Patricia S. Ciccarelli – Partner

Direct Line: 716-204-1862


Patricia S. Ciccarelli is a founding member of Schnitter Ciccarelli Mills PLLC and heads the firm’s upstate New York toxic tort team. Patricia is a trial attorney with an abundance of experience in many areas of defense civil litigation, including general negligence, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, construction site accidents, environmental claims and appeals. Patricia has taken numerous cases to verdict. A frequent writer and speaker for continuing education providers throughout New York State and for various insurance companies, Patricia is known in the legal community and among insurers as having particular expertise in defending lead paint claims for property owners and managers.


SUNY Buffalo Law School
Binghamton University
L’Universite d’Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France


Selected to chair National Lead Paint Litigation Conference 2012, 2013
Named Super Lawyer, 2011 – 2017
Served on Boards of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the SUNY Buffalo Law School GOLD Group
Fluent in Italian
Recognized by the Eighth Judicial District Pro Bono Committee for her commitment to servicing indigent clients


Insurance Women of Buffalo
Sponsored member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Charles S. Desmond Inns of Court
Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association
Erie County Bar Association


New York State
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Court, Western District of New York