Patrick B. Sardino
250 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
(315) 474-2911 (phone)
(315) 474-6015 (fax)
- Syracuse University College of Law, Cum Laude, J.D., 1991
- Syracuse University School of Management, B.S., 1988
Admitted to Practice
- Admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York and U.S. District Court in the Northern and Western Districts of New York
- New York State Bar Association
- Onondaga County Bar Association
- Syracuse University Whitman School of Management Alumni Club
Patrick has been a trial lawyer in New York State for 19 years. He began his career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Syracuse, New York, trying cases in the areas of premises liability, disciplinary hearings and general municipal law. He advised the Mayor’s Office and Common Council relative to all aspects of municipal law, including drafting and interpretation of city codes, Article 78 proceedings and labor and employment issues.
After a brief stint in private practice, Patrick joined the New York State Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General representing various state agencies, particularly the New York State Police, New York State Exposition Authority, Office of Mental Health and medical malpractice defense involving SUNY Upstate Hospital in Syracuse, New York. During his tenure, Patrick tried numerous cases to verdict, and handled the largest caseload among more than 200 Assistant Attorney Generals throughout New York State.
Patrick then joined Smith, Sovik in January 2001 as a litigation attorney, handling matters including municipal law advising government subdivisions and applicants on matters of zoning law, planning law and building code advisory opinions and other general matters; construction and labor law, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, personal injury and real estate matters. He has tried over 40 cases to verdict with an outstanding record of success.
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