Lucille Fontana, Esq.
Lucille Fontana, Esq. is one of the founding partners of Fontana Giannini LLP. Lucille graduated first in her class from Pace Law School in 1981. Since then she has represented many hundreds of injured people, and the families of those who have died. She has obtained many million dollar plus results at trial and settlement.
In 2001 Lucille was the recipient of the New York State Bar Association Award for Attorney Professionalism. The Award cited her “superb representation” of her clients and her “zealous advocacy, integrity, civility, and sensitivity.”
Lucille also received the Pace University School of Law Distinguished Service Award in November, 2000.
She was selected for induction into the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers which limits its membership to no more than 1% of a state’s lawyers. She has received the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell for 30 consecutive years and has been selected to Super Lawyers for 8 years. In 2019, she was selected as a Top 25 Super Lawyers in Westchester County.
Lucille lectures frequently on various aspects of personal injury litigation.
In her 39 years of practice, Ms. Fontana has had an outstanding record of successfully prosecuting and resolving the claims of those she has represented. Her individualized attention has resulted in many clients who are more than just satisfied. They recognize, and are grateful for, her tenacity and caring.
J.D., Pace University School of Law, 1981
Magna Cum Laude
B.A., Wheeling College, 1968
M.S.W., Fordham School of Social Work, 1970
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of New York, 1982
U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2013
Professional and Bar Association Memberships
Office of Court Administration
Civil Practice Rules and Law Advisory Committee
Volunteer Mediation Panel, Federal Court, SDNY
American College of Trial Lawyers
New York State Bar Association
Past Co-chair Committee on the Tort System
Attorney Professionalism Committee
Westchester County Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Foundation