Tara P. Mandelbaum

Tara P. Mandelbaum

Staten Island, New York

I am admitted to practice in both the State of New York and the Eastern and Southern Districts of the Federal Courts of New York.  I am a graduate of Hofstra University where I received a Citation of Excellence for Clinical Law in my participation in the Disabilities Law Clinic.  I graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. John's University where I obtained my undergraduate degree. I have been litigating the defense of personal injury cases for various insurance companies since my admission to the bar in 1998.  I have successfully litigated the defense of  car accident cases, premises liability cases, and Labor Law cases many of which have resulted in dismissals pursuant to dispositive motions and/or favorable settlements.  I have also tried a number of auto accident cases resulting in defense verdicts.   

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Accident Cases
  • Labor Law
  • Coverage Cases
  • Premises Cases

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 1997
    • Law Journal: Law and Policy Symposium journal, Member
  • St. John’s University
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Clinical Law, 1998 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York County Lawyers Association., Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Morris Duffy Alonso & Faley, Attorney, 2000 - 2012
  • Law Office of James Bilello, Attorney, 1998 - 2000