Theodore  W.  Ucinski III

Theodore W. Ucinski III

Partner

Practice Groups

Theodore W. Ucinski III is an experienced litigator in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey, and handles cases up to and including trial. Ted’s primary areas of practice include New York labor law, as well as multi-party construction defect litigation and high-exposure personal injury actions. Over the last 20 years, Ted has faced some of New York’s most skilled plaintiff labor law attorneys and successfully defended owners and contractors throughout New York against catastrophic claims.

Ted’s clients include the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as well as major developers and owners with holdings throughout the five boroughs. As a result, Ted has come up against every conceivable claim brought under New York’s labor law and has dealt with multiple multimillion-dollar claims.

Due to Ted’s breath of knowledge and OSHA training, he is part of the firm’s OSHA rapid response team. Ted’s qualifications allow him access to construction and worksite accident scenes to conduct investigations within hours of an alleged injury. When litigation commences, Ted is able to rely on an in-depth understanding of the incident to create an effective defense strategy.

Ted is also a prolific writer and lecturer. He has frequently written articles for the New York Law Journal and spoken at the New York State Bar Association’s lecture series. 

Honors
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers 2013-2016 (Thomson Reuters)
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Professional Affiliations and Training
  • Department of Labor OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 Construction Training
 Admitted to Practice
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
 Community Involvement
  • Eastern Property Owners Association for the Incorporated Village of Garden City: Director, Board of Directors
  • Fordham Alumni, Long Island Chapter
  • Garden City Eastern Property Owners Association
  • Long Island Corvette Owners Association
 Education
  • Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1998 (Pace International Law Review)
  • Fordham University, dual B.A., cum laude, 1995 (Dean's List; History Honor Society)
Presentations/Publications