Premier Litigation Firm
Congdon, Flaherty & O’Callaghan (CFO) is recognized as one of the premier litigation firms in the New York Metropolitan area.
We provide clients with all appropriate options relative to settlement, trial, or alternative dispute resolution. Our clients are then put in the best position to make the correct decisions throughout the course of their lawsuit.
At all stages of the legal process, we are committed to providing our clients with exceptional, efficient, and cost-effective representation, with a focus on achieving the best possible result.
A Blue Chip Law Firm
Founded in 1977 by Alan E. Congdon, CFO has grown substantially to a staff of 22 attorneys, 18 support professionals, and 4 skilled paralegals.
Throughout our history, CFO has focused primarily on defense litigation. We work with companies in the insurance industry to handle all phases of civil and commercial litigation in both the Federal and State Courts of New York.
An Impressive Track Record
CFO has represented some the largest corporations, public sector entities and foreign entities.
Our attorneys are in court every day defending claims from inception through the appellate process. Whether a case is disposed of by motion practice, verdict or appeal, or resolved by mediation or settlement, we work closely with our clients to achieve the best possible results.
Extensive Legal Experience
Our broad experience includes complex labor law, products liability, municipal and school liability, civil rights, and insurance coverage disputes.
CFO has been involved in hundreds of cases involving public education, including complex and diverse civil rights cases, athletic participation cases, and child abuse and molestation cases.
In our role as coordinating counsel, we have been involved with some of the largest environmental cases, including the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant. CFO has defended local governments, and participated in their risk management protocols and other forms of risk mitigation.
We have also played an instrumental role in the formation of some of the most successful property and casualty insurance companies and alternative risk financing alternative vehicles.
We take pride in maintaining long-standing relationships with our clients based on a reputation for excellence, and the firm’s policy of always being available for consultation.
CFO uses a team concept to defend cases that require specialized technical knowledge and expertise. This internal strategy allows us to provide our clients with effective representation.