Attorneys

Partners

Joseph A. French

Joseph A. French, the founding partner of French & Casey, LLP, is an experienced litigation and trial attorney with over thirty-five years of experience. Read Full Biography >

Moira E. Casey

Moira E. Casey is a partner at French & Casey, LLP. Ms. Casey concentrates her practice on trusts & estates and real estate. Ms. Casey is experienced in all aspects of estate planning and administration as well as estate litigation. Read Full Biography >

Susan A. Romano

Susan A. Romano is a partner with French & Casey, LLP having joined the practice as an associate in 2001.  Prior to her association with the firm, she worked in-house defending claims for a major New York City privately held corporation. Read Full Biography >

Lance E. Benowitz

Lance E. Benowitz joined the firm in 2008. His practice is focused on labor and construction law, as well as insurance coverage and litigation. Read Full Biography >

Beth Rex

Beth Rex is a partner with French & Casey, and a skilled litigation trial attorney with over 30 years of experience. She began her practice in a firm that was in-house counsel to a well-known boutique insurance company, where she spent nearly 17 years, rising from a beginning associate to managing attorney and partner.  Read Full Biography >

Counsel

Barry Meade

Barry Meade is of counsel with French & Casey, LLP.  He represents clients in a wide range of commercial and insurance defense litigation, with particular emphasis on construction related issues. Read Full Biography >

Andre A. Brochetelli

Andre A. Brochetelli is an attorney at French & Casey, LLP in New York City. His practice is devoted to commercial and general liability matters including premises liability, labor law, insurance coverage, subrogation, contract review, property damage and professional and products liability. Read Full Biography >

Senior Associate

Associates

Scott J. Laird

Scott J. Laird, Esq. is an attorney at French & Casey, LLP. He joined the firm in 2018, coming from a well-respected Queens litigation firm. Mr. Laird has impressive experience litigating a variety of complex matters in the following practice areas: construction accidents and defects, property damage claims, premises liability actions, business disputes and other related commercial litigation matters.    Read Full Biography >

Maria E. Stamatelatos

Maria E. Stamatelatos is an attorney at French & Casey, LLP. Ms. Stamatelatos joined the firm in March 2020. Prior to working at French & Casey, LLP., Ms. Stamatelatos represented indigent New Yorkers in criminal proceedings at the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County, Inc. in a variety of areas, including all-purposes crimes and DWIs. Read Full Biography >

Sarah A. Trepel

Sarah A. Trepel is an Associate Attorney at French & Casey, LLP. Ms. Trepel joined the firm in January 2018. Prior to working at French & Casey, LLP she represented defendants in criminal proceedings throughout New York City. Ms. Trepel has experience in courtroom advocacy, motion practice, and trial preparation. She has defended clients in state and complex federal matters. Ms. Trepel is detail oriented and dedicated to providing effective and competent representation to each of her clients. Read Full Biography >