Thomas A. Catalano

Thomas A. Catalano Partner

New York, NY
Phone: 212-341-4298
Fax: 212-267-5916

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Tom Catalano's practice is focused on matters involving civil rights, copyright, trademark, long-term care liability, contracts, right to privacy, defamation, professional liability, and employment discrimination.


  • Friedman v Self Help Community Services, 2015 WL 1246538 [EDNY 2015] (civil rights, false arrest, unlawful commitment)
  • Nelson v Selfhelp Community Services, Inc., 2014 WL 6850967 [SDNY 2014] (assault and battery, negligent hiring, retention, training, and supervision)
  • Brinn v Syosset Pub. Lib., 61 F Supp 3d 247 [EDNY 2014] (civil rights, First Amendment)
  • P.P. v City of New York, 2014 WL 4704800 [SDNY 2014] (Section 1983 civil rights, foster care)
  • Rakofsky v Washington Post, 2013 WL 1975654, 41 Media L Rep 1863 [Sup Ct 2013] (defamation, internet)
  • Jimenez v City of New York, 2014 WL 5089392 [SDNY 2014] (Section 1983, civil rights, false arrest and malicious prosecution)
  • Paraco Gas Corp. v Travelers Cas. and Sur. Co. of Am., 2014 WL 5007862 [SDNY 2014] (insurance, broker's errors and omissions)
  • Kraft v. City of New York, 2010 WL 1009548 [SDNY] (civil rights, false arrest)
  • Drayton v. Toys "R' Us Inc., 2009 WL 2170233 (civil rights, racial discrimination)
  • Rockland Exposition, Inc. v. Alliance Of Automotive Service Providers Of N.J., 2009 WL 1154094 [SDNY] (copyright, trademark, breach of contract)
  • Estate of Ratcliffe v. Pradera Realty Co., 2008 WL 53115 [SDNY] (premises liability, wrongful death)
  • Fashion Shop LLC v. Virtual Sales Group Corp., 2007 WL 4241947 [SDNY] (goods sold and delivered)
  • Colgate-Palmolive Co. v. J.M.D. All-Star Import and Export Inc., 486 F Supp 2d 286 [SDNY 2007] (counterfeiting, trademark infringement)
  • Pierre v. J.C. Penney Co., Inc., 340 F Supp 2d 308 [EDNY 2006) (violation of civil rights, false imprisonment)
  • Francis v. City of New York, 2004 WL 1941265 [SDNY] (violation of civil rights)

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey


American Intellectual Property Law Association
American Bar Association


  • 1982 J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo
  • 1977 B.S. State University of New York at Albany

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