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Representing Plaintiffs in Civil Rights and Serious Personal Injury Matters

We are a Long Island criminal defense and personal injury law firm that serves clients in the New York metropolitan area. In our criminal defense practice, we focus on complex cases and defending clients against serious charges.

We have extensive experience with high-profile, high-stakes criminal cases in state and federal court.

Our personal injury case experience also is very broad. It includes motor vehicle accident cases, medical malpractice, premises liability and wrongful death.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: 

  • Drug crimes
  • Violent crimes
  • White-collar crimes

Call 631-300-0033 today to arrange your initial consultation. 

­­­Attorney Anthony M. La Pinta

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • Connecticut, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993

Education:                                         

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1991
  • State University of New York College, Oswego, New York
    • B.S., Business Administration - 1988
  • State University of New York College at Oswego
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, 2014-Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Recognized as a “Super Lawyer”, New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014-2017
  • Earned a “Superb” rating with Avvo.com, a client and attorney peer review rating resource, 2014
  • Social Justice Award, Islip Town Democratic Committee, 2008
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, Past President, 2006 to 2007
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member/Ethics Committee
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Chairperson, Professional Ethics and Civility Committee, 2008 to 2010
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member, Attorney Grievance Committee, 2009 to 2015
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Criminal Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee, Member, 2001 to Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2002 to Present
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, Board of Directions, 2000 to Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2006 to Present
  • Homicide Panel of the Suffolk County Assigned Defender Plan, Member, 2001 to Present
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Member, 1995 to Present
  • New York State Defenders Association, Member, 1998 to Present
  • Suffolk County Democratic Committee, Counsel, 2017 to Present
  • Suffolk County Community College Board of Trustees, Counsel, 2017 to Present
  • Attorney Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District, 2015 to Present
  • Yale University Mock Trial Program, 2013 to Present
  • Prison Families Anonymous, Legal Advisor, 1993 to Present
  • Board Member, Children of Bedford, 1993 to 2009
  • Special Counsel, Village of Babylon, 2017

Languages Spoken: 

  • Italian
  • English

­­­Attorney Kyle Oakley Wood

Kyle Wood began his legal career as an assistant district attorney in Suffolk County where he prosecuted major felony offenses. Mr. Wood then worked as a law clerk for the Hon. William H. Pauley III in the Southern District of New York. In 2007, Mr. Wood joined the U.S. Army JAG Corps, serving as a captain in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He was later hired as a principal assistant county attorney in Suffolk County where he defended Suffolk County in all aspects of federal civil rights litigation. In 2019, Mr. Wood joined Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli and La Pinta as an associate where he practices criminal defense and federal civil rights litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2003

Education:                                         

  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York
    • J.D.
  • Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.

­­­Attorney Michael E. Fehringer

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2009

Education:                                         

  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: Public Interest Law Organization of Touro (PILOT)
    • Honors: Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.S. - 2000
    • Honors: Recipient of Achievement Scholarship
    • Major: Criminology

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Suffolk County Bar Association, 2006 to Present
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, 2006 to Present
  • New York State Bar Association

­­­Attorney Christopher J. Purcell

Bar Admissions:

  • Connecticut, 1991
  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993

Education:                                         

  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Adelphi University, Garden City, New York
    • M.B.A. - 1988
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York
    • B.S. - 1982
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Economics

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member
  • New York Academy of Trial Lawyers

Office Locations

Hauppauge Office
200 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Suite C-17
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Mineola Office
300 Old Country Road
Suite 341
Mineola, NY 11501

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