MELVILLE, N.Y., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Long Island-based law firm of Bruno, Gerbino & Soriano, LLP has opened its first New Jersey office. The office will be managed by partner Matthew J. Smith who recently joined the firm after serving as Location Share for New York and New Jersey offices of Allen, Kopet & Associates PLLC.
"Our presence in New Jersey will allow us to continue our firm's growth while better serving the needs of our expanding client base," said Craig J. Bruno, managing partner of BGS. "Adding Matthew Smith to lead the team in New Jersey is a great addition for our firm, our clients and our people. We're particularly proud to have continued our growth through a period of economic turbulence."
Founded in 1996, Bruno, Gerbino & Soriano, LLP practices in the areas of General Liability Coverage and Defense; Appellate Practice; No-Fault Insurance Law; and First Party Insurance Law. The firm also represents several corporate clients including The Tribune Co., Newsday, Inc., and The Hertz Corporation. Its main office is located in Melville, NY. The new office is at 70 Hilltop Road in Ramsey; 26 miles northwest of midtown Manhattan.
Mr. Smith, a resident of Cornwall On Hudson, is a graduate of Pace University School of Law and is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. A retired U.S. Army captain, his career has also included positions with the Bronx County District Attorney's Office and the New Jersey law firm of Melli Guerin Wall & Messineo, P.C. He is active in many philanthropic and community organizations in Bergen County.
"The New Jersey office is something all of our associates take pride in," says Mr. Bruno. "But our clients will be the biggest beneficiaries of our expanded reach and services."
ABOUT BRUNO, GERBINO & SORIANO, LLP
Bruno, Gerbino & Soriano, LLP, is a strategically focused law firm of more than 40 lawyers headquartered at 445 Broadhollow Road in Melville, NY with an additional office at 70 Hilltop Road in Ramsey, NJ. Founded in 1996 its clients include several of the world's leading insurance companies. Mr. Gerbino, along with other partners and associates are also licensed to practice in the state of New Jersey. More information on the firm can be found at www.bgslaw-ny.com.
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