Lawyers

New York
One Battery Park Plaza
28th Floor
New York, NY 10004


New Jersey
18 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 220
Florham Park, NJ 07932


Long Island
626 Rexcorp Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556


Education

J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 2000

  • Dean’s List
  • Member, Moot Court Board
  • Member, National Appellate Advocacy Team

B.S., Physics, State University of New York at Albany, 1996

Externship

Honorable David R. Homer, United States District Court, Northern District of New York

Robert Modica is Co-Managing Partner of the New York office and a member of the Professional Liability, Tort & Product Liability, Environmental/Toxic Tort, Commercial Litigation, and Employment Law practice groups. Mr. Modica’s practice includes the representation of a broad range of clients including directors and officers of both large and small businesses, attorneys, architects, engineers, accountants, brokers, manufacturers and distributers. Mr. Modica also represents businesses in various commercial disputes involving intellectual property rights, shareholder derivative claims and third-party entities; bars, taverns, hotels and other social organizations against claims from third-parties for injury or death arising from the sale of alcohol to intoxicated patrons or to minors; and defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and other employment claims.

Mr. Modica counsels clients in all phases of litigation from inception through trial. He has served as lead trial counsel and has experience conducting mediations and arbitrations, as well as drafting and arguing motions and appeals. He has successfully defended numerous actions in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Mr. Modica has also been invited to lecture locally and nationally to professional and legal organizations.  A frequent contributor to Continuing Legal Education programs for the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Modica has lectured on issues involving employment related matters, premises liability and the art of conducting depositions.  He has also given in-house seminars to insurance and self-insured organizations on a variety of matters.  

Admissions

New York
New Jersey
United States District Courts, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and
Western Districts of New York
United States District Court, District of New Jersey

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Contact

(212) 453-0717

rmodica@grsm.com


Offices

New York

New Jersey

Long Island

Education

J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, 2000

  • Dean’s List
  • Member, Moot Court Board
  • Member, National Appellate Advocacy Team

B.S., Physics, State University of New York at Albany, 1996

Externship

Honorable David R. Homer, United States District Court, Northern District of New York

Robert Modica

Office Co-Managing Partner

Practices

Biography

Robert Modica is Co-Managing Partner of the New York office and a member of the Professional Liability, Tort & Product Liability, Environmental/Toxic Tort, Commercial Litigation, and Employment Law practice groups. Mr. Modica’s practice includes the representation of a broad range of clients including directors and officers of both large and small businesses, attorneys, architects, engineers, accountants, brokers, manufacturers and distributers. Mr. Modica also represents businesses in various commercial disputes involving intellectual property rights, shareholder derivative claims and third-party entities; bars, taverns, hotels and other social organizations against claims from third-parties for injury or death arising from the sale of alcohol to intoxicated patrons or to minors; and defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and other employment claims.

Mr. Modica counsels clients in all phases of litigation from inception through trial. He has served as lead trial counsel and has experience conducting mediations and arbitrations, as well as drafting and arguing motions and appeals. He has successfully defended numerous actions in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Mr. Modica has also been invited to lecture locally and nationally to professional and legal organizations.  A frequent contributor to Continuing Legal Education programs for the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Modica has lectured on issues involving employment related matters, premises liability and the art of conducting depositions.  He has also given in-house seminars to insurance and self-insured organizations on a variety of matters.  

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Admissions

New York
New Jersey
United States District Courts, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and
Western Districts of New York
United States District Court, District of New Jersey

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