Carmen A. Nicolaou

Partner

P
(914) 259-8505
F
(914) 206-3872
White Plains, NY
81 Main Street
Suite 100
White Plains
,
NY
10601
,

PRACTICE AREAS

Insurance Defense

Employment and Labor Law

Dram Shop

Products Liability

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Toxic Torts

Wage and Hour Claims

Intentional Tort

Negligent Supervision

Premises Liability

Professional Liability

Admissions

New York

Connecticut

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Education

Hofstra University School of Law

J.D., 2000

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

B.A., cum laude, 1997

Carmen A. Nicolaou's practice is primarily focused on complex litigation matters, ranging from construction accident/defect claims, assault, sexual assault, products liability, bullying, to wrongful death claims. These cases often include actions based on allegations of violations of the New York labor law, negligent supervision, negligent hiring, the Dram Shop Act, negligent security, and general negligence claims

Ms. Nicolaou also handles matters in sports and entertainment entities, promoters of live entertainment, property owners and contractors in personal injury actions. She has experience handling professional liability, property damage claims, and business torts. In addition, Ms. Nicolaou advises businesses in employment-related compliance issues and state and federal statutory requirements.

She handles her claims from inception, through motion practice, trial, and/or appeals. Ms. Nicolaou takes a proactive role in counseling clients on risk management, in addition to risk transfer techniques, and strategies.

An experienced litigator, Ms. Nicolaou frequently authors articles and lectures on assault/negligent security, Dram Shop litigation, toxic torts, labor law, as well as the enforceability of waivers executed in connection with participation in sporting and recreational events.

Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association

Westchester County Bar Association


New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Achievements

Selected to New York Super Lawyers® (2013-2015)

Presentations

Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Coach, (2019-present)

New York State Mock Trial Competition, Judge (March 2017)

New York State Labor Law and Transfer of Risk (December 2016)

Social Networking Sites, Discovery, Marketing & Ethics: A Potent Mix, (Westchester County Bar Association, June 2014)

Yale Mock Trial Invitational Tournament, Judge (December 2011)

Damages, Liability and Indemnity in Lead Paint Claims, (Westchester County Bar Association, September 2011)

Negligent Security, Syracuse Claims Association (October 2010)

Carmen A. Nicolaou's practice is primarily focused on complex litigation matters, ranging from construction accident/defect claims, assault, sexual assault, products liability, bullying, to wrongful death claims. These cases often include actions based on allegations of violations of the New York labor law, negligent supervision, negligent hiring, the Dram Shop Act, negligent security, and general negligence claims

Ms. Nicolaou also handles matters in sports and entertainment entities, promoters of live entertainment, property owners and contractors in personal injury actions. She has experience handling professional liability, property damage claims, and business torts. In addition, Ms. Nicolaou advises businesses in employment-related compliance issues and state and federal statutory requirements.

She handles her claims from inception, through motion practice, trial, and/or appeals. Ms. Nicolaou takes a proactive role in counseling clients on risk management, in addition to risk transfer techniques, and strategies.

An experienced litigator, Ms. Nicolaou frequently authors articles and lectures on assault/negligent security, Dram Shop litigation, toxic torts, labor law, as well as the enforceability of waivers executed in connection with participation in sporting and recreational events.

Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association

Westchester County Bar Association


New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Achievements

Selected to New York Super Lawyers® (2013-2015)

Presentations

Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Coach, (2019-present)

New York State Mock Trial Competition, Judge (March 2017)

New York State Labor Law and Transfer of Risk (December 2016)

Social Networking Sites, Discovery, Marketing & Ethics: A Potent Mix, (Westchester County Bar Association, June 2014)

Yale Mock Trial Invitational Tournament, Judge (December 2011)

Damages, Liability and Indemnity in Lead Paint Claims, (Westchester County Bar Association, September 2011)

Negligent Security, Syracuse Claims Association (October 2010)

ATTORNEY'S Resources

Articles & Blogs
Rights of Recovery Under New York Dram Shop Laws
Rights of Recovery Under New York Dram Shop Laws
Lawline
Rights of Recovery Under New York Dram Shop Laws
Lawline
June 12, 2020
November 1, 2013
Articles & Blogs
Battle Lines Drawn on Enforceability of Sporting Event-Related Releases
Battle Lines Drawn on Enforceability of Sporting Event-Related Releases
New York Law Journal
Battle Lines Drawn on Enforceability of Sporting Event-Related Releases
New York Law Journal
June 12, 2020
February 1, 2009
Articles & Blogs
Dormitory Parents are Getting Refunds, so What About my Children's Off-Campus Lease?
Dormitory Parents are Getting Refunds, so What About my Children's Off-Campus Lease?
Dormitory Parents are Getting Refunds, so What About my Children's Off-Campus Lease?
April 10, 2020
March 26, 2020
News
Chartwell Law Continues Growth, Expands New York Practice
Chartwell Law Continues Growth, Expands New York Practice
Chartwell Law Continues Growth, Expands New York Practice
September 12, 2019
June 20, 2017