Byrne P. Byrne

Richard P. Byrne

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Mr. Byrne's practice concentrates in the areas of insurance law and construction law.

His experience includes the representation of insurance carriers and reinsurers, together with a national contractor, on a broad range of complex matters.

Mr. Byrne is also regularly requested to act as a Mediator on a wide array of issues and has been handling Alternative Dispute Resolutions for over 20 years. Details on his background and experience as a Mediator can be found on the Mediation Services Practice Group page.

Since 2002, Mr. Byrne has served as Co-Managing Partner of the Firm. He has been awarded an A-V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, based upon its peer review process and, in 2015, he was selected as a Legal Leader in Construction Law by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Byrne has also been recognized on multiple occasions as a New York Metro Super Lawyer.

Mr. Byrne received his Juris Doctorate Magna Cum Laude from New York Law School in 1982, where he was a member and editor of the Law Review.

Mr. Byrne is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York, and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York. As Mr. Byrne's practice is national (and, as required, international) in scope, he additionally secures admission pro hac vice in individual matters, as needed, working with select local counsel.

Practice Areas


  • New York Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1982

Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York

L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita, & Contini, L.L.P.

Garden City, New York
v: 516.294.8844
f: 516.294.8202

East Hanover, New Jersey
v: 973.428.4824
f: 973.428.1036