Christopher T. McGrath

Christopher T. McGrath

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Special Professor of Law

Phone: 516-463-5858


Christopher T. McGrath is a senior partner at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo. A string of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements have earned Mr. McGrath a stellar reputation in the legal community. His work has garnered him numerous prestigious awards, including the highest rating (AV®) from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Mr. McGrath is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum. He has been listed in Super Lawyers magazine and New York Magazine as one of the top lawyers in New York, and was named by Best Lawyers in America as one of the top 500 personal injury attorneys in America. The National Trial Lawyers Association listed him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America. In 2012, he won the New York State Bar Association Attorney Professionalism Award, one of the highest accolades, which only two attorneys on Long Island, including Mr. McGrath, have ever received. In the same year, the Catholic Lawyers Guild awarded him the St. Thomas More Award.

He was President of the Nassau County Bar Association for the 2005-2006 term. He has been a member of the Grievance Committee for the 10th Judicial District, was appointed to the New York State Judicial Screening Commission, was the Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee and the Supreme Court Committee for two terms and was a past chair of the Medical Legal Committee and We Care (charitable arm of Nassau County Bar Association). Mr. McGrath is a member of the Committees on Character and Fitness for the Second Judicial Department. He is also well recognized as a lecturer in the continuing legal education programs for bar associations and law schools.