Gregg S. Scharaga

Partner

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.

ATTORNEY'S Resources

Articles & Blogs
Contract Clarification - Proper Verbiage for the Enrollment Agreement
Contract Clarification - Proper Verbiage for the Enrollment Agreement
Camp Business Magazine, August 2008, Jan/Feb 2018
Contract Clarification - Proper Verbiage for the Enrollment Agreement
Camp Business Magazine, August 2008, Jan/Feb 2018
June 12, 2020
February 1, 2018
Articles & Blogs
It Was An Accident - Important Follow-up and Investigative Measures to Take to Protect a Camp
It Was An Accident - Important Follow-up and Investigative Measures to Take to Protect a Camp
Camp Business Magazine, March/April 2019
It Was An Accident - Important Follow-up and Investigative Measures to Take to Protect a Camp
Camp Business Magazine, March/April 2019
June 12, 2020
April 1, 2019
News
Chartwell Attorney Gregg S. Scharaga Wins MSJ in Personal Injury Case
Chartwell Attorney Gregg S. Scharaga Wins MSJ in Personal Injury Case
Chartwell Attorney Gregg S. Scharaga Wins MSJ in Personal Injury Case
December 23, 2019
December 23, 2019
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
News
Chartwell Law Attorney Gregg Scharaga Presents at Tri-State Camp Conference
Chartwell Law Attorney Gregg Scharaga Presents at Tri-State Camp Conference
Chartwell Law Attorney Gregg Scharaga Presents at Tri-State Camp Conference
September 12, 2019
March 21, 2018
News
Presenting Legal Issues in Camping
Presenting Legal Issues in Camping
Presenting Legal Issues in Camping
September 12, 2019
March 13, 2019