Uniondale, N.Y. February 24, 2022– Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Alexandra Piscitello has joined the firm as a new Associate. “We are very pleased to welcome Alexandra to our firm,” noted Managing Partner Adam Silvers. “During her time here as a summer associate she provided valuable assistance, including research and support. We look forward to her continued contributions in her new role as an associate.
Ms. Piscitello received her Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where she served as a Staff Member on Volume 48 of the Hofstra Law Review and as the Senior Notes Editor on Volume 49 of the Hofstra Law Review. Her Note, Cadavers in Commerce: Regulating Under a Federal Body of Laws (2020), was published in Volume 48.
While in law school, Ms. Piscitello served as a teaching assistant for Professor Ellen Yaroshefsky assisting Professor Yaoshefsky with her course in legal ethics. She also served as secretary of Hofstra Law School’s chapter of the Federal Bar Association, as a member of the Dean’s Student Advisory Committee led by Judge Gail Prudenti, and as a senator for the Hofstra Law Student Bar Association.
Ms. Piscitello regularly competed on behalf of Hofstra Law School’s Dispute Resolution Society, having won first place in the school’s intermural competition in 2018 and second place in the New York State Bar Association and American Arbitration Association’s Mediation Tournament in 2019. Ms. Piscitello is also the recipient of the prestigious Catalyst Public Service Fellowship program, which was created in 2016 by Chief Justice Janet DiFiore before she was appointed to the New York State Court of Appeals. The program, which is administrated by The New York Bar Foundation, provides funding to encourage outstanding law students to take public interest and public service legal position that would otherwise be unpaid.
Upon graduation, Ms. Piscitello received the Gold Award for Public Service, which is awarded to graduates who have devoted over 750 hours to public service during their three years at Hofstra Law School, and the Alan N. Resnick Award of Fellowship and Unity from the Hofstra Law Review. Prior to joining Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., Alexandra served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Arthur M. Diamond in the Nassau County Supreme Court.
For over 50 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.