Gregg S. Scharaga

Partner

gscharaga@chartwelllaw.com
P
(914) 259-8536
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(914) 206-3872
White Plains, NY
81 Main Street
Suite 100
White Plains
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NY
10601
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PRACTICE AREAS

Premises Liability

Construction Litigation

Dram Shop Act

Products Liability

Defense Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Admissions

New York

United States District Court, Southern District of New York

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

United States District Court, Northern District of New York

Education

Hofstra University School of Law

J.D., 2002

State University of New York Buffalo

B.A., 1999

Gregg S. Scharaga has extensive experience defending claims against gyms, camps, recreational clubs and other like venues, in a wide variety of claims, including negligent supervision, assault, battery, sexual assault, and sports-related injuries.

Additionally, Mr. Scharaga has vast experience in premises liability, defending residential and commercial properties, including local businesses and supermarkets, as well as bars and nightclubs in matters related to negligent security and violations of the Dram Shop Act.

Mr. Scharaga also handles construction litigation, allegations of violations of New York’s Labor Law, negligent supervision, retention and hiring claims, and various general negligence claims including product defects and toxic torts.  He also handles claims alleging liability for the acts of employees and independent contractors (vicarious liability), contract claims and advises on risk management practices. 

As a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences focused on legal issues within the summer camp industry, Mr. Scharaga presents annually at the Tri-State Camp Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as well as at the National Swim & Recreation Association, and writes articles for camp business publications.  

While in law school, Mr. Scharaga was as a member of the Moot Court Association and took part in the Moot Court Competition Seminar, as well as the Trial Techniques Program.

Presentations

Lecture: “Protecting Your Campers, Protecting Your Camp” Tri-State Camp Conference, March 2008, March 2017, March 2018, March 2019, and National Swim and Recreation Association, March 2017.

Gregg S. Scharaga has extensive experience defending claims against gyms, camps, recreational clubs and other like venues, in a wide variety of claims, including negligent supervision, assault, battery, sexual assault, and sports-related injuries.

Additionally, Mr. Scharaga has vast experience in premises liability, defending residential and commercial properties, including local businesses and supermarkets, as well as bars and nightclubs in matters related to negligent security and violations of the Dram Shop Act.

Mr. Scharaga also handles construction litigation, allegations of violations of New York’s Labor Law, negligent supervision, retention and hiring claims, and various general negligence claims including product defects and toxic torts.  He also handles claims alleging liability for the acts of employees and independent contractors (vicarious liability), contract claims and advises on risk management practices. 

As a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences focused on legal issues within the summer camp industry, Mr. Scharaga presents annually at the Tri-State Camp Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as well as at the National Swim & Recreation Association, and writes articles for camp business publications.  

While in law school, Mr. Scharaga was as a member of the Moot Court Association and took part in the Moot Court Competition Seminar, as well as the Trial Techniques Program.

Presentations

Lecture: “Protecting Your Campers, Protecting Your Camp” Tri-State Camp Conference, March 2008, March 2017, March 2018, March 2019, and National Swim and Recreation Association, March 2017.

Resources