Christopher Mestecky













Mr. Mestecky graduated summa cum laude from St. John’s University where he majored in English and Government and Politics. He graduated magna cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law where he served as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review and graduated in the top 2% of his class.  Mr. Mestecky is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Mestecky joined the firm in 2005. He concentrates on general counsel and labor matters, construction and other high-stakes litigation on behalf of municipal clients, as well as personal injury litigation. He has been actively engaged in court litigation in municipal related matters, including property tax disputes, litigation over payments-in-lieu of taxes (PILOTs), construction matters and employee and student discipline matters. Mr. Mestecky attends and participates in conferences held by the New York State School Boards Association and the New York State Association of School Attorneys.

Areas of Practice:

Education Law

Municipal Law


Labor & Employment Law

Construction Litigation/Negotiations
Personal Injury Litigation

Real Property Taxation and Tax Certiorari

Bar Admissions:

New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


St. John’s University School of Law, Jamaica, New York, 2005
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Dean’s List (All Semesters)
Law Review: American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review

St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York, 2002
Honors: summa cum laude
Honors: President’s Gold Medal (Highest G.P.A.)
Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society (All Semesters)
Honors: Dean’s Honor List, (All Semesters)
Honors: Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, (All Semesters)
Major:  Government & Politics
Major:  English

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New York State Bar Association

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Nassau County Bar Association

Suffolk County Bar Association