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April 2016

Gordon & Rees Continues Expansion of New York Office with Partners Erik DiMarco and Virginia Squitieri

Erik DiMarco and Virginia Squitieri have joined Gordon & Rees as partners in the firm’s New York office. They are members of the firm’s Environmental & Toxic Tort practice group.

Joining DiMarco and Squitieri are their team of associates, paralegals, and legal secretaries. All join the firm from the New York office of Wilson Elser, LLP. This brings the attorney count of Gordon & Rees’s New York office to forty-six.

DiMarco handles litigation for numerous Fortune 500 and privately held corporations in numerous jurisdictions throughout the U.S. His unique experience defending U.S. government contractors and associated military defense operations has enabled him to develop specialized experience and viewpoints towards defending all of his clients, which include premise owners, product manufacturers, suppliers and distributors.

Squitieri has represented numerous product and equipment manufacturers, suppliers and premises owners. She is involved in the liability, expert and medical issues and defenses associated with these cases. In addition, she represents defendants in personal injury, wrongful death and asbestos in building lawsuits. Ms. Squitieri has litigated matters relating to asbestos exposure in various contexts, including but not limited to, chemical plants, commercial plants, and buildings, powerhouses, refineries, residences, schools, shipyards and steel mills.

The New York office is comprised of dynamic and experienced attorneys who practice in the areas of appellate law, aviation law, bankruptcy, business transactions, commercial litigation, employment litigation, environmental & toxic tort, hospitality, intellectual property, professional liability defense, real estate, sports law, tort & products liability, and trust & estates.

DiMarco earned his B.A. from the University of Hartford and his J.D. from the New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Squitieri earned her B.A. from Boston University and her J.D. from New York Law School. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 650 lawyers and 38 offices in 24 states. In 2015, The National Law Journal ranked the firm 83rd on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 126 on the Am Law 200 and at No. 21 on its Diversity Scorecard. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees has been honored as a “Go-To Law Firm” for Fortune 500 companies.

Erik DiMarco
Virginia Squitieri