CastagnozziMaria I. Castagnozzi

Born August 15, 1972, Maria has been associated with The Fitzgerald Law Firms since June of 2000 and is Of Counsel to The Fitzgerald Law Firm, P.C.  Her area of concentration is pre-trial litigation on lead poisoning cases, med-lead cases (medical malpractice regarding departures in lead poisoning cases) and personal injury cases. Maria handles cases from inception to the eve of trial, and she is involved in every aspect of pre-trial litigation from the initial interviews, to court conferences, to depositions, to motions. Maria has handled pre-trial litigation and trial preparation, including jury selection, for several cases that resulted in verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000.00.


  • Monticello High School, Monticello, New York, 1990
  • Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, New York, Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal Studies, 1993
  • St. John’s University, Queens, New York, Bachelor of Arts, 1995
  • Pace Law School, White Plains, New York, Juris Doctor, 1999

Admitted to Practice

  • New York, 2000
  • New Jersey, 1999
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2000
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2000


  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association


  • (914) 613-5497
  • (914) 378-1010 ext. 292