BS Philosoophy and Sociology - Syracuse University 2000JD Law, Cum Laude - Seton Hall 2003
Mr. Germano began his legal career at the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office in Freehold, New Jersey. He first practiced in the Appellate Bureau of the Office, researching, drafting and arguing appeals, as well as assisting then Prosecutor John Kaye with special and complex assignments. While at the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Germano also gained considerable experience in court, as he prosecuted countless cases during his time there.
In 2005, Mr. Germano left the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office to return to Syracuse, and accept a position with Mackenzie Hughes, LLP, in their litigation department. While at Mackenzie Hughes, LLP, Mr. Germano represented individuals and entities in a variety of different types of cases, including but not limited to contract negotiation, construction litigation, property casualty, mass tort litigation and contract disputes and litigation. Mr. Germano also assisted in the firm’s representation of multiple municipalities and other government entities, which included land use zoning and planning, environmental regulations and concerns, collective bargaining, code drafting and enforcement, as well as defending the entities in actions actions against them for money damages.
Mr. Germano then accepted a position with Goldberg Segalla, LLP, continuing his representation of clients in land use, property casualty, construction and contractual litigation. Representing general contractors, subcontractors and owners in both State and Federal proceedings ensures Mr. Germano is capable to provide complete and thorough legal services to all of his clients.
Prior to starting his own law firm, Mr. Germano worked for both the Cortland County Department of Social Services, and most recently the Onondaga District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted and tried some of the highest profile, complex cases before Onondaga County Grand and Petit Juries.
Mr. Germano’s experience has allowed him to become familiar with and proficient at negotiating matters to ensure fair results for his clients. What sets him apart and provides his clients with added security is knowing that because of his considerable trial experience, should judicial intervention be necessary, there is nobody more capable.