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Mario David Cometti
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Mario David Cometti

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Business and Corporate
  • Family and Matrimonial Law
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Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1991
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Fordham University
    • B.S.

Bar Admission

  • Louisiana, 1991
  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1994
  • Connecticut, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1994

Published Works

  • In wake of Schoharie limousine tragedy, ensuring personal safety is key
  • NYS Highway Immunity, Channel 10, ABC , 2018
  • Mobile Home Fraud, News 10 Capital Region, 2018
  • The Evolving Litigations Marketplace Demands New Business, New York Law Journal, 2018
  • WNYT News Fatal Car Crash , WNYT news, 2018
  • Tully Rinckey welcomes Headstrong Veterans Not-for Profit to Capital region, Times Union, 2018
  • What Legalizing Marijuana Could Mean for NY Real Estate Attorneys, New York Law Journal, 2018
  • Youthful Offender Notification, WTEN Channel 10 ABC, 2017
  • New York Law Journal, Who Assumes Liability When an Uber or Lyft Driver Causes an Accident?, 2017
  • WNYT Announcement of VETCON , WNYT, 2016
  • Jobs For Veterans, Albany Times Union, 2016
  • Saratoga First Amendment rights dispute, WAMC, 2015
  • Capital Region celebrates new ‘law of the land’, The Daily Gazette, 2015
  • CBS 6 Turns to Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Mario Cometti For Help Understanding Laws Regarding Drones , CBS 6, 2015
  • Jury selection proving difficult in Corasanti civil trial, WBFO 88.7, 2015
  • Strategies for Family Law in New York, 2015 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Changing Family Law Trends, Developing Effective Strategies, and Building Client Relationships (Inside the Minds) , Thomson Reuters, 2015
  • Whistleblower Act, US Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief , 2014
  • Divorce Hotel takes up residence at Gideon Putnam, The Daily Gazette, 2014
  • MF Global, Financial Times, 2011

Honors

  • Albany Ambassador: Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2016
  • Attorney of the year: Tully Rinckey, PLLC, 2016
  • Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Super Lawyers, 2017
  • The Academy for Character Education, 2018
  • Champion of Character
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • AVVO Rating 10 Martindale-Hubbell, 2017

Classes & Seminars

  • CLE program, NYSBA, Representing Veterans in Setting Up and Running Businesses, 2019
  • CLE Building your Civil Litigation Skills, CLE - How to present your civil case at trial 2019 , 2019
  • American Association of Physicians of, Best billing and claim recovery practices Indian Origin for Medical Care providers, 2019
  • NYS Financial Professionals Conference, Denial Management Strategies & Best Practices , 2018
  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Opportunities for Veteran Owned Veterans Initiatives Program, Businesses in NY/ VETCON, 2018 , 2018
  • Albany County Paralegals Association, Ethics - Contact with non-parties, 2018
  • Long Term Care Update, Revenue Cycle Effectiveness, 2018
  • VETCON, Alliance Chair, 2017
  • UAlbany CAUSE Symposium, Food Deserts and Security issues in Capital Region NY , 2017
  • Startup Law Day at Albany Law School, Human Resources (Regulatory Issues, Hiring, Working with Contractors), 2017
  • Second Saturday, Divorce fundamentals, 2017
  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program, Veteran opportunities in NY, 2017
  • Divorce Law Boot Camp CLE presentation, Negotiating the Final Settlement and Trial, 2017
  • CLE presentation, Ethical considerations in communicating with non parties, 2017
  • Advanced Family Law CLE, Maintenance and Child Support, 2017
  • Veteran Networking, Forming an LLC, 2016
  • VETCON NY, VETCON, 2016
  • Second Saturday, Finding Hidden Assets in a Divorce proceeding, 2016
  • CLE Presentation, Mediation and Arbitration: Insight From Neutrals, Advocates, 2016
  • ACFE Luncheon, Hidden Assets in Matrimonial Cases, 2016
  • CLE Presentation, How to Prepare for Complex Litigation Discovery, 2015
  • CLE Presentation, Finding Hidden Assets in a Matrimonial Case, 2015

Past Positions

  • Greene County, Assistant County Attorney, 1993

Languages

  • English