Biography

Christopher Modelewski currently serves the Town of Huntington as the Chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Mr. Modelewski is a graduate of Hofstra Law School (J.D.) and The State University of New York College at Oswego (B.A.). Mr. Modelewski is a former Assistant County Attorney with the Suffolk County Attorney’s Office, a former Special Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County, and a former Assistant Town Attorney from the Town of Huntington. Mr. Modelewski worked as a Congressional Staff Assistant and a union construction worker before commencing the practice of law.

Mr. Modelewski formerly represented the Suffolk County Police Department, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, and other agencies and officials of Suffolk County before the Supreme Court of the State of New York. While a Senior Assistant in the Office of the Huntington Town Attorney, Mr. Modelewski prosecuted serious violations of the Town Code in the District Court, and successfully obtained injunctions barring the illegal use of land. Since leaving full time government service in 1992, Mr. Modelewski has been engaged in civil practice with areas of concentration including commercial and personal injury litigation in all courts in New York, municipal law, land use applications and related litigation, business organization and commercial transactions.

For the past 23 years Christopher Modelewski has dedicated himself to the pursuit of justice on behalf of his clients including individuals, large and small businesses and municipalities. His varied and extensive experience in the law spans the legislative, executive and judicial branches of American government at the federal, state, county, town and village levels.

Christopher Modelewski is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States District Court, Eastern District, New York. Mr. Modelewski is a member of the New York State and Suffolk County Bar Associations, and a member of the New York Trial Lawyers Association.