About

Anthony J. Scaffidi represents a wide variety of clients across numerous legal fields, including medical malpractice, personal injury, negligence, labor law, real estate, corporate, and commercial law, as well as other complex litigation and transactional matters, at both the trial and appellate court levels. He has a proven track record of helping clients get justice and closure in all types of matters.

To date, Anthony has helped prosecute hundreds of complex matters and secure millions of dollars in compensation for his clients at the trial level. He has also successfully briefed and argued numerous cases in the Appellate Divisions of New York State. Highlights of Anthony’s top Appellate results include:

  • Ivey v. Mbaidjol, et al., 202, A.D. 3d 1070 (2nd Dep’t 2022) – reversing the trial court’s decision which granted summary judgment to the defendants in a case involving diagnostic delay resulting in the untimely death of the plaintiff’s wife.
  • Borrie v. County of Suffolk, 197 A.D.3d 1285 (2nd Dep’t 2021) – affirming the trial court’s decision which denied the defendant’s second attempt to vacate a default judgment and dismiss the case.
  • Guido v. Fielding, et al., 190 A.D.3d 49 (1st Dep’t 2020) – reversing the trial court’s decision which granted summary judgment to the defendants on the issue of failing to diagnose and repair a bowel perforation intraoperatively. This holding has been cited and discussed both locally and nationally regarding the use of habit evidence in the context of medical procedures.
  • Stancarone v. Sullivan, 167 A.D.3d 676 (2nd Dep’t 2018) – reversing the trial court’s decision which granted summary judgment to the defendant in a case involving a police officer injured on the job.
  • Cintron v. Trinity School Realty Holding Corp., 116 A.D.3d 597 (1st Dep’t 2014) – reversing the trial court’s decision which granted summary judgment to the defendants in a case involving issue of notice and creation of a dangerous condition on a staircase.
  • Abramo v. City of Mount Vernon, 103 A.D.3d 760 (2nd Dep’t 2013) – affirming the trial court’s decision which denied summary judgment to the defendant in a case involving a prior written notice statute and the “storm in progress rule.”
  • Borrie v. County of Suffolk, 88 A.D.3d 842 (2nd Dep’t 2011) – reversing the trial court’s decision which vacated a default judgment against the defendant.
  • Barnett v. Fashakin, et al., 85 A.D.3d 832 (2nd Dep’t 2011) – reversing the trial court’s decision which granted summary judgment to the defendants in a case involving, inter alia, the negligent performance of sinus surgery. This case is frequently cited on the topics of informed consent and conflicting expert opinions.
  • Notably, Anthony’s success has been recognized by his peers. He was selected as a New York Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor given to only 2.5 percent of attorneys in the State who are either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. Anthony was also named in Best Lawyers in America, an honor given to the top 5 percent of attorneys nationwide.

    Prior to joining Scaffidi & Associates, Anthony worked at a prestigious multi-state law firm and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable David W. McKeague, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Additionally, he volunteered as a Guardian ad Litem, where he advised and advocated for the protection of the rights and interests of vulnerable children.

    Anthony resides in New York City with his wife and children.

     

    Bar & Court Admissions

    • New York State Courts
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    • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
      • Member, Journal of Business and Securities Law
    • University of Rhode Island, B.A., cum laude
      • Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • Bronx County Bar Association – Past Member
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association – Past Member
    • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
    • Recognized by New York Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star for Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • Recognized by Lawyers of Distinction for Excellence in Civil Litigation

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