Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts

Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys - General Defense

12 Fountain Plaza, Suite 600, Buffalo, New York 14202

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bodily Injury
  • Property Damage
  • Toxic Torts
  • Health
  • Life Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Lead Paint
  • Subrogation
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Construction Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Group Benefits
  • Coverage Questions
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Environmental Complex Tort Litigation
  • First Party Benefits Defense

About Us

Founded in 1996 by experienced civil trial attorneys, Russo & Gould LLP provides trusted legal counsel and representation on a wide range of civil liability and insurance matters in New York, Buffalo, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

At Russo & Gould LLP, we handle your legal matters from inception through final resolution. Our established reputation within the judiciary, legal community and insurance industry as a highly successful and effective trial firm has earned us accolades from AM Best’s Recommended Insurance Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell and recognition in New York and New Jersey Super Lawyers. Our Attorneys have also been recognized among top Legal Leaders in the New York Metropolitan Area by the Wall Street Journal and New York Law Journal.

At Russo & Gould LLP we are dedicated to developing thoughtful and creative legal strategies that are tailored to meet each client's specific needs and achieve each client's ultimate goals. We confer regularly with our clients to ensure their decision making is informed and that their objectives are being met. Our attorneys are also trained to identify early on in the litigation process those claims suitable for resolution and those matters which should be vigorously defended through trial. To provide this level of representation we carefully recruit and train each of our attorneys and paralegals to ensure not only quality representation, but effective advocacy at a reasonable cost.

We invite you to browse our website to learn more about the firm, our attorneys and the legal services we provide

Additional Locations

  • Edison, New Jersey
  • 10 Franklin Avenue
  • Edison, New Jersey 08837
    • Telephone: 732-738-5600
  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • 100 Pearl Street, 14th Floor
  • Hartford, Connecticut 06103
    • Telephone: 860-986-7845
  • Stamford, Connecticut
  • One Stamford Plaza
  • 263 Tressor Boulevard
  • Stamford, Connecticut 06900
    • Telephone: 203-883-4217

Personnel Information


Florina Altshiler

Buffalo, NY

Years of Experience: 16

  • New Jersey, 2005
  • New York, 2006
  • Alaska, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of New York
  • Binghamton University, B.A., 2002
  • Binghamton University, Cert. International Studies, 2003
  • St. Johns University School of Law, J.D., 2005

Born: 1982

(See profile under New York, NY for additional information)

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