Anthony A. Ciaccio, Sr. co-manages the personal injury department at Schalk, Ciaccio & Kahn. Anthony’s vast experience as a former prosecutor, trial attorney for a major insurance company and then for a prominent plaintiff’s personal injury firm, gives him the insight to advocate for clients who are injured through the negligence of others.
Anthony began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, gaining real-world trial experience prosecuting both misdemeanors and major felonies. He tried numerous cases while working as an Assistant District Attorney with a tremendous success rate and built a reputation as a fierce courtroom advocate among his peers and colleagues.
Following his time in law enforcement, Anthony applied his trial skills to the field of personal injury, learning the inner workings of the insurance industry from both sides of the aisle. Anthony worked for a major insurance carrier, becoming an expert in how insurance companies value cases, as well as avoid paying out on claims. Anthony then joined a premier personal injury law firm where he applied this knowledge and honed his negotiation skills, fighting for compensation for his clients’ injuries. Anthony’s unique experience working on “both sides of the fence” ensures that you quickly get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Anthony has recovered millions for his clients through settlements, arbitration, and verdicts. Anthony has a reported million-dollar verdict and several notable settlements. Anthony prides himself on trying tough cases and winning when other lawyers feel there is no chance for victory.
Anthony proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps and received an Honorable discharge after four years of service. Anthony is active in community affairs, enjoys spending time with his family and always has a spare moment to talk baseball.
- Bachelor of Finance, Cum Laude – Dowling College
- Juris Doctor – Hofstra University School of Law
- Suffolk County Bar Association
- Member in good standing with the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Member in good standing with the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers