J. James Carriero was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 1979.

He has prosecuted multi-million dollar commercial litigation cases and negotiated and closed multi-million dollar real estate transactions. 

A competent and diligent staff is attentive to your legal needs and keeps you informed of all aspects of your legal matter.


  • B.A. Columbia University - 1975
  • J.D. SUNY at Buffalo - 1978
  • Admitted to practice in NYS Supreme Court - 1979
  • Admitted to practice in the federal courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of NY
  • Practice before the NY Appellate Divisions and Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Member of the NY County Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Queens County Bar Association
  • Past president of the Long Island City Lawyer's Club 
  • Former Special Master, NY County Supreme Court
As co-lead counsel for groups of investors, Mr. Carriero litigated various shareholder class actions and corporate derivative cases on behalf of aggrieved investors achieving settlements ranging from $1 million to more than $3 million.

As counsel for real property investors, Mr. Carriero has been involved in numerous sale, purchase and mortgage financing transactions, including multi-family apartment buildings, stores, factories, warehouses, environmentally hazardous properties, foreclosures, work-outs, construction loans and IRC 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.

Mr. Carriero also writes wills, trusts and estate plans and handles the probate of wills and administration of estates, including contested and ancillary probates and contested accountings.


Mr. Carriero often receives referrals of complex legal issues from members of his profession.