Olga A. Pettigrew
Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Corporate Governance, Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, Wills, Estate Planning and Alternative Dispute Resolution
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
US District Court, Southern District of New York
US District Court, Eastern District of New York
US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
EDUCATIONBrooklyn Law School, J.D. 2008
Fordham University, B.A. 2005
Stuyvesant High School, 2001
American Bar Association, Member
New York Bar Association, Member
Nassau County Bar Association, Member
Olga A. Pettigrew is Of Counsel to the firm and brings a varied background in complex consumer and commercial litigation, corporate legal departments, and regulatory agencies. Ms. Pettigrew’s substantial litigation experience includes contract disputes, business torts, Article 78 municipal challenges, ERISA fiduciary breach class actions, consumer class actions, wage and hour litigation, and shareholder derivative lawsuits. Ms. Pettigrew recently served as counsel for a Fortune 500 energy company in a $1 billion arbitration against a major consulting firm and software provider arising from a failed software implementation, which successfully resolved in a substantial recovery for her client. Ms. Pettigrew is also a certified mediator, helping clients involved in disputes to engage in open and constructive dialogue to negotiate towards their own mutually agreeable resolution. Ms. Pettigrew was recently chosen for the highly selective Mediator Incubator program sponsored by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, a mentorship program pairing attorneys with top mediators in the region.
In addition, Ms. Pettigrew represents clients in a variety of elder law and estate planning matters, including preparation of last wills and trusts, planning for end-of-life and long-term care with living wills, health care proxies and powers of attorney, as well as general estate administration.
Ms. Pettigrew was recognized as a New York Metro “Rising Star” in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019 by the Super Lawyers rating service.
Ms. Pettigrew is fluent in Spanish and Polish.