Madeline Muniz is an associate of Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP. Though recently admitted to the bar, Ms. Muniz has over a decade of legal experience as a paralegal with this law firm and legal intern with governmental entities. Her areas of practice currently include construction, premises, motor vehicle accidents, toxic torts, wrongful death, professional malpractice, and claims before the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).
Ms. Muniz joined Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP as a paralegal in 2008. She was involved in cases from initial consultation through trial. Ms. Muniz also worked extensively on the World Trade Center litigation, where she coordinated the exchange of mass discovery, aided in the review of thousands of documents, and assisted in preparing expert witnesses for deposition.
Admitted to the Bar in 2018, Ms. Muniz’s practice area has now expanded to include a variety of other types of personal injury actions, and she continues to passionately advocate for individuals affected by the September 11th attacks before the VCF, in Surrogate’s Court, and in other arenas to ensure our client’s’ rights are protected.
A cum laude graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Ms. Muniz interned for the New York State Attorney General’s office and at the New York City District Attorney’s office before attending law school. Ms. Muniz earned her law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2017, where she attended the evening program and was actively involved with the school’s Disability Rights Clinic.
Ms. Muniz is licensed to practice in the State of New York and in the Southern District of New York. She is involved in various New York City Bar Associations. Madeline is also bilingual and bicultural.