Gene Berardelli

2817 Haring St
Brooklyn, NY 11235, United States

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Statement in Support of NY Assembly Bill No. A-8198

I am happy to announce that the City Bar has adopted the policy report submitted by myself, Sarah Steiner & Sen. Marty Connor on behalf of their Election Law Committee on NYS Assembly Bill A-8198 which seeks to establish the…more
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Representing Candidates for Public Office & Party Positions in NY

Here is my outline & sample documents for handling Election Law matters for candidates for public office and party positions in NY that I presented at a CLE for the NY County Lawyers Association entitled "So You're Interested in…more
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NY Statewide Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, et. al. v. NYC Dept. of Health

Analysis: NYC "Nanny State" Soda Ban Enjoined

Even the best laid plans of "nanny state" policy must pass constitutional muster. Hon. Milton Tingling enjoined New York City from instituting the now-famous sugar sweetened beverage ban that Mayor Bloomberg has touted for…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics
Lisa Humphery, et. al. v. Garry Brown, et. al.

Minor May Bring "Zone of Danger" Claim After Witnessing Horrific Accident

LIke I said earlier, this is a case where I'm not only proud to exhibit the work and the outcome, but happy that it was for a family that deserves some good news after years of dealing with adversity. Lisa Humphery and her…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury
Lisa Humphery, et. al. v. Garry Brown, et. al.

"BOOM": Admission in Police Report Dooms Motion For Summary Judgment

This is a case where I'm not only proud to exhibit the work and the outcome, but happy that it was for a family that deserves some good news after years of dealing with adversity. Lisa Humphery and her children, Ralph…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury
Gallo v. Akselrod & NYC Board of Elections

Decision: Your Candidate Wuz Robbed, But Can't Do Anything About It!

If ever there was a clear example of the need for Election reform in New York - this decision written by Hon. David Schmidt of Kings County for a case I argued is it! Here, the judge agrees with my client that the number of…more
| Elections & Politics
Gallo v. Akselrod & NYC Board of Elections

Affirmation on Framed Issues

In response to my OTSC / Verified Petition, the Court requested that the parties brief: a. Whether all necessary parties had been served in this matter, and b. If so, whether the Court have the authority to grant the relief…more
| Elections & Politics
Gallo v. Akselrod & NYC Board of Elections

Primary Election Contest - Petitioner's OTSC & Verified Petition w/ Affidavits

My client conducted a write-in campaign for a third party ballot line opened via Opportunity to Ballot for State Assembly in New York. During the initial canvass of the election results, my client identified at least 4…more
| Elections & Politics
Fidler v. Storobin, et. al.

Decision: Fraud Claim "Falls Far Short"; Count Disputed Ballots

After a 3-day trial on the issue of fraud, here is Hon. Larry D. Martin's decision ordering that 120-plus ballots be counted. counting these ballots, my client, David Storobin, won the election because these votes were…more
| Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics
Fidler v. Storobin, et. al.

Motion for SJ: No "Fraud" in Collection of Absentee Ballots

In the hotly-contested 27th Senate Special Election, The Democratic candidate, Lew Filer, charged that my client, Republican David Storobin, fraudulently collected absentee ballots and filed a action to prevent those votes from…more
| Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics
Vincent Perretti, et. al., v. Kim M. Miranda, et. al.

Profiting from Defendants Pointing Fingers At Each Other

Plaintiff Vincent Perretti doesn't know what happened to him. All he knows is that he was injured as a passenger in a car accident - and that was enough to win the day for him. Perretti sat in the front seat of a vehicle…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury
Patricia James-Singleton v. Lyndonna Dublin

Defeating Summary Judgment - Slip & Fall In Unlit Stairway

Patricia James-Singleton was dropping off her daughter and grandchild to their home an apartment on the top floor of a three-story walk-up. While walking her family up to their unit, they each walked by a bucket of water and a…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury
Matter of Cipriano v. Graves

Second Department: Respondent Restored To Ballot

This was a decision that overturned a trial court decision that I successfully argued before the Second Department that restored my client to the ballot for a party position. The Trial Court ordered my client, a candidate…more
| Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics
Matter of Cipriano v. Graves

Appellant's Brief That Restored Client To The Ballot

This was an appeal from a trial court decision that I successfully overturned at the Second Department that restored my client to the ballot for a party position. The Trial Court ordered my client, a candidate for the party…more
| Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Elections & Politics
  • Government
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
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