Christopher Shishko

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E-mail: cshishko@guerciolaw.com

Mr. Shishko is a graduate of Stony Brook University, and of Touro Law Center, where he graduated summa cum laude, Salutatorian of the class of 2010 and was a member of Law Review. Mr. Shishko’s areas of concentration are in Education Law, Municipal Law, General Counsel & Compliance, Labor & Employment Law, Construction Law, and Litigation. Mr. Shishko regularly advises municipal clients on the legal implications of various financial matters including the application of the tax cap, the impact of payments-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOTS) on school district budgeting procedures, the effect of tax certiorari proceedings, and the interpretation of various statutes which affect municipal finances.  In addition, he advises clients with regard to legal compliance in procurement practices, competitive bidding, and awarding contracts under the General Municipal Law. Mr. Shishko also regularly presents to school boards, administrators, school employees, and outside practitioners on education-related legal compliance. During law school Mr. Shishko interned with Justice Leonard B. Austin of the Nassau County Supreme Court – Commercial Division and at the United States Attorney’s Office – Eastern District in the White Collar Crimes Division. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Shishko conducted investigations regarding litigation matters on behalf of various insurance companies. Mr. Shishko also serves as a village prosecutor in the Village of Malverne where he also resides.

Areas of Practice:

Education Law
Municipal Law
Labor & Employment Law
Construction Law
Litigation

Bar Admissions:

New York State
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2013

Education:

State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 2006
B.A. – Political Science

Touro Law Center, Central Islip, New York, 2010 – J.D. summa cum laude, Salutatorian – Full Time Division

Honors:
Touro Law Review: Member 2008-2010 

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Nassau County Bar Association – Member Education Law Committee