A family man, attorney &
proud member of the community.
Anthony Brindisi was born and raised in Upstate New York and was educated in local schools before earning his Bachelor of Arts in History from Siena College and his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School.
After completing his post-graduate education, Anthony moved back to Central New York in 2004 to join his family’s practice, Brindisi, Murad, Brindisi & Pearlman, LLP. Anthony was admitted to the practice of law in New York State and Federal Courts in 2004.
Anthony practices primarily in the field of civil litigation in state and federal courts and has proven to be effective in providing his clients with the legal knowledge and services they need to successfully navigate their legal disputes in and out of the courtroom. In his civil law practice, Anthony has successfully tried or settled cases involving labor law and construction site accidents, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability accidents, breach of contract claims, and defamation claims. These civil cases have covered a wide range of legal disputes involving clients with serious personal injuries, including, wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, fractures, and severe burns, and disfiguring scars. He has managed all aspects of civil litigation from the investigation, pleadings, and discovery stages through the pre-trial, settlement and/or trial and appeal processes. Anthony has also handled real estate matters, including commercial and residential, employment law issues, contract disputes, and adoptions.
Anthony has a wide range of experience and has earned a reputation of being a problem solver. His legal experience and negotiation skills have proven to be critically important in successfully resolving his clients’ claims to their satisfaction and will be great assets to him as a judge when resolving disputes. Anthony’s extensive experience as a public servant on the local, state, and federal levels, has given him the tools needed to be a fair, independent-minded, and impartial judge. Anthony’s over fifteen years of legal experience as a practicing attorney and over ten years as a legislator on the state and federal levels gives him a unique understanding of the law that will better serve the people that come before the State Supreme Court, no matter the issue.
Anthony resides in Utica with his wife Erica, a biology professor at Mohawk Valley Community College, and their two children, Anthony, Jr., and Lily.
Anthony’s Public Service
U.S. House of Representatives (2019-2021): Anthony is the former United States Representative for New York’s 22nd Congressional District, which stretched eight counties from Lake Ontario to the Southern Tier, including, Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Oswego and Tioga Counties. While serving in Congress, Anthony earned a reputation as a principled, common sense legislator. Anthony served as a member on the Committee on Agriculture, the House Armed Services Committee and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During his tenure in Congress, Anthony was one of the most productive members authoring twelve bipartisan pieces of legislation that became law on issues ranging from improving mental health care for our veterans and active duty military personnel, boosting manufacturing and job creation efforts in Upstate New York and lowering health insurance costs for older adults.
New York State Assembly (2011-2018) – Anthony served as a member of the New York State Assembly representing the Utica-Rome area where he built solid relationships with local officials, the business community as well as legislators on both sides of the aisle and the Executive Branch. Anthony is responsible for securing millions of dollars for healthcare, educational and economic development projects in the district he represented.
Utica School Board (2009-2011) – Anthony served as a member of his local school board in Utica, where his children currently attend school.
Anthony’s Awards & Honors
U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Spirit of Enterprise Award; Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award; Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship
Campaign to Fix the Debt – Fiscal Hero Award
Aids Community Resources CNY, Northeast Kidney Foundation – Champion for Healthy Seniors Award
Oneida County Volunteer Fire Service – Recognition
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency – Community Visionary Award
Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees – Many Countries, One Community Award
Central New York Labor Council – Samuel Gompers Distinguished Service Medal
Stevens-Swan Humane Society of Oneida County – Recognition for Efforts to Combat Animal Cruelty
Early Care/Learning Council – Excellence in Leadership Award
New York State Health Care Providers – Elected Official of the Year
Utica City School District – President’s Award
National Trial Lawyers Award for Top 40 Under 40
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Brindisi For Judge Endorsements
IBEW Local Union 910
Teamsters Local 317
IBEW Local 43
New York State Professional Fire Fighters Association
Central New York CAP Council, UAW Region 9
Central New York Labor Council AFL-CIO
Central & Northern New York Building Trades
United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One
North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
CWA Local 1123 & CWA Local 1126
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