Long Island’s Leading Lawyers

Anthony M. La Pinta, Esq.

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights and Personal Injury

Anthony M. La Pinta, Esq.

Anthony M. La Pinta is one of Long Island’s most accomplished and respected attorneys. A lawyer for more than twenty-seven years, his practice is limited to representing clients in federal and state criminal defense, civil rights and plaintiff’s personal injury matters. Mr. La Pinta represents the highest standards in the legal community and has achieved the highest rating of “Preeminent-AV” by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell attorney peer review directory. He also has been selected to the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 New York Metro editions of “Super Lawyers Magazine.” Mr. La Pinta has been described by judges and adversaries as “an attorney of the highest caliber,” and “one of the finest lawyers” on Long Island.

Mr. La Pinta has successfully defended many high profile cases that have drawn national media attention. He has extensive experience representing businesses and individuals that have been investigated or charged with white collar, non violent and violent crimes at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. La Pinta has achieved particular success in obtaining trial acquittals, developing sentencing mitigation, and securing post judgment relief. Some of his past clients include law enforcement officials, financiers, politicians, attorneys and physicians.

Mr. La Pinta also represents plaintiffs in all serious personal injury matters including wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, mesothelioma cases, product liability, civil rights violations, construction accidents, and professional liability cases. He has obtained numerous noteworthy trial verdicts and settlements in courts throughout the New York metropolitan region.

In addition to his teaching positions as an adjunct professor at Touro Law School and St. Joseph’s College, Mr. La Pinta is also a routine lecturer for the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations, the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of New York and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). He is a past President of the Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, a former Chairperson of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Ethics and Professionalism Committee, a current member of the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District. Mr. LaPinta has also served as special ethics counsel to The Village of Babylon, The Village of Westhampton Dunes, The Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College and The Suffolk County Democratic Committee. He has also been a contributor and legal commentator for Newsday, News 12 – Long Island, Court TV and Fox News.

Born in Brooklyn and raised in West Islip, Long Island, Mr. La Pinta earned his undergraduate degrees from Oswego State University and his law degree from Temple University. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as in the Federal District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He is the Managing Partner of Reynolds, Caronia, Gianelli & La Pinta, P.C., located in Hauppauge, New York.

Mr. La Pinta is a proven, experienced litigator who brings enormous energy, personal attention and an unmatched determination to every client he represents. His reputation and ability as a fierce and respected advocate has produced outstanding results for his clients.

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Hauppauge, New York 11788