Mr. Finnegan, a former litigation partner with Phillips Nizer LLP, joined the Firm as a partner in February 2003. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1976 with a B.S.B.A., majoring in Accounting, and received his law degree in 1984 from New York Law School. Mr. Finnegan is also a certified public accountant.
Mr. Finnegan was a prosecutor in the Office of Robert M. Morgenthau (Manhattan DA) from 1984 until 1988. Mr. Finnegan's practice has concentrated in the areas of commercial litigation and arbitration, including civil RICO, securities fraud, shareholders derivative suits, trade secret litigation, licensing and other varied contractual disputes. He also practices in the area of family law, personal injury litigation, and criminal defense.
Mr. Finnegan is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, Rockland County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Council.
New York Law School, New York, New York
J.D. - 1984
Honors: cum laude
American Jurisprudence Awards in Constitutional Law and Wills
Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
B.S.B.A. - 1976
Certified Legal Specialties
Certified Public Accountant, New York State Board of Accountancy, 1981
Current Employment Position
Personal Injury Litigation
New York, 1985
U.S. Federal Courts, 1987
American Bar Association, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
Rockland County Bar Association, Member
Federal Bar Council, Member
Phillips Nizer, LLP, Former Litigation Partner
Manhattan District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1984 to 1988