Christian V. Cangiano


Chris focuses his practice on complex corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration, and appellate practice, with an emphasis on corporate, partnership, and business disputes, contract disputes, post-merger and post-acquisition disputes, and professional liability. He has represented companies in a broad range of industries including the restaurant, technology, financial services and real estate industries.

In addition to litigation, Chris counsels and advises on proposed business transactions, entity formations and structures, contractual obligations, trademark law, copyright law and other transactional matters, including the negotiation and drafting of various corporate documents such as separation agreements for members of limited liability companies, escrow agreements, confidentiality agreements, nondisclosure agreements, employee manuals, licensing agreements, and other contracts. He recently acted as primary counsel advising on the options surrounding the potential separation of partners in a multi-million dollar real estate company.

Chris served as a director on the board of directors for Theatre East, a not-for-profit theater company focusing on off-Broadway productions and educational outreach to the New York City community

Chris earned his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University and his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.



Cozen O'Connor Promotes 29 Attorneys to Member

March 20, 2023

Cozen O'Connor is proud to announce the promotion of 29 attorneys to member.

Cozen O’Connor Bolsters Commercial Litigation Practice with the Addition of Veteran Litigator Jeremy E. Deutsch and Team

June 07, 2021

Joining with him will be Christian V. Cangiano, of counsel, Elliot J. Coz, counsel, and Eric W. Huang, Christopher Paolino, and Ian Bain as associates.


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Binghamton University, B.A., 1992
  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Michigan

New York City Bar Association