Mr. LaRusso is a proud graduate of St. John’s School of Law, with a wide and varied law experience in both the public and private sector, prior to joining Bornstein & Emanuel, P.C. Mr. LaRusso began his legal career at the Nassau County Attorney’s Office as a Deputy County Attorney, representing Nassau County in New York State and Federal Court, in Civil Rights and Tort Claims, where he successfully tried cases to verdict. In the private sector, Mr. LaRusso worked for several years at a prominent defense firm, where he successfully defended hospitals in complex medical malpractice cases and nursing home cases, pursuant to the Public Health Law. As a defense attorney, Mr. LaRusso developed a keen understanding and awareness of the defense of medical malpractice and nursing home cases, and now uses that knowledge in the prosecution of these cases as a plaintiff’s attorney at Bornstein & Emanuel. P.C.