Caitlin Robin is the managing member of Caitlin Robin & Associates, PLLC. Her practice is largely devoted to insurance defense litigation for healthcare clients, complex medical malpractice litigation, commercial litigation, and appellate work. She has extensive experience in both defense and Plaintiff's personal injury litigation, civil appeals, and administrative law related to New York City small businesses. She is admitted to practice law in New York in both state and federal courts. She obtained her J.D. from New York Law School, and her B.A. from George Washington University.
Kevin Volkommer graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany for his undergraduate degree. He attended the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center where he graduated cum laude in May of 2014. During law school he was involved with several clinics and internships, such as the Elder Law Clinic, interning for the Honorable Thomas F. Whelan in the New York State Supreme Court, and interning for the General Counsel of the New York City Police Pension Fund, to name a few. Kevin is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.
Annette Aletor has experience litigating matters arising under federal and state employment laws, including issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and New York Labor Law. She has defended employers in matters involving retaliation, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, age discrimination, sexual orientation discrimination, constructive termination and breach of contract. In addition, Annette has represented management and employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters, including defense of actions commenced in federal and state court and before government agencies.
Annette has also litigated wage-and-hour claims, including claims for overtime, minimum wage violation under Federal Law, and spread-of-hours and other Wage Theft Prevention Act violations under New York State Law. She has conducted payroll audits for clients in actions commenced by the Department of Labor and New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, handled sexual harassment and EEOC trainings and trainings on the New York City Earned Sick Time Act.
Annette has a background in Human Resource Management, and counsels her clients from proactive, risk management and problem solving perspectives, seeking to maximize their stated goals to the best extent possible.
Annette is a member of the Association of Black Women Attorneys and the New York State Bar Association. She has appeared as a guest judge at the Robert R. Wagner annual moot court competition and spoke at the 2012 Public Service Corps. Luncheon on the impact of law school internships on the post-recession legal job market.
Cary London is a graduate of University of Virginia and New York Law School. He was recognized by the New York Law Journal as one of their prominent Rising Stars of 2013. Mr. London is a premier trial attorney who has taken over 50 cases to jury verdict. He has previously worked for the NYPD PBA defending Police Officers accused of misconduct, Brooklyn Defender Services as a trial attorney, clerked for Supreme Court Justice Richard Lee Price in Bronx State Supreme Court, and worked for the Trial Bureau 30/50 in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office. Mr. London is primarily focused on Plaintiff’s work involving wrongful convictions, and prides himself on making sure clients get the aggressive legal representation they deserve.
Arjeta Albani graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2015 and graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2018. During law school, Arjeta was an articles editor for, and published in, the University of Maryland Journal of Business and Technology Law. Arjeta was also a member of the Moot Court Board and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, which provided her opportunities to compete and participate in several competitions. Arjeta is admitted to practice law in New York and her admission to the New Jersey Bar is pending.
Andrew Schnorr received his B.A. from the University at Buffalo, MBA from Canisius College, and J.D. from NYU School of Law. While living in Manhattan, he worked primarily as an in-house Entertainment Attorney whose niche area of practice was representing female and minority talent, and working towards achieving pay rates equal to those of their male counterparts. He was an early-adopter of the Equity Rider in 2014, which aimed to have film studios promise to pay all above and below-the-line employees an equal rate to everyone in their position, regardless of race or gender. Mr. Schnorr also worked as part of a team of representatives on cast contract negotiations for a #1-rated sitcom that avoided a lawsuit and, importantly, ended amicably in time for uninterrupted filming of the next season. While on a short stay in his hometown of Buffalo before moving to Los Angeles to further his Entertainment Law career, he met his current wife and made new life plans. Andrew now mainly focuses his practice on nursing home litigation in the Buffalo office of CR&A. In addition, he is experienced in arbitration, contract negotiations with deals totaling $50+ million, union and municipal contracts, as well as GAAP accounting and financial modeling for film project estimates.
Prior to his law career, Andrew wrote and consulted on many Nickelodeon cartoons as a part of the Children's Network Development team at Viacom, and became a member of the Writers Guild of America after selling an Adult Swim pilot that was ultimately never filmed. He also founded a non-profit in Buffalo that teaches improv comedy to at-risk youth in city schools to build self esteem and teach anti-bullying behavior. He is licensed to practice in New York and California.
Arianna Guardiola obtained her B.A. from Michigan State University in 2014 and graduated from Boston University School of Law in 2018. During her time at Michigan State, Arianna interned with a Juvenile Court Officer to assist in preventing the placement of children and adolescents in out-of-home care and to aid parents in stabilizing the home environment. During her time at Boston University, Arianna was a Staff Member of The American Journal of Law and Medicine which helped spark her interest in the field of medical malpractice. After law school, Arianna gained commercial litigation experience while working on various contract, employment law, and debtors’ rights issues. Arianna is admitted to practice law in New York and is also a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
Rebecca Cronauer is a graduate of Saint Vincent College and Ohio Northern Petit School of Law. Her practice is largely devoted to insurance defense litigation for healthcare clients, complex medical malpractice litigation, commercial litigation, and appellate work. She has significant experience in the full range of client representation including Supreme Court and Appellate oral arguments, complex motion and appellate brief production and representation of clients in mediations, arbitrations and trials. Ms. Cronauer is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and Ohio. She is a member of the New York State Bar, the Erie County Bar Association and the Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers Association.
Cortney Frank is a graduate of the Syracuse University and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, where she graduated cum laude. She received her Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo Law School. While in law school, Ms. Frank was an active member of a number of programs in the school’s Advocacy Institute, and was selected to represent the school in two national trial team competitions. Additionally, Ms. Frank was a participant in the Charles S. Desmond Moot Court Competition and member of the law school’s Moot Court Board, directed to the development of oral argument skills.
Ms. Frank is admitted to practice in the State of New York. She is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Bar Association of Erie County. Her practice is largely devoted to insurance defense litigation, Plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, and appellate work. She has extensive experience in environmental and mass tort litigation, as well as the litigation of other matters involving large commercial motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and product liability.
Further, Ms. Frank serves as a Volunteer Adjunct Faculty for the University at Buffalo School of Law in the Trial Team program where she helps mentor students in the Trial Team program to prepare them to compete in national mock trial competitions.