J.D., Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law
M.A., St. John’s University
B.A., John Jay College CUNY
New York, 2019
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Raymond Gonzalez litigates a range of labor law, premises liability and general liability claims; in particular, negligence and workers’ compensation law claims, including individual plaintiff suits and insurance subrogation actions. Raymond handles all aspects of these cases, from inception to resolution, including conducting claims investigations; analyzing financial records and general liability insurance policy coverage and endorsements; managing complex discovery; arguing motions and handling hearings in New York state and federal courts; and conducting multiple-party settlement negotiations.
Raymond brings more than 15 years of legal, employment management and business experience to his work, including as a paralegal for a number of years. He has significant experience in commercial transaction and bankruptcy litigation. Prior to joining WCM, he worked as a law clerk for house counsel to a national insurance corporation, assisting on the handling of liability and no-fault actions.
Secured summary judgment decisions in state and district courts on premises liability claims, arguing lack of constructive notice of the alleged defect.
Secured dispositive motion decisions on claims pursuant to the New York Dram Shop Act, arguing the applicable standard of liability for serving alcohol to a visibly intoxicated patron.
Successfully tendered indemnification and defense of claims pursuant to contractual obligations for claims made against our clients
Argued successfully before the First Department Appellate Division on the legal obligations of property owners for duty to clean and monitor easements.
Successfully defended subrogation claims made by insurance companies against our client for claims of accidents arising from our client’s work product.
Honors and Distinctions
Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Member, Tax Law Clinic
Fluent in Spanish
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