Ellen Bissett DeRiggi has extensive experience advising clients on practical and legal strategies relating to issues including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial real estate transactions, contract negotiations, general corporate management, implementation of business initiatives, and trust and estate planning for high net worth individuals. Some of Ellen’s representative clients include wholesale distributors, real estate developers, mortgage bankers, private investment firms, corporate executives, and family-owned businesses.
Ellen has also substantial experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal court on both the trial and appellate level, in areas such as business fraud, partnership dissolution, breach of contract and insurance coverage disputes, as well as before numerous regulatory agencies such as the New York State Division of Human Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Ellen began her legal career at a boutique Long Island firm in practicing in the areas of corporate transactions and commercial litigation. She then moved to a full-service commercial firm where she practiced in the corporate and securities department, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions. Prior to joining Campolo Middleton, Ellen was the principal of Ellen Bissett DeRiggi, P.C. in Huntington, New York, where she specialized in serving a wide range of legal needs of business owners, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and high net worth individuals.
Colgate University, B.A.
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D.
Harvard Business School, Executive Education: Corporate Finance
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Northern District of New York
Boards, Associations, and Leadership
Board of Directors, Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation
Board of Directors, Bissett Nursery Corp.
Leadership in Law Award, Long Island Business News (2014)