JOSEPH FARELLA is a Litigator recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the New York Metro Area’s Rising Stars.
A large part of Mr. Farella’s practice is devoted to representing victims of serious accidents in all five boroughs of New York City and surrounding areas. Mr. Farella has experience handling various types of personal injury cases ranging from construction accident cases, motor vehicle and trucking accident cases and premises liability cases.
Prior to founding FARELLA MASCOLO, Mr. Farella was a sole practitioner where he gained valuable experience handling a wide variety of cases by representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Farella’s experience as a sole practitioner provides him with a special understanding as to how all aspects of litigation are handled, which in turn helps facilitate favorable results for FARELLA MASCOLO‘s clients.
In addition to representing victims of serious accidents, Mr. Farella’s practice focuses on real estate, commercial and business litigation in almost every area of commercial law, including contracts, leases, corporate and partnership disputes, financial services, insurance, real estate, business torts and many other legal and equitable issues. Mr. Farella is also general “in house ” counsel for various companies in the New York area and counsels and defends clients in federal, state and local regulatory matters. Mr. Farella’s practice also concentrates on drafting and negotiating a full range of development, design and construction agreements, as well as resolving and litigating complex construction and design-related disputes. Mr. Farella counsels clients in the structuring of major construction projects and on complex development, joint venture, fee, budget, design, risk management and mitigation, insurance, and dispute resolution issues.
Mr. Farella was born in Brooklyn and raised in Staten Island where he currently lives. Mr. Farella, the son of immigrants, comes from a blue-collar upbringing. From the time he was old enough to swing a hammer, Mr. Farella worked with his father and grandfather performing physical and exhausting construction work, which is where Mr. Farella learned the value of hard work, dedication and most importantly sacrifice. It is this upbringing that keeps Mr. Farella deeply rooted in his community and dedicated to serving its members.
Mr. Farella is proud to consider himself a strong supporter of building trade construction unions across the City. Mr. Farella has a special attachment to Local 79, the Laborer’s Union, where his father serves as a Shop Steward and Master Organizer.
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