Madeline Muniz

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Madeline Muniz is an associate of Cannata, Hendele & Cannata, LLP. Before obtaining her law degree, Ms. Muniz gained over a decade of legal experience as a paralegal with this law firm and legal intern with governmental entities. Her areas of practice currently include construction, premises, motor vehicle accidents, toxic torts, wrongful death, professional malpractice, and claims before the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).

Ms. Muniz joined Cannata, Hendele & Cannata as a paralegal in 2008. She was involved in cases from initial consultation through trial. Ms. Muniz also worked extensively on the World Trade Center litigation, where she coordinated the exchange of mass discovery, aided in the review of thousands of documents, and assisted in the preparation of expert witnesses for deposition.

Admitted to the Bar in 2018, Ms. Muniz’s practice has now expanded to include a variety of other types of personal injury actions. She also continues to passionately advocate for individuals affected by the September 11th attacks before the VCF, in Surrogate’s Court, and in other arenas to ensure our clients' rights are protected.

A cum laude graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Ms. Muniz interned for the New York State Attorney General’s office and at the New York City District Attorney’s office before attending law school. She earned her law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 2017, where she attended the evening program and was actively involved with the school’s Disability Rights Clinic.

Ms. Muniz is licensed to practice in the State of New York and in the Southern District of New York. She is involved in various New York City Bar Associations. She is also bilingual and bicultural.