Christopher Gladd graduated magna cum laude from Long Island University/C.W. Post College in 1989. He attended St. John's Law School and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in 1992. Mr. Gladd began his legal career with the Queens County District Attorney's Office. During his tenure there until 1996, he worked in many bureaus including Supreme Court, Appeals, Homicide, Criminal court, Narcotics and Grand Jury.
Mr. Gladd then defended personal Injury matters on behalf of the Allstate Insurance Company while working as a Senior Trial Attorney at the Law Offices of Frank V. Merino. During his time there, Mr. Gladd was the recipient of the prestigious National Individual Service Award (1997) for outstanding trial performance.
Since 1998, Mr. Gladd has developed successful trial strategies and prosecuted personal injury cases on behalf of personal injury victims including auto, commercial premises, construction and Labor Law Section 240 and 241(6) cases. He has handled high exposure, high complexity cases from inception through trial, including all motions, depositions, and discovery, and he has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.
- St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
- Long Island University/C.W.Post College, B.A., Magna Cum Laude
*Employed by Napoli Bern Ripka & Associates, LLP