Our firm was founded over 50 years ago in 1961 by Richard G. Gugliotta and has been a full service firm since inception. In 1995, John C. Gugliotta joined the practice and expanded the firm to include a California office. Both Richard G. Gugliotta and John C. Gugliotta are experienced trial attorneys and have handled numerous jury trials representing plaintiffs and defendants in all major areas of litigation.
Erina R. Ponzini joined the firm in 2013. Ms. Ponzini began her legal career as a corporate attorney with a prestigious firm focusing on corporate law, regulatory compliance, employment law, contracts and litigation. After practicing corporate law for 15 years, Ms. Ponzini realized she wanted to work in an environment where she had a personal connection with individual clients and could make a difference in her community. In 2013, Ms. Ponzini joined the firm as a partner.
We are a full service firm and provide quality representation along with a strong concern for the overall well-being of our clients. We handle Criminal Defense; Business Formation and Litigation; Franchise Law Matters; Real Estate Transactions and Litigation . Other areas of our practice include the drafting of Wills and Trusts; Estate Planning; Probate; Will Contests, Employment Law and Corporate Law.
Our office provides general counsel services to small and mid-sized businesses in both New York and California, providing contract review, risk management and general business advice.
We also specialize in Art Law providing legal services to the art community. This includes the representation of galleries, collectors, artists, documentary filmmakers and musicians. We provide guidance in numerous areas including, Copyright and Trademark Law; Commercial Leases; Gallery/Artist Contracts; Gallery/Collector Agreements; Art Consultant Agreements; Insurance Issues; and when necessary Litigation.
The firm’s New York office handles matters in the New York Metropolitan areas as well as outlying counties. The California office handles matters throughout Southern California which encompasses Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego, Ventura, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.