Founders

MICHAEL A. CERUSSI, JR. (1949 – 2011)

ARTHUR J. SPRING  (1923 – 2001)

Members

RONALD G. CRISPI, President
rcrispi@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5202
Admitted to bar, 1987, Connecticut; 1988, New York and U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1994, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 2002, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York. Education: Guilford College (B.A., 1983). Recipient of Nereus English Athletic Leadership Award. Pace University (J.D., 1987). Member, Pace University Law Review, 1986-1987. Member: Westchester County, New York State, New York County and American Bar Associations; New York State Trial Lawyers Association; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; The Defense Research Institute, Inc.; Member, Council on Litigation Management.

Attorney Ronald G. Crispi has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

THOMAS F. CERUSSI
tcerussi@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5203
Admitted to bar, 1989, New York; 1990, New Jersey, Connecticut and U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1996, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 2010, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York. Education: Manhattan College (B.A., 1985); Hofstra University (J.D., 1988). Assistant District Attorney, Westchester County, 1988-1990. Member: Westchester County and American Bar Associations; New York State Trial Lawyers Association; The Defense Research Institute, Inc; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; Member, Council on Litigation Management.

Attorney Thomas F. Cerussi has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

PETER RIGGS
priggs@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5211
Admitted to bar, 1995, Connecticut; 1996, New York, U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Education: Yale University (B.A., 1977); Pace University (J.D., cum laude, 1995). Language: French. Member: Westchester County Bar Association; New York County Lawyers Association (Member, Committee on Appellate Practice).

KEVIN P. WESTERMAN
kwesterman@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5213
Admitted to bar, 1995, New Jersey; 1996, Connecticut, New York; 1998, U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 2000, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut. Education: Iona College (B.A., 1982), (M.B.A., 1985); Pace University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1995). Articles Editor, Pace Law Review, 1994-1995.

Counsel

RICHARD D. BENTZEN
rbentzen@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5205
Admitted to bar, 1978, Connecticut; 1979, New York; 1980, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1998, United States Supreme Court. Education: Bucknell University (B.A., 1975); Villanova School of Law (J.D., 1978). Member: American (Member, Section on Litigation), Connecticut, Westchester (Member, Committee on Liaison with the Judiciary) and New York State (Member, Section on Torts, Insurance & Compensation Section) Bar Associations and New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Lecturer, New York State Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Issues and Applications; Member, Council on Litigation Management.

Attorney Richard D. Bentzen has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Associates

LISA CONTE
lconte@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5207
Admitted to bar, 1997, New York.  Education: Fordham University (B.A., 1993); St. John’s University (J.D., 1996).

CHRISTA D’ANGELICA
cdangelica@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5208
Admitted to bar, 2008, Connecticut; 2009, New York.  Education:  Fordham University – Rose Hill (B.A., 2003); Pace University School of Law (J.D., 2008); Sarah Lawrence College (M.A. 2009).

JENNIFER R. FREEDMAN
jfreedman@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5209
Admitted to bar, 1997, New York.  Education:  State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A., 1993); New England School of Law (J.D., 1996).

KEVIN M. GRIFFITH
kgriffith@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5212
Admitted to bar, 2015, New York.  Education: University at Albany (B.A., 2009); University of Buffalo Law School (J.D., 2014).

HENRY J. KUSJANOVIC
hkusjanovic@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5206
Admitted to bar, 2013, New York; 2013, New Jersey. Education: Franklin & Marshall College (B.A., 2006); Pace University School of Law (J.D., 2013).

CHRISTOPHER B. ROBERTA
croberta@cerussilaw.com  |  (914) 205-5204
Admitted to bar, 2014, New York, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.  Education: SUNY Purchase (B.A., 2009); Pace University School of Law (J.D., 2013).