Andrew T. Garbarino focuses on the representation of clients, which include international corporations, professionals and lay-people, in criminal and administrative actions. He possesses significant experience representing clients in state courts and he has successfully represented clients before federal, state and local administrative bodies, including the New York State Office of Professional Medical Conduct, (OPMC), New York State Office of Professional Discipline, (OPD), New York State Worker’s Compensation Board, New York State Department of Labor, The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, Environmental Conservation Board, Human Resources Administration and various financial industry regulatory authorities including the Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC) and state banking authorities. He has also counseled attorneys faced with inquiries from the Attorney Disciplinary/Grievance Committee.
As of counsel to Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., he is a member of the firm’s White Collar Crime & Investigations and Health Law Regulatory Departments, and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group.
A lifelong resident of Long Island, Andrew was previously with Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.’s Health Law and White Collar Crime and Investigations Departments from 2002–2005 where he handled a variety of legal matters for healthcare institutions and individual professionals, including criminal and administrative actions.
Prior to returning to Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., he worked in both the private and public sector. First at a firm specializing specifically in transactional and regulatory health law and litigation, he then served as an assistant district attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor, he was a member of the District Court and Public Corruption Bureaus and prosecuted a wide array of cases, ranging from street crimes to sex crimes to complex white-collar larcenies, forgeries, identity thefts and mortgage frauds. While in the District Court Bureau, he was responsible for prosecuting every misdemeanor case arising in the City of Glen Cove. In the Public Corruption Bureau, he handled a variety of high profile investigations and trials, several of which attracted national media attention. He has extensive experience in a variety of investigative techniques, including warrants, subpoenas, grand juries and the use of forensic evidence.
In the courtroom, Andrew has examined and cross-examined a wide range of witnesses, from civilians to law enforcement officers, to a diverse number of experts in fields such as fingerprints, DNA, psychology and medicine and has tried numerous cases to verdict. In the year prior to his return, he was in solo practice and handled criminal defense and litigation cases.
Andrew has lectured to other attorneys on various aspects of criminal and health law and is a regular contributor to Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.’s Health Law publications. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.
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