The Bartlett LLP Team

Joseph M. Guzzardo


Mr. Guzzardo has spent the majority of his career as a trial attorney with New York City insurance defense firms.  His practice is focused on the defense of complex construction accident, premises and automobile liability claims, transportation liability claims, as well as related coverage disputes and the defense of attorney malpractice claims.  He has successfully tried dozens of cases to verdict within the five boroughs of New York City and neighboring Long Island. Mr. Guzzardo also handles a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate transactions as well as contested and uncontested estate proceedings.

Mr. Guzzardo graduated from Saint John’s University’s School of Law in 1996, obtaining Dean’s List recognition throughout (1993-96).  As a member of the Journal of Legal Commentary, he co-authored Gulf War Syndrome: Learning From The Lessons Of Agent Orange, a comparative analysis of the mass toxic tort playbook utilized by the Agent Orange litigants, and whether affected Gulf War veterans should follow in their footsteps.


  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. 1996
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. 1993

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar 1997
  • New Jersey State Bar 1997
  • U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of New York 1997
  • U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of New York 1997
  • U.S.D.C. for the District of New Jersey 1997