PATRICK McCORMICK

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Long Island Law Firm: Patrick McCormick Patrick McCormick is a partner at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP and heads up the firm's commercial litigation and appellate practice. He specializes in litigating all types of complex commercial and real estate matters. He provides legal counsel to clients on issues including: business disputes related to contract claims; disputes over employment agreements and restrictive and non-compete covenants; corporate and partnership dissolutions; mechanics liens; trade secrets; insurance claims; real estate title claims; complex mortgage foreclosure cases and lease disputes.

Patrick also handles high level criminal appeals, as well as civil appeals for the firm. Representing clients in both federal and state courts at trial and appellate levels, McCormick has argued numerous appeals, including 2 arguments at the New York Court of Appeals -- New York State's highest court.

Additionally, McCormick heads up the firms' Landlord-Tenant Practice, with his experience handling commercial and residential landlord/tenant matters and representing both landlords and tenants. His broad range of services in landlord-tenant litigation includes such services as lease and contract drafting and review, eviction and holdover actions, nonpayment proceedings, rent collection, lease violations, security deposits, habitability issues and environmental matters.

In 1985, he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Fordham University. In 1988, he graduated from St. John's University School of Law. His diversified legal career spans 24 years including serving four years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx where he prosecuted felony matters and appeals and conducted preliminary felony and homicide investigations at crime scenes.

McCormick is admitted to practice in the state of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

McCormick is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra University School of Law. He regularly contributes articles to the Suffolk Lawyer discussing recent cases in Landlord Tenant Law and publishes a monthly blog. He is a member the Suffolk County Bar Association, serves as President for Child Abuse Protective Services (CAPS) and serves on the Board of Directors for Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI).

Education
Fordham University, B.A.
St. John's University School of Law, J.D.

Admissions
New York State
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
US District Court, Southern District of New York
US District Court, Eastern District of New York

Recognitions
2011 - Who's Who in Commercial Real Estate Law Long Island Business News

Boards/Associations
President of Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS)
Board Member of Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI)
Member of the Suffolk County Bar Association
Associate Member of the Long Island Builders Institute
CLE Lecturer at Suffolk Academy of Law
Alexander Hamilton Inn of Court

Representative Matters
RICO Litigation
Represented victim of $70M fraud in federal RICO case.
Real Estate Litigation
Represent high end property developer in claims against partners related to ownership and interest in development project.
Litigation
Represented national commercial shopping center in settling property disputes.
Real Estate Contracts
Represented publicly traded home builder related to contractor disputes.

Patrick can be reached at pmccormick@cmmllp.com.

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