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Charles L. Falgiatano, Esq.
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Phone: 315-479-9000
Fax: 315-479-9300

6739 Myers Rd
East Syracuse, New York 3057

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A lifelong resident of the Syracuse area, Charles L. Falgiatano, graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a concentration in pre-law in 1994. Mr. Falgiatano was on the Nazareth College Men's Basketball team and a member of the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society. Following his undergraduate work, Mr. Falgiatano worked as a legislative aid to State Senator John A. DeFrancisco concentrating on state budget matters, economic development projects and constituent service. Mr. Falgiatano received his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University in 2001 and was a member of the Syracuse Law Review and Syracuse College of Law Moot Court Honor Society and graduated magna cum laude in the top 10% of his class. While in law school, Mr. Falgiatano was a law clerk at the firm of Harris Beach LLP.

He has successfully represented clients in medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile accidents and nursing home negligence. Mr. Falgiatano is admitted to practice in New York State and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association and New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and is currently serving as an at large board member. He is also a member of the Elmcrest Children’s Center board and is the junior varsity boy's basketball coach for the Jamesville-Dewitt school district.

He and his wife, Colleen, have three children, Anthony, Sarah and Vincent.


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, 2001

magna cum laude

  • Honors: Syracuse College of Law Moot Court Honor Society
  • Law Review: Syracuse Law Review, Member, 2000 - 2001

B.A., Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1991

  • Honors: Concentration in Pre-Law
  • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions New York, 2002
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships

Onondaga County Bar Association

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board Member
Member Since: 2008

Elmcrest Children's Center Board

American Association for Justice
Member Since: 2006

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards
  • Super Lawyers, 2012 - Present
Past Employment Positions
  • State Senator John A. DeFrancisco concentrating on state budget matters, economic development projects and constituent service, Legislative
  • New York State Senate, Aide, 1995 - 2001
  • Harris Beach LLC, Clerk, 2000 - 2001
Pro Bono Activities
  • Junior Varsity Basketball Coach, Jamesville-Dewitt School District
Client Reviews
Mr. Falgiatano was very professional and did an incredible job when he worked with my family on our case. He met with us numerous times and was available when we called with questions. He explained the whole legal process to us and made sure we made the correct decision for my family! I could not thank Mr. Falgiatano enough and he is the only lawyer for my family! Jeff M.
Jeff Defrancisco and his team represented me after a bad fall while working on a construction site. They were always available to answer any and all questions and they genuinely cared regarding my health and were very sincere in helping me attain a settlement that far exceeded my expectations. My family and I received an amazing outcome and they are by far the best in the business. I highly recommend hiring their firm. Justin M.
I cannot thank DeFrancisco and Falgiatano enough! Charlie Falgiatano took my case and i couldn't have done it without him. I highly recommend this team of lawyers especially, Charlie. I will forever be grateful for him and because of him, all the time and effort he put into my case, my son can have a much easier life. Charlies understand, patient, kind, and one of the best people I know. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart. Katie C.