Paul T. McDermott

Paul T. McDermott

Paul T. McDermott (Member)

Paul McDermott joined the firm in 1967, shortly after graduating from Hamilton College and Cornell University.

His practice concentrates in personal injury law, insurance defense, commercial litigation, products liability law, and construction and accident law. He is an experienced litigator who has conducted numerous jury trials to verdict, and has represented clients in arbitrations and mediations. He also has an active appellate practice. Mr. McDermott has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and recoveries for his personal injury law clients.

A resident of Middletown, Mr. McDermott currently serves as a Director of the Orange County Trust Company, where he is also its counsel. In the past, he has served on the Boards of the Sarah Wells Girl Scout Council, the Middletown Day Nursery and the Middletown YMCA.

Education:
• JD, Cornell University, 1965
• AB, Hamilton College, 1962

Areas of Practice:
• Personal Injury
• Insurance Defense
• Commercial Litigation
• Products Liability
• Construction Accident Law

Admissions:
• State courts in New York
• US District Courts for the Southern and Northern   Districts of New York

Selected reported cases
• Elpac, Ltd. v. Keenpac North America, Ltd., 186 A.D.2d 893, 588 N.Y.S.2d 667 (3d Dep’t 1992)
• Elston v. Auto Racing, Inc., 161 A.D.2d 561, 555 N.Y.S.2d 394 (2d Dep’t 1990)

Please give Paul T. McDermott a call at 845-343-3000 or send him an email today to schedule an appointment. 
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