Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C.
18th Floor New York, NY 10271
(516) 742-0707 www.triallaw1.com
Christopher T. McGrath is one of the Firm's leading trial attorneys. A string of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements have earned Mr. McGrath a stellar reputation in the legal community. His recent successes include an $11 million recovery in a wrongful death case involving a motor vehicle accident, and a $4 million recovery for an injured worker at a construction site. His reputation has made him a magnet for clients and attorneys seeking top-notch representation for serious injury matters. Chris McGrath is also well recognized as a lecturer in the continuing legal education programs for bar associations and law schools. He is also an adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra University School of Law. His work has garnered him numerous prestigious awards, including the highest rating (AVÂ®) from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.*
Chris is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum. He has been listed in Super Lawyers magazine and New York Magazine as one of the top lawyers in New York, and was named by Best Lawyers in America as one of the top 500 personal injury attorneys in America and Top 10 Best Verdicts in New York State. He was President of the Nassau County Bar Association for the 2005-2006 term. He has been a member of the Grievance Committee for the 10th Judicial District, was appointed to the New York State Judicial Screening Commission and, is now a 2 time past chair of the NCBA Judicial screening committee. Mr. McGrath is a member of the Committees on Character and Fitness for the Second Judicial Department. He received the New York State Bar Assocation Attorney Professionalism Award, was named by The American Institute of Personal injury attorneys as a 10 Best Attorney, and was appointed Special Master-Mandatory Civil Appeals Appellate Division Second Department NY State. Mr. McGrath joined the Firm upon his graduation from law school in 1983 and has been a Member since 1989. Chris is a dedicated alumnus of the University of Dayton School of Law from which he graduated in 1983. Chris is an active participant in local community matters, including his beloved Kiwanis.