Richard A. DeMaio focuses on litigation in varied subject matter including contract issues, business disputes, environmental matters, municipal matters including Article 78 proceedings, Federal Court matters, and landlord-tenant cases. He works extensively on researching, drafting, and arguing motions in State and Federal Court, as well as appeals. Richard also has experience in preparing cases for trial including assisting with trial strategy and drafting trial memoranda. Richard’s research and writing have led to many successful outcomes and creative litigation strategies for the firm’s clients, particularly in the areas of municipal liability, commercial litigation, and environmental issues.
Richard joined CMM as a Summer Associate in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Richard worked at the New York State Division of Human Rights while in law school and also served as a legal intern for Judge Arthur Spatt of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Richard is particularly interested in the intersection of law and technology, making him a go-to attorney at the firm for issues regarding e-discovery.
Hofstra University Honors College, B.A. (magna cum laude)
Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, J.D. (cum laude) (Notes Editor, Hofstra Law Review, Volume 45)
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York