 77 (civil procedure)
  • Great Northern v. 33072 Owners (insurance subrogation)
  • DiCarlo v. Beacway (toxic tort)
  • Ogust v. 451 Broome Street (toxic tort)
  • Carroll v. Nostra Realty (toxic tort)
  • Spalma v. Lawrence Towers (toxic tort)
  • Hui v. Tieh Chi Ho (corporations law)
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “Slippery Stairs and the Labor Law: New Guidance”, May 2017
  • “Mold Litigation – 2007 Overview”, July 2007, (co-author), published by Lorman Education Seminar Series
  • “Mold Litigation – 2008 Overview”, (co-author) July 2008, published by Lorman Education Seminar Series
  • “The Crystal Ball: Toxic Tort Litigation”, 2012
  • Lectures, Various Legal Topics, 1990 to present (New York Building Managers Association) – guest lecturer for many years, addressing a professional guild of building managers on topics related to the building manager industry
  • Lectures, Insurance Topics, 1994 to present (various insurance carriers) – provide seminars to insurance carrier clients on topics involving the defense of tort claims
  • Lecture, 2007 Real Estate Litigation (Lorman) – lecture to New York attorneys at day-long seminar as part of their continuing legal education requirements
  • Lecture, 2008 Real Estate Litigation (Lorman) – lecture to New York attorneys at day-long seminar as part of their continuing legal education requirements
  • Lecture, 2012 “The Future of Toxic Tort Claims” – lecture to attorneys and insurance professionals at national seminar in Boca Raton, Florida
  • Lecture, 2014 “When the Hammer Drops” – lecture to attorneys and insurance professionals at national seminar in Orlando, Florida.
  • “Noises Off”, January 2014
  • “The Legal Fees Sword”, January 2014
  • “Adjacent Landowner Liability for City Sidewalk Defects”, January 2014
  • “Spoiling the Evidence – Spoiling the Case”, January 2014
  • “Pre-Loss Risk Management Meetings”, February 2014
  • “Mold Up in the Air: Settled”, August 2014
  • “Binding Arbitration: A New Timebomb”,  August 2014
  • “Arbitrating Indemnity Issues”, October 2014
  • “Ignoring Court Ordered Discovery Leads to Preclusion”, December 2014
  • “NYC Building Owners and the Legionella Outbreak”, August 2015
  • “Mold Personal Injury Lawsuits”, August 2016
  • “Landlords and Secondhand Smoke Complaints: The Appellate Division Clears the Air”,  (co-author), May 2017
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College, Recipient of a 7-year academic scholarship, 1986

Office location for Arthur P. Xanthos

801 Second Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-759-5800


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

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