Thomas J. Rossi

Adjunct Professor
J.D., St. John's University School of LawB.A., Fordham University

Thomas J. Rossi is a partner in the law firm of Rossi & Crowley, LLP concentrating his practice on construction, design and commercial litigation matters.  He has tried dozens of jury and bench trials in the State and Federal Courts, in arbitration proceedings and before administrative tribunals involving construction and design disputes, real estate title and other real estate related matters, employment and union disputes, trusts and estates, and general commercial matters.    

He also serves as general counsel to numerous businesses including contractors, architect/engineering firms, real estate related business entities, and manufacturers. 

He has been a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Construction and Commercial Panels of Arbitrators for more than 25 years, and has presided over many lengthy and complex arbitration proceedings.  He is also a long-standing member of the mediation panel of the AAA, successfully mediating dozens of disputes. 

Rossi is active in community and bar groups as a member of the New York City Community Planning Board 5 (Land Use Committee), Past-President and current director of the Columbian Lawyers Association, and a member of the New York State Bar Association's committees on Commercial and Federal Litigation and Alternate Disputes Resolution.  He is also a member of the Grievance Committee for the Second, Eleventh and Thirteenth Judicial Districts.