Our Attorneys

Purcell & Ingrao takes great pride in our staff, all of whom have exemplary ratings in such publications as Martindale Hubbel Law Directory, Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Home Insurance Counsel.

Purcell & Ingrao is committed to providing its clients with quality legal representation in the most cost efficient manner.

Our staff encourages close and continual communication with clients. We provide regular reports, generally on a quarterly basis unless otherwise requested, which are concise and include an analysis of liability and evaluation of damages.

Our staff's wide range of expertise and dedication bring a high degree of creativity and perspective to each and every case.

Our emphasis and commitment are to provide economical, prompt and personal service to our clients while maintaining the highest professional standards.

 

Patrick J. Purcell

Personal

Born New York, New York

Education

New York Law School, J.D. - 1955

Fordham University, B.S. - 1952

Bar Admission

State of New York - 1956
State of Florida - 1985
U.S. Supreme Court - 1962
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 1962

Experience

Mr. Purcell has 50 years experience in all phases of defense litigation, commercial litigation and general practice including estates, real property, criminal trials, corporate litigation and appellate review.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
Defense Research Institute
American Arbitration Association

Special Distinctions

Founding partner Purcell & Ingrao, P.C.
Special Prosecutor for Nassau County District
Attorney in narcotics related prosecutions
Court appointed Receiver and Special Guardian
Panelist, Medical Malpractice and American Arbitration Associations
Lecturer in current legal topics

Joseph A. Ingrao

Personal

Born Queens, New York

Education

St. John's University
School of Law, J.D. - 1954
School of Business, B.A. - 1951

Bar Admission

State of New York - 1955
U.S. Supreme Court - 1962
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 1962

Experience

Mr. Ingrao has 50 years experience in all phases of defense related litigation, commercial litigation and general practice including real property, estates, criminal trial, corporate litigation and appellate review.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
American Arbitration Association
Medical Malpractice Arbritation Panel

Special Distinctions

Panelist, Medical Malpractice and American Arbitration Associations
Bar Association Commitees
- Labor and Management Disputes
-Civil Service Disputes
-Professional Fees Disputes
Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney

George Francis Sacco

Personal

Born Rockville Centre, New York

Education

St. John's University
School of Law School, J.D. - 1978

St. John's University
College of Arts and Sciences, B.A. - 1973

Bar Admission

State of New York - 1978
State of New Jersey - 1978
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New Jersey - 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 1978
U.S. Supreme Court - 1991

Experience

Mr. Sacco has extensive and varied experience in the practice of tort law for the past 28 years handling cases involving medical malpractice, serious automobile accidents, engineers and architects malpractice, products liability and general negligence. He has tried in excess of 100 jury and non jury cases. He is a former managing partner of a major Manhattan defense litigation firm. The cases he has handled have had exposure in excess of $5,000,000. He is currently the trial counsel to the firm and handles matters in the counties of the City of New York. He has been approved as trial counsel for insurance carriers and self-insureds including USF&G, Travelers Insurance Company, Continental Insurance Company, Crum & Foster, Atlantic Mutual, Medical Liability, Medical Malpractice Insurance Association, Claims Service Bureau, the Hertz Corporation and the New Jersey Full Insurance Underwriting Associations/Market Transition Facility. He is often requested to try cases for other attorneys.

 

Professional Associations 

Member of the Columbian Lawyer’s

Association of Brooklyn, The New York State

Bar Association and The Richmond County Bar

Association; Past President of the Columbian

Lawyer’s Association; Chairman of the

Supreme Court Admission Committee and the

Red Mass Committee. Volunteer Attorney

Arbitrator in the Civil Court of the City of New

York, County of Richmond, Small Claims Court

And recipient of a certificate of merit.

Member of the Defense Association of New

York’s Trial Tactics Seminar and Workshop for Young Attorneys.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terrance J. Ingrao

Education

St. John's University
School of Law, J.D. - 1978

Boston University, M.A. - 1972

Bar Admission

State of New York - 1978
U.S. Supreme Court - 1980
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 1978
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1984

Experience

Mr. Ingrao has extensive experience in all phases of insurance defense related litigation including inland marine, automobile and general liability, labor/construction litigation, medical malpractice, professional liability and special risks defense litigation as well as appellate practice.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
American Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Special Distinctions

Long Island University: Professor Legal Nurse Consulting Program

Lynn Ann Ingrao

Education

St. John's University
School of Law, J.D. - 1984

State University of New York
Stony Brook, B.A. - 1979

Bar Admission

State of New York - 1985
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 1985
U.S. Court Claims - 1991

Experience

Since her admission to the Bar, Ms. Ingrao has been practicing in all phases of insurance defense, coverage issues and complex tort litigation, appellate review, realty transactions and litigation and trust and estate manners.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Suffolk County Bar Association
Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
Nassau-Suffolk Women's Bar Association

Special Distinctions

Suffolk County Bar Association Judicial Screening Comm.
Suffolk County Bar Association
District Court Suffolk County Arbitrator
Appellate Division Second Dept. Attorney Client Grievance Mediator

Corey J. Pugliese

Education

Albany Law School of Union University, J.D. - 2007

University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware, B.S. - 2004

Bar Admission

State of New York - 2008
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 2010

Experience

Since his admission to the Bar, Mr. Pugliese has been practicing in all phases of insurance defense, coverage issues and complex tort litigation, appellate review, realty transactions and litigation and trust and estate manners.

Professional Associations

Nassau County Bar Association

Lauren A. Norberto

Education

St. John's University
School of Law, J.D. - 2009

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York, B.S. - 2004

Bar Admission

State of New York - 2010
State of New Jersey - 2009

Experience

Since her admission to the Bar, Ms. Norberto has been practicing in all phases of insurance defense, coverage issues and complex tort litigation and appellate review.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association