CNY resident Sam Vulcano, Managing Partner, Sugarman Law Firm was recently selected for inclusion in the annual publication of New York SuperLawyers. Those receiving this honor are nominated and selected through a process that includes peer reviews, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates.
Vulcano has been with the firm since 1979. His practice focuses on representation of architects, engineers, and surveyors in claims including defense of claims and contract negotiation and drafting. His expertise also covers construction law, trust and estate related litigation, insurance coverage issues, catastrophic injury cases and a variety of other complex litigation-and has served in both capacities of mediator and arbitrator.
He is admitted to practice before all New York State courts, U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a member of the Onondaga County, Erie County, New York State and American bar associations.
A graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and College of Law, he is an active member of the local community. Vulcano is a member and accredited speaker for the American Institute of Architects, a member of the Metropolitan Development Association of Syracuse board of directors, and vice chair of the advisory board of directors of Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management program, Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship.
He is an affiliate member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U.S. Green Building Council and has been on the board of directors of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.
New York Super Lawyers magazine features the top five percent of attorneys in Upstate New York. It is distributed to attorneys in the third, fourth and portions of the second appellate division, nationwide to the lead counsel of all Russell 3,000 companies and ABA-accredited law school libraries.