Frank J. Ciano
Frank J. Ciano is a senior partner at Goldberg Segalla’s New York office and the leader of the firm’s Risk and Litigation Avoidance Strategies and Food and Beverage Practice Groups. Mr. Ciano specializes in the defense of complex and high-stakes product liability, regulatory and intellectual property matters. In addition, he is a registered patent attorney. He serves as an editor of the blog, Risky Business, Avoiding Product Liability, Commercial, and Other Litigation. Mr. Ciano also assists international corporations to comply with the various requirements of the European Union Product Liability and Safety Directives, as well as China's Product Quality Law and Compulsory Certification Mark. He received a bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering, cum laude, with a minor in computer science, from Manhattan College in 1986. Upon graduation, he worked as an aerospace engineer, designing wing and fuselage structures for air and spacecraft. He then attended Hofstra University School of Law, where he earned his juris doctorate, with distinction, in 1990.