Brian D. Casey – Attorney

518.621.4407   •   brian@cabanisscasey.com

FOCUS OF PRACTICE

Torts & Products Liability Defense  •  Insurance Coverage  •  Commercial Litigation and Criminal/White Collar Defense

Brian was admitted to practice in 1993, and has since devoted his career to litigation of civil and criminal matters. He previously served as a prosecutor with the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office, where he successfully tried major felonies to verdict, including murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, attempted murder, arson, assault, and felony driving while intoxicated. He also successfully handled criminal appeals as a prosecutor.

His civil litigation experience is likewise extensive. He has successfully tried cases to jury verdict in state and federal courts, in venues throughout upstate New York and New York City. He has tried matters involving claims of toxic tort exposure, products liability, personal injury/premises liability, Labor Law 240 violations, property damage, and insurance fraud. He has successfully handled civil appeals before the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Departments of the Appellate Division.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Partner: Cabaniss Casey LLP

2015 – Present

Partner: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP (now Barclay Damon, LLP), Albany, NY

2004 – 2015

Attorney: Bouck, Holloway, Kiernan & Casey, Albany, NY

1998 – 2003

Assistant District Attorney, Schenectady County, NY

1995 – 1998

Attorney: Lewis & McKenna, Saddle River, NJ

1993 – 1995

EDUCATION

Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., cum laude, 1993; Member - Albany Law Review; Winner – Senior Prize Trials
Siena College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1990

BAR MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Admitted to practice before all state and federal district courts in New York State.

HONORS

  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Peer Review Rated for Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability.