Katherine A. Giovacco graduated, magna cum laude, from Stony Brook University in 2002, and received a Juris Doctorate Degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2005. She is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Katherine is a skilled litigator who began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, where she prosecuted cases ranging from narcotics possession to attempted murder. Since leaving the District Attorney’s office, Katherine has gained extensive experience in individual and institutional professional liability defense, including the defense of medical and legal malpractice actions and nursing home liability matters. She also has significant experience handling construction law and premises liability matters, at both the trial and appellate court levels. Katherine is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association.
Individual and Institutional Professional Liability Defense; Medical Malpractice; Legal Malpractice; Nursing Home Liability; Construction Law; Premises Liability
St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 2005; Stony Brook University, B.A., 2002
2006, New York; 2012, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
New York State Bar Association; Nassau County Bar Association
Evaluator: Local Law School Moot Court Competitions; Judge: Nassau County Bar Association Moot Court Competition and High School Mock Trial Competition; Recipient of Outstanding Women in Law Award by Hofstra University School of Law