Frank Raia concentrates his practice in all aspects of civil defense litigation, involving Construction/Labor Law, Premise Liability, Products Liability, Property Damage and Automotive Liability.
Over the course of more than 30 years in practice – beginning with a three year tenure as counsel to AIG Insurance Company – Frank has taken hundreds of cases to trial, has tried more than 50 cases to verdict, and successfully has moved to dismiss over 100 lawsuits.
Frank’s practice includes the representation of major sports and entertainment complexes and venues, including New York City’s largest sports and entertainment complexes. Frank also represents one of the largest sports and entertainment presenters in the world, as well as commercial building owners and operators, nationally prominent educational institutions, religious institutions, professional sports teams, camps, municipalities, and bus companies.
Frank has defended clients in complex tort litigation in each of New York City’s five counties, as well as in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Columbia, Ulster, and Sullivan Counties. He also practices regularly in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Frank is a co-contributor to the recently-published, USLAW Network, “State of New York Construction Law Compendium” addressing all aspects of the defense of Labor Law claims in New York.
Frank has served as a member of Rivkin Radler’s executive committee.
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United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New YorkEducation
Southwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Providence College, B.A.