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Brittany C. Patane

Attorney Profile

Brittany C. Patane

Brittany C. Patane

Brittany C. Patane

ASSOCIATE

Brittany C. Patane is an Associate Attorney in the General Litigation Department at Garvey Cushner & Associates, PLLC (GCA). Ms. Patane leads GCA's residential real estate and personal injury practices. Her other practice areas include: business and commercial litigation, municipal/tort law, matrimonial law, land use and election law. At Garvey, Cushner & Associates, Ms. Patane plays an instrumental role in defending municipalities against personal injury/tort actions. Ms. Patane is also the team lead on executing residential and commercial real estate transactions and furthers her legal practice in navigating complex issues concerning partner disputes, business litigation, corporate wind down, and financial disputes. Ms. Patane is also active in representing clients in post-judgment divorce disputes and related child support matters.

Ms. Patane first joined our firm as a Law Clerk in February 2014 while in her first year of law school. During her law school career, Ms. Patane also interned for the Clarkstown Town Attorney’s Office where she learned, through application, the local zoning laws and compliance of town codes. Additionally, Ms. Patane participated in the Pace Women’s Justice Center Family Court Legal Program, where she was responsible for drafting and arguing preliminary petitions pertaining to orders of protection, child custody and visitation and child support matters. Ms. Patane also participated in the American Association for Justice Trial Team Competition (AAJ), the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition (ICC), and the Annual Louis V. Fasulo Moot Court Competition. She was the former President of the Italian American Law Students Organization and a former member of the Women’s Association of Law Students.

Education

PACE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2016

ITHACA COLLEGE
Bachelor of Science , 2011

Services

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Business Consulting
  • Contract Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Estates, Wills & Trusts
  • Land Use & Planning
  • Local Government & Election Law
  • Matrimonial & Family Law
  • Personal Injury & Tort Law
  • Real Estate Development

Contact

• phone: 914-946-2200
• fax: 914-946-1300
• email: bpatane@thegcafirm.com

Memberships & Affiliations

• Westchester County Soil & Water Conservation District, Member of the Board of Directors
• New York State Bar Association, Member
• Westchester County Bar Association, Member
• Westchester Women's Bar Association, Member
• Columbian Lawyers Association, Member

Bar Admissions

• New York, 2016
• New Jersey, 2016
• United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2017
• United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2017

Honors & Awards

• Rising Star - 2017 Award Recipient, New York State Republican Party

Publications

  • Globalization and Exporting in American Small Businesses: A Vision for the Future, Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication
  • Clairine v. Fridhandler, et al. Court Decision Published in the New York Law Journal, entitled: Driver's Conduct Did Not Meet Heightened Reckless Disregard Standard in Injury Suit.