About Greg Garofalo, Esq.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Albany, NY

Greg Garofalo, Esq. has spent more than 20 years in the Capital District helping resident with legal problems that revolve around the operation of an automobile. Among the cases, Mr Garofalo has defended felony and misdemeanors in the areas Driving While Intoxicated and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation. Additionally, Mr. Garofalo has prosecuted thousands of automobile accident cases that have awarded cases of nearly $15,000,000.00 in settlements.

Professional Experience

Greg Garofalo, Esq.

Founding Attorney
1990 to present

  • Established large general litigation practice through self-initiated direct and personal contact with referring professionals and use of television advertising campaign.
  • Litigation practice has included personal injury, medical malpractice, contracts, criminal defense and collections.
  • Expanded practice into the field of equine law after moving to the Capital District.
  • Drafted contracts and syndication agreements, formed limited liability companies for racing and breeding partnerships and conducted litigation on behalf of clients.
  • Lectured at SUNY Morrisville and SUNY Cobleskill on topic of legal structures for racing and breeding entities.
  • Client list includes many major thoroughbred breeding farms, training centers, horse owners, bloodstock agents and trainers in NY, KY, SC, FL and CA.

New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc.

General Counsel
1996 to 2011

  • Strong understanding of the overall and day to day needs of the organization gathered over fifteen years as general counsel.
  • Consulted on a wide variety of legal, business and political issues on behalf of the Board of Directors, Executive Director, Deputy Director and Lobbyist.
  • Negotiated or consulted on contracts, agreements, leases and licensing with, among others, NYRA and NYTB&DF.
  • Assisted in drafting and establishing rules and regulations for the scholarship program.

New York Breeder’s Sales Company, Inc.,

General Counsel
2004 to 2008

  • Incorporated NY based sales company and responsible for overseeing all corporate formalities, contracts and agreements.
  • Collaborated in the production of the sales catalogue including but not limited to drafting conditions of sale and proof reading.
  • Advised and/or assisted general manager in the day to day operations of corporation including content recommendations for Web site.

Office of the District Attorney, Bronx County, Bronx, NY

Student Internship

  • Assigned to Appeals Bureau.
  • Conducted research on gun control enforcement specifically for the requirement of a minimum mandatory one-year sentence in wake of the case People of State of New York v. Bernie Getz.

House of Commons, London England

Student Internship

  • Worked for David Evennett, Member of Parliament.
  • Conducted research on British Health Care system and immigration policy.


Pace University Law School, White Plains, New York
Juris Doctor
Admitted in NY & CT

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
B.A. History
Certificate of International Relations

Community Service

March of Dimes, Northeast Division of New York
Ambassador Family
5/06 to Present

  • Top fundraising Family Team of Northeast Division of New York for two consecutive years.