Valerie L. Siragusa earned her Bachelors of Arts from Syracuse University in 1995 and her Juris Doctorate degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1998. She began her law career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for The City of New York Corporation Counsel, Brooklyn Torts Division. As an Assistant Corporation Counsel, Mrs. Siragusa gained hands-on experience defending the City of New York against trip/slip and falls, automobile accidents, police assault and negligent supervision cases against the NYC Board of Education. In addition to handling all pre-trial matters, she litigated over ten jury trials to verdict in Supreme Court, Kings County.
In 2002, Valerie Siragusa joined a growing negligence defense firm on Long Island where she continued to utilize her knowledge representing clients on behalf of various insurance carriers throughout Long Island and the five boroughs. Mrs. Siragusa has extensive experience defending insureds from automobile accidents, premises liability to high exposure Labor Law construction accident cases.
She has been admitted to practice in the State Courts of New York since 1999.