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Connell Foley Expands New York Office with Addition of Two Partners

10.30.2018
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Connell Foley LLP is pleased to announce the firm has hired partners Abigail Rossman and Margot Wilensky, who will practice in the firm’s New York office. 

Abigail Rossman advises a wide variety of corporate clients in complex civil litigation matters involving several diverse areas of law, including labor law and construction, product liability, general negligence and commercial litigation. Margot Wilensky’s practice includes disputes involving product liability, toxic tort, general negligence, catastrophic fire loss and intellectual property. They join Connell Foley from Haworth Rossman & Gerstman, LLC, a New York-based boutique trial and litigation firm.

“We are very excited to welcome Abby and Margot to the firm,” said Michael Crowley, Connell Foley’s New York Office Managing Partner. “With their extensive experience in product liability and construction litigation, their practice fits extremely well within the firm and will augment our services to clients in these areas. They are accomplished litigators, in both state and federal court, and will be a great asset to our clients in both New York and New Jersey.”

Abigail currently serves as chair of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Trial Skills and Damages Seminar, and is a member of the CLM construction committee, NRRDA and New York City Association of Insurance Women. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, and her B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, and the District of New Jersey.

Margot is also an active member of DRI, where she is in the Product Liability group and serves as the DRI Membership Chair for the State of New York. Margot received her J.D. from New York Law School, and her B.A. from Colgate University. She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, and before the United States Supreme Court.

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