John R. Petrone II
Manhattan College, B.A. 1981, Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. 1984. Member of Oneida County, New York State and American Bar Associations. Member of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Section.
Syracuse University College of Law Board of Visitors – Member (1995 – 2005).
Syracuse University Board of Athletics- (2005-Present)
Civic Boards include, Former Catholic Youth Services (Board Chairman). Former Chairman of Fund Raising for SUNY-Marcy Athletic Complex, and United Way Drive (Chairman). Former Board Member – Boys & Girls Club of Utica, Inc., United Cerebral Palsy & Handicapped Persons of the Utica Area, Inc., Co-Director and Board member of National Long Distance Runners Hall of Fame.
Social Memberships include Yahnundasis Golf Club.
Expertise in civil litigation encompassing commercial litigation, commercial transaction, areas of general insurance defense, including auto, general liability, malpractice, labor law, municipal law and property damage, professional liability litigation, managed care facility litigation, officers and directors litigation, employment practices litigation, environmental litigation/mass toxic torts in the areas of asbestos, lead and mold, and risk management.
Attorney Petrone has 10 years experience in Risk Management. The scope of his risk management practice includes municipal (county/city/town/village), education (primary, secondary, post-secondary), not-for profit and for profit risk management. Specific risk management projects have included general departmental review, safety and workers’ compensation review.