Florian  Bruno

Florian Bruno

Offices: New York
Associate

Florian Bruno is an associate with Russo & Gould. He joins the firm after having his own practice in New York for several years. Florian started his legal career in Germany, where he is still admitted to practice, and he is fluent in German.

In Germany and the United States, Florian earned his J.D., cum laude, at University at Buffalo Law School and his LL.M. from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law. In addition to Germany, he is admitted to practice in New York, and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Education
2021 J.D. SUNY Buffalo School of Law
2015 M.A. Columbia University
2005 LL.M. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
2003 LL.B. University of Munich, Germany
Experience
Judicial Intern for the Honorable Lourdes Ventura, Queens County, 2020
Admissions
New York State Bar
Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Boston
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Germany
Memberships
New York State Bar Association
Munich Bar Association

News Insights

October 6, 2021

Alexandra Alvarez Wins Motion for Summary Judgment for ConEd and Other Defendants

Congratulations to Senior Associate Alexandra Alvarez for winning Motions for Summary Judgment for firm client, Con Edison and others. Alexandra appeared for oral argument before Justice Katherine Levine of the Supreme Court, 2nd Judicial District on September 15. She successfully argued the motions for ConEd, Verizon, Five Star Electric Corp. and the MTA/NYCTA.

October 5, 2021

Meet David Gould (and Grab a Slice)

David is a proud named partner of Russo & Gould LLP, a firm he's been with since 2002 and served as partner since 2007. As a trial attorney, David has tried more than 75 cases to verdict throughout New York, and has participated in more than 100 trials. Litigation is not the only path he looks for on behalf of his clients; he also heads Russo & Gould's Early Settlement Division and has settled hundreds of cases on behalf of insurance carriers and self-insured entities within 12 months of their inception. For the past 25 years, David has been an Adjunct Professor at the City University of New York, Queens College where he teaches courses such as Freedom of Speech, Trial Advocacy and Media Law and Ethics. Several of his former students have been hired as paralegals at the firm. He also lectures frequently for the National Business Institute continuing legal education series and has taught such courses as: Advanced Trial Tactics, Trial Skills Workshop, Mini Med School for Attorneys, Working with Experts and Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case.

September 24, 2021

David Gould and Josh Kardisch to Present on NBI's Mini Med School For Attorneys Program

David Gould and Josh Kardisch to Present on NBI''s Mini Med School For Attorneys Program Legal cases involving medical issues require a strong grasp of how the body functions, how injuries impede those functions and what the prognoses and treatments look like. Attorneys need to know how to effectively evaluate medical records, depose doctors and more. Russo & Gould's David Gould and Josh Kardisch are on the panel for this NBI CLE program on September 30, 2021.