Douglas Capuder

Contact Information:

Capuder Fazio Giacoia LLP
90 Broad Street
New York, New York 10004-2627

P (212) 509-9595
F (212) 509-9597
dc@cfgny.com
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Areas Of Practice:

Legal and Accounting Malpractice Litigation and Risk Management
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Defamation, Speech and Civil Rights Litigation
Business & Commercial Law
International and Domestic Business Transactions
Broker Errors and Omissions
Manufacturing and Products Litigation and Risk Management

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Western District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
Admitted pro hac vice in federal and state courts around the country
Originally admitted Texas, 1976 (but recently retired from Texas Bar Ass’n)

Classes and Seminars (Faculty or Publication):

Legal and Accounting Malpractice Litigation

Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network, 1993

The Liability of Accountants and Financial Service Professionals

The National Conference of CPA Practitioners, 1993

What Every Successful Lawyer Needs to Know About Accounting

Practicing Law Institute, 1995

An Update on Lawyers' Liability

New York County Lawyers Association, 1997

Avoiding Legal Malpractice

Practicing Law Institute, 1998

Legal Malpractice: Techniques to Avoid Liability

Practicing Law Institute, 1999

Representing the Professional Client

New York County Lawyers Association, 2002

Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner

Lorman Education Services, 2003

Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner

Lorman Education Services, 2004

Business Litigation: The Latest Developments

Lorman Education Services, 2004

17th Annual Accountants’ Liability Course of Study

American Law Institute-American Bar Association, 2005

Lawyers and Accountants – an Interdisciplinary Dialog: Issues and Understandings

New York County Lawyers Association, 2012

Alfred M. Fazio

Contact Information:

Capuder Fazio Giacoia LLP
90 Broad Street
New York, New York 10004-2627

P (212)509-9595
F (212) 509-9597
alfazio@cfgny.com
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Areas Of Practice:

Arbitration
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Commercial Contracts
Litigation
Probate & Estate Administration
Real Estate Transactions-Purchase, Sales, Commercial Leasing
Real Estate Brokerage Commission Cases
Real Estate Brokerage and Fair Housing
Wills & Estates

Al has represented clients in all aspects of litigation and transactional work arising from his extensive real estate practice. In the area of transactional real estate, Al represents buyers and sellers in the drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, development and construction agreements, real estate brokerage agreements and other documents relating to real property acquisition, ownership, leasing and disposition.

Al has extensive experience in real estate and commercial litigation encompassing a broad range of issues including the prosecution and defense of brokerage commission cases, state licensing violations as well as the defense of real estate brokers in fair housing litigation. He is general counsel for several Realtor organizations including the Brooklyn Board, the Manhattan Association, the Staten Island Board and the Ulster County Board. Al is also an Adjunct Lecturer with New York University and a GRI instructor with the NYS Association of Realtors. Having been appointed an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, he is assigned cases involving real estate brokerage commission disputes and other commercial matters.

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1984
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1984
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1984

Education:

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 1983

J.D.

Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1980

B.A.
Major: American Government

Joseph D. Giacoia

Contact Information:

Capuder Fazio Giacoia LLP
90 Broad Street
New York, New York 10004-2627

P (212)509-9595
F (212) 509-9597
jgiacoia@cfgny.com
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Areas of Practice:

Administrative Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Civil Rights
Communications & Media Law
Construction Law
Contracts
Debtor/Creditor
Discrimination
Employment Law — Employer
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Insurance Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Legal Malpractice
Litigation & Appeals
Products Liability Law
Professional Malpractice Law
Securities Law
Trademarks

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1988
New Jersey, 1987
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1988
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1997

Education:

Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1987

J.D.

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1983

B.A.
Major: Economics

Published Works:

Avoiding Legal Malpractice, PLI, 1998

Legal Malpractice: Techniques to Avoid Liability, PLI, 1999