Richard J. Nicolello

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Richard J. Nicolello

Of Counsel

Professional Profile

Richard J. Nicolello is coverage counsel at Congdon, Flaherty & O’Callaghan and manages the firm’s insurance coverage team. He provides coverage analysis on claims involving personal and commercial lines policies to a number of insurers. He has litigated numerous declaratory judgment actions in both State and Federal Court.

Mr. Nicolello is also the Presiding Officer of the Nassau County Legislature. He was a charter member of the Legislature, and has represented the 9th Legislative District since 1996. He is the Chair of the Legislature’s Rules Committee and the Vice Chair Budget Review Committee.

Practice Areas

  • General Liability Defense
    • Educational Institution Defense
    • Municipal Defense
    • Motor Vehicle Liability Defense
    • Premises Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury


  • Fordham Law School (J.D.)
  • St. John’s University (B.A.), Magna cum Laude


  • New York State Bar
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Nassau County Bar Association

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