People: Christopher J. Palmese, Associate

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Christopher J. Palmese

Associate

New York
Direct: (212) 218-5293
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Mr. Palmese is an associate in the Real Estate department in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's New York office.

Mr. Palmese focuses his practice on the representation of purchasers and sellers of commercial real estate and the representation of investors, developers, lenders, tenants and landlords in all facets of their commercial real estate portfolios.

Mr. Palmese was named an Empire State Counsel Honoree by the New York State Bar Association for his 2017 pro bono contributions. 

While in law school, Mr. Palmese was an intern for the Honorable P. Kevin Castel, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Palmese has been selected to the 2018 New York Metro Rising Stars list published by Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Mr. Palmese is an associate in the Real Estate department in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's New York office.

Mr. Palmese focuses his practice on the representation of purchasers and sellers of commercial real estate and the representation of investors, developers, lenders, tenants and landlords in all facets of their commercial real estate portfolios.

Mr. Palmese was named an Empire State Counsel Honoree by the New York State Bar Association for his 2017 pro bono contributions. 

While in law school, Mr. Palmese was an intern for the Honorable P. Kevin Castel, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Palmese has been selected to the 2018 New York Metro Rising Stars list published by Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Education

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law (2011)
    Dean's List
    Senior Staff Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review
    St. John's University School of Law - Dean's Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • B.A., Muhlenberg College (2004)

Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association's Committee on Animals and the Law (Vice-Chair of Resources Sub-Committee)

Publications

  • "RCRA Clean-Up Injunction is Not Dis-chargeable in Bankruptcy," ABI Bankruptcy Case Blog (May 9, 2010)
  • "Citizen's Environmental Coalition Inc. v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation," The New York Environmental Lawyer, Vol. 29, No. 2 (2009)