Paul V. Nunes
Work History: Partner, Heisman Nunes & Hull LLP (Rochester NY), 2019-Present; partner, Underberg & Kessler LLP (Rochester NY), 1985-2019; Associate, Thacher Proffit & Wood (New York City NY), 1980-1985; Senior Law Clerk, Associate Justice Emmett J. Schnepp, Appellate Division Fourth Dept (Rochester NY), 1977-1980); Clerk, United States Attorney's Office Northern District of New York (Syracuse NY), 1976.
Education: Syracuse University College of Law (Syracuse NY), JD 1977; College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA), BA, 1974; University of Durham (Durham, England), 1972-1973.
Personal Injury: toxic torts, food-borne illness, motor vehicle accidents and construction site accidents.
Business Torts: misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition,non-compete agreements
Copyright and Trademarks
General Civil Litigation: trust and estates, partnership law/corporate governance, land use, municipal liability, contracts, etc.
Professional Ratings: preeminent A/V Rating - Martindale-Hubbell; Best Lawyers - 2009 - 2023 (14 years running); New York Super Lawyer - 2007 - 2023 (16 years running); AVVO Rating - 10/10 (superb)
*Certifications: Federal Court, Western District of New York, Empire Mediation