Emily  Mann

Emily Mann

Offices: New York
Of Counsel

Emily Mann litigates personal injury cases, in addition to helping clients with matrimonial and family law issues. Clients are drawn to her empathetic approach as much as her ability to guide them through any mediation and court appearance. Emily has represented the nation's largest insurance companies in actions arising out of personal injury and insurance coverage. She also spent many years litigating the same type of cases on the plaintiff side. She has appeared before the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the State of New York, where she zealously represented her clients both in writing and in oral argument.

Prior to joining Russo & Gould, Emily worked with another regional firm, as well as at her family's general practice firm. Her experience in representing insurance companies in coverage disputes allows her to quickly read, interpret and explain legal jargon to her clients.

A native of Connecticut, Emily enjoys going to local beaches when she can, reading about history and facetiming with her niece and nephew in Portland, Oregon.

St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1999
Bethany College, B.A., History and Politics, 1996
More than 20 years of experience as an insurance defense and plaintiff's litigator in New York and Connecticut
Member of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Greenwich Bar Association
New York
United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

News Insights

May 31, 2023

Court of Appeal Affirms Jury Verdict for Defense in Fall Off of a Ladder Case Premised Upon Sole Proximate Cause

In the matter of Bonczar v. AMC Theaters, the plaintiff filed suit claiming violations of Labor Law 240(1) after he fell from an A-Frame ladder he was using to install a smoke detection system. At his deposition, the plaintiff was equivocal on the issue of whether he had checked the ladder to ensure that it was locked in place when he ascended it prior to his fall, admitting that he may not have done so.

May 25, 2023

Jury Dispenses Delivers Swift Justice by Rendering a Defense Verdict on Damages in Under One Hour - Alexandra Jacques v. Thomas Joseph Oliveri and Stephen J. Oliveri

David Gould obtained a unanimous defense verdict in the Supreme Court, Nassau County, before Judge Catherine Rizzo in the Alexandra Jacques v. Thomas Joseph Oliveri and Stephen J. Oliveri case, Index Number 608950-20. The plaintiff, a 52-year old Nurses Aide at Northwell Hospital, was the driver of an SUV that was stopped in traffic on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau County when the defendant, Thomas Joseph Oliveri who was 17-years old at the time of the accident, made contact with the rear of her vehicle. The case was tried solely on damages regarding whether the plaintiff sustained a "serious injury". The plaintiff underwent a right knee and right shoulder arthroscopy within four months of the accident. One of the plaintiff''s orthopedic medical experts testified that in his opinion that she will require future cervical and spinal fusion surgeries at a cost of $150,000.00 each. Mr. Gould argued that the impact was merely a minor fender bender and thus it was not the proximate cause of her past surgeries as well as any surgeries that might occur in the future.

May 4, 2023

Kevin Horbatiuk wins a verdict in favor of our clients after a trial on liability in Queens County, Supreme Court

On April 28, 2023 Kevin Horbatiuk won a verdict in favor of our clients after a trial on liability in Queens County, Supreme Court in the case of El Hassan vs Munoz Trucking Corporation and Maria Theresa Corral.