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Christopher F. Mansfield is a partner in the firm’s General Liability, Tort and Insurance Defense department. Chris represents clients in the grocery, construction, real estate development and financial industries before both State and Federal Courts in New York, as well as before numerous governmental agencies and administrative tribunals.

Chris counsels clients on a wide variety of risk management, insurance coverage and compliance-related matters including those involving the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, New York State Election Law, the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, the Commodities Exchange Act, the American’s With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Family Medical Leave Act.

In addition, Chris represents individuals and corporate clients in a variety of commercial and real estate transactions.

As a participant in Nassau Suffolk Law Services Volunteer Lawyer Project, Chris has volunteered many hours assisting Long Islanders facing eviction and homelessness and eviction. In 2009, following a fire at his own home, Chris joined the East Rockaway Volunteer Fire Department where he has served as a Captain, Department Records Officer and an elected member of the Department’s Fire Council. Chris has also served as counsel to, and a By-Law Committee representative of, Sekon Association, Inc, a not-for-profit corporation representing homeowners on New York’s Upper Saranac Lake.

Practice Areas


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1999
  • B.A., Fordham University, 1994
  • Chaminade High School, 1990

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member, Suffolk County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Ones to Watch: Law, Long Island Business News, March 2020