William Dennis Demaria
Bill was born in Manhattan at New York Hospital in 1956 and grew up in Long Island. He received his undergraduate degree from St John’s University in Queens in 1978 and his Juris Doctor degree from St John’s in 1981. He has specialized in the defense of medical malpractice cases since his admission to practice law in New York in 1982 and was a member of the firm from 1982 to 1995 before practicing at another premier medical malpractice defense firm in Suffolk County from 1995 to 2018. Bill then returned in an of counsel position to the firm that gave him his first opportunity to practice law after graduation from law school. During his career as an attorney, Bill has represented physicians and hospitals at trial as well as on appeal. He met his wife, Lynne in law school and together they have a three children: Victoria, Elizabeth and Edward.