HEARING OFFICER RESUME

Luke M. Pittoni, Esq. Hearing Officer

Luke M. Pittoni, Esq. is an experienced and skilled litigator with a long and distinguished career that spans over forty years. Most of his career has been dedicated to the handling of medical malpractice and medical products liability matters the majority of which were complex and high exposure cases. He has regularly appeared in courts throughout all five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Dutchess counties, the Eastern and Southern District of Federal Court and State Court in Connecticut.

Luke Pittoni’s reputation precedes him. Well known and respected throughout the legal community by both plaintiff and defense attorneys alike, he has also developed a positive working relationship with both sides of the bar as well as members of the medical profession and insurance carriers. His expert understanding of the medical field makes him exceptionally well-qualified to fairly evaluate claims and settle even the most complex cases.

He has authored numerous articles about medical malpractice litigation, as well as publications dealing with the use of technology in the courtroom. He is a former editor of Product Liability Law and Strategy and has also lectured across the country on various topics relating to health care law and trial advocacy.

Mr. Pittoni’s accolades include listings on the Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who in American Law. He was voted as one of the top 20 Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyers in America in a poll of plaintiffs’ and defense lawyers by Medical Economics. He was also recognized as a Super Lawyer for New York, Connecticut and New England, and was awarded an AV Preeminent Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubble.

Luke Pittoni’s consummate skills as a trial attorney and negotiator, along with his vast knowledge and experience handling medical malpractice and medical products liability matters, gives him an in-depth perspective of the law and also the keen ability to bring parties together to move cases toward resolution.

He is available to hear cases throughout the New York Metro area and the United States.