Long Island, New York Law Firm

McGiff Halverson Dooley LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Patchogue, Long Island and New York City. From its inception, the firm has been devoted to vigorously representing its client’s interests in a result-driven, cost-effective manner.

The Firm traces its origins to 1956 and has evolved to its present firm, serving the legal needs of clients throughout New York. The depth of our experience in representation of insurers has assisted us in developing a common sense, cost effective, and practical approach.

We practice in all New York courts, including the five boroughs, and represent a vast array of clients in all facets of litigation, casualty and personal injury, commercial litigation, environmental litigation, municipal liability, real estate transactions and criminal law. Our firm is committed to working closely with and responding promptly to our clients, using our experience and knowledge to accurately evaluate the merits of each case. We pride ourselves on personal service with large-firm expertise.

We pride ourselves on being native New Yorkers who have the street smarts and expertise to work closely with our clients, utilizing a team approach in each of our cases. The Firm understands the needs and philosophies of our clients and is highly experienced in resolving cases through trial, early resolution, ADR or motion practice. We take a business perspective in attempting to craft a swift cost-effective resolution. If that approach fails, we litigate. Since no single approach is best suited for all clients or cases, this versatility and adaptability is a hallmark of our firm. The legal staff includes some of the finest trial and appellate lawyers in New York, thereby affording McGiff Halverson Dooley the ability to handle any case regardless of complexity.

As experienced trial attorneys with decades of proven results, our attorneys consistently demonstrate the commitment, imagination, tenacity, and energy required to defend the wide spectrum of complex legal issues that confront our clients. This specialized talent in trial advocacy permeates all aspects of the firm’s practice.

While our offices have a unique artistic feel, the values we espouse are traditional; respect for the law, pride in our profession, an excellent work product, and above all else, commitment to and communication with the client. The hallmarks of our firm culture are integrity, diligence and ingenuity.