George F. Carpinello
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Areas of Practice
Yale Law School, J.D., 1975; Editor, Yale Law Journal; Thurman Arnold Moot Court Prize
Princeton University, A.B., magna cum laude, International Affairs, 1972; Phi Beta Kappa
Hon. Newell Edenfield, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 1975-1977
New York and the District of Columbia
United States Courts of Appeals: Second Circuit
United States District Courts: Northern, Southern and Western Districts of New York
George Carpinello's main practice area is civil litigation.
Mr. Carpinello is involved in all aspects of civil litigation, including: business litigation; antitrust; securities; intellectual property; civil rights; corporate dissolution; Native American law; environmental law and land use. He has both an active trial and appellate practice. He has represented two multi-national chemical companies; a multi-national re-insurance company; and a major league sports franchise, among many other clients.
Before joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Mr. Carpinello was a partner in the law firm of Barrett Gravante Carpinello & Stern LLP. Mr. Carpinello was formerly a Professor of Law and Director of the Government Law Center of the Albany Law School. He was also a partner in the law firm of McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams P.C. and an associate in the Washington office of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.
Mr. Carpinello is the Chair of the New York State Advisory Committee on Civil Practice, a former member of the New York State Commission on Public Integrity, a former member of the Chief Judge's Commission on the Appointment of Fiduciaries in New York Courts, a former member of the Chief Judge's Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution, the past Chair of the New York Physician Discipline Evaluation Review Panel, the past Chair of the Judicial Administration Committee of the New York State Bar Association and Past President of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.
He has been nominated by the New York Judicial Selection Commission for a seat on the New York Court of Appeals four times, twice for the position of Chief Judge.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Sealing of Court Records in the Commercial Courts, Chapter in the Second Edition of Commercial Litigation in New York (2010)
Public Access to Court Records in New York, 66 Albany Law Review 1089 (2003)
Integrating SEQRA into the Local Land Use Decision-Making Process, Government Law Center (1991)
Testing the Limits of Choice of Law Clauses, 74 Marquette Law Review 58 (1990)
Public Access to Court Records in Civil Proceedings, 54 Albany Law Review 93 (1989)
A Cautious Approach to Service by Fax, 53 Albany Law Review 153 (1988).
54 BSF Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers in 2013 Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 Super Lawyers)
BSF Partner Named 2010 Upstate New York Super Lawyers (2010 Upstate New York Super Lawyers)
BSF Wins Subpoena Fight for Client NY Yankees (7/31/2009)
BSF Partner Named 2009 Upstate New York Super Lawyers (2009 Upstate New York Super Lawyers)
Firm Report: January 2008 (Vol. 3, Issue I) (01.22.2008)
BSF Partner George Carpinello Again Nominated to New York Court of Appeals (October 14, 2007)
Firm Report: July/August 2007 (Vol. 2, Issue II) (08.22.2007)
Firm Report: April 2007 (Vol. 2, Issue I) (04.01.2007)
Firm Report: July 2006 (Vol. 1, Issue II) (07.01.2006)