Attorneys Profiles

Carl T. Grasso

Position: Member

Address: Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.
125 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004

Phone: (212) 471-8525

Fax: (212) 344-3333



Carl Grasso is a member of the firm and specializes in complex civil litigation, including products liability, consumer protection litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury for both defense and plaintiff, insurance coverage declaratory matters, and has litigated in such diverse areas as trusts and estates, and election law. He also supervises nationally the defense of products liability and toxic tort matters for major manufacturers. He has received Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating. He has been an arbitrator in Small Claims Court, New York County, since 1995. He has been appointed as a guardian ad litem by the Nassau County Surrogate in a number of matters. He was admitted to the Bar of New York in1980, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District and Eastern District of New York. He is a member of The New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association, American Judges Association and Association of Arbitrators.

His published works include:
Co-author of “New York Trial Notebook,” James Publishing, Inc., 2005 (reviewed by Paul D. Rheingold in the New York Law Journal, May 17, 2006) (updated 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) (co-authors are Edward L. Birnbaum, Esq. and Hon. Ariel E. Belen, formerly of the Appellate Division, Second Department, now with JAMS)

Co-author of Chapter "The Medical Chart as Evidence" in the Jones and Bartlett publication The Medical Record As A Forensic Resource edited by Campion Quinn, M.D., 2004

Effective Direct and Cross-Examination, Chapter 5, First Annual Civil Litigation Institute Course Handbook, Practicing Law Institute, 1997

Military Justice Within the Reserve Components: A New Chapter in RC Dealings and the UCMJ, The Army Lawyer, p. 64, Oct., 1988

The Statute of Limitations as Applied to Medical Malpractice Actions Brought Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 117 Military L. Rev. 1, 1987

He graduated from New York Law School cum laude in 1979, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now Polytechnic Institute of New York University) in 1969.

After serving on active duty as a U.S. Army engineer officer, including service in Vietnam, he retired from the U. S. Army Reserve as a Colonel in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in 1996. He received the Bronze Star in 1971 and the Legion of Merit in 1996.

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