John W. Magrino

John W. Magrino

Offices: New York, New Jersey
Senior Associate

A seasoned attorney with more than 25 years of experience, he helps clients in all aspects of personal injury litigation from inception through trial. He has litigated cases in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey in matters involving motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, premises liability and product liability. John has also represented clients in real estate transactions, wills/trusts and probate proceedings.

One of John's strengths is counseling clients through the litigation process. Some of them have never been involved in litigation before and they have questions and concerns. John is known for the personal attention he provides during the process and for the courtesy and respect his clients receive from him. He analyzes each case and creates a plan of action designed to provide each client with the best results possible.

Active in his community, John has served as a lector, Eucharistic Minister, and member of the parish council of his local church. He has volunteered his time, including representing two families of victims of the World Trade Center tragedy on September 11, 2001, in seeking relief from the Victims' Compensation Fund. This was a profound moment in his career. John has also been involved in his professional community as a current or past member of the Bergen County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association.

Education
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1994
Pace University, B.A., 1990
Admissions
United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia

News Insights

May 19, 2022

David Gould to Present on Defense of Bad Faith Claims

Bad faith law in New York has rarely been more relevant. David Gould will present a CLE program on best practices in the defense of bad faith claims at a New York State Bar Association CLE program on May 24. The program will explore the current state of Bad Faith law in New York, the impact of recent decisions, ethical considerations, the proposed legislation, and practice tips.

May 9, 2022

Russo & Gould Welcomes John Magrino

Russo & Gould welcomes John Magrino back! Before rejoining the firm, John worked with other New York and New Jersey based firms representing clients in all aspects of personal injury litigation both Plaintiff and defense from inception through trial. He has litigated cases in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey in matters involving motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, premises liability and product liability. John now brings with him additional experience and his continuing hard work on behalf of his clients.

May 2, 2022

Russo & Gould Attorneys Included in 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

We are proud to share that five of our attorneys have been named 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the NY Metro area and Upstate New York! This is a distinction reserved for a select group of attorneys - only five percent per state are named to Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent named to Rising Stars each year. Please join us in congratulating our colleagues on this honor.