Christopher L. Paolino


Chris focuses his practice on complex corporate and commercial litigation, arbitration, and appeals, with an emphasis on corporate, partnership, and business disputes; contract disputes; and post-merger and post-acquisition disputes. He also handles cases involving securities, financial services, debt service, EB-5 funding, real estate, construction, employment, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, oil and gas, and usury law. Chris has represented clients in all phases of litigation in federal and state courts, as well as all phases of arbitration.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris was an associate and summer associate at a national law firm. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude), his M.B.A., and his law degree (cum laude) from Fordham University.




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.


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014
  • Fordham University, M.B.A., 2010
  • Fordham University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2009
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York

New York State Bar Association

New York County Lawyers’ Association