Joseph Fortunato graduated Magna Cum Laude from Pace Law School. During law school, he served on Law Review, was a teaching assistant to several professors, and he clerked at the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York.
Prior to joining KDLM, Joseph served as a prosecutor in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. He acted as lead counsel on numerous trials and investigated and indicted hundreds of crimes. Joseph then went on to represent some of the largest developers and construction managers in New York State in general liability and construction accidents before deciding to pursue a career in personal injury, representing individuals involved in catastrophic accidents.
Joseph’s practice combines a breadth of experience working on a variety of general liability and medical malpractice cases with a depth of pursuing justice and restitution for people who have been injured. He takes pride in his ability to develop meaningful relationships with clients and their families based on empathy, trust, and hard work. Joseph assertively advocates for individuals and their families who have suffered physical and emotional pain at the hands of others and helps them on the path to rebuilding their life.
- Pace University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 2015
- Quinnipiac University, Cum Laude, 2012
- New York, 2016
Awards and Memberships
- National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
Past Employment Positions:
- Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, Prosecutor
Location: New York, New York
- Serving all five Boroughs of New York City, Long Island and Westchester County