Philip M. Gulisano is a trial attorney with 20 years of experience defending clients in complex tort, personal injury and large loss cases involving claims of product liability, premises liability, trucking/motor carrier negligence, construction/labor law and municipal law. Philip also routinely represents retail, restaurant and hospitality corporations of all sizes in a wide variety of cases including the defense of serious personal injuries allegedly caused by a condition on the premises or as a result of a product defect. Philip handles cases in State and Federal courts throughout New York. Philip is accessible to his clients on a 24-hour basis, and has responded on an emergency basis to countless catastrophic accidents across New York State at the request of his clients to provide immediate legal or investigative services.
Philip received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1993 and graduated cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law in 1996. Philip is also a graduate of the Defense Trial Academy conducted by the International Association of Defense Counsel at Stanford University.
Philip is actively involved in numerous professional organizations at a high level, such as the Defense Research Institute (DRI), where he served as the Chair of Trucking Law Committee’s bi-annual conference in Chicago, Illinois this past year; and is a member of the Retail and Hospitality Committee’s Steering Committee. Philip is also a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA), and the New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.
- State University of New York at Buffalo
- University of Akron School of Law
- Defense Trial Academy conducted by the International Association of Defense Counsel at Stanford University.
- New York State
- Erie County Bar Association