Eileen R. Fullerton
Eileen R. Fullerton – Managing Partner
Eileen R. Fullerton has approximately 20 years of experience in general liability and insurance defense, specializing in construction accident and New York Labor Law litigation, negligent security claims, premises liability, municipal liability, and long-term care litigation. Some of Eileen’s clients include well-known property owners, contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, design professionals and private security companies. Eileen routinely handles high profile and significant exposure actions from pre-suit investigation through trial. She defends clients through New York City’s five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Dutchess Counties.
Eileen earned her law degree from Pace University of Law in 2001, and started her career with the New York City Law Department’s Bronx Tort Division. As an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York, she has handled all aspects of personal injury defense including trials in high exposure cases involving the NYPD, in Bronx County Supreme Court. After almost 5 years with Corporation Counsel, she moved into private insurance defense where she gained extensive experience in Labor Law and Construction Litigation. Eileen has given several lectures to attorneys, insurers, and contractors on defending Labor Law actions in New York. Eileen routinely conducts site investigation at dangerous building collapses, and fire scenes, and is not afraid to get her hands dirty to investigate claims and protect her clients’ interests. She has her OSHA-10 certification, and has lectured on the implication of OSHA training and Labor Laws.
Eileen prides herself on her ability to not only defend her clients, but in pursuing risk transfer opportunities, and being conscious of litigation expenses and potential exposures, thereby aggressively moving cases towards a speedy and favorable outcome.
Eileen is also admitted to practice in the Eastern, Southern and Northern District Courts of New York, as well as Connecticut.