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Louis B. Cristo
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Rochester Attorney
Louis B. Cristo

Phone: 585.454.2181


Languages: English

Leadership: Committee Member of Product Liability Practice Group

Lou is president of Trevett Cristo and is ranked one of the region’s top litigators by his peers because of his commitment to superior-quality representation. He has risen to leadership positions in both trial and insurance law organizations. Lou has gained a statewide reputation for tirelessly championing his clients’ cases. Whether through aggressive pursuit of a successful verdict or early efforts at mediation, Lou has developed a strong ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of a case and plan a litigation strategy accordingly.


  • Albany Law School Union University, J.D. (1984)
  • University of Rochester, B.A. (1981)

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • Florida
  • United States Federal Courts: Western, Northern, and Southern Districts
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations:

  • Monroe County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Chairman: Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section (2003-2004)
  • NYSBA Automobile Liability Committee Chairman (1991-1995)
  • NYSBA House of Delegates, Delegate (1999-2004)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Risk and Insurance Management Society (2007-present)
  • Council on Litigation Management (2008-present); Chairman, Products Liability Conference (2010-2013)
  • New York Editorial Board, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company (1993-1995)
  • Defense Research Institute (2000-present)
  • The National Fire Protection Association, Member
  • The American Society for Metals, Member

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Trevett Cristo P.C.

2 State Street
Suite 1000
Rochester, NY 14614
United States

Law Firm Contact: Louis B. Cristo

Tel: 585.454.2181

Fax: 585.454.4026



Member Since: 2016

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