Gary Casimir is a Partner and is based in the firm’s New York City office. Mr. Casimir is actively engaged in defending and trying toxic torts, product liability, and complex civil and criminal litigation. Previously, Mr. Casimir was a Partner at a top New York law firm and counsel at one of the largest international law firms in the world. Mr. Casimir started his legal career as a prosecutor for the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Casimir has over 14 years of experience representing Fortune 500 companies in complex product liability and multiparty mass tort litigation. Mr. Casimir handles these cases from discovery through trial. His clients include premises owners, manufacturers, and distributors of consumer and intermediary goods and equipment, including building and construction materials, mechanical equipment, and heating equipment.
Gary also serves as court-appointed defense liaison counsel representing over 50 defense firms and assisting the court in managing hundreds of asbestos cases.
Mr. Casimir has also advised clients on a variety of commercial, banking, real estate, and criminal matters, including commercial litigations, corporate transactions, contract enforcement and defense, foreclosures, white collar defense, and governmental investigations.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, The New York City Bar Association, New York City Association of Black Partners & General Counsel and the National Association of Black Prosecutors.
Speeches & Appearances
• Legal Commentator for CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Court TV, and Fox 5 News New York, 1999 – Present
• Host, “Legally Speaking,” Nationally Syndicated Radio Show, 2002-2004
• Attorney, “Power of Attorney,” 20th Century Fox Television Series, 1999-2001