Annamarie Fortunato, Esq.
Annamarie Fortunato received her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Boston University where she studied political science and journalism graduating cum laude in 1991. She received her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 1994. In 1994 Annamarie joined the Compensation Offices of George J. Fortunato where she had interned every summer since high school learning the important role compensation cases have on an injured worker’s underlying personal injury action and livelihood while disabled. Annamarie went out on her own and established her law firm, Annamarie Fortunato, P.C. in January 1997 as a solo practitioner specializing in New York State Labor Law, construction accident cases. Within her first five (5) years of practice Annamarie had settled multimillion dollar cases and was on her way to a growing and successful career.
Annamarie has authored many successful construction accident liability motions, many of which have made case law in the State of New York and the firm has won many verdicts and settlements through trial and mediation.
In 2002, Annamarie received her largest verdict of $19,999,100.00, for a construction accident when an ironworker fell several feet off of a ladder sustaining multiple neck and back injuries, a verdict which won her recognition by many local newspapers.
In 2003, Annamarie was named one of the 100 top lawyers in the State of New York. She has also been recognized by the Who’s Who of Distinguished Americans of Italian Descent, the America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
In 2003, Annamarie's sister, Camille Fortunato, joined the firm and it was renamed to FORTUNATO & FORTUNATO, PLLC.
Annamarie is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and New Jersey and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association, Catholic Lawyers Bar Association and Columbian Lawyers Bar Association.
Annamarie is married and lives with her husband and two children in Brooklyn, New York.
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