Bleakley Platt Announces New Partner

July 2014

Bleakley Platt is pleased to announce that Christopher C. Palermo has become a member of the firm, in the litigation practice group.  His practice focuses on matters involving contractual disputes, unfair competition and consumer protection claims, product liability, real estate litigation, common law fraud and False Claims Act matters.  He has represented corporate clients in jurisdictions throughout the U.S. in a number of different industries, including pharmaceuticals, financial services, industrial manufacturing and telecommunications.

Mr. Palermo was appointed by Chief Judge of the State of New York Jonathan Lippman to serve on the Commercial Division Advisory Council, which is charged with advising the Chief Judge on an ongoing basis about all matters concerning the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Mr. Palermo received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, in 1987 and is a 1984 cum laude graduate of Princeton University.   Mr. Palermo has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” from 2007 to the present.