Kaitlyn Costello is an associate in the Litigation practice group. She handles a wide variety of litigation matters pending in both federal and state courts, including claims involving municipal liability under Section 1983, Title VII, the defense of civil rights and constitutional claims, the Fair Labor Standards Act, commercial and business litigation and real estate litigation.
Ms. Costello began her career as an associate in Berkman Henoch’s Foreclosure Litigation practice group during which time she handled all aspects of contested foreclosure actions. Thereafter, she acted as in-house counsel to a New York City based supermarket chain where she dealt with a wide variety of legal issues, including the defense of personal injury actions, the resolution of landlord/tenant disputes, compliance with local, state and federal laws and internal labor and employment matters. Before returning to Berkman Henoch as a litigation associate in September 2016, Ms. Costello was an associate at a downtown Manhattan law firm practicing personal injury defense litigation.
Ms. Costello received her B.A. in Economics from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and was fortunate enough to graduate from Fordham University School of Law with her J.D. through Fordham University’s “3-3 Law Program.” The “3-3 Law Program” enables students with the appropriate credentials to enroll in Fordham University School of Law after only three years of study at Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Since the completion of her study at Fordham, Ms. Costello remains active in the Fordham Community by participating in various recruitment events hosted by the University and has been featured in several of Fordham’s marketing campaigns.