McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP Announces New Litigation Attorney


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (September, 2021) – The law firm of McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP (MGS) in White Plains is pleased to announce the addition of Michael A. Zamat as Counsel to the firm.

Mr. Zamat joins MGS from his own private practice, Peterson Zamat LLC of Fairfield, CT, where he was lead litigation attorney representing a diverse range of clients from large companies to individuals on a wide range of matters including securities, partnership disputes and employment.

“We welcome Michael to McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt where his skills as an experienced commercial litigator will complement and add strengths to an already seasoned team of attorneys,’’ said Seth M. Mandelbaum, the firm’s managing partner. “Michael has a proven track record of winning settlements and verdicts for his clients. We are fortunate to have him on board.’’

Most recently, Mr. Zamat obtained a favorable settlement in a defamation case against a worldwide social media network and successfully prosecuted a large disability lawsuit against a major insurance company.

Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Zamat served as Of Counsel for the firms of Ivey, Barnum & O’Mara in Greenwich, CT and Pastore & Dailey LLC of Stamford, CT, where he managed cases involving employment, partnership disputes, construction and real estate litigation and acted as a lead attorney in large value lawsuits against prominent worldwide banks. He assisted in the formation of Pastore & Dailey with a team of attorneys from his previous two firms Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP of New York, NY and Fox Rothschild LLP of Stamford, CT.

“I am delighted to join the well-established law firm of McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP,’’ said Mr. Zamat. “I am eager to bring my litigation experience to a team of intelligent, well-seasoned attorneys who represent the values of the most upstanding legal professionals.  I look forward to helping build upon their previous success and to work diligently for our clients.”

Mr. Zamat is admitted to both the New York and Connecticut Bar, Connecticut District Court, the U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  He received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont.

The firm’s addition of Mr. Zamat’s is the latest personnel change at the MGS which recently elevated three attorneys to partner and promoted two attorneys to senior associate.

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About McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP

McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP represents a diverse group of clients. MGS (including its predecessor firm) has been an integral part of the Westchester community for more than 60 years.  The firm offers a wide range of services in areas including land use, commercial and residential real estate, banking law, trusts and estates, municipal law, construction law and all types of litigation. Its clients include corporations, insurance companies, municipalities, coop, condo and homeowners’ associations, developers, golf and country clubs and not-for-profits as well as individual property owners.  Services are provided by a team headed by seven partners, three of counsel attorneys and two associates.